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    Owen Sound Police Service Launches New Website to Improve User Experience

    Owen Sound Police Service’s new website launched on March 20, 2024. The new version of enhances user experience and increase searchability for police information and online services.

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    Porch Pirate Arrested – Stolen Package Recovered

    On Friday April 12, 2024 during the afternoon hours a package was delivered to the front porch of a west-side residence.  Within seven minutes of the delivery, the package was stolen and Owen Sound Police were called by the victim to investigate.  At the conclusion of an investigation, a 39 year-old Owen Sound female was identified, arrested and charged.

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    Assault Arrest Results In Drug Seizure

    On Sunday April 7, 2024 at 7:15 p.m. two individuals were assaulted by an associate at their east side residence. The man was arrested for two counts of assault. During a search, the man was found in possession of one ounce of Fentanyl which has an approximate street value of $6000. Police also seized a smaller quantity of Psilocybin from him (‘Magic Mushrooms’).

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    Arrest Made in Break and Enter to Cannabis Retail Store

    On March 26, 2024 at approximately 2:30 a.m. a man used a rock to smash through the front bay window of a Cannabis Retail business in Owen Sound. The man entered the store and proceeded to steal property including I Pads. The man climbed back through the window and fled from the area.

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    Collision Results in Impaired Charge

    A collision on March 25th has led to impaired driving charges.  A 25-year-old from Owen Sound had double the legal limit of alcohol in his blood.  The driver now faces drinking and driving criminial charges as well as drivers' license suspension for 90 days

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    Man Charged With Robberies And Several Other Criminal Offences

    The investigation continued with members of the Criminal Investigations Branch, the Community Oriented Response and Enforcement Unit (CORE) and members of the Uniform Branch, with respect to interviewing witnesses and victims, gathering video evidence and looking for the subject.  

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    Man Charged With Manslaughter And Trafficking Fentanyl

    On March 5, 2024, the Owen Sound Police Service responded to a 9-1-1 call seeking medical assistance in relation to a drug overdose, at an apartment on the lower west side of the city. 

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    Job Posting: Part-Time Experienced Dispatcher

    The Owen Sound Police Service requires a Part-Time Experienced Dispatcher. Under the direction of their supervisor, this position will be responsible for administrative and emergency call-taking and dispatching in the computerized Communications Centre. This position involves shift work, including days, evenings, nights, weekends, and holidays.

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    Owen Sound Police Officer Uses Fleeing Suspect's Abandoned Bike to Foil Escape

    On Sunday, March 10, 2024, Owen Sound Police received a report of a suspicious man pointing a firearm at a person in the area of 13th Street West and 4th Avenue West in Owen Sound. Officers attended the area and located the suspect who immediately attempted to flee on his decrepit mountain bike. An Officer gave chase, and used the suspect’s newly abandoned bike to assist him in the chase, eventually catching him. The suspect was arrested charged with Pointing a Firearm, Possession of a Weapon for a Dangerous Purpose and Breach of a Release Order.

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    Single Motor Vehicle Collision Results in Impaired Charges

    On Sunday March 10, 2024, a single vehicle collision occurred east of the intersection of 7th Avenue East and 6th Street East, Owen Sound. The driver failed to remain at the scene and fled on foot. Officers of the Owen Sound Police Service attended and were able to identify and locate the driver in close proximity to the collision scene. Officers quickly determined that the driver was impaired by the consumption of alcohol and placed him under arrest.

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Owen Sound Police Service
922 2nd Avenue West
Owen Sound, Ontario, N4K 4M7

Non-emergency: 519-376-1234
Emergency: 911


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