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Police searching for suspect after Con. 4 South B&E

 

 

The Windsor Police Service – Amherstburg Detachment is searching for a suspect after a break-and-enter at a Concession 4 South home.

Police were called to the home in the 4000 block of Concession 4 South last Wednesday around 3:15 p.m. where a door was forced open by going through a glass portion of the door. Police say the house was ransacked and the identification team was called in to investigate.

It is not clear what may have been taken from the home, but police state there is a suspect. The suspect is described as a thin, white male wearing a blue nylon jacket with a green mask covering his face.

If anyone has information, contact the Windsor Police Service – Amherstburg Detachment at 519-736-2252 or Crime Stoppers at 519-258-TIPS (8477).

Boat stolen   Police are investigating the theft of a small boat from the Erie Ave. area. Reported last Tuesday at 10:15 a.m., police say the white Grand vessel along with an eight-horsepower Johnson motor and a trailer were stolen. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Windsor Police Service – Amherstburg Detachment or Crime Stoppers.

 

Theft   A shed was reportedly broken into on Lakeside Dr. Police say the door to the shed was forced open and fuel was taken. There are no suspects at the present time. It was reported to police Saturday around 2:30 p.m.

 

Fight   Officers were dispatched to the 300 block of Thorn Ridge Cr. around 4 a.m. Sunday for a report of a fight with weapons between multiple parties. Police say the fight was disbursed by the time officers arrived but a can of bear spray was recovered. Police did charge a 27-year-old Windsor male on outstanding warrants from another jurisdiction.

 

Accident   Officers were dispatched to a two-vehicle accident at the intersection of Alma St. and Concession 3 North that was reported last Wednesday at 6:55 p.m. Police say there were minor injuries and the matter is still under investigation.

 

Correction   A report of an accident Jan. 15 at the intersection of Richmond St. and Seymour St. listed a 57-year-old woman as having been charged. The report should have stated that it was a 22-year-old resident, not the 57-year-old, that faces charges. The RTT apologizes for the error and any inconvenience it may have caused.

 

—All information courtesy of the Windsor Police Service – Amherstburg Detachment

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

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.

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