On June 19, 2012 police attended a Pine Valley Drive residence in regards to a break and enter. Sometime between June 15-17 unknown person/s entered the residence and took money, jewellery and electronics. The value of the items stolen is not known. The incident remains under investigation.
Anyone with information is asked to contact the St. Thomas Police Service at 519-631-1364 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477. Crime Stoppers is also available through a link at www.stps.on.ca.
False name leads to arrest
St. Thomas police conducted a traffic stop in the area of Woodland Road and Talbot Street last evening, June 19, 2012 at 8:15 pm. Police spoke with a female passenger who identified herself with a false name. Through investigation police were able to ascertain her true identity. The 33 year old St. Thomas woman is currently before the courts on a criminal matter. She was released on a house arrest condition. The woman was arrested and charged with obstruct police, breach of her recognizance and breach of probation. She was taken to the police station for processing and lodged in cells for a morning court appearance.
Traffic project updates
St. Thomas police have wrapped up two traffic projects and initiated two new ones.
In the area of Elm Street and First Avenue police were monitoring a stop sign for violations. Between May 29-June 18, 2012 6 charges were laid in relation to the project.
The second traffic project involved a complaint of motorists failing to stop for a school bus on Elm Street near First Avenue. Police monitored the area at the designated times and laid two charges between June 4-18, 2012.
Although the traffic projects are now complete police will continue to enforce compliance.
Police will be initiating traffic projects in the area of Talbot Street between First Avenue and Fairview Avenue in regards to complaints of motorists failing to stop for school busses. Traffic must stop in both directions of Talbot Street for a school bus stopped with lights illuminated and the stop sign arm extended outward. Motorists caught violating this offence will be issued a $490.00 fine and 6 demerit points.
The second traffic project involves the area of Yarmouth Road and Michigan Boulevard. Police are receiving complaints of motorists failing to stop for the posted stop sign. Drivers caught violating this offence will be issued a $110.00 fine and 3 demerit points