August 7th, 2019 - A forty one year old London man was arrested yesterday morning
around 10 am in a parking lot at Wellington Street and First Ave after a passerby
called police to report seeing the man punch a woman in the face. Officers quickly
arrived on scene and took the man into custody without incident. The man's twenty
five year old girlfriend was identified as the victim. No injuries were reported.
The man was later charged one count Domestic Assault and released on a Promise to
Appear in Court.
St. Thomas Police have located and charged the man wanted in connection to the theft
of gardening supplies from Walmart over the weekend. The man was in custody with
London Police on unrelated charges when they discovered he was also wanted by St.
Thomas Police. The man was transported to the Colin McGregor Justice Building for
processing and charged one count Theft Under $5000 and two counts Breach of Release
Conditions. He was later released on a Promise to Appear in Court.
Animal Cruelty Charges
A thirty year old woman has been charged Under the Ontario Society for the Prevention
of Animals after leaving her four month old puppy in a hot car. A concerned citizen
contacted police after seeing the dog panting for over half an hour inside a vehicle
parked on Gladstone Avenue at Metcalfe Street. Officers attended and located the
owner inside the Elgin County Court House. The dog was removed from the vehicle
in distress, given water and fully recovered. The owner was issued a summons and
will appear in court to answer to the charge at a later date.
A nineteen year old St. Thomas man wanted on a warrant by St. Thomas Police was
arrested yesterday morning around 10 am in London by London Police. Officers were
dealing with the man on an unrelated matter when they discovered he was wanted on
a bench warrant for failing to attend his court date at the Elgin County Court House.
The man was transported to the Colin McGregor Justice Building and later released
on a Promise to Appear in Court.
Mischief to Property
A thirty year old St. Thomas man was arrested last night around 9 pm after damaging
the walls at his assisted living facility on Walnut Street. The man became agitated
and began punching at the walls leaving holes. He was taken into custody without
incident and taken to the Colin McGregor Justice Building for processing. He is
charged one count Mischief Under $5000 and later released on a Promise to Appear
Fail to Remain
Police are investigating after a white Dodge Ram pickup truck involved in a collision
left the scene. The truck was eastbound on Talbot Street near City Hall yesterday
afternoon around 2:30 when it crossed the yellow line and side swiped a car travelling
westbound. The side mirror was scraped off and the paint was scratched. The truck
was last seen turning south bound on Princess Avenue. If you have any information
about this collision please contact STPS at 519-631-1224 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS
stthomascrimestoppers.caRefer to Case #ST19011527