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Chocolate Cravers Go On Thieving Rampage In Guelph Grocery Store

Chocolate Cravers Go On Thieving Rampage

An investigation by Guelph Police Service began on January 17, 2019 for the theft of $1125 in Lindt chocolate from a grocery store on Edinburgh Road S. A male and female were seen selecting approximately 250 of the large chocolate bars and later exiting the store without paying. They have not been identified at this time.

Guelph Police are looking for your assistance in identifying these “sticky fingers”. If you have any information please contact Cst E. Ugarte-Bravo at 519-824-1212 ext. 7365 or by email

Cap gun gets police attention

On January 24th, 2019 at approx. 12:32 pm, a citizen contacted the Guelph Police Service to report seeing a youth with what was believed to be a black handgun in the area of Victoria Road N and Grange Road.  The youth was last seen walking toward a school in the area. Two schools in the area were placed in Hold and Secure while the area was searched. Members of the Youth Unit, Tactics and Rescue, Canine and, Frontline patrol searched the area. The responsible youth was located by the High School Resource officers and the gun was found to be a cap gun. No charges were laid. At no time was the public in any danger.

The Guelph Police Service reminds everyone that toy guns and replica firearms are treated as authentic until proven otherwise and therefore should not be displayed in public.  As always, Guelph police would like to thank citizens that report anything they see as a potential public safety issue to police.

Break and enter

On January 24, 2019, the Guelph Police investigated break and enter at a Hood Street residence. Investigation determined that the side door had been forced open sometime during the daytime. A theft of jewelry, $400 in cash, portable hard drives and several SD cards is reported.

Anyone who may have information about these incidents is asked to contact Cst A. Shutsa at 519-824-1212 at ext. 7335 or email  Anonymous tips can be left at CRIME STOPPERS 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or submitted online at

BEAT makes arrest

The Guelph Police BEAT unit made an arrest after reports of a male and female shopping lifting from a local hardware store. They were observed concealing approximately $350 worth of electronics and leaving the store. The BEAT unit located the two and placed them under arrest.

Jennifer HILL, 33 years of Guelph has been charged with theft under $5000 and to appear in count on February 12, 2019.

Bryan LITTLETON, 35 years of London has been charged with theft under $5000. LITTLETON was held for bail and later released on a Recognizance with a court date of February 19, 2019. 

Stolen car flees from police

On January 24, 2019 at approximately 8:30pm police attempted to stop a vehicle near the intersection of London Road W and Edinburgh Road N. The vehicle fled from the officer. Police did not pursue the vehicle for public safety. The vehicle is described as a black 2017 Honda Fit.

If there were any witnesses or if anyone has any information about this please contact the Cst.I Smith at 519-824-1212 ext. 7125 or by email

University Campus Police make arrest

On January 25, 2019 the University of Guelph Campus Police investigated an altercation on campus. One male was seen punching a window. The male was arrested and brought to the hospital to tend to his injuries and later transported back to the Guelph Police Service station.

An 18-year-old male has been charged with mischief under $5000 and person under 19 years consume alcohol. He will be released with a court date of February 26, 2019.



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