A man who had taken a taxi cab to a store on Eramosa Rd. failed to pay the fare and was arrested, Guelph Police said on Wednesday.

On Tuesday, the man went into a store after exiting the cab, later exited and ignored the driver before going into a grocery store. He left the store and continued to ignore the cab.

Police were called an found the 45-year-old man on Stevenson St. — he was brought into custody and a search revealed he stole from the grocery store.

The thrift was charged with obtaining transportation by fraud and theft under and breach probation. He has been held in custody pending a bail hearing, police said in the press release.


Impaired driver

Guelph Police went to a Silvercreek Pkwy South location to investigate the report of a possible impaired driver early on Wednesday morning.

Police located the motor vehicle in the parking lot, parked but running with a female sitting in the driver’s seat.

She appeared to be under the influence of alcohol and she failed a roadside test and was arrested. Two breath tests at the station confirmed that she had almost twice the legal limit of alcohol in her system.

The 24-year-old Oakville woman was charged with operation while impaired – blood alcohol concentration. She will appear in court on June 11, police said.


Arrested on warrants

A 20-year-old man was arrested on grounds for assault and breach of his probation but a search prior revealed the individual was carrying over 166 grams of cannabis.

Thus he was also charged with possession over 30 grams of dried cannabis under the Cannabis Act. He has been held in custody pending a bail hearing.

A Tillsonberg man, 37, arrested on a warrant for theft under and breach probation. He was held in custody pending a bail hearing.

A 28-year-old Guelph man was arrested on a warrant for possession of a firearm contrary to a prohibition order. He was also held in custody pending a bail hearing.