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Police investigating break-and-enters

 

 

The Windsor Police Service – Amherstburg Detachment is investigating a pair of break-ins at a property in the 6500 block of Concession 6 South.

Police say two homes on the same property were reported to have been entered, with a total of $200 in miscellaneous jewellery stolen. It was reported March 10 around 3:15 p.m. There are no suspects, but if people have any information, they are asked to contact police at 519-736-2252 or Crime Stoppers at 519-258-TIPS (8477).

 

Other thefts   Police are investigating a theft of a pickup truck grill that was delivered to a residence on Walker Road. The home, in the 9500 block, was the site of the delivery and the package was stolen from the front of the residence. The package had an approximate value of $300. It was reported March 5 around 3:54 p.m. Anyone with information can call Crime Stoppers or police

*A shed was reported to have been entered in the 200 block of Dalhousie St. and police say approximately $1,200 in tools were stolen. There are no suspects but anyone with information is requested to contact police or Crime Stoppers. It was reported March 9 around 12:51 p.m.

Mischief   Police report several mischief complaints between March 1-4. Orange paint balls were shot at various locations around Amherstburg, police say. The matter is under investigation and police are asking anyone with information to contact them or Crime Stoppers.

 

Accidents   Police say a two-vehicle accident March 6 resulted in a 19-year-old Amherstburg man charged with failing to stop at a red light. It was reported around 5:19 p.m. There were no injuries.

*A two-vehicle accident was reported March 8 at County Road 20 and Texas Road. Police say an 81-year-old Amherstburg woman wash charged with failing to signal a lane change. There were no injuries.

 

-All information courtesy of the Windsor Police Service – Amherstburg Detachment

Police notified after report of child being approached by unknown person

 

 

(Editor’s Note: The following police report is a collection of two weeks’ worth of incidents.)

 

The Windsor Police Service – Amherstburg Detachment is investigating after a report that a youth was approached by someone in a vehicle on Richmond St.

Police say a suspicious person approached the youth in the 500 block of Richmond St. Feb. 19 and offered candy. The person was driving a newer model blue, four-door Ford Taurus and is described as a white woman with brown hair with streaks of blonde wearing a green jacket and blue jeans.

The youth fled inside their house and was unharmed, state police.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 519-736-3622 or Crime Stoppers at 519-258-TIPS (8477).

Possible shooting with airsoft gun   Police state that a complainant reported being possibly shot with an airsoft gun in the area of Sandwich St. S. and Pickering Dr. March 3 around 8:45 p.m. The complainant added three males were driving by in a black Dodge pickup truck at the time. There were no injuries and no damage to the person’s clothing. The matter is under investigation and police ask that anyone with information contact them.

 

Stolen vehicles   A white 2017 GMC Terrain four-door vehicle was reported stolen Feb. 19 from a home in the 200 block of Hyde Park in River Canard. It was reported around 7:25 a.m. The license plate on the vehicle is Ontario CEMV 977. If anyone has any information on the whereabouts of the vehicle or saw anything suspicious, they are asked to contact the Windsor Police Service – Amherstburg Detachment or Crime Stoppers.

  • A vehicle was stolen from a parking lot in the 400 block of Sandwich St. S. Feb. 24 around 12:11 p.m. A 2014 Ford Focus was stolen but later recovered in Windsor. Police believe that the suspect took the keys while the person was occupied at a local fitness facility. There was no damage to the vehicle, police say. It is still under investigation and anyone with information is asked to contact police or Crime Stoppers.

Accidents   Police say there have been several hit and run collisions reported over the last two weeks and are reminding motorists that if they are involved in an accident, whether it be on the street or in a parking lot, they need to report it to police. All accidents reported over the last two weeks have been minor, police say. Police state that those who don’t report the crashes and leave could be charged with leaving the scene of an accident.

  • A single-vehicle accident was reported to police Feb. 26 at about 7 a.m. It was reported in the 100 block of Balaclava St. where a driver allegedly struck a parked car. A 24-year-old Amherstburg man was charged with changing lanes not in safety.
  • Another charge of changing lanes not in safety was laid against a 21-year-old Tecumseh man Feb. 28. The two-vehicle accident was reported Feb. 28 at 5:11 p.m. on Front Road North just south of Malden Road.
  • A single-vehicle crash was reported March 1 in the 700 block of Concession 2. The complainant heard the crash, looked out and saw debris on the roadway but no vehicle, police state. The driver allegedly left the scene after striking a pole to take a passenger to the hospital, police state, and that resulted in a 50-year-old Amherstburg woman charged with failing to report a collision. Police add there were minor injuries.

