Major Incidents

Last Updated: Monday April 24, 2017 1:00:00 AM

MVC FATALITY
Incident #: WA17085305
Publish Date: Apr 23, 2017
Incident Date: Apr 21, 2017
Location: WHISTLE BARE RD and DICKIE SETTLEMENT RD, NORTH DUMFRIES ON Canada

On April 21st 2017 shortly after 3:00 a.m. there was a fatal motor vehicle collision on Dickie Settlement Road near Whistle Bear Road in North Dumfries Township. The un-witnessed collision resulted in the death of a 43 year old Cambridge male. Traffic Services closed the road for several hours to facilitate the investigation and at this time are not ruling out any causes for the collision. Police are appealing for witnesses of a Grey Mini Cooper prior to the collision to contact Traffic Services at (519)653-7700 x 8856.

MVC FATALITY
Incident #: WA17085305
Publish Date: Apr 23, 2017
Incident Date: Apr 21, 2017
Location: WHISTLE BARE RD and DICKIE SETTLEMENT RD, NORTH DUMFRIES ON Canada

On April 21st 2017 shortly after 3:00 a.m. there was a fatal motor vehicle collision on Dickie Settlement Road near Whistle Bear Road in North Dumfries Township. The un-witnessed collision resulted in the death of a 43 year old Cambridge male. Traffic Services closed the road for several hours to facilitate the investigation and at this time are not ruling out any causes for the collision. Police are appealing for witnesses of a Grey Mini Cooper prior to the collision to contact Traffic Services at (519)653-7700 x 8856.

MVC PERSONAL INJURY
Incident #: WA17086489
Publish Date: Apr 23, 2017
Incident Date: Apr 22, 2017
Location: WEBER ST N and LINCOLN RD, WATERLOO ON Canada

On Saturday April 22, 2017 at 1:10 p.m., a 75 yr old woman was operating her power wheelchair and trying to cross Weber Street North at Lincoln Road, in Waterloo. A 47 yr old Kitchener woman was driving a motor vehicle and turning right from Lincoln Road onto Weber Street and struck the wheel chair. The 75 yr old woman was taken to Grand River Hospital with non life threatening injuries. the driver of the motor vehicle was uninjured. Charges of turn not in safety and drive in contravention of conditions were laid against the driver of the motor vehicle.

MVC PERSONAL INJURY
Incident #: WA17086489
Publish Date: Apr 23, 2017
Incident Date: Apr 22, 2017
Location: WEBER ST N and LINCOLN RD, WATERLOO ON Canada

On Saturday April 22, 2017 at 1:10 p.m., a 75 yr old woman was operating her power wheelchair and trying to cross Weber Street North at Lincoln Road, in Waterloo. A 47 yr old Kitchener woman was driving a motor vehicle and turning right from Lincoln Road onto Weber Street and struck the wheel chair. The 75 yr old woman was taken to Grand River Hospital with non life threatening injuries. the driver of the motor vehicle was uninjured. Charges of turn not in safety and drive in contravention of conditions were laid against the driver of the motor vehicle.

FIRE
Incident #: WA17086950
Publish Date: Apr 23, 2017
Incident Date: Apr 23, 2017
Location: TUERR DR, KITCHENER, ON Canada

On April 23, 2017 at approximately 12:10 a.m., residents on Tuerr Drive, in Kitchener awoke to a fire within their garage. All residents were safely able to vacate their home, and no injuries or loss of life occurred. Kitchener Fire Department arrived and extinguished the fire which was contained to the garage only. The fire is not deemed suspicious.

FIRE
Incident #: WA17086950
Publish Date: Apr 23, 2017
Incident Date: Apr 23, 2017
Location: TUERR DR, KITCHENER, ON Canada

On April 23, 2017 at approximately 12:10 a.m., residents on Tuerr Drive, in Kitchener awoke to a fire within their garage. All residents were safely able to vacate their home, and no injuries or loss of life occurred. Kitchener Fire Department arrived and extinguished the fire which was contained to the garage only. The fire is not deemed suspicious.

FIRE
Incident #: WA17087102
Publish Date: Apr 23, 2017
Incident Date: Apr 23, 2017
Location: BRANCHTON RD, NORTH DUMFRIES, ON Canada

On April 23, 2017 at 6:30 a.m., Emergency Services were called to a barn fire on Branchton Road in North Dumfries Township. Cambridge and North Dumfries Fire Departments worked quickly to extinguish the fire. It does not appear that any of the 3,600 chickens housed in the barn were injured in the fire. At this time the cause of the fire is considered suspicious. Waterloo Regional Police General Investigations Unit will be liaising with North Dumfries Fire Department and continuing the investigation. Anyone who may have witnessed anything unusual in the area is asked to call Waterloo Regional Police at (519) 653-7700 ex 2299 or Crime Stoppers at (800) 222-TIPS.

