During the period of April 23 2016 to April 30 2016 members of the West Grey Police Service responded to 65 calls for service.
-Police responded to 7 motor vehicle collisions during that time period with minor injuries being reported. Drivers are reminded that during the spring months the bright sunshine can have an effect on visibility when making a turn. Take the time to be SURE the roadway is clear before making a turn.
On Sunday April 24 2016 at 22:30 POLICE responded to a complaint of a suspicious person who was sleeping in the dog wash at the Mt. Forest car wash. POLICE interdicted and identified a male from the Fergus area who was warned not to return to the car wash.
On April 25 2016 POLICE received another call regarding the “Canada Revenue Agency” [fusion_builder_container hundred_percent=”yes” overflow=”visible”][fusion_builder_row][fusion_builder_column type=”1_1″ background_position=”left top” background_color=”” border_size=”” border_color=”” border_style=”solid” spacing=”yes” background_image=”” background_repeat=”no-repeat” padding=”” margin_top=”0px” margin_bottom=”0px” class=”” id=”” animation_type=”” animation_speed=”0.3″ animation_direction=”left” hide_on_mobile=”no” center_content=”no” min_height=”none”][CRA] scam. A local resident received a call from an individual identifying themselves as an official with the CRA indicating that the resident owed thousands of dollars to the CRA. POLICE would like to remind the public that if you receive a similar type call simply hang up. You need only contact police if you have lost money to the scam. More information is available online at the Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre web-site.
On April 25 2016 an alert citizen contacted POLICE to report finding a large quantity of undelivered stolen mail from the Southern Ontario area. POLICE were able to recover the mail and in co-operation with the local Canada Post Master the mail will be turn over to Canada Post Corporate Security and will ultimately be delivered to its proper owners.
On April 26 2016 POLICE were called to a residence regarding a Break and Enter in progress. A male party forcibly entered a residence before fleeing the scene in a Taxi. The wanted male party was later arrested for an offence in Hanover by members of the Hanover Police Service. West Grey Police attended and took custody of the male.
On April 26 2016 POLICE were called to the Top End restaurant in Neustadt which was engulfed in flames. POLICE investigators remained on scene and assisted officials from the Ontario Fire Marshalls Office.
On Thursday April 28 2016 POLICE acting on information from the probation and parole office conducted an investigation into a report of domestic violence. As a result a male party was arrested and held for a bail hearing. The male is charged with several Criminal Code offences.
On Saturday April 30 2016 POLICE were called to a residence to investigate a complaint of a youth who was currently on criminal charges violating his form of release by being late for his curfew. As a result a young offender was arrested and held for a bail hearing. The youth was further charged with an additional criminal offence.
-Police have conducted a number of fish and wild inspections on anglers and hunters in the Municipality of West Grey. All persons were found to compliance with the Fish Wildlife Conservation Act [FWCA] and The Firearms Act. Police would like to remind the public that pursuant to the FWCA a Police Officer is considered a “Conservation Officer” and as such has all of the powers of a Conservation Officer to conduct checks carry out Inspections and/or lay charges.