Major Incidents

Last Updated: Sunday February 14, 2016 7:00:00 AM

THEFT UNDER $5000
Incident #: WA16031070
Publish Date: Feb 12, 2016
Incident Date: Feb 11, 2016
Location: KING ST W, KITCHENER, ON Canada

On February 11th, 2016 at approximately 10:00 p.m., two Kitchener males, aged 30 and 32, broke into an enclosed construction lot on King Street West, in the city of Kitchener. While inside they stole tubed copper wire attached to a nearby building. Two off duty police officers, from Halton Regional Police Service and Waterloo Regional Police Service, observed the two in the compound and notified police. They had copper wire and other scrap metal in their possession when stopped by police. Both males have been held in custody and will appear in court on February 12th 2016. They face charges of Break and Enter, Theft Under $5000.00, Possession of Break in Tools and Possession of Stolen Property Under $5000.00.

ASSAULT
Incident #: WA16030279
Publish Date: Feb 11, 2016
Incident Date: Feb 10, 2016
Location: RAVINE DR, CAMBRIDGE, ON Canada

On February 10, 2016 at approximately 9:00 p.m., police responded to a disturbance involving 2 adults on Ravine Drive in the city of Cambridge. During the altercation, a 27 year old Cambridge male allegedly produced a taser and threatened a 32 year old Cambridge male. No one was injured and the taser has been seized by police. The 27 year old Cambridge resident was held for a bail hearing and faces charges of assault with a weapon, weapons dangerous, possession of a prohibited weapon and uttering threats.

BREAK & ENTER
Incident #: WA16030395
Publish Date: Feb 11, 2016
Incident Date: Feb 11, 2016
Location: HAYSVILLE RD, WILMOT, ON Canada N3A 1A3

Waterloo Regional Police are requesting the publics assistance in locating a pickup truck stolen from the lot of the Expressway Ford Dealership in New Hamburg on Thursday February 11, 2016 at approximately 2:00 a.m. The vehicle, a 2016 Ford F-150 blue in colour, was taken from the lot after a break and enter to the business. It has distinctive decals on the front windshield and rear window identifying it as a Expressway Ford courtesy vehicle. Persons observing this vehicle are asked to call Waterloo Regional Police at 519-653-7700 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

MISSING PERSON
Incident #: WA11264997
Publish Date: Feb 10, 2016
Incident Date: Jul 29, 2011
Location: FREDERICK ST, KITCHENER, Ontario Canada

The Waterloo Regional Police have been investigating the disappearance of Edgar LATULIP since he was last seen in 1986. Investigation has now revealed that LATULIP left Waterloo Region almost thirty years ago and travelled to the St. Catharines area. Shortly after arriving there, he suffered a head injury which left him with a limited memory of his past including his identity. Through a series of recent events, LATULIP began to recall details from his past. After providing his former name to a social worker, Niagara Police were contacted and LATULIP was positively identified through a DNA comparison. The Waterloo Regional Police would like to thank the Niagara Regional Police for their assistance on this investigation and for putting LATULIP in contact with his family again.

SUSPICIOUS PERSON
Incident #: WA16025135
Publish Date: Feb 10, 2016
Incident Date: Feb 4, 2016
Location: FIRST ST W and MEADOWLARK RD, WOOLWICH ON Canada

On Monday, January 25th and Monday February 1st, 2016 at approximately 3:30 p.m.,both dates, an unknown male ran towards two children walking home along Meadowlark Road in the township of Elmira. The children ran away both times and got home safely. The male is described as approximatley 20 year old white male wearing a black, thigh length coat. It is unknown what the motive of the unknown males actions were however, police are requesting anyone with information concerning the identity of this person to contact Waterloo Regional Police Service at 519-653-7700 ext. 4320.

BREAK & ENTER
Incident #: WA16027343
Publish Date: Feb 8, 2016
Incident Date: Feb 6, 2016
Location: SACHA RD, CAMBRIDGE, ON Canada

On Feb 2, 2016 at approximately 10:15 p.m., a lone male attempted to break into a residence on Sacha Road, in the city of Cambridge. The male cut the screen on the front door using a knife. The residence was occupied at the time of the attempt and the suspect fled in an unknown direction. A search of the area was conducted with canine with negative results. Police are looking to identify a male, white, late 20s early 30s,facial scruff wearing a orange baseball cap with circular logo and a green sweater. Anyone with information is asked to call Waterloo Regional Police at 519-653-7700 extension 2299.

