Major Press Releases

Arrest – Drug Trafficking

Arrest – Drug Trafficking

Media Release ARREST– DRUG TRAFFICKING (GR21003333) On Sunday, October 31, 2021 following a month long investigation by the West Grey Police Services - Criminal Investigations Unit a search warrant was executed leading to the seizure of a large quantity of Fentanyl,...

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Suspect to Identify in Break and Enter

Suspect to Identify in Break and Enter

Suspect to Identify – Break and Enter – (GR21002561) The West Grey Police are seeking your assistance in identifying the following suspect. On Wednesday August 25, 2021 police were called to a residence on Albert Street, Durham, Ontario after receiving information of...

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Officer cleared by S.I.U.

Officer cleared by S.I.U.

Media Release  Officer cleared by S.I.U. Ontario’s civilian Special Investigations Unit has cleared a West Grey police officer of any wrongdoing in relation to injuries sustained during the arrest of a man in June 2020. The incident on June 6, 2020 hospitalized a...

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STATEMENT ON INCREASED POLICE POWERS

STATEMENT ON INCREASED POLICE POWERS

STATEMENT ON INCREASED POLICE POWERS                                              On Friday, April 16, 2021, the provincial government announced new restrictions for Ontarians and increased police powers under the Emergency Management and Civil Protection Act (EMCPA),...

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West Grey man sentenced after stabbing incident

West Grey man sentenced after stabbing incident

Media Release  WEST GREY MAN SENTENCED AFTER STABBING INCIDENT On March 25, 2021 Cory Francis McCARTHY (36 years old) of West Grey was sentenced to 4.5 years in prison and received a life time Weapons and Firearms Prohibition following a stabbing incident in May,...

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SUSPECT IDENTIFIED IN HOME INVASIONS

SUSPECT IDENTIFIED IN HOME INVASIONS

Randal CONNELL (19 years of age) On January 12, 2021, the West Grey Police Service received a call for a break and enter in the former Township of Glenelg. A homeowner returned to his residence to find the suspect had entered his home. The suspect threatened the...

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Recovered Stolen Property / Arrests

Recovered Stolen Property / Arrests

Recovered Stolen Property / Arrests 1. West Grey Police Service recovered a stolen 14’ enclosed trailer from a residence in Durham. Investigation has led to the arrest of a 41 year-old male from Ayton who is charged with Possession of Stolen Property Over $ 5,000.00....

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West Grey Police Partnership with Georgian College

West Grey Police Partnership with Georgian College

       West Grey Police Partnership with Georgian College   The West Grey Police Service is excited to announce a new partnership with Georgian College – Police Foundations Program. Over the next 5 weeks starting February 9, 2021 members of the West Grey Police...

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Stolen Vehicle Leads to Fentanyl, Meth and Weapons Charges

Stolen Vehicle Leads to Fentanyl, Meth and Weapons Charges

Stolen Vehicle Leads to Fentanyl, Meth and Weapons Charges (GR20003736) On Wednesday December 23rd, 2020 at approximately 9:49 am West Grey Police Service received information that a delivery truck had been stolen during a delivery on Garafraxa Street South, Durham,...

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