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More thefts from vehicles reported last week

 

The Amherstburg Police Service is reporting more thefts from vehicles last week.

Vehicles parked in the 200 block of Kempt St. were reportedly entered Dec. 3 with police saying small items and change were stolen. According to police, the vehicles were unlocked. It was reported around 6:45 p.m. that day.

Another vehicle was entered in the 400 block of Sandwich St. S. Dec. 6 and a GPS and other items were taken. There are no suspects. It was reported that morning around 10:40 a.m.

Other thefts Amherstburg police were called to the 4800 block of Concession 4 North Dec. 5 around 1:50 p.m. for a theft of copper wire from a tower site. There are no suspects at the present time and police say the theft occurred sometime over a 30-day period.

*Christmas decorations were stolen from the front lawn of a home in the 400 block of Alma St. Police say there are no suspects at the present time. It was reported Dec. 5 around 4:40 p.m.

Mischief A pair of vehicles were scratched on two separate days in the parking lot at Western Secondary School. The first report came Dec. 7 around 10:05 a.m. while the second report came Dec. 10 at 3:20 p.m. There are no suspects but the matter is under investigation.

*A vehicle parked in a public parking lot had its tires slashed Dec. 8. Amherstburg police say it occurred in a lot in the 200 block of Dalhousie St. There are no suspects and it was reported that night around 10:55 p.m.

 

Accident A 42-year-old Brampton man was charged after two-vehicle accident on Sandwich St. S. The accident occurred in the 200 block around 2:25 p.m. Dec. 6 and the man was charged with reversing not in safety. Amherstburg police add there were no injuries and minor damage.

 

Stats There were seven 911 hang-up calls, 10 alarm calls and ten traffic-related charges over the past week.

-All information courtesy of the Amherstburg Police Service

Amherstburg police reminding residents to lock their vehicles

 

The Amherstburg Police Service is once again reminding people to lock their vehicles and remove anything of value after more vehicles were gone through last week.

A number of vehicles in the Gore St., King St. and George St. areas were gone through recently, many the early morning hours of Oct. 6.

Amherstburg police say they received a report around 3:30 a.m. of someone going through vehicles in the King St. area that morning and a 20-year-old Amherstburg male was located. The matter is still under investigation and police say charges are pending.

Thefts A wallet was reported stolen from the Mac’s Milk location on Sandwich St. North Oct. 6 around 3:50 a.m. Police say it was the clerk’s wallet that went missing. The matter is under investigation.

*Roughly $1,000 worth of tools were reported stolen from a garage in the 6900 block of County Road 50. It was reported Oct. 7 around 5:30 p.m. but police say the theft is believed to have occurred the night before. Amherstburg police add there are no signs of forced entry and no suspects.

*A business in the 7000 block of Smith Industrial Drive reportedly had $1,200 stolen from its petty cash. It was reported to police Oct. 9 around 7:30 a.m. The matter is still under investigation and there are no suspects at the present time.

Accidents A single-vehicle accident on Concession 6 North was reported Oct. 2 around 1:10 p.m. Police say a 16-year-old Amherstburg male was charged under the Highway Traffic Act for allegedly failing to surrender the permit for the vehicle.

*A 21-year-old Amherstburg man was charged with following too closely after a two-vehicle accident at Texas Road and Concession 2 North. The accident occurred Oct. 2 around 3:30 p.m.

*No injuries were reported after a two-vehicle crash in the 200 block of Fryer St. Oct. 5 around 4:50 p.m. Police say a 24-year-old Amherstburg man was charged with failing to yield to traffic.

Mischief A window was reported broken at a Dalhousie St. restaurant Oct. 4 and Amherstburg police say a 24-year-old Amherstburg man was charged with mischief under $5,000 and with a Liquor License Act offense. Police say it was reported around 9:10 p.m. at Lord Amherst.

*Graffitti was reported at a park in the 400 block of Briar Ridge. It was reported Oct. 4 but was cleaned up, police say.

Trespassing Amherstburg police say two males were issued trespassing notices after they were reportedly arguing at Royal Canadian Legion Br. 157. The matter was broken up without incident, police say. It was reported Oct. 8 around 7:05 p.m.

Stats There were 15 traffic-related charges laid over the past two weeks. There were also 19 911 calls and 19 alarm calls over that same time period, police add.

-All information courtesy of the Amherstburg Police Service

Amherstburg police investigate theft of $20,000 in jewellery

 

The Amherstburg Police Service is investigating a theft of jewellery valued at $20,000 from a local residence.

Police were called to a home in the 1100 block of Front Road South last Thursday around 11:30 a.m. where the jewellery was reported stolen. Police say it is being investigated whether the home was broken into or whether people that had been in the home prior to the theft were involved, with the latter living in another jurisdiction.

Amherstburg police say the investigation is ongoing.

Thefts Amherstburg police were called to a home in the 500 block of McLeod Ave. last Thursday around 9:04 a.m. where a backpack and purse were stolen. Police stated that the suspect(s) had entered both a vehicle and the home, the latter seeing entry gained through the front door.

That matter is still being investigated.

*Amherstburg police are investigating a theft of packages that occurred on Murray St. The matter, reported to police around 10:50 a.m. last Wednesday, saw items that were delivered to the home reportedly stolen. The items had been left on the porch.

*An attempted theft of a boat motor was reported at a dock in the 1200 block of Front Road North. It was reported around 11:50 a.m. No other information was available as of press time.

*Life jackets and other boating-related items were reported to be stolen last Sunday around 7:30 p.m. The thefts were reported in the 1000 block of Front Road South. Police say there are no suspects at the present time.

*An outboard motor was stolen from a boat that was at a dock in the 1500 block of Front Road North. It was reported Monday at approximately 9:05 a.m. The eight-horsepower Yamaha motor is valued at roughly $3,200, police say.

