Major Incidents

Last Updated: Wednesday October 29, 2014 3:35 PM

BREAK & ENTER
Incident #: WA14246885
Publish Date: Oct 29, 2014
Incident Date: Oct 29, 2014
Location: ACTIVA AVE, KITCHENER, ON Canada

On Wednesday October 29, 2014 shortly after 6:30am Waterloo Regional Police Service responded to a break and enter into a school portable at John Sweeney Catholic School on Activa Avenue. Shortly after police arrested male and a youth a short distance away. They are charged with Break and Enter, Mischief, Possession of stolen property and drug related offences.

DISTURBANCE
Incident #: WA14243872
Publish Date: Oct 27, 2014
Incident Date: Oct 25, 2014
Location: FISCHER HALLMAN RD, KITCHENER, ON Canada

At approximately 2:30am on Saturday, October 25, 2014, a physical altercation took place at a licenced establishment on Fischer Hallman Rd in the city of Kitchener. There were 8 people involved in the altercation and several parties were injured. Two 25 year old local males were arrested for Assault and other offences, however Police believe that there is another male victim who has not been identified. During this incident, one of the arrested males fled the scene and struck a parked vehicle. He was later located by Police. A 27 year old Oakville man suffered minor injuries and did not require medical attention. Police would like to speak to the unidentified victim, as well as any other witnesses who may be able to provide further details.

MVC PERSONAL INJURY
Incident #: WA14244331
Publish Date: Oct 27, 2014
Incident Date: Oct 25, 2014
Location: HIGHPOINT AVE and NORTHFIELD DR W, WATERLOO ON Canada

On Saturday October 25, 2014 approximately 5:25 p.m., a two vehicle collision occurred at the intersection of Northfield Dr. E. and Highpoint Ave. in the city of Waterloo. Involved was a 59 year-old Waterloo man in one vehicle, who was not transported to hospital. In the other vehicle were a 41 year-old Waterloo woman and one passenger, who were both treated at local hospitals and released.

OFFENSIVE WEAPON
Incident #: WA14243645
Publish Date: Oct 27, 2014
Incident Date: Oct 24, 2014
Location: RITTENHOUSE RD and TUERR DR, KITCHENER ON Canada

On October 24th 2014 at approximately 855pm a 45 year old male was walking his dog in the area of Rittenhouse Rd and Tuerr Dr, Kitchener. The male reported being shot in the leg, possibly with a BB gun. It is believed the weapon was discharged from a passing four-door dark-coloured sedan with at least 2 occupants. The vehicle was last seen on Block Line Rd heading towards Westmount Rd East. The victim received minor injuries. No weapons were seen. Anyone with information is asked to call Waterloo Regional Police Central Division at 519-653-7700 Extension 4499 or Crime Stoppers 1 800 222 8477.

THEFT UNDER $5000
Incident #: WA14242771
Publish Date: Oct 27, 2014
Incident Date: Oct 23, 2014
Location: HIGHLAND RD W, KITCHENER, ON Canada

During the evening of October 23, 2014 an unknown male entered three small businesses; one is located on Highland Road East and the other two are located on Activa Avenue in the city of Kitchener. The unknown male had a conversation with the female employees regarding their shoes and feet. The male then stole a shoe from the females and attempted to steal another. The females were not injured. The male is described as White, 25 – 35 years of age, 5’6" – 5’8", average build, dirty blond hair that is short on the sides and a bit longer on top; He was last seen wearing a grey zip up hooded sweater and jeans. Police are investigating the three occurrences and asking anyone with information to contact Police at 519-653-7700 ext 4499 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).

MVC PERSONAL INJURY
Incident #: WA14244832
Publish Date: Oct 27, 2014
Incident Date: Oct 26, 2014
Location: PIPER ST, NORTH DUMFRIES, ON Canada N0B 1E0

On October 26th 2014 at approximately 10:40 a.m. a collision occurred on Piper St in the town of Ayr. A 65 year old male from Ayr was operating his Ford truck easbound on Piper St when he went into medical distress causing him to travel off the road striking a parked Jeep. The male was taken to hospital by ambulance where he died as a result of his medical condition. No further information isbeing released.

