On December 16, 2019 shortly after 5:00 a.m. police received a complaint of a suspicious person in the back yard of a residence in the center of the city. The home owner was awakened by a 36 year old male that was yelling saying he was trapped in a tree as the complainant’s dogs had chased when he was in the back yard. The male climbed the tree to escape the dogs. The male was then arrested as he had warrants for his arrest from the Ontario Provincial Police.
On the 16th of December at 12:00 p.m. police were dispatched to the Dollarama on Parkedale Ave. in response to a 31 year old female that was reported to have been shoplifting and fled the location. A description of the suspect was provided to police who located the female a short distance away. She was arrested for the offence of theft. A search incident to arrest led to the discovery of methamphetamine. She was also on a recognizance of bail from previous charges. She was charged with theft, possession of a controlled substance and failing to comply with her recognizance of bail. She was held in custody pending a bail hearing.