February 17th 2018 – February 24th 2018
Between the 17th and the 24th day of February 2018, the West Grey Police Service responded to 61 calls for service.
On the 21st day of February, 2018 in the early morning hours, suspects broke into a utility trailer which had been parked in a Bentick Township parking lot. Suspects managed to steal a HJC full face All-Terrain Vehicle helmet that was black in color, two red 20 Liter gas cans of Torch Fuel (3 parts diesel and 1 part gasoline) and a bag of 12 inch green zip ties for a combined estimated value of just over $200 dollars. Suspects fled the area and headed Eastbound on an ATV. The investigation is ongoing and Police are requesting for anyone who has any information to please call the West Grey Police at 519-369-3046 or contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477)
Due to the recent mild weather, the Municipality of West Grey is asking for commuters to use extra caution when travelling on West Grey roads and to drive accordingly. Grading operations have been delayed until weather conditions improve and multiple roadways have had to be closed due to flooding. Visit www.westgrey.com/news.cfm for the most up to date road closure notices or visit www.roads.grey.ca for updated road conditions maps and cameras.
On the 9th day of February, 2018, a male attended the West Grey Police Station to report that he had just been threatened with a knife and that the accused had struck him with her vehicle. Through investigation, Police obtained reasonable and probable grounds that an Assault with a Weapon had occurred and that the weapon was in the suspect’s possession for a dangerous purpose. Further, Police were given reasonable and probable grounds to believe that the suspect did operate a motor vehicle in a dangerous manor. Subsequent to Police investigation, a twenty three year old Durham female was arrested and charged for the offences. The female was processed and was held for bail court where she was later released by way of Recognizance. The accused is set to appear before the Walkerton Court to answer to the charges.
Theft of Snowmobile
On the 13th day of February 2018, Police were advised that a 2016 Ski Doo had been stolen from a residence in the Normanby Township area. Police attended the complainant’s residence and after investigating the theft, Police were able to identify who had the stolen Ski Doo. Subsequent to the investigation, a young male from the Minto township area was arrested and charged with being in possession of property obtained by crime over five thousand dollars. The accused and will appear at the Walkerton Courthouse to answer to the charge.