February 9th 2018 – February 16th 2018
Between the 9th and the 16th of February 2018, The West Grey Police Service responded to 60 calls for service.
On the 9th day of February 2018, Police received information of damage that had been caused to a vehicle in the area of Garafraxa Street in Durham. Police investigated the incident and subsequently arrested Don Dufour for one count of Mischief. Dufour was transported to the West Grey Police Detachment where he was processed and released by way of Promise to Appear. Dufour will appear at the Walkerton Courthouse to answer to the charge.
Major Motor Vehicle Collision
In the early afternoon hours of February 13th 2018, West Grey Police officers were dispatched to attend the intersection of Grey 4 and Grey Road 23 where a Major Collision had occurred. Investigation revealed that a cube van had been travelling South Bound on Grey Road 23 and failed to stop at a stop sign. The cube van drove into the intersection colliding into the front of a precast transport truck that had been travelling Eastbound on Grey Road 4. Emergency responders quickly attended the scene and closed the roadways leading to the intersection.
As a result of the collision the driver of the transport truck was left with serious but non-life threatening injuries and was airlifted by Ornge to a Toronto Hospital. The driver of the cube van sustained minor injuries. This investigation is on-going and charges are pending. Anyone with information related to this collision is asked to contact the West Grey Police Service at 519-369-3046.
Theft from a Motor Vehicle
On the 8th day of February, 2018, Police were dispatched to attend the Allan Park Conservation area where several items had been stolen from an unlocked vehicle. The victim reported that an undisclosed amount of money had been stolen along with identification cards and her Black Moto G4 cellular phone. The investigation is ongoing and anyone with information is being asked to call West Grey Police at 519-369-3046 or contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477)
Motor vehicle collisions
In the past eight days, seven motor vehicle collisions were reported to Police resulting in multiple charges and several injuries. The West Grey Police Service remains committed to road safety through prevention, education and enforcement initiatives. Police are reminding the public to be mindful of the road conditions and to drive to your abilities and the weather. Updated road conditions can be found at https://roads.grey.ca/ or by calling the MTO toll free by dialing 511.