Guelph Officers Assaulted, Four Arrested In Waterloo Avenue Disturbance
In Addition: Driver Arrested, Police Report SPAM Alert
Jun 22, 2012
1. Disturbance – Officers Assaulted - Four People Arrested
On Thursday June 21st, 2012 at 9:02 p.m., Guelph Police were called to a disturbance involving four people at the intersection of Waterloo Avenue and Birmingham Street, Guelph.
Officers arrived and arrested an intoxicated male who was in breach of several terms of his Recognizance of Bail. The male was walked to the rear of a police cruiser and he began to resist and kicked one of the officers in the leg. Two more officers arrived and after a struggle, the male was brought under control.
Two females that had been with the male advanced on the officers and tried to intervene and prevent the arrest. The two females were directed to retreat and they complied.
The officers then tried to secure the male into the rear of the cruiser when one of the females rushed up from the rear and kicked one of the officers and punched him in the back. The female was arrested after a brief struggle.
Two other females came at the officers in attempt to prevent the arrests of the two previous parties and they were arrested for Obstruct Police.
Phillip SEABROOK 26 years of Guelph was charged with two counts of Breach Recognizance and Assault Police. He was held for a Bail Hearing.
Brenda BURNS 54 years of Guelph was charged with two counts of Assault Police, Obstruct Police and Breach Probation. She was held for a Bail Hearing.
Nicole ABITONG 27 years of Guelph was charged with four counts of Breach Probation and Obstruct Police. She was held for a Bail Hearing.
Pauline DOUGLAS 52 years of Guelph was charged with Obstruct Police and will appear in court in July.
2. Motor Vehicle Collision – Driver Arrested
On Thursday June 21st, 2012 at 10:20 a.m., Guelph Police responded to a motor vehicle collision on Macdonell Street, Guelph. Investigation revealed that a Hyundai pulled up and stopped behind a vehicle that was parked on Macdonell Street and the driver ran into a nearby business. The driver of the parked vehicle became enraged that he was blocked in and backed out of the space and struck the vehicle.
The total cost of the damage to both vehicles is estimated at $2,500.
A 36-year old Guelph man has been charged with Mischief Under $5,000 and Careless Driving. He will appear in court in July.
3. Guelph Police - SPAM Alert
The Guelph Police Service has received numerous complaints from concerned citizens that there is a spam email circulating our city that is threatening in nature and is demanding payment to prevent harm to the recipient.
The Guelph Police Service recommends that these emails be deleted right away. For further tips and information on related scams, please refer to the Canadian Anti-Fraud Website at www.antifraud.centre.ca.