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Tool Theft from City Job Site Man Faces Charges

On Friday March 17, 2023 at approximately 1 p.m. a male offender attended a construction site on the west side of Owen Sound where he proceeded to steal a large quantity of tools valued at approximately $10,000.  At the time of the theft, the tools were being kept in an unlocked work van that was parked at the site.  The theft was discovered a short time later and the Owen Sound Police Service was notified.

Pedestrian Struck by Vehicle

The east bound lanes of 10th Street East between 4th Avenue and 5th Avenue East were closed the majority of the afternoon due to an investigation by Owen Sound Police Service in relation to a pedestrian being struck by a vehicle. Just prior to 11:00 am, A female party was crossing northbound in the pedestrian crosswalk at the intersection of 10th Street and 4th Avenue East.

Police Recover Stolen Lexus S.U.V. Two Males Face Charges

During the early evening hours of Thursday March 2, 2023, a male offender entered an eastside church and stole items from people’s jackets.  Included amongst the stolen property was a cellular phone and the keys to a Lexus SUV.  The offender exited the church and proceeded to steal the SUV.   The Owen Sound Police Service was notified upon discovery of the vehicle theft.


In late October 2022, the Owen Sound Police Service commenced an assault investigation after receiving a third-party complaint.  As a result of the investigation it was determined that a 62-year-old Owen Sound resident had pushed a 38-year-old Owen Sound resident down a fire escape.  In February 2023, members of the Owen Sound Police Service Community Oriented Response and Enforcement unit (CORE) took the accused into custody without incident.

Owen Sound Bank Robbery

During the afternoon hours of Saturday, February 18, 2023 a lone male entered an Owen Sound bank with his face concealed by a mask.  The man approached a bank teller and passed a hand- written note demanding cash.  The note indicated that serious bodily harm would result if money was not provided.

The man was given an undisclosed quantity of cash and he fled the bank on foot.  Although the incident was traumatic, bank employees were not physically injured during the robbery.


The Owen Sound Police Service is still investigating a motor vehicle collision that took place at approximately 6:30 p.m. on February 16th, 2023, where a pedestrian was struck on 10th Street West, Owen Sound.  The 700 block of 10th Street West remained closed for several hours while Police were on scene, reopening at 11:00 p.m..  The victim was transported to the Grey Bruce Health Services and was listed in serious condition.

Owen Sound Convenience Store Robbed Man Arrested Nearby

On Wednesday February 8, 2023 just after 1:30 p.m. a business located on 10th Street East, Owen Sound was robbed by a lone male.   The man, who was wearing a disguise over this face, entered the business and proceeded directly behind the counter where he confronted two employees and brandished a knife.  The man threatened the clerks’ and proceeded to steal a quantity of merchandise before fleeing the store. 

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