Major Incidents

Last Updated: Saturday February 25, 2017 1:00:00 AM

THEFT MOTOR VEHICLE
Incident #: WA17038293
Publish Date: Feb 24, 2017
Incident Date: Feb 21, 2017
Location: OTTAWA ST S, KITCHENER, ON Canada

On February 21, 2017 at approximately 3:30 a.m., a 60 year old Kitchener man attended the Tim Hortons restaurant at Ottawa Street South and Strasburg Road in Kitchener. He parked his car in the parking lot and went inside to make a purchase. As he returned to his car, he was grabbed from behind and assaulted by a male. The male allegedly punched the victim several times causing him to drop his keys. The male took the keys and the car and fled the area. The victim sustained minor injuries as a result of the incident. Neil Hunsberger, 33 from Kitchener was arrested on February 22, 2017. He is facing numerous charges including Robbery, Breach of Probation, Possession of Stolen Property Under $5000 and Driving While Under Suspension. He has been held in custody with his next court date being March 3, 2017. The vehicle was recovered outside the region.

THEFT MOTOR VEHICLE
Incident #: WA17038293
Publish Date: Feb 24, 2017
Incident Date: Feb 21, 2017
Location: OTTAWA ST S, KITCHENER, ON Canada

On February 21, 2017 at approximately 3:30 a.m., a 60 year old Kitchener man attended the Tim Hortons restaurant at Ottawa Street South and Strasburg Road in Kitchener. He parked his car in the parking lot and went inside to make a purchase. As he returned to his car, he was grabbed from behind and assaulted by a male. The male allegedly punched the victim several times causing him to drop his keys. The male took the keys and the car and fled the area. The victim sustained minor injuries as a result of the incident. Neil Hunsberger, 33 from Kitchener was arrested on February 22, 2017. He is facing numerous charges including Robbery, Breach of Probation, Possession of Stolen Property Under $5000 and Driving While Under Suspension. He has been held in custody with his next court date being March 3, 2017. The vehicle was recovered outside the region.

MVC HIT AND RUN
Incident #: WA17040758
Publish Date: Feb 24, 2017
Incident Date: Feb 24, 2017
Location: HIGHBROOK ST, KITCHENER, ON Canada

On February 24, 2017 at 3:45 a.m., Waterloo Regional Police responded to Highbrook Street in Kitchener after receiving a report that a vehicle had been involved in a hit and run. Investigation revealed that the vehicle had driven across numerous lawns and into one house, striking the gas line at the side of the house. The driver of the vehicle then fled the scene. The leak was quickly fixed and police believe at this time no one was injured. Police have been able to locate the vehicle involved in the collision, although the investigation is continuing. Anyone with information is asked to call Waterloo Regional Police Traffic Services at 519-653-7700 ext. 8856 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS).

MVC HIT AND RUN
Incident #: WA17040758
Publish Date: Feb 24, 2017
Incident Date: Feb 24, 2017
Location: HIGHBROOK ST, KITCHENER, ON Canada

On February 24, 2017 at 3:45 a.m., Waterloo Regional Police responded to Highbrook Street in Kitchener after receiving a report that a vehicle had been involved in a hit and run. Investigation revealed that the vehicle had driven across numerous lawns and into one house, striking the gas line at the side of the house. The driver of the vehicle then fled the scene. The leak was quickly fixed and police believe at this time no one was injured. Police have been able to locate the vehicle involved in the collision, although the investigation is continuing. Anyone with information is asked to call Waterloo Regional Police Traffic Services at 519-653-7700 ext. 8856 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS).

ROBBERY
Incident #: WA17040705
Publish Date: Feb 24, 2017
Incident Date: Feb 24, 2017
Location: QUEEN ST S and MILL ST, KITCHENER ON Canada

On February 24, just after midnight, Waterloo Regional Police received a report that a female was assaulted by a male who attempted to steal her backpack near the Iron Horse Trail on Queen Street South in Kitchener. The victim sustained minor injuries during the struggle but no items were taken. The male fled on foot when he was unable to steal the backpack. The suspect is described as male, dark-skinned, between 25 and 30 years old, 5 feet four inches tall with a medium build and short dark hair. Anyone with information is asked to call police at 519-653-7700 ext. 4499 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

ROBBERY
Incident #: WA17040705
Publish Date: Feb 24, 2017
Incident Date: Feb 24, 2017
Location: QUEEN ST S and MILL ST, KITCHENER ON Canada

On February 24, just after midnight, Waterloo Regional Police received a report that a female was assaulted by a male who attempted to steal her backpack near the Iron Horse Trail on Queen Street South in Kitchener. The victim sustained minor injuries during the struggle but no items were taken. The male fled on foot when he was unable to steal the backpack. The suspect is described as male, dark-skinned, between 25 and 30 years old, 5 feet four inches tall with a medium build and short dark hair. Anyone with information is asked to call police at 519-653-7700 ext. 4499 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

ASSAULT
Incident #: WA17039968
Publish Date: Feb 24, 2017
Incident Date: Feb 23, 2017
Location: KING ST N, WATERLOO, ON Canada

On February 23, 2017 at 2 a.m., Waterloo Regional Police received a report of an assault in a parking lot near University Avenue and King Street North in Waterloo. A 22-year-old Waterloo man was stabbed once, receiving a non-life threatening injury. He was treated at a local hospital and released. Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 519-653-7700 or Crime Stoppers 1-800-222-8477.