FIRE
Incident #: WA17087102
Publish Date: Apr 23, 2017
Incident Date: Apr 23, 2017
Location: BRANCHTON RD, NORTH DUMFRIES, ON Canada

On April 23, 2017 at 6:30 a.m., Emergency Services were called to a barn fire on Branchton Road in North Dumfries Township. Cambridge and North Dumfries Fire Departments worked quickly to extinguish the fire. It does not appear that any of the 3,600 chickens housed in the barn were injured in the fire. At this time the cause of the fire is considered suspicious. Waterloo Regional Police General Investigations Unit will be liaising with North Dumfries Fire Department and continuing the investigation. Anyone who may have witnessed anything unusual in the area is asked to call Waterloo Regional Police at (519) 653-7700 ex 2299 or Crime Stoppers at (800) 222-TIPS.

MVC PERSONAL INJURY
Incident #: WA17082278
Publish Date: Apr 17, 2017
Incident Date: Apr 17, 2017
Location: WEBER ST E and STIRLING AVE N, KITCHENER ON Canada

On Monday, April 17, 2017, Waterloo Regional Police responded to a 3-vehicle collision at the intersection of Weber Street East and Stirling Avenue North in Kitchener. A red Dodge Caravan, driven by a 76-year-old Kitchener man, was driving south on Stirling Avenue North, attempting to cross Weber Street East. The Caravan was struck by an eastbound black Nissan Altima, being driven by a 40-year-old Kitchener man. After impact, the red Caravan hit a gold-colored Dodge Caravan, driven by a 45-year-old Kitchener man that was stopped at the stop sign on Stirling Avenue North. After this impact, the red Dodge Caravan ended up landing on its side. The two occupants of this vehicle were able to exit from the rear hatch. They received minor injuries. The eastbound lanes of Weber Street East were closed for about two hours while police investigated. As a result of the investigation, the driver of the red Dodge Caravan was charged with failing to yield to through traffic, contrary to the Highway Traffic Act. Anyone who witnessed this collision is asked to contact Waterloo Regional Police at 519-653-7700.

MVC PERSONAL INJURY
Incident #: WA17082278
Publish Date: Apr 17, 2017
Incident Date: Apr 17, 2017
Location: WEBER ST E and STIRLING AVE N, KITCHENER ON Canada

On Monday, April 17, 2017, Waterloo Regional Police responded to a 3-vehicle collision at the intersection of Weber Street East and Stirling Avenue North in Kitchener. A red Dodge Caravan, driven by a 76-year-old Kitchener man, was driving south on Stirling Avenue North, attempting to cross Weber Street East. The Caravan was struck by an eastbound black Nissan Altima, being driven by a 40-year-old Kitchener man. After impact, the red Caravan hit a gold-colored Dodge Caravan, driven by a 45-year-old Kitchener man that was stopped at the stop sign on Stirling Avenue North. After this impact, the red Dodge Caravan ended up landing on its side. The two occupants of this vehicle were able to exit from the rear hatch. They received minor injuries. The eastbound lanes of Weber Street East were closed for about two hours while police investigated. As a result of the investigation, the driver of the red Dodge Caravan was charged with failing to yield to through traffic, contrary to the Highway Traffic Act. Anyone who witnessed this collision is asked to contact Waterloo Regional Police at 519-653-7700.

MVC PERSONAL INJURY
Incident #: WA17082151
Publish Date: Apr 17, 2017
Incident Date: Apr 17, 2017
Location: KING ST W, KITCHENER, ON Canada

On April 17, 2017 at 6:30 a.m., Waterloo Regional Police responded to a report of a collision that occurred at King Street West and Green Street in Kitchener. The driver of a minivan lost control as he proceeded through a four-way stop intersection. The vehicle struck a retaining wall, crossed the light rail transit tracks in the median and came to rest after colliding into the front of the Sleep Centre building. The male driver and female passenger received minor injuries. South bound lanes in this area were closed for the investigation. A 27-year-old male has been charged with Careless Driving.

MVC PERSONAL INJURY
Incident #: WA17082151
Publish Date: Apr 17, 2017
Incident Date: Apr 17, 2017
Location: KING ST W, KITCHENER, ON Canada

On April 17, 2017 at 6:30 a.m., Waterloo Regional Police responded to a report of a collision that occurred at King Street West and Green Street in Kitchener. The driver of a minivan lost control as he proceeded through a four-way stop intersection. The vehicle struck a retaining wall, crossed the light rail transit tracks in the median and came to rest after colliding into the front of the Sleep Centre building. The male driver and female passenger received minor injuries. South bound lanes in this area were closed for the investigation. A 27-year-old male has been charged with Careless Driving.

