September 11th, 2019 - St. Thomas Police Officers have responded to seventy nine
calls for service in the last twenty four hours.
A seventy six year old man from Highgate was arrested at the Elgin County Court
House yesterday morning around 9 am. The man had attended court on an unrelated
matter when security officers discovered he was wanted on a warrant by St. Thomas
Police. The man was taken into custody without incident and later appeared in court.
The warrant was issued after the man breached his release conditions by disobeying
a non communication order.
A sixteen year old youth was arrested yesterday after breaching their release conditions.
The youth had been released to a London address while awaiting court to answer to
several assault related charges with conditions not to associate or communicate
with a St. Thomas woman. The woman called police yesterday to report being chased
by the youth. Officers located the suspect hiding in the woods on the north end
of Flora Street and made an arrest. The youth was taken into custody without incident
and held for a court appearance.
A fifteen year old youth was arrested yesterday afternoon after a verbal dispute
with another fourteen year old became physical. The fourteen year old was struck
in the face and threatened. The entire altercation was recorded on a school security
video. As a result the fifteen year old was taken into custody without incident
and charged once count Assault and one count Utter Threats to Cause Bodily Harm.
The youth was later released on a Promise to Appear in Youth Court.
A twenty one year old London man wanted on a bench warrant issued by the St. Thomas
Courts was arrested in London yesterday afternoon around 12:30 pm. Officers from
the London Police Service were dealing with the man on an unrelated matter when
they discovered he was wanted. The man was taken into custody without incident and
transported to the Colin McGregor Justice Building for processing. The warrant was
issued after the man failed to attend his court date back in May.
A thirty seven year old St. Thomas man was arrested yesterday afternoon around 4
pm at the west end of Talbot Street. The man was wanted on a warrant after his court
approved surety revoked their responsibilities to supervise the accused. The man
was taken into custody and transported back to the Elgin Middlesex Detention Centre.
The man had been released back into the community with surety after being charged
with several theft related incidents
Police are investigating after a Grey Trek Mountain bike with black and red trim
was stolen sometime yesterday from a house on Lake Margaret Trail. The homeowner
discovered that thieves had left a pink Mongoose bike behind. If you have any information
about this theft or know the whereabouts of the stolen property please contact STPS
at 519-631-1224 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS stthomascrimestoppers.ca Refer
to Case #ST19013682
Police are investigating after a grey Evolution mountain bike was stolen sometime
Monday overnight from behind a Daniel Street residence. The bike was locked to a
wooded deck at the time of the theft. A blue Sport Tek Ridge Runner moutain bike
was left behind at the scene. If you have any information about this theft or know
the whereabouts of the stolen property please contact STPS at 519-631-1224 or Crime
Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS stthomascrimestoppers.ca Refer to Case #ST19013695
Police are investigating after receiving a report of a blue Raleigh mountain bike
being stolen from behind a Manitoba Street home approximately three weeks ago. If
you have any information about this theft or know the whereabouts of the stolen
property please contact STPS at 519-631-1224 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS
stthomascrimestoppers.ca Refer to Case #ST19013708
The St. Thomas Police Service is asking all cyclist to please take every precaution
available to them when securing their bicycle. If you can take it inside, please