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  • Feb 27, 2012

    Major Incident Summaries
    Published : Monday February 27, 2012@ 8:37

    Incident # 12-044460    Type : Offensive Weapons    
    WILSON AVE , KITCHENER
    On February 24, 2012 at 11:00 p.m. police responded to an apartment complex on Wilson Avenue for a report of a robbery with a weapon.

    The building was searched for suspects. One male youth was taken into custody and police are actively investigating.

  • Feb 24, 2012

    Major Incident Summaries
    Published : Friday February 24, 2012@ 14:26

    Incident # 12-043280    Type : Assault    
    KING ST E, KITCHENER
    On February 23, 2012 at approximately 11:45 am a Kitchener youth was approached by a group and assaulted in the area of the Kitchener Farmers Market.

    Several youths fled the area having covered their faces during the assault.

    As a result of investigation, three Kitchener youths were arrested and face multiple criminal charges.

  • Feb 23, 2012

    Major Incident Summaries
    Published : Thursday February 23, 2012@ 13:14

    Incident # 12-042047    Type : Traffic Stop    
    SOUTHILL DR, KITCHENER
    On February 21st, 2012 the Waterloo Regional Police conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle traveling along Southill Dr. in the City of Kitchener.

    Both the driver and the passenger were arrested. During a subsequent search, police seized a large amount of cash along with a small quantity of drugs.

  • Feb 22, 2012

    For Immediate Release:  February 22, 2012

    Waterloo Region, Ontario – On Monday February 20, 2012, emergency services responded to Perkell Place in Kitchener and found a deceased male inside a residence.

    The initial investigation of the scene caused concern for police and the Coroner’s office.  In turn, Homicide investigators became involved to look further into the circumstances of the incident.

  • Feb 22, 2012

    Major Incident Summaries
    Published : Wednesday February 22, 2012@ 10:26

    Incident # 12-041565    Type : Proactive Initiative/Enforcement    
    CONCESSION ST, CAMBRIDGE ON
    On February 21, 2012, police conducted a proactive road safety enforcement initiative in Cambridge.

    Just before 11am, officers stopped a vehicle on Concession Street to check on the sobriety of the driver. As a result, the driver was arrested at the scene and held for evaluation by a qualified Drug Recognition Expert (DRE) officer.

  • Feb 21, 2012

    Missing person Raina RISHIRAJ, 13 years of age, of Kitchener has been located unharmed.  Investigators thank media and the community for their assistance.

  • 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
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