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POLICE ASK THE PUBLIC TO BE VIGILANT OF WILDLIFE AT NIGHT

Posted on November 14, 2019

On November 14th, 2019, at approximately 2:25 a.m., a flat bed tow truck was driving westbound just inside the city limits on 16th Street East when it struck a large animal crossing the roadway. The area was dark with no artificial street lighting, causing reduced visibility. The driver stopped the truck and found that the animal involved in the collision was an approximately 250 pound black bear.

Pedestrian Struck by Vehicle

Posted on November 6, 2019

On the 5th of November 2019 at approximately 6:00 p.m., a 54 old man was walking west bound on 9th Street East crossing 2nd Avenue when he was struck by a vehicle.  The vehicle had been south bound on 2nd Avenue, made a turned onto 9th Street, briefly slowed then left the area.  The pedestrian was transported to hospital by ambulance where he was treated for minor injury.

POLICE SEEK INFORMATION AFTER STRING OF MISCHIEF AND THEFTS

Posted on November 14, 2019

Owen Sound Police are investigating a string of property crimes and thefts that occurred overnight Saturday into Sunday morning. In the early hours of Saturday police investigated a suspicious vehicle in the area of 4th Ave West and 10th Street West that was found with the driver’s door ajar.  Examination of the vehicle determined that suspect(s) had smashed the rear window of the vehicle to access the interior. A second vehicle was located in the same area with its window also broken out.

MALE CHARGED AFTER DRIVING COMPLAINT

Posted on November 14, 2019

A 46-year-old man faces impaired driving charges after a driving complaint was received by city police Friday evening.  Shortly after 8 pm an alert security guard at a local campus reported a male party driving erratically in the parking lot. The security guard spoke with the male and suspected he was impaired by alcohol and notified police. When investigated by police the male was given a roadside test which he failed.

HALLOWEEN SAFETY TIPS

Posted on November 6, 2019

Many people both young and old will take part in Halloween events in the city and we want to ensure that everyone remains safe and healthy.  The Owen Sound Police Service will once again be out with extra police patrols this evening and on Halloween night watching the movement of pedestrians and the safety on our roads.

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