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38 year old man charged with weapons related offences

On Sunday 25OCT2020 during the late afternoon a 38 year old man contacted a friend advising that he had barricaded himself in his motel room out of fear that people were looking for him.  He then face timed the friend showing what was believed to be a firearm.  The friend reported this to police.  Owen Sound Police attended and found the man in the process of leaving.  He was subsequently arrested.  Investigation revealed ...

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Pedestrian Struck by Vehicle

On Sunday October 18th, 2020 at approximately 9:30 pm, a female pedestrian walking south bound through the crosswalk at 2nd Avenue and10th Street West was struck by a pickup truck as it made a westbound turn from 2nd Avenue West onto 10th Street. The truck was initially northbound on 2nd Avenue West. The vehicle was described as a pearl white, crew cab pickup truck with silver rims and grill....

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POLICE SEEK THE PUBLIC’S ASSISTANCE WITH A COLLISION

On Thursday October 15th, 2020, at about 3:40 p.m. a collision occurred within the intersection of 3rd Avenue West and 10th Street West in the City of Owen Sound, involving a red Mercedes SUV and a white Kia van.  As a precaution one of the driver’s was transported to hospital but was quickly discharged.  As a result of the impact both vehicles were required to be towed from the scene.  The matter remains under investigation.

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STOLEN CAR RECOVERED AND MAN CHARGED AFTER FLIGHT FROM POLICE

Shortly after 8:00 a.m. on October 10th, 2020, Owen Sound Police were contacted by an upper east side resident who reported that his 2018 Volkswagen Golf had been stolen from his property.  Officers began checking the area and a short time later located the stolen car.  Police attempted to stop and investigate the driver of the car in a nearby motel parking lot....

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Search Warrant Executed, Charges Laid in Robbery Investigation

A 39-year-old Owen Sound man was arrested Wednesday afternoon as part of an investigation into a robbery that recently occurred at a west side apartment.  The investigation revealed that the victim attended the apartment of the accused voluntarily but after spending some time there, was prevented from leaving.  Much of the victim’s property was stolen from him and he was repeatedly punched, kicked and str...

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Man arrested after being seen with a handgun

On Saturday morning (03Oct2020) at approximately 6:00 a.m....

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POLICE SEEK THE PUBLIC’S ASSISTANCE WITH A COLLISION INVOLVING A PEDESTRIAN

Sometime during the late afternoon hours on Thursday October 1st, 2020, at the intersection of 5th Avenue East and 10th Street East in the City of Owen Sound, a black Honda Civic was stopped at the stop sign on 5th Avenue East.  The driver of the Honda was waiting for eastbound traffic on 10th Street East to pass before making a right hand turn to travel up the 10th Street hill.  A male pedestrian, who was walking westbound on 10th Street East, crossed the road at 5th ...

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City Man Arrested on Drug Charges

During the evening hours of Monday September 28, 2020, a drug investigation conducted by the Owen Sound Police Service Drug Enforcement Unit concluded with the arrest of a 40 year- old Owen Sound man on 8th Street East in the downtown core.  The man was found in possession of powder Fentanyl that drug unit investigators allege he possessed for the purpose of trafficking....

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Meaford Man Charged with Child Luring

A Meaford man faces charges as a result of an investigation conducted by the Owen Sound Police Service- Criminal Investigations Branch.

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Driver flees from police, ends in a collision

On Sunday evening (27Sept2020) just after 11:00 p.m....

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GREY- BRUCE RESIDENT CHARGED AS STOLEN VEHICLE RECOVERED

On the 22nd of September 2020 at about midnight, a uniformed member of the Owen Sound Police observed a motor vehicle parked at a business which had been previously broken into.  The officer checked the business and found everything to be in order.  Police spoke with the occupant of the 2017 Dodge Journey for a period of time and upon further investigation learned that the vehicle was stolen from a Wellington County ...

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Fire Inspection Reveals Potential Drug Lab

On September 21, 2020 an inspection conducted by the Owen Sound Fire Department resulted in the discovery of a suspected synthetic drug production operation in a downtown Owen Sound apartment.

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Owen Sound Police Investigating Overnight Stabbing

In the early morning hours of September 11, 2020 police responded to a dispute which had escalated to a serious stabbing incident in a downtown apartment.  Grey County Emergency Medical Services rushed a 52 year-old Owen Sound man to hospital with serious injuries as a result of being stabbed multiple times, including in the head and neck. The man remains in hospital....

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Lack of water lands Owen Sound woman in hot water

On Sunday evening a landlord was at his downtown apartment building conducting property maintenance when his 50 year old female tenant came downstairs and told him to stop working.  After she left the landlord observed water dripping from the ceiling under her apartment so he turned the water off to prevent damage.  The woman became irate and came back downstairs with a baseball bat.  She proceeded to yell at him and used ...

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UPDATE: Suspicious Male Observed in Park

UPDATE:  MALE IN HARRISON PARK IDENTIFIED

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Fentanyl and an Imitation Firearm Seized in Afternoon Arrest

During the afternoon hours of August 18, 2020 members of the Owen Sound Police Service observed and arrested a 32 year- old Sauble Beach man after he was found breaching multiple bail conditions by attending the residence of a domestic violence victim and not complying with his house arrest.

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LOCAL RESIDENT CHARGED WITH IMPAIRED DRIVING

On Saturday evening just before 9:30 p.m....

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Owen Sound Police Service Completes NG911 Tests

The Owen Sound Police Service completed 911 transfer tests this week, finishing a long
and difficult process of Next Generation 911 compatibility.

Earlier this year, the Service completed its first test call with Bell Canada. In recent
months, the Service has completed a number of milestones allowing for the dispatch
centre to be ready to not only receive calls but transfer them to other NG911 partners.

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Area Police Services Receive Grant to Help Combat Human Trafficking

The police services of Owen Sound, Hanover, West Grey, Saugeen Shores and Neyaashiinigmiing First Nation, in partnership with Grey Bruce Public Health and Victim Services Bruce Grey Perth are pleased to announce that they will be receiving additional funding through the Ministry of the Solicitor General to help combat human trafficking in Grey and Bruce counties.

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