FROM AN DECEMBER 16, WEST GREY POLICE MEDIA RELEASE — The West Grey Police summary from Dec 7th to Dec 16th addresses assault, theft of a vehicle, holiday RIDE programs, winter parking.
In the early hours of Saturday December 7th, 2019 officers were dispatched to a Highway 6 residence where a man had got into a physical altercation with two women. A 42 year old West Grey man was charged with two counts of assault. He was held for a bail hearing and later released on conditions until December 11th when he was scheduled to appear at the Walkerton Courthouse.
Winter Parking By-Law
No vehicles are allowed to be parked on the roadway in any manner as to interfere with the clearing of snow from the hours of midnight to 7:00am. West Grey snow plow drivers have been hard at work and appreciate your cooperation.
The West Grey Police Service has conducted numerous RIDE programs throughout the week and will continue to be out in force throughout the holidays. Police are equipped with the tools to combat impaired driving and will continue the pursuit of our ultimate goal of having the safest roadways in Ontario.
On December 9, 2019 West Grey Police officers responded to a residence in Durham for a reported vehicle theft. Subsequently it was learned that the vehicle had been involved in the theft of gas as well. A short time later, the vehicle was located but fled from police. A warrant is being sought for the driver who was identified by witnesses. The male will be facing charges of Theft of Motor Vehicle, Theft under $5000, Possession of Stolen Property, Breach of Recognizance, Breach of Probation and Dangerous Operation of a Motor Vehicle. The male party of no fixed address has an outstanding warrant from other police services as well.
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