Police Report: St. Thomas police seek stabbing suspect

St. Thomas police are seeking a 54-year-old suspect after a stabbing just after midnight Saturday left one person in hospital with multiple wounds.

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Officers responded to a disturbance near Scott and Hamilton streets in St. Thomas just after midnight on Saturday and found a person with several stab wounds. The investigation revealed the suspect and victim knew each other, police said.

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The victim was rushed to a St. Thomas hospital with serious but non-life threatening injuries.

St. Thomas police on Saturday announced Jeff Church, 54, of St. Thomas has been charged by way of warrant with aggravated assault with a weapon.

Police are asking anyone with information about Church’s whereabouts to contact them at 519-631-1224 or submit an anonymous tip through Crime Stoppers.

There is no threat to public safety, St. Thomas police said, but are asking the public to not approach Church and to call police immediately.

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Man’s nose bitten during argument, woman charged

An Aylmer woman was charged after a man’s nose was bitten during a Valentine’s Day argument, Aylmer police said.

A man and a woman were arguing at about 2 am on Feb. 14 when the woman bit the man’s nose, police said Monday.

The man required treatment in hospital for his injury.

A 37-year-old Aylmer woman was arrested and later released from custody. She’s scheduled to appear in a St. Thomas court next month, police said.

Man charged with impaired driving

A man faces drunk driving charges after a driver was found to be nearly two-and-a-half times the legal limit for alcohol, Aylmer police said.

An Aylmer police officer conducting speed enforcement stopped a driver on John Street South at about 7:15 pm Monday.

The officer smelled alcohol on the driver and administered a roadside screening test for impairment that the driver failed, police said.

The driver was arrested and brought to the police station where a breathalyzer was administered and found the driver to be nearly two-and-a-half times over the legal limit of 0.08 blood alcohol concentration, police said.

A man was charged with impaired driving, police said. His vehicle was impounded for two weeks and his license suspended for 90 days.

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