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Male Arrested for Assaulting Police

Posted on June 16, 2021

On June 13th, 2021 at approximately 9:45 pm, Owen Sound Police were advised of a male attacking another male in the parking lot of Walmart. Officers arriving on scene were immediately approached by an enraged male who refused to listen to direction to back away from the officers. As one of the responding officers deployed a Conductive Energy Weapon, the male struck the officer which deflected the path of the weapon. A second responding officer was punched by the male.

Impaired Driver Stopped

Posted on June 16, 2021

On Saturday June 12th, 2021 shortly after 8 pm, Owen Sound Police responded to the report of a disturbance outside of an apartment in the 300 block of 14th Street West.  As police arrived on scene they observed a male which matched the description of the suspect as provided by the caller. Upon observing police, the male party ran to his vehicle and attempted to flee the parking lot. Police were able to successfully block the vehicle from leaving the area.

Homeowner Interrupts Break and Enter

Posted on June 16, 2021

On June 11th, 2021 shortly after 7 pm, westside homeowners returned home to find that their residence had been forcibly entered and the person responsible was still in their basement. As the homeowner contacted police, a male party fled the residence. Police located the male within the neighbourhood a short time later. Following a short scuffle, the male party was taken into custody but not before spitting blood into an officer’s face.

E Bike operator hit by stolen vehicle

Posted on June 15, 2021

On June 1st 2021 at approximately 1:33 am a 32 year old Wiarton residence was operating a stolen vehicle at a downtown Owen Sound convenience store.  The male was confronted by the vehicle’s owner but the male was able to driveaway in the stolen vehicle.  While exiting the convenience store lot onto 10th Street East the driver struck an e -bike being operated by a 39-year-old Owen Sound resident.  The e-bike operator received serious, non-life threatening injuries that required surgery.


Posted on June 15, 2021

At approximately 06:30 a.m., members of the Owen Sound Police Service responded to reports from the public of sightings of a small black bear in a west side neighbourhood near the escarpment.  The black bear was not acting in an aggressive manner and was last seen wandering into the bush area of the escarpment.  People are reminded that it is not uncommon to have bear sightings within the city of Owen Sound.  Bears will wander into the city looking for sources of food that are easily accessible like bird feeders.  If you spot a bear do not approach it, and do not feed them.


Sometime overnight on Tuesday May 25th 2021, a rash of thefts occurred in the Mill Dam area and lower westside of the city. The culprits targeted garden specific items including potted plants, mulch, garden tools, and garden ornaments.  Some of the garden ornaments included a 3-tier fountain approximately 3-4 feet in diameter (see below), a large bloodstone coloured vase with a plant, a terra cotta colored bird bath, and a stone and iron bird ornament.

Driver Impaired by Drug

Posted on June 15, 2021

On Thursday May 20th, 2021 at 7:30 am, Owen Sound Police received a call regarding a suspicious vehicle in the area of the 300 block of 14th Street West in the City. The caller advised that the occupants had been in the area for over an hour and appeared to be sleeping. Police located the vehicle with a female party slumped over the steering wheel. Following an investigation, the female was placed under arrest for impaired operation of a conveyance and transported to Owen Sound Police Service.

Assault in the Downtown Core

Posted on June 15, 2021

Just prior to 1:30 am on Saturday morning, Owen Sound Police were advised of a male laying on the street in the 900 block of 2nd Avenue East. The caller told police dispatch that the male appeared to have been badly beaten. Police attended the area and located the male who had significant injuries to his face. The male was able to tell police that he had been approached by a group of 4-5 young males and a female and that the group had attacked him after a brief verbal altercation.

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