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Amherstburg police investigating thefts from storage facility

 

The Amherstburg Police Service is continuing to investigate several thefts from a local storage facility with the total amount of stolen goods exceeding $20,000.

Amherstburg police state that the thefts have been occurring from KD Storage at 25 Renaud St. between Oct. 11-14.

The Amherstburg Police Service states they are following several leads but are now seeking assistance from the public in order to progress the investigation.

Anyone with information which could lead to the identification of the person(s) responsible for these crimes or those with information that could lead to the recovery of the stolen property are asked to contact Amherstburg police at 519-736-3622. People with information can also contact Crime Stoppers at 519-258-TIPS (8477) or online at www.catchcrooks.com.

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

Young offender charged after driving stolen vehicle

 

 

A male young offender faces a number of charges after he was stopped after allegedly driving a stolen vehicle.

Amherstburg police made a vehicle stop Sunday around 4 p.m. in the 200 block of Lowes Side Road. Police say after running the plate on the vehicle, it was determined to be stolen. The young offender was charged with possession of property obtained by crime, failure to comply with a sentence and possession of a scheduled substance.

Break-ins   Amherstburg police are investigating the theft of a furnace and central air unit stolen from a home under construction in the 100 block of Meadowview. It was reported to police last Saturday and anyone with information is asked to call police or Crime Stoppers.

*A barn in the 1100 block of Concession 2 was entered and garden tools and other small equipment was stolen. Police say it was reported Saturday morning and that the barn was unlocked.

 

Mischief   A 35-year-old Amherstburg man was charged with mischief after police say he allegedly smashed a window out of a vehicle on Main St. It was reported to police Aug. 7 at 11:10 a.m.

*A home on King St. was egged, police state. It was in the 200 block and there are no suspects at the present time. It was reported to police Monday around 9:45 a.m.

 

Accidents   A 59-year-old Windsor woman was charged with failing to stop at a red light after a two-vehicle accident at Middle Side Road and County Road 20. The accident occurred last Thursday.

*A 45-year-old Amherstburg woman was charged with failing to drive in marked lane after a two-vehicle crash on Richmond St. It was reported Monday around 7:55 a.m.

 

Theft   A 16-foot Kevlar Chippewa canoe valued at $2,000 was reported stolen from a dock in the 1000 block of Front Road South. It was reported to police Sunday. There are no suspects but anyone with information is asked to contact police or Crime Stoppers.

 

Stats   There were 17 traffic-related charges over the past week. There were also 21 911 hang-up calls and nine alarm calls over the past week as well.

 

-All information courtesy of the Amherstburg Police Service

Amherstburg police investigating after TV swiped from store

 

 

The Amherstburg Police Service is investigating the theft of a television from Walmart.

It was reported July 30 that someone took a television valued at roughly $400 and escaped through a fire exit. The suspect got into a Honda vehicle but no plate information was obtained.

The suspect is described as a white male, in his 30’s, and roughly 5’11” tall.

The matter is still under investigation.

*Amherstburg police report that around 10 a.m. on July 30, a garage was entered and fishing tackle was stolen. Police say there was no forced entry. The garage is in the 1100 block of Front Road South.

*A resident on Main St. said a delivery package was stolen from the front of their residence. It was reported last Wednesday around 9:45 a.m. There are no suspects, say police.

*A vehicle was stolen early Tuesday morning from an address in the 400 block of Front Road North. A 2004 two-tone Ford Ranger with a black tailgate was taken. There are no further details at press time and the matter is under investigation.

Fraud   Amherstburg police say a complainant received a call from someone claiming to be a collection agent on behalf of Cash Money. Police say the call was fraudulent and involved claims of an NSF cheque. The victim is concerned her identity may have been stolen, police say. The matter is under investigation.

 

Break-ins   Amherstburg police report a pair of break-and-enters July 30. One was reported in the 1000 block of Front Road North where suspect(s) came in through an unlocked patio door and stole camera equipment, cash and other personal property. There are no suspects in that incident. It was reported around 6:50 a.m.

The second B&E was in the 7800 block of Howard Ave. It was reported around 2:11 p.m. that a door was broken at a business and a quantity of cash was taken. The matter is also under investigation.

 

Accidents   Amherstburg police say a 20-year-old male was charged after an accident involving a golf cart on Boblo Island Boulevard around 2:26 a.m. Monday. Police add the male sustained minor injuries and was transported to hospital.

*A 42-year-old Amherstburg man was charged with failing to report an accident July 31. Police say the male was allegedly involved in a single vehicle crash at Dalhousie St. and Front Road South and left the scene.

*A two-vehicle accident on Sandwich St. S. near McCurdy Dr. July 31 resulted in charges to a 20-year-old Windsor male. Police say the man was charged with starting from a parked position not in safety. It was reported July 31 around 8:50 p.m.

*An 18-year-old Amherstburg male was charged with failing to drive in marked lane. Amherstburg police state the accident occurred Monday around 11:55 p.m. on Golfwood Dr. and was a single vehicle accident. There were no injuries.

*A two-vehicle accident on County Road 8 near Concession 6 North resulted in two people transported to hospital with minor injuries. Amherstburg police say a 19-year-old Amherstburg woman was charged with careless driving. It was reported Friday at 12:15 p.m.

 

Stats   There were 17 911 hang-up calls and eight alarm calls over the last two weeks. There were also 15 traffic-related charges over that same time period.

 

-All information courtesy of the Amherstburg Police Service