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Today's date: Friday September 22, 2017 Vol 50 Issue 38
   
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Vehicle set ablaze in Belwood

Vehicle set ablaze in Belwood

BELWOOD - A vehicle fire in Belwood on Sept. 17 is being considered suspicious by the Centre Wellington fire department.

Break-in thwarted

ERIN - On Sept. 15 Wellington OPP was dispatched to a break-in at a residence on Sideroad 17 here.

Theft from ATM in Erin

Theft from ATM in Erin

ERIN - Police are seeking information after an ATM at the Royal Bank in Erin was opened and money was stolen on Monday morning. On Sept. 18 at approximately 1am, three suspects wearing motorcycle helmets and gloves entered the bank and obstructed security cameras in the area. Over the next hour and a half, the suspects allegedly used tools to pry open the ATM and removed three cash trays. The three suspects then lefts with the trays and their equipment.

Police to increase patrols after used condoms found at dog park

Police to increase patrols after used condoms found at dog park

FERGUS - It appears some “disrespectful” people are cramping the style of doggy lovers at a local park. OPP officials say they will be increasing patrols at the Fergus dog park after used condoms were found in the parking lot on multiple occasions. “Apparently people are using the location for purposes other than walking their dog,” Wellington OPP spokesperson Marylou Schwindt stated in a Sept. 21 email to the Advertiser.

More charges for teacher

GUELPH - A Guelph teacher now faces a total of eight charges connected to alleged sexual assaults that took place over the last eight years.

Speeders of the Week

On Sept. 1 at about 1:30am, a Wellington County OPP officer was monitoring traffic on Highway 6 near Laird Road. Police say the officer observed a 2006 Pontiac Montana that appeared to be travelling above the posted speed limit. The vehicle was allegedly clocked on radar at about 137km/h in an 80km/h zone.

Crime of the Week

ERIN - Sometime between March 1 and June 2, acts of mischief occurred within Riverside Park at 12 Church Boulevard in the Town of Erin. Someone damaged

Worker airlifted to hospital after bus falls on his legs

FERGUS - A worker at a local business was airlifted to hospital on Tuesday after a bus fell on him.

Teen charged

MOUNT FOREST - Police have arrested two teens they say are responsible for recent thefts from vehicles and are still looking for a man who is also a suspect in the crimes.

Trailer taken

ELORA - On Aug. 30 at about 1:30pm Wellington County OPP responded to a report of a theft of a black box trailer here.

RIDE check leads to drug charges

GUELPH-ERAMOSA - On Aug. 30 at about 2:20pm officers were conducting RIDE checks on Conservation Road here.
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Vehicle set ablaze in Belwood
Theft from ATM in Erin
United Way announces $3.5-million fundraising goal
Former Erin Public School demolished
Centre Wellington town hall meeting set for Sept. 27
Police to increase patrols after used condoms found at dog park
Belwood native Ryan Laird embarks on first country music tour as headliner
More charges for teacher

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