Deceased Dog Found In Park

A St. Thomas resident contacted  police after locating a suspicious box while out for a hike in Athletic Park on Wednesday September 13th around 3pm.  The hiker was just north of the pathway that leads from the east side of the park to Hiawatha Street when they came across a large square object that was emitting a foul odour.  Police were contacted and discovered the remains of a deceased dog inside.  Officers believe the dog to be a mid sized, light coloured breed however the remains were quite decomposed.  The incident is under investigation and police are asking the public for assistance.  If you have any information please call STPS at 519-631-1224 or or call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS or

St. Thomas cemetery targeted by vandals

St. Thomas police are looking for leads regarding a case of mischief at a local cemetery.

Police report that sometime between 2-3 p.m. on July 13, unknown suspects sporadically knocked over approximately 25 monuments and a concrete bench at the cemetery located on West Avenue.

Cemetery management have estimated the cost of repairs at $1 500.00.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact the St. Thomas Police Service at 519-631-1224 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS.


Police are looking to identify the person who stole a licence plate off a trailer.

An alert citizen caught the man taking the plate from a trailer parked near Alma and Edward St on June 27th. The suspect could be seen riding away on his bike.

The licence plate # is: L2662M.

Anyone with information is asked to contact St. Thomas Police or Crime Stoppers.

Playground Arson at Park

St. Thomas Police are searching for those involved in setting some playground equipment on fire.

A slide at a park on Burwell Road was set ablaze Monday night.

Police are asking anyone who has information on this incident or noticed suspicious activity at the park on Monday night to come forward. You can contact St. Thomas Police at 519-631-1364 or Crime Stoppers.