Crime Alerts - UPDATED APRIL 2, 2013
April 2, 2013 - Waterloo Regional Police Seeking Public Assistance - WATERLOO Campus
Waterloo Regional Police Detectives at North Division are seeking the assistance of the public in identifying the subjects of the following photo in relation to an investigation on Ezra St on March 17th, 2013. Anyone with information is asked to contact the investigating officers, Detective Vankalsbeek or Cst A. Perrin, or contact Waterloo Regional Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS.
March 11, 2013 - Waterloo Regional Police Seeking Public Assistance (Assault) - WATERLOO Campus
At 3:01 AM, Saturday March 9th, 2013, a 20 year old Toronto man visiting Waterloo called police after being assaulted in the vicinity of UW Place, a student residential complex at 102 Seagram Drive, Waterloo.
The victim had attended the University Of Waterloo Tamil Association Formal at the St. George Banquet Hall in Waterloo.
The victim left the hall at approximately 1:40 AM with friends and shortly before 3:00 AM, arrived at a student residence at or near UW Place on Seagram Drive.
The victim was then assaulted in the parking lot of the residence by three non-white males. The victim attempted to flee his attackers and was chased onto Seagram Drive where the attack continued. At the end of the assault the victim was able to run into the parking lot area at UW Place where he called police.
The victim was admitted into hospital where he received treatment for serious but non-life threating injuries.
Police are seeking information from the public concerning this incident. Anyone with are asked to call North Division Detectives at 519-653-7700, Ext. 6399 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).
February 25, 2013 - Waterloo Regional Police Seeking Public Assistance - WATERLOO Campus
Media Summary : Waterloo Regional Police continue to investigate reports of suspicious activity involving an unidentified male in the university district of Waterloo.
The male is described as 30-40 years of age, with possibly tanned skin, bald or shaved head, approximately 6 feet tall with a muscular build. A suspect photo can be viewed here.
The male was observed on one occasion in September 2012 and several times in December 2012 and January 2013 in the Noecker Street area. In these instances, the male was seen trying to look through the window into the interior of a residence.
Police are reminding the public to be vigilant of their surroundings and using customary safety measures such as locking residence doors and windows, and using exterior lights.
Anyone with information in relation to these occurrences is asked to contact North Division at 519-650-8500 x 6399 or Crime Stoppers 1 800 222 8477.
Media Summary :
Waterloo Regional Police continue to investigate reports of suspicious activity involving an unidentified male in the university district of Waterloo.
January 17, 2013 - Waterloo Regional Police Seeking Public Assistance - WATERLOO Campus
On January 9, 2013 at approximately 11:00 p.m., a female Waterloo resident was walking in the area of King Street North and Columbia Street East when an unknown male grabbed her face and demanded her purse. The male looked through her purse but did not take anything.
The subject then fled running westbound on Columbia Street. Police checked the area however the male suspect was not located.
Male described as: White 5'10", fair complexion, wearing a puffy winter jacket, dark jeans and golves, with crooked teeth.
Anyone with information about this incident is encouraged to call North Division Detectives at 519-650-8500 ext 6399 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS
October 18, 2012 - Waterloo Regional Police Seeking Public Assistance - WATERLOO Campus
Waterloo Regional Police investigators are releasing the attached security camera images and information along with an appeal to the public for information. The images can be viewed here.
On September 18, 2012, at approximately 8:05 p.m., two males were observed entering a student apartment building on University Avenue East in Waterloo.
The males entered an unlocked door and took a laptop while the student was inside the residence.
At approximately 9:30 p.m., the same two males were seen entering another student apartment building on King Street North in Waterloo.
The two suspects entered another unlocked door while the student was at home. The student heard a noise and saw the suspects attempting to take his laptop.. The suspects dropped the computer and fled the scene.
It was later learned that the suspects had taken another student laptop from the same residence. Additional similar incidents are also being investigated in the London area.
The suspects are described as follows:
1) male, tan skin, early 20's, average build, dark short hair, wearing grey hooded sweatshirt, black track pants with three white stripes down the leg;
2) male, white, possibly Middle Eastern, early 20's, dark medium length hair, medium build, wearing an Ottawa Senators shirt, dark colored jeans, and carrying a black backpack.
The suspects were captured on video surveillance and investigators are requesting the public's assistance in identifying them.
Anyone with information is asked to contact North Division Detectives at Ext 6338 or Crime Stoppers at 1 800 222 TIPS or www.waterloocrimestoppers.ca.
