Multiple Assaults – UPDATE

An investigation involving multiple assaults was reported yesterday. One youth was arrested and charged over the weekend. On November 21, 2022 a second youth was located and arrested.  He was charged with two counts of assault and fail to comply with release order. The youth was held for a bail hearing.

Child Struck by Vehicle

On November 21, 2022 at approximately 3:40pm, emergency services (police, fire, ambulance) were called to the intersection of Arkell Road and Amos Drive, where there was a report of a pedestrian struck. Investigation revealed a 10-year-old child was crossing Arkell Road and was struck by an eastbound vehicle.

The child was transported to hospital by ambulance and subsequently released with minor injuries.

A 51-year-old Guelph female has been charged with careless driving under the Highway Traffic Act.

If you have any information about this incident or have dash cam / security video of the area at the time, please contact Cst. Thomas Lecomte at 519-824-1212 ext. 7163 or email him at TLecomte@guelphpolice.ca. You can also leave an anonymous message at Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or leave an online anonymous tip at www.csgw.tips.

Female Arrested for Assault

On November 21, 2022 at approximately 9:30am, police were called to a pharmacy on Gordon Street where there was a report of an assault. It is alleged a female entered the pharmacy and attempted to shoplift an item. The female was confronted by staff and assaulted one of the staff members by slapping them.

Police eventually located the female on Wyndham Street North and arrested her. The 31-year-old Guelph female was charged with theft under $5000, assault, resist arrest and three counts of breaching her probation order. The female was held for a bail hearing.

Assault at Community Resource Centre

On November 21, 2022 at approximately 8:15pm, police were called to a Community Resource Centre, where there was a report of an assault. It is alleged a male entered the building and was asked to leave. The male then assaulted a staff member twice. This male fled prior to police arrival.

The male is described as Caucasian, 40 years old, medium build and bald. A clothing description was not provided at the time.

If you have any information about this incident, please contact Cst. Abdullah Eidokheil at 519-824-1212 ext. 7415 or email him at AEidokheil@guelphpolice.ca. You can also leave an anonymous message at Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or leave an online anonymous tip at www.csgw.tips.

Impaired Driving

On November 21, 2022 at approximately 7:45pm, a Guelph police officer conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle for a Highway Traffic Act infraction in the area of Gordon Street and Wellington Street East. Police spoke to the driver and allege the driver was impaired by alcohol.  The male driver was arrested for operation while impaired and transported to the police station. Tests allege that the male consumed over twice the legal amount of alcohol while driving.

Furthermore, the male was found to be on two driving prohibitions.

The 34 year old Guelph male was charged with operation while impaired, two counts of operation while prohibited and a Highway Traffic Act infraction. The male was released with a January 2023 court date.

Car Fire

On November 22, 2022 at 2:40am, Guelph police and the Guelph Fire Department attended to a Neeve Street address for a vehicle on fire. The vehicle was found to be fully engulfed in flame. At this time, the vehicle fire is being investigated as suspicious.

If you have any information about this incident or have security video of the area at the time, please contact Cst. Aaron Miller at 519-824-1212 ext. 7383 or email him at AMiller@guelphpolice.ca. You can also leave an anonymous message at Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or leave an online anonymous tip at www.csgw.tips.

In the last 24 hours, the Guelph Police Service has responded to 206 calls for service