Two neighbouring businesses entered

The Guelph Police Service is investigating after burglaries at two Dawson Road businesses.

Just before 9 a.m. Thursday, officers were called to a business on Dawson Road near Speedvale Avenue West. Staff reported storage containers were entered overnight and a dozen tires, including some on rims, were stolen.

Two males were captured on surveillance video. The first was described as white, six feet tall with a medium to large build and wearing a black jacket, white Crooks and Castles hoodie, black pants and black and white shoes. The second male was white, 5’10”, thin build and wearing a blue denim shirt, camouflage pants, a black wide-brim hat and multi-colour shoes.

While officers were on scene, they were approached by an employee of a nearby business who reported that business was also entered overnight and 10 full cans of gas were stolen. Video surveillance showed the same suspects were responsible.

The incidents are still under investigation. Anyone with information is asked to call Constable James Perdicaris at 519-824-1212, ext. 7382, email him at jperdicaris@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.

 

Impaired charge following collision

A Brantford male faces impaired driving charges following a collision in Guelph Thursday evening.

Just before 9 p.m., the Guelph Police Service was called to a collision in the area of Edinburgh Road South and Maplewood Drive. Investigation revealed a vehicle was stopped in the curb lane with its hazard lights activated when it was struck from behind. There were no injuries reported.

While speaking to the driver, officers detected an odour of alcoholic beverage and noted he was unsteady on his feet. He was arrested and transported to the police station, where testing confirmed he had more than twice the legal limit of alcohol in his system.

A 37-year-old Brantford male is charged with impaired driving. His licence was suspended for 90 days and his vehicle was impounded for seven days. He will appear in a Guelph court October 11, 2022.

 

Laptops stolen during commercial break-in

The Guelph Police Service is investigating after two laptops and other equipment was stolen from a downtown business.

Police were called approximately 10:45 a.m. to a business in the area of Woolwich Street and Eramosa Road. The owner advised when he arrived to work he noticed a window standing open and that several items had been moved.

Two laptop computers, a monitor and cellphone were missing. Anyone with information is asked to call Constable David Lee at 519-824-1212, ext. 7108, email him at dlee@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.

 

Total calls for service in the last 24 hours - 242