Major Incidents

Last Updated: Friday February 27, 2015 8:37 AM

Incident #: WA15037596
Publish Date: Feb 27, 2015
Incident Date: Feb 19, 2015

On February 24, 2015, police executed a search warrant at a residence on Elgin Street North in the City of Cambridge. Police recovered approximately $10,000 of property which had been stolen in a residential break and enter in Cambridge. As a result of this investigation a 30 year Cambridge female, 27 year old Cambridge male, 38 year old Waterloo male and 40 year old Kitchener female have been arrested. They are co-accused of break and enter, possession of stolen property over $5000 and possession of marihuana. One male is additionally charged with possession of the stolen vehicle and one female is charged with breach of a court order. A vehicle reported stolen from Kitchener was also recovered at the residence.

Incident #: WA15042398
Publish Date: Feb 27, 2015
Incident Date: Feb 26, 2015

On Thursday February 26, 2015 at approximately 9:30 p.m. a 36 year old Kitchener male was walking in the area of Block line Road and Strasburg Road in Kitchener, when he was approached by two unknown males The victim was assaulted causing minor injuries. The males then fled the area on foot with the victim's pizza. The suspects are described as: 1)White, early 20's, 6', 180lbs, dark brown/gray hoodie, jeans. 2) White, early 20's, 5'10" 180lbs, shaved head, NY Yankees ball cap navy blue, red winter jacket, gray jogging pants. Anyone with information is asked to call Waterloo Regional Police Central Division 519-650-8500 ext. 4499 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

Incident #: WA15005827
Publish Date: Feb 25, 2015
Incident Date: Dec 29, 2014
Location: HAMILTON RD, WILMOT, ON Canada

February 24 2014 members of the Central Division Crime Management Team executed a search warrant on a residential property in the village of Baden. As quantity of stolen metal was seized which police believe to be linked to a break and enter at a metal fabrication business in New Hamburg. A 42 year old Baden man is facing numerous charges including break,enter and theft, possession for the purpose of trafficking stolen property and possession of break in tools. The investigation is continuing and more arrests are expected.

Incident #: WA15040555
Publish Date: Feb 25, 2015
Incident Date: Feb 24, 2015
Location: GERBER RD, WELLESLEY, ON Canada N0B 2T0

On Tuesday February 24 2015 at approximately 12:09 pm an 18 year old Wellesley male was traveling westbound on Gerber Road in Wilmot Township when he lost control of his Toyota Echo after hitting a snow drift. The Toyota Echo then entered the eastbound lane and struck a Toyota Corolla which was being driven by a 46 year old Wellesley male. The 18 year old male sustained major but non-life threatening injuries and was air lifted to hospital. The 46 year old male sustained minor injuries and was transported to hospital by ground ambulance. Weather & road conditions are being considered as possible factors in the collision. Investigation is continuing and charges are pending. A portion of Gerber Road was closed for several hours for investigation and road clean up.

Incident #: WA15040138
Publish Date: Feb 24, 2015
Incident Date: Feb 23, 2015

On Monday February 23rd 2015 at approximately 7:00 pm Waterloo Regional Police responded to Franklin Blvd near Bishop St in the City of Cambridge to assist Union Gas with a significant gas leak. Regional Police and Cambridge Fire attended and blocked Franklin Blvd north and south bound from Can Amera to Bishop St. The road was closed for approximately 45 mins while gas officials capped the leak.

Incident #: WA15037967
Publish Date: Feb 23, 2015
Incident Date: Feb 20, 2015

Waterloo Regional Police are investigating two incidents in the Kingsway Drive/Franklin St./Fairway Road/Vanier Drive neighborhood of Kitchener that appear to involve the same male. On February 19, 2015, the male was given money to shovel snow for a homeowner and subsequently stole the homeowner's wallet. The male is described as White, early 20's, 5'8", clean shaven, short hair, hat and dark jacket. On February 13, 2015, a male took it upon himself to shovel a homeowner's driveway and then knocked on the door demanding money. The male is described as White, 30 yrs., medium build, short brown hair, toque, heavy jacket, snow pants and carrying a shovel. Police are reminding the public to be extra cautious around strangers and to report suspicious activity to police at once by calling 519 653 7700 ext. 4499 or Crime Stoppers 1 800 222 8477. For emergency situations or crimes in progress, call 9-1-1.