ASSAULT
Incident #: WA17039968
Publish Date: Feb 24, 2017
Incident Date: Feb 23, 2017
Location: KING ST N, WATERLOO, ON Canada

On February 23, 2017 at 2 a.m., Waterloo Regional Police received a report of an assault in a parking lot near University Avenue and King Street North in Waterloo. A 22-year-old Waterloo man was stabbed once, receiving a non-life threatening injury. He was treated at a local hospital and released. Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 519-653-7700 or Crime Stoppers 1-800-222-8477.

OFFENSIVE WEAPON
Incident #: WA17039933
Publish Date: Feb 23, 2017
Incident Date: Feb 23, 2017
Location: CHARLES ST W and WATER ST S, KITCHENER ON Canada

Waterloo Regional Police are investigating three separate robberies that have occurred in Kitchener over a two day period. In each case, a knife was produced. The first incident occurred on February 22, 2017, just after midnight, as a 25-year-old man was walking in the area of Joseph Street and David Street. The victim was approached from behind by two males who demanded the victim hand over some of his personal belongings. One of the suspects was holding a knife. The first suspect is described as a white man, in his early 20s, between five feet seven inches and five feet eight inches tall. He was wearing a red hoodie with a black jacket. The second suspect is described as a white male, in his early 20s and between five feet eight inches and five feet 10 inches tall. He was wearing dark clothing with long sleeves. On February 23, 2017 at 12:55 a.m., Waterloo Regional Police were notified of a robbery that had occurred in the area of David Street and Joseph Street. In this incident, a 19-year-man was walking when he was approached by four other males who demanded he empty his pockets. The victim was stabbed multiple times and sustained non-life threatening injuries. One of the suspects in this incident is described as a white male who is about five feet tall. He was wearing a red jacket, dark pants, white runners and a dark hoodie. Shortly after this incident, a 24-year-old male was walking in the area of Charles Street and Water Street when he was approached by four men. One of the men had a knife but the victim was able to run away without being injured. The suspects in this case are described as: Suspect 1 - white male, early 20s, five feet inches tall with a thin build. He was wearing a black sweater, dark jeans and dark shoes. Suspect 2 - Asian male, five feet six inches to five feet eight inches tall, in his 20s, with an average build, short with black hair. He was wearing an olive-green jacket, light blue jeans and black shoes. Suspect 3 - White male, five feet nine inches to five feet 10 inches tall with a normal build. He was wearing dark jeans, a black winter jacket and a black or grey toque. Suspect 4 - White male, in his 20s, five feet seven inches tall with a thin build. He was wearing a red jacket and light running shoes. Waterloo Regional Police are investigating the possibility these incidents may be related. Police want to remind residents to be cautious if they are approached by anyone at night and to report any suspicious activity they may see. Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 519-650-8500 ext. 4439 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

OFFENSIVE WEAPON
Incident #: WA17039933
Publish Date: Feb 23, 2017
Incident Date: Feb 23, 2017
Location: CHARLES ST W and WATER ST S, KITCHENER ON Canada

Waterloo Regional Police are investigating three separate robberies that have occurred in Kitchener over a two day period. In each case, a knife was produced. The first incident occurred on February 22, 2017, just after midnight, as a 25-year-old man was walking in the area of Joseph Street and David Street. The victim was approached from behind by two males who demanded the victim hand over some of his personal belongings. One of the suspects was holding a knife. The first suspect is described as a white man, in his early 20s, between five feet seven inches and five feet eight inches tall. He was wearing a red hoodie with a black jacket. The second suspect is described as a white male, in his early 20s and between five feet eight inches and five feet 10 inches tall. He was wearing dark clothing with long sleeves. On February 23, 2017 at 12:55 a.m., Waterloo Regional Police were notified of a robbery that had occurred in the area of David Street and Joseph Street. In this incident, a 19-year-man was walking when he was approached by four other males who demanded he empty his pockets. The victim was stabbed multiple times and sustained non-life threatening injuries. One of the suspects in this incident is described as a white male who is about five feet tall. He was wearing a red jacket, dark pants, white runners and a dark hoodie. Shortly after this incident, a 24-year-old male was walking in the area of Charles Street and Water Street when he was approached by four men. One of the men had a knife but the victim was able to run away without being injured. The suspects in this case are described as: Suspect 1 - white male, early 20s, five feet inches tall with a thin build. He was wearing a black sweater, dark jeans and dark shoes. Suspect 2 - Asian male, five feet six inches to five feet eight inches tall, in his 20s, with an average build, short with black hair. He was wearing an olive-green jacket, light blue jeans and black shoes. Suspect 3 - White male, five feet nine inches to five feet 10 inches tall with a normal build. He was wearing dark jeans, a black winter jacket and a black or grey toque. Suspect 4 - White male, in his 20s, five feet seven inches tall with a thin build. He was wearing a red jacket and light running shoes. Waterloo Regional Police are investigating the possibility these incidents may be related. Police want to remind residents to be cautious if they are approached by anyone at night and to report any suspicious activity they may see. Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 519-650-8500 ext. 4439 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

PORNOGRAPHY
Incident #: WA17027080
Publish Date: Feb 23, 2017
Incident Date: Jan 5, 2017
Location:

In January, 2017, Waterloo Regional Police received a report alleging that a person in Waterloo Region had uploaded images of child pornography to a computer. An investigation began and on February 22, 2017 a search warrant was executed at a residence in St. Clements. A 45-year-old male has been charged with Possession of Child Pornography and Accessing Child Pornography.

