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Last Updated: Monday March 30, 2015 8:23 AM
On March 28th, 2015 at 6:45pm the fire alarm went off at a student residence located on Phillip St Waterloo. The complex was evacuated. WFD responded. The fire located in on of the units was put out. Damages are estimated at $15000. No injuries resulted from the fire. The fire is not suspicious in nature.
At approximately 4:00 pm, on the 28th of March 2015, Police responded to a collision at the intersection of Fountain St N and King St in Cambridge. A 40 year old male from Kitchener was operating a Chevrolet minivan and was attempting to make a left turn from Fountain St to King St when his vehicle collided with a north bound Ford SUV that was operated by a 68 year old Cambridge man. The Kitchener male was taken to hospital with non-life threatening injuries to his back. The investigation is continuing.
Waterloo Regional Police are investigating a robbery which occurred near a residence in the city of Kitchener. An adult female was approached by an unknown male, sprayed with an unknown substance and had her purse taken. The male then fled the area. The female did not sustain any serious injuries. The description of the suspect is a male of unknown race, 5’6” with an average build and wearing a blue coat. The incident is not believed to be a random incident and the investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information is requested to contact the Waterloo Regional Police Service at 519-653-7700 ext. 4437 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).
On Wednesday March 25, 2015 at approximately 10:30 am, a male entered a residence on Hamilton St in Cambridge, took a set vehicle keys and and then allegedly stole a vehicle from the driveway. On March 26, 2015 just after 7:40am, this vehicle, a 2005 Corolla, was involved in a hit and run collision in the area of Gunn Avenue and Erindale Cres., Cambridge. There were no reported injuries. Police were contacted and attempted to stop the vehicle, but the driver refused. Just after 8am, the vehicle was located abandoned in the Trico Drive and Newport Drive area. A K9 track ended with the arrest of the suspect identified as a 40 year old Cambridge male. The accused will appear in Kitchener court today for a bail hearing on the charges of: Break and Enter and Commit and Theft of a motor vehicle. Police investigation is continuing and further charges are anticipated to be laid.
On March 26th, 2015 just after 8:30pm, police responded to an apartment on Lancaster St W, in Kitchener for a complaint about a male abusing a dog and threatening to kill it. The incident occurred within the residence. Police responded to the apartment to investigate the complaint, and with the assistance of the Kitchener Waterloo Humane Society, checked on the well being of 2 dogs found within. The occupant of the residence, a 33 year old Kitchener man, was arrested and charged with Uttering Threats to Kill an Animal and possession of Marihuana. The dogs were removed from the residence and placed into the care of the Humane Society. The accused was released on a Promise to Appear with a court appearance on May 13, 2015.