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Today's date: Friday November 24, 2017 Vol 50 Issue 47
   
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‘It Takes a Village’

‘It Takes a Village’

Crime Stoppers Guelph Wellington hosted “It Takes a Village” with Wellington County OPP, Guelph Police and Women in Crisis on Nov. 18. The event, held at Centre Wellington District High School in Fergus, included topics such as human trafficking, digital media safety and internet safety, as well as four breakout session for youth and adult audiences. Guest speaker Charlene Doak-Gerbauer spoke about the connection between social media and child pornography.

CSGW receives international awards

WELLINGTON CTY. - Crime Stoppers Guelph Wellington (CSGW) recently earned international acclaim at the 38th annual Crime Stoppers International Conference in Panama City, Panama.

Dekorte in court next month in sexual assault case

GUELPH - A former Elora Road Christian School principal is expected to appear in court in December.

Festive RIDE

Festive RIDE

Wellington County OPP and Guelph Police Service launched their annual Festive RIDE (Reduce Impaired Driving Everywhere) campaign on Nov. 15. At the RIDE program on Wellington Road 18 police officers and members of Guelph Wellington MADD (Mothers Against Drunk Driving) reminded drivers not to drink and drive during the holiday season.

Drinking and driving

On Nov. 15 at about 6:30pm, Wellington County OPP officers responded to a motor vehicle collision on Shamrock Drive in Erin. Police say the caller reported being sideswiped by a northbound motor vehicle, the driver of which allegedly tried to leave but could not due to damage to his vehicle.

Speeders of the Week

On Nov. 13 at about 3:15pm, a Wellington County OPP officer was monitoring traffic on Wellington Road 123 in Minto. Police say the officer observed a 2016 Ford Fusion that appeared to be travelling above the posted speed limit. The vehicle was allegedly clocked on radar at about 132km/h in an 80km/h zone.

Crime of the Week

PUSLINCH - Sometime after 9am on Oct. 18, a theft occurred from a vehicle parked in a lot at the Starkey Hill Conservation Area, located at 735 Arkell Road.

OPP: Drivers must stop for school buses - it’s the law

WELLINGTON CTY. - Police are reminding motorists it is mandatory for drivers to stop for school buses that are actively dropping off or picking up children.

Drive according to road, weather conditions: police

WELLINGTON CTY. - With the arrival of winter weather, police are reminding motorists to take extra care on roads.

Rockwood man dead after head-on crash Tuesday

GUELPH-ERAMOSA - A man is dead following a head-on crash here earlier this week.

Liquor stolen

Liquor stolen

FERGUS - Police have released a photo of a suspect they say is responsible for stealing close to $300 worth of booze. On Nov. 16 Wellington County OPP were called about a theft at the LCBO store in Fergus.

Two vehicle crash

MAPLETON - On Nov. 15 at about 8:45am emergency crews responded to a two-vehicle collision at Wellington Roads 12 and 7.

Four charges

BELWOOD - On Nov. 7 at about 11:10am a Wellington County OPP officer stopped a vehicle for allegedly speeding on Broadway Street here.
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BUZZ

Couple raises funds to fight human trafficking
Annual Elora Santa Claus Parade set for Nov. 25
Grand Theatre showcased improvements at gala
Relay for Life returns to Wellington County in June at Guelph Lake
Partial holding provision lifted from site of former Little Folks administration building

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Olivia Rutt and Jaime Myslik
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