Incident Reports September 10, 2012- Update

Major Incident Summaries
Published : Monday September 10, 2012@ 16:04

Incident # 12-213605    Type : Fire    
Monday, September 10, 2012 at approximately 3:00 a.m., Kitchener Fire Department responded to a business on Ardelt Place and found a piece of machinery on fire.

There was significant smoke created from the fire which remained contained to the machinery. The building's automatic sprinklers had also activated from the fire. The fire was extinguished without incident.

The cause of the fire has not been determined, however does not appear to be suspicious in nature.

Incident # 12-211645    Type : Assault    
Waterloo Regional Police have charged a 46 year old Cambridge male after an assault on the Blair Trail on the evening of the 7th September 2012..

Another male was walking his dog off leash when his dog and the accused male's dog attacked each other.

The accused male stabbed the victim's dog, striking its owner as well. The male victim and his dog are being treated for lacerations.

The accused male was charged with Assault with a Weapon and Cruelty to Animals and released on a Promise to appear Officer in charge of Undertaking to appear in court.

Incident # 12-213281    Type : Motor Vehicle Collision - Injuries    
Sunday, September 9, 2012, at 4:53 p.m., Police responded to the intersection of Lackner Blvd. at Victoria St. North , Kitchener as a result of a motor vehicle collision involving minor injuries.

A vehicle driven by a 41 year old Guelph female, was southbound on Victoria St. and attempted to make an abrupt left turn onto Lackner Blvd. It was struck by a vehicle driven by a 29 year old Kitchener female heading northbound.

The intersection was closed for several hours as police conducted their investigation. There were minor injuries sustained.
The 41 year old Guelph female was charged for turn not in safety. As a result of the collision, a pet dog from the Kitchener vehicle had to be euthanized.

Incident # 12-212764    Type : Offensive Weapons    
On Sunday September 9, 2012 shortly after 1:00 a.m. Waterloo Regional Police responded to the area of University Ave West and Phillip St in the city of Waterloo for a reported disturbance.

A 21 year old male victim received a single stab wound. The victim was taken to Grand River Hospital where he was treated for minor injuries and later released.

A 17 year old Markham area male was arrested and charged with several assault and weapons-related offences and was held for a bail hearing.

Incident # 12-212320    Type : Motor Vehicle Collision - Injuries    
On Saturday September 8, 2012 just after 4:30pm, emergency services responded to the area of Victoria Street South at Monte Carlo Street in the City of Kitchener after the driver of a motor vehicle lost control and hit a pole.

The passengers of the vehicle were taken to hospital and treated for non-life threatening injuries. The driver received minor injuries and was also treated at the hospital.

The driver, 21 year old Kitchener man is facing numerous criminal offence charges including Dangerous Operation of a Motor Vehicle Causing Bodily Harm.

Incident # 12-210933    Type : Robbery    
On Friday September 7 2012 at approximately 3:15am, two females were walking in the area of University Avenue West near Keatsway in Waterloo when they were robbed by an unknown male.

No one was injured and a small amount of cash was stolen along with ladies' purse.

The suspect is described as Hispanic or of Middle Eastern descent, approximately 5'10" tall with short dark hair and both ears pierced. The suspect was wearing a grey sleeveless hoodie and jeans.

Anyone with information may contact Waterloo Regional Police 519 650 8500 ext. 3399 or Crime Stoppers 1 800 222 8477. For personal safety tips, please visit our website at

Incident # 12-213557    Type : Fire    
At approximately 12:45am on Monday September 10, 2012, police and over 60 volunteer firefighters from 6 different stations responded to a barn fire on Floradale Rd, in Woolwich Township.

Upon arrival the barn was fully engulfed but the cattle had already been evacuated. Firefighters managed to keep the fire from spreading to any of the other buildings, however the barn and one tractor were completely destroyed.

It is unknown at this time if any of the 200 head of beef cattle were injured or lost in the fire.

At this point of time the cause of the fire is unknown, however it does not appear to be suspicious. The total value of the loss has yet to be determined.

Incident # 12-213621    Type : Motor Vehicle Collision - Injuries    
On Monday September 10, 2012 at 4:40 AM a 38 year old female jogger was running northbound on Eagle St. N at Hickory Street in Cambridge when she was struck by a motor vehicle who fled the scene without stopping.

The jogger was taken to Cambridge Memorial Hospital with non life threatening injuries.

The Waterloo Regional Police Traffic Branch is investigating and request that any witnesses please contact them at 519-653-7700 X 8856 or email

Incident # 12-213236    Type : Motor Vehicle Collision - Injuries    
On September 9, 2012 at approximately 3:57pm, police responded to a motor vehicle collision on Arthur St. S. South of Elmira in Woolwich Township.

A Mercedes travelling northbound on Arthur St. S. crossed over the center line and hit a Ford pickup travelling southbound. No injuries were reported to police. Both vehicles were demolished.

The driver of the Mercedes, a 63 year old Branchton male, has been charged with Careless Driving.

Incident # 12-212691    Type : Sex Offence    
Waterloo Regional Police are investigating a report of a sexual assault in Waterloo.

A 17 year old female reported she was walking in the area of King and Weber Streets Waterloo at approximately 11:30 p.m. on Saturday September 8, 2012.

The female reports she was knocked to the ground by an unknown male who attempted to sexually assault her. The female resisted and the male fled on foot. The complainant did not require medical attention.

No suspect description is presently available.

Anyone who may have information about this incident is asked to call Waterloo Regional Police Service Major Case Branch extension 8639 or Crime Stoppers 1 800 222 8477.

Waterloo Regional Police Service would like to remind all residents to make personal safety a priority and offer tips on our website at

Incident # 12-211951    Type : Fire    
Saturday, September 8, 2012, at approximately 5:40 a.m., WRPS, Kitchener Fire Department and EMS responded to a fire at 377 Heritage Dr, Kitchener.

Tenants awoke to smoke and fire in the basement unit. All residents evacuated the home.

Upon arrival, Kitchener Fire discovered a small fire in the basement unit contained to the mattress. The fire was quickly extinguished. The damage to the residence is estimated to be around $10 000. The source of the fire is a lit cigarette and is not considered suspicious.

There were minor smoke inhalation injuries reported. The patient was treated and released..

WRPS and KFD remind all home owner to check for working fire alarm detectors and to be vigilant about ensuring smoking materials are properly extinquished.

Incident # 12-211481    Type : Motor Vehicle Collision - Injuries    
At 5:27 p.m., on September the 7th 2012, Waterloo Regional Police responded to a serious motor vehicle collision at 200 University Ave in the City of Waterloo.

A Grand River Transit bus struck a pedestrian on private property. As a result of the collision, a 17 yr old male was transported to a local hospital with undetermined injuries.

Police are investigating the incident. Anone with information is asked to contact Traffic Services at 519 650 8500 ext. 8516 or email


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