Press Release - Criminal Charge

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Impaired Driver


Criminal Charges

On Sunday August 20th, 2017, Midland Police Service received a complaint about a single vehicle collision in the area of Bayshore Drive and William Street. Officers attended the area and located the vehicle on the roadway with severe front end damage. Officers spoke with the driver and made a roadside screening device demand, which he failed.

Assault With A Weapon


Criminal Charges

On August 14, 2017 in the evening hours, Midland Police investigated a complaint that a woman had coffee thrown at her while was in an argument with another woman. Both were having an argument over access to an apartment complex when it escalated to the suspect throwing a cup of coffee she was holding at the other woman.

Robbery Suspect Arrested


Criminal Charges

In the early morning hours of July 30, 2017 a male wearing a dark hoodie entered a convenience store on the east side of Midland. The male, brandishing a weapon, demanded money from the clerk. An undisclosed amount of cash was taken. The clerk was not injured in the incident.

Impaired Driver


Criminal Charges

On Saturday August 12th, 2017, Midland Police conducted a traffic stop for a traffic infraction. Officers spoke with the driver, detected an odour of alcohol and formed the grounds to arrest him for impaired care/control of a motor-vehicle. The driver was transported to Midland Police Service to provide breath samples.

Assault


Criminal Charges

On August 6, 2017 in the evening hours Midland Police attended a west side boarding house after receiving a call about a disturbance. Upon arrival the officers determined there had been a physical confrontation between two tenants. After speaking with witnesses it was learned that one tenant had returned home after being out drinking.

Domestic Assault & Uttering Death Threats


Criminal Charges

On the 29 July 2017 at approximately 3:00 pm, Midland Police responded to a Domestic Assault call at an intersection located on the west side of Midland.

Repeat Shoplifter Charged


Criminal Charges

On the 29 July 2017 at approximately 8:30 am, Midland Police responded to a shoplifting call at a business located on the west side of Midland. The investigation revealed the female suspect removed a quantity of items from the store and made no attempt to pay for them.

Fail To Comply With Recognizance


Criminal Charges

On July 29, 2017 Midland Police attended a west end plaza in regards to a suspicious vehicle. The officer spoke with a man and woman located in the vehicle. Further investigation revealed the man was currently on a number of domestic related charges in which, the woman was the victim. The suspect was on conditions to be in his residence at all times and was not to be in contact with the woman.

Robbery & Assault Causing Bodily Harm


Criminal Charges

On July 26 Midland Police commenced an investigation into a possible elder abuse case which occurred on July 10, 2017. The investigation revealed that the son of the victim attended her residence on July 10, 2017 and demanded she turn over the keys to her car. When she refused she was pushed against a wall, which caused her to fall to the ground. Once on the ground she was struck about the face.