During the period of Oct 22 2017 to Oct 29 2017 members of the West Grey Police Service responded to 69 calls for service.
POLICE investigated 11 motor vehicle collisions with only minor injuries being reported. Several drivers were charged with Highway Traffic Act offences. A large number of the collisions were Car/Deer accidents. It is the time of year that deer are on the move during the early morning and evening. It is rarely the deer that you “see” that hits your car.
POLICE continue to conduct compliance checks of individuals residing in West Grey who are currently on bail for criminal offences and have been released into the community. All individuals checked were found to be in compliance with the conditions of their release.
POLICE are investigating a rash of thefts from unlocked vehicles in the Elmwood area. During the overnight hours of October 25 6 unlocked vehicles were entered and a variety of items including cash and credit cards were stolen. The vehicles were all left unlocked making them easy, inviting targets for the thieves.
POLICE and MNRF Conservation Officers continue to work together on a hunting complaints. On October 29 a male party was the subject of a traffic stop by Conservation Officers and found to be impaired. The West Grey Police continued the arrest resulting in impaired driving charges, Liquor Licence Act charges, a vehicle impoundment and a drivers licence suspension.
Author: Sgt. Mark McComb