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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
Sep
07
Assistance in locating dangerous male in Waterloo
 
The Waterloo Regional Police Service is asking for the communities assistance in locating Joshua Cowell, born June 17, 1977. Joshua Cowell was last seen today at approximately 5:30 p.m. in Waterloo. Joshua Cowell is considered dangerous and should not be approached. His parole has been revoked. Anyone observing Cowell is asked to call 911 immediately. Cowell is described as white, 5’11, 180 lbs., red hair, tattoos on his left and right arms and his neck. There is no clothing description. [ more ]
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Sep
06
Waterloo Regional Police Investigate Spree of Break and Enters to Student Housing
 
Waterloo Region, Ontario – Waterloo Regional Police are investigating numerous break and enters to student housing buildings in Waterloo that occurred sometime overnight on August 20, 2017. Five student-occupied buildings in the area of Hickory Street, King Street North and Spruce Street were targeted, with more than 30 units entered. Electronic items, including laptops, phones and video game stations, were stolen. All of the rooms entered were left unlocked. [ more ]
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Sep
01
Police investigate altercation resulting in death of male in Kitchener
 
Police investigate altercation resulting in death of male in Kitchener
 
Waterloo Region, Ontario –  The Waterloo Regional Police are currently investigating an altercation resulting in the death of a Kitchener male. The incident occurred at approximately 11:30 p.m., August 31, 2017 on Chandler Drive, Kitchener.
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Aug
28
Police Investigate Altercation Resulting in Death of Male in Kitchener
 
For Immediate Release: August 27, 2017 Waterloo Region, Ontario – The Waterloo Regional Police are currently investigating an altercation between two men, resulting in the death of a male. The incident occurred today on Mooregate Crescent, Kitchener at approximately 4:45 p.m. The male was transported to a local hospital where he was pronounced deceased. Investigators from Major Crime, General Investigations, Forensic Identification and Special Response Officers are in the preliminary stages of this investigation. [ more ]
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Aug
28
Police Remind Residents of the Importance of School Safety
 
Waterloo Region, Ontario – Waterloo Regional Police want to remind the community to make safety a top priority as kids and students head back to the classroom. Elementary and high school students, as well as teachers, will start a new academic year on September 5, 2017, and all drivers are reminded to watch out for children walking and biking to school. Drivers are also reminded of their obligation to stop in both directions for school buses when they see overhead red warning signals and a flashing stop sign. [ more ]
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Aug
25
Police identify man wanted in connection to suspicious death
 
The Waterloo Regional Police Service is requesting the public’s assistance in locating John Darren McCluskey, 47 years, of Cambridge, who is currently wanted on a warrant. 
 
Police allege that McCluskey committed an Indignity to a Body in relation to the found human remains of Christopher Deweese located in North Dumfries Township on July 12, 2017. 
 
McCluskey is considered violent and should not be approached.
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Aug
24
Waterloo Regional Police Officer Set to Ride Across Canada to Raise Funds for St. Mary’s General Hospital
 
Waterloo Region, Ontario – On August 26, 2017, Waterloo Regional Police Sergeant Peter Viol will begin a 4,300-kilometre trek across Canada to raise funds for the Regional Cardiac Care Centre at St. Mary’s General Hospital. The self-supported Heartbeat Tour will see Sergeant Viol cycle from Vancouver to Waterloo Region, a ride to commemorate the passing of his late wife, Monique, who died from complications following a heart transplant in 1983. She was 20 years old. [ more ]
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Aug
22
Waterloo Regional Police Arrest Kitchener Male in Connection to Sexual Assaults
 
Waterloo Region, Ontario – Waterloo Regional Police have arrested a 19-year-old Kitchener man in connection to a series of sexual assaults that date back to June, 2016. The male was arrested on May 31, 2017, in connection to an alleged sexual assault that occurred in the area of Conestoga Mall in Waterloo at 11:30 p.m. on May 27, 2017. A teenaged female was walking through the parking lot of the mall after getting off a Grand River Transit bus when she was approached by an unknown male and sexually assaulted. [ more ]
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News & Events  From Waterloo Crime Stoppers
May
4
Gas Station Breakin Suspects
 
https://twitter.com/WRPSToday/status/860178956527566848

Do you recognize these two suspects?  Call us at 1-800-222-TIPS
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Apr
9
4th Annual Putting Crime in the Penalty Box
 
The 4th Annual Putting Crime in the Penalty Box event will be held on April 9th, 9:00 am - 3:30 pm, at the Woolwich Memorial Centre located at 24 Snyder St S, Elmira ON. This is a FREE family event.
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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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