BREAK & ENTER
Incident #: WA17043141
Publish Date: Apr 17, 2017
Incident Date: Feb 25, 2017
Location: WATERLOO, ON Canada

On February 21 and 25, 2017, Waterloo Regional Police received reports that three suspects had broken into a building at Wilfrid Laurier University in Waterloo and stole a large quantity of new computers. The total value of all electronics stolen is believed to be about $24,000. On Friday, April 14, 2017, Waterloo Regional Police arrested a 32-year-old Kitchener male in connection to the break and enters. He is facing several charges, including two counts of break and enter, possession of break and enter instruments and two counts of breach of probation. The accused has been remanded into custody until his next court appearance on Wednesday, April 19, 2017. None of the property has been recovered. Police continue to investigate and are asking anyone with information regarding the other two suspects or on the location of the stolen property to call 519-650-8500 ext. 8422 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

BREAK & ENTER
Incident #: WA17043141
Publish Date: Apr 17, 2017
Incident Date: Feb 25, 2017
Location: WATERLOO, ON Canada

On February 21 and 25, 2017, Waterloo Regional Police received reports that three suspects had broken into a building at Wilfrid Laurier University in Waterloo and stole a large quantity of new computers. The total value of all electronics stolen is believed to be about $24,000. On Friday, April 14, 2017, Waterloo Regional Police arrested a 32-year-old Kitchener male in connection to the break and enters. He is facing several charges, including two counts of break and enter, possession of break and enter instruments and two counts of breach of probation. The accused has been remanded into custody until his next court appearance on Wednesday, April 19, 2017. None of the property has been recovered. Police continue to investigate and are asking anyone with information regarding the other two suspects or on the location of the stolen property to call 519-650-8500 ext. 8422 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

MVC PERSONAL INJURY
Incident #: WA17081140
Publish Date: Apr 17, 2017
Incident Date: Apr 15, 2017
Location: RIVER RD E and GIBSON DR, KITCHENER ON Canada

On April 15, 2017, shortly after 5:00 p.m., a 96-year-old pedestrian was struck by a vehicle while walking along a crosswalk on River Road near Ottawa Street in Kitchener. The pedestrian was walking eastbound when he was hit by a northbound vehicle, which was being driven by a 79-year-old Kitchener male. The victim was taken to hospital with a head injury where he later died. Any witnesses to this incident who have not spoken to the police are asked to contact the Traffic Branch at 519-650-8500 ext. 8856.

MVC PERSONAL INJURY
Incident #: WA17081140
Publish Date: Apr 17, 2017
Incident Date: Apr 15, 2017
Location: RIVER RD E and GIBSON DR, KITCHENER ON Canada

On April 15, 2017, shortly after 5:00 p.m., a 96-year-old pedestrian was struck by a vehicle while walking along a crosswalk on River Road near Ottawa Street in Kitchener. The pedestrian was walking eastbound when he was hit by a northbound vehicle, which was being driven by a 79-year-old Kitchener male. The victim was taken to hospital with a head injury where he later died. Any witnesses to this incident who have not spoken to the police are asked to contact the Traffic Branch at 519-650-8500 ext. 8856.

ROBBERY
Incident #: WA17081380
Publish Date: Apr 17, 2017
Incident Date: Apr 15, 2017
Location: ACTIVA AVE, KITCHENER, ON Canada

On April 15, 2017 at 11:15 p.m., Waterloo Regional Police responded to a report of a robbery in the area of Activa Avenue and Max Becker Drive in Kitchener. A 19-year-old male and a 17-year-old male were hanging out with friends at a nearby park when they were approached by a group of unknown males, assaulted and robbed of personal belongings. The victims received minor injuries and were taken to hospital for treatment and later released. The suspects are described as: Suspect 1 - Male, white, wearing a red True Religion sweater with the logo on the left side of the chest in white lettering. Suspect 2 - Male with a thin build wearing a plaid shirt and jeans. Suspect 3 - Male with short hair. Suspect 4 - Male, white, wearing a black toque or hoodie. The investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 519-653-7700 ext. 4499 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

ROBBERY
Incident #: WA17081380
Publish Date: Apr 17, 2017
Incident Date: Apr 15, 2017
Location: ACTIVA AVE, KITCHENER, ON Canada

