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July 7, 2016

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June 27 - July 3, 2016

Weekly Incidents 188

June 27:

1:14 am police responded to a report of two individuals running from an open door on a shed on Ivings Drive. No theft or damage appears to have occurred.

7:23 am police responded to Jubilee Park where someone had pulled the sink of the wall in the women’s washroom.

10:39 am it was reported to police that a vehicle had been entered on Lehnen St. Items stolen include a laptop, a socket set and a security token.

2:35 pm police responded to a theft of a piece of equipment in Home Hardware, Port Elgin. The man was identified by video, police are investigating.

3:28 pm police responded to County Rd 17 where a vehicle had been west on County Rd 17, struck the gravel portion of the road and lost control. The vehicle went into the ditch and rolled coming to rest on the roof. The driver was taken by ambulance to the Southampton Hospital and released, the vehicle was severely damaged.

4:13 pm police observed a 35 year old Saugeen Shores male was arrested for breaching several conditions of release on previous charges. The man was held for a bail hearing.

5:50 pm a bear was sighted at Carlisle St in Southampton.

June 28:

3:46 pm police responded to a motor vehicle collision at James and Goderich St. A vehicle was stopped at the stop sign east bound at Goderich St while a mobility scooter was north on the sidewalk and began to cross James St. The two collided as both vehicles were in motion. Minor damage, no injuries.

6:34 pm a male person pumped $53 in gas at the Circle K and drove off without paying. Police are investigating.

June 29:

 Over the 29th and 30th of June, a total of fifteen vehicles were entered in the Bay St, Emerald, Macaulay, Cedar Bush, Summerhill, Albert St., Peel St., Victoria St. and Grey St. areas of Southampton.

Items taken included change, wallet and bank cards, Dremel Sets, power inverter, tool bag, drill. GPS, camera, cell phone, Iphone and Skill saw. Some of the items were recovered by searching the area.

Please lock your vehicles.

June 30:

 7:26 pm it was reported to police that there was an intoxicated man on the Southampton Beach. The man was located and arrested for his own safety and held until sober.

July 1:

8:29 pm police responded to an assault complaint in Saugeen Shores. After investigation, a 24 year old Kincardine man was arrested and charged with Assault, Breach of Probation, Utter threats, Robbery with Intent. The man was held for a bail hearing.

July 2:

3:32 am police were called when a neighbour saw a male go into another neighbour’s vehicles. The complainant followed the culprit for some time but he lost him. No report of thefts from the vehicles.

2:11 pm it was reported that a vehicle had been entered the night before and a baseball bat was stolen.

6:08 pm police received complaint of a suspicious male in Port Elgin. The male was found to be in a motor scooter but wanted on a warrant from the London Police Service. The man was arrested and turned over to the London Police Service.

7:06 pm a bicycle was reported stolen from the Palmerston St. area.

11:20 pm someone observed a male and female trying to steal one of the trolley benches. The pair did not get far with the bench as it was very heavy. Police returned it to its original position.

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July 3:

2:10 pm, sometime overnight someone threw a rock through a door at SDSS.

4:26 pm police were called to a report of an intoxicated person who was causing a disturbance near the Southampton flag. The male was arrested for public intoxication and spent time in the cell.

7:52 pm police received a report of a cyclist being struck near Cameron Drive. The cyclist was not struck by a vehicle he was highly intoxicated. Ambulance attended and took him to the Southampton Hospital.


From the Desk of the Chief

The Saugeen Shores Police Service Board is hosting a meeting at the Port Elgin Community Complex, Rotary Hall Wednesday July 20, 2016 from 7:00pm to 9:00pm.

The Saugeen Shores Police Service Board will be making recommendations to Council on the future of the Saugeen Shores Police Building this fall. This is an opportunity for members of the public to give input that will inform that recommendation.

A second meeting will be held in Southampton Wednesday 17 August 2016 from 7:00 pm to 9 pm. Please take the time to attend.

If you would like to have a tour of the existing police station at 620 Tomlinson, please give me a call to set up a time.

We have had many vehicles entered over the past couple of weeks. Please lock your vehicles and your garages to deter these thieves.

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