MVC PERSONAL INJURY
Incident #: WA16027257
Publish Date: Feb 8, 2016
Incident Date: Feb 6, 2016
Location: WATER ST N, CAMBRIDGE, ON Canada

On Saturday, February 6th, 2016, a motor vehicle collision occurred on Water Street North near Todd Street in the City of Cambridge. A Toyota motor vehicle driven by an 18 year old Cambridge male, rear ended a BMW motor vehicle driven by a 28 year old Cambridge male. Both vehicles were travelling north at the time of the collision. There were three passengers in the BMW, a 63 year old male, a 63 year old female and a 92 year old female. All the passengers were Cambridge residents. All the occupants of the BMW were transported to Cambridge Memorial Hospital where they were treated for non-life threatening injuries. Some lanes of Water Street North were blocked off for approximately 90 minutes while police investigated. The driver of the Toyota was charged with Careless Driving contrary to the Highway Traffic Act.

THEFT UNDER $5000
Incident #: WA16027589
Publish Date: Feb 8, 2016
Incident Date: Feb 7, 2016
Location: EDMUND RD, KITCHENER, ON Canada

On Sunday February 7th, 2016 at approximately 6:00 a.m., Police were called to Edmund Road in the city of Kitchener for a male entering unlocked vehicles along the street. Police located and arrested a 35 year old Kitchener male in the back yard of a residence in the area. Several pieces of property from several vehicles was located in his possession. The male was held for a bail hearing. Police are asking anyone from that area missing property from their vehicle to contact 519-653-7700 extension 4497. The public is also reminded to lock their vehicles while parked in their driveways.

MVC PERSONAL INJURY
Incident #: WA16027780
Publish Date: Feb 8, 2016
Incident Date: Feb 7, 2016
Location: EAGLE ST N and HESPELER RD, CAMBRIDGE ON Canada

On Sunday February 7, 2016, at approximately 1:05 pm, a van and a motor cycle were involved in a collision on Eagle Street North, in the city of Cambridge. The van and the motor cycle were driving the same way when the van turned into the path of the motor cycle making a prohibited left turn from the curb lane, cutting the motor cycle off. The motor cycle collided with the drivers door of the van causing serious head trauma to the 46 year old male driver of the motor cycle. The driver of the motor cycle was taken to Cambridge Memorial Hospital where he was then transported by ground ambulance to Hamilton with a severe head trauma injury. He remains in critical but stable condition at this time. The 40 year old male driver of the van was arrested at the scene for Driving Disqualified. He was later released facing a total of three criminal charges in relation to the collision. He will appear in court on March 23, 2016. Police wish to remind all drivers that with the unseasonably warmer weather to please be on the lookout for motor cycles.

MISSING PERSON
Incident #: WA16027139
Publish Date: Feb 8, 2016
Incident Date: Feb 4, 2016
Location: HILLBROOK CRES, KITCHENER, ON Canada

Missing person Hunter HALL has been located - police have no further concerns. Waterloo Regional Police would like to thank the public and the media for their attention to this matter.

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Published: Feb 7 2016 8:10AM
Waterloo Regional police are asking for assistance from the public, in locating a 21 year old Kitchener man who went missing from his home sometime during the evening of Thursday, February 4, 2016. Hunter HALL is white, 6’tall with short dark brown hair and a slim build. Police wish to check on his wellbeing. Anyone with information is asked to call Waterloo Regional Police at 519-653-7700 ext. 6399.

BREAK & ENTER
Incident #: WA16025760
Publish Date: Feb 7, 2016
Incident Date: Feb 5, 2016
Location: WHITTAKER CRES, CAMBRIDGE, ON Canada

On Friday, February 5, 2016 at approximately 1:10am, an unknown female broke into a Cambridge residence through a rear sliding door, accompanied by another male and female. The residence is located on Whittaker Crescent. The family was home and sleeping at the time. The suspects left in a black pick-up truck when the home owner went to check out what was happening. Police are looking to identify the following individuals: 1- A white female, approx. 55, long, black hair, 18-25 years old, wearing a jacket that was open. 2- A white male, approx. 58 - 6 tall, approx. 18-25 years old, wearing a white hoody with the hood up and white sweat pants. 3- A white female, approx. 57, 18-25 years old, wearing a black sweat shirt. The police remind the public to keep all doors and windows secure at night. Anyone with information on this occurrence is encouraged to call the Waterloo Regional Police Service at 519-653-7700 extension 2299 or leave an anonymous tip with Crime Stoppers at 1-888-222-TIPS.

