Three people were arrested after police recieved reports of vehicles being entered, in the underground parking garage at 238 Willow Road. Officers located vehicles with the driver’s side windows smashed, and items from inside removed. Responding officers and a canine unit conducted a track, and observed three males. A continuation of the track, by Police Service Dog Charger led to the arrest of the men, at around 2:20 this morning. Three Guelph males, aged 20, 22, and 24 face various charges. Police are asking any witnesses to contact them, or Crimestoppers.
Yesterday Police responded to Westwood Public School, to investigate a vandalism, which appears to have occured over the weekend. Police say at least three windows had holes, caused by pellets or other projectiles, and other windows were smashed. The school was defaced with spray paint, and police say there were numerous spent fireworks around the property. Any witnesses are asked to contact police or crimestoppers.
This year, the Sirens for Life Campaign will be dedicated to Constable Jennifer Kovach, who passed away in the line of duty on March 14. Emergency service workers in Guelph and the Canadian Blood Servies are teaming up once again for this campaign, which kicks off tomorrow morning at the Guelph Blood Donor Clinic at 130 Silvercreek Parkway North. Constable Kovach was an active participant of the Sirens for Life campaign during her career, and her mother Gloria Kovach, and her father and stepmother support this campaign.
You may be one of the 400 randomly selected households in Guelph, to get a call this week
about the city’s outside water use program. The telephone survey is part of the city’s by-law review of the program.
It takes no more than 10 minutes, and calls are made in the evenings and weekends.
The survey is to gather community feedback as the City develops recommended changes to the by-law.
Feedback was given earlier this year, by residents and businesses, on potential changes to the Outside Water Use Program and By-law through community forums, a business roundtable and online engagement forums.
A 16-year-old high school student from Kitchener has died in Mexico.
Police say Camila Lopez was kayaking Saturday, when she was struck by a jet ski.
A Waterloo Catholic District School Board spokesman says Camila attended St. Mary’s High School,
and would have been starting Grade 11 this September.
He says a social worker and school administrators will be at the
school’s chapel today to assist students and the community as
they pay respects to Lopez.
Residents in five Ontario ridings could be heading to the polls
as early as August 1st.
That’s the date Liberal sources say Premier Wynne has chosen for
the byelections triggered by recent M-P resignations.
The sources say she’ll make the announcement today, even
though she could wait until December to call three of them.
The Liberals were one seat short of a majority government before
the five resignations, so the outcomes of the byelections will not
change the balance of power in the legislature.
A funeral is to be held today for a toddler who died after being left alone in a
sweltering car in Milton.
Police have said Maximus Huyskens died after “being exposed to high-level temperatures
for an extended period of time” in a sedan outside a Milton home last week.
Investigators say the two-year-old was in the care of his maternal grandmother, while his
father was at work and his mother was at an appointment.
No charges have been laid and police say they’re still awaiting further toxicology test results.
The boys’ five-year-old sister was at school at the time of the
incident and remains in the care of her parents.
Max’s parents have said their son “shared his magic with everyone he met.”
Fire officials are investigating a blaze that ripped through a north Cambridge home Monday night, leaving a couple homeless.
Emergency crews arrived on site to find the Thorman drive residence engulfed in flames. The fire was extinguised without incident.
A husband and wife in their 60’s were reportedly home at the time, being visited by family members. Everyone made it out safely, including the family dog.
Damage is pegged at around 175-thousand dollars. The cause of the fire is under investigation.
The County of Wellington has some plans for the Aberfoyle Waste facility.
The facility on concession road 4, just west of County Road 35 will be renovated into a long term transfer operation for waste and recycling materials.
The changes and the construction work itself will result in service reductions.
The landfill portion of the site will be closing by the end of the calendar year.
In order to keep the site safe for customer while work is being done on the facility – the days of operation will also be reduced. Starting from September 1 through December 31 the site will only be open for business on Fridays and Saturdays.
And from September 1 until the end of November, some services within the construction area will be temporarily suspended.
A judge has given justice officials until the end of August to
give media lawyers access to a sealed search warrant police used in
raiding homes tied to a video purportedly showing Mayor Rob Ford
Ontario court judge Philip Downes criticized the Crown for
attempting to string out the process in his ruling Tuesday.
Several media outlets want the courts to let them see the
documents as a matter of “great public interest” given the
possible link to the mayor.
Police used the warrant to raid 12 addresses and seize firearms,
drugs and cash in northwestern Toronto as part of an investigation
into gang activity in late May.
A Cornwall woman faces charges after allegedly filing a false
report with the local Children’s Aid Society.
Police say 22-year-old suspect Melissa Degray contacted the aid
society on Sunday night and told workers a female was at home drunk
and could not take care of her six-year old child.
Officers determined the allegation false upon investigation.
Degray was arrested on Monday for harassment and mischief.
Police are looking for a hit-and-run suspect after two cyclists
were struck in Zorra Township Monday night.
Oxford provincial police say four teens were biking around 11 p-m
when one was struck from behind by a vehicle and tossed into a
A second cyclist was knocked down as a result of the first one
being hit and one of the teens ended up in the hospital for
treatment of minor injuries.
Police are looking for a dark grey pickup truck with large tires
and two stacks sticking up on the back of the truck after the driver
fled from the scene.
A T-T-C bus driver faces a costly traffic violation today.
Magdalene Angelidis goes to court today on charges of careless
driving and failure to stop at a red light after a woman was killed
Angelidis is also the subject of a multi-million dollar damage
suit filed by the dead woman’s family.
Barrie police are holding a 24-year-old man for a bail hearing
after he allegedly assaulted his 42-year-old girlfriend.
Police went to an apartment on Monday after a woman had left the
residence to call police about an argument concerning the man’s
drinking and infidelity.
They discovered the man had allegedly assaulted the woman several
days before and caused damage to the apartment.
Police say the man wasn’t in the apartment when they arrived, but
arrested him the following day and charged him with assault,
mischief and failure to comply with probation.
No names have been released.
The CHL import draft, involving all 60 teams from the OHL, WHL and QMJHL, begins at 11am this morning. The Vancouver Giants of the Western Hockey league have the 1st pick, followed by the OHL Ottawa 67s. The Guelph Storm pick in the #26 and 38 positions-looking for players to replace defenseman Andrey Pedan and forward Tanner Richard, who have signed pro contracts.