Caused Damage To The Elgin County Courthouse Cell
May 10th, 2018 - On the 9th of May, 2018 at approximately 11:45 am a 39-yr-old prisoner
from the Elgin County Courthouse caused damage to the cell in which he was lodged.
Therefore, police charged this male with one count of mischief not exceeding $5000
in addition to the charges he was already in custody for. The damage caused to the
cell was cosmetic and did not jeopardize the structure in any way. This investigation
is still ongoing for additional charges of assault police and damage caused to another
location of the courthouse.
Man Arrested On Warrant
On May 9th, 2018 at approximately 10:00 p.m. the St. Thomas Police arrested a 25
year old St. Thomas man on an outstanding arrest warrant for fail to appear. The
man was taken into custody on St. George Street after a short foot pursuit with
police. He was then brought to the police station on the strength of the warrant
and held for morning court.
On the 10th of May, 2018 shortly after midnight an observant citizen in the Elizabeth
St and Princess Ave area reported 2 males attempting to steal items from vehicles.
Police attended the area and located the two males. The investigation resulted in
a 19-yr-old male being arrested and charged with theft not exceeding $5000 and breaching
a condition of his recognizance. He was held in custody for a court appearance.
The 20-yr-old male was arrested and charged with theft not exceeding $5000 and released
with a future court date.
Community partnerships play a key role in modern and effective policing. As public
service organizations, our police services are held to high levels of professionalism
and accountability. In order to meet these goals, government, businesses, community
groups, and individual Ontarians mustwork together to identify common community
safety and well-being needs and meet these goals.