Just before noon yesterday, Police attended to a residence on Waterloo Avenue, to investigate and break and enter. Police say culprits gained entry by pushing in a window pane, sometime overnight. New home products and tools, valued at over five thousand dollars, was taken, including two white marble sinks, and electric tools.
Later yesterday evening, police attended to a Glascow Streeet residence about another break and enter, this time the suspects got in through an unlocked garage, sometime between 8 in the morning anf 5:45 in the afternoon. Two bicycles were stolen.
A 24 year old man has been charged with being intoxicated in a public place, and possession of a prohibited weapon. Just before 3:30 this morning Guelph Police located an intoxicated man on the sidewalk on Wellington Street, near Neeve. He was wearing brass knuckles, and was arrested.
Terry Manning rides into Guelph tomorrow afternoon.
The 69 year old is on a coast-to-coast bike ride to raise 60 thousand dollars for the emergency department at Guelph General Hospital. He’s leaving London at the crack of dawn tomorrow, and is expected at the General Hospital at 3:30.
He’ll be escorted into town by members of the Speed River Cycling Club. Then Sunday afternoon from 1 til 4, there is a bar-be-que at the Royal-on-Gordon at 16-91 Gordon street. Terry will be there to meet with you. 5 dollars gets you a burger, chips and a beverage.
Terry has almost reached the 30-thousand dollar mark, in his fund raising goal.
Two men are going to be O-K after a plane crash in Minto.
O-P-P say the Cessna came down yesterday afternoon, and knocked
down a hydro poll and stop sign.
The 57- and 24-year-old men from Holland were treated at the
scene for minor injuries.
The Transportation Safety Board is investigating.
Each year, Statistics Canada compiles what’s known as the crime severity index.
Its a method of comparing major crimes in cities across the country.
Several times, Guelph has topped the index with the best score. But this year we are number 2.
Guelph scored 50.52. The national rate is 75. The rate in Regina, the worst in the country, is 116.
Guelph police chief Bryan Larkin says his police service will now analyze some areas where they have
seen slight changes.
They’ll try and find the root causes of those changes, to see if something new is happening in guelph.
That way police can respond to the changes.
While guelph scored a 50.52, up 3 points from 2011, Quebec moved into first place at just under 48.
Waterloo region recorded a 58 while Brantford checked in at 92.
The Special Investigations Unit has cleared members of the Guelph
police service in the death of a 72-year-old man in March.
The police watchdog says Robert McGee died due to post-traumatic
seizure disorder and that his death was unrelated to his arrest a
Officers had been called to his home by his wife, who said he had
threatened to kill her.
He was arrested and taken to hospital but released into his
wife’s care the next day.
Guelph police say they respect the mandate of the S-I-U and now
consider the matter closed.
Calling it a mistake made out of desperation, the owner of the
Algo Centre Mall says a scheme involving a series of
multi-million-dollar repair contracts was an attempt to get a loan
for real improvements on the crumbling shopping centre.
Bob Nazarian says the plan was designed to prevent the Royal Bank
from calling in his mortgage because of the doomed mall’s state of
In his third day of testimony, Nazarian told the public inquiry
that the scheme hatched in 2008 was legitimate, but he called it off
on the recommendation of his lawyer.
The premiers and territorial leaders are pledging to fight
Ottawa’s plan to fund jobs training for workers, saying it would
cost them about a half-billion dollars.
The pledge came during the leaders’ semi-annual conference, which
wraps up today in Niagara-on-the-Lake.
Ottawa wants to funnel some of the money it now gives to the
provinces and territories into the new program.
But the provinces and territories say they’d have to find more
than 600-million dollars to maintain current programs and help pay
for the Canada Job Grant.
A 25-thousand-dollar reward is being offered for the capture and
conviction of the men who robbed a Sault Ste. Marie bank in March.
The robbery at the T-D Canada Trust took place two hours before
the bank opened.
Two masked men, one armed with a gun, used a sledge hammer to
break a locked glass door and once inside ordered the employees to
kneel on the floor.
The robbers made off with a substantial amount of money.
The Canadian Bankers Association is putting up the reward.
Police in Sudbury say a 16-year-old used the name of pop star
Harry Styles to lure a young person on a social networking site.
The teen was arrested this week and charged with luring a child.
Police say they searched a home in March and seized a number of
Investigators believe the suspect approached victims online using
Styles’ name to gain their trust.
Police say further charges are pending.
The O-P-P say they have found drug production facilities in two
small communities east of Peterborough.
Police say they searched a home in Warkworth yesterday and
discovered a large meth lab, and O-P-P and Toronto police teams were
called in to dismantle the facility.
Investigators say a second search in Campbellford turned up
another drug production facility, which was taken down by the
specialized O-P-P Unit.
A 54-year-old man, Sut Jhing Ng, and a 39-year-old woman, Sui
Yuan Zhao, both of Campbellford, were charged with production of a
controlled substance and possession for the purpose of trafficking a
They had court dates in Oshawa yesterday.
The Royals suffered their third straight loss, 6-5, to the Bandits in Burlington last night.
The Royals travel to Brantford tonight, to take on the front-running Red Sox.
The provincial softball tournament is taking place this weekend, at the Guelph Lakes Sports Fields, hosted by the Guelph Gators bantam girls. They will play Brantford at 4:30 this afternoon, then 8:30 tonights versus Brampton. The Guelph bantams are in a pool with Brantford and Brampton, aling with Windsor, Mississauga, and Oak Ridges. The Championship game takes place on Sunday.