On Friday May 10, 2014 the St. Thomas Police responded to three separate Break and Enters. The first incident occurred in a South West neighbourhood during the early morning hours, where a lock was cut to gain access to a shed. Once inside the shed the suspect(s) attempted to steal a motorcycle but were unsuccessful. The owner advised that there appeared to be nothing else missing from the shed. The second Break and Enter incident occurred in a central neighbourhood sometime between 9:00am and 11:00am. The suspect entered the residence by forcing a window. Taken from the residence were electronics and gaming systems along with accessories for those systems. The estimated value of the items taken is $2000. The third incident occurred in a South East neighbourhood sometime between 10:30am and 11:30am. Entry to the residence was gained through an unlocked rear door. The main floor of the residence was ransacked and taken from the residence were a couple gaming systems, cash, and prescription medication. There is nothing at this time that suggests the three incidents are related. The St. Thomas Police are continuing the investigation into each of the incidents. If you have any information on these matters, please contact the St. Thomas Police Service at 519-631-1224 or Crimestoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).
On Saturday May 10, 2014 around 2:55am the St. Thomas Police were dispatched to a disturbance at a restaurant in the downtown area, involving several males fighting in the lobby. When Police arrived the disturbance had ended but the males suspected of being involved were still present. As a result of the investigation a 19 year old male and a 24 year old male – both residents of St. Thomas – were arrested and charged with Public Intoxication. The males were lodged in cells were they were held until they sobered. They were later released with a Provincial Offences Notice having been charged with an offence under the Liquor Licence Act.
Liquor Licence Act Violations
On Saturday May 10, 2014 at around 3:10am St. Thomas Police dealt with a suspicious male in the downtown core. As a result of this investigation an 18 year old St. Thomas resident was arrested and charged with Public Intoxication. The male was held in cells and released when sober. The male who is not of legal drinking age was also charged with Under Age Consumption of Alcohol. The male was released with two Provincial Offence Notices.