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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

Amherstburg police investigating mischief complaint

 

 

The Amherstburg Police Service is investigating a mischief complaint that occurred on Bratt Dr. last week

Police say they were called to a home where a vehicle owner discovered the back window had been damaged sometime overnight. The report was made around 6:30 a.m. Thursday.

There are no suspects and anyone with information is asked to contact the Amherstburg Police Service at 519-736-8559 or Crime Stoppers at 519-258-TIPS (8477).

Theft   Amherstburg police is investigating a theft that was reported last Sunday afternoon. Police were called to a home on Meadows Lane for a report of lights being removed from a vehicle. It was reported at approximately 3:45 p.m.

There are currently no suspects and anyone with information is asked to contact Amherstburg police or Crime Stoppers.

 

Accident   The Amherstburg Police Service were called to a two-vehicle crash on County Road 8 last Wednesday around 7:15 p.m. Minor injuries were reported as a result of the accident. Amherstburg police state that a 24-year-old Amherstburg woman was charged with turning not in safety.

 

Stats   There were 20 traffic-related charges laid by the Amherstburg Police Service the week of Feb. 20-26. There were five 911 hang-up calls that police responded to during that time period and three alarm calls.

 

—All information courtesy of the Amherstburg Police Service

Amherstburg police investigating damage to a turbine

 

 

The Amherstburg Police Service is investigating damage to a wind turbine off of South Side Road.

Officers were called to the turbine in the 5000 block of South Side Road last Sunday around 8:50 a.m. Police say someone broke into the turbine and damaged switches that were inside. There was no word of a damage estimate.

The matter is still being investigated.

 

Assault   Amherstburg police are investigating an alleged assault that took place in the 100 block of St. Arnaud St. last Friday around 11 p.m. Police say it doesn’t appear there were any injuries and they are searching for a suspect. The suspect is described as a male with brown, spiky hair, jean shorts and a red and black plaid shirt. The matter took place on the street, police say.

Mischief   Amherstburg police say eggs were thrown at a residence on Venetian Dr. with the matter being reported Jan. 21. There are no suspects or damage reported.

  • Two youths were issued trespassing notices after damage was reported to a washroom at McDonald’s The matter was reported Jan. 16 at 11:50 p.m.

 

Accident   A two-vehicle motor vehicle collision was reported Jan. 19 at 6:50 a.m. on Front Road North. Police say one of the drivers, a 33-year-old Amherstburg man, was charged under the Highway Traffic Act for changing lanes not in safety. There were no injuries, police add.

 

Thefts   Police are investigating a theft that occurred from a residence in the 200 block of Gore St. There were few details available as of press time but it was reported last Friday.

  • Computer equipment was reported to have been stolen from Walmart Jan. 18 around 8:50 a.m. The suspect is described as a white male who is about 5’11” in height. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Amherstburg Police Service at 519-736-3622 or Crime Stoppers at 519-258-TIPS (8477).

 

Stats   There were 53 traffic-related tickets handed out over the past two weeks. There were also 19 911 hang-up calls, four alarm calls.

 

—All information courtesy of the Amherstburg Police Service

Amherstburg Police Service launches vulnerable person registry

 

The Amherstburg Police Service is launching a new tool to assist in servicing our community.

The Amherstburg Police Service is launching a vulnerable person registry and states that this voluntary registry will provide the Amherstburg Police Service with emergency contact information, detailed physical descriptions, known routines and special needs of this individual. This information will assist officers in communicating with, attending a residence of, or dealing with an emergency involving this individual.

According to police, it is meant to reduce the time it takes to get important information out to officers in cases of emergency.

Guardians and caretakers can register their loved-ones by filling out a form and submitting it to the police service. The information is then stored and accessible to the officers. Information must be updated on an annual basis in order to best serve the individuals.

Forms can be picked up at the Amherstburg police station, located at 532 Sandwich St S.

The Amherstburg Police Service thanks its community partners, including Community Living Essex County, Autism Ontario Windsor-Essex and Alzheimer Society of Windsor and Essex County.

For more information regarding the registry, please contact Constable Steve Owen or Constable Kim Rathbone at 519-736-8559.

 

Stolen motorcycle The Amherstburg Police Service is investigating the theft of a motorcycle that was taken from a home.

Police say the motorcycle was taken from a yard in the 600 block of Concession 2 North and was reported stolen last Tuesday around 1:50 p.m. It is identified as a Yamaha 250 motorcycle.

There are no suspects at the current time.

If anyone has information, they are asked to contact the Amherstburg Police Service at 519-736-2252 or Crime Stoppers at 519-258-8477 (TIPS).

Lock it or Lose it A vehicle owner reported to Amherstburg police Sunday afternoon that their vehicle had been gone through. The vehicle was parked in the 100 block of Hyde Park in River Canard. Police say it doesn’t appear anything was taken from the vehicle.

Amherstburg police are reminding people to make sure their vehicles, homes, garages and sheds are locked when not in use. Police also remind people to remove anything of value from their vehicles prior to locking the vehicle.

Mischief Damage was reported to a vehicle last Friday evening as Amherstburg police say someone put sugar into the vehicle’s gas tank. There are no suspects at the present time. It was reported to police at approximately 10:15 p.m.

Accidents Amherstburg police say there were six accidents last week, but all were property damage only. There were no charges in any of the accidents.

Stats There were four 911 hangup calls, eight alarm calls and 11 traffic-related charges laid last week.

-All information courtesy of the Amherstburg Police Service