Tag Archives: St. Thomas Police

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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Christmas Decorations being Stolen

Over the last couple of weeks, the St. Thomas Police have had a larger than usual number of Christmas decorations (lights) reported stolen. The target of choice appears to be the newer laser lights that project from the ground on to the sides of houses and businesses. These lights run …

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Construction Trailer Stolen from Residence

Sometime between noon on December 12 and 2:00 PM on December 13, an unknown person stole a trailer from a driveway at a residence in the south end of St. Thomas.  The trailer had approximately $10,000 in construction tools inside.  The trailer is described as a 2013 6 foot by …

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Assault at Work

At approximately 7:30 PM on November 16, 2015, St. Thomas Police were called to a downtown restaurant to investigate an assault complaint. Investigation revealed that an 18 year old female employee of the restaurant assaulted a co-worker after an argument during work. As a result of the investigation, the 18 …

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Rental Scam

On September 7th 2015 St. Thomas Police received a call from a St. Thomas woman that had been a victim of a scam on Kijiji. The female placed an ad on the well known web site looking for a 3 bedroom apartment. On the same day she received a reply …

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Impaired Driver

On September 05 2015 at approximately 5:30 pm, the St. Thomas Police arrested a 50 year old St. Thomas man for driving with more than 80mgs of alcohol in his blood, after receiving information that he had just left a south side tavern, driving in an erratic manner. The vehicle …

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Police Report 29th August

Male arrested on Warrant On August 29, 2015 at approximately 4:00 am St. Thomas Police arrested a 33 year old male from a north side residence on an outstanding warrant to arrest from another jurisdiction. The male was arrested at his mother’s residence. Shortly after the arrest of the suspect …

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Crime of Opportunity

Sometime between 8:30 AM and 9:30 AM on August 26th, 2015, a customer at a local restaurant was at a table and had taken his credit card out of his wallet and set it on the table beside him. The customer went outside for a minute, leaving his credit card …

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Impaired Driver

On August 11, 2015 at approximately 11:07pm St. Thomas Police conducted a traffic stop in the area of Wellington St. & First Ave. The officer could detect an odour of alcohol coming from the driver’s breath and initiated a road side screening test to which the driver registered a fail. …

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Kijiji Overpayment Scam Strikes again

On July 14, 2015, St. Thomas Police received a call from a citizen who almost fell victim to the common Kijiji over payment scam. The complainant had advertised a boat for sale for approximately $500.00. A cheque was received in the amount of $2100.00. The buyer indicated that the extra …

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Female charged with obstructing Police

On June 24, 2015 at approximately 10:57pm the St. Thomas Police were called to a local department Store regarding a possible shoplifting incident. Police spoke to a male and female. Through investigation it was determined that the female had provided a false name to police and she was currently on …

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More Scams

Earlier in the year the St. Thomas Police received a call to check on the well being of one of our community members. The complainant in Ottawa had received a phone call from his mother here in St. Thomas indicating that she needed $1000.00 transferred to her account immediately because …

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Early Morning Disturbance

Just before 2:00am on June 15, 2015, the St. Thomas Police were called to the St. Thomas Sportsman Club as there were reports of a large gathering and a disturbance going on. Upon arrival Police located two individuals that had been sprayed with bear spray and had defended themselves against …

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Search Warrant Executed

Three St. Thomas residents were arrested and charged after St. Thomas Police were contacted regarding a marihuana grow operation in the rear yard of a Balaclava Street residence. On Tuesday June 9, 2015 as a result of the information received, the St. Thomas Police executed a search warrant at a …

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Search Warrant

On Thursday May 14, 2015, as a result of a Police investigation, a search warrant was executed at a Wilson Ave residence. Just after 6:00pm St. Thomas Police searched the residence and located a small Marihuana grow operation as well as three prohibited weapons. A total of over $17,000.00 worth …

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Impaired Driver

On Saturday, May 9th, 2015 at approximately 8:00 pm St. Thomas Police arrested a 74 yr old St. Thomas man on Ross Street for impaired driving. The man was observed entering his vehicle in an intoxicated condition after leaving a downtown establishment a short time earlier and police were called. …

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Shoplifter

On Saturday, May 9th 2015, at approximately 4:00 pm St. Thomas Police arrested a 27 year old female for shoplifting and possession of a controlled substance. Through further investigation it was determined that the woman was also wanted on an outstanding probation warrant. The woman was transported to the police …

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Robbery Update

On Thursday April 23, 2015, as a result of the investigation, the St. Thomas Police arrested 30 year old Timothy Scott SMITH, of St. Thomas. SMITH has been charged with one count of Robbery, one count of Aggravated Assault, one count of Wearing a Disguise during the Commission of a …

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Male Found with Drugs after Refusing Roadside

On April 19, 2015 at 5:00 PM, St. Thomas Police conducted a routine traffic stop in the city’s north-east end. While talking with the driver, a 43 year old male, the officer suspected that he had recently consumed alcohol. The male driver was read the roadside screening device demand, which …

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