By Constable C. Hicks
On November 6th at 8:45 pm the store owner of a business on Hamilton Street observed young male select an items and leave the store without making payment. The male was questioned outside the store, dropped the item and fled. The owner recognized the youth and called police. The youth was spoken to by police and was trespassed from the store.
In the early hours of November 8th vehicles, garages and homes were entered on Concession 4 West at six locations. Vehicles had their windows smashed and items stolen. In some cases the garage or home was entered. Tools and wallets were the main target and some credit cards in the wallets were used later the same morning. Police will be collecting and reviewing store video where the cards were used. The investigation has been handed over to the Station 30 Detectives.
On November 10th at 8:35 am an unattended vehicle reversing out of a garage on Wildberry Way got away from the owner. The empty vehicle struck the owner and then continued down the driveway and across a lawn where it was finally stopped. The owner sustained only minor injuries.
On November 10th between 7:30 pm and 8:30 pm the suspect took a 2006 Chevrolet pickup from a business lot on Horseshoe Crescent. Police will be making inquires regarding any surveillance cameras in the area.
On November 11th police were called to an intersection on Highway 5 for a report of a single vehicle into a field. Upon arrival police spoke to the driver who appeared to be suffering for some sort of medical issue. The driver went to hospital via ambulance to be assessed and the vehicle was towed out of the field.
On November 13th at 7:24 pm police were conducting speed enforcement on Highway 6 when they observed a vehicle travelling at a high rate of speed. The officer activated the emergency lights and siren. The vehicle slowed but did not stop and continued onto a private lot. At one point the officer pulled up alongside the vehicle telling the driver to stop. The driver explained he was on the phone with his lawyer but still would not stop. A citizen stopped their vehicle ahead of the suspect vehicle and it eventually stopped. The driver was arrested for failing to stop for police. An odour of alcohol was detected on the driver and the driver registered a fail on the roadside test. A sample was then provided at the station which registered a fail. It was discovered that the driver was also a suspended driver. The vehicle was towed and the driver given a court date.