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Impaired driver almost 3 times legal limit.

Posted on May 16, 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 May 16, 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 May 16, 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.

BUSY SATURDAY NIGHT FOR OWEN SOUND POLICE

Posted on May 16, 2021

A 30-year-old Owen Sound man was arrested just after 9 p.m. after he fled from police on an All Terrain Vehicle (ATV). Patrols officers observed the vehicle being operated in contrary to the city by-laws along 10th Street East and attempted a traffic stop to investigate. The suspect was also carrying a passenger on the machine. The suspect made a dangerous maneuver and sped north bound along the 1000 block of 1st Avenue East which is a designated south bound road.

THREE PEOPLE ARRESTED THURSDAY AFTERNOON IN UNRELATED INCIDENTS

Posted on May 16, 2021

On Thursday February 4th just before 2:30 p.m., police responded to an upper eastside eatery in response to a woman biting a staff member.  After the female refused to follow the staff member’s direction, she responded by throwing a bucket full of cigarette butts and ashes inside the restaurant.  The staff member attempted to detain the individual for the mischief that she caused and as a result the woman bit the man in the arm and fled from the area in a vehicle.  Police were able to locate the vehicle about 90 minutes later at a lower eastside motel where the 24yea

MAN ARRESTED AFTER BEING INVOLVED IN A FAIL TO REMAIN COLLISION

Posted on May 13, 2021

On Wednesday February 3rd at about 11:00 a.m., police responded to a motor vehicle collision at 9th Street East and 3rd Avenue East in the city of Owen Sound.  A 2009 Mazda 3 car struck a 67-year-old woman causing her to fall to the ground.  The woman was transported to Grey Bruce Health Services by paramedics, where she was treated for minor injuries and then released.  Witnesses were able to provide the investigating officer evidence which led to the identity of the driver.  The 47-year-old man was located at about 3:00 p.m.

OWEN SOUND POLICE CONDUCT R.I.D.E. PROGRAM ON CITY TRAILS

On 30 January 2021 in the afternoon hours, members of the Owen Sound Police Service conducted a daytime R.I.D.E. on the B Trail, located at the eastside edge of the city limits.  The R.I.D.E. program was focused on impairment and proper documentation required to operate snow machines in Ontario. 

A total of 70 vehicles were stopped.  Drivers were checked for sobriety and required documentation was requested and inspected. 

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