The St. Thomas Police

Remain anonymous, earn a reward and assist your Police Service and your community. Crime doesn't pay...but CRIME STOPPERS does! If you want to report a crime or suspicious activity and wish to remain anonymous, Crime Stoppers can be reached by calling (519) 631-TIPS (8477) or 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or submit a tip online. Crime Stoppers DOES NOT use call display. You DO NOT have to identify yourself or testify in court. You may also leave a Crime Stoppers tip online at www.stps.on.ca or http://www.stthomascrimestoppers.ca. Crime Stoppers of St. Thomas Inc. RPO Elmwood Square, P.O. Box 22101, St. Thomas, Ontario Canada N5R 6A1 https://www.tipsubmit.com/WebTips.aspx?AgencyID=313http://www.stps.on.ca http://www.stthomascrimestoppers.ca

B & L Robbery – Suspect in custody

At approximately 2:38pm on February 1, 2016, the St. Thomas Police received a call regarding a robbery in progress at B & L Jewellery. Officers arrived on scene to find a store employee that had been assaulted during the incident. The accused had entered the store, engaged in a short …

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Unwanted Person

On February 1, 2016 at 7:34pm St. Thomas Police were called to a Sutherland Ave residence in regards to a male causing damage inside his residence. Upon Police arrival the male was observed walking down the street. The Officer confronted the male and asking him to stop, that’s when the …

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Robbery

At approximately 2:38pm on February 1, 2016, the St. Thomas Police received a call regarding a robbery in progress at B & L Jewellery. Officers arrived on scene to find a store employee that had been assaulted during the incident. Information received was that a lone male had entered the …

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Vacation Theft/Robbery Scam

Below is a copy of a letter that you may receive from someone in your E-Mail contact list or so you think. It may look like it is coming from that person, but try clicking on the E-Mail address or reply button and see what the actual E-Mail address is, …

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Missing Person

St. Thomas Police are seeking the assistance of the community in locating 13 year-old Josh Beattie. He left school this morning around 10:30am and has not returned. Josh is described as being 5’5”, 110lbs thin build with bushy blonde hair. He was wearing a black coat, blue jeans and a …

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Shoplifting on Sunday

On Sunday January 24, 2016 at approximately 10:20am, a 32 year-old male entered a local department store. He proceeded to select light bulbs, cat food and flea medication totalling $32.50 in value. He made his way past the cash registers failing to pay for the items. He was placed under …

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Mid day Domestic Dispute

On Thursday January 21, 2016, at the noon hour, Police responded to a Manor Road residence in regards to a domestic dispute. A verbal argument erupted which turned physical. The victim, a 23 year-old male was on the receiving end of a series of slapping, punching, scraping and kicking. As …

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Sexual Assault

On December 2, 2015, the St. Thomas Police Criminal Investigations Branch became involved in an investigation after receiving an allegation of a sexual assault. It was alleged that on two separate occasions the accused touched the 11 year old female victim inappropriately. Through investigation and with the assistance of the …

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Break and Enter

A Locke Avenue residence was broken into on the 18th of January between 10:45am and 11:25am. It appears that a lone suspect riding a bicycle entered the rear yard and then gained access to the residence. Once inside the suspect went through every room taking multiple electronic devices, personal identification, …

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Police on Patrol

On January 18, 2016 an Officer on patrol observed a male walking on St George Street around 12:45am. The Officer believed the male was currently on curfew conditions. A check with local records confirmed the curfew to be from 10:00pm to 6:00am. The 26 year old male from St. Thomas …

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Extortion

On January 13, 2016, two males became involved in a verbal argument over money owed. The argument turned physical leading the victim to call to a friend asking for money or he would be injured. As a result of the investigation that went from St. Thomas to Port Burwell and …

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Break and Enter

In the early morning hours of January 11, 2016, two males dressed in black broke into Moe’s Variety store located at 808 Talbot Street. Once inside they were able to remove a quantity of cash, scratch tickets and cigarettes. There was a light coloured older style minivan seen leaving area …

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Vandalism at local schools

Last weekend (Jan 8-10) three elementary schools were spray painted. Photos of the graffiti were sent out to the public through our Social Media outlets, Facebook and Twitter. As a result of our investigation two youths have been identified and are being dealt with through Extrajudicial Measures. This means they …

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Dangerous Driving

On January 5, 2016 shortly before 8:00pm Police received numerous calls regarding a vehicle driving dangerously within the City. Complainants advised that the vehicle was tailgating, following vehicles to their destinations and intimidating them by revving the engine, spinning tires and lastly driving on the front lawns of residences and …

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Scammers back at it again….

We’ve received several calls since the holidays regarding the ongoing Canada Revenue Agency Scam. Members of our community have been receiving calls from an unknown person(s) described as having heavy accents indicating they are the, CRA, RCMP, or a member of the OPP. They are informing the unsuspecting victims that …

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Amendments made to the HTA as a result of Bill31

As a result of the passing of Bill31, amendments have been made to the Making Ontario Roads Safer Act in relation to pedestrian crossovers and school crossings. Effective January 1, 2016, motorists are required to stop and yield the entire roadway at pedestrian crossovers and school crossings only. This means …

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Over 80 mgs

On December 27, 2015 at approximately 2:45 am, the St. Thomas Police conducted a traffic stop on Wellington Street. A 32 year old male driver was found to have consumed alcohol and a roadside screening test was administered by the officer. The man failed the test and he was subsequently …

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Domestic Assault

On December 26, 2015 at approximately 11:30 pm, the St. Thomas Police arrested a 47 year old female regarding a domestic assault. The 49 year old male victim, attended a residence earlier in the evening to pick up his dog. As he was doing so the accused punched him several …

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Domestic Fail to Comply

On Sunday, December 27, 2015 an 18 year old St. Thomas man turned himself into the St. Thomas Police regarding a Fail to Comply allegation. The man was currently out judicial release conditions regarding a domestic related incident. One of the conditions was for him not to associate with the …

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Fire at Downtown Business

At approximately 7:30 PM on December 17, 2015, St. Thomas Police and Fire responded to a Talbot Street business for a report of a fire. Upon arrival, the interior of the business was on fire. A male who had been inside the building was transported to St. Thomas – Elgin …

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