ROBBERY
Incident #: WA14241260
Publish Date: Oct 24, 2014
Incident Date: Oct 21, 2014
Location: QUEEN ST W, CAMBRIDGE, ON Canada

Police continue to investigate and are requesting the public's help to identify the person shown in the attached image. Anyone with information is asked to contact South Division 519 650 8500 ext. 2299 or Crime Stopper 1 800 222 8477.

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Published: Oct 22 2014 11:06AM
The Waterloo Regional Police Service would like to issue a correction. The correct name of the store that was robbed is the Little Shop Stop. We offer our apologies to Little Short Stop stores for naming them incorrectly. The correction has been made in the inital summary that was released earlier today.

Published: Oct 22 2014 11:01AM
Waterloo Regional Police are investigating a robbery at the Little Shop Stop convenience store located at 27 Queen Street West in the city of Cambridge. On October 21, 2014 at approximately 9:10 pm a male allegedly took merchandise from the store and assaulted the employee prior to fleeing the scene on foot. The male is described as White, 5’10”, medium build, and wearing a red/black plaid shirt, jeans, dark shoes, and black ski mask. Police are continuing to investigate. Anyone with information is asked to contact South Division at 519-650-8500 Ext. 2299 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

THEFT UNDER $5000
Incident #: WA14228732
Publish Date: Oct 24, 2014
Incident Date: Oct 6, 2014
Location: QUEEN ST N, KITCHENER, ON Canada

Police continue to investigate and are releasing the attached image. Anyone who can identify the male in the image or who has information is asked to call North Division (519) 653-7700 ext. 6349 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS.

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Published: Oct 7 2014 9:56AM
The Waterloo Regional Police are requesting the public’s assistance with a theft investigation. On Monday October 6th 2014, at approximately 7:00 a.m. Police responded to the parking garage of a Queen Street apartment complex. As a result of the investigation it was discovered that an unknown suspect or suspects broke into several vehicles in the parking garage. Several personal items including electronic equipment, tools and loose change were stolen from the vehicles. Within the same building a storage room containing several storage lockers was also entered and it is unknown at this time what items were stolen. Anyone with Information is asked to contact Central Division 519 650 85000 ext. 4499 or Crime Stoppers 1 800 222 8477.

OFFENSIVE WEAPON
Incident #: WA14242514
Publish Date: Oct 24, 2014
Incident Date: Oct 23, 2014
Location: WEBER ST W, KITCHENER, ON Canada

At approximately 1:30 pm on October 23/2014, police responded to the apartment building located at 48 Weber St W, in the city of Kitchener, after receiving a report of 3 armed males in the area. Patrol officers and Tactical units responded and searched the complex but were unable to locate any suspects or victim. Area residents were questioned but no witnesses were able to substantiate the original callers reports. There are no concerns for public safety. Police are asking for the public’s assistance for any information in regards to this incident. Anyone with information is requested to contact Waterloo Regional Police North Division Detectives at 519-653-7700 ext. #6399 or leave a tip with Crime Stoppers 1-800-222-TIPS

BREAK & ENTER
Incident #: WA14242923
Publish Date: Oct 24, 2014
Incident Date: Oct 23, 2014
Location: GREEN VISTA DR, CAMBRIDGE, ON Canada

On October 23, 2014 at 11:30pm, police attended a break and enter in progress in the area of Green Vista Dr. Cambridge. The residents reported be awakened by someone ringing their door bell and then hearing a loud bang at the side yard. A person was then observed attempting to gain entry into the basement window. A K9 track was conducted which led police to the area of Green Bank Dr, Cambridge. It was discovered that multiple vehicles were entered and property was stolen. A male was located hiding in a yard on Green Bank Dr. A 27 year old Cambridge male is charged with break and enter, trespass by night x4, theft under $5000, possession under $5000, attempt theft under $5000 and possession of break and enter tools. He was held for a bail hearing.

