Tuesday, January 12, 2021

Prepared By:

SPC Jackson

 

Contact:

SPC Jackson

 

Weekend Police Briefs

Woodstock, ON (January 12, 2021) - The Woodstock Police Service would like to encourage anyone with any information about the below investigations or any other investigations to contact the Woodstock Police Service at 519-537-2323 or Crime Stoppers 421-TIPS (8477) or toll free at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).

 

STOLEN VEHICLE

On Friday, January 8, 2021 at approximately 9:45 a.m. the Woodstock Police Service located a vehicle that had been reported stolen out of Norwich, ON with the keys inside As a result of the investigation, a 27-year-old male of Woodstock was arrested and charged with the following:

  • Theft Over $5000
  • Possession of Property Obtained by Crime, Over $5000

The Woodstock Police Service would like to remind drivers to never leave keys in a vehicle, even in rural areas or communities.

 

COUNTERFEIT MONEY

The Woodstock Police Service has received a number of calls from businesses reporting individuals attempting to use counterfeit money as of recent. These counterfeit bills often try to replicate 100 dollar USD bills. If your business has experienced this type of fraud please contact police.

The Woodstock Police Service would like to encourage business owners to work with staff to be diligent in examining cash and/or to seek a second opinion if they are not confident the bill is valid.

 

IMAPIRED DRIVER

On Friday, January 8, 2021 at approximately 2:30 p.m., the Woodstock Police Service responded to the area of Wendy Calder Place, after receiving a report of a male slouched over the steering wheel of a running vehicle.

The male was transported to hospital for assessment and as a result of further investigation, the 43-year-old male of Woodstock, ON has been arrested and charged with the following:

  • Operation While Impaired – Alcohol and Drugs
  • Operation While Impaired – Blood Alcohol Concentration (80 plus)

 

IMPAIRED DRIVER

On Friday, January 8, 2021 at approximately 8:30 p.m. the Woodstock Police Service responded to reports of a suspected impaired driver. Police located the suspect vehicle in the area of Vansittart Avenue and conducted a traffic stop after observing the vehicle swerving on the road.

 

The driver provided a breath sample that registered over double the legal blood alcohol concentration limit. As a result of further investigation, the 56-year-old female of Woodstock, ON has been arrested and charged with the following:

  • Operation While Impaired – Alcohol and Drugs
  • Operation While Impaired – Blood Alcohol Concentration (80 plus)

 

SHOPLIFTING

On Friday, January 8, 2021 at approximately 10:15 p.m., the Woodstock Police Service responded to reports of a male and female suspected of shoplifting from a business in the area of Norwich Avenue and Juliana Drive.

Police located the two suspects in the area of Norwich Avenue and Montclair Avenue. As a result of the investigation, a 21-year-old male of Ingersoll, ON and a 24-year-old female of Woodstock were arrested and charged with:

  • Theft Under $5000
  • Possession of Property Obtained by Crime, Under $5000

 

MISCHEIF TO VEHICLE

On Friday, January 8, 2021 at approximately 10:20 p.m., the Woodstock Police Service responded to reports of mischief to a vehicle in the area of James Street. Sometime between 3:00 p.m. and 10:20 p.m. two tires were slashed, the passenger side of the vehicle had been keyed, the windshield was smashed and a wallet was reported stolen.

 

MISCHIEF

On Sunday, January 10, 2021 at approximately 2:00 a.m., the Woodstock Police Service responded to a report of a smashed door at a business in the area of Dundas Street and Broadway Street. PSD Striker assisted police with a building search but it was later determined the suspect had fled the area. The suspect was described as a male wearing a black coat and black toque.

 

SHOPLIFTING
On Sunday, January 10, 2021 at approximately 7:25 p.m., the Woodstock Police Service responded to a report of two females leaving a business in the area of Dundas Street and Norwich Avenue without paying for the product they took from the store.

The females were described as white, wearing black hoodies, black jackets, black face masks, and one was carrying a white bag with a burgundy stripe. The females were last seen running eastbound on Dundas Street.