September 18, 2012 - Waterloo Regional Police Warning - Drink Tampering
Please follow this link to a warning from the Waterloo Regional Police Service regarding drink tampering. Media Release
September 10, 2012 - Sexual Assault
Incident # 12-212691 Type : Sex Offence
KING AND WEBER, WATERLOO ON CANADA (AREA: WN
Waterloo Regional Police are investigating a report of a sexual assault in Waterloo.
A 17 year old female reported she was walking in the area of King and Weber Streets Waterloo at approximately 11:30 p.m. on Saturday September 8, 2012.
The female reports she was knocked to the ground by an unknown male who attempted to sexually assault her. The female resisted and the male fled on foot. The complainant did not require medical attention.
No suspect description is presently available.
Anyone who may have information about this incident is asked to call Waterloo Regional Police Service Major Case Branch extension 8639 or Crime Stoppers 1 800 222 8477.
Waterloo Regional Police Service would like to remind all residents to make personal safety a priority and offer tips on our website at http://www.wrps.on.ca/stay-safe/your-personal-safety.
July 25, 2012 - Bicycle Thefts
Special Constable Service would like to warn the Laurier community that we have been experiencing a significant increase in bike thefts from campus. Laurier has recently installed a secure bike storage facility near MacDonald House residence. If you would like to rent space in this facility please contact Parking & Transportation Resources for more information.
February 10, 2012 - Safety Notice and Tips
Due to a recent rash of criminal activity in the area of the University Waterloo Regional Police have sent out the following safety tip sheet to all students on the Waterloo Campus. If you have any questions or concerns please contact the Waterloo Regional Police at 519-653-7700 or Special Constable Service at 519-885-3333. Special Constable Service reminds you to always use Foot Patrol or walk in groups. Please also only wear one ear bud if walking to and from campus so that you may hear your surroundings.
To view the Safety Tips please click here.
February 10, 2012 - Robbery Waterloo Campus -
SUSPECTS ARRESTED and CHARGED MARCH 11/12
Waterloo Regional Police are investigating 2 separate robberies that happened overnight in the University area. Please see the Major Incident Summary below for further details. Special Constable Service encourages all members of the Laurier community not to walk alone and use the services of foot patrol or walk in groups.
|Incident # 12-032614||Type : Robbery||
|UNIVERSITY AV W / ALBERT ST, WATERLOO|
|At approximately 3:45am on Friday February 10th, 2012, a 20 year Waterloo male was the victim of a robbery in the area of University Avenue West and Albert Street, Waterloo.
The male suspect approached the victim, produced a handgun and robbed the victim of personal items.
The victim suffered minor injuries, which did not require medical treatment.
The suspect is described as male, 5'10" with a slim build wearing all dark clothing and black gloves.
Police are requesting anyone with information regarding this incident to contact Waterloo Regional Police at (519) 653-7700 Ext 3399 or call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS.
|Incident # 12-032602||Type : Robbery||
|HAZEL ST., WATERLOO|
|On Friday February 10, 2012 at approximately 3:05am, 20 year old Waterloo male was walking in the area of Hazel St and Hickory St, Waterloo.
Two males approached the victim and produced a handgun and robbed the victim of some personal items.
Once the victim had turned over his property he was allowed to leave and received no injuries as a result of the robbery.
Suspect #1 described as a male 6' - 6'1"wearing all black clothing including gloves with a black toque with a white pom pom on top of it pulled down over his face.
Suspect #2 described as male, 5'10" with a slim build wearing all dark clothing and black gloves and a black toque pulled down over his face.
Police are requesting anyone with information regarding this incident or any other to contact police at 519-653-7700 (ext.3399) or call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS.
January 9, 2012 - Waterloo Campus
|Incident # 12-004542||Type : Robbery||
|HICKORY ST. W., WATERLOO ON (AREA: WN|
|On January 7, 2012 at approximately 1:30 am, a 22 year old male was approached by 3 unknown suspects on Hickory Street West near Albert Street in the City of Waterloo. One suspect brandished an object described as a handgun and demanded the victim empty his pockets.
The victim was not carrying anything of value and the 3 suspects fled the area in an older small SUV, silver in colour. The SUV was last seen northbound on Albert Street towards Columbia Street West.
Police are asking anyone in the area with information regarding this incident to call (519) 650-8500 x3399 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477)
Special Constable Service would like to remind all members of the Laurier community to take precautions when walking to and from campus. Please do not walk alone and if needed please use the free services of Foot Patrol during their business hours. If you see anything suspicious please contact Special Constable Service immediately at 519-885-3333 or at ext. 3333.