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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

Numerous B&E’s reported last week

 

 

The Windsor Police Service – Amherstburg Detachment were kept busy with a number of break-ins and thefts last week.

Police were called to the 7000 block of Concession 7 last Monday for a theft of machinery tools, with the tools valued at $6,200. The matter is under investigation. Police say the thefts occurred from an unlocked garage.

Officers were called to Walmart last Monday afternoon as electronics were reported stolen. There are suspects and the matter is under investigation.

Last Tuesday, a garage on Balaclava St. S. was entered and police say consumable items, hand tools and a bicycle were stolen from an unlocked garage. There are no suspects at the present time.

Earlier in the day Tuesday, a home in the 800 block of Front Road South had a door left open but police say there was no damage and no reports of anything taken.

A pharmacy was broken into in the 400 block of Sandwich St. S. last Wednesday. A door was reportedly smashed and narcotics were taken.

A garage in the 1100 block of Front Rod North was entered last Wednesday, as was a vehicle, and change and other items were stolen from the vehicle, police state.

Another theft last Wednesday on Victoria St. North saw a vehicle entered and personal items stolen.

Police state a home in the 200 block of St. Arnaud St. was broken into last Wednesday and tools were stolen. It was reported around 12:10 p.m. and police add there are no suspects.

Police say a theft was reported last Thursday afternoon in the 200 block of Seymour St. as a door to a garage was pushed open and tools stolen.

A theft from a vehicle was reported last Thursday in the 400 block of King St. There are no suspects and personal items stolen from the vehicle, police say.

A shoplifting complaint at Walmart was reported last Friday afternoon where electronics were allegedly attempted to be stolen. A 51-year-old Amherstburg woman was charged with theft under $5,000, police say.

Police returned to Walmart later in the day Friday for an alleged theft of consumable goods. There are suspects, police say, and charges are pending.

A theft of fuel was reported from a vehicle parked in the 400 block of Sandwich St. S., with police stating the vehicle was damaged in the attempt. The vehicle was parked at a business.

Another attempted theft was reported at Walmart where electronics were again allegedly the subject. A 28-year-old Windsor man was arrested and charges are pending.

A break-in to a home in the 1800 block of Erie Ave. was reported Monday. Police say there was forced entry to a door and it was unconfirmed as of press time if anything had been taken. There are no suspects currently.

A theft in the 8700 block of County Road 20 was reported Monday. A window was smashed from a building and machinery was stolen. There are no suspects.

Mischiefs   Police report that tires were slashed on a vehicle parked on Murray St. It was reported Sunday morning and there are no suspects.

-A vehicle parked in the 100 block of Fryer St. had its front passenger fender dented and there are no suspects. It was reported Sunday evening.

Amherstburg police investigating several thefts from retail stores

 

 

The Amherstburg Police Service investigating several thefts from retail stores last week, most occurring at Walmart.

Officers responded to a pair of attempted thefts last Friday evening. A male, described at 5’10” and wearing a black sweater, black toque and dark blue jeans, allegedly left the store with about $500 in merchandise. When confronted by police, it is alleged he left the items in the parking lot and fled in the direction of Canadian Tire.

A similar attempted theft was reported shortly thereafter when a grey haired man in a grey sweater and baseball cap also was confronted in the parking lot before also leaving on foot.

Anyone with information is asked to call Amherstburg police at 519-736-3622 or Crime Stoppers.

  • A 27-year-old LaSalle man was arrested and charged with theft under $5,000 after an alleged theft Saturday around 4:15 p.m. The charge was theft under $5,000.
  • Another attempted theft was reported Monday around 4:45 p.m. when a male, described as 60-years-old with a black toque and beige coat, allegedly tried to steal a small appliance. Police say the matter is under investigation.
  • A theft of perfume of was reported from Shoppers Drug Mart Nov. 12. Amherstburg police say the woman, described as wearing a black winter coat, toque and large black purse, entered the store and allegedly left with the perfume around 2:30 p.m. Police add she left in a blue Ford F150 pickup truck.

 

Break-in   Amherstburg police are investigating a break-and-enter at a home in the 400 block of King St. Police say about $4,000 was stolen and a window was smashed. It was reported around 7:10 p.m. Nov. 12

Mischief   Amherstburg police are investigating an incident where a house was egged. It was reported last Sunday around 9:15 a.m. in the 1200 block of Concession 2. It is believed to have occurred the previous night.

  • Amherstburg police received a report of youths knocking over garbage cans in the Sandwich St. S., Richmond St. and King St. areas Nov. 12. Officers were unable to locate him.

 

Accident   The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) have charged a local woman following a single vehicle rollover collision that closed County Road 11 (Walker Road) for several hours overnight in Essex.

OPP members responded to a motor vehicle that had left the roadway and struck a hydro pole before coming to rest in a field east of the intersection Sunday night. The OPP further states officers found a man and a woman suffering minor injuries.

The driver of the vehicle allegedly exhibited signs of impairment and was arrested, the OPP states.

A 32-year-old Amherstburg woman is scheduled to appear in the Ontario Court of Justice in Windsor Dec. 12 after being charged with Impaired Operation of a Motor Vehicle and Drive Motor Vehicle In Excess of 80 Milligrams of Alcohol in Blood, the OPP states, adding that her driver’s license has been suspended and the vehicle involved was demolished in the collision.

The road was reopened a few hours later.

Anyone with information regarding this or any other incident is asked to call the OPP at 1-888-310-1122. Should a person have information and wishes to remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or leave an anonymous online message at www.catchcrooks.com where they may be eligible to receive a cash reward of up to $2,000.

 

Stats   The Amherstburg Police Service reports there were two 911 hang-up calls, six alarm calls and ten traffic-related charges over the past week.

Young offender charged after driving stolen vehicle

 

 

A male young offender faces a number of charges after he was stopped after allegedly driving a stolen vehicle.

Amherstburg police made a vehicle stop Sunday around 4 p.m. in the 200 block of Lowes Side Road. Police say after running the plate on the vehicle, it was determined to be stolen. The young offender was charged with possession of property obtained by crime, failure to comply with a sentence and possession of a scheduled substance.

Break-ins   Amherstburg police are investigating the theft of a furnace and central air unit stolen from a home under construction in the 100 block of Meadowview. It was reported to police last Saturday and anyone with information is asked to call police or Crime Stoppers.

*A barn in the 1100 block of Concession 2 was entered and garden tools and other small equipment was stolen. Police say it was reported Saturday morning and that the barn was unlocked.

 

Mischief   A 35-year-old Amherstburg man was charged with mischief after police say he allegedly smashed a window out of a vehicle on Main St. It was reported to police Aug. 7 at 11:10 a.m.

*A home on King St. was egged, police state. It was in the 200 block and there are no suspects at the present time. It was reported to police Monday around 9:45 a.m.

 

Accidents   A 59-year-old Windsor woman was charged with failing to stop at a red light after a two-vehicle accident at Middle Side Road and County Road 20. The accident occurred last Thursday.

*A 45-year-old Amherstburg woman was charged with failing to drive in marked lane after a two-vehicle crash on Richmond St. It was reported Monday around 7:55 a.m.

 

Theft   A 16-foot Kevlar Chippewa canoe valued at $2,000 was reported stolen from a dock in the 1000 block of Front Road South. It was reported to police Sunday. There are no suspects but anyone with information is asked to contact police or Crime Stoppers.

 

Stats   There were 17 traffic-related charges over the past week. There were also 21 911 hang-up calls and nine alarm calls over the past week as well.

 

-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