 

Thefts   A break-in was reported to a house under construction in the 6700 block of Concession 6 North. It was reported Feb. 20 around 7:40 a.m. Tools were reported stolen and police say entry was gained by forcing a door open. Anyone with information is asked to contact police or Crime Stoppers.

  • An outbuilding was entered and tools were stolen in the 6900 block of County Road 50. It was reported around 9:30 a.m. Feb. 25. There are no suspects and police add that a lock was cut. Police are investigating and ask that anyone with information contact them or Crime Stoppers.

 

—All information courtesy of the Windsor Police Service – Amherstburg Detachment

Customer stopped from being scammed by fake CRA agent

 

The Windsor Police Service – Amherstburg Detachment reports that a customer at a retail store in Amherstburg was stopped from being scammed by a person claiming to be from the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA).

Police were called to Walmart Feb. 12 around 4:10 p.m. for a person attempting to buy Google Play cards ranging in value from $25-$100. Police say the person was on the phone with someone claiming they were a CRA agent but store staff contacted police and stalled the transaction until officers arrived.

The public is reminded that the CRA would not contact a person that way and that no company would ask for any sort of payment via gift cards.

 

Fraud Police were called to a home on Boardwalk Ave. were a person was reportedly a victim of fraud. Police say the victim had a loan taken out in their name from Cash Money. The public is urged to be careful about their protecting their identities and to report any suspicious activities.

The matter was reported to police Feb. 13 around 5:15 p.m.

Accidents Officers were called to an accident on Walker Road (County Road 11), just south of North Town Line (County Road 8) Feb. 12 around 9:50 a.m. for a single car accident. The vehicle left the roadway and struck a hydro pole, police say. The driver suffered minor injuries.

Police say there were no charges as the accident occurred during the ice storm that morning. Motorists are asked to stay off the road during inclement weather unless they absolutely have to go out somewhere. If a person does have to be on the road, drivers are asked to slow down, drive with caution and adapt to the weather conditions.

*Police were called to the intersection of Simcoe St. and Meloche Road Feb. 13 around 12:50 p.m. for a two-vehicle accident. There were no injuries and police say a 34-year-old man from Saskatchewan was charged with failing to stop at a stop sign.

*Another two-vehicle accident occurred at the intersection of Simcoe St. and Meloche Road Feb. 13, this one being reported at 6:10 p.m. Police say a 35-year-old Harrow woman was charged with careless driving. There were no injuries, police add.

-All information courtesy of the Windsor Police Service – Amherstburg Detachment

Police continuing to investigate thefts

 

 

There are a number of thefts and shoplifting complaints that were reported over the last two weeks that are being investigated by the Amherstburg Detachment of the Windsor Police Service.

Police were called to Walmart on consecutive days last Thursday and Friday. The first call came around 4:15 p.m. and the person was not located. The next day, a 46-year-old Inverhuron man was charged with theft under $5,000 for allegedly stealing consumable goods from the store.

*Officers were called to Western Secondary School last Thursday after a report was made about a fenced area being cut into and scrap metal and car parts stolen. The matter is under investigation.

*Police attended a home in the 8100 block of Concession 8 last Thursday around 11:50 a.m. for a report of a break-and-enter. Entry was reportedly gained through the front door. No further information was available as of press time.

*Police were called to Sobeys around 2 p.m. Jan. 15 for a shoplifting complaint. According to police, two males roughly 35-40 years of age, allegedly left with consumable goods. One man went into the store while the other was outside in a green Chevy Impala. It is under investigation.

*An unlocked vehicle was entered Jan. 16. Police say it was parked in a lot in the 400 block of Sandwich St. S. The matter is under investigation.

*A man and woman allegedly stole electronics from Walmart Jan. 18. A white male in a grey toque and jacket and a woman in a dark coat and long brown hair are believed to be the suspects. Anyone with information is asked to contact police or Crime Stoppers.

*Tools from a garage was reported from a home in the 800 block of Summer Ridge. Police say suspects gained entry through a door and the matter remains under investigation. It was reported Jan. 17.

*A workshop at a property in the 6000 block of County Road 8 was entered and police say a snowblower was stolen. Police add there were no signs of forced entry. The matter was reported to police around 9 a.m. Jan. 21.

 

Accident   Police say a 57-year-old Amherstburg woman was charged with disobeying a stop sign after a Jan. 15 accident at the intersection of Richmond St. and Seymour St. There were no injuries, police add.

 

-All information courtesy of the Windsor Police Service – Amherstburg Detachment

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