January 11th, 2019 - Police responded to two 911 calls made on a cell phone from
inside an Avon Rd. apartment last night around 6pm. Dispatchers could hear laboured
breathing and eventually spoke to a male on the other end of the call. Officers
arrived on scene a short time later along with EMS and discovered a twenty five
year old female had overdosed on fentanyl while using the drug with a male companion.
Narcan was used to reverse the effects of the drug and the female was transported
to St. Thomas Elgin General Hospital as a precaution.
Twenty Seven year old Robert Catlin RYAN of St. Thomas was arrested last night around
midnight. Officers attempted to stop RYAN after observing him riding one bike down
First Avenue and towing a second bike. RYAN attempted to flee from police but was
taken into custody on Miller Street after he lost control of his bike. RYAN was
wanted on a warrant for ten charges including: one count Domestic Assault, four
counts Breach of Release Conditions, three counts fail to attend court, one count
Possession of Stolen Property, one count Use Forged Document and one count Theft
Under $5000. RYAN was further charged last night with one count Resist Arrest, one
count Tresspass by Night and one count of Possession of Break In tools after police
located bolt cutters and a glass breaker in his back pack. RYAN was held in custody
at the Colin McGregor Justice Building for Court.
St. Thomas Police have charged two people from London in connection to a jewellery
theft from a St. Thomas home. The incident began mid December when a furniture delivery
was made to a south side residence. The homeowner did not supervise the movers the
entire time they were inside the residence. Five days later the homeowner discovered
four rings and a chain had been stolen from a jewellery box located in the master
bedroom. As a result of investigations by the STPS Street Crimes Unit a man and
woman were arrested in London. Two rings and the chain were recovered by police
and returned to the victim. Jason Aaron DWORATSCHEK 32 years of London is charged
with one count Unlawfully in a Dwelling, one count Theft Under $5000 and one count
Trafficking Stolen Property. Jennifer Shirley WOOD 29 years of London is charged
with one count Trafficking Stolen Property and one count Possession of Stolen Property
Under $5000. Both parties were released with an Appearance Notice for Court.
A thirty two year old woman from St. Thomas was arrested yesterday during the noon
hour by Loss Prevention Officers at Walmart. The woman was observed inside the store
concealing seventy five dollars worth of groceries and left the store making no
attempt to pay for the items. Police attended and charged the woman with one count
Theft Under $5000. She was released on an Appearance Notice for Court.