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  • Feb 21, 2012

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE--February 20, 2012                                          

    ANNUAL CHILDREN’S HERO AWARDS; LOOKING FOR YOUNG HEROES

    Cambridge, Ontario-- The Waterloo Region Children’s Safety Village is proud to host their Annual Children’s Hero Awards.

  • Feb 21, 2012

    For Immediate Release:  February 21, 2012

    Waterloo Region, Ontario – Waterloo Regional Police are currently investigating numerous incidents in which young victims were approached by groups and robbed of their personal electronic devices and other valuables.  

    Police crime analysis has revealed that incidents of this type tend to escalate during school breaks and holidays.  In addition, investigation has revealed that some robberies occurred after the location of house parties and social gatherings were posted on social media.

  • Feb 21, 2012

    For Immediate Release:  February 20, 2012

    Waterloo Region, Ontario – Waterloo Regional Police continue to investigate the death of an elderly Kitchener resident.

    Just after 5:00 am on Monday February 20, 2012, emergency services responded to Perkell Place and found a deceased male inside a residence.

    The investigation by Central Division Detectives is continuing with the assistance of the Homicide Branch.

    The body was removed from the scene and taken to Hamilton pending a post mortem examination.

  • Feb 21, 2012

    Major Incident Summaries
    Published : Tuesday February 21, 2012@ 13:10

    Incident # 12-041261    Type : Offensive Weapons    
    WALNUT STREET, KITCHENER
    On February 21, 2012 just after midnight, a traffic stop was conducted by a member of the Waterloo Regional Police K-9 Unit.

    As a result of further investigation, a 28 year old Toronto man was found to be in possession of a loaded semi-automatic handgun.

    The male has been charged with 7 firearms-related offences and was held for a bail hearing.

  • Feb 20, 2012

    Waterloo Region, Ontario – Waterloo Regional Police continue to investigate the death of an elderly Kitchener resident.

    Just after 5:00 am on Monday, February 20, 2012, emergency services responded to Perkel Place and found a deceased male inside a residence.

    The investigation by Central Division Detectives is continuing with the assistance of the Homicide Branch.

    The body was removed from the scene and taken to Hamilton pending a post mortem examination.

    Police continue attempts to contact next of kin.

  • Feb 17, 2012

    Major Incident Summaries
    Published : Friday February 17, 2012@ 8:34

    Incident # 12-037840    Type : Offensive Weapons    
    DUNDAS ST N, CAMBRIDGE
    On February 16, 2012 between the hours of 0815-1430 unknown suspects entered a residence on Dundas St N in the City of Cambridge and stole numerous firearms including long guns and handguns that were legally stored.

    The break-in was reported to police later in the day.

  • Feb 16, 2012

    Major Incident Summaries
    Published : Thursday February 16, 2012@ 13:39

    Incident # 12-037398    Type : Robbery    
    STANWOOD CRES, WATERLOO
    On Thursday February 16, 2012 just before 7am, police responded to a residence on Standwood Cres. in Waterloo for a report of a robbery.

    An 70 year old male was approached outside the home by two disguised males. One of the males produced a knife.

    The males grabbed an undisclosed quantity of jewelry from the victim’s vehicle.

  • Feb 16, 2012

    For Immediate Release:  February 16, 2012

    Waterloo Region, Ontario – On Monday February 13, 2012, police and other emergency services responded to a residence on Mooregate Crescent in Kitchener and initiated an investigation into the sudden deaths of an adult female and a female child.

    The deceased persons have been identified in a previous release as Joanna Nowakowska, 38 years, and daughter Bianca Nowakowska, 4 years.

  • Feb 15, 2012

    Major Incident Summaries
    Published : Wednesday February 15, 2012@ 8:55

    12-036484    Suspicious Person
    Major Incident Supplementary Information

  • Feb 14, 2012

    For Immediate Release:  February 14, 2012

    Waterloo Region, Ontario – Waterloo Regional Police Homicide detectives continue to investigate the suspicious circumstances surrounding the sudden death of two Kitchener residents.

    Police are now able to identify the deceased persons as Joanna Nowakowska, 38 years, and daughter Bianca Nowakowska, 4 years.

    Just after 8:30pm on Monday February 13, 2012, emergency services responded to Moorgate Crescent and found the deceased persons inside their residence.

  • Feb 14, 2012

    Major Incident Summaries
    Published : Tuesday February 14, 2012@ 9:00

    Incident # 12-035729 Type : Robbery  
    DOON VILLAGE RD, KITCHENER
    On February 14, 2012 at 1:03am police were called to attend a Mac's variety store located at on Doon Village Road in the city of Kitchener regarding a robbery.

    The suspect entered the store and demanded cash, cigarettes and lottery tickets.

    The suspect was described as a white male, 5'7" tall, 145lbs, wearing a dark hoody, white mask and black Nike running shoes with blue webbing.

  • Feb 14, 2012

    For Immediate Release:  February 14, 2012

    Waterloo Region, Ontario – Waterloo Regional Police continue to investigate the deaths of two Kitchener residents.

    Just after 8:30pm on Monday February 13, 2012, emergency services responded to Moorgate Crescent and found two deceased persons inside a residence.

    The bodies were removed from the scene and a post mortem examination has been scheduled today in Hamilton.

    Police continue attempts to contact next of kin.

  • Feb 13, 2012

    Major Incident Summaries
    Published : Monday February 13, 2012@ 8:10

    Incident # 12-034249    Type : Robbery    
    CHARLES STREET AT BENTON STREET, KITCHENER ON (AREA: WC
    On Sunday February 12th, 2012 at approximately 1:30 a.m. a 19 year old Kitchener male was walking in the area of Charles and Benton Streets, Kitchener when he was approached by three males.

    The males robbed the victim of personal property before fleeing the area. No weapon was produced.

    The victim was not injured in incident.

  • Feb 10, 2012

    Major Incident Summaries
    Published : Friday February 10, 2012@ 9:05

    Incident # 12-032614    Type : Robbery    
    UNIVERSITY AV W / ALBERT ST, WATERLOO
    At approximately 3:45am on Friday February 10th, 2012, a 20 year Waterloo male was the victim of a robbery in the area of University Avenue West and Albert Street, Waterloo.

    The male suspect approached the victim, produced a handgun and robbed the victim of personal items.

    The victim suffered minor injuries, which did not require medical treatment.

  • Feb 09, 2012

    Major Incident Summaries
    Published : Thursday February 9, 2012@ 8:06

    Incident # 12-031489    Type : Robbery    
    HESPELER RD A, CAMBRIDGE
    On February 8, 2012 at approximately 4:30 p.m. a jewelry store on Hespeler Road Cambridge was robbed by several masked suspects.

    The suspects assaulted an employee and smashed several display cases, stealing an undisclosed amount of merchandise.

    The suspects were last seen running from the location.

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