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Today's date: Monday May 29, 2017 Vol 50 Issue 21
   
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Training exercise

Training exercise

Puslinch Fire and Rescue firefighters Alex Young and Kyle Kack practice their skills on a mock car fire during a training event for new firefighters behind the PMD arena in Drayton on May 13.

Teen charged in alleged robbery with pellet gun at school

FERGUS - A local teen has been charged after allegedly robbing a fellow student at gunpoint with what was later discovered to be a pellet gun.

Dekorte, Katerberg to appear in court this fall

A former principal and a former pastor of the Elora Road Christian Fellowship and School are expected to appear in court for hearings this fall.

Graffiti at local school

MOUNT FOREST - On May 21 at about 9:25pm, Wellington County OPP received a complaint regarding possible mischief at St. Mary Catholic School here.

Drinking and driving

On May 17 at about 1:40am, Wellington County OPP officers were conducting a RIDE program on Highway 7 at the Woolwich-Guelph Townline.

Speeders of the Week

On May 12 at about 4pm, a Wellington County OPP officer was monitoring traffic on Woolwich Street in the village of Alma. Police say the officer observed a 2011 Mazda 3 that appeared to be travelling above the posted speed limit. The vehicle was allegedly clocked on radar at about 95km/h in a 40km/h zone.

Crime of the Week

MOUNT FOREST - Sometime between the hours of 12 and 7am on May 5 a theft occurred at JJ McLellan and Son Plumbing and Heating on Queen Street West.

Clifford man charged after alleged hammer attack

CLIFFORD - A local man has been charged after allegedly striking two men in the head with a hammer following “a night of drinking” recently.

Serious crash

CENTRE WELLINGTON - A Georgetown man has been charged in connection with a serious crash here last weekend that sent three people to hospital.

Rural break-in, theft

On May 8 Wellington OPP officers were dispatched to a break-in at a rural property on Wellington Road 23, near the village of Erin.

Roofing material stolen

WELLINGTON NORTH - On the morning of May 9, Wellington County OPP responded to a report of a theft of building materials from a construction site on Sideroad 2 West, south of Mount Forest.

Two teens charged

FERGUS - Police have charged two teenage girls who allegedly caused over $50,000 in damage at an industrial building here.

Truck taken

PUSLINCH - On May 18 at 11pm, Wellington County OPP received a report of a truck being stolen from a yard on Winer Road here.

Break-in, theft

PUSLINCH - On May 16, the Wellington County OPP was dispatched to a break-in on Ellis Road in Puslinch.

Lead in gas theft incident

SALEM - On March 4 at about 4pm Wellington County OPP were called about a gas theft here.

ATV stolen

PILKINGTON - Wellington County OPP is investigating the theft of an ATV here on May 8

Boy charged after vehicle, woman targeted by pellet gun

PALMERSTON - A 12-year-old boy faces mischief and assault charges after he allegedly shot a pellet gun at a woman and a passing vehicle.

Vehicles, property stolen overnight in Puslinch area

WELLINGTON CTY. - Police are searching for clues after a number of break-ins and thefts in the Puslinch area late Wednesday or early Thursday.

House damaged after fire

House damaged after fire

ERIN - A house on Wellington Road 26 in Erin was damaged after a fire that started in the kitchen area of the home. Erin, Hillsburgh and Rockwood fire stations were called to a structure fire at around 12:30pm on May 26. Erin Fire Chief Dan Callaghan said an Arthur Fuels worker elsewhere on the property saw the fire and called 911. “The worker probably saved the house because no one was home,” said Callaghan.

Missing Puslinch man found dead

PUSLINCH - A Puslinch man who was reported missing on Sunday has been found dead. On May 29 Wellington County OPP announced the body of Ryan Nemett, 32, was found in a wooded area on a Gore Road property.
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Crimestoppers

BUZZ

Author relays ‘13 ways to kill a community’ to municipal representatives
Teen charged in alleged robbery with pellet gun at school
City street sweepings concerns Puslinch
Dekorte, Katerberg to appear in court this fall
Celebrate Canada's 150
Missing Puslinch man found dead

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