Police Alerts

Watch this area for news flashes regarding wanted suspects, missing people or other alerts posted by Owen Sound Police Services. Alerts will feature detailed information and images from City Police to help with an investigation.

Alert

Published On: Monday, January 30, 2017
What is the C.O.P. Program?Composed of members of the Owen Sound and area community who believe that safety and good order of our community is NOT the SOLE responsibility of the Police Service, but is, in fact, a responsibility to be shared in a partnership with interested community members along with the Owen Sound Police Service. This volunteer program exemplifies the Owen Sound Police Service’s motto;...
Published On: Friday, January 20, 2017
The Owen Sound Police Service is recruiting for the position of Police Constable. Applications from experienced police officers are not being considered at this time.All applicants must meet the minimum qualifications for a police officer as identified in the Ontario Police Services Act. In addition, candidates must possess a valid Ontario driver’s licence (Class G or higher), have no criminal convictions and...

Media Release

Published On: Wednesday, February 15, 2017
On Tuesday February 14, 2017 Owen Sound Police responded to a call where a boy was acting out violently in home on the east side of the city.  The incident began when the 14 year old boy became more aggressive towards the family after an earlier argument.  During the confrontation, the boy broke furniture and punched holes in a wall.At about 7:30p.m. the boy picked up a large splintered piece of wood from...
Published On: Wednesday, February 15, 2017
Owen Sound Police have arrested and charged a 44 year old Owen Sound man in relation to a violent incident that occurred at approximately 9:30 pm on Tuesday February 14, 2017.The incident began when the accused and the victim argued over the status of their relationship which progressed to the point where the victim attempted to leave the Owen Sound residence, but the accused physically prevented her from doing so....
Published On: Tuesday, February 14, 2017
Owen Sound Police Service is investigating a Hit & Run collision involving a vehicle and a pedestrian that happened between 3:30pm and 3:45pm on Monday February 13, 2017.The pedestrian was walking on the north side of 10th Street West near 7th Avenue when they were struck by a mid-sized black or dark coloured vehicle.  The driver failed to remain at the scene.The pedestrian was treated for minor injuries....
Published On: Saturday, February 11, 2017
A 58 year old Teeswater-area man was arrested Friday afternoon after police received several complaints of a pick-up truck being driven erratically.Shortly after 3:15 PM, the Owen Sound Police received a 911 call from a motorist who was following the truck. The occupants of a second vehicle had also been alarmed at the way the truck was being driven and they also followed the truck through the west side of the city...
Published On: Friday, February 3, 2017
In the afternoon hours of Thursday February 2, 2017, the Owen Sound Police Service executed a Controlled Drugs and Substances Act search warrant in the 700 block of 9th Avenue East in the City of Owen Sound.The Criminal Investigations Branch and the Drugs & Intelligence Unit, with the assistance of the Community Oriented Response and Enforcement Unit, arrested 3 people during the search.  Several Controlled...
Published On: Friday, January 27, 2017
On Thursday January 26, 2017 the Owen Sound Police Service conducted a R.I.D.E program in an ongoing effort to help reduce impaired driving on our city roadways.  Just before 9:00 pm, a 34 year old Owen Sound man was stopped by an officer at the R.I.D.E check point in the 100 block of 1st Avenue West.The driver of the vehicle failed the road-side test and was arrested.  A subsequent test at the police...
Published On: Monday, January 23, 2017
On Friday, January 20th, 2017 at approximately 12:50 p.m. Owen Sound Police responded to downtown Owen Sound after a man reported that 20 minutes earlier a friend had brandished a knife upon him while uttering a death threat.The parties were walking along 2nd Avenue East when the accused is alleged to have pressed a folding knife against the other man’s chest while making a reference to stabbing him. The...
Published On: Friday, January 20, 2017
On Thursday January 19th, 2017 at approximately 9:55 pm the Owen Sound Police Service received a call about a male and female arguing while in the area of 2nd Avenue and 6th Street East.Police attended the area however could not locate any disturbance. While police were still searching the area, a white pickup truck travelling southbound in the 500 block of 2nd Avenue East swerved into the oncoming path of a north...

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