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Guelph Police Looking For Impatient Customer Who Spit On A Grocery Clerk

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Published 04/04/2020 | By Guelph Now Local News

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Police Looking For Couple Connected To Spitting Incident
Police Looking For Couple Connected To Spitting Incident

Impatient Customer Spits On Grocery Store Clerk

On April 1st, 2020, at 6:45pm, a customer was waiting in the checkout line of a grocery store located near the intersection of Eramosa Road and Stevenson Street North in the City of Guelph. They became impatient with the wait and ultimately spit on an adult female clerk, striking her in the left arm and chest. The customer then left the store.

The Guelph Police Service is looking to speak with the people in the attached pictures in relation to the incident.

Anyone with any information is asked to contact Constable Isaac Cook at (519) 824-1212 ext. 7453, email him at, leave an anonymous tip at CRIME STOPPERS 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or submit an anonymous tip online at

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Impaired Driver Arrested After Mounting Curb

On April 2nd, 2020, just before 10:30pm, police observed a vehicle driving near the intersection of Speedvale Avenue East and Woolwich Street in the City of Guelph mount a curb. Police initiated a traffic stop and began speaking with the adult male drive. Ultimately, he failed an Approved Screening Device roadside breath test and was arrested.

A 36 year old Guelph male has been charged with:

  • Operation While Impaired – Blood Alcohol Concentration
  • Operation While Impaired

He will appear in court on June 9th.

Break In Investigation Leads To Arrest

On April 2nd, 2020, at 2:30am, an adult male entered a medical building located near the intersection of Dawson Road and Speedvale Avenue West in the City of Guelph. The male walked around and checked office doors before leaving.

At 3:45am, the male again entered the building, once again checked office doors and proceeded to pull a fire alarm. He then left.

On April 3rd, at 1:58am, police located the male and he was subsequently arrested.

A 46 year old Guelph male has been charged with:

  • Break And Enter
  • False Alarm Of Fire

He will appear in court on July 17th.

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