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Apr 17, 2014

For Immediate Release:  April 17, 2014

Chief of Police Retires

Waterloo Region, Ontario – Chair Tom Galloway, on behalf of the Waterloo Regional Police Services Board, announces the retirement of Chief Matt Torigian as Chief of Police for the Waterloo Regional Police Service, effective June 8, 2014.  

Apr 16, 2014

For Immediate Release:  April 15, 2014
 
Waterloo Region, Ontario –   The Waterloo Regional Police Service is investigating a fatal motor vehicle collision that occurred in Cambridge on April 14, 2014.

Apr 11, 2014

For Immediate Release:  April 11, 2014

Waterloo Region, Ontario –  Members of  the Waterloo Regional Police Service Homicide Branch continue to investigate the circumstances surrounding a suspicious death near Victoria Park in Kitchener.  

On Thursday, April 10, primary emergency services responded to a wooded area near Schneider Avenue after people in the area discovered a man without vital signs.

Apr 11, 2014

For Immediate Release:  April 10, 2014- 6:30pm

Waterloo Region, ON-   Waterloo Regional Police are investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of a man in Kitchener.

On Thursday April 10, 2014, at approximately 2:30pm, primary emergency services responded to a wooded area near Schneider Avenue after people in the area discovered a man without vital signs.

Apr 08, 2014

For Immediate Release:  April 8, 2014

Waterloo Region, ON-   Waterloo Regional Police continue to evaluate dangerous conditions along the Nith River and are urging members of the community to use extreme caution should they choose to search the area for  missing boy Robbie Reiner.   At the present time, the area is experiencing high water levels, a significant amount of floating debris and large chunks of ice.  Anyone venturing too near the riverbanks is placing their personal safety at high risk.   

Mar 26, 2014

For Immediate Release:  March 26, 2014

Waterloo Region, Ontario – Two Kitchener men are appearing in court today formally charged in connection with the ongoing investigation into the death of Mary Anne May, 55 years, of Kitchener.  

Kevin Bruce KOEHLER, 49 years, has been charged with Second Degree Murder and Indignity to a Dead Body.  John Edward GALLAGHER, 43 years, is charged with Accessory to Murder after the Fact, and an unrelated charge of Carrying a Concealed Weapon.  

Mar 25, 2014

For Immediate Release:  March 25, 2014

Waterloo Region, Ontario – Waterloo Regional Police now have two adult Kitchener men in custody in connection with the ongoing investigation into the death of Mary Anne May, 55 years, of Kitchener.  

One male is expected to be charged with Second Degree Murder and Indignity to a Dead Body.  A second male is facing a charge of Accessory to Murder after the Fact, and an unrelated charge of Carrying a Concealed Weapon.  

Mar 05, 2014

For Immediate Release:  March 5, 2014

Waterloo Region, Ontario –  At the monthly Police Services Board meeting this morning, the Waterloo Regional Police Service announced that the Mounted Patrol Unit will be stood down indefinitely as of April 1, 2014.  

The decision to remove the mounted patrol option from active duty came as a result of ongoing analysis of priorities and resources.

Mar 03, 2014

For Immediate Release:  March 3, 2014

Waterloo Region, Ontario –  Waterloo Regional Police continue to investigate a fatal motor vehicle collision in  the city of Cambridge.

On Friday February 28, 2014 at approximately 1:15 pm, emergency services responded to the area of Coronation Boulevard and Island View Road for a collision involving two motor vehicles.

Feb 24, 2014

For Immediate Release:  February 24, 2014

Waterloo Region, Ontario – Waterloo Regional Police continue to investigate a homicide at a residential property on Erb’s Road West, just west of Sandhills Road in Wilmot Township.

Just after 9:30pm on Sunday February 23, 2014, emergency services responded to a report of gunshots and located a deceased male outside the residence.  He was later transported to Hamilton for a post mortem examination.

Investigators are able to now release the identity of the victim as Henry Alexander JARSCH, 41 years, of Kitchener.

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