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Career: IT Assistant

The Owen Sound Police Service has a requirement for a full-time IT Assistant.  Under the direction of their supervisor, this position will be responsible for installation and ongoing support of network, server and communication systems as well as end-user devices. 

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Arrests Made in Series of Thefts from Local Businesses

On Sunday November 14, 2021 an alert store employee observed two females stealing several items from an eastside retail business.  The employee contacted Owen Sound Police Service and maintained observations of the females as they left the store and entered another business.

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Career: COURT CASE MANAGER

The Owen Sound Police Service has a requirement for a Court Case Manager, who will be responsible for the administrative management and co-ordination of all court related matters between the Owen Sound Police Service, Crown Attorney, and court administrative staff.  This is a full-time position and involves occasional overtime

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Two Arrests for Impaired Driving on Halloween

On Sunday October 31st, 2021 shortly before 6 pm, Owen Sound Police were contacted by a concerned citizen who had observed 2 people passed out in a motor vehicle stopped in the 100 block of 11th Street West. Police arriving in the area located a male passed out in the driver’s seat and his female passenger asleep in the passenger seat....

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26 Year Old Male from Meaford Arrested for Impaired Driving

On Friday October 22nd, 2021, at approximately 11:00 p.m., a uniformed member of the Owen Sound Police observed a vehicle in the downtown area of Owen Sound that was being operated in a suspicious manner.  The officer watched the vehicle veer into the oncoming lane, and shortly thereafter, mounted a curb with its two passenger side tires in a residential area.  A traffic stop was conducted and after...

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Police Seek Witnesses to Disturbance

On October 17th, 2021 at approximately 1:48 pm, Owen Sound Police were advised of a domestic disturbance occurring in the 100 block of 14th Street West. The parties involved, one male and one female, are associated to a red Dodge Ram pickup. According to a witness, several people were in the area of the Econo gas station and attempted to intervene....

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Owen Sound Man Arrested for Arson

On October 7th, 2021 at 7:30 am, Owen Sound Police responded to a call for assistance in relation to a male trespassing at a west side business. A 38-year-old Owen Sound man, of no fixed address, was found sleeping at the door of the business making it difficult for staff to enter the building....

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TWO OVERDOSES REPORTED TODAY BEFORE NOON

The Owen Sound Police Service responded to two separate incidents involving individuals who went into medical distress from illicit drug use before lunch time today.  The first circumstance involved a male who was found to be unresponsive inside the washroom of a local business, and the second, a female, had recently been released from Police custody for other unrelated matters. 

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MAN CHARGED WITH IMPAIRED BY DRUG TWICE IN THE LAST FEW WEEKS

Members of the Owen Sound Police Service were notified earlier this afternoon about a vehicle that had been driving erratically on the west side of town including to almost drive off the roadway into a ditch.  The witness was able to provide a licence plate and accurate direction of travel, which assisted officers in locating and stopping the vehicle to investigate. 

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IMPAIRED DRIVER ARRESTED OUTSIDE THE LCBO IN OWEN SOUND

On Tuesday September 21st, 2021, at approximately 4:00 p.m. an intoxicated female was observed inside the LCBO store located at 1613 9th Avenue East, Owen Sound, which drew the attention of several staff members.  The woman browsed around inside the store before eventually leaving the premise and entering the drivers seat of her vehicle parked in the lot. 

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Joint Force Traffic Initiative

This long weekend, area Police Services joined together to send a strong message that impaired driving will not be tolerated in our communities. The Owen Sound Police in partnership with the South Bruce OPP, Saugeen Shores Police, Hanover Police and the West Grey Police Services, combined their efforts for a large-scale traffic initiative....

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Damage to Election Signs

The Owen Sound Police Service continues to receive reports of election signs within the city being damaged, tampered with or stolen.  Police want to remind residents that it is a criminal offence to tamper with election signage.  Persons could face charges of theft, mischief to property and trespass by night.  A criminal record will negatively affect a person’s ability to obtain employment and may also prohibit that person from travelling internationally.  The actions ...

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Back to School Traffic Safety

Tuesday, September 7th is back to school for most students across Ontario. The Owen Sound Police Service is reminding motorists that the streets and sidewalks will once again be busy with students travelling to and from school.

Students may not always be focusing on traffic safety and motorists are encouraged to slow down and be extra cautious.

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MAN ASSAULTED BY DOWNTOWN HARBOUR

On the 20th of August, 2021, while in the 1100 block of 1st Avenue East, two males entered into a disagreement and one male began assaulting the other, which ended when bystanders intervened and the pair parted ways.  Two days later on August 22nd, 2021, the same assailant located the victim a second time along the east harbour wall and continued the assault by viciously attacking him and striking the victim repeatedly wit...

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VEHICLE CRASHES INTO BUILDING IN DOWNTOWN CORE

A 61 year-old Owen Sound man is facing charges after his vehicle crashed into a commercial retailer downtown Sunday afternoon. At approximately 3:10 p.m. emergency crews responded to the area of 10th Street and 2nd Avenue East after an SUV struck a storefront. The vehicle had been travelling south on 2nd Avenue East when the driver lost control and hit the store. The vehicle and the building sustained significant damage....

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Impaired and drug charges

On 25 July 2021 shortly after 4:00 pm Emergency Services were called to a west side parking lot after citizen’s observed a female slumped over the steering wheel of a running motor vehicle.  The witnesses knocked on the window but were unable to wake the female.  Only after opening the vehicles door did the female wake up.

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Owen Sound Police Reinstate Community Oriented Response Unit

The Owen Sound Police Service is pleased to announce that effective July 12th, 2021, Constable Chevonne Martin has been reassigned to the Service’s Community Oriented Response (CORE) Unit.  The Community Oriented Response Unit’s primary role is to provide problem-oriented policing in “hotspot” areas and in support of our downtown core business areas, parks and tourism areas where high visibility and targeted policing can b...

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Police Investigating Several Assaults from Sunday Evening

On Sunday evening shortly after 6 pm, Owen Sound Police responded to the report of a disturbance at an east side residence. The initial information was that several males were involved in a physical altercation in a laneway of the residence. Information was received shortly thereafter that three of the males were brandishing knives....

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DRIVER AIR LIFTED AFTER SERIOUS COLLISION IN OWEN SOUND

The Owen Sound Police Service were called to the scene of a collision earlier today at approximately 11:30 a.m., where it was reported that a cement truck had collided with a small vehicle at the intersection of 16th Street East and 9th Avenue East, Owen Sound. 

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