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  • Nov 21, 2011

    North Division detectives are releasing the attached security images of a suspect wanted in connection with a robbery in Kitchener and are appealing to the public for any information that could lead to the identity of the pictured male.  

    On Sunday November 20, 2011, at about 9:45pm, a lone male suspect entered the Food Basics at Fischer Hallman and University Ave and demanded money from the cashier. The suspect fled with a quantity of cash.

  • Nov 21, 2011

    Auxiliary members of the Waterloo Regional Police Service have partnered with the Knights of Columbus in support of the New Toys for Needy Kids Toy Drive. Auxiliary police will visit six different retail locations throughout the Region where shoppers can purchase toys for children and donate them by placing them inside the police car. 

  • Nov 21, 2011

    Major Incident Summaries
    Published : Monday November 21, 2011@ 15:25

    Incident # 11-268821    Type : Motor Vehicle Collision    
    On November 20, 2011, at approximately 7:30 am, a two-vehicle collision occurred on Fisher Hallman Rd. near Williamsburg Cemetery, in the city of Kitchener.

    The vehicles were travelling in opposite directions when they collided and one left the roadway. The driver of that vehicle fled the scene.

  • Nov 18, 2011

    For Immediate Release:  November 18, 2011

    Waterloo Region, Ontario – On Friday, November 18, 2011, shortly after 4am, Waterloo Regional Police, Cambridge Fire Department and Emergency Medical Services responded to a fire inside a building at 126 Main Street in the Galt area of Cambridge.

    Upon arrival, emergency personnel found a seriously injured male within an apartment unit.  The victim could not be revived and was pronounced dead at the scene.

    Police have identified the deceased male as Noah Timmins, 29 years, of Cambridge.

  • Nov 18, 2011

    Major Incident Summaries
    Published : Friday November 18, 2011@ 16:08


    Incident # 11-266592 Type : Robbery
    On Thursday, November 17, 2011, a 16 year old Waterloo male had an iPod taken from him after getting off Grand River Transit near the intersection of King Street North and Columbia Street, Waterloo.

    At approximately 4:15 p.m., four unidentified males followed the victim off the bus, approached him in a near by parking lot and demanded his iPod. The victim started to comply but was struck in the face.

  • Nov 17, 2011

    Waterloo Regional Police continue to investigate a robbery in Cambridge and are releasing the images below along with an appeal for information from the public.  
    On November 13, 2011 at 00:45 hours police were contacted about a robbery at a pizza restaurant on St. Andrews Street in the city of Cambridge.

    An object resembling a handgun was observed. Two male suspects left the store with an undisclosed amount of cash.

  • Nov 17, 2011

    Major Incident Summaries
    Published : Thursday November 17, 2011@ 7:59

    Incident # 11-265889    Type : Fire    
    On Wednesday, November 16, 2011, at approximately 6:00 p.m., there was a kitchen fire in a home on Lisbon Road, in Wilmot Township. All residents evacuated the home. One adult resident was transported to hospital as a precaution for smoke inhalation.

  • Nov 16, 2011

    Waterloo Regional Police are proactively alerting the community to a credit card security scam.

    A victim receives a phone call from a person claiming to work in the Security and Fraud Department of the victim's credit card issuer. The caller has the victim's name and credit card number and will state that there has been an unusual purchase pattern on the card, often in another country and that the credit card company will be assuming that charge, and crediting the victim's account.

  • Nov 16, 2011

    Major Incident Summaries
    Published : Wednesday November 16, 2011@ 8:18

    Incident # 11-248255    Type : Theft under 5000    
    On the 15th of November, 2011, police arrested a 25 year old Kitchener male in connection with an ongoing investigation into thefts from vehicles and fraud related offences.

    The male has been charged with offences that occurred during September and October 2011 within the city of Kitchener. The charges include:

    * four counts of Theft Under $5000,

  • Nov 15, 2011

    Major Incident Summaries
    Published : Tuesday November 15, 2011@ 8:06

    Incident # 11-264435    Type : Injured/Sick Person    
    At approximately 11:35pm on the 14th of November 2011, Police were called to investigate a disturbance in the area of Weber Street East near Young Street in Kitchener.

    Police arrived on scene to find an unresponsive male who had suffered trauma to his body.

    The 23 year old male was transported to hospital where he continues to be treated for his injuries.

  • Nov 14, 2011

    Police requesting assistance from the public for information

  • Nov 14, 2011

    For Immediate Release:  November 11, 2011

    Waterloo Region, ON – In April 2011, Waterloo Regional Police commenced an investigation into an on-duty incident that led to criminal charges being laid against Waterloo Regional Police Constable Christopher Knox, a four and a half year member.

  • Nov 14, 2011

    Major Incident Summaries
    Published : Monday November 14, 2011@ 8:39

    Incident # 11-263752    Type : Fire    
    On Monday November 14, 2011 at 4:58am, emergency services responded to a parking lot at Mill Street for a call of a motor vehicle fire.

    The motor vehicle was completely engulfed upon arrival. Kitchener Fire Department extinguished the flames.

  • Nov 13, 2011

    On Sunday, November 13, 2011 at 5:24 a.m. a lone male operating a grey Dodge Magnum drove through the front entrance of Waterloo Regional Police Service headquarters, located at 200 Maple Grove Road in Cambridge. The vehicle travelled approximately 30 meters within the confines of the lobby and came to rest alongside the reception area of the Records Branch.

  • Nov 10, 2011

    On August 2nd 2011 a female attended a store on Hespeler Road Cambridge and attempted to use a fraudulent credit card for a large purchase.

    Staff obtained identification from the female but were suspicious of that document as well. Staff held on to both documents and contacted the police. The female fled the scene prior to police arrival.


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