BREAK & ENTER
Incident #: WA16025764
Publish Date: Feb 7, 2016
Incident Date: Feb 5, 2016
Location: DANDO AVE, CAMBRIDGE, ON Canada

On Friday, February 5th, 2016, at approximately 01:20 a.m., a male entered a residence on Dando Avenue in the city of Cambridge. The homeowners were asleep inside and were awoken to the male leaving the residence on a blue and white mountain bike towards the area of Galt. Subject Description: - White male, approximately 60 tall, very slim build, approximately 30 years of age, wearing a beige mid-length parka, with a grey and white sweater underneath. Anyone with information regarding this occurrence is encouraged to contact the Waterloo Regional Police at 519-653-7700 ext 2299, or contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

PROP. (LOST AND FOUND)
Incident #: WA16027326
Publish Date: Feb 7, 2016
Incident Date: Feb 6, 2016
Location: BRIDGEPORT RD E, WATERLOO, ON Canada

On Saturday February 6, 2016 at 10:17 p.m., Waterloo Regional Police responded to a suspicious package call at 60 Bridgeport Road East in the City of Waterloo. The bomb disposal unit responded to the call and determined that the bag was safe. There is no threat to public safety.

MISSING PERSON
Incident #: WA16027203
Publish Date: Feb 6, 2016
Incident Date: Feb 6, 2016
Location: ROSECLIFF CRT, CAMBRIDGE, ON Canada

Waterloo Regional Police Service are requesting the publics assistance in locating a missing Cambridge woman. Angela Gwen Martin, went for a walk around Westcliff Road, in West Galt between 3:30 and 4:00pm on Saturday February 6, 2016. She was expected home within the hour however, when some time passed her concerned family reported her to police as missing. Angela is described as a white, 47 years, 5 feet 4 inches tall and 186 pounds. She has dark brown wavy shoulder-length hair. Her clothing is described as a burgundy-coloured puffy jacket with fur around the collar and lowcut boots. She wears purple framed glasses and was possibly carrying a Minnie Mouse backpack. Angela has special needs and functions at the age-level of 10-12 years and walks slowly, and may be shy with people. Anyone with any information on her location is asked to call the Waterloo Regional Police immediately.

SUSPICIOUS PERSON
Incident #: WA16025918
Publish Date: Feb 6, 2016
Incident Date: Feb 5, 2016
Location: MONTCALM DR, KITCHENER, ON Canada

On Friday February 5th 2016 at around 8:10am, three 12 year old Kitchener girls were followed by a suspicious male while they were walking to school. The male was initially seen in the rear parking lot of an apartment building on Indian Road, in the city of Kitchener. The male followed the girls at a close distance along Indian Road, and through the walkway of Crestview Public School to Breckenridge Drive. During this time the male was making hand gestures as if talking to someone but never said anything to the girls. A teacher at Crestview school observed this behavior and called out to the girls to stop. The male stopped, turned around and looked at the teacher. He then ran down Breckenridge Drive towards Ottawa Street. He then hid behind some bushes for a short period before fleeing the immediate vicinity on foot. The male is described as being white, 6 feet tall, mid to late 50s, grey hair, some scruff on his face, wearing a black jacket, black hat, and blue jeans. He was last seen, on Ottawa Street towards River Road. The three girls were not injured as a result of this incident. If you have any information regarding this incident, please contact Waterloo Regional Police Service at 519-653-7700 Ext 4499 or Crimestoppers.

FIRE
Incident #: WA16025841
Publish Date: Feb 6, 2016
Incident Date: Feb 5, 2016
Location: WALNUT ST, CAMBRIDGE, ON Canada N1R 2E9

On February 5th, 2016, at approximately 5:25 a.m., Waterloo Regional Police and Cambridge Fire Department were called to attend 26 Walnut St in the city of Cambridge in regards to a vehicle fire. A red Chevrolet pickup truck was discovered to be fully engulfed. Police also located a red Chevrolet car which sustained significant damage to its windshield. The incident has been deemed suspicious and police are continuing to investigate at this time. Anyone with information is asked to contact Waterloo Regional Police at 519-653-7700 extension 2299.

