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Impaired Driver Arrested

On June 5th, 2022, prior to bar closing, members of the Owen Sound Police Service Community Response and Enforcement Unit and a Compliance Inspector of the Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario were conducting compliance checks of the licenced establishments in the area of the River District.

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MAN CHARGED WITH MISCHIEF AFTER DAMAGING ELECTION SIGNS

On May 30th just after 11:30 p.m.,  Owen Sound Police responded to the 900 block of 16th Street East in relation to a male damaging provincial campaign signs.  As a result of the investigation a 44-year-old Grey County resident was arrested and charged with three counts of Mischief Under $5000.00 in relation to damaging and removing several of the signs.

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MAN CHARGED WITH NUMEROUS OFFENCES AFTER BEING FOUND IN STOLEN CAR

During the early morning hours Thursday May 26th, a car was stolen from the driveway of an east side residence and was later driven to a local gas station.  An Owen Sound resident pumped a quantity of fuel into the stolen vehicle and then left without paying.  Later that morning the car and the man were located by police in the area of 4th Avenue East and 8th Street East.  When officers attempted to take the driver into custody he fled in the car and in doing so ...

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POLICE SEEK INFORMATION AFTER GUNSHOTS ON 5TH AVE EAST

Owen Sound Police are investigating reports of a male passenger in a vehicle firing a gun towards another vehicle overnight. Police responded to the area of the 900 block of 5th Ave East at around 12:30 a.m. this morning after a witness observed two vehicles travelling northbound on 5th Ave East....

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Vehicle Strikes Headstone at Greenwood Cemetery Impaired Driving Charges Laid

Shortly after 6:15 pm on Tuesday May 24, 2022 Owen Sound Police responded to a report of a motor vehicle that had lost control while driving through Greenwood Cemetery.  Upon arrival officers located a silver Nissan Altima stuck on top of a headstone with both front wheels off the ground.  Police identified and arrested the driver, a 25- year-old Owen Sound man, for impaired operation of a motor vehicle.  Officers also seized open containers of alcohol.    ...

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Owen Sound Police Charge Male in Sexual Assault Investigation

The Owen Sound Police Service have charged an 81 year old Owen Sound male in relation to an investigation in which two young female children were touched inappropriately in a sexual manner on an area school bus. 

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Home Depot Property Recovered During Search Warrant

On April 16th, 2022 the Owen Sound Police Service commenced a Fraud investigation that revealed a suspect used a stolen credit card to purchase approximately $10,000 worth of products from Home Depot.

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MOTOR VEHICLE STRIKES DOWNTOWN BUILDING

On Tuesday April 19th just after 1:30 p.m. the Owen Sound Police Service responded to a business in the 1100 block of 2nd Avenue East involving a motor vehicle striking the side of the building. Officers arrived and observed a Toyota Corolla with the passenger side front bumper on the lower brick section of the building....

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Owen Sound Police Receive Significant Grant Funding

The Owen Sound Police Service is excited to announce that they will be the recipients of significant funding over the next three years as a result of several policing grants made available by the Ontario Ministry of the Solicitor General under the Community Safety and Policing (CSP) Grant.

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Search Warrant Executed at a Residence in Owen Sound – Fentanyl, Methamphetamine, Firearm and stolen property seized

On April 1st, 2022 members of the Owen Sound Police Service arrested a 44-year-old male from Owen Sound, in the 100 block of 9th Street East, Owen Sound after a traffic stop was initiated by members of the Criminal Investigations Branch and Uniform Patrol.

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Owen Sound Police Receive Significant Grant Funding

The Owen Sound Police Service is excited to announce that they will be the recipients of significant funding over the next three years as a result of several policing grants made available by the Ontario Ministry of the Solicitor General under the Community Safety and Policing (CSP) Grant.

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MAN ARRESTED AND CHARGED AFTER NOT STOPPING FOR POLICE

On Wednesday March 30th just after 5:00 p.m....

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Stolen Vehicle Fails to Stop for R.I.D.E. Program Driver Arrested and Charged with Numerous Offences

Shortly after 5:00 p.m. on Saturday March 5, 2022 officers of the Owen Sound Police Service were conducting a R.I.D.E. Program for impaired drivers on 14th Street West.  During the R.I.D.E....

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Disturbance in Downtown Core Leads to Charges

On March 3rd, 2022 just before 8:30 pm., Owen Sound Police began receiving calls about a disturbance occurring in the downtown core involving approximately 6 people. As officers were arriving in the area there was further information provided by witnesses indicating a knife and a handgun had been brandished during an altercation....

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Motor vehicle Collision leads to impaired charges

In the early evening hours of February 24, 2022, a citizen came upon a single vehicle collision in the north end of the city.  The citizen had some concerns regarding the driver who claimed he attempted to avoid hitting a dog. The citizen contacted the Owen Sound Police Service who attended and investigated the collision.  It was determined that the driver, a 39-year-old Grey County resident had been drinking and was arrested.

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THE PUBLIC’S ASSISTANCE IS REQUESTED WITH A DOG THEFT INVESTIGATION - UPDATED

The Owen Sound Police Service responded to a complaint of a missing dog on February 8, 2022.  The short haired white Pomeranian 2-year-old dog named Sunny had been in a truck in the 800 block of 1st Avenue East, Owen Sound.  The owner found their pet to be missing upon returning to the vehicle and called police.  Sunny weighs six pounds, was not wearing a collar at the time and would have been taken sometime between 6:00pm and 8:00pm.

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REACH CENTRE ACCESSIBLE TRICYCLE RECOVERED AND RETURNED

The REACH Centre, located in downtown Owen Sound, is a charitable organization that provides programming for youth and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities.  On February 7th, 2022, the REACH Centre reported to the Owen Sound Police that sometime overnight their outdoor storage shed had been broken into and their adult accessible tricycle was stolen.  

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Search Warrant executed at multiple residences in Owen Sound – Fentanyl, Methamphetamine and other drugs seized

On Tuesday February 1st, 2022 The Owen Sound Police Services Drug Enforcement Unit concluded their most recent drug trafficking investigation with the arrest of a 45-year-old Owen Sound man.  This investigation successful and safely came to an end when members of the Owen Sound Police Services Drug Unit, Criminal Investigations Branch and Uniform Patrol Officers arrested the accused after initiating a traffic stop in the 1100 Block of 3rd Avenue East....

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SNOWMOBILE R.I.D.E. A SUCCESSFUL EVENT

The Owen Sound Police Service partnered with members of the Eastside Snowmobile Club this morning for several hours as they stopped passing snowmobiles who rode the trail at the rear of Harrison Park in Owen Sound. 

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