A 20 year old guelph man is charged with assault with a weapon assault causing bodily harm, uttering threats, possession of a dangerous weapon, and robbery.
Late Friday night, police were called to Emma Street, where they found one man suffering from a knife wound, and a suspect, being held on the ground by several people.
Two men were walking home from a party, when another man produced a knife, and demanded they turn over a cell phone.
One man was taken to hospital, with what was said to be a minor stab wound.
Guelph Police and Fire Units responded to a fire, at a building at 576 Woolwich Street. Damagein the fire is minor, and there were no injuries, but a 56 year old Guelph woman is charged with arson endagering life.
Thieves got into a home on Westminster Avenue, yesterday afternoon, and stole two bikes, and a hedge trimmer. Police say thieves gained entry to the garage, through and unlocked rear door.
Police say on Saturday evening, a car struck a parked vehicle on Ryde Road, and continued driving. Officers located the suspect vehicle a few moments later. Two other drivers were arrested in RIDE programs set up by police, that ran through yesterday morning. Drinking and driving charges were laid in all three cases.
One man was arrested as heavily armed police arrived at his Waterloo home around 10 last night.
The man, wanted for trying to run down a police officer Saturday, surrendered without incident.
One officer fired several shots at the driver of a black Hyundai that drove at him.
The officer suffered a knee injury, when he was clipped by the car.
Two men were arrested in connection with the case Saturday. One man was arrested earlier yesterday.
The whole incident began Saturday evening with a shop lifting complaint.
Police later traced a car to condominium parking lot. The officer was injured when he attempted to stop the car.
A woman charged in the death of her grandson who was left in
sweltering car is due in court in Milton today.
Leslie McDonald is charged with criminal negligence causing death
and failing to provide the necessities of life.
Her grandson died on June 26th — a month
before his second birthday.
Police said the boy was exposed to high temperatures for an
extended period of time.
A motorcyclist turned into the path of pick-up truck in Kitchener yesterday. The 45 year old Kincardine man suffered non-life threatening injuries and was hospitalized.
He’s also charged with making an improper turn.
And Saturday night, two men suffered smoke inhalation and one of them received burns to his hands and face, in a house fire in Kitchener.
Police say two men were barbecuing, when it appears the hose on the propane tank came loose and ignited.
Flames spread to a bamboo privacy screen, then up the back of the house, into the eves and the roof.
Damage in the fire is estimated at 175 thousand dollars, and the home is uninhabitable.
Peter Shurman has lost his job as Progressive Conservative
Tory leader Tim Hudak made the announcement last night after
meeting with the Toronto-area M-P-P to discuss his housing expense
Shurman, who keeps an apartment in Toronto, billed Ontario
taxpayers nearly 21-thousand dollars last year after moving to
Hudak says that while Shurman followed the current rules,
taxpayers hold elected officials to a higher standard.
Lower car insurance rates, a new spending watchdog and tighter
rules on tanning beds are among the Liberal government’s key issues
as the legislature begins its fall session today.
But the ongoing controversy over the cancellation of two gas
plants will continue to fuel debate.
The Tories say they’ll bring forward a second contempt motion
today over the Liberals’ decisions to cancel gas plants in Oakville
and Mississauga, at a cost of at least 585-million dollars.
A coroner’s inquest resumes today into the death of Ashley Smith.
At least 50 witnesses are scheduled to testify during the second
half of the inquest, including the warden and deputy warden from
Grand Valley Institution in Kitchener where the 19-year-old died in
2007 while in an isolation cell.
The first half of the inquiry revealed that many people in the
prison system cared deeply about Smith, but others cared more about
their jobs or pushing paper.
In sports, the Brantford Red Sox beat the Barrie Baycats 7-4. That forces a 7th game in the Intercounty Baseball League championship series. It goes tonight in Brantford. The Red Sox at one time, trailed the series 3 games to none.
In Kitchener and District Soccer League action, Aurora beat the Rangers 5-2.