Major Incident Summaries
Published : Friday June 22, 2012@ 8:11
Incident # 12-144494 Type : Proactive Initiative/Enforcement
MAX BECKER DRIVE, KITCHENER
On June 21, 2012 Waterloo Regional Police and Auxiliary officers canvassed various streets in the area of Activa Avenue and Max Becker Drive with the "Lock it or Lose it" brochures.
This is in response to an increase in thefts from motor vehicles in the area.
Police spoke with residents and reminded them to always secure their vehicles and not to leave valuables inside.
Police and Auxiliary officers attended over 850 residences and had an opportunity to speak with most of the occupants.
For additional tips on protecting your property, visit our website at http://www.wrps.on.ca/stay-safe/protecting-your-property
Incident # 12-143966 Type : Prostitution
FREDERICK ST, KITCHENER
On June 20th and 21st, in response to community concerns, Waterloo Regional Police conducted an enforcement initiative into sex trade activities in downtown areas of Kitchener.
As a result 3 local women and 10 local men were arrested for the offence of Communicating for the Purposes of Prostitution. All were charged accordingly and have to attend provincial court to answer to the charges.
The Waterloo Regional Police are committed to providing a safe environment in the downtown core area of Kitchener and, as appropriate, refer sex trade workers and their clients to the appropriate social services.
Incident # 12-143330 Type : Fire
GREENFIELD RD, NORTH DUMFRIES
On June 20, 2012, at approximately 11am, emergency services responded to a fire on Greenfield Rd, North Dumfries Township. A property owner was burning debris in a pit, when the fire began to spread to the surrounding grass.
The property owner attempted to extinguish the fire but when he was unable to he contacted North Dumfries Fire Dept.
The fire spread to the north edge of the property and into some old railway ties that had been discarded there.
North Dumfries Fire Dept. was able to get the fire under control and extinguish it. There was no damage to private property.