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Posted Friday, April 20, 2018

Guelph Hydro Scam
The Guelph Police Service have been receiving several calls related to a Guelph Hydro Scam
How it works
The most common scams involve a telephone call from someone claiming to be from Guelph Hydro (or the electrical utility in the targeted area) who says that the customer's account is overdue and, if payment is not made immediately, electricity will be disconnected in the next half-hour.
The caller then demands payment in one of the following...

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Posted Friday, April 20, 2018

Stolen Vehicle – Arrest
On April 19, 2018 at approximately 9pm, Guelph police officers observed a vehicle in the east end of the city that was confirmed to have been stolen. It is alleged the vehicle then started being driven in an erratic and dangerous manner. Due to a concern for public safety, at no point did police engage in a pursuit.
Eventually, the vehicle was located in the north end of the city and the driver fled on foot. The driver was located at a north...

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Posted Thursday, April 19, 2018

On April 18, 2018, at approximately 11:50am, Guelph police were called to a hardware store on Woodlawn Road for a report of a shoplifter. Josh Henderson, a 33 year old Guelph man, was arrested and charged with theft under $5000.
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On April 18, 2018 at approximately 3:22pm, Guelph police were called to a department store on Stone Road, where there was a report of a shoplifting in progress incident. Police were able to arrive quickly and located the suspect, who fled on...

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Posted Wednesday, April 18, 2018

On April 18, 2018 at approximately 12:20am, Guelph police received a call about a break and enter in progress at a Speedvale Avenue West residence. Police arrived on scene shortly after the call and located two suspects. As a result of the investigation, a 28 year old Guelph woman and a 38 year old Guelph man were charged with two counts of break and enter, two counts of mischief under $5000 and possession of break-in tools. The 38 year old man was further charged with breaching...
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Posted Tuesday, April 17, 2018

Guelph Police attended to a variety of calls each week. Here are the total numbers for some of the calls we went on over the past week. From Tuesday, April 10, 2018 at midnight until Monday, April 16, 2018 at 11:59pm.
-   2 Assault calls
-  17 Break and Enter investigations
-   8 Disturbance calls
-  7 Property Damage Calls
-  13 Alarm Calls
- 36 Domestic disturbances
-   4 Public intoxication calls
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