May 12th, 2018 - On Friday May 11th, 2018 the St.Thomas Police attended a local
factory in regard to a disgruntled employee who had pulled a fire alarm. The evacuation
of a portion of the factory caused it to be shut down, which ended up costing the
company in excess of $200,000 in lost production. A 23 year old is to be charged
with Mischief Exceeding $5000 and False Alarm of Fire.
On Friday May 11th, 2018 the St. Thomas Police were alerted to a local store by
Loss Prevention, as they observed a customer who had been on conditions not to attend
that location. Needless to say, police arrested a 28 year old male for Breach of
Probation x2. Subsequent to his arrest, he was found to be in possession of a controlled
substance and an opened knife concealed in a front pocked even after being on conditions
not to possess a weapon.
On Friday May 11th, 2018, the St. Thomas Police attended local grocery store after
staff reported theft of cat food. Subsequently, a 22 year old female was arrested
for Theft not exceeding $5000 and Breach Probation x2.
On Friday May 11th the St. Thomas Police responded to a family dispute where a mother
was assaulted by her child’s girl friend. The suspect fled prior to police arrival
and a warrant is being sought for one count of assault.
Early Saturday morning on May 12th, the St. Thomas Police responded to a report
of a person going through vehicles in a southwest neighbourhood. Police located
a 28 year old male in the area who was responsible. He was arrested and charged
with Trespass by Night, Theft not exceeding $5000, Breach of Probation and Possession
of Break-in Instruments. Police have been slowly receiving further calls in regard
to vehicle and shed entries in that area. It is requested that you contact police
should you find your vehicle or out building entered throughout the night. It is
again a reminder to remove your valuables and lock your vehicle and secure easily
accessible out buildings.
Further; in the early morning of Saturday May 12th, St. Thomas Police responded
to an alarm call at a downtown business and discovered a break and enter had occurred.
An undetermined amount of items had been stolen from the business. The is the 3rd
similar occurrence in the downtown core over the last 3 weeks. If anyone has any
information about who is responsible for this or any other crimes, please contact
the St. Thomas Police Service at (519) 631-1224 or Crime Stoppers at 1(800) 222-TIPS