PORNOGRAPHY
Incident #: WA17027080
Publish Date: Feb 23, 2017
Incident Date: Jan 5, 2017
Location:

In January, 2017, Waterloo Regional Police received a report alleging that a person in Waterloo Region had uploaded images of child pornography to a computer. An investigation began and on February 22, 2017 a search warrant was executed at a residence in St. Clements. A 45-year-old male has been charged with Possession of Child Pornography and Accessing Child Pornography.

MVC PERSONAL INJURY
Incident #: WA17039720
Publish Date: Feb 23, 2017
Incident Date: Feb 22, 2017
Location: FISCHER HALLMAN RD and HIGHLAND RD W, KITCHENER ON Canada

On Wednesday, February 22, 2017 at 6 p.m., a blue Honda Civic, driven by a 31-year-old Kitchener woman, was northbound on Fischer Hallman Road and stopped at Highland Road West, waiting to turn left. At the same time, a black Hyundai Elantra, driven by an 18-year-old Kitchener man, was southbound in the left lane of Fischer Hallman Road approaching Highland Road West. The signal lights for traffic on Fischer Hallman Road turned amber and the Honda Civic began to turn left just as the Hyundai Elantra was entering the intersection. The Honda struck the rear end of the Hyundai, causing the Hyundai to spin and strike a traffic signal pole. The driver of the Hyundai and his two passengers were transported to hospital where they were treated for minor injuries and released. The Honda driver was not injured. The southbound lanes of Fischer Hallman Road were closed at Highland Road West for about 3.5 hours as Waterloo Regional Police investigated. The investigation is continuing and charges are pending.

MVC PERSONAL INJURY
Incident #: WA17039720
Publish Date: Feb 23, 2017
Incident Date: Feb 22, 2017
Location: FISCHER HALLMAN RD and HIGHLAND RD W, KITCHENER ON Canada

On Wednesday, February 22, 2017 at 6 p.m., a blue Honda Civic, driven by a 31-year-old Kitchener woman, was northbound on Fischer Hallman Road and stopped at Highland Road West, waiting to turn left. At the same time, a black Hyundai Elantra, driven by an 18-year-old Kitchener man, was southbound in the left lane of Fischer Hallman Road approaching Highland Road West. The signal lights for traffic on Fischer Hallman Road turned amber and the Honda Civic began to turn left just as the Hyundai Elantra was entering the intersection. The Honda struck the rear end of the Hyundai, causing the Hyundai to spin and strike a traffic signal pole. The driver of the Hyundai and his two passengers were transported to hospital where they were treated for minor injuries and released. The Honda driver was not injured. The southbound lanes of Fischer Hallman Road were closed at Highland Road West for about 3.5 hours as Waterloo Regional Police investigated. The investigation is continuing and charges are pending.

ELDER ABUSE
Incident #: WA17037173
Publish Date: Feb 22, 2017
Incident Date: Feb 19, 2017
Location: HESPELER RD, CAMBRIDGE, ON Canada

On February 19, 2017, just after noon, Waterloo Regional Police were notified of an assault that occurred in the parking lot of a Hespeler Road restaurant. Witnesses reported seeing a woman assault a 78-year-old man with a developmental disability as he tried to get into a van. The woman and man were travelling together at the time. Witnesses intervened during the alleged assault but the woman got into the van with the victim and drove away. Waterloo Regional Police arrived shortly after and determined the victim was a resident of Community Living Cambridge, an agency that provides support and services to individuals with developmental challenges. A 61-year-old female employee of Community Living Cambridge was arrested in connection with the incident and charged with assault. The victim was taken to Cambridge Memorial Hospital to be examined but was not seriously injured. Waterloo Regional Police are continuing to work closely with Community Living Cambridge as the investigation continues.

ELDER ABUSE
Incident #: WA17037173
Publish Date: Feb 22, 2017
Incident Date: Feb 19, 2017
Location: HESPELER RD, CAMBRIDGE, ON Canada

On February 19, 2017, just after noon, Waterloo Regional Police were notified of an assault that occurred in the parking lot of a Hespeler Road restaurant. Witnesses reported seeing a woman assault a 78-year-old man with a developmental disability as he tried to get into a van. The woman and man were travelling together at the time. Witnesses intervened during the alleged assault but the woman got into the van with the victim and drove away. Waterloo Regional Police arrived shortly after and determined the victim was a resident of Community Living Cambridge, an agency that provides support and services to individuals with developmental challenges. A 61-year-old female employee of Community Living Cambridge was arrested in connection with the incident and charged with assault. The victim was taken to Cambridge Memorial Hospital to be examined but was not seriously injured. Waterloo Regional Police are continuing to work closely with Community Living Cambridge as the investigation continues.

