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IMPAIRED DRIVER ARRESTED OUTSIDE THE LCBO IN OWEN SOUND

Posted on September 22, 2021

On Tuesday September 21st, 2021, at approximately 4:00 p.m. an intoxicated female was observed inside the LCBO store located at 1613 9th Avenue East, Owen Sound, which drew the attention of several staff members.  The woman browsed around inside the store before eventually leaving the premise and entering the drivers seat of her vehicle parked in the lot. 

Joint Force Traffic Initiative

Posted on September 22, 2021

This long weekend, area Police Services joined together to send a strong message that impaired driving will not be tolerated in our communities. The Owen Sound Police in partnership with the South Bruce OPP, Saugeen Shores Police, Hanover Police and the West Grey Police Services, combined their efforts for a large-scale traffic initiative.

Damage to Election Signs

Posted on September 22, 2021

The Owen Sound Police Service continues to receive reports of election signs within the city being damaged, tampered with or stolen.  Police want to remind residents that it is a criminal offence to tamper with election signage.  Persons could face charges of theft, mischief to property and trespass by night.  A criminal record will negatively affect a person’s ability to obtain employment and may also prohibit that person from travelling internationally.  The actions are in no way worth the consequences.

Back to School Traffic Safety

Posted on September 22, 2021

Tuesday, September 7th is back to school for most students across Ontario. The Owen Sound Police Service is reminding motorists that the streets and sidewalks will once again be busy with students travelling to and from school.

Students may not always be focusing on traffic safety and motorists are encouraged to slow down and be extra cautious.

MAN ASSAULTED BY DOWNTOWN HARBOUR

Posted on September 22, 2021

On the 20th of August, 2021, while in the 1100 block of 1st Avenue East, two males entered into a disagreement and one male began assaulting the other, which ended when bystanders intervened and the pair parted ways.  Two days later on August 22nd, 2021, the same assailant located the victim a second time along the east harbour wall and continued the assault by viciously attacking him and striking the victim repeatedly with the victim’s own skateboard.

VEHICLE CRASHES INTO BUILDING IN DOWNTOWN CORE

Posted on September 14, 2021

A 61 year-old Owen Sound man is facing charges after his vehicle crashed into a commercial retailer downtown Sunday afternoon. At approximately 3:10 p.m. emergency crews responded to the area of 10th Street and 2nd Avenue East after an SUV struck a storefront. The vehicle had been travelling south on 2nd Avenue East when the driver lost control and hit the store. The vehicle and the building sustained significant damage. The driver was treated on scene by EMS and declined further treatment.

Impaired and drug charges

Posted on September 22, 2021

On 25 July 2021 shortly after 4:00 pm Emergency Services were called to a west side parking lot after citizen’s observed a female slumped over the steering wheel of a running motor vehicle.  The witnesses knocked on the window but were unable to wake the female.  Only after opening the vehicles door did the female wake up.

Owen Sound Police Reinstate Community Oriented Response Unit

Posted on September 14, 2021

The Owen Sound Police Service is pleased to announce that effective July 12th, 2021, Constable Chevonne Martin has been reassigned to the Service’s Community Oriented Response (CORE) Unit.  The Community Oriented Response Unit’s primary role is to provide problem-oriented policing in “hotspot” areas and in support of our downtown core business areas, parks and tourism areas where high visibility and targeted policing can be most effective. 

Police Investigating Several Assaults from Sunday Evening

Posted on September 14, 2021

On Sunday evening shortly after 6 pm, Owen Sound Police responded to the report of a disturbance at an east side residence. The initial information was that several males were involved in a physical altercation in a laneway of the residence. Information was received shortly thereafter that three of the males were brandishing knives. Police responded to the area, however, the parties involved fled upon being advised that police had been contacted.

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