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Child endangerment charge laid against Guelph mother in impaired driving case

This incident and other crime arrests by Guelph Police

Published 08/15/2022 | By Guelph Now Local News

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Impaired Driving and Most Recent Arrrests

Child endangerment charge laid against Guelph mother in impaired case

A Guelph female faces a child-endangerment charge after she was arrested for impaired driving with her two young children in the car.

Just before 10 p.m. last Thursday, Guelph Police Service officers responding to a report of a possible impaired driver located a vehicle stopped in the middle of Fife Road. The driver had a strong odour of alcoholic beverage on her breath and two children under age 10 were observed in the back seat.

The driver was transported to the police station, where breath tests indicated she had more than twice the legal limit of alcohol in her system. A 36-year-old Guelph female is charged with impaired driving and exposing a child to danger. Her driver’s licence was suspended for 90 days and her vehicle was impounded for seven days. She will appear in a Guelph court August 30, 2022.

Knife used in store robbery

The Guelph Police Service is investigating after an east-end business was robbed Friday.

Approximately 3:50 p.m. police were called to a business in the area of York Road and Victoria Road South. An employee reported she was working alone when a male entered the business, brandished a knife and demanded cash. He fled on foot with a small amount of cash. The employee was not physically injured.

The suspect is described as a white male, approximately six feet tall with short light brown or dirty blonde hair. He was wearing a long sleeve grey shirt with ‘Aero 1987’ on the front, dark blue jeans, black shoes and a black face mask. He was carrying a switchblade-style knife.

The robbery is under investigation. Anyone with information is asked to call Constable Konrad Babol at 519-824-1212, ext. 7189, email him at, leave an anonymous message for Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or leave an anonymous tip online at

Two sought in break and enter

An investigation is underway after clothing and tools were stolen Sunday morning during a break and enter at a local business.

Approximately 3 a.m., police were called to an alarm at a business on Silvercreek Parkway North and located a smashed glass door. Investigation revealed a number of heated jackets and tools were stolen.

Surveillance video showed two males arriving at the business in a white GMC Savana van and breaking a window to gain entry. The first male was described as dark-skinned with a thin build and wearing a white shirt over his face, a blue bandana, jeans, a white t-shirt, dark shoes with white soles and gloves. The second was also dark-skinned with a thin build, wearing a black t-shirt, black jeans, dark shoes, a red bandana over his face, a grey hat and gloves.

Anyone with information about the crime is asked to call Constable Nick Borg at 519-824-1212, ext. 7172, email him at, leave an anonymous message for Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or leave an anonymous tip online at

Weapons, drug charges laid

A Guelph male faces weapons and drug charges after he was arrested on an outstanding warrant.

Approximately 6:25 p.m. Saturday, Guelph Police Service members were patrolling downtown when they observed a male known to be wanted for breaching a probation order. They placed the male under arrest on the warrant, and a subsequent search of his property revealed a small amount of suspected fentanyl and a loaded SNR 357 revolver-style pellet gun in his backpack.

A 35-year-old Guelph male was further charged with possessing a controlled substance, carrying a concealed weapon and three more counts of breaching a probation order. He was held for a bail hearing and released to appear in a Guelph court September 13, 2022.

Stolen bike leads to several charges

Possessing a stolen bicycle had led to several charges for a Guelph female.

Last Thursday, members of the Guelph Police Service Break Enter Auto Theft (BEAT) Unit were downtown when they saw a female operating a motor-assisted bicycle and recognized it to be one stolen during a recent break and enter.

The female was stopped and arrested. During a search incident to arrest officers located identification and a credit card in other people’s names, several tools, a quantity of suspected fentanyl, a contaminated digital scale and more than $600 cash.

A 42-year-old Guelph female is charged with possessing stolen property, possessing identity documents, possessing a stolen credit card, possessing break and enter tools and possessing a controlled substance for the purpose of trafficking. She will appear in a Guelph court September 27, 2022.

Kitchener female charged with impaired

A Kitchener female faces an impaired driving charge after she was found passed out in her vehicle in Guelph last week.

Approximately 7:15 p.m. last Thursday, police were called to a parking lot in the area of Imperial Road North and Woodlawn Road West where they located two females passed out inside a vehicle.

The driver showed signs of being impaired by a drug and was arrested. Following further testing at the police station, a 37-year-old Kitchener female was charged with impaired operation by a drug. Her driver’s licence was suspended for 90 days and her vehicle was impounded for seven days. She will appear in a Guelph court August 26, 2022.

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