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  • Feb 01, 2012

    Major Incident Summaries
    Published : Wednesday February 1, 2012@ 8:17

    Incident # 12-024503    Type : Industrial Accident    
    MANITOU DR, KITCHENER
    On Tuesday January 31, 2012 just after 11am, an employee at a compressed air supplier on Manitou Drive in Kitchener was injured while moving an empty air cylinder in the loading dock.

    Waterloo Regional Police and EMS were notified. The employee was transported to Grand River Hospital and received medical care.

    The Ministry of Labour was notified.

  • Jan 31, 2012

    Major Incident Summaries
    Published : Tuesday January 31, 2012@ 8:08

    Incident # 12-023814    Type : Drugs    
    PIONEER DR, KITCHENER
    On Monday January 30th, 2012, at approximately 2:00 P.M., Police stopped a motor vehicle on Pioneer Drive, Ktichener for a Highway Traffic Act violation.

    While speaking to the driver, police observed that he was in possession of a large quantity of cash. Further investigation determined that there was over 1500 grams of marihuana in the motor vehicle with an estimated street value of $15,000.

  • Jan 30, 2012

    Major Incident Summaries
    Published : Monday January 30, 2012@ 8:29

    Incident # 12-021633    Type : Robbery    
    TRAYNOR AVE, KITCHENER
    On Friday, January 27, 2012 at approximately 7:55 p.m., a robbery occurred in the area of Traynor Avenue and Connaught Street in the city of Kitchener.

    Two males approached a group of three youths. Both males demanded everything the youths had. The males took a cell phone from one victim and fled the area on foot. The cell phone was later recovered.

  • Jan 27, 2012

    Major Incident Summaries
    Published : Friday January 27, 2012@ 8:15

    Incident # 12-020786    Type : Prowler    
    UPPER MERCER ST E, KITCHENER
    Waterloo Regional Police are continuing to investigate reports of a suspicious person in the area of Upper Mercer Street in Kitchener.

    On January 26, 2012 police were contacted after the homeowner discovered signs of someone having been on a back patio. The area was checked, but the person was not located.

  • Jan 26, 2012

    Major Incident Summaries
    Published : Thursday January 26, 2012@ 10:55

    Incident # 12-018405    Type : Search Warrant    
    ARTHUR ST N, WOOLWICH
    On January 24, 2012 at 1pm the South Crime Management Team, conducting an investigation into property crime, executed a criminal code search warrant on Arthur St N in Elmira.

    Two stolen all-terrain vehicles were recovered in the garage on the property.

    The investigation is continuing and charges are pending.

  • Jan 25, 2012

    Major Incident Summaries
    Published : Wednesday January 25, 2012@ 14:54

    Incident # 12-017649    Type : Break and Enter    
    KING ST E, KITCHENER
    On Monday January 23rd, 2012, between approximately 4:00 and 5:30 a.m. a series of three commercial break and enters occurred at Kitchener businesses.

    These included a King Street used-goods shop, a department store on Kingsway Drive and a food store on Weber St. East.

    Jewelry was targeted at two of the businesses, and cash deposits from a safe at the third.

  • Jan 25, 2012

    Major Incident Summaries
    Published : Wednesday January 25, 2012@ 8:15

    Incident # 12-017649    Type : Break and Enter    
    KING ST E, KITCHENER
    On Monday January 23rd, 2012, between approximately 4:00 and 5:30 a.m. a series of three commercial break and enters occurred at Kitchener businesses.

    These included a King Street used-goods shop, a department store on Kingsway Drive and a food store on Weber St. East.

    Jewelry was targeted at two of the businesses, and cash deposits from a safe at the third.

  • Jan 24, 2012

    Major Incident Summaries
    Published : Tuesday January 24, 2012@ 8:07

    Incident # 12-018311    Type : Drugs    
    PINEBUSH RD, CAMBRIDGE
    On January 23, 2012 members of the Strategic and Tactical Services Drug Branch conducted an investigation into the sale of illegal substances. They were assisted by members of the Intelligence, Anti-Violence Intervention Strategy and Emergency Response Units members.

    The investigation led to the arrest of two people for drug-related offences and the seizure of their respective vehicles.

  • Jan 24, 2012

    For Immediate Release:  January 24, 2012

    Waterloo Region, Ontario – Waterloo Regional Police in partnership with York Regional Police have arrested a third male in connection with a robbery at a Kitchener jewellery store in December 2010.

    Baseer AHMED, 19, of Richmond Hill, will be appearing today at the Ontario Court of Justice in Kitchener.  He is charged with Robbery Using a Firearm, Robbery, Wearing a Disguise with Intent to Commit an Indictable Offence, Pointing a Firearm, Weapons Dangerous to Public Peace and Mischief Under $5000.  

  • Jan 23, 2012

    Major Incident Summaries
    Published : Monday January 23, 2012@ 10:29

    Incident # 12-0017150    Type : Theft under 5000    
    KING ST. W, KITCHENER
    On Sunday January 22, 2012 just after noon, police arrested a male breaking into vehicles in a downtown Kitchener parking garage.

    The male was arrested after breaking windows to enter vehicles and remove GPS and other electronic devices.

  • Jan 20, 2012

    For Immediate Release:  January 20, 2012

    Waterloo Region, Ontario – As part of our approach to neighbourhood policing, the Waterloo Regional Police Service is committed to working together with local residents and community partners to identify strategies and create solutions to issues of mutual concern.

    As such, Waterloo Regional Police are facilitating a neighbourhood information session on proactive crime prevention and inviting residents of the Zeller Drive area of Kitchener to attend.

  • Jan 20, 2012

    For Immediate Release:  January 20, 2012

    Waterloo Region, Ontario – A Kitchener woman has died in a Hamilton hospital of injuries she received in a motor vehicle collision on January 2, 2012.

    Linda Hansen, 59 years, was eastbound on King Street East in Kitchener at approximately 9:49am when the Hyundai she was driving lost control and struck a westbound Buick driven by a 67 year old Kitchener man.   

  • Jan 20, 2012

    Major Incident Summaries
    Published : Friday January 20, 2012@ 8:24

    Incident # 12-014357    Type : Break and Enter    
    VICTORIA ST S, KITCHENER
    On January 18th, 2012, at approximately 12:05am, Waterloo Regional Police responded to Kitchener Wilmot Hydro on Victoria Street South in Kitchener, regarding a break and enter in progress.

    The suspect male fled and was arrested on the Iron Horse Trail with the assistance of the Canine Unit. A quanity of copper scrap was recovered at the scene.

  • Jan 18, 2012

    Major Incident Summaries
    Published : Wednesday January 18, 2012@ 8:16

    Incident # 12-013055    Type : Robbery    
    PARK ST, KITCHENER
    Waterloo Regional Police are investigating two related incidents that occurred on January 17th 2012.

    An employee of the apartment building on York Street, Kitchener was robbed of personal property. A weapon was used in this offence. The employee sustained minor injuries.

  • Jan 17, 2012

    Major Incident Summaries
    Published : Tuesday January 17, 2012@ 8:21

    Incident # 12-012465    Type : Assault    
    CHARLES STREET EAST AT BENTON STREET, KITCHENER
    On Monday January 16, 2012 at approximately 2:45 pm a group of 5-7 male and female youths followed 4 Cameron Heights Collegiate students along Charles Street in Kitchener.

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