Weekly incidents are up
June 20, 2016
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June 13 - 19, 2016
Weekly Incidents 146
8:30am: police attended a two vehicle accident on North Rankin Street in Southampton. There was minor damage to the vehicles but no injuries. A driver was charged with Careless Driving under the Highway Traffic Act.
8:55am: police received another report of a motor vehicle accident. Damage was caused to the front end of a vehicle when it struck a raccoon. Police received a necklace that was found in the area of Bruce and Green Street.
Approximately 4:00pm: police investigated an assault that occurred as a result of a family dispute. There were minor injuries. No charge was laid.
5:00pm: police received a report of fail to remain motor vehicle accident in the parking lot of the Faith Lutheran Church in Port Elgin. A person working in the area observed two separate vehicles back into the complainant’s vehicle and then fail to remain. The incident is still under investigation.
8:13am: police received a complaint from a pedestrian who was using the pedestrian crossing at Albert and Clarendon Streets when he was almost struck by a black pick-up truck. The driver was female but no licence plate was obtained.
9:30am: a traffic stop of a suspended driver resulted in the arrest of three persons for drug offences. The driver, a male, age 44 from Chesley was charged with 6 counts of Fail to Comply with Probation and 3 counts of Possession of a Controlled Substance. A male acquaintance of the driver, age 45 from Flesherton was charged with 2 counts of Possession of a Controlled Substance. A female, age 41, from Flesherton, was charged with Failing to Comply with an Undertaking and 2 counts of Possession of a Controlled Substance.
11:30am: police responded to a report of a bear in the area of Turner and Gosford Streets. The bear was gone on police arrival.
1:23pm: police, fire and EMS attended at a farm on County Road 17. A young man, age 22, from Saugeen Township, died in an accident involving a tractor on the farm.
4:00pm: police received a report of damage to a vehicle. The vehicle was travelling on Bruce Road 3 when the roof rack and two kayaks dislodged from the vehicle. This resulted in some damage to the vehicle.
10:30pm: police attended to a report of a female found lying on the roadway. An intoxicated person was attended to by EMS and transported to the hospital for precautionary reasons.
4:50pm: police arrested a person wanted for failing to appear in court. A warrant had been issued for the arrest. A male, age 35 from Saugeen Shores was released with a new court date.
A break, enter and theft was reported to police. The entry occurred to a residence on Parkwood Drive between 8:30am and 3:30pm on June 17th. The victim reported $15,000 worth of jewelry stolen from the residence.
A complaint was received about sand being poured over the roof of a car on Crawford Street overnight. A lamp was also left on the front step of the residence.
A small BMX style bike, red in colour with purple grips was stolen from Breadalbane Street.
A female, age 19, from Waterloo was apprehended by Loss Prevention for shoplifting at Wal-Mart.
A male, age 33, was arrested for assault after police responded to a domestic dispute at the New Fairway Park campground on Highway 21. The man has been charged with assault, possession of a controlled substance and mischief. The mischief charge was as a result of damage caused to the police station cell. The accused was held in custody for a show cause hearing.
Police received a second shoplifting complaint from Wal-Mart. A suspect has been identified and the incident is still under investigation.
5:19pm: police received a complaint about a fail to remain accident that occurred on Harbour Street in Port Elgin. The vehicle was parked in the angle parking on Harbour Street during the afternoon when something caused a dent to the passenger side door.
A mischief was reported at the Fish Hatchery on Upper Avenue in Port Elgin. The door to the building had been kicked in.
Police attended to a motor vehicle accident at 1:00pm at the intersection of Bruce Road 25 and Highway 21. There were two vehicles involved and no injuries. One driver was charged with Careless Driving under the Highway Traffic Act.
1:40pm: police attended to a second motor vehicle accident. The accident occurred on Goderich Street in front of Harvey’s Restaurant. A driver was charged with Fail to Yield under the Highway Traffic Act.
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Wednesday, June 22, 2016