Incident #: WA15037991
Publish Date: Feb 23, 2015
Incident Date: Feb 20, 2015
Location: BROOK ST, CAMBRIDGE, ON Canada

On Friday, February 20, 2015 the Cambridge Fire Department & Waterloo Regional Police were called to a residence on Brook Street in the city of Cambridge regarding a kitchen grease fire. Cambridge Fire extinguished the fire. The homeowner did not receive any injuries. Prior to arrival of emergency services, the homeowner's nephew attempted to extinguish the fire. As a result he received medical treatment as a precaution, for smoke inhalation. Damage to the residence is estimated at approximately $15,000.

Incident #: WA15039339
Publish Date: Feb 23, 2015
Incident Date: Feb 22, 2015

Sunday, February 22, 2015, at approximatley 3:00 p.m., Waterloo Regional Police initiated an investigation after two males from Toronto broke into a residence on Weber Sreet East, Kitchener and committed a robbery. Two of the residents suffered non life threatening injuries as a result of an assault. One of the males was arrested without incident. The other male ran from police and broke into a nearby business. During the arrest of this male, an officer suffered a minor injury. The two males, 24 and 28 years, will be held for a bail hearing on February 23, 2015. This was a targeted incident and there is no further concern for the general public’s safety. Anyone with information is encouraged to call the Waterloo Regional Police Service 519 650 8500 ext. 4499 or Crime Stoppers 1 800 222 8477.

Incident #: WA15038287
Publish Date: Feb 21, 2015
Incident Date: Feb 21, 2015

Waterloo Regional Police are releasing surveillance images and are requesting the community's assistance to identify a male in connection with a robbery. On February 21st, 2015 at 12:49am an unknown male robbed the Petro Canada gas bar located at 440 Columbia st. w. waterloo. The subject produced a weapon and demanded cash from the employee. The male was given an undisclosed amount of money and fled the gas bar. No parties were injured during the robbery. The subject is described as a white male, in his late 20's, standing approximately 5'10"-6' tall, with an average/muscular build. He haslight coloured eyes as well as light coloured facial scruff. The subject was observed wearing a dark hooded sweatshirt, a blue plaid workman's style jacket and camouflage pants. Anyone with information about this robbery is asked to contact Waterloo Regional Police Service at 519-650-8500 ext. 6399 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS

Incident #: WA15037222
Publish Date: Feb 20, 2015
Incident Date: Feb 19, 2015

On February 19, 2015 at 6:31 p.m. a 35 year old male walking alone was approached by two males in the area of Churchill Park located at 200 Christopher Dr. in the city of Cambridge. The suspects brandished a weapon and demanded money from the victim. An undisclosed amount of money was surrendered by the victim without further incident. The males fled the area in a grey SUV motor vehicle. It is believed that this was a targeted incident with no further threat to public safety. Anyone with information is request to contact Waterloo Regional Police at 519-653-7700 x2299 or Waterloo Region Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS.

Incident #: WA15035651
Publish Date: Feb 17, 2015
Incident Date: Feb 17, 2015
Location: KING ST E, KITCHENER, ON Canada

On Tuesday February 17, 2015 at 12:51 p.m. a robbery occurred at the Bank of Montreal located at 1074 King Street East in the city of Kitchener. A male suspect entered the bank and demanded cash. An undisclosed amount of Canadian currency was taken. The suspect is described as Male, 18-20 years of age, 5’2” tall, 140lbs, light brown skin, dark eyebrows, wearing all black clothing and a black balaclava. The suspect was last observed leaving the bank on foot. A canine track was conducted with negative results. No injuries resulted from the incident and no weapons were observed. Anyone with information about this crime is asked to contact Central detectives at 519 650 8500 Ext 4499 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222 TIPS

Incident #: WA15035639
Publish Date: Feb 17, 2015
Incident Date: Feb 17, 2015

On Tuesday February 17th, 2015 at approximately 1230pm a van being driven by a 28 year old Guelph male eastbound on Conservation Drive in Waterloo lost control and crossed the centre line. It collided with a westbound vehicle being driven by a 44 year old Breslau woman. Both drivers were taken to hospital by ambulance to be treated for non-life threatening injuries. Speed and slippery road conditions are considered possible factors. Charges are likely pending the completion of the investigation.