ROBBERY
Incident #: WA17039073
Publish Date: Feb 22, 2017
Incident Date: Feb 22, 2017
Location: KITCHENER, ON Canada

On Wednesday, February 22, 2017 at 12:10 a.m., a 25-year-old Kitchener man was walking along David Street in Kitchener when two male suspects approached him. One of the suspects brandished a knife and demanded his belongings. The victim cooperated and had his cell phone and an undisclosed amount of cash taken. The suspects then fled. The victim was not injured. Waterloo Regional Police were called and searched the area with canine but were not able to locate the suspects. The first suspect is described as a white man, in his early 20s and between five feet six inches and five feet eight inches tall. He was wearing a red hoodie with a black jacket and was carrying a backpack. The second suspect is described as a white male, in his early 20s and between five feet eight inches and five feet 10 inches tall. He was wearing dark clothing with long sleeves. Waterloo Regional Police continue to investigate and are asking anyone with information to contact police at 519-650-8500 ext. 4499 or Crime Stoppers at 1888-222-8477.

ROBBERY
Incident #: WA17039073
Publish Date: Feb 22, 2017
Incident Date: Feb 22, 2017
Location: KITCHENER, ON Canada

On Wednesday, February 22, 2017 at 12:10 a.m., a 25-year-old Kitchener man was walking along David Street in Kitchener when two male suspects approached him. One of the suspects brandished a knife and demanded his belongings. The victim cooperated and had his cell phone and an undisclosed amount of cash taken. The suspects then fled. The victim was not injured. Waterloo Regional Police were called and searched the area with canine but were not able to locate the suspects. The first suspect is described as a white man, in his early 20s and between five feet six inches and five feet eight inches tall. He was wearing a red hoodie with a black jacket and was carrying a backpack. The second suspect is described as a white male, in his early 20s and between five feet eight inches and five feet 10 inches tall. He was wearing dark clothing with long sleeves. Waterloo Regional Police continue to investigate and are asking anyone with information to contact police at 519-650-8500 ext. 4499 or Crime Stoppers at 1888-222-8477.

BREAK & ENTER
Incident #: WA17029640
Publish Date: Feb 17, 2017
Incident Date: Feb 9, 2017
Location: KITCHENER, ON Canada

On February 9, 2017, Waterloo Regional Police arrested a 21-year-old man as he fled the scene of an alleged break and enter. During the incident, a suspect had gained entry to an apartment building on Courtland Road in Kitchener and targeted vehicles in the underground parking garage. Police believe the accused is responsible for 16 similar types of break and enters where vehicles were targeted in underground parking garages of apartment buildings and condominiums. The accused has been charged with numerous offences, including break and enter, possession of stolen property, theft of credit card, use of stolen credit card, possession of a controlled substance, possession of break and enter instruments, unauthorized possession of a weapon, failing to comply with probation and breach of recognizance.

BREAK & ENTER
Incident #: WA17029640
Publish Date: Feb 17, 2017
Incident Date: Feb 9, 2017
Location: KITCHENER, ON Canada

On February 9, 2017, Waterloo Regional Police arrested a 21-year-old man as he fled the scene of an alleged break and enter. During the incident, a suspect had gained entry to an apartment building on Courtland Road in Kitchener and targeted vehicles in the underground parking garage. Police believe the accused is responsible for 16 similar types of break and enters where vehicles were targeted in underground parking garages of apartment buildings and condominiums. The accused has been charged with numerous offences, including break and enter, possession of stolen property, theft of credit card, use of stolen credit card, possession of a controlled substance, possession of break and enter instruments, unauthorized possession of a weapon, failing to comply with probation and breach of recognizance.

DISTURBANCE
Incident #: WA17034847
Publish Date: Feb 17, 2017
Incident Date: Feb 16, 2017
Location: SYDNEY ST N, KITCHENER, ON Canada

On Tuesday February 16, 2017 at 4:10 p.m., Waterloo Regional Police received several calls regarding a disturbance on Sydney Street North in Kitchener. Police responded and determined that a man had attempted to light a residence in the area on fire. When police arrived, officers noticed the man was covered in gasoline. He threatened officers, stating that they would get hurt if they attempted to touch him. Officers were able to quickly arrest the man. A 59-year-old Waterloo man has been charged with attempt arson-endangering human life, possession of an incendiary device, uttering threats, breach of probation, assault police and possession of a weapon dangerous to the public.

