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POLICE WARN OF PERSONATION OF OWEN SOUND POLICE OFFICER IN SCAM

Posted on March 4, 2021

On Tuesday February 23rd 2021, an Owen Sound resident received a phone call from a local phone number, which played an automated phone message.  The message indicated that the man’s Social Insurance Number (SIN) had been compromised in Montreal and was associated to a drug investigation.  The man then followed voice prompts which led him to speak with a female, who asked him to confirm the last three digits of his SIN card.  The man was then told that a member of his local police would call him.  A short time later a male called and indicated that he was an Owen Soun

FIVE PEOPLE ARRESTED ON WARRANTS IN UNRELATED INCIDENTS

Posted on March 4, 2021

On Monday February 22nd at about 2:00 p.m. uniformed officers attended a lower westside residence within the city and determined that a male who was wanted on a Bench Warrant was present.  As a result, the 34-year-old man originally from the Wiarton area was taken into custody, held for a court appearance on February 23rd and was released later that day.

Loaded Firearm seized

Posted on March 5, 2021

On February 21 2021 the Owen Sound Police commenced an investigation regarding domestic threats, mischief along with weapons offences.

The investigation revealed that a local 21-year-old male had threatened a female and destroyed some of her property.  When police arrived at the residence they observed a firearm in plain sight.  The firearm was made safe and found to have been loaded.  Further the firearm had been sawed off making it a prohibited firearm.

Snowmobiler loses controls and hits tree

Posted on March 5, 2021

On 20 February 2021 at approximately 1:30 pm Owen Sound Police were dispatched to the snowmobile trail running between Superior Street and 8th Street East regarding a sled hitting a tree.

The investigation revealed that a 43-year-old Shelburne resident failed to negotiate a turn and struck a tree.  The collision resulted in a broken wrist and significant damage to the sled.

Impaired driver almost 3 times legal limit.

Posted on March 1, 2021

On Friday 12FEB2021 shortly before 11:00 pm a 57 year old Owen Sound man, impaired by alcohol, drove his vehicle into a neighbour’s driveway thinking it was his own.  The driver put the vehicle into neutral instead of park and then fell asleep behind the wheel.  The vehicle rolled out of the driveway and came to stop in the middle of the road.  A resident in the area observed this and called police.  Owen Sound Police attended and located the driver sound asleep.  Investigation revealed the driver was impaired.  He was a

The Owen Sound Police made three arrests on Thursday evening during separate incidents

Posted on March 5, 2021

A concerned driver who was witnessing a motor vehicle being driven erratically throughout the streets on the city’s east side quickly notified the Owen Sound Police.  Officers responded to the call at approximately 8:30 p.m. locating the vehicle, a 2010 Dodge pick up in the 500 block of 7th Avenue East.  The driver continued for several blocks before finally coming to a safe stop for police.

TWO ARRESTED MONDAY NIGHT IN OWEN SOUND AND ONE IN HAMILTON

Posted on March 5, 2021

On Monday February 8th just before 7:30 p.m., police attended a lower eastside residence with respect to a male wanted on a Warrant of Committal.  Police attended and took the 27-year-old Owen Sound man into custody without incident.  The man is scheduled to make a court appearance today in Owen Sound.

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