Amherstburg Police Service

Suspect identified after short pursuit: Amherstburg Police Service

 

Amherstburg police state that a red 2000 Dodge Ram pick-up was taken from the parking lot at Tim Horton’s on Sandwich St. S. and Murray St.  According to police, officers located the vehicle northbound on Front Road in LaSalle and a brief pursuit took place. The suspect was identified and the pursuit was called off.  The vehicle was last seen southbound on Matchette Road in LaSalle.  Police add that a warrant has been requested for the suspect. The call came in last Friday around 6 a.m.

 

Opioid open forum   The Amherstburg Police Service is hosting a free community open house entitled “Not My Kid – Opioids and Adolescents” Nov. 9.

The open house will be at the Libro Centre and runs from 6-8 p.m. Everyone is welcome, including parents, grandparents, guardians, community workers, coaches, and teachers. The forum is designed to increase awareness and share information on opioids and adolescents in the community.

For further information, contact Const. Kim Rathbone at 519-736-8559.

Accident   Amherstburg police state that around 1:30 p.m. last Thursday, a passer-by called in a vehicle in the ditch. Police say it was a blue 1999 Chevrolet Silverado. According to police the original location identified was incorrect, but police located the vehicle unoccupied. Officers located the male owner allegedly walking away from the collision, approximately two kilometres away. He was treated by EMS for minor injuries and charges pending.

 

Recovered boat   A stolen boat from Kingsville was recovered in Amherstburg Sunday morning. Police say the boat was located at a residence in the 2500 block of County Road 10 with police being notified around 11 a.m. The investigation is continuing.

 

Lock it or Lose It   Amherstburg police is issuing another reminder to the public to make sure their vehicles are locked when not in use. Police also state people should not leave vehicles running while unattended and to lock their valuables or risk losing them.

 

Stats   There were 219 calls for service from Oct. 23-30 with 58 traffic-related charges.

 

—All information courtesy of the Amherstburg Police Service

Male and female sought after two-vehicle crash

 

 

The Amherstburg Police Service is on the lookout for a male and a female after both allegedly fled the scene of an accident Friday afternoon.

Amherstburg police states that around 4:50 p.m. Friday, officers responded to a two-vehicle collision at County Road 9 (Howard Ave.) and County Road 10 (Middle Side Road). A gray 2000 Pontiac Grand Am was southbound and struck an eastbound white 2016 Jeep Cherokee, police state.

Following the collision, police say that a male and a female were observed fleeing from the scene towards Fox Glen Golf Course. They were then picked up by a newer four-door charcoal gray Ford Fusion which then headed northbound on Howard Ave. towards Windsor.

The male is described as white, mid to late 20’s, thin build, clean shaven, blonde brush cut, with tattoos on his neck, wearing black clothing. The female is described as white, mid 20’s, approximately 5’5″, medium build, with medium length reddish brown curly hair wearing black clothing.

The driver of the Jeep was transported to hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

Anyone with information about the collision or the male and female occupants of the Grand Am is asked to contact police at 519-736-3622 or Crime Stoppers anonymously at 519-258-8744 (TIPS).

Suspicious person causes damage to Murray St. door

 

 

By Ron Giofu

 

The Amherstburg Police Service is continuing to investigate a report of a suspicious person coming to a Murray St. door early Sunday morning.

Amherstburg police state that someone came to a door in the 100 block of Murray St. and ended up causing damage to the door. It occurred around 1:20 a.m.

There are no suspects at the present time but anyone with information is asked to contact police at 519-736-2252 or Crime Stoppers at 519-258-TIPS (8477).

 

Thefts   A grey youth Supercycle bike was reported stolen from the 200 block of George St. It was reported to police around 3:40 p.m. last Wednesday.

  • A vehicle was entered in the 50 block of Middle Side Road. It was reported last Wednesday around 12:10 p.m. Police say the vehicle had been gone through but it was unclear if anything had been taken.

