July 9th, 2018 - Weekend Call Tracker: 133 Calls For Service (4 p.m. Friday to 6
Break & Enter
The St. Thomas Police are investigating a break and enter which occurred sometime
between Saturday July 7, 2018 and Sunday July 8, 2018. A fenced in compound on Flex
O Lite Road was entered and a quantity of scrap aluminum was taken. If anyone has
any information in relation to this incident they are asked to call the St. Thomas
Police at 519-631-1224 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS.
On Sunday July 8, 2018 at around 12:50 p.m. the St. Thomas Police were called to
a local business for a theft in progress. When police arrived loss prevention staff
had a 51 year old male detained for theft. The male had removed a pots and pans
set from its packaging and concealed it in a bag before attempting to leave the
store without paying for the merchandise. The accused was placed under arrest and
charged with one count of Theft Under $5000. He was released on an Appearance Notice
with a future court date.
Police were called to Elgin Court Public School on Sunday July 8, 2018 with regards
to fire damage caused near one of the secondary entrances to the school. A quantity
of wood mulch taken from the garden area had been piled near the entrance and set
on fire. It is believed that the fire burned itself out and it is likely the incident
occurred sometime over the past few days. The damage was discovered on Sunday by
school staff. The school sustained minor smoke damage to the outside brick and overhang
area. If anyone has information with regards to this incident they are asked to
contact the St. Thomas Police at 519-631-1224 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS.
Breach - Obstruct
On Monday July 9, 2018 at 2:15 a.m. a 38 year old male who was being questioned
about an unrelated incident gave Police a false name. The male’s real identity was
determined by Police through his distinctive tattoos and it was learned that he
was currently on a recognizance with a 10:00 p.m. to 6:00 a.m. curfew. As a result
the male was placed under arrest and charged with one count of Breach of Recognizance,
one count of Breach of Probation and one count of Obstructing a Peace Officer. The
accused was held in custody for a morning court appearance.