Incident #: WA15016582
Publish Date: Feb 17, 2015
Incident Date: Jan 23, 2015
Location: KING ST N, WATERLOO, ON Canada

On Thursday, February 12th 2015, members of the Waterloo Regional Police Service arrested and charged Garry ASTLES, 42 years, of Etobicoke with Break, Enter and Commit, Theft of a Motor Vehicle and Possession of Stolen Property Over $5000 in connection with the theft of an ATM from the Galaxy Movie Theatre on January 23rd 2015. The male is currently remanded in custody with a further court date of February 17, 2015. Police continue to investigate this incident. Anyone with information related to this incident is requested to contact the Waterloo Regional Police Service North Division Detectives at (519) 653-7700 x 6340 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS).


Published: Jan 23 2015 3:30PM
In the early morning hours on Friday January 23, 2015, 3 unknown suspects attended the Galaxy Cinemas at Conestoga Mall in Waterloo. They used a white Ford Econoline van to gain access the lobby and removed an ATM machine containing an unknown amount of cash. The suspects left the area in the white Ford Econoline van that had damage to the rear doors and windows. Damage is estimated at between $30-$35,000. Police are seeking the public's assistance in identifying the parties involved in this crime. A video of the incident is available at Citizens having information on either the vehicle or the parties involved are asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS, or North Division Detectives at 519-653-7700 Extension 6340.

Incident #: WA15033298
Publish Date: Feb 16, 2015
Incident Date: Feb 14, 2015

At approximately 11:55 p.m. Friday February 13, 2015 two adult males robbed the Canadian Tire Gas bar at 1400 Ottawa Street South in the city of Kitchener. No one was injured. Waterloo Regional Police responded and were able to locate and arrest the two males without incident at a residence nearby. As a result, a 20 year old Kitchener male and 21 year Waterloo males have been held in custody pending a bail hearing for the following charges: Robbery with a weapon, Disguise with Intent, Weapons for a Dangerous purpose. One male is also charged with breaching court conditions.

Incident #: WA15033894
Publish Date: Feb 16, 2015
Incident Date: Feb 14, 2015

On Saturday February 14, 2015 at approximately 9:30 p.m., an unknown person robbed the KC Convenience at Victoria Street South and Lawrence Avenue in Kitchener. The subject brandished a weapon and demanded the clerk hand over an undisclosed amount of money before fleeing the store on foot. A canine track was conducted with negative results. The subject was described as a young male, approximately twenty years, 5'6" wearing a black puffy hooded down bomber style jacket with a grey fur hood liner, a black balaclava , lighter jeans (blue or faded black), high top running shoes and black gloves. Anyone with information is asked to contact General Division Detectives at 519-650-8500 at extension 6340 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS).

Incident #: WA15034366
Publish Date: Feb 16, 2015
Incident Date: Feb 15, 2015

At 4:16 p.m. on February 15, 2015, police attended a residence on Dansbury Drive in Waterloo for a report of a residential fire. Both Police and Waterloo Fire arrived within minutes of the call, and were able to keep the fire contained to the garage area. All residents of the house were able to leave safely. The fire is not considered suspicious. Dansbury Drive was shut down for the incident for approximately 30 minutes while the fire was dealt with.

Incident #: WA15031602
Publish Date: Feb 13, 2015
Incident Date: Feb 11, 2015

Joan and Michael MALLALEY have been located and are safe. Investigators wish to thank the media and public for their ongoing support and assistance.


Published: Feb 13 2015 11:24AM
Waterloo Regional Police are requesting the public's help for any information that will lead to the current whereabouts of a missing Kitchener couple. Michael MALLALEY 75 yrs, and Joan MALLALEY 70 yrs, were last seen on February 11th 2015, in the city of Cambridge, driving a 1998 silver pick-up, bearing license plate AH50171 Michael MALLALEY is described as White, 5'7", 236 lbs, balding with a beard and glasses, and uses a wheel chair. Joan MALLALEY is described as White, 5”5’, 175 lbs, grey hair and also wears glasses. Photos are attached to this release. Police would like to check on this couple's wellbeing. Anyone having information s asked to call police at (519) 650-8500 ext. 8405.


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