On April 15, 2017 at 11:15 p.m., Waterloo Regional Police responded to a report of a robbery in the area of Activa Avenue and Max Becker Drive in Kitchener. A 19-year-old male and a 17-year-old male were hanging out with friends at a nearby park when they were approached by a group of unknown males, assaulted and robbed of personal belongings. The victims received minor injuries and were taken to hospital for treatment and later released. The suspects are described as: Suspect 1 - Male, white, wearing a red True Religion sweater with the logo on the left side of the chest in white lettering. Suspect 2 - Male with a thin build wearing a plaid shirt and jeans. Suspect 3 - Male with short hair. Suspect 4 - Male, white, wearing a black toque or hoodie. The investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 519-653-7700 ext. 4499 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

BREAK & ENTER
Incident #: WA17081756
Publish Date: Apr 17, 2017
Incident Date: Apr 16, 2017
Location: OTTAWA ST S, KITCHENER, ON Canada

On April 16, 2017 at 2:30 p.m., Waterloo Regional Police responded to a report of a break and enter at a business near Ottawa Street South and Fischer Hallman Road. A citizen had reported seeing a male going into the business through a screen window. Officers responded and shortly after arrested a 25-year-old Kitchener man. All stolen property was returned to the business.

BREAK & ENTER
Incident #: WA17081756
Publish Date: Apr 17, 2017
Incident Date: Apr 16, 2017
Location: OTTAWA ST S, KITCHENER, ON Canada

On April 16, 2017 at 2:30 p.m., Waterloo Regional Police responded to a report of a break and enter at a business near Ottawa Street South and Fischer Hallman Road. A citizen had reported seeing a male going into the business through a screen window. Officers responded and shortly after arrested a 25-year-old Kitchener man. All stolen property was returned to the business.

ROBBERY
Incident #: WA17082072
Publish Date: Apr 17, 2017
Incident Date: Apr 17, 2017
Location: KITCHENER, ON Canada

On Monday, April 17, 2017 at 12:40 a.m., Waterloo Regional police responded to a report of an armed robbery that occurred in the area of Westmount Road and Queens Boulevard in Kitchener. Two males were walking in the area when they were approached by two other males who demanded one of the victims hand over some of his personal belongings. One of the suspects held what appeared to be a handgun. Personal belongings were handed over to the suspects and no one was injured. Shortly after, Waterloo Regional Police were able to arrest two 16-year-old males, one from Mississauga and one from Waterloo, in connection with the alleged robbery. They are facing several charges including robbery using a firearm, possession of stolen property under $5,000 and weapons dangerous. Police are still looking for the alleged handgun that was used and are asking anyone who may discover the weapon or something that resembles a handgun to call 519-653-7700 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

ROBBERY
Incident #: WA17082072
Publish Date: Apr 17, 2017
Incident Date: Apr 17, 2017
Location: KITCHENER, ON Canada

On Monday, April 17, 2017 at 12:40 a.m., Waterloo Regional police responded to a report of an armed robbery that occurred in the area of Westmount Road and Queens Boulevard in Kitchener. Two males were walking in the area when they were approached by two other males who demanded one of the victims hand over some of his personal belongings. One of the suspects held what appeared to be a handgun. Personal belongings were handed over to the suspects and no one was injured. Shortly after, Waterloo Regional Police were able to arrest two 16-year-old males, one from Mississauga and one from Waterloo, in connection with the alleged robbery. They are facing several charges including robbery using a firearm, possession of stolen property under $5,000 and weapons dangerous. Police are still looking for the alleged handgun that was used and are asking anyone who may discover the weapon or something that resembles a handgun to call 519-653-7700 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

BOMB THREAT
Incident #: WA17079227
Publish Date: Apr 15, 2017
Incident Date: Apr 13, 2017
Location: CHARLES ST E, KITCHENER, ON Canada

On April 13th, 2017 at approximately 8:15am, staff at Cameron Heights Collegiate Institute located at 301 Charles Street, in Kitchener became aware of graffiti in a bathroom stall indicating there was a bomb in the school. Police conducted an investigation and a search of the school was conducted. The school remained open for the duration of the day. Anyone with information is asked to call Waterloo Regional Police Service at 653-7700 ext. 4499 Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS.

BOMB THREAT
Incident #: WA17079227
Publish Date: Apr 15, 2017
Incident Date: Apr 13, 2017
Location: CHARLES ST E, KITCHENER, ON Canada

On April 13th, 2017 at approximately 8:15am, staff at Cameron Heights Collegiate Institute located at 301 Charles Street, in Kitchener became aware of graffiti in a bathroom stall indicating there was a bomb in the school. Police conducted an investigation and a search of the school was conducted. The school remained open for the duration of the day. Anyone with information is asked to call Waterloo Regional Police Service at 653-7700 ext. 4499 Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS.

