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Police assist in rescuing dog from ice

 

Officers with the Windsor Police Service – Amherstburg Detachment were called to Boblo Island last Saturday around noon to assist with a dog that had gone onto the ice.

Police say the dog had gone onto Crystal Bay. Officers assisted in helping to bring the dog to shore. There were no injuries and the dog is safe.

The public is reminded to be careful when going onto ice, particularly during fluctuating temperatures, as the ice may not always be stable.

Scam   Police say a resident in the 9000 block of Walker Road was the victim of a fraud last month. The incident was reported last Tuesday but is believed to have occurred Jan. 7-10. The victim was allegedly befriended through a gaming app and asked to transfer money to another person via Bitcoin and gift cards. Police say legitimate companies would not ask for money that way and people should be wary of such requests.

 

Hunting complaint    Police were called to an area near the Cypher Systems Greenway between Concessions 3 and 4 North for a report of shots fired. It turned out to be a hunting complaint near the greenway. People are reminded to familiarize themselves of town bylaws before going hunting. The complaint came in last Saturday around 12:45 p.m.

 

Thefts   The theft of a black 2013 Geo-Beast 200cc ATV was reported stolen from a driveway on Concession 2. Police say the ATV was taken from the driveway and is valued at approximately $1,200.  There is also a bit of orange on the all-terrain vehicle as well, police add. The investigation continues. It was reported last Thursday around 4 p.m.

  • A theft of gas was reported at the Shell gas station on Sandwich St. S. last Tuesday around 10:10 a.m. The value of the gas is under $40, police say. The vehicle was covered in snow at the time and no other description was able to be obtained.

 

Mischief   According to police, three vehicles were damaged in the 60 block of Murray St. last Thursday. It was reported around 11:35 p.m. Dents and smashed windows are among the damage reported, police say, adding the matter is still under investigation. Police say there is a suspect.

  • Police were called to General Amherst High School Monday around 9:20 a.m. for a report of graffiti to the building. Words and symbols were painted on the building. There are no suspects and the matter remains under investigation.

 

—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

Damage reported at local elementary school playground

The Amherstburg Police Service is investigating mischief to a local school playground.

Photo courtesy of the Amherstburg Police Service

Amherstburg police states that “sometime this past weekend a vehicle drove onto the school yard at Anderdon Public School causing damage to the playground and creating a hazard that must be repaired.”

Photo courtesy of the Amherstburg Police Service

The information, plus the photos, were shared via Amherstburg police’s Twitter account found at www.twitter.com/AburgPolice.

Anderdon Public School is located at 3170 Middle Side Road (County Road 10) in Amherstburg.

If you have any info, please contact police at 519-736-2252 or Crime Stoppers at 519-258-TIPS (8477).

Photo 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