Media Release August 8th to August 15th 2018
Between the 8th and 15th of August 2018, the West Grey Police Service responded to 100 calls for service.
On Tuesday, August 7, 2018 at approximately 2:43pm, police responded to a call for service in the area of Baseline Road and Grey Road 4 regarding a Mischief that had been done to a Bell radio tower. Upon arrival, the complainant explained that his internet had not been working and when he inspected the Bell internet and phone box, he noted that it had been damaged with what appears to have been a sharp instrument. Police are asking that anyone who may have information related to this damage to contact the West Grey Police Service at 519-371-6911 or to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 to remain anonymous.
On the 14th day of August 2018 at approximately 11:11pm, Police received a call from a concerned citizen reporting loud screaming coming from apartments above a store on Garafraxa Street. Police arrived on scene to find a slumber party of six, eight year old girls who had been helping their parents fight off a batt that had flew into their home. The home owner was successfully able to get the batt out of the home without harming it. West Grey Police encourages our community to report anytime they believe that someone may be in distress and are always glad when the situation proves otherwise.
On the 8th of August Police received a call for service regarding a theft from an unlocked vehicle. The complainant reports that on Tuesday, August 07, 2018 at approximately 7:00pm, he parked his vehicle on the east side of Rock Street facing northbound. Upon returning to his vehicle the following morning at approximately 8:00am, he realized that his Ontario photo Driver’s Licence, Meridian ATM card as well as his Triangle Mastercard were all missing. This investigation is ongoing and anyone who may have information is asked to call West Grey Police at 519-371-6911 or to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477. Police would like to take this opportunity to remind the public to insure that all vehicles are locked when they are not occupied.
Fail to remain
On the 9th day of August 2018, Police were dispatched to a Queen Street South residence regarding a fail to remain motor vehicle collision. While the vehicle was parked in the owner’s driveway unattended, an unknown person collided with the homeowner’s vehicle and then left the scene without reporting the collision. Police believe that the collision occurred between the 8th and 9th of August and are searching for witnesses who may have seen the two vehicles collide. Police are continuing to investigate the incident and are hoping that the driver will come forward. Anyone who may have witnessed the collision happen is asked to call the West Grey Police Service at 519-371-6911.