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Vehicle Stolen from the Driveway of Residence

Sometime late Tuesday evening to early Wednesday morning someone entered on to a residential property in the 200 block of 6th Avenue West, Owen Sound and stole the property owner’s vehicle.  The vehicle is 2015 Volkswagon Jetta, black in colour, 4 doors with a sunroof.  The licence plate attached to the vehicle at the time was CCRN 704. 

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R.I.D.E. Check Successful

On May 17th, 2019 at approximately 11:45 pm, Owen Sound Police Service was conducting R.I.D.E. checks in the 1300 block of 8th Street East. During a conversation with officers, a 31 year old Owen Sound man admitted to having consumed alcohol earlier in the evening. Officers conducted a roadside test which the male failed....

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Police Standoff with Male Party End Peacefully

At approximately 12:10 a.m....

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UPDATE: ARREST MADE IN SLEIGHT OF HAND THEFT AND FRAUD

The Owen Sound Police Service has completed their investigation into occurrences of Theft and Fraud that were committed in the city in April 2019.

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POLICE WEEK 2019

The week of May 12 to 18, 2019 has been designated as Police Week in Ontario.

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Man Pulled From Inner Harbour Remains in Critical Condition

On Tuesday night just before 10:00p.m., a 48 year old Owen Sound resident went into the water along the east harbour wall in the 1600 block.  Members of the Owen Sound Fire Service and Owen Sound Police Service were able to pull the man from the water and perform CPR.  Grey County Paramedics attended, continued with life saving techniques and transported the male to Grey Bruce Health Services where he remains in critical condition.

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CANINE BITES BACK OF BOY’S BICYCLE

Just after 7:00 p.m., on Thursday May 2, 2019 a boy was riding his bicycle behind the Heritage Place Shopping Centre when he encountered a breed of canine animal.

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Dog Killed in Break and Enter To Home

On Wednesday, May 1st, 2019 at approximately 7:00 p.m., police received a 911 call from a west side resident reporting that they had arrived home to find their house broken into and blood in the house. A dog belonging to the homeowner was found suffering from severe wounds caused by blows to its head and body. Shortly after, police received a call of an injured male at another west side residence....

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SLEIGHT OF HAND THEFT AND FRAUD

On Tuesday April 23, 2019 police responded to a call for service where a 67 year old woman reported that she had been the victim of a theft known as a ‘sleight-of-hand’.

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UPDATE: CLOSED ROAD AND BUILDING SEARCH

During the early evening hours on Tuesday March 19, Detectives with the Owen Sound Police Criminal Investigation Branch located and arrested a suspect in relation to a bomb threat that was made at approximately 3:00 p.m.

There were no injuries reported.  The investigation continues at this time.

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Fail to remain in parking lot

The Owen Sound Police are currently investigating a fail to remain which occurred in the parking lot of Walmart located at 1555 18th Avenue East.  Just before 3 pm on the 19th of March 2019 a female believed to be in her 50’s entered a dark coloured pickup truck (possibly a Dodge Ram) and exited the parking lot.  The driver, while leaving cut the turn too sharply and struck a Nissan Altima which had...

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Driver Charged During RIDE Program

On Tuesday evening Owen Sound Police Officers were conducting driver sobriety checks as part of a RIDE (Reduce Impaired Driving Everywhere) program, when a motorist was stopped at approximately 10:45 pm in the 1500 block of 6th Avenue East.  The officer detected a very strong odour of marihuana emanating from inside of the vehicle....

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Four males in custody charged with various criminal offences

A domestic violence investigation conducted by the Criminal Investigations Branch of the Owen Sound Police Service has led to the arrest of four area males.  The investigation revealed that a 38 year old man who was recently convicted of domestic violence related offences was breaching his probation order by associating again with his victim at her residence.

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Owen Sound man in police custody- Crystal Methamphetamine seized

At approximately 8:00 p.m. on 14Feb2019 a drug trafficking investigation conducted by the Owen Sound Police Service Drug Enforcement Unit resulted in the arrest of a 48 year old Owen Sound man.  The accused was stopped by a patrol officer and taken into custody as he walked up the sidewalk of the 10th Street East hill.

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MALE CHARGED DRIVING WHILE IMPAIRED BY DRUG IN OWEN SOUND

A 27 Year old male from Meaford is facing charges of driving while impaired by a drug after being investigated during a R.I.D.E. lane Thursday evening in Owen Sound. Owen Sound Police were conducting a R.I.D.E. lane on 14th Street West around 9:00 p.m. last evening when the driver of a 2018 Toyota truck was suspected of being impaired by a drug....

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MALE FACING HIGHWAY TRAFFIC ACT CHARGE AFTER STUNT

Owen Sound Police investigated a traffic complaint last evening in the area of 9th Avenue ‘A’ East. A caller reported a vehicle was observed pulling a snow boarder along 9th Avenue ‘A’ East and the boarder was attempting manoeuvres on the large pile of snow in the cul-de-sac.

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MALE CHARGED WITH IMPAIRED DRIVING IN OWEN SOUND

A 32 Year old male from Tara was charged with impaired driving by Owen Sound Police last evening. At around 6:30 p.m. police were called by a motorist reporting that a vehicle had left the roadway at 6th Ave East and 15th Street East. The caller had conversation with the driver and believed him to be intoxicated by alcohol. Police arrived to find the driver attempting to free his vehicle from a snow bank....

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Arrest made in stolen property investigation involving Kijiji advertisement

On February 7, 2019 members of the Criminal Investigations Branch of the Owen Sound Police Service concluded an investigation with the arrest of a 35 year old Owen Sound resident.  

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WOMAN TAKEN TO HOSPITAL AS A RESULT OF A COLLISION

On Friday just before 8:30 p.m....

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