Officers’ quick observances result in several charges

Incident #1:  Stolen Vehicle Recovered

On April 16th an officer on general patrol located a stolen vehicle from Southgate in front of a residence in Port Elgin.

The officer commenced an investigation and determined the occupant of the residence was in possession of the stolen vehicle.

A 30 year old Port Elgin women has been charged with: Possession of Property Obtained by Crime

She was released with a court date.


Incident #2:  Drug Possession and Breach

On April 14th an officer on general patrol observed a male operating a motor vehicle on Goderich Street. The officer was aware that this male was currently on a recognizance of bail with conditions to not occupy the driver seat of a motor vehicle.

A vehicle stop was conducted in a parking lot and the male was arrested for breaching his conditions of release.

A search of the male incident to arrest revealed 6.1 grams of crystal methamphetamine.

A 63 year old Southampton man has been charged with:

  • Breach Recognizance – Not occupy driver seat of Motor Vehicle
  • Possession Schedule I – Methamphetamine
  • Breach Recognizance – Not possess drugs without valid prescription.

He was released with a court date.