By Constable C. Hicks
On November 21st at 1:15 am police pulled over a vehicle on Highway 6 that had a headlight out. The driver was unable to produce a driver’s licence but was identified with a health card. It was discovered that the driver was suspended. The driver was issued a summons for driving while disqualified and the vehicle towed.
From November 20th until November 22nd a business on Innovation Drive sold merchandise to a false buyer possibly from the Toronto area. After the items had been picked up it was discovered that they had been purchased using a stolen credit card. The card holder has been reimbursed and the investigation forwarded to the Major Fraud unit.
Overnight on November 22nd a green 2006 GMC pickup up was stolen from the rear of a residence on Harvest Road. The truck was left unlocked with a key inside. There are no suspects at this time.
On November 23rd at approximately 3:05 am suspects smashed an office window at a business on Rock Chapel Road and gained entry. Some cash and electronics were taken. Police will be following up and reviewing surveillance footage.
On November 24th at 6:52 pm the passenger in a running vehicle parked outside a business on Highway 5 stepped out briefly to check on the driver who was inside a business. During that brief window of time the vehicle was stolen. Inside the vehicle at the time of the theft was the family dog. The stolen vehicle was later involved in a theft of gas and was eventually recovered by the Halton Regional Police. Thankfully the dog was still in the vehicle and safe. The suspect was later found by police and charged with various offences.
On November 25th at 12:39 am police were dispatched to a single motor vehicle collision on Middletown Road where a vehicle had knocked down a hydro pole. Police spoke to the driver who was showing obvious signs of impairment. The driver was arrested and transported to the station to provide samples of breath. The driver was charged with impaired driving and given a court date. The driver’s licence was suspended and the vehicle towed.
On November 26th at 10:15 pm police received a complaint of a breaking glass at a home on Main Street in Waterdown. Police arrived and noticed a broken basement window. Three youths were seen fleeing from the rear porch of the residence. Two were compliant and one initially exhibited assaultive behavior. All three were eventually arrested. Working with the owner and the parents of the youths, all agreed restitution was a good solution.