Major Incident Summaries
Published : Tuesday June 19, 2012@ 8:18
Incident # 12-140742 Type : Disturbance
STIRLING AVE S, KITCHENER
On Sunday June 17th, 2012, at approx 2:30 am, a physical altercation took place out front of the Stampede Corral, located at 248 Stirling Avenue, in the City of Kitchener. As a result of the altercation, a 29 year old male was taken to hospital with minor injuries.
If anyone has information, please contact Central Division at 519-653-7700 ext 4499, or CrimeStoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS.
Incident # 12-141907 Type : Fraud
KING ST S,
On June 18, 2012 Waterloo Regional Police were alerted by a local bank after a Kitchener female attempted to cash a cheque that, unbeknownst to her, was fraudulent.
During the course of the investigation, police learned the female had responded to a KiJiJi advertisement looking for persons to become "secret shoppers".
The female's correspondence with the perspective employer was through e-mail only.
The female was sent a fraudulent cheque, told to cash the cheque, then keep a small portion of the funds and then send the remainder of the funds in two separate Western Union transactions. The purpose of the transactions was allegedly to monitor the level of customer service provided by Western Union.
Waterloo Regional Police remind everyone to be cautious when disclosing personal information or engaging in online financial transactions with unknown persons. For fraud prevention tips, visit our website at http://www.wrps.on.ca/stay-safe/your-personal-safety/fraud-prevention.
Incident # 12-141691 Type : Motor Vehicle Collision - Injuries
ST ANDREWS ST/CEDAR ST, CAMBRIDGE ON (AREA: WS
On Monday June 18, 2012 at approximately 11:50 am, a 20 year old male cyclist from Cambridge rode his bicycle off of a sidewalk and was struck by a motor vehicle, being driven by a 20 year old female from Cambridge, who made a left turn from Cedar St to St Andrews St, Cambridge.
The cyclist was taken to Cambridge Memorial hospital with non life threatening injuries.
Waterloo Regional Police, Traffic Services continue to investigate. Any witnesses may contact police at 519 650 8500 ext. 8856 or email email@example.com