DISTURBANCE
Incident #: WA17034847
Publish Date: Feb 17, 2017
Incident Date: Feb 16, 2017
Location: SYDNEY ST N, KITCHENER, ON Canada

On Tuesday February 16, 2017 at 4:10 p.m., Waterloo Regional Police received several calls regarding a disturbance on Sydney Street North in Kitchener. Police responded and determined that a man had attempted to light a residence in the area on fire. When police arrived, officers noticed the man was covered in gasoline. He threatened officers, stating that they would get hurt if they attempted to touch him. Officers were able to quickly arrest the man. A 59-year-old Waterloo man has been charged with attempt arson-endangering human life, possession of an incendiary device, uttering threats, breach of probation, assault police and possession of a weapon dangerous to the public.

BREAK & ENTER
Incident #: WA17023069
Publish Date: Feb 17, 2017
Incident Date: Feb 1, 2017
Location: KITCHENER, ON Canada

On February 16, 2017, Waterloo Regional Police arrested a 43-year-old Kitchener woman in relation to a series of residential and commercial break and enters that occurred from mid to late January. In one of those incidents, a woman was captured on surveillance video inside an employee area of a Kitchener Tim Hortons, taking property that belonged to an employee. On January 24, a woman was observed on surveillance video entering unlocked units in a Kitchener apartment building. Thanks to information received from the public, investigators were able to identify a suspect in connection to these incidents. A search warrant was subsequently executed at a residence on Victoria Street South where police were able to recover some of the stolen property. The woman has been charged with multiple offences, including break and enter, trafficking in stolen property, use of stolen credit card and possession of stolen property.

PREVIOUS SUMMARY or SUMMARIES:

Published: Feb 9 2017 1:17PM
The Waterloo Regional Police Service is currently investigating several residential and commercial break and enters that have occurred throughout the region. On January 16th, 2017, a female suspect is captured on surveillance video attending an employee area of a Kitchener Tim Hortons and taking property belonging to an employee. On January 24th, 2017, the same suspect is observed on surveillance video entering unlocked units in a Kitchener apartment building. In some cases, the suspect is confronted by residents and will provide an excuse for being in their home prior to leaving. Waterloo Regional Police want to remind citizens to keep their residences secure and to contact 911 immediately should anyone enter without their knowledge or permission. Anyone with information on these incidents is asked to contact police at 519-650-8500 ext. 8290 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

BREAK & ENTER
Incident #: WA17023069
Publish Date: Feb 17, 2017
Incident Date: Feb 1, 2017
Location: KITCHENER, ON Canada

On February 16, 2017, Waterloo Regional Police arrested a 43-year-old Kitchener woman in relation to a series of residential and commercial break and enters that occurred from mid to late January. In one of those incidents, a woman was captured on surveillance video inside an employee area of a Kitchener Tim Hortons, taking property that belonged to an employee. On January 24, a woman was observed on surveillance video entering unlocked units in a Kitchener apartment building. Thanks to information received from the public, investigators were able to identify a suspect in connection to these incidents. A search warrant was subsequently executed at a residence on Victoria Street South where police were able to recover some of the stolen property. The woman has been charged with multiple offences, including break and enter, trafficking in stolen property, use of stolen credit card and possession of stolen property.

PREVIOUS SUMMARY or SUMMARIES:

Published: Feb 9 2017 1:17PM
The Waterloo Regional Police Service is currently investigating several residential and commercial break and enters that have occurred throughout the region. On January 16th, 2017, a female suspect is captured on surveillance video attending an employee area of a Kitchener Tim Hortons and taking property belonging to an employee. On January 24th, 2017, the same suspect is observed on surveillance video entering unlocked units in a Kitchener apartment building. In some cases, the suspect is confronted by residents and will provide an excuse for being in their home prior to leaving. Waterloo Regional Police want to remind citizens to keep their residences secure and to contact 911 immediately should anyone enter without their knowledge or permission. Anyone with information on these incidents is asked to contact police at 519-650-8500 ext. 8290 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

FIRE
Incident #: WA17034137
Publish Date: Feb 16, 2017
Incident Date: Feb 15, 2017
Location: CHARLES ST E, KITCHENER, ON Canada

On February 15, 2017 at 6 p.m., Waterloo Regional Police were called to a report of a residential fire on Charles Street East in Kitchener. Upon arrival, the rear portion of the residence was engulfed in flames. The residents were evacuated and one adult man was treated for minor burns by Waterloo Regional Paramedic Services. Firefighters with the Kitchener Fire Department were able to extinguish the flames before the blaze could spread to other portions of the home. However, the blaze caused significant damage to the rear of the residence. The cause of the fire has been determined to be suspicious and Waterloo Regional Police are investigating. Anyone with information is asked to call police at 519-653-7700 ext. 4499 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

FIRE
Incident #: WA17034137
Publish Date: Feb 16, 2017
Incident Date: Feb 15, 2017
Location: CHARLES ST E, KITCHENER, ON Canada

On February 15, 2017 at 6 p.m., Waterloo Regional Police were called to a report of a residential fire on Charles Street East in Kitchener. Upon arrival, the rear portion of the residence was engulfed in flames. The residents were evacuated and one adult man was treated for minor burns by Waterloo Regional Paramedic Services. Firefighters with the Kitchener Fire Department were able to extinguish the flames before the blaze could spread to other portions of the home. However, the blaze caused significant damage to the rear of the residence. The cause of the fire has been determined to be suspicious and Waterloo Regional Police are investigating. Anyone with information is asked to call police at 519-653-7700 ext. 4499 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

