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St. Thomas Police Service
Commercial Motor Vehicle Blitz  Arrest Warrants  Theft  Stolen Vehicle

Commercial Motor Vehicle Blitz

June 13th, 2018 - On Monday June 11, 2018 the St. Thomas Police in partnership with the London Police, Aylmer Police, OPP Highway Safety Division, Southwestern Public Health, Ministry of the Environment and the Ministry of Finance conducted a commercial motor vehicle blitz in the City of St. Thomas. As a result of the blitz 11 commercial motor vehicles were inspected which resulted in 61 violations. Of the 11 vehicles inspected 8 of them were taken out of service due to the serious nature of their violations. These types of blitzes are conducted throughout the year to ensure the commercial motor vehicles on our highways are maintained and operated in a safe manner.


On Tuesday June 12, 2018 at around 7:30 a.m. the St. Thomas Police conducted a traffic stop which lead to the arrest of a 46 year old man who was wanted on an outstanding warrant. The warrant was in relation to multiple incidents that occurred in late April into May 2018. The accused was involved with an accomplice in selecting merchandise off the shelf of a local store and immediately heading to the customer service desk to do a no receipt return. They were then given a store gift card for the return which they used at the store at a later time. As a result the accused is charged with one count of Obtaining Credit by False Pretences. He was later released with a future court date.


On June 12, 2018 at 11:05 a.m. Police arrested a 38 year old St. Thomas man on an outstanding warrant. The accused was wanted for damage that he had caused to a vehicle in the downtown area on Sunday June 3, 2018 after a verbal argument with the vehicles owner. The accused is charged with one count of Mischief Under $5000 and he was released with a court date.


The St. Thomas Police received a call from a local business on June 12, 2018 at around 12:00 p.m. with regards to a shoplifter who had just exited the store. The 19 year old man had concealed numerous items in his back pack before leaving the store without making any effort to pay for the merchandise. Police located the accused a short distance away at which point he was placed under arrest for theft. The merchandise was recovered and the accused is charged with one count of Theft Under $5000. He was released on an Appearance Notice.

Stolen Vehicle

On June 13, 2018 at 7:10 a.m. police were dispatched to a St. Thomas residence with regards to a stolen vehicle that had been taken sometime overnight. Stolen was a red 2009 Dodge Ram 3500 tow truck that has the Loveday’s company name on the side, along with truck #28. The vehicle has Ontario licence plate number AM42806. If anyone has any information in relation to this incident they are asked to contact the St. Thomas Police at 519-631-1224 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS.

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Last Updated: Wednesday, 13 June 2018 10:13:20 AM EST

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