MVC PERSONAL INJURY
Incident #: WA14242253
Publish Date: Oct 24, 2014
Incident Date: Oct 23, 2014
Location: FOUNTAIN ST N and WOOLWICH ST S, WOOLWICH ON Canada

On October 23rd 2014 at approximately 6am, Waterloo Regional Police along with three local fire services and paramedics were dispatched to the intersection of Fountain Street North and Woolwich Street South in the Township of Woolwich. Upon arrival, police located a single motor vehicle in the pond area. The motor vehicle was determined to be unoccupied and sustained significant damage. The vehicle had theft the roadway while entering a curve on Woolwich Street South, drove over a large grass area, crossed Fountain Street North and then came to rest in a pond. Based on evidence at the scene, the involved driver sustained unknown injuries from the collision. The pond and surrounding area were checked extensively by a police K9 as well as the Cambridge Fire Department rescue boat. A search of the area was also conducted by responding police. The investigation was continued by responding officers and the involved driver was located later in the day. The driver is identified as a male Kitchener resident, age 25. The driver sustained minor injuries and sought medical treatment on his own. The driver was subsequently charged with Careless Driving, Failure to Remain and the Scene of a Collision and Failure to report a Collision contrary to the Highway Traffic Act.

OFFENSIVE WEAPON
Incident #: WA14242989
Publish Date: Oct 24, 2014
Incident Date: Oct 24, 2014
Location: RIVER RD E and HOLBORN DR, KITCHENER ON Canada

On October 24, 2014 at 03:18am Central Division Patrol officers responded to the area of River Rd E and Holborn Dr in Kitchener in relation to a report of a male shooting a BB gun at passing motor vehicles. Patrol officers and Canine arrived on scene and a perimeter was established. A canine track was initiated with negative results. The description provided to police was a White male, 20-25 years old, thin build, 6'0", wearing a black nylon jacket with a hood and dark blue jeans. Police are appealing the public for any information in relation to this incident. Anyone with information is asked to contact Central Division at 519 650 8500 ext. 4499 or Crime Stoppers 1 800 222 8477.

THEFT MOTOR VEHICLE
Incident #: WA14241941
Publish Date: Oct 23, 2014
Incident Date: Oct 22, 2014
Location: UNION BLVD, KITCHENER, ON Canada

On October 22, 2014 at approximately 5:45pm, Waterloo Regional Police began an investigation after receiving a report that motor vehicle had been stolen from a business parking lot near Union and King Streets in Kitchener. Over the next 30 minutes there were several dangerous driving complaints received involving the stolen vehicle. The stolen vehicle, a Cadillac CTS, was eventually located in a parking lot on Westwood Drive in Kitchener by police. An officer approached the car and located a male in the driver’s seat. During an attempted arrest, the suspect began ramming a police cruiser and a retaining wall, striking the officer. After ramming several vehicles, the suspect managed to escape and abandoned the vehicle in a nearby parking lot. With the assistance of several witnesses the suspect was located inside an apartment building and taken into custody. There were no significant injuries to the involved officer. A 40 year old Kitchener male of no fixed address has been arrested and held for a bail hearing facing charges of Theft of Motor Vehicle, Possession over $5000, Dangerous Driving, Criminal Drive Suspend, Fail to Remain, Aggravated Assault with a weapon on a Police Officer. The Waterloo Regional Police Service would like to thank the many citizens who assisted police in this investigation for their help. Anyone with further information is requested to contact investigators at 519-653-7700 x 6355.

THREATENING
Incident #: WA14241005
Publish Date: Oct 21, 2014
Incident Date: Oct 21, 2014
Location: KING ST W, KITCHENER, ON Canada

At approximately 2:45 p.m. a male entered Kitchener City Hall and made threats. Police responded and city hall was placed in a lock down. At that time it was believed the male had left the building but as a precaution the canine unit assisted in a thorough search. During this time the male was located a short distance away by an off duty police officer. The suspect has been arrested for uttering threats and the investigation is continuing. We would like to thank our community partners and local businesses for their assistance in bringing this incident to a timely conclusion.

ABDUCTION
Incident #: WA14240428
Publish Date: Oct 21, 2014
Incident Date: Oct 20, 2014
Location: PARKSIDE DR, WATERLOO, ON Canada

As a result of the ongoing investigation, police have now identified the persons involved in this incident as members of the same family. All are safe and unharmed. Investigators wish to thank the media and public for their assistance.