COMPASSIONATE TO LOCATE
Incident #: WA17033695
Publish Date: Feb 16, 2017
Incident Date: Feb 15, 2017
Location: FRANKLIN BLVD and CP RAIL, CAMBRIDGE ON Canada

On February 15, 2017, at approximately 9:15 am, CP Rail reported a possible collision between a train and a pedestrian in the area of Elgin Street North and Beverly Street in Cambridge. The train may have made contact with the pedestrian who was walking close to the side of the tracks. Waterloo Regional Police and Cambridge Fire Department attended, and searched the area with negative results in locating the pedestrian. Anyone with information regarding this incident, are asked to please call police at 519-650-8500 Ext. 2377.

COMPASSIONATE TO LOCATE
Incident #: WA17033695
Publish Date: Feb 16, 2017
Incident Date: Feb 15, 2017
Location: FRANKLIN BLVD and CP RAIL, CAMBRIDGE ON Canada

On February 15, 2017, at approximately 9:15 am, CP Rail reported a possible collision between a train and a pedestrian in the area of Elgin Street North and Beverly Street in Cambridge. The train may have made contact with the pedestrian who was walking close to the side of the tracks. Waterloo Regional Police and Cambridge Fire Department attended, and searched the area with negative results in locating the pedestrian. Anyone with information regarding this incident, are asked to please call police at 519-650-8500 Ext. 2377.

BREAK & ENTER
Incident #: WA17029480
Publish Date: Feb 15, 2017
Incident Date: Feb 9, 2017
Location: KITCHENER, ON Canada

On February 13, 2017, the Waterloo Regional Police Services Break, Enter and Auto Theft team arrested a 25-year-old Kitchener man in connection to several break ins that occurred at homes in the Rockway Golf Course area of Kitchener. Between January 18 and February 9, 2017, five homes in the area were the subject of a break-in or an attempted break-in. All were done during the day. Electronics and credit cards were taken. A search warrant was executed at a Kitchener home where officers were able to recover some of the stolen property relating to the break ins. A 25-year-old Kitchener man has been charged with five counts of break and enter, two counts of breach recognizance and two counts breach probation.

BREAK & ENTER
Incident #: WA17029480
Publish Date: Feb 15, 2017
Incident Date: Feb 9, 2017
Location: KITCHENER, ON Canada

On February 13, 2017, the Waterloo Regional Police Services Break, Enter and Auto Theft team arrested a 25-year-old Kitchener man in connection to several break ins that occurred at homes in the Rockway Golf Course area of Kitchener. Between January 18 and February 9, 2017, five homes in the area were the subject of a break-in or an attempted break-in. All were done during the day. Electronics and credit cards were taken. A search warrant was executed at a Kitchener home where officers were able to recover some of the stolen property relating to the break ins. A 25-year-old Kitchener man has been charged with five counts of break and enter, two counts of breach recognizance and two counts breach probation.

ROBBERY
Incident #: WA16233894
Publish Date: Feb 15, 2017
Incident Date: Oct 22, 2016
Location: ELGIN ST N, CAMBRIDGE, ON Canada

On February 14, 2017, Waterloo Regional Police arrested a 32-year-old Cambridge man in connection to a robbery that occurred on October 22, 2016 at 7 p.m. at the Elgin Street Mini Mart. A suspect had entered the store and demanded money from the employee. He then fled with an undisclosed amount of cash. The male arrested on February 14 has been charged with several offences, including Robbery with a Firearm, Disguise with Intent, three counts of Breach of Probation and Possession of Stolen Property Under $5000.

PREVIOUS SUMMARY or SUMMARIES:

Published: Oct 27 2016 9:47PM
On October 22, 2016 at 7:00 p.m. an unidentified suspect entered the Elgin Street Mini Mart, in the City of Cambridge and demanded the money from the cash register from the employee. The employee complied and the suspect fled with an undisclosed amount of Canadian currency. The suspect is described as a white male, 25-35 years, 5’6”, wearing a blue, white and red plaid jacket. He had on dark blue or black “Adidas” pants with dark colored running shoes. He was wearing a red white and black camo face mask covering the lower half of his face. He was carrying a blue backpack with a white logo on the back. Police are asking anyone with information to contact Detectives at South Division at 519-653-7700 ext. 2299 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS.

ROBBERY
Incident #: WA16233894
Publish Date: Feb 15, 2017
Incident Date: Oct 22, 2016
Location: ELGIN ST N, CAMBRIDGE, ON Canada

On February 14, 2017, Waterloo Regional Police arrested a 32-year-old Cambridge man in connection to a robbery that occurred on October 22, 2016 at 7 p.m. at the Elgin Street Mini Mart. A suspect had entered the store and demanded money from the employee. He then fled with an undisclosed amount of cash. The male arrested on February 14 has been charged with several offences, including Robbery with a Firearm, Disguise with Intent, three counts of Breach of Probation and Possession of Stolen Property Under $5000.

