Media Release

March 13th to 20th 2018

Between March 13th and 20th, the West Grey Police Service responded to 75 calls for service.

Administrative

The West Grey Police Administration Office will be closed Thursday March 22, 2018 and Friday March 23, 2018, re-opening at 08:30a.m on Monday March 26, 2018. We apologize for any inconvenience. If you have an emergency call 911. If you require police call 519-371-6911 and speak to one of our dispatchers. For any administrative assistance please call 519-369-3046 and your call will be answered on March 26, 2018.

Theft

Sometime during the evening of the 17th to 18th of March 2018 an unknown person(s) stole the stop sign for Southbound Concession 2 and Southgate-Glenelg Town Line in West Grey. The person(s) pushed the sign over using a motor vehicle bending the sign low enough to remove it. Crimes like this cause a hazard to public safety and Police are requesting the public’s assistance in identifying the thief. Anyone with information is being asked to call Police at 519-371-6911 or call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

Vehicles for Tender (two)

Two 2016 Ford Taurus with less than 200,000 kms used as police cruisers are for sale by the Municipality of West Grey and are available for tender. The two highest bids will be accepted and the presenters of these bids will be notified. Please note there is a reserved bid of $5,000.00 on each vehicle. Tenders will be accepted until the 6th day of April 2018. Vehicles can be viewed at the West Grey Police Station in Durham on April 3rd 2018 between 4:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m. The Municipality will accept certified cheques or bank drafts payable to the Municipality of West Grey as payment. Sealed tenders addressed to:

Sgt. Jeremy White

West Grey Police Service

153 George St W

PO Box 676

Durham ON

Assault with a Weapon / Mischief

On Saturday, March 17 2018, Police were advised to attend the Normanby area in West Grey for an unwanted male that was on cocaine and being assaultive. Investigation revealed that there is reasonable grounds to believe that the accused struck the victim in the face with a glass bottle and smashed a window. Subsequent to Police investigation a 48 year old Mildmay man was arrested for one count of Assault with a Weapon and one count of Mischief. The man was held for bail court where he was

released on conditions by way of Recognizance and was issued a court date where he will answer to the charges at the Walkerton Courthouse.

Break and Enter

Between the 14th and 17th day of March, a break and enter occurred on Albert Street in Ayton. The suspect(s) entered the dwellings garage and stole a tackle bag along with various fishing lures, a Debbie Travis vanity light which was brown in colour with frosted glass, and a Camouflage FRX motocross helmet which had a broken mouth piece. Suspects also stole a 946ML bottle of Amsoil ATV oil, a red Garrison Kitchen small fire extinguisher and a green deer camera with a memory card. The total value of the stolen items is $695. This investigation is ongoing and the public is asked to contact West Grey Police 519-371-6911 or call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 with any information.