Indecent act under investigation

The Guelph Police Service is investigating after a male was observed committing an indecent act outside a north-end apartment Wednesday night.

Just after 11 p.m., police received a call from a female resident in the area of Speedvale Avenue and Woolwich Street advising she had just seen a male watching her through the window while masturbating. The female and her roommate screamed causing the male to flee, but he returned a short time later before leaving again.

He was described as a white male, average height with dark hair. He was wearing a blue plaid shirt over a darker shirt and long pants.

The incident remains under investigation. Anyone with information is asked to call Constable Nick Doner at 519-824-1212, ext. 7230, email him at ndoner@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.

 

Teen charged with assaulting child and officer

A Guelph teenager is charged with assaulting a child and a police officer following an incident Wednesday evening.

Just after 8 p.m., police were called to a park in the area of Grange Road and Watson Parkway North. Witnesses reported a six-year-old child was playing on a merry-go-round when the teen, whom the child does not know, began to spin it very quickly causing the child to fall off and bump her head.

As officers attempted to speak to the teen she threw several punches, three of them striking an officer in the chest area.

A 15-year-old Guelph female is charged with assault and assault police. She will appear in a Guelph court August 10, 2022.

 

Male arrested in fraud attempt

A Hamilton-area male faces several charges after attempting to defraud a Guelph business.

Approximately 3 p.m. Wednesday, police were called to a business in the area of Gordon Street and Kortright Road West for a report of a male using several debit cards and a fake identity document in an effort to withdraw $26,000.

The male was arrested on scene. During a search incident to arrest, officers located four debit cards in various names as well as a forged driver’s licence and social insurance card.

A 43-year-old Stoney Creek male is charged with fraud over $5,000, possessing identity documents, personation, using forged documents and four counts of breaching a release order. He was held for a bail hearing Thursday.

 

Male arrested in stolen vehicle

A Palmerston male faces several charges after he was caught Wednesday in a stolen vehicle.

Guelph Police Service officers were dispatched just after 2 p.m. to check on a male slumped over the steering wheel of a vehicle on Rosewood Avenue. Investigation revealed the van had been reported stolen from Palmerston.

The male was placed under arrest for possessing the stolen vehicle. A subsequent search revealed numerous break and enter tools and identification in the name of a deceased female. The male is also a suspended driver.

A 28-year-old Palmerston male is charged with possessing stolen property over $5,000, occupying a stolen motor vehicle, possessing break and enter instruments, possessing an identity document and driving while suspended. He was held for a bail hearing Thursday.

 

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