PREVIOUS SUMMARY or SUMMARIES:

Published: Oct 27 2016 9:47PM
On October 22, 2016 at 7:00 p.m. an unidentified suspect entered the Elgin Street Mini Mart, in the City of Cambridge and demanded the money from the cash register from the employee. The employee complied and the suspect fled with an undisclosed amount of Canadian currency. The suspect is described as a white male, 25-35 years, 5’6”, wearing a blue, white and red plaid jacket. He had on dark blue or black “Adidas” pants with dark colored running shoes. He was wearing a red white and black camo face mask covering the lower half of his face. He was carrying a blue backpack with a white logo on the back. Police are asking anyone with information to contact Detectives at South Division at 519-653-7700 ext. 2299 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS.

DRUGS
Incident #: WA17029443
Publish Date: Feb 13, 2017
Incident Date: Feb 3, 2017
Location: KITCHENER, ON Canada

On Thursday, February 9, 2017, Waterloo Regional Police were conducting an investigation into the alleged trafficking of controlled substances. A 35-year-old Kitchener man was arrested and found to be in possession of a quantity of methamphetamine, cocaine and marihuana. The accused was also in possession of bear mace for an unlawful purpose. The male has been charged with possession for the purpose of trafficking, as well as various other weapons and driving offences.

DRUGS
Incident #: WA17029443
Publish Date: Feb 13, 2017
Incident Date: Feb 3, 2017
Location: KITCHENER, ON Canada

On Thursday, February 9, 2017, Waterloo Regional Police were conducting an investigation into the alleged trafficking of controlled substances. A 35-year-old Kitchener man was arrested and found to be in possession of a quantity of methamphetamine, cocaine and marihuana. The accused was also in possession of bear mace for an unlawful purpose. The male has been charged with possession for the purpose of trafficking, as well as various other weapons and driving offences.

VEHICLE STOP
Incident #: WA17029866
Publish Date: Feb 13, 2017
Incident Date: Feb 10, 2017
Location: KEATS WAY and MCDOUGALL RD, WATERLOO ON Canada

On February 10, 2017, at 9:05 a.m., Waterloo Regional Police were conducting school zone traffic enforcement, near Keatsway Public School in Waterloo. An officer clocked a red Mazda doing 62 km/h in the 40 km/h zone. The officer then noticed the driver speed through a nearby crosswalk as the crossing guard was walking across with a group of children. The driver was charged with speeding and failing to obey a school crossing guard.

VEHICLE STOP
Incident #: WA17029866
Publish Date: Feb 13, 2017
Incident Date: Feb 10, 2017
Location: KEATS WAY and MCDOUGALL RD, WATERLOO ON Canada

On February 10, 2017, at 9:05 a.m., Waterloo Regional Police were conducting school zone traffic enforcement, near Keatsway Public School in Waterloo. An officer clocked a red Mazda doing 62 km/h in the 40 km/h zone. The officer then noticed the driver speed through a nearby crosswalk as the crossing guard was walking across with a group of children. The driver was charged with speeding and failing to obey a school crossing guard.

OFFENSIVE WEAPON
Incident #: WA17030636
Publish Date: Feb 13, 2017
Incident Date: Feb 11, 2017
Location: GREEN VALLEY DR, KITCHENER, ON Canada

On February 11, 2017, at around 3 a.m., a Kitchener man sustained a non-life threatening gun shot wound while in a parking lot, located at 55 Green Valley Drive in Kitchener. The victim was treated and released from hospital. Police are interested in speaking to the occupants of a white SUV, which had dark tinted windows and was seen in the area at the time of the incident. Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 519-653 7700 ext. 8666 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

OFFENSIVE WEAPON
Incident #: WA17030636
Publish Date: Feb 13, 2017
Incident Date: Feb 11, 2017
Location: GREEN VALLEY DR, KITCHENER, ON Canada

On February 11, 2017, at around 3 a.m., a Kitchener man sustained a non-life threatening gun shot wound while in a parking lot, located at 55 Green Valley Drive in Kitchener. The victim was treated and released from hospital. Police are interested in speaking to the occupants of a white SUV, which had dark tinted windows and was seen in the area at the time of the incident. Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 519-653 7700 ext. 8666 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

OFFENSIVE WEAPON
Incident #: WA17031562
Publish Date: Feb 13, 2017
Incident Date: Feb 12, 2017
Location: KINGSWAY DR, KITCHENER, ON Canada

On February 12, 2017 at 12:45 p.m., Waterloo Regional Police and Ontario Provincial Police responded to Fairview Park Mall, located at 2960 Kingsway Drive in Kitchener, after receiving a report that two males and a female may be in possession of a handgun. Officers were able to locate the suspects and seized a pellet gun, as well as multiple rounds of ammunition and drugs. A 26-year-old woman, a 27-year-old man and a 37-year-old man all face charges.

