Just after 4 Friday afternoon, a man was released, after he was arrested and charged for an offence under the controlled drugs and substances act. He was released on a promise to appear, with one of his conditions being not to enter the downtown bsuiness district. Just after 4:30 that same afternoon, he was observed walking on Macdonnel, towards Wyndham Street, and was re-arrested. A 56 year old man has been charged, and was held for a bail hearing.
On Sunday evening, a 15 year old male was riding his mountain bike on the sidewalk, southbound on Carey Crescent, at the same time a 50 year old man was backing his motorcycle out of his garage, in an eastbound direction. The cyclist struck the motorcylce, and was thrown to the ground. The cyclist was taken to hospital and treated for a fractured left ankle and wrist. He was not wearing a helmet. The motorcycle sustained one-thousand dollars damage. Guelph police remind cyclists with a wheel size greater than 20 inches are prohibited from riding on the sidewalk, and all cyclists under the age of 18 must wear a helmet at all times.
Guelph police are reaching out to citizens, in an attempt to educate residents regarding yet another fraud activity in our coty. Police say there are currently three scams to be aware of. The first invloves free online classified ads, such as kajiji and craigslist, which are meant for in-person transactions. Police say never wire transfer money.
The employment scam involves hiring you as a secret shopper, for example, to get you to rate the service of a wire transfer company.
The anti-virus scam involves recieveing a phone call from someone from “windows technical support”, asking you to give them remote access to your computer, and to purchase lifetime virus protection.
Another variation involves a pop up on your computer, inticing you to respond.
Police say never transfer money, and is its too good to be true, it probably is.
A police raid in Halton Hills has led to drug trafficking charges against a 31-year-old man.
Police say they made the arrest Saturday after searching a home in Halton Hills.
They say officers seized 40 grams of cocaine, more than 5 1/2
pounds of marijuana, five grams of suspected ketamine, 15 grams of
cannabis and two rifles.
A 31-year old man faces multiple charges including drug trafficking and possession.
A 30-year old man faces two counts of unauthorized possession of a firearm.
Both suspects are from Halton Hills.
Canada Day festivities at Ashbridges Bay turned violent last night
Police say a boy believed to be 16 was stabbed in the stomach.
His injuries are considered serious.
The stabbing occurred around 11 at a swimming pool near the Park, east
of downtown Toronto along Lake Ontario.
Police say a fireworks show had just ended when they got the call.
Police had not yet made an arrest by this morning and were talking to witnesses.
The achievements of astronaut Chris Hadfield and the perseverance
of flood-stricken Albertans were celebrated on Parliament Hill this
Prime Minister Stephen Harper told the 80-thousand people in
attendance that those in Alberta set an example for all Canadians in
their response to the recent flood crisis.
Despite performances by Carly Rae Jepsen, Terri Clark and Metric,
Hadfield drew the biggest cheers from the crowd as he performed
David Bowie’s Space Oddity.
He recorded a video for the song while commanding the
International Space Station.
A 22-year-old man is being questioned in London after what police suspect was the
attempted abduction of a child.
Police say a man allegedly tried to leave the city`s Trade Centre at about 5 Sunday afternoon
with a five-year-old girl.
When challenged, the man released the girl’s hand and fled on roller blades.
A suspect was arrested yesterday afternoon and charged with carrying
a concealed weapon and possession of a prohibited weapon.
Police said those charges are related to his arrest.
Police also say the circumstances surrounding the reported
abduction attempt are still under investigation.
The inquest into the death of Ashley Smith has broken for the summer.
About 50 witnesses have appeared at the inquest so far, with as
many to come when it re-opens in the fall.
Julian Roy, a spokesman for Smith’s family, says it has already become clear that
guards at the prison in Kitchener, were ordered to stay out of Ashley’s cell as long as she
was still breathing.
Smith was 19 when she strangled herself to death in her segregation cell and many witnesses
have said she did not belong in a prison setting.
Windsor Police are warning the public about fake police officers
committing robberies in the city.
A 16-year-old was robbed of his bike by three men dressed as
officers on Saturday night.
The men were wearing light blue shirts with Windsor Police logos
on the sleeves and dark cargo pants.
No weapons were seen by the victim and police are reminding the
public that uniformed officers will have a badge, a number on their
shirt and will be armed.
Former Bank of Canada governor has a busy week ahead of him as he
takes on his new role as the head of the Bank of England.
Later this week, Carney will meet with the Monetary Policy
Committee to look into possibly expanding a stimulus plan that has
pumped 579-billion-dollars into the British economy since 2009.
Carney is the first non-Brit to run the Bank of England in its