CRIMINAL HARASSMENT/STALKING
Incident #: WA16027086
Publish Date: Feb 6, 2016
Incident Date: Feb 6, 2016
Location: WATERLOO, ON Canada

On Saturday, February 6, 2016 at appoximately 2:50 p.m., Waterloo Regional Police were called to attend Hillside Park located at University Avenue East and Marsland Drive in the City of Waterloo in response to a suspicious male who had attempted to grab a 21 year old female jogger. As a result of the investigation, a 20 year old Waterloo male was arrested for Criminal Harassment, Assault, and Breach Recognizance of Bail. The male was held in custody pending a show cause hearing. The female victim was not physically injured as a result of this occurrence. Police wish to remind anyone noticing suspicious activity in their neighborhood is encouraged to report it immediately to police.

ROBBERY
Incident #: WA16024790
Publish Date: Feb 4, 2016
Incident Date: Feb 3, 2016
Location: ERINBROOK DR and RITTENHOUSE RD, EASTERN INTERSECTION KITCHENER ON Canada

On Wednesday February 3rd 2016 at approximately 9:00 p.m., police responded to a robbery in the area of Rittenhouse road in the city of Kitchener. The victim was approached by a male suspect who brandished a knife demanding the victims Hover board. The suspect is described as male, black, 6ft tall, average build, wearing dark clothing. The victim was not physically injured. Anyone with information is asked to call Waterloo Regional Police at 653-7700 ext. 4499 or Crime Stoppers at 1800-222-tips.

ROBBERY
Incident #: WA16021940
Publish Date: Feb 3, 2016
Incident Date: Jan 31, 2016
Location: VICTORIA ST N, KITCHENER, ON Canada

On January 31st, 2016, at 12:30 a.m., a disturbance occurred in a commercial lot on Victoria Street North in the city of Kitchener. The disturbance was as a result of two Cambridge men who attempted to rob a female in her vehicle. The robbery was not successful however, the passenger in the vehicle was physically assaulted. The passenger received medical attention for their injuries. As a result of the investigation, police have charged Steven Johnson, 25 and Michael Ozon-Figueiredo, 21 with robbery. Johnson also faces other criminal charges as a result of the incident. The two are to appear in court on February 3, 2016 and February 11, 2016 respectively.

OFFENSIVE WEAPON
Incident #: WA16022867
Publish Date: Feb 3, 2016
Incident Date: Feb 1, 2016
Location: FREDERICK ST, KITCHENER, ON Canada

On February 1, 2016 at approximately 11:20 a.m., a 23 year old male was observed carrying a rifle through a parking lot of a business located on Frederick Street in the city of Kitchener. Police responded and arrested the male without incident. For safety a local Public School on Frederick Street was put on a hold and secure until the male was arrested. The male was charged with numerous weapons and drug charges and was held pending a bail hearing. Police would like to thank the public for their vigilance and assistance in locating this male.

BREAK & ENTER
Incident #: WA16024170
Publish Date: Feb 3, 2016
Incident Date: Feb 3, 2016
Location: WEBER ST S, WATERLOO, ON Canada

On February 3, 2016 at 245 a.m., police responded to a break and enter to a car dealership on Weber Street S in the City of Kitchener. Entry had been made to the business and vehicle on the property. It is unknown at this time what was taken as a result of the incident. Anyone with information can call Waterloo Regional Police 519-653-7700 Ext 6399 or Crime stoppers at 1-800-222-tips.

THEFT OVER $5000
Incident #: WA16024191
Publish Date: Feb 3, 2016
Incident Date: Feb 3, 2016
Location: EAST AVE, KITCHENER, ON Canada

On Wednesday, February 3rd at approximately 4:00am, a break and enter occurred at the Kitchener Auditorium located at 400 East Avenue in Kitchener. A vehicle, believed to be stolen drove through the North entrance doors of the Auditorium. The Auditorium sustained extensive damage as a result of the incident. The incident is part of ongoing investigation related to stolen vehicles and ATM thefts in the region. The vehicle was later located on Otterbein Road, in the city of Kitchener. Anyone with information is being asked to call Waterloo Regional Police at 519-653-7700, ext. 4499 or Crimestoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS(8477).

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