Mischief A vehicle was damaged while parking in a lot in the 400 block of Sandwich St. S. Reported last Tuesday at around 12:55 p.m., police state the vehicle was keyed. There are no suspects at the current time.

Assault A family dispute resulted in a 23-year-old Windsor woman charged with assault last Tuesday afternoon. Amherstburg police were called to Fryer St. where the woman allegedly assaulted another woman in a vehicle. The victim sustained minor injuries, police add, stating the matter was reported around 2:45 p.m.

Accident A two-vehicle crash on Alma St. and Sandwich St. S. resulted in a 19-year-old woman being charged with following too closely. Amherstburg police say there were no injuries. The accident was reported last Thursday at approximately 1:50 p.m.

Stats Amherstburg police say there were nine 911 hangup calls, 13 alarm calls and eight traffic-related charges laid over the past week.

-All information courtesy of the Amherstburg Police Service

Amherstburg police investigating after TV swiped from store

 

 

The Amherstburg Police Service is investigating the theft of a television from Walmart.

It was reported July 30 that someone took a television valued at roughly $400 and escaped through a fire exit. The suspect got into a Honda vehicle but no plate information was obtained.

The suspect is described as a white male, in his 30’s, and roughly 5’11” tall.

The matter is still under investigation.

*Amherstburg police report that around 10 a.m. on July 30, a garage was entered and fishing tackle was stolen. Police say there was no forced entry. The garage is in the 1100 block of Front Road South.

*A resident on Main St. said a delivery package was stolen from the front of their residence. It was reported last Wednesday around 9:45 a.m. There are no suspects, say police.

*A vehicle was stolen early Tuesday morning from an address in the 400 block of Front Road North. A 2004 two-tone Ford Ranger with a black tailgate was taken. There are no further details at press time and the matter is under investigation.

Fraud   Amherstburg police say a complainant received a call from someone claiming to be a collection agent on behalf of Cash Money. Police say the call was fraudulent and involved claims of an NSF cheque. The victim is concerned her identity may have been stolen, police say. The matter is under investigation.

 

Break-ins   Amherstburg police report a pair of break-and-enters July 30. One was reported in the 1000 block of Front Road North where suspect(s) came in through an unlocked patio door and stole camera equipment, cash and other personal property. There are no suspects in that incident. It was reported around 6:50 a.m.

The second B&E was in the 7800 block of Howard Ave. It was reported around 2:11 p.m. that a door was broken at a business and a quantity of cash was taken. The matter is also under investigation.

 

Accidents   Amherstburg police say a 20-year-old male was charged after an accident involving a golf cart on Boblo Island Boulevard around 2:26 a.m. Monday. Police add the male sustained minor injuries and was transported to hospital.

*A 42-year-old Amherstburg man was charged with failing to report an accident July 31. Police say the male was allegedly involved in a single vehicle crash at Dalhousie St. and Front Road South and left the scene.

*A two-vehicle accident on Sandwich St. S. near McCurdy Dr. July 31 resulted in charges to a 20-year-old Windsor male. Police say the man was charged with starting from a parked position not in safety. It was reported July 31 around 8:50 p.m.

*An 18-year-old Amherstburg male was charged with failing to drive in marked lane. Amherstburg police state the accident occurred Monday around 11:55 p.m. on Golfwood Dr. and was a single vehicle accident. There were no injuries.

*A two-vehicle accident on County Road 8 near Concession 6 North resulted in two people transported to hospital with minor injuries. Amherstburg police say a 19-year-old Amherstburg woman was charged with careless driving. It was reported Friday at 12:15 p.m.

 

Stats   There were 17 911 hang-up calls and eight alarm calls over the last two weeks. There were also 15 traffic-related charges over that same time period.

 

-All information courtesy of the Amherstburg Police Service

 

Amherstburg police investigating two attempted break-ins

 

 

A pair of separate attempted break-ins are being investigated by the Amherstburg Police Service.

The first came last Thursday and was reported in the 8000 block of County Road 8. Police say someone tried to enter a detached garage and damaged the door in the process. No entry was gained and nothing was taken, police say.

Another attempted break-and-enter was reported last Monday in the 300 block of Bathurst St. Police say someone tried to enter an apartment but was scared off. It was reported around 12:40 p.m. and police add suspect(s) tried to force open a door. Three men were spotted in a black Dodge Magnum that had Michigan license plates, but a plate number could not be obtained. Police were unable to locate the vehicle.

Fishing complaints   Amherstburg police state that people who want to fish in King’s Navy Yard Park are reminded to do so in designated fishing areas. There were several complaints, Amherstburg police state, and seven charges were laid over the past week under the Trespass to Property Act to fisherman not fishing in designated areas.

 

Theft   Amherstburg police attended a Howard Ave. home where a person reported their debit card was being used at various locations and several hundred dollars were taken. Police say one of the stores where the card was used has surveillance and the matter is under investigation. It was reported last Thursday.

*Playground equipment was taken from a school in the 3100 block of County Road 10. There are no suspects at the present time. It was reported Monday around 11 a.m.

 

Accidents   A 27-year-old Windsor woman was transported to hospital with minor injuries after a two-car accident at the intersection of Richmond St. and Bathurst St. Saturday around 12:50 p.m. The woman was subsequently charged with failure to yield from a private drive.

*A 44-year-old Amherstburg man was charged after a two-vehicle crash in the 100 block of Front Road North. It was reported Sunday around 12:50 p.m.

 

Stats  There were 25 traffic-related charges last week, 11 911 hang-up calls and 13 alarm calls that the Amherstburg Police Service responded to.

 

-All information courtesy of the Amherstburg Police Service