South Bruce OPP report liquor charges, speeder, scam, and fire

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(CULROSS TWP, ON)April 29, at 3:19 a.m., a South Bruce OPP officer on patrol along Bruce County Road 4 in Culross Township stopped a green Chevrolet pick-up truck.  

The officer discovered that the driver had been drinking alcohol. The 19-year-old driver was charged with Novice driver – blood alcohol above zero and served a three- day licence suspension for a warn result at the roadside.


(BRUCE TWP, ON)April 28, at 1:34 p.m., a South Bruce OPP officer on patrol along Institute Road in Bruce Township noticed two men walking along the road with open alcohol.  

22-year-old Brock HEATH of Brampton and 19-year-old Alexander THOMPSON of Richmond Hill were both charged for Consuming liquor other than residence, licensed premise or private place. 


(ARRAN-ELDERSLIE TWP, ON)April 26, at 7:53 p.m., a West Region OPP Traffic officer on patrol along the Grey Bruce Line in Arran-Elderslie Township observed a grey Chevrolet Cavalier travelling at a high rate of speed.  

The vehicle speed was determined to be 113 km/h in a posted 80 km/h zone. The Cavalier was stopped and the officer found the driver was under suspension. 26-year-old Josh CORBETT of Grey Highlands has been charged with Speeding and Drive under suspension. He is scheduled to appear in Provincial Court June 5 to answer to the charges.


(KINCARDINE, ON)April 27, at 1:29 p.m., the South Bruce OPP received a report of a fire at a unit near the Family Y Daycare on Queen Street, Kincardine.  

Officers attended with the Kincardine Fire Department to find a small fire on an outside deck for the unit above the daycare. The fire was quickly extinguished leaving minor damage to the deck. The children were moved to a safe location nearby as a precaution. There were no injuries reported.

A fire in a unit near the Family Y Daycare in downtown Kincardine Friday afternoon, was quickly extinguished by Kincardine firefighters



(SOUTHERN BRUCE COUNTY, ON)April 26, at 12:42 p.m., a resident from the Municipality of Kincardine reported a scam attempt to the South Bruce OPP.  

“Mega Millions Lotto” had called to advise the lucky “winner” of a $500,000 cash prize to be awarded. The money could be deposited immediately once some banking instructions were provided. This call was correctly identified as a scam and the phone was hung up.  

The South Bruce OPP is reminding residents to be very careful when dealing with unsolicited phone calls, Emails, letters, faxes or visitors at the door. 

Cons and scams are a billion-dollar business, so you need to catch them before they get your personal information, or banking information. Otherwise, they'll take your money. 

Anyone interested in more information on fraud can call 1-888-495-8501 or check on-line at   http://www.antifraudcentre.ca 

The South Bruce OPP is requesting anyone with information that can assist police to call 1-888-310-1122.  Should you wish to remain anonymous, you can call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or send a web-tip to crimestop-gb.org, where you may be eligible to receive a cash reward of up to $2,000.

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