Drunken Man Discovered In The Wrong House
May 18th, 2019 - St. Thomas police officers responded to a call from a homeowner
shortly after 4 am Saturday, reporting an unknown male in the residence. Police
arrived at the Alma Street residence to find an intoxicated male asleep on the homeowner's
couch. The drunken male had broken into the residence causing himself injury before
he made himself at home and fell asleep on the couch. When the male was arrested
he realized that he had entered the wrong home, mistaking it for his own. The homeowner
did not know the male. A 45 year old St. Thomas man was arrested and charged with
Mischief and Being intoxicated in a public place. The male was held in custody until
sober and later released with a future court date.
Female Driver Arrested On Outstanding Warrant
London Police arrested a 30 year old female on Friday night wanted by St. Thomas
Police for Driving while suspended. The female was brought to St. Thomas where she
was later released with a future court date. Driving while Suspended, contrary to
the Highway Traffic Act, carries a potential fine of up to $6500 for subsequent
offences as well as the possibility of jail time (up to 6 months).