May 7th, 2018 - The St. Thomas police responded to 124 calls for service over the
weekend from Friday evening until Monday morning.
On 05May/18 at approximately 11:30 pm police attended a residence on Flora street
regarding a domestic dispute called in by a neighbour. As a result, a 27-yr-old
female was arrested and charged with one count of domestic assault and later released
on conditions with a future court date. No injuries were sustained as a result of
During the early morning hours on 07May/18 police conducted a traffic stop on a
vehicle suspected to be involved with illicit drugs. A subsequent stop of the vehicle
resulted in a 37-yr-old passenger being arrested on a warrant as well as being charged
with 4 counts of possession of drugs for the purpose of trafficking and 1 count
of breaching a condition of his release. The driver of the vehicle, a 49-yr-old
male was arrested and charged with 4 counts of possession of drugs for the purpose
of trafficking as well as 2 counts of possession of a controlled substance. Police
seized suspected fentanyl, methamphetamine, cocaine, and hydromorphone pills. The
total of the seizure resulted in $6,575 worth of drugs and cash. Both males were
held in custody for a morning court appearance.
The St. Thomas Police Service in collaboration with the Ontario Provincial Police
(OPP) and participating Municipal Police Services held a Gun Amnesty during the
month of April.
The Gun Amnesty was for any Ontario resident who wished to voluntarily surrender
unwanted or illegally-owned firearms, weapons, accessories or ammunition.
The Amnesty was a way to provide citizens with a safe way to surrender weapons and
enhance public safety. During the Amnesty, Police did not recommend weapons-related
Criminal Code charges that might otherwise apply to people who are turning in these
The firearms Amnesty in the city of St. Thomas resulted in 5 calls for service and
the seizure of 7 firearms seized for destruction.