On Saturday, the 27th day of July 2019, police were on general patrol when they observed a silver 2006 Acura MDX, SUV travelling North on Queen Street South in Durham. Police recognized the driver to be a female who had previously fled from police and who is a disqualified driver. The driver was located on Bruce Street and was placed under arrest. Subsequent to police investigation, a 27 year old Hanover woman has been charged with operation while prohibited, contrary to the Criminal Code of Canada. The woman’s vehicle was immediately impounded for 45 days and she was later released on an appearance notice. The accused is scheduled to appear at the Walkerton Ontario Court of Justice on the 14th day of August 2019 to answer to the charge.
ATV and one chainsaw recovered / Second chainsaw outstanding
On the 25th day of July 2019 at approximately 7:50pm, police were dispatched to attend a Normanby residence for reports that a Polaris ATV as well as two and Stihl Chainsaws that had been stolen. Subsequent to investigation, police successfully recovered the stolen ATV as well as one of the stolen chainsaws within twenty-four hours of the initial theft. One of the chainsaws has still not been recovered and police are looking to the public for assistance in locating the stolen property. The chainsaw is described as an orange Stihl chainsaw, Model MS311 with a 20 inch blade guard and is valued at $621.50. Anyone with information is asked to contact the West Grey Police Service at 519-371-6911 if you have any information or at 1-800-222-TIPS should you wish to remain anonymous.
Arrest Warrant executed during RIDE program
On Sunday the 28th day of July 2019, West Grey Police officers were conducting a RIDE program at the intersection of Park Street and Countess Street in Durham when a vehicle carrying a female passenger entered the RIDE program. West Grey officers recognized the female to be wanted by Huron County OPP and subsequently the 40 year old Ayton woman was arrested on the warrant for failing to attend court. West Grey officers transferred the woman over to the OPP who will hold her for a bail hearing out of the Goderich Courthouse where she will answer to the charge.
Stolen Vehicle Recovered
On the Friday July 19th 2019, police located a raised black extended cab Ford F250 pickup truck with purple door handles and gas cap. The vehicle had been reported stolen and was found in a farmer’s field on the Minto-Normanby Townline road. The vehicle had been abandoned in the field somewhere between 3:00pm and 6:15pm on July 19th. Police are asking anyone who may have access to security cameras in this area to review them during that time period and to contact the West Grey Police Service at 519-371-6911 if you have any information or at 1-800-222-TIPS should you wish to remain anonymous.
Stolen Dirt Bike
At approximately 8:59am on Tuesday July 23rd 2019, police received report of a stolen Kawasaki dirt bike. The owner of the dirt bike tells police that sometime over the past two weeks, culprits had attended his home on Northline road in Glenelg and went into his garage through a roll up door. The culprit(s) managed to steal a light green 1997 Kawasaki KX250 dirt bike which is said to be valued at approximately $3,000. Police are asking that the public keep their eyes out for the dirt bike and to contact the West Grey Police Service at 519-371-6911 if you have any information in relation to the incident