Suspicious Male Following Women In Waterloo And Other Recent Incidents

By: Kw Now Local News
| Published 11/05/2020

Recent Incidents And Crime Activity Across Waterloo Region
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Suspicious Male Following Women In Waterloo

'Recent Incidents And Crime Activity Across Waterloo Region'

Waterloo Regional Police continue to investigate a report of a suspicious male in the area of Marshall Street in Waterloo. On October 23, 2020, at approximately 6 p.m., a female was walking when she observed a male following her. Police are looking to identify and speak with this male in connection to this incident. Location: MARSHALL ST, WATERLOO, ON Canada Anyone with information is encouraged to contact police at 519-570-9777 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

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Waterloo Regional Police continue to investigate reports of a suspicious male in the area of Marshall Street in Waterloo. On October 28, 2020, at approximately midnight, a female was walking when she observed a male exit a black vehicle, and crossed the street and began to follow her. Police believe the incidents are related and are looking to identify and speak with the male in connection to this incident. Anyone with information is encouraged to call police at 519-570-9777 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

Indecent Act Near Elementary School

On November 4, 2020, Waterloo Regional Police received a report of a suspicious male near an elementary school in the area of Alder Drive in Cambridge. The male was observed committing an indecent act and left the area when confronted by school staff. The incident occurred at approximately 4 p.m. The male has been described as South Asian, 60 to 70 years old, with a thin build, large stomach, and has short white hair. At the time of the incident, the male was wearing black jogging pants, a dark coloured shirt, a surgical mask and was riding a mountain bike. Location: ADLER DR, CAMBRIDGE, ON. Anyone with information is encouraged to call police at 519-570-9777 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

Purse Thief Targeting Elderly Female Shoppers

Members of Waterloo Regional Police Service’s General Investigations Unit is investigating several reports of purses being stolen from shopping carts at various locations throughout Waterloo Region. Since October 24, 2020, police have received 11 reports of these thefts. The suspects appear to be targeting elderly females. The Waterloo Regional Police Service encourages the public to be vigilant and be aware of your surroundings when shopping. Never leave personal belongings unattended. If you have been a victim and have not yet reported it to police, please contact investigators by calling 519-570-9777. The investigation is ongoing. Location: PINEBUSH RD, CAMBRIDGE, ON Canada Anyone with information is encouraged to call police at 519-570-9777 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

Male And female Shoplifting Activities Lead To Drug Charge Arrests

On November 4, 2020, at approximately 6:40 p.m., Waterloo Regional Police responded to a store in the area of Ottawa Street South and International Place in Kitchener for reports of a shoplifting in progress. Police located the suspects as they were leaving the store. A male and female were arrested. As a result of the investigation, police seized quantities of suspected fentanyl, crystal methamphetamine and Canadian currency. A 27-year-old Kitchener male has been charged with theft under $5,000, assault with intent to resist arrest and drug charges. The male was held for a bail hearing. A 28-year-old Kitchener female has been charged with theft under $5,000. Location: OTTAWA ST S, KITCHENER, ON Canada

Male Robs Restaurant At Knife Point

On November 4, 2020, at approximately 2 p.m., Waterloo Regional Police responded to a report of a robbery at a restaurant on Victoria Street North in Kitchener. The suspect entered the restaurant and brandished a knife while demanding money. An undisclosed amount of cash was taken. The suspect then fled the area. The suspect has been described as a white male, approximately six-feet tall, with a thin build and blonde hair. The male was last seen wearing dark pants, white shoes, red gloves and a plaid jacket. The investigation is ongoing. Location: VICTORIA ST N, KITCHENER, ON Canada Anyone with information is asked to call police at 519-570-9777 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

Residential B & E's Interrupted By Homeowner

On November 4, 2020, Waterloo Regional Police received reports of two separate residential break and enters on Stanley Avenue in Kitchener. In both cases, the suspect forced open a window to gain entry into the homes. At one of the homes, a resident was present and interrupted the suspect, who then fled the area. The break-ins are believed to have occurred during the early morning hours. The suspect has been described as a black male in his early 30s. The male was last seen wearing dark clothing, including a hoody. Location: STANLEY AVE, KITCHENER, ON Canada The investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information is asked to call police at 519-570-9777 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

Wellesley Township Driver Hits Hydro Poles Airlifted To Hospital

On Monday, November 2, 2020, at approximately 3:20 p.m., Emergency Services responded to the area of Greenwood Hill Road in Wellesley Township for a single motor vehicle collision. The investigation revealed that the male driver of a Jeep Cherokee was traveling north on Greenwood Hill Road when his vehicle left the roadway and struck two hydro poles before rolling over. A 36-year-old Waterloo male was airlifted to a hospital out of region with serious, but non-life-threatening injuries. The investigation remains ongoing and charges are pending. Location: GREENWOOD HILL RD, WELLESLEY, ON. Anyone who witnessed the collision is encouraged to contact Traffic Services at 519-570-9777 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

Traffic Stop Leads To Drug Charges For Cambridge Man

On November 2, 2020, at approximately 10:30 p.m., Waterloo Regional Police conducted a traffic stop in the area of Concession Street in Cambridge. The traffic stop revealed that the male driver was wanted on warrant. He was arrested without incident. Upon further investigation, police located and seized suspected green fentanyl, suspected Oxycodone, and bear spray. As a result of the investigation, a 44-year-old Cambridge male has been charged with two counts of Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking, Possession of a Prohibited Weapon, and Possession of a Weapon for a Dangerous Purpose. Location: CONCESSION ST, CAMBRIDGE