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Grey Bruce County OPP Reports - May 15, 2017

Web posted on May 15, 2017

IMPAIRED DRIVER FACING DAY IN COURT

(KINLOSS TWP, ON) - On April 30, 2017 at 2:42 a.m., a South Bruce Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) officer on patrol along Bruce County Road 1 in Kinloss Township stopped a Grey Chevrolet Silverado pick-up truck.

The driver was found to have been drinking alcohol. Twenty-six-year old Cedric SCOTT of Kinloss Township was charged with operate over 80 milligrams. He is scheduled to appear in court on May 31, 2017 to answer to the charge.

The South Bruce OPP is requesting anyone with information that can assist police to call 1-888-310-1122. Should you wish to remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or submit a secure web-tip at www.cstip.ca, where you may be eligible to receive a cash reward of up to $2,000.

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DRIVER SERIOUSLY INJURED IN SINGLE VEHICLE CRASH

(KINCARDINE TWP, ON) - On April 29, 2017 at 6:28 a.m., the South Bruce Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) received a report of a single vehicle crash along Bruce County Road 23, in Kincardine Township. Officers arrived with Bruce County paramedics and noted a Black Range Rover had left the roadway and rolled onto the roof before coming to rest in the ditch.

The driver, a 25-year-old Municipality of Kincardine man, was airlifted to a London hospital with life-threatening injuries.

Bruce County Road 23 was closed for the safety of emergency responders; it has since re-opened to traffic. The OPP Technical Traffic Collision Investigation team is assisting the South Bruce OPP with this incident.

The investigation is continuing.

The South Bruce OPP is requesting anyone with information that can assist police to call 1-888-310-1122. Should you wish to remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or submit a secure web-tip at www.cstip.ca, where you may be eligible to receive a cash reward of up to $2,000.

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BREAKING WINDOW LEADS TO DAY IN COURT

(KINCARDINE, ON) - On April 29, 2017 AT 10:17 P.M., the South Bruce Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) received a mischief report from Gilley's Feedlot located along Queen Street in Kincardine.

Officer's arrived to find that a window at the front of the business had been broken. Twenty-year-old Zachary WILTON-BURRY of London was charged with mischief under $5,000 and public intoxication. He is scheduled to appear in court on June 7, 2017 to answer to the charges.

The South Bruce OPP is requesting anyone with information that can assist police to call 1-888-310-1122. Should you wish to remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or submit a secure web-tip at www.cstip.ca, where you may be eligible to receive a cash reward of up to $2,000.

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MISCHIEF TO VEHICLE

(MUNICIPALITY OF GREY HIGHLANDS, ON) - On May 1, 2017 at approximately 8:58 a.m., Grey County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) attended a residence on the 8th Concession B in the Municipality of Grey Highlands after it was reported that a vehicle had been damaged sometime between 6:00 p.m. on April 30 and 8:30 a.m. on May 1.

Sometime during that time frame, the rear windshield of a 2007 Jeep Grand Cherokee parked in the driveway was smashed by unknown person(s).

Anyone with information which may assist in the investigation is asked to call the OPP at 1-888-310-1122. Should you wish to remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or submit a secure web-tip at www.cstip.ca, where you may be eligible to receive a cash reward of up to $2,000.

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TURKEY HUNTERS CHARGED

(MUNICIPALITY OF MEAFORD, ON) - Two men from Northeast Ontario have been charged with offences under the Fish and Wildlife Conservation Act by Grey County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) after a concerned citizen called to report that the males had been turkey hunting on private property in the area of Concession A and Eagle Ridge Drive in the Municipality of Meaford.

On April 28, 2017 at approximately 3:55 p.m., Grey County OPP attended the scene and, after investigating the matter, charged a 26-year old male from Bonfield Township with Unlawfully Having a Loaded Firearm in Right of Way and Trespass for the Purpose of Hunting. The co-accused, a 30-year old male from Calvin Township, was charged with Trespass for the Purpose of Hunting.

OPP encourage citizens to report any suspicious persons and or activity to your local police agency or the OPP at 1-888-310-1122.

Should you wish to remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or submit a secure web-tip at www.crimstoppersgb.ca, where you may be eligible to receive a cash reward of up to $2,000.

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TWO MALES ARRESTED IN CONNECTION TO RECOVERED STOLEN ATV

(MUNICIPALITY OF GREY HIGHLANDS, ON) - On May 4, 2017 at 3:30 p.m., Grey County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) received a report of a stolen 2012 Yamaha Grizzly All-Terrain Vehicle (ATV) from a residence on Road 55 in the Municipality of Grey Highlands.

The owner of the ATV was returning to his residence when he observed an unknown white pick-up truck, as well as his ATV, exit the driveway. The victim followed the vehicles, which were being driven erratically, until such time as his own vehicle ran out of gas. The vehicles were last seen on Centre Line B. The ATV was found abandoned in a swamp on Centre Line B along with the suspect's footwear.

Members of the OPP Emergency Response Team and the OPP Canine Unit searched the area for the ATV operator who was not dressed appropriately for the conditions.

At approximately 9:57 p.m., the male suspect was located and arrested on Concession 3 in the Municipality of Grey Highlands.

Cole Aaron TEETER, age 20, of Leduc, Alberta, was charged with Theft of Motor Vehicle; Theft Under $5000; Dangerous Operation of Motor Vehicle; and Possession of Property Obtained by Crime Over $5,000.

He is scheduled to appear in court in Owen Sound on June 1, 2017.

As police continued their search for the white pick-up truck and its driver, information was received that the vehicle had been stopped, and the driver arrested for impaired operation of a motor vehicle, by Oxford County OPP.

The investigation continues.

Anyone with information which may assist in the investigation is asked to call the OPP at 1-888-310-1122. Should you wish to remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or submit a secure web-tip at www.cstip.ca, where you may be eligible to receive a cash reward of up to $2,000.

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HOUSE FIRE IN EUGENIA

(MUNICIPALITY OF GREY HIGHLANDS, ON) - On May 9, 2017 at approximately 1:02 p.m., Grey County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), together with the Municipality of Grey Highlands Fire Department, responded to a fire at a residence on Napoleon Street, Eugenia, in the Municipality of Grey Highlands.

Investigation revealed that a pot of cooking oil was left unattended on the stove. As a result, the room became engulfed in flames.

The occupants, a 31 year old male, two women ages 47 and 27, and a 7 month old infant fled the residence without injury. The family pets including two dogs and a cat perished.

The Grey Highlands Fire Department is investigating, although the fire is not deemed suspicious.


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