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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

Numerous mischief complaints reported to vehicles on Balaclava St.

 

 

The Amherstburg Police Service is investigating three complaints of mischief to vehicles on Balaclava St.

Police were called to homes on the local street twice on Saturday. One vehicle was damaged due to a rock being thrown at it as it was parked in a driveway, police say. The vehicle sustained a cracked windshield. That call came in around 8:45 a.m.

Later in the day, another vehicle parked on Balaclava was reported to be scratched. Police say it is unclear if the two matters are related. The latter call came in around 1:50 p.m.

There was also a report of soap being put in a gas tank of a vehicle, also on Balaclava St. That was reported to police last Tuesday at 9:35 a.m.

If anyone has information regarding these incidents, they are asked to contact Amherstburg police at 519-736-3622 or Crime Stoppers at 519-258-8477 (TIPS).

Accidents   A pair of separate accidents on Howard Ave. were investigated by Amherstburg police last week. Both occurred last Thursday. A two-vehicle crash on Howard Ave. near Texas Road is under investigation with both drivers sent to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

A separate accident later in that same afternoon resulted in a 30-year-old male charged with failure to yield from a driveway, police say.

 

Break-in   A break-in to a home in the 200 block of Hamilton Dr. has resulted in a pair of youths being dealt with through the Youth Justice Act. Police say the youths were turned over to their parents. They allegedly gained entry to the home through a window and caused mischief inside the home. It was reported Saturday around 6:15 p.m.

 

Breach   Amherstburg police were called to Ranta Marina for a report of a male possibly trying to steal a boat. While police determined there was no theft attempted, a 30-year-old LaSalle man was still charged with breaching bail conditions. It was reported to police July 16 around 12:15 a.m.

 

Possible fraud   Amherstburg police were called to a home on Fort St. for a report of a person receiving a suspicious cell phone bill. The bill came in at over $1,000, police say, and the person believes the bill is fraudulent. Amherstburg police say the matter is under investigation and there are no suspects. It was reported to police last Friday afternoon.

 

Thefts   Amherstburg police were called to the 100 block of Fort St. where a sticker was missing from a license plate from a vehicle parked at a home. The matter is under investigation and it was reported July 16.

*Two bicycles were reported stolen from a home on Murray St. July 16. The report came in around 8:10 p.m. One of the bikes is a female mountain bike that is light blue. The second bike is a dark red Super Cycle that is dark red. Anyone with information is asked to contact police or Crime Stoppers.

 

Stats   There were 12 traffic-related stops last week, five 911 hangup calls and ten alarm calls. Police also had a high-risk traffic stop last Tuesday afternoon that is under investigation.

 

-All information courtesy of the Amherstburg Police Service

 

Man scared off after entering home on Stone Ridge Cr.

 

 

The Amherstburg Police Service are investigating an incident were an unknown male entered a home on Stone Ridge Cr.

Amherstburg police say the man entered the home in the 200 block of Stone Ridge Cr. Two teenage girls were home at the time and screamed, causing the male to run from the residence. Police say the man was wearing a black tank top. He reportedly came through an unlocked door, police add.

Police searched the area but could not locate the man. Nothing was taken from the home, police say.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Amherstburg police or Crime Stoppers.

It was reported Saturday around 9:40 p.m.

Mischief   Amherstburg police are investigating a mischief complaint at a business in the 200 block of Dalhousie St. It was reported last Wednesday that the front window of the Society St. Vincent de Paul store had been smashed out. There are no suspects at the present time and the matter is still under investigation.

*Amherstburg police arrested a 43-year-old man Friday after he allegedly damaged a lower window at a local church. Amherstburg police were called to the 120 block of Simcoe St. and arrested the man. He was charged with mischief, police say. It occurred around 6:05 p.m.

 

Thefts   Amherstburg police were called to the 100 block of Fryer St. for a report that a 24-foot extension ladder had been stolen sometime over the previous night. It was reported Saturday around 6:35 p.m. There are no suspects at the present time.

*A vehicle was broken into in the 400 block of Amlin St. with it being reported to police Sunday around 8:20 a.m. Police say the back window was smashed and change and headphones were taken from the vehicle.

 

Stats   There were 23 charges laid under the Highway Traffic Act and related regulations last week. There were eight 911 hang-up calls and 11 alarm calls that the Amherstburg Police Service also responded to.

 

-All information courtesy of the Amherstburg Police Service

Amherstburg police investigating theft at residence

 

 

The Amherstburg Police Service is investigating a theft at a Victoria St. residence that was reported Sunday afternoon.

Police say homeowners in the 300 block of Victoria St. S. returned home to find the home had been entered through a rear patio door. Electronics and prescription medication were taken, police state.

The matter is under investigation and those with information are asked to contact the Amherstburg Police Service at 519-736-2252 or Crime Stoppers at 519-258-TIPS (8477).

*A theft was reported at a home in the 200 block of Bathurst St. last Thursday as well as a mischief complaint. Amherstburg police say that food was taken from a garage while a vehicle parked in the driveway of the home sustained damage to a window and a mirror. There are no suspects.

It was reported around 11:40 a.m. last Thursday.

*A construction site in the 2300 block of Front Road North was the scene of a theft, as power tools were reported stolen last Thursday morning. There are no suspects at the present time. The matter was reported around 10:25 a.m.

Mischief   Amherstburg police were called to a home on Silver Sand St. for a report of a rear window being smashed out of a vehicle. Police add there was nothing taken from the vehicle and there are no suspects at the present time. Anyone with information is asked to contact police or Crime Stoppers.

It was reported Monday morning around 7:40 a.m.

 

Accidents   A two-vehicle crash occurred on Sandwich St. S. near the Walmart entrance between a Dodge Ram and a Dodge Journey. There were no injuries but one driver, a 38-year-old Amherstburg man, was charged with failing to yield to through traffic.

*A single-vehicle accident was reported last Tuesday around 5:20 a.m. in the 5100 block of Concession 5 North. The vehicle went into the ditch but there were no injuries.

*A 19-year-old Amherstburg man was charged with failing to drive in a marked lane after a single-vehicle crash in the 3600 block of Concession 3 North. Police say the vehicle went into the ditch. There were no injuries. It was reported last Saturday around 9:40 p.m.

*Another vehicle went into the ditch on Howard Ave. around 9:40 p.m. Saturday. A 30-year-old Amherstburg man was charged with failing to drive in marked lane. Police say the accident took place near Middle Side Road. There were no injuries.

*Amherstburg police say a 26-year-old Amherstburg man faces a pair of charges after a two-vehicle crash Saturday evening on Fryer St., near Alma St. Police say the man was charged with careless driving and failing to remain at the scene of an accident. There were no injuries as a result of the crash.

 

Stats   There were 33 traffic-related charges laid the week of March 12-19 under the Highway Traffic Act and related statutes. Amherstburg police responded to three 911 hang-up calls and eight alarm calls.

 

-All information courtesy of the Amherstburg Police Service