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  • Mar 28, 2012

    Major Incident Summaries
    Published : Wednesday March 28, 2012@ 8:11

    Incident # 12-071626    Type : Disturbance    
    On Wednesday March 28, 2012, at 2:04 a.m., Waterloo Regional Police responded to the area of King Street North and Noecker Street, Waterloo, for a fight involving two groups of males.

    The fight had started over comments while crossing each others paths on the sidewalk.

  • Mar 27, 2012

    Major Incident Summaries
    Published : Tuesday March 27, 2012@ 8:02

    Incident # 12-070803    Type : Fire    
    On Tuesday, March 27, 2012 at approximately 3:04am, Cambridge Fire Department and Waterloo Regional Police responded to a garage fire at a home located on Dundas Street South in the City of Cambridge. One person sustained minor burns to the face, hands and feet and was taken to Cambridge Memorial Hospital.

    Damage is estimated at $100,000 and foul play is not suspected.

  • Mar 26, 2012

    Missing person Terrence Wentzell, 38 years of Kitchener, has been located by police.  Investigators thank the media and the public for their assistance.


  • Mar 26, 2012

    Major Incident Summaries
    Published : Monday March 26, 2012@ 15:36

    Incident # 12-068439    Type : Robbery    
    On March 24, 2012 at approximately 2:51 am, police responded to Cedarwoods Crescent, Kitchener for a report of a robbery.

    Two suspects threatened a taxi driver with a large knife before fleeing with a phone and money.

    There were no injuries. The suspects were described as:

    #1- Black male in his late teens or early twenties, 6' tall and thin; wearing a black hoodie and dark jeans.

  • Mar 23, 2012

    For Immediate Release:  March 23, 2012

    Waterloo Region, Ontario – Project Recover, an ongoing investigation by Waterloo Regional Police into a break and enter on February 16, 2012 in Cambridge, has resulted in charges laid against a fifth person and the recovery of more firearms and ammunition.  In addition, police have seized a significant quantity of illegal drugs, money and offence-related property.

  • Mar 23, 2012

    Major Incident Summaries
    Published : Friday March 23, 2012@ 8:36

    Incident # 12-066776    Type : Break and Enter    
    In the early morning hours of March 21, 2012 an unknown suspect broke into a residence on Morningside Circle in Wilmot Township through an unlocked door.

    The suspect entered the residence and stole various personal items while the occupants slept.

  • Mar 22, 2012

    For Immediate Release:  March 22, 2012

    Waterloo Region, Ontario – Waterloo Regional Police continue to investigate a collision in Kitchener this morning involving a motor vehicle and a pedestrian.

    On Thursday March 22nd, 2012 at approximately 6:20am the pedestrian was crossing mid-block on Victoria Street South near Westmount Road when he was struck by a northbound 2000 Ford Crown Victoria operated by a 51 year old Kitchener male.

    The pedestrian was taken to hospital where he succumbed to his injuries.

  • Mar 22, 2012

    Major Incident Summaries
    Published : Thursday March 22, 2012@ 8:08

    Incident # 12-066455    Type : Indecent Act    
    Wednesday March 21st, 2012 a seventeen year old female was at the bus stop in the area of Frederick Street and River Road in Kitchener at approximately 10:30pm, when a male approached her and exposed himself.

    The bus arrived shortly after and the male left the area.

  • Mar 21, 2012

    Major Incident Summaries
    Published : Wednesday March 21, 2012@ 8:04

    Incident # 12-065122    Type : Motor Vehicle Collision - Injuries    
    On March 20th, 2012, during the noon hour, Waterloo Regional Police responded to a motor vehicle collision on Shantz Station Road near Rider Road in the Township of Woolwich.

    A truck pulling two semi trailers loaded with grain, drove off of Shantz Station Road into the west side ditch where the truck snapped a hydro pole in half.

  • Mar 20, 2012

    For Immediate Release:  March 13, 2012

    Waterloo Region, ON -   The Waterloo Regional Police Service will host a community consultation meeting in support of the 2012-2014 Strategic Business Plan on March 21, 2012 from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.

    The meeting, which will be held at Waterloo Regional Police Headquarters (200 Maple Grove Road, Cambridge), will focus on three key areas of discussion;

    1.  How the police service is doing in meeting the needs of the community.  

    2.  What areas the police service is doing well in.

  • Mar 19, 2012

    Major Incident Summaries
    Published : Monday March 19, 2012@ 8:21

    Incident # 12-062348    Type : Robbery    
    On the 17th of March, 2012 at approximately 3;30 pm police responded to a disturbance in the area of 90 King Street West, Kitchener.

    A 32 year old Kitchener male reported that he had been confronted by a male brandishing a knife near the Hasty Market on Ontario Street.

  • Mar 16, 2012

    Major Incident Summaries
    Published : Friday March 16, 2012@ 8:15

    Incident # 12-060158    Type : Fire    

  • Mar 15, 2012

    For Immediate Release:  March 15, 2012

    Waterloo Region, Ontario –-Waterloo Regional Police are issuing an alert to the community to review their home security measures and consider additional safeguards for their valuables.

    In recent weeks, police have investigated numerous residential break and enter incidents within Waterloo Region and found that these homes had been targeted for collections of high carat gold and other valuables.

  • Mar 15, 2012

    Major Incident Summaries
    Published : Thursday March 15, 2012@ 11:58

    Incident # 12-058991 Type : Prowler
    On Tuesday, March 13th, 2012 at approximately 1:20 a.m., the residents of an Upper Mercer Street home noticed a dark shadowed figure crouched outside a window.

    The figure stayed at the window for several minutes and then left the area.

    Police conducted a search of the area and examined the scene for evidence.

  • Mar 14, 2012

    Waterloo Regional Police Central Division detectives are requesting the public’s help identifying a male wanted in connection with a theft at a gas bar in Kitchener and are releasing the attached security camera images as well as the following information:

    On Monday March 12, 2012, at approximately 10:22am, a male entered the Canadian Tire gas bar on King Street East in Kitchener and proceeded to an office area.


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