Shortly after 11:30AM Wednesday September 26, 2012 St Thomas Police conducted a traffic stop on Centre Street. A police check on the driver and vehicle determined the vehicle was being operated with licence plates registered to another vehicle, and no insurance. The 35 year old male driver was issued several summonses to appear in court. His vehicle was towed to a storage compound.
St Thomas Police are reinstituting a traffic project targeting drivers that improperly park their vehicles in and around Forest Park Public School. Several complaints have been received from home owners on Forest Avenue regarding vehicles blocking driveways between the hours of 8:30AM- 9:00AM and 3:00PM-4:00PM. Vehicles parked in contravention of the law will receive $ 25.00 tickets.
Man arrested for assault
On Tuesday evening September 25, 2012 St Thomas Police attended Kains Street regarding an assault. Police say around 5:30PM a verbal argument between a 19 year old man and his girlfriend turned physical with the female being knocked to the ground. When a male acquaintance of the couple attempted to intervene he too was assaulted. Police have charged the accused with two counts of assault. He was held overnight at police headquarters pending a Wednesday September 26, 2012 court appearance.