STPS Getting Ready to Release Community Survey
June 29th, 2018 - The St. Thomas Police Service is about to launch a Community Survey.
This large scale survey will gather input from citizens of St. Thomas on programs
and services offered by the Police and help guide the department based on community
STPS is trying to reach as many people as possible.
We know the voice of our community matters.
This survey is Quick Easy And TOTALLY Anonymous.
STPS is dedicated to meeting the needs of everyone in the community. That is why
for the first time ever, we have broken down our survey into two specific categories
Each Category will have its own set of questions based on specific topics relevant
to each category.
It's your voice……….Use it!
*Watch for our YOUTH survey coming this September*
June 29th, 2018 - A nineteen year old St. Thomas man was arrested in the early morning
hours Thursday after he stole a bicycle from the back yard of a Forest Ave home.
Police were called shortly after midnight by an alert citizen who reported seeing
a man walk into a neighbouring backyard and ride away on a bike. The caller was
able to give a detailed description of the suspect and Officers located him a short
distance away. There was a brief scuffle during the arrest when the man refused
to get off the bike. The male is now charged with one count of Theft Under $5000,
one count of Trespass by Night, one count of Breach of Conditions and one count
of Resist Arrest. He was held in custody at the Colin McGregor Justice Building
overnight for Court.
Break and Enter
St. Thomas Police responded to an intrusion alarm at an empty warehouse on Inkerman
Street Thursday morning around 2 am. When officers arrived they located a forty
five year old St. Thomas man fleeing the building with a bag. The male was arrested
and found to be in possession of several tools he had stolen from inside the building.
As a result the male is now charged with one count of Break and Enter to Commit
Theft. He was released on a Promise to Appear in Court.
Kids and Cops Fishing Event July 6th
Cops Help Kids Cast a Line
St. Thomas, ON: Local police officers will be helping kids cast a line this summer
during the eleventh annual Kids Fishing Day on Friday, July 6.
The derby, which is sponsored by Bear Adventures and the St. Thomas YMCA, will take
place from 9:00 am to 2:00 pm at Pinafore Park. This event is open all kids from
the area. Kids are asked to bring their own fishing gear, though bait will be supplied
by Dixie Dairy Bar and Tackle Shop. A complimentary hot dog lunch will be provided
by the St. Thomas Police Association and the St Thomas Police Service. The St. Thomas
police officers will be available to lend a helping hand throughout the day. There
is no cost to participate, but kids should pre-register at the YMCA (519-631-2418).
The event is sponsored by the Canadian National Sportfishing Foundation, a not-for-profit
organization dedicated to promoting and protecting recreational fishing. It is also
supported by Fishing Forever, Bear Adventures, YMCA of St. Thomas, the Police Association
of Ontario, Canadian Tire, Dixie Dairy Bar and Tackle Shop, MNR – Aylmer, Catfish
Creek Conservation Area, the St. Thomas Professional Firefighter Association, The
Real Canadian Superstore St Thomas, Wendy's Restaurants, the St. Thomas Time Journal,
MYFM 94.1, Centennial Sportsman Club, and Dowler Karn Fuels.
Fishing Forever chair Bob Izumi is an avid supporter of recreational fishing for
both the young and the young at heart. "I love to create opportunities for children
and families to go fishing," states Izumi. "Fishing is one of the very best ways
for parents and other adults to establish productive and healthy relationships with
For more information, contact Kevin W. Morland at email@example.com or 519-631-6184.
To learn more about Kids, Cops and Canadian Tire, please visit www.kidsandcops.ca, www.facebook.com/KidsCopsCanadianTire or contact
firstname.lastname@example.org or 877 822 8881.