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Published: Oct 21 2014 8:09AM
On October 20, 2014 at approximately 6:30 PM the Waterloo Regional Police Service received a report of a possible abduction in the area of 527 Parkside Drive in Waterloo. Witnesses reported hearing screaming and then observing a male and female confronting another female on the side of the road. The male and female then carried the 2nd female to a waiting vehicle. The vehicle was last seen southbound on Parkside Drive with all 3 parties in the vehicle. The vehicle is described as an older style white Dodge Ram single cab pickup truck with a full 8 foot box. The following descriptions about the vehicle occupants were obtained by investigators: #1 - Male, 40's, 6', brown hair - slightly longer at the back and a moustache, blue jeans #2 - Female, white, 35-40 - 5'6", 130 lbs, blond hair with a suit jacket and skirt (business attire) The female who was allegedly abducted is described as, White, brown hair, 14-16 years, slender 100-120 lbs. Police have canvassed the area with negative results. Information from witnesses leads investigators to believe that the parties may be known to one another. Anyone with information is asked to contact General Division Detectives at 519-653-7700 x 6355 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS

ARREST
Incident #: WA14237844
Publish Date: Oct 20, 2014
Incident Date: Oct 17, 2014
Location: KING ST W, KITCHENER, ON Canada

Friday, October 17, 2014 Waterloo Regional Police patrol officers arrested a 33year old male on numerous Canada Wide warrants. Alexander CAMPBELL of Chilliwack, British Columbia was arrested on charges of Assault, Uttering Threats and Breaching a Recognizance. Abbotsford Police Service were notified of CAMPBELL's arrest and attended Waterloo Region to transport CAMPBELL back to British Columbia.

IMPAIRED DRIVER
Incident #: WA14239152
Publish Date: Oct 20, 2014
Incident Date: Oct 19, 2014
Location: GUERIN AVE, KITCHENER, ON Canada

Sunday, October 19th 2014, at approximately 1:33a.m., Waterloo Regional Police Service were called to Guerin Avenue, Kitchener after a motor vehicle struck a utility pole. Upon arrival, the driver was arrested for a suspected alcohol offence. The driver, a 36 year old male Kitchener resident was charged with Impaired Operation of a Motor Vehicle, Over 80 and Dangerous Driving. The involved motor vehicle was severely damaged. No injuries were reported as a result of the incident. The supply of electricty in the collision area was disrupted for a period of time.

GRAFFITI
Incident #: WA14239254
Publish Date: Oct 20, 2014
Incident Date: Oct 19, 2014
Location: WILLOW WOOD DR, WATERLOO, ON Canada

On October 19, 2014, between the hours of 3:00am and 6:00am, the area of Laurelwood, in the city of Waterloo was vandalized. Members of the community reported approximately 25 occurrences of graffiti on vehicles, garage doors, and driveways. The suspects used black spray paint to draw genitalia and vandalizing symbols. Much of the spray paint was cleaned up by property owners; however there was permanent damage to some properties, to which the dollar amount has yet to be determined. There are no suspects at this time. The investigation will be continued by General Division Detectives. Anyone with suspect information, please contact Waterloo Regional Police Service, North Division: (519) 653-7700 ext 6399 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS. Police are reminding homeowners to be vigilant and report any suspicious activity in their neighborhoods.

MVC HIT AND RUN
Incident #: WA14239700
Publish Date: Oct 20, 2014
Incident Date: Oct 19, 2014
Location: STRASBURG RD and SELKIRK DR, KITCHENER ON Canada

On October 19th 2014, at approximately 8pm, two motor vehicles were westbound on Strasburg Rd in the city of Kitchener. While attempting to overtake, one vehicle sideswiped the other vehicle. Both vehicles pulled over, at which time a passenger in the passing vehicle made allegedly threatened the driver of the passed vehicle.The driver of the passing vehicle then reversed into the second vehicle, and drove off at a high rate of speed. Police later located the passing vehicle at a Kitchener residence. The driver fled on foot and is still outstanding.The passenger, a thirty-seven year old Kitchener male was arrested and charged with uttering death threats. No one received any injuries as a result of this incident. Anyone with information about this incident is encouraged to call WRPS Central Division 519-653-7700 x 4499.

MVC PERSONAL INJURY
Incident #: WA14239598
Publish Date: Oct 20, 2014
Incident Date: Oct 19, 2014
Location: MOSER YOUNG RD, WELLESLEY, ON Canada

On Sunday October 19th, 2014 at approximately 4:37pm, a single motor vehicle collision occurred on Moser Young Road in Wellesley Township. The vehicle lost control and struck a culvert. The 22 year old female driver from Toronto was air lifted to Hamilton with serious injuries. The investigation into the cause of the collision is ongoing.

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