During the period of June 19 2016 to June 26 2016 members of the West Grey Police Service responded to 77 calls for service.
-POLICE responded to 4 motor vehicle collisions during that time period with no injuries being reported. Drivers are reminded to watch out wildlife on the roadway. Hitting even a small animal such as a raccoon or porcupine can cause extensive damage to a vehicle.
-POLICE have laid a number of charges for driving while suspended pursuant to the Highway Traffic Act. The motoring public is cautioned that if you receive a traffic citation [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”][“ticket”] or a summons to appear in court and neglect to pay it or fail to appear in court; your driver’s licence will be suspended and a warrant may be issued for your arrest. When caught driving with a suspended licence drivers face arrest, charges and a further court appearance.
On June 19 2016 POLICE were called to attend a residence regarding a family disturbance. A male party was removed from his parent’s home and cautioned not to return as he was no longer welcome to reside there.
On June 20 2016 during the early evening hours POLICE were called to a road in the Glenelg Tp. area regarding the sighting of a black bear. POLICE would like to remind the public that POLICE will always respond to a bear call if there is an immediate threat to the public. POLICE or MNRF Conservation Officers do not need to be called because a bear is sighted simply going about its business. For more information on Black bears the public can contact the MNRF “bear wise” hotline at 1-800-514-2327
On June 21 2016 during the morning POLICE were called to the Elmwood area regarding a suspicious male looking into vehicles and checking for unlocked doors. The male was scared off by an alert member of the public. Theft from motors vehicles is a “crime of opportunity” associated with the active drug sub-culture in Grey County.
On June 21 2016 POLICE were called to West Grey residence to investigate a report of a break and enter. A thief had entered a shed on the property and stolen a number of items including a compound bow and a chainsaw. The items stolen were valued at over $1500.00. The POLICE investigation is ongoing.
On June 22 2016 POLICE were called to a residence in Ayton regarding the theft of a lawn mower battery and a roll of copper wire valued at over $150.00. The public should be alert to the fact that given the high price paid for these types of items at scrap metal dealers they remain a hot commodity to thieves in Grey County.
On June 23 2016 in the early evening POLICE were called to a disturbance at a residence in Durham. POLICE found that one of the females involved in the disturbance had active warrants for her arrest. The female was wanted by a number of POLICE agencies in Grey and Bruce counties for a myriad of offences. The female was arrested and held for a bail hearing.[/fusion_builder_column][/fusion_builder_row][/fusion_builder_container]