Stolen credit cards used
CENTRE WELLINGTON – Police are looking for help to catch suspects who used a stolen credit card to purchase items here.
On March 21, Wellington County OPP received a report that sometime overnight unknown suspects entered a vehicle on Stornoway Drive in Fergus and stole a wallet.
Credit cards from the wallet were then used to make purchases at local business.
“OPP continue to investigate and are asking for the publics assistance in identifying the individuals caught on surveillance (above),” police stated in a press release.
Anyone with information about this incident can contact the Wellington County OPP at 1-888-310-1122. To remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or submit a tip at www.csgw.tips.
Woman misses court date
GUELPH – A Puslinch woman arrested earlier this year for assaulting a Guelph Police Service officer now faces an additional charge after missing court.
On Jan. 29, police were called to a hotel in the north end of Guelph, where the female was causing a disturbance.
“While officers were trying to remove her, she struck one in the head while holding a full coffee. The officer was not injured,” police stated.
The woman was charged with assaulting a police officer and released with a court date of March 15, but she did not show up for court, police say.
A 30-year-old Puslinch woman has been further charged with failing to appear in court. She is now to appear in court on May 10.
(Guelph Police do not provide the names of those charged).
Didn’t stop for school bus
HARRISTON – The OPP has charged the owner of a vehicle that police say did not stop for a school bus dropping off students.
On March 8 at about 3:30pm, Wellington County OPP responded to a traffic complaint on Elora Street North in Harriston.
“It was reported that a white sedan had driven past a school bus while it was stopped for students,” police stated.
The owner of the vehicle, a 52-year-old from Elmira, has been charged with failing to stop for a school bus. The defendant is to appear in Guelph court at a later date.
Police did not respond by press time to an inquiry about why this individual was not identified.
Another bus charge
CENTRE WELLINGTON – On March 8 at about 6pm Wellington County OPP responded to a traffic complaint on 2nd Line, north of Belwood.
Police say a courier van had driven past a school bus while it was stopped for students.
Adifete Zymberri, 26, of Kitchener, was charged with failing to stop for a school bus and driving while suspended.
The defendant is to appear in Guelph court at a later date.