Amherstburg police looking for suspect(s) after two B&E’s



The Amherstburg Police Service is stating that two Amherstburg businesses were broken into in the downtown core last Thursday and are looking for at least one, if not more, suspects.

At approximately 10:30 p.m., police say a male is captured on several surveillance systems on Richmond St. near Dalhousie St. walking east on Dalhousie St. and lingering in the area. At 10:45 p.m., the male allegedly entered the Musicland store at 59 Richmond St. by kicking in the front door. According to police, the male left the business five minutes later. A total of approximately $500 in cash was taken from the business.

Amherstburg police say the same male then proceeded back towards Dalhousie St.

At 11:55 p.m., a male, police state that possibly the same individual or someone acting with the same individual, allegedly forced his way through the front door at the Artisan Grill at 269 Dalhousie St., around the corner from Musicland.

A suspect believed to be connected to at least one of the B&E’s in the downtown core of Amherstburg last Thursday night is pictured on surveillance camera footage. (Photo courtesy of the Amherstburg Police Service)

The male in this incident was again captured on surveillance. Amherstburg police say he entered the restaurant but did not take anything once inside.

The male is then seen getting into an older model GMC pick-up, with trailer mirrors, a metal rack behind the cab and a tool box in the bed. A second individual was waiting inside the pick-up.

Police are looking to identify the individual in the photos as well as the GMC truck.

If anyone may have information relevant to the investigation, you are encouraged to contact police at 519-736-3622, or Crime Stoppers anonymously at 519-258-8477 (TIPS) or online at www.catchcrooks.com


Amherstburg Police Service investigating Gore St. B&E


The Amherstburg Police Service is investigating a break-and-enter that was reported last Tuesday.

Police state that a home in the 200 block of Gore St. was entered and money taken. There was forced entry, police add, with a door having been kicked in.

It was reported to police around 12:18 p.m. April 4. There currently are no suspects.

The matter is still under investigation and those with information can contact Amherstburg police at 519-736-3622 or Crime Stoppers at 519-258-8477 (TIPS).


Theft from vehicle   Amherstburg police state there was a theft from a vehicle in the 40 block of Main St. It was reported last Tuesday, but police believe the theft occurred overnight.

A remote garage door opener was reported stolen, police state. There was no forced entry into the vehicle.

Amherstburg police remind residents to keep vehicles, homes and garages locked when not in use and keep valuables out of sight.

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Accident   A two-vehicle accident on Laird Ave. behind General Amherst High School was also reported last Tuesday. Police say the call came in around 2:30 p.m.

A 51-year-old Amherstburg woman was charged with making an unsafe turn.


Stats   There were 37 tickets handed out between April 3-10 for traffic-related violations. Amherstburg police also responded to ten 911 hang-up calls and nine alarm calls.


—All information courtesy of the Amherstburg Police Service

Investigation continues into several break-and-enter occurrences


The Amherstburg Police Service is looking to identify a person in relation to an ongoing investigation.

The Amherstburg Police Service continues to investigate a number of break and enters in the area that have occurred over the course of several months.

Photo courtesy of Amherstburg Police Service

Photo courtesy of Amherstburg Police Service

Photo courtesy of Amherstburg Police Service

Photo courtesy of Amherstburg Police Service

Anyone who may have information about the identity of the male pictured in the photos or who may have knowledge of someone

responsible for break and enters or thefts in the Amherstburg area is asked to either contact police at 519-736-3622, Crime Stoppers anonymously at 519-258-8477 (TIPS) or online at www.catchcrooks.com.

Amherstburg man charged after daytime B&E



By RTT Staff


A 22-year-old Amherstburg man faces a pair of charges after he was allegedly caught breaking into a home in McGregor.

At approximately 3:25 p.m. last Monday, the Amherstburg Police were dispatched to the 8000 block of Annie St. for a report of a possible break and enter in progress.

According to police, a neighbour had witnessed a lone male enter the residence through a window. Upon officers arrival they witnessed the male exiting the residence through a window. The male was arrested at the scene.

The accused, 22-year-old Hayden Poisson of Amherstburg has been charged with break and enter and possession of break and enter instruments.

The suspect was later released on a promise to appear and undertaking with conditions. He is to appear at the Ontario Court of Justice April 28.

Anyone with information or witnessed the incident is asked to contact the Amherstburg Police Service at 519-736-3622 or Windsor/Essex Crime Stoppers at 519-258-8477.