During the week of September 23 – 30, 2021, the West Grey Police Service responded to 74 total calls for service.

Officers responded to 7 Traffic Complaints / Enforcements with 6 Motor Vehicle Collisions, 15 Police Assistance and 3 Suspicious Persons Complaints. Officers prevented Breach of the Peace at 3 calls and attended at 5 Family / Domestic Disputes. Police provided assistance and de-escalation at 8 Mental Health Act calls while also responding to 2 – 911 calls and assisting ambulance or fire 2 times.  West Grey Police also removed 4 unwanted persons/trespass to property calls.

September 26, 2021 – Impaired Driving Arrest – On Sunday September 26, 2021 police received a driving complaint on Hwy 6 south of Varney.  WGPS located the vehicle and driver.  A road side alcohol test was administered and the driver failed.   The driver was arrested and underwent breathalyzer tests that were over twice the legal limit.  A 29-year-old male from Durham was charged with Impaired Driving and Drive over 80.  He will appear in Walkerton Court at a later date.  His car was impounded and a mandatory driver’s license suspension was served.

September 28, 2021 – Fail to Stop for Police –   On Tuesday September 28, 2021 West Grey Police along with Hanover Police attempted to stop a motorcycle with no plates on Grey Road 4.  When emergency lights and siren were activated the driver failed to stop fleeing the area at a high rate of speed.  For public safety reasons no pursuit was initiated.  A short time later the motorcycle and driver were located with the help of the public.  The 40-year-old male driver from Mount Forest was arrested and charged with multiple offences.  He will appear in the Ontario Court of Justice, Walkerton in November.

September 29, 2021 – Break and Enter – Between 9:00 pm and 7:00 am suspects committed a Break and Enter to a commercial property on Garafraxa Street, Durham.  Stolen was a quantity of “Glassware” smoking paraphernalia. This incident is currently under investigation by our Criminal Investigations Unit and Uniformed Operations while we review street video of the crime.

If you have any information on this, or any crime or wanted person you are asked to contact the West Grey Police at 519 369 3046 or Crime Stoppers at 1 800 222 TIPS – You may be eligible for a cash reward.

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Until next week – Stay Safe West Grey

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