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Today's date: Tuesday January 16, 2018 Vol 51 Issue 02
   
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Guelph-Eramosa man faces seventh arson charge

A Guelph-Eramosa man charged earlier this year in connection with six suspicious fires now faces a seventh arson charge. On Jan. 2 Justin Nicholas Johnathon Beal, 28, of Guelph-Eramosa, was charged with arson in relation to a suspicious fire at 7070 Fife Road in Guelph-Eramosa on Dec. 5, 2016.

Guelph man charged in Dec. 25 theft of car with child inside

GUELPH - Police have now charged a man in connection with the Christmas Day theft of a car with a child in the back seat.

Fire engulfs garage on Highway 7

GUELPH - On Jan. 3 at approximately 11:30am the Guelph Fire Department responded to a reported fire at on Highway 7 west of Guelph.

Dog dies after falling into Elora Gorge

ELORA - A dog is dead after falling into the Elora Gorge last week.

Drinking and driving

On Dec. 27 at about 12:25pm, Wellington County OPP officers received a complaint of a possible drunk driver. Police say a Volkswagen Jetta was located and stopped on Wellington Road 22 in Erin.

Speeders of the Week

On Dec. 22 at about 9:30am, a Wellington County OPP officer was monitoring traffic on Highway 6 north of Sideroad 5 in Centre Wellington. Police say the officer observed a car that appeared to be travelling above the posted speed limit. The vehicle was allegedly clocked on radar at about 130km/h in an 80km/h zone.

Crime of the Week

ARTHUR - Sometime overnight on Nov. 26, someone stole a GPS and modem on a tripod from an isolated area near Wellington Road 14 and Domville Street here.

County led all OPP jurisdictions in drinking and driving charges

WELLINGTON CTY. - Local police officers laid more drinking and driving charges over the Christmas season than any other OPP jurisdiction in the province.

OPP identify Erin man charged with sexual assault

EAST GARAFRAXA - Police have now identified a man charged two weeks ago with an alleged sexual assault against a young person here.

Slew of charges after break-in

ERIN - On Dec. 18 Wellington OPP was dispatched to a break-in at a car wash on Erin Park Drive here.

Many thefts across county

WELLINGTON CTY. - OPP officials say there have been many recent thefts across the county.

Erin man faces child pornography charges

ERIN - A local man faces four child pornography charges after a four-month OPP investigation.

Morriston practitioner faces more sexual assault charges involving former patients

GUELPH - A traditional Chinese medical practitioner in Morriston is now facing nine sexual assault charges involving eight former patients.
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BUZZ

Puslinch budget information meeting on Jan. 16
Elora teacher brings science, fun to the classroom
Centre Wellington mayor reports on county’s perpetual reporting
MacDonald Trust application deadline is Jan. 28
Guelph man charged in Dec. 25 theft of car with child inside
OPP identify Erin man charged with sexual assault

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