Wednesday, September 08, 2021

Prepared By:

SPC Jackson

 

Contact:

SPC Jackson

 

LABOUR DAY WEEKEND BRIEFS

Woodstock, ON (September 8, 2021)

 

STOLEN VEHICLES

 

On Friday, September 3, 2021 at approximately 12:10 a.m. the Woodstock Police Service responded to reports of a stolen vehicle in progress. Two males and a female in a white Range Rover that had been reported stolen out of Hamilton attempted to steal vehicles from a parking lot on Dundas Street near Oxford Road 4.

 

The suspects smashed the driver side window of a blue 2004 Chevrolet Trailblazer but were unsuccessful in starting the vehicle. The suspects then smashed the driver’s side window of a green 1990 convertible Ford Mustang with a white top, and white leather interior. The suspect drivers fled the parking lot in the Range Rover and Mustang narrowly missing spike belts laid out by police. The suspects fled the area, failing to stop for police.

 

The suspects are described as:

 

Male #1: wearing blue jeans and grey sweatshirt

Male #2: wearing black sweatshirt

Female: wearing dark clothing, dark hair in a bun

 

The Woodstock Police Service would like to encourage anyone having information about any new or ongoing investigations to contact the Woodstock Police Service at 519-537-2323 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).

 

RECOVERED STOLEN PROPERTY

 

On Friday September 3, 2021 at approximately 9:45 p.m. the Woodstock Police Service responded to the area of Norwich Avenue near Montclair Drive for reports of suspicious males in a vehicle. Police attended the area and one male fled on foot but was arrested after a short foot pursuit. A second male was located and arrested. A vehicle stolen from London ON was recovered as was property stolen from a local business.

 

As a result of the investigation, one 49-year-old male from London, ON was charged with;

  • Resist Arrest
  • Property Obtained by Crime Under $5000 x 2
  • Property Obtained by Crime Over $5000
  • Operation While Prohibited

 

A second 41-year-old male also from London, ON was charged with;

  • Property Obtained by Crime Under $5000 x 2
  • Property Obtained by Crime Over $5000

 

THEFT

 

On Saturday, September 4, 2021 at approximately 7:30 p.m. the Woodstock Police Service responded to reports of suspected shoplifting and drug use at a business on Norwich Avenue. The male suspect was found to be in possession of suspected fentanyl.

 

As a result of the investigation, a 21-year-old male of Woodstock was charged with:

  • Failure to Comply with Undertaking
  • Possession of a Schedule I Substance – Opioid (Other Than Heroin)

 

VEHICLE ENTRY

 

Sometime overnight between September 4 and September 5, 2021 unknown suspect(s) attended a parking lot in the area of Kent Street near Canterbury Street and made attempts to enter a 2002 GMC Sierra 1500 pickup truck and caused damage to the window.

 

The Woodstock Police Service would like to encourage anyone having information about this investigation to contact the Woodstock Police Service at 519-537-2323 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).

 

ASSAULT

 

On Sunday, September 5, 2021 at approximately 7:20 a.m. the Woodstock Police Service responded to the area of Blossom Park for reports of an assault. The male was asleep in an apartment then woken up while being assaulted with a blunt object. The victim and witnesses indicated an unknown male and an unknown female fled the scene. The male victim was taken to hospital for treatment of minor injuries.

 

Police were able to identify the suspects with the assistance of witnesses and video surveillance. On Monday, September 6, 2021 at approximately 10:45 a.m. Woodstock Police Service officers located and arrested the two suspects.

 

As a result of the investigation, a 33-year-old female of Woodstock and Jordan McNeil (27) of Brantford were jointly charged with:

  • Assault Causing Bodily Harm
  • Assault With a Weapon
  • Break & Enter a Dwelling House with Intent to Commit Indictable Offence

 

McNeil was also charged with Fail to Comply with Probation Order.

 

THEFT

 

The Woodstock Police Service is looking for information in relation to a theft of a black and yellow Firman generator that was reported stolen from a shed in the area of Victoria Street North near George Street in the evening of Sunday, September 5, 2021.

 

MISCHIEF

 

On Monday, September 6, 2021 at approximately 3:00 a.m. the Woodstock Police Service received report of a mischief to a business. The investigation revealed that unknown suspect(s) threw a coffee mug through a window of a business in the area of Norwich Avenue near Alice Street.

 

The Woodstock Police Service would like to encourage anyone having information about this investigation to contact the Woodstock Police Service at 519-537-2323 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).

 

MISCHIEF

 

The Woodstock Police Service is looking for information in relation to spray painting of the Brampton Park entrance sign in the evening of Monday, September 6, 2021.

 

The suspect is described as a white female in her late teens and approximately five feet tall. She had her dirty blond/brunette coloured hair half up and was wearing ripped black pants, a purple shirt and carrying a black backpack with a circle emblem.

 

The suspect was accompanied by two others: a white female, approximately 5’6” with dark hair and blonde in it, wearing yellow pants and a black cropped tank top as well as a white male, approximately 5’11” with brown curly hair and wearing black pants, a black shirt and a black hat.

 

The Woodstock Police Service would like to encourage anyone having information about this investigation to contact the Woodstock Police Service at 519-537-2323 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).

 

IMPAIRED DRIVER

 

On Tuesday, September 7, 2021 at approximately 1:35 a.m. the Woodstock Police Service responded to reports of a suspected impaired driver traveling dangerously on Dundas Street. Police located the vehicle and conducted a traffic stop after observing the vehicle traveling slowly, swerving out of traffic lanes and, driving without lights on.

 

As a result of the investigation, a 57-year-old male of Woodstock was arrested and charged with Failure or Refusal to Comply with Demand.

 

The Woodstock Police Service would like to thank the alert citizen for reporting their suspicions.

 

R.I.D.E PROGRAMS

 

The Woodstock Police Service conducted a R.I.D.E program throughout the city over the weekend. Police are pleased to report that of the 352 vehicles stopped, no one was found to be impaired, but six warnings for Highway Traffic Act offences were given.

 

SCAM

 

The Woodstock Police Service is reminding the public to be cautious of clicking links from unknown phone numbers and email addresses without verifying the legitimacy. Police strongly discourage providing personal information such as name, phone, address, SIN or banking information to these unverified sources.