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What is Waterloo Regional Crime Stoppers?
  • A not-for-profit community-based charity that brings together the cooperative efforts of the police, the media and the community in the fight against crime
     
  • Financed through personal, corporate & service club donations
     
  • Encourages the public to submit tips on crimes that have been committed, are being committed or are about to be committed
     
  • Pays up to $2000 per successful arrest
     
  • Will NOT ask for your name, phone number, address and will NOT ask you to appear in court

Latest News  From Waterloo Regional Police Services
Feb
15
Waterloo Regional Police Continue to Investigate Fatal Hit-and-Run
 
Waterloo Region, Ontario – The Waterloo Regional Police Service is continuing to investigate a fatal hit-and-run that occurred in Cambridge on November 26, 2016. Joseph Robert Paul Lalonde, 49, (known as Paul Lalonde) from Cambridge, was walking southbound across Cedar Street when he was struck by a full-sized, white Ford pickup truck. [ more ]
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Feb
09
WRPS to create task force to address unfounded sexual assault investigations
 
February 9, 2017
 
To victims of sexual assault, and to our community, 
 
Earlier this week, The Globe and Mail published a report highlighting the under reporting of sexual violence as well as the rate of unfounded sexual assault investigations across Canada.
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Feb
02
Waterloo Regional Police Investigate Several Residential Break and Enters
 
Waterloo Region, Ontario – The Waterloo Regional Police Service’s Break, Enter and Auto Theft (BEAT) team are investigating several overnight residential break and enters that have occurred throughout the region while homeowners were asleep. [ more ]
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Jan
25
Waterloo Regional Police Part of Joint Investigation Involving String of Vehicle Thefts
 
Waterloo Region, Ontario – In August 2016, Waterloo Regional Police Service’s Break, Enter and Auto Theft team (BEAT), together with the Insurance Bureau of Canada auto theft investigators and the Toronto Police Service’s Auto Squad, commenced an investigation into thefts of several vehicles throughout Central and Southern Ontario. These included thefts of vehicles from dealerships. Investigators with the Insurance Bureau of Canada were able to identity several newly registered vehicles that matched the descriptions of these stolen vehicles. [ more ]
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Jan
24
Waterloo Regional Police Release Re-Enactment Video of Fatal Hit-and-Run
 
Waterloo Region, Ontario – The Waterloo Regional Police Service is continuing to investigate a fatal hit-and-run that occurred in Cambridge on November 26, 2016. Joseph Robert Paul Lalonde, 49, (known as Paul Lalonde) from Cambridge, was walking southbound across Cedar Street when he was struck by a full-sized, white Ford pickup truck. He then came in contact with another vehicle traveling east along Cedar Street and in the left turn lane attempting to enter the Westgate Plaza, located at 130 Cedar Street. He was pronounced dead at the scene. [ more ]
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Jan
23
Public Safety Alert Issued Concerning Escaped Inmate
 
Waterloo Region, Ontario – Waterloo Regional Police are joining other police services across Ontario in issuing a community alert concerning a search for Federal Inmate David Maracle. While there is no information to indicate Maracle is in the Waterloo Region area, an alert is being issued as a public safety concern. Maracle walked away from the Henry Trail Correctional Facility, located at 1453 Bath Road in Kingston, at 8 p.m. on January 22, 2017. [ more ]
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Jan
19
WRPS officer charged in off-duty incident
 
Waterloo Region, Ontario – London Police Service investigators have charged a seventeen year member of the Waterloo Regional Police Service in connection with an investigation into an off-duty matter. The allegations came to the attention of Waterloo Regional Police Service in late 2016. The member, a patrol officer assigned to North Division, has been charged with 6 counts of Assault, 1 count of Assault with a Weapon and 1 count of Sexual Assault. The alleged incidents occurred between May 2013 and March 2015. [ more ]
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Dec
16
Waterloo Regional Police welcome twelve new officers
 
Chief Bryan Larkin and Police Services Board Chair Tom Galloway will present twelve new Constables with their police badges today as they officially welcome the new officers to the ranks of the Waterloo Regional Police Service. [ more ]
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News & Events  From Waterloo Crime Stoppers
Dec
9
Can You ID This Person?
 

WRPS are looking for anyone who can help identify the pictured male. The male is sought in connection with the fatal hit and run in Cambridge on November 26. If he looks familiar please call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS and remain anonymous.

Incident: On November 26, 2016 at 6 p.m., a 49-year-old Cambridge man was walking south bound across Cedar Street when he was struck by a full-sized, white Ford pick-up truck. The pedestrian was then hit by another vehicle that was traveling east along Cedar Street and was in the left turn lane attempting to enter the Westgate Plaza, located at 130 Cedar Street. The pedestrian was pronounced dead at the scene by the Regional Coroner. The white Ford pick-up truck failed to remain at the scene and was last observed traveling west along Cedar Street. The vehicle is described as a white Ford F-250 super duty pick-up truck with a white cap on the back. The truck will have damage to the drivers side grill, lights and mirror. Any witnesses to this incident or anyone with information is asked to call Waterloo Regional Police Services Traffic Services Unit at 519-653-7700 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

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Sep
13
WRPS Need Your Help! Sex Offense in Cambridge
 
Incident #: WA16199147
Location: LANGS DR, CAMBRIDGE, ON Canada
On Friday, September 9, 2016 at approximately 11:30 p.m., a 20 year old Cambridge woman was assaulted by an unknown male while walking on Langs Drive in Cambridge. The suspect approached her from behind and pulled her to the ground. The victim was able to get away from the suspect and witnesses in the area came to her assistance. The suspect fled the area on foot. The victim was transported to hospital and treated for minor physical injuries sustained to her face.
The suspect is described as a white male (possibly darker skin), partially bald/partially shaved head, round face, 55 – 5’10", muscular/stocky build, 32-36 years of age. He was wearing shorts and a blue sleeveless shirt. Waterloo Regional Police Service is continuing to investigate this incident and are requesting the assistance from the public.
Call 1-800-222-TIPS anonymously if you have any information that will help identify the offender or if you saw or heard anything that may otherwise help.

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