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;...

Media Release

Published On: Tuesday, March 21, 2017
In the early evening hours on Monday March 20, 2017 a citizen called the Owen Sound Police to report that a masked man was standing on the front lawn of a residence in the of 900 block of 9th Street East, in Owen Sound. Police responded to the address, but the man had left the area prior to their arrival.The victim received a telephone call from the resident and was told that group of people were at his house, some...
Published On: Tuesday, March 21, 2017
The Owen Sound Police Service have arrested and charged a 30 year old man from Shallow Lake, Ontario with the offences of Care and Control of a Motor Vehicle while Over 80mgs and Possession of Marihuana.Just before 6:00 p.m, on Monday March 20, an alert citizen called police to report that they believed a man who had asked for a vehicle boost may have been impaired.  Police responded, and as a result the man...
Published On: Saturday, March 18, 2017
On Saturday March 18th, 2017 just after 3:00 p.m. the Owen Sound Police Service responded to a residential break, enter and theft in the 300 block of 6th Street East. Investigation revealed that between 12:00 p.m. and 3:00 p.m. while the residents were not home unknown culprit(s) entered the dwelling by smashing a basement window. A quantity of cash, jewellery and electronic were stolen. This incident is still under...
Published On: Saturday, March 18, 2017
On Saturday March 18th, 2017 at approximately 7:30 a.m. the Owen Sound Police Service responded to a housing complex in the 2100 block of 9th Avenue East with regards to a resident being attacked by a raccoon. A female victim advised police that she had earlier taken a bag of garbage from her residence towards her car at which time a raccoon dismounted a nearby tree and ran towards her, climbing up her leg. The...
Published On: Saturday, March 18, 2017
On Friday March 17th, 2017 at approximately 7:45 p.m. the Owen Sound Police Service were alerted by a citizen with vehicle particulars of a possible impaired driver heading to Owen Sound from Port Elgin. Approximately 15 minutes later the vehicle was observed by a patrol officer in the downtown core area. A vehicle stop was initiated and the 38 year old, male driver, from Port Elgin displayed the usual signs of...
Published On: Tuesday, March 14, 2017
The Owen Sound Police Service have arrested and charged a male with multiple counts of theft after executing a search warrant at his downtown apartment. Police began investigating the male after he was identified as a suspect for stealing money from numerous coin operated laundry machines. The accused would enter insecure laundry rooms at several Owen Sound apartment complexes and use various tools to gain...
Published On: Thursday, March 9, 2017
The Owen Sound Police Service is reminding citizens to be smart on social media when posting pictures of their adventures and holiday memories this March Break.  While not everyone has holidays during the school break, some residents will be going on vacation next week or may head out of town to spend time with family and friends. Here are some easy tips to remember before you leave and while you are away...
Published On: Saturday, March 4, 2017
Just before 2:00 p.m. on Saturday afternoon a lone male left Wal-Mart with a 60 inch television in his shopping cart.  Staff became suspicious of the male and upon further investigation it was discovered that he had not paid for the television which had a retail value of over $1,200.  Employees were able to obtain a description of the man along with his vehicle and licence plate number.  The crime was...
Published On: Friday, March 3, 2017
The Owen Sound Police Service is currently investigating numerous point-of-sale purchases made by fraudsters at businesses in Owen Sound.  Over the span of a month, it is estimated that almost fifty-thousand dollars ($50,000.00) of merchandise has been illegally purchased with the use of credit cards.The fraudsters call a store with the intention of making multiple purchases of goods and offer a stolen or a...

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