Accidental 911 Phone Call Leads To Arrest
June 2nd,2019 - At around 1030 am Saturday morning police received a dropped 911 phone call meaning
there was no voice contact. Police were able to track the phone to a local address
where they attended to make sure there was no emergency. Upon arrival police were
met by a 38 year old resident who reported that it was an accidental dial. Upon
checking the male it was discovered that he had 3 outstanding arrest warrants for
traffic violations in which he never appeared in court for. The male was arrested
and later released with a future traffic court appearance.
Just after noon on Saturday police responded to a Talbot street establishment regarding
an angry older male who had threatened a staff member with a hatchet. The male had
fled prior to police arrival however was located a short distance away from the
establishment. The male was arrested and located on his person was the hatchet.
Upon further investigation it was discovered that the accused male had used the
axe in a threatening manner inside the establishment and also threatened the life
of one of the staff members. As a result a 64 year old male was charged with assault
with a weapon, uttering threats to cause death and using a weapon dangerous to the
public peace. The male was held for a morning court appearance.
Also just past noon on Saturday an officer on patrol observed a male in the downtown
area that is known to him and that he believed this male to have an outstanding
warrant out for his arrest. The officers’ suspicions were confirmed and this 38
year old resident was wanted for failing to appear in court. The male was arrested,
brought to the police station and held for a morning court appearance.
Around 2:30 pm officers responded to a Talbot street business in regards to a shoplifter
that had just left the premises. This female shoplifter is known to staff at this
business due to previous shoplifting occurrences involving her. This 36 year old
St.Thomas resident gathered several food products from the shelves, placed them
in a box and left without paying…telling staff that she was not going to pay! Police
located this female not far from the store and arrested her for theft. All the stolen
‘booty’ was recovered. The female accused was taken to the police station where
she was released later in the night with a future court date.
Intoxicated In A Public Place
At around 5:30 pm police responded to a complaint about a disoriented male in the
area of Ross st. Police located a 51 year old St.Thomas resident intoxicated and
unable to care for himself as he was almost struck by a vehicle. The male was arrested
for being intoxicated in a public place and lodged in cells until he was sober enough
to care for himself.
At 5:30 pm an 18 year old male attended at the police station to turn himself in
on an outstanding arrest warrant for failing to appear in court. This St.Thomas
resident was arrested and later released on a promise to Appear with a future court