At about 3:05PM Monday June 4th, 2012 St Thomas Police received a 9-1-1 telephone call with no voice contact. Dispatchers immediately attempted to re contact the number however there was no answer. Police received a second call from a male person advising his daughter was being held against her will at an apartment in the 500 block of Talbot Street. Attending officers attempted to speak with an adult male at the apartment however were met with resistance. Officers entered the apartment and located a 23 year old female who disclosed she was assaulted, threatened, and forcibly held in the apartment for several hours by her male common law partner. Police arrested the 23 year old male and charged him with assault, uttering death threats and forcible confinement. The victim was injured during the incident but did not require medical treatment. The accused was held at police headquarters pending a Tuesday June 5, 2012 court appearance.
Man arrested for theft
On Monday June 4, 2012 St Thomas Police arrested a 53 year old male for stealing food items from a Talbot Street retail store, on June 3, 2012. The accused was released on conditions that included a future court date.
New traffic Projects
St Thomas Police are reinstituting three traffic projects within the city. Police will be targeting drivers that fail to stop for the stop sign erected on Churchill Crescent at Brant Avenue, drivers that fail to stop for school buses that have alternating red flashing lights activated, in particular on Elm Street just East of First Avenue and drivers that park in prohibited area’s in an around Pierre Elliott Trudeau School on Churchill Crescent. Tickets issued by officers will range from $ 25.00 for parking infractions, $ 110.00 for stop sign violations, and $ 490.00 for failing to stop for school buses.