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More vehicles entered, another reminder from Amherstburg police to lock doors


Amherstburg police report there were a number of vehicles gone through in the area of Amherst Pointe and areas in the southern portion of Amherstburg June 5 with thefts or attempted thefts being reported from vehicles parked on Erie Ave., Hunter Ave., Willow Beach Road and Front Road South. Some vehicles were rummaged through with thefts from other vehicles resulting in money, credit cards and a pair of laptop computers stolen.

Police remind residents to remove valuables from vehicles and to ensure the vehicles are locked. People are also urged to report suspicious activity in their neighbourhoods to police.


Thefts Amherstburg police say a shed in the 200 block of Murray St. was entered and a number of tools stolen. The matter remains under investigation and people with information are asked to contact police or Crime Stoppers. It was reported last Thursday around 10:55 p.m.

*A theft of a phone was reported at Western Secondary School last Thursday around 8:25 a.m. The matter remains under investigation.

*A bicycle was reported stolen from the 300 block of Seymour St. last Thursday around 11:50 p.m. The owner describes the bicycle as a SuperCycle that is burgundy in colour, with baskets on the front and back of the bike. Anyone with information is asked to contact police.

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Accident A two-vehicle collision at the intersection of Victoria St. S. and Fort St. last Wednesday resulted in a 32-year-old Amherstburg woman charged with failing to stop at a stop sign. Amherstburg police add there was property damage only and no injuries.


Mischief A building in the 8200 block of North Side Road was damaged last Tuesday. It was reported around 6 p.m. that a a door was damaged. There are no suspects.

*A screen door at a residence in the 1700 block of Erie Ave. was reported last Monday. Anyone with information is asked to contact police. There are no suspects.


Assault Amherstburg police were called to the Libro Centre for an assault complaint last Thursday evening. An argument between two men resulted in one of the men allegedly being squirted with water, which police say can constitute assault. A 40-year-old male was warned and there were no charges.


Stats There were 290 calls for service last week. Amherstburg police laid 25 traffic-related charges. There were also 15 911 hang-up calls and 12 alarm calls.

-All information courtesy of the Amherstburg Police Service

Investigation ongoing into vehicle theft



Amherstburg police are continuing to investigate a theft of a motor vehicle that was reported last Friday.

The vehicle, a 2002 Chevy Impala, was stolen from the 300 block of Simcoe St. with police adding it was later recovered in Windsor.

There are no suspects but the investigation is ongoing.


Thefts   Amherstburg police are investigating the theft of a dog sweater from Pet Valu. Police say it was reported last Thursday but the actual theft is believed to have occurred in October. Surveillance video is being monitored to see if a suspect can be found. Police say the value of the item is roughly $23.

*An unlocked vehicle was entered on Texas Road with the theft of sunglasses and a GPS unit reported to police last Friday. The thefts are believed to have occurred the previous night.

*A second unlocked vehicle was also reported to have been entered Thursday night/Friday morning. The vehicle, also on Texas Road, was rummaged through and police say coins were taken.

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Mischief   A window was broken at a business in the 100 block of Sandwich St. S. with Amherstburg police saying it was reported last Saturday. Anyone with information is asked to contact police.


Accident   A two-vehicle accident in the area of Howard Ave. and County Road 18 resulted in a 20-year-old Amherstburg woman charged with changing lanes not in safety. There were no injuries. The crash occurred Nov. 1.


Stats   There were 27 provincial offense notices issued last week for traffic infractions. There were 12 911 hang-up calls that police responded to while there were 13 alarm calls, the latter mainly being false or malfunctioning alarms.


-Information provided by the Amherstburg Police Service