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  • Dec 05, 2011

    Just before 6am on December 5, 2011, a lone male disguised with a mask entered a pharmacy in the 400 block of Hespeler Road in Cambridge.  The male claimed to have a weapon but no weapon was seen. He then fled with a quantity of narcotics.

    Police searched the area with negative results. The suspect is described as male/White, approx. 6’2”, thin build, wearing glasses, a light blue jacket and black dress shoes.

    Detectives at South Division continue to investigate. Anyone with information is asked to call 519 650 8500 ext. 2299 or Crime Stoppers 1 800 222 8477.

  • Dec 05, 2011

    Major Incident Summaries
    Published : Monday December 5, 2011@ 8:07

    Incident # 11-279409    Type : Robbery    
    Saturday, December 3, 2011 at approximately 9:50 p.m., two unknown males wearing balaclava's entered a residential unit located within 270 Kingswood Drive in Kitchener.

    These males entered through an unlocked door and walked in brandishing knives demanding money from the parties inside. A 24 year old male received non-life threatening injuries and was treated at the scene by paramedics.

  • Dec 02, 2011

    Major Incident Summaries
    Published : Friday December 2, 2011@ 8:07

    Incident # 11-277749    Type : Offensive Weapons    
    At approximately 8:20 pm on December 1st an unknown male entered a residence on Hudson Cres in the City of Kitchener through an unlocked front door.

    When confronted by the occupants the male produced an edged weapon. The suspect was chased from the residence using a kitchen chair.

    No one was injured in the incident and nothing was taken.

  • Dec 01, 2011

    Major Incident Summaries
    Published : Thursday December 1, 2011@ 8:10

    Incident # 11-276590    Type : Fire    
    On Wednesday November 30th, 2011, a small fire broke out in an apartment on the second floor of resident on Wilson Avenue in the City of Kitchener.

    A basket of laundry caught fire in the apartment and set off the smoke alarms. The resident controlled the flames by taking the burning clothes to the bathroom sink before fleeing the apartment.

  • Nov 30, 2011

    Major Incident Summaries
    Published : Wednesday November 30, 2011@ 9:26

    Incident # 11-276347    Type : Arrest    
    On November 29th, 2011 just before midnight members of the North, Central and South Crime management teams arrested a 16 year old Kitchener male in connection with a series of break and enters being investigated in Waterloo Region.

    The investigation began in early October into numerous break and enters, thefts from motor vehicles and thefts of vehicles.

  • Nov 29, 2011

    For Immediate Release:  November 29, 2011

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

  • Nov 29, 2011

    Major Incident Summaries
    Published : Tuesday November 29, 2011@ 8:08

    Incident # 11-275094    Type : Fire    
    On Monday, November 28th, 2011, at about 10:00 am, emergency services responded to a residence on Kummer Crescent for a vehicle fire. The fire was quickly extinguished.

    There were no injuries as a result of this incident. There was no other property damaged. The fire is believed to be electrical in nature and no foul play is suspected. The estimated damage to the vehicle is at $10,000-15,000.

  • Nov 28, 2011

    Major Incident Summaries
    Published : Monday November 28, 2011@ 8:52

    Incident # 11-274591    Type : Robbery    
    On Sunday 27th of November 2011 at 0200 a.m. a 29 year old Kitchener male was walking along Duke Street in Kitchener when he was approached from behind by 2 males and robbed of a number of personal items.

    The victim suffered mild abrasions during the struggle.

  • Nov 25, 2011

    Major Incident Summaries
    Published : Friday November 25, 2011@ 16:00

    Incident # 11-272320    Type : Fire    
    On Thursday November 24th, 2011, at approximately 7:30pm a resident of an upper apartment on Lancaster Street East called 9-1-1 regarding smoke coming from the main floor unit.

    The tenant used a fire extinguisher to control the flames while emergency services responded.

  • Nov 24, 2011

    For Immediate Release:  November 24, 2011

    Waterloo Region, ON –  At this special time of year, the members of the Waterloo Regional Police Service would like to wish everyone a safe and enjoyable holiday season in the company of family and friends.  As part of our goal of ensuring the highest level of safety for all road users, police are launching the annual Festive R.I.D.E. (Reduce Impaired Driving Everywhere) Program on Friday November 25, 2011.

  • Nov 24, 2011

    Major Incident Summaries
    Published : Thursday November 24, 2011@ 12:24

    Incident # 11-271158    Type : Missing Person    
    Police are requesting public assistance with locating a 16 year old Kitchener male with medical conditions. Adam CADELL was last seen on Monday November 21, 2011 in the Fairview Park Mall area in Kitchener.

  • Nov 23, 2011

    Major Incident Summaries
    Published : Wednesday November 23, 2011@ 8:04

    Incident # 11-270273    Type : Break and Enter    
    In the early morning of November 22, 2011 in the area of Cedar Bend Drive in the city of Waterloo multiple residences were targeted for vehicle thefts and break and enters.

    Seven vehicles from five different residences were entered. Three of these vehicles had their windows broken; three vehicles were left unlocked, and one vehicle was stolen.

  • Nov 22, 2011

    Major Incident Summaries
    Published : Tuesday November 22, 2011@ 15:19

    Incident # 11-270046    Type : Fire    

  • 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. 


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