OFFENSIVE WEAPON
Incident #: WA17031562
Publish Date: Feb 13, 2017
Incident Date: Feb 12, 2017
Location: KINGSWAY DR, KITCHENER, ON Canada

On February 12, 2017 at 12:45 p.m., Waterloo Regional Police and Ontario Provincial Police responded to Fairview Park Mall, located at 2960 Kingsway Drive in Kitchener, after receiving a report that two males and a female may be in possession of a handgun. Officers were able to locate the suspects and seized a pellet gun, as well as multiple rounds of ammunition and drugs. A 26-year-old woman, a 27-year-old man and a 37-year-old man all face charges.

BREAK & ENTER
Incident #: WA17011987
Publish Date: Feb 13, 2017
Incident Date: Jan 17, 2017
Location: WESTMOUNT RD N, WATERLOO, ON Canada

The Waterloo Regional Police Services Break Enter and Auto Theft Team have arrested a 41-year-old Waterloo man in connection with forced entries into eight apartment buildings on Westmount Road in Waterloo. Between January 11 and January 16, 2017, a suspect broke into apartment buildings and committed thefts from laundry machines causing substantial amount of damage.

BREAK & ENTER
Incident #: WA17011987
Publish Date: Feb 13, 2017
Incident Date: Jan 17, 2017
Location: WESTMOUNT RD N, WATERLOO, ON Canada

The Waterloo Regional Police Services Break Enter and Auto Theft Team have arrested a 41-year-old Waterloo man in connection with forced entries into eight apartment buildings on Westmount Road in Waterloo. Between January 11 and January 16, 2017, a suspect broke into apartment buildings and committed thefts from laundry machines causing substantial amount of damage.

PORNOGRAPHY
Incident #: WA17027090
Publish Date: Feb 13, 2017
Incident Date: Dec 25, 2016
Location:

In February 2017, the Waterloo Regional Police Services Cybercrime and Internet Child Exploitation (ICE) Unit responded to a report from the National Child Exploitation Coordination Center (NCECC), alleging that a person in Waterloo Region had uploaded child pornography to a social network. On February 9, 2017, as a result of the investigation, Waterloo Regional Police arrested a 22-year-old man for Possession of Child Pornography and Make Available Child Pornography. The Waterloo Regional Police Service is a member of the Ontario Provincial Strategy to Protect Children from Sexual Abuse and Exploitation on the Internet. This Project has been made possible by a grant from the Ministry of Community Safety and Correctional Services.

PORNOGRAPHY
Incident #: WA17027090
Publish Date: Feb 13, 2017
Incident Date: Dec 25, 2016
Location:

In February 2017, the Waterloo Regional Police Services Cybercrime and Internet Child Exploitation (ICE) Unit responded to a report from the National Child Exploitation Coordination Center (NCECC), alleging that a person in Waterloo Region had uploaded child pornography to a social network. On February 9, 2017, as a result of the investigation, Waterloo Regional Police arrested a 22-year-old man for Possession of Child Pornography and Make Available Child Pornography. The Waterloo Regional Police Service is a member of the Ontario Provincial Strategy to Protect Children from Sexual Abuse and Exploitation on the Internet. This Project has been made possible by a grant from the Ministry of Community Safety and Correctional Services.

MVC PERSONAL INJURY
Incident #: WA17030026
Publish Date: Feb 13, 2017
Incident Date: Feb 10, 2017
Location: JAMIESON PKY, CAMBRIDGE, ON Canada

On February 10, 2017, at 12:35 p.m., Waterloo Regional Police responded to a minor collision that occurred at the Hespeler Pharmacy parking lot, located at 100 Jamieson Parkway in Cambridge. One driver sustained non-life threatening injuries and was transported to Cambridge Memorial Hospital for treatment. No charges were issued in this incident.

MVC PERSONAL INJURY
Incident #: WA17030026
Publish Date: Feb 13, 2017
Incident Date: Feb 10, 2017
Location: JAMIESON PKY, CAMBRIDGE, ON Canada

On February 10, 2017, at 12:35 p.m., Waterloo Regional Police responded to a minor collision that occurred at the Hespeler Pharmacy parking lot, located at 100 Jamieson Parkway in Cambridge. One driver sustained non-life threatening injuries and was transported to Cambridge Memorial Hospital for treatment. No charges were issued in this incident.

BREAK & ENTER
Incident #: WA17031332
Publish Date: Feb 13, 2017
Incident Date: Feb 12, 2017
Location: WILMOT, ON Canada

On February 12, 2017 at 1:30 a.m., Waterloo Regional Police responded to a car dealership in New Hamburg for a report of a break in. A male was seen leaving the lot in a stolen vehicle and was arrested. A hand gun was seized from the vehicle along with some break and enter tools. Waterloo Regional Police are working together with the OPP on a suspected related matter that occurred north of London earlier that night involving the same male suspect.

BREAK & ENTER
Incident #: WA17031332
Publish Date: Feb 13, 2017
Incident Date: Feb 12, 2017
Location: WILMOT, ON Canada

On February 12, 2017 at 1:30 a.m., Waterloo Regional Police responded to a car dealership in New Hamburg for a report of a break in. A male was seen leaving the lot in a stolen vehicle and was arrested. A hand gun was seized from the vehicle along with some break and enter tools. Waterloo Regional Police are working together with the OPP on a suspected related matter that occurred north of London earlier that night involving the same male suspect.

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