Mischief   Amherstburg police state that a vehicle was keyed in the 200 block of Seymour St. last week. It was reported around 4:20 p.m. last Saturday but is believed to have occurred the previous night. There are no suspects at the present time, say police.

 

Accidents   A single-vehicle collision was reported in the 1500 block of County Road 20 last Tuesday around 7:20 p.m. Police say a 23-year-old Amherstburg man was charged with careless driving.

  • Charges are pending against a 25-year-old Amherstburg woman last Tuesday around 7:27 a.m. after a two-vehicle collision in the 2200 block of Walker Road. There were no injuries, police add.

 

Stats   There were 70 traffic-related charges laid last week. Amherstburg police add there were eight 911 hang-ups and five alarm calls.

 

—All information courtesy of the Amherstburg Police Service

Two charged after assault complaint

 

 

The Amherstburg Police Service laid charges against a pair of Amherstburg residents after an assault complaint on Murray St.

Police say the call came in around 11:20 a.m. Monday in the 100 block of Murray St. and resulted in a 24-year-old Amherstburg woman charged with assault with a weapon and possession of a dangerous weapon. A 31-year-old Amherstburg man was charged with assault.

The investigation is ongoing.

 

Breathalyzer   Amherstburg police charged a 21-year-old Amherstburg male with demand not complied with in the area of Richmond St. and Pacific Ave. The Amherstburg Police Service states the matter occurred around 8:20 p.m. Sunday.

Thefts   Amherstburg police are investigating thefts from Canadian Tire that were reported last Thursday around 3:20 p.m. Two people allegedly entered the store and stole several items. The matter is still under investigation and people can call police at 519-736-2252 or Crime Stoppers at 519-258-TIPS (8477) if they have information.

  • A theft was reported at a Dalhousie St. restaurant last Sunday. It was reported at 5:15 p.m. It is not clear what was stolen.
  • A theft of a wallet was reported from a residence in the 3900 block of Concession 3. It was reported Sunday around 12:29 p.m.

 

Breach   Amherstburg police say a 23-year-old male was arrested and charged with three counts of breach Monday night. The matter was reported on Bratt St. and was reported around 10:50 p.m.

 

Mischief   A windshield was damaged by rocks while parked on Gore St. with the matter being reported to police Oct. 10. The matter is still under investigation and was reported around 4:40 p.m.

 

Stats   There were 46 traffic-related charges laid over the past week. There were also ten 911 hang-up calls and nine alarm calls.

 

—All information courtesy of the Amherstburg Police Service

 

 

Local man facing assault charge

 

 

A local man faces a pair of charges after allegedly assaulting a woman last Thursday afternoon.

The Amherstburg Police Service states that a female was walking on King St. last Thursday around 4:30 p.m. when she was allegedly assaulted by the male.

Police say he is known to her and is on conditions not to communicate with her.

The 20-year-old Amherstburg male was charged with assault, and fail to comply with undertaking.

 

Accident   A three vehicle collision in front of General Amherst High School took place last Wednesday morning around 11:05 a.m. Amherstburg police say it involved a black Chevrolet Cobalt, grey Ford Focus and a second grey Ford Focus. According to police, a 16-year-old male from Amherstburg was charged with following too closely.

 

Public intoxication   Amherstburg police state that a 67-year-old Amherstburg male was intoxicated in the area of Richmond St. and Fryer St. around 11:40 a.m. Oct. 3. It is further alleged that he was also found to be breaching conditions of an undertaking.    The man was arrested and charged with the breach.

 

Outstanding warrant   Amherstburg police say a 76-year-old Amherstburg man turned himself in and was arrested on an outstanding family court warrant. The matter occurred last Wednesday at 10 a.m.

 

Theft   A white 24” Supercycle bicycle was taken from the Tim Horton’s at Sandwich St. S. and Murray St. It was reportedly taken between 3:30-4:30 p.m. Oct. 1. Anyone with information is asked to contact police or Crime Stoppes.

 

Stats   There were 229 total calls for service last week. There were seven criminal charges and 36 traffic related charges.

 

—All information courtesy of the Amherstburg Police Service