Police seek vehicle which fled collision

The Guelph Police Service is looking for a motor vehicle which was involved in a hit and run collision Sunday afternoon.

Shortly after 3 p.m., two vehicles were involved in a collision at the intersection of Wellington Street West and Imperial Road South after one entered the intersection against a red light. The suspect vehicle continued through the intersection and was last seen on Wellington Street West towards the Hanlon Expressway.

The involved vehicle is believed to be a red two-door early 2010s Hyundai Genesis, with dark rims and possibly tinted windows. It should have significant damage to the front passenger side bumper, quarter panel, hood and headlight area. It could also have black paint transfer from the victim’s vehicle.

There were no injuries reported but the victim’s vehicle sustained significant damage.

Anyone who witnessed the collision or has more information about the suspect vehicle is asked to call Constable Shawn Dunsmoor of the Guelph Police Service Traffic Unit at 519-824-1212, ext. 7305, email him at sdunsmoor@guelphpolice.ca, leave an anonymous message for Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or leave an anonymous tip online at www.csgw.tips.

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Dumpster fire spreads to Guelph business

The Guelph Police Service and Guelph Fire Department are investigating after a dumpster fire Monday afternoon spread to a nearby business.

Approximately 2:35 p.m., a 911 call was received from the manager of a business located on Woodlawn Road West near Woolwich Street reporting a large dumpster fire behind the business. The fire spread to the exterior wall of the business with flames approximately 10 metres high. The fire was extinguished by the Guelph Fire Department before any interior damage was sustained.

No injuries were reported. Damage to the building is estimated at $100,000. The cause of the fire remains under investigation.

Anyone with information is asked to call Constable Andrew Hildebrandt at 519-824-1212, ext. 7263, email him at ahildebrandt@guelphpolice.ca, leave an anonymous message for Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or leave an anonymous tip online at www.csgw.tips.


Female arrested after theft caught on video

A Guelph female was arrested Monday in connection with a theft caught on tape last month.

On June 14, approximately 10:15 a.m., a theft occurred at a business on Paisley Road near Elmira Road South. Approximately $67 worth of product was stolen. Staff from the business made an online report and uploaded a photo of the suspect, who was recognized by police.

On Monday she was located at an address on College Avenue West and arrested.  A 59-year-old Guelph female is charged with theft under $5,000. She will appear in a Guelph court November 2, 2021.


Total calls for service in the last 24 hours - 197