Good work and praise goes out to the Guelph Police Services and a huge thank you to our community for the outpouring of support regarding this tragedy.
Below is the media release:
To: MEDIA RELEASE
On December 13th, 2015 at approximately 2:35 a.m. Grace Glofcheskie, was walking north on Woolwich St in the area of Edwin St. in the city of Guelph when she was struck and killed by a stolen vehicle, a 2007 Ford Escape. As a result of a series of events from this motor vehicle collision the vehicle rolled over and the responsible driver fled the scene on foot.
The Guelph Police worked diligently in their efforts to locate the responsible driver and as a result on December 15th, 2015 at 10:19 a.m. a 21 year old Guelph male was arrested at a motel in the city, for various criminal offences in relation to this case.
The male will be held in custody and will be attending to bail court to answer to the following charges;
1. Break, Enter and Theft
2. Possession of Property Obtained By Crime Over $5000
3. Criminal Negligence Causing Death
4. Dangerous Driving Causing Death
5. Flight from Police Causing Death
6. Breach of Probation
The Guelph Police would like to thank our community for their ongoing assistance in relation to this investigation. The investigation has been significant and the information provided by our community contributed to the quick and timely arrest of this male.
This investigation is still ongoing and the Guelph Police Service is requesting that anyone with information in relation to this matter is asked to contact Sergeant Tina Ryan at 519-824-1212 Ext. 7329 or anonymously at Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).