Weapons Charge Laid
June 10th, 2018 - On Saturday, June 9th, 2018 St. Thomas Police arrested a 33 year
old St. Thomas man for weapons dangerous to the public peace. At approximately 7:00
pm the accused and a man known to him became involved in an argument on Talbot Street.
The accused then pulled a knife on the victim who fled. A short time later later
the victim returned to speak to the accused and the argument escalated and started
to become physical until the accused pulled out the knife for a second time and
made threatening gestures with it towards the victim. The males then began to square
off to fight just as an alert police officer driving by observed the disturbance.
The officer approached the males and ordered the accused to drop the knife. The
accused was subsequently arrested without incident and taken into police custody.
Further investigation revealed that the accused was on probation as well as a recognizance
with a condition not to possess weapons. He is now facing numerous charges including
assault with a weapon, weapons dangerous, breach of probation and fail to comply.
The man was remanded into custody.
Break and Enter
On Saturday, June 9th, St. Thomas Police attended an east end retail store regarding
a break and enter. Sometime during the evening of June 8th to the early morning
hours of June 9th, persons unknown entered a secured fenced off area that contains
inventory and removed two Husqvarna riding lawnmowers. The value of the lawnmowers
is several thousand dollars.