Thefts keep Amherstburg police busy


The Amherstburg Police Service was busy last week investigating theft complaints.

Officers were called to Walmart last Friday around 8:20 p.m. for a complaint of a theft of a barbecue and groceries. The suspect, a 47-year-old Amherstburg woman, was later apprehended by the Windsor Police Service. The accused was charged with theft under $5,000.

*Amherstburg police were called to the Centennial Park area of Victoria St. S. after lawn equipment was reported stolen. Police say the theft appears to have happened in the area of where the former arena stood. The approximate value of the equipment is $2,000. It was reported to police around 4:50 p.m. May 2.

*Police were called to Shoppers Drug Mart around 2:20 p.m. Sunday for the theft of cologne. The suspect is described as being a white male in his 20’s, around 6′, brown eyes, black hoodie and dark, shaven hair. Anyone with information is asked to contact police or Crime Stoppers.

*Amherstburg police state that a theft of medical supplies was reported from Amherstburg Home Healthcare last Tuesday. There is no description of the person and the theft was reported around 1:50 p.m.

*The theft of cash was reported from a residence in the 9500 block of Walker Road May 2. Reported stolen was $350. The matter is still under investigation, state police.

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Public intoxication Amherstburg police were called to the area of Richmond St. and Ramsay St. last Tuesday (May 2) for a report of an intoxicated male. As a result, a 23-year-old male from Amherstburg was arrested and charged under the Liquor License Act for being intoxicated in a public place. He was held until he was sober.

Mischief A mischief complaint from a property in the 7700 block of Howard Ave. was received last Wednesday around 2:10 p.m. Police say a lock on a gate was damaged. There does not appear to have been any entry, police add. Anyone with information is asked to contact police or Crime Stoppers.

Accidents Amherstburg police say there were six accidents reported last week, but none resulted in charges.

Stats Amherstburg police laid 44 charges relating to traffic offenses last week. There were also nine 911 hang-up calls and 14 alarm calls.

-All information provided by the Amherstburg Police Service.

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