SEARCH WARRANT
Incident #: WA17079737
Publish Date: Apr 15, 2017
Incident Date: Apr 13, 2017
Location: PARK ST, Flr: MAIN KITCHENER, ON Canada

On April 13, 2017, members of Central Division Core team conducted an investigation into the illegal trafficking of controlled substances in the area of Park Street, Kitchener. This investigation led to a search warrant being executed at a residence on Park Street where a quantity of methamphetamine, crack cocaine, prescription pills and cash was seized. A 38 year old Kitchener male and a 24 year old Kitchener female face numerous drug related charges. They were both held for a bail hearing.

SEARCH WARRANT
Incident #: WA17079737
Publish Date: Apr 15, 2017
Incident Date: Apr 13, 2017
Location: PARK ST, Flr: MAIN KITCHENER, ON Canada

On April 13, 2017, members of Central Division Core team conducted an investigation into the illegal trafficking of controlled substances in the area of Park Street, Kitchener. This investigation led to a search warrant being executed at a residence on Park Street where a quantity of methamphetamine, crack cocaine, prescription pills and cash was seized. A 38 year old Kitchener male and a 24 year old Kitchener female face numerous drug related charges. They were both held for a bail hearing.

ROBBERY
Incident #: WA17078338
Publish Date: Apr 15, 2017
Incident Date: Apr 12, 2017
Location: MOOREGATE CRES, KITCHENER, ON Canada

On April 12th, 2017, between 12:30 a.m. and 2:00 a.m., a 20 year old male had been assaulted and robbed in the area of 80 Mooregate Crescent, Kitchener. The male was walking with his dog when he was approached by three males and assaulted. The suspects took personal belongings including his coat. The victim was taken to hospital, treated for non-life threatening injuries and released. The three male suspects are described as: 1 - Black, 6, corn rows in hair, wearing a red sweater with "OBEY" on it. 2 - Black, black sweater, jeans, air Jordan shoes. 3 - Black, black and red sweater with "STUSSEY" on it. Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 519-653-7700 ext. 6346 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

ROBBERY
Incident #: WA17078338
Publish Date: Apr 15, 2017
Incident Date: Apr 12, 2017
Location: MOOREGATE CRES, KITCHENER, ON Canada

On April 12th, 2017, between 12:30 a.m. and 2:00 a.m., a 20 year old male had been assaulted and robbed in the area of 80 Mooregate Crescent, Kitchener. The male was walking with his dog when he was approached by three males and assaulted. The suspects took personal belongings including his coat. The victim was taken to hospital, treated for non-life threatening injuries and released. The three male suspects are described as: 1 - Black, 6, corn rows in hair, wearing a red sweater with "OBEY" on it. 2 - Black, black sweater, jeans, air Jordan shoes. 3 - Black, black and red sweater with "STUSSEY" on it. Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 519-653-7700 ext. 6346 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

ROBBERY
Incident #: WA17079968
Publish Date: Apr 15, 2017
Incident Date: Apr 14, 2017
Location: BLOOMINGDALE RD N, KITCHENER, ON Canada

On April 14, 2017 at 12:40 a.m., Waterloo Regional Police responded to a robbery at Twice the Deal Pizza located at 8 Bloomingdale Road, in Kitchener. A lone male entered the business and brandished a hammer, threatened the clerk and made off with an undisclosed amount of money. The male was described as: white, approximately 30 years old, 59", slim build with blond hair and wearing a blue shirt. The male fled the area in a black pick-up truck on Bridge Street towards Breslau. Police are requesting anyone with any information to contact Waterloo Regional Police , North Division at 519-650-8500X 6399 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

ROBBERY
Incident #: WA17079968
Publish Date: Apr 15, 2017
Incident Date: Apr 14, 2017
Location: BLOOMINGDALE RD N, KITCHENER, ON Canada

On April 14, 2017 at 12:40 a.m., Waterloo Regional Police responded to a robbery at Twice the Deal Pizza located at 8 Bloomingdale Road, in Kitchener. A lone male entered the business and brandished a hammer, threatened the clerk and made off with an undisclosed amount of money. The male was described as: white, approximately 30 years old, 59", slim build with blond hair and wearing a blue shirt. The male fled the area in a black pick-up truck on Bridge Street towards Breslau. Police are requesting anyone with any information to contact Waterloo Regional Police , North Division at 519-650-8500X 6399 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

ARREST
Incident #: WA17079315
Publish Date: Apr 15, 2017
Incident Date: Apr 13, 2017
Location: DUKE ST E, KITCHENER, ON Canada