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13-Jan-2020

Four arrested and driving incidents January 4 to January 10 in West Grey


West Grey Opp police car on a winter road

FROM A JANUARY 13 WEST GREY POLICE MEDIA RELEASE — Three arrests for theft, one arrest for a domestic charge, and a number of driving charges issued during RIDE programs.

Arrests

On 6 Jan 2020, a man and woman from the Hensall area were arrested on WG warrants for failing to attend court in regards to charges of possession of stolen property over $5,000 x 2 and possession of stolen property under $5,000 x 2 stemming from an investigation on 10 Jan 2019. The couple were released pending a Walkerton Court date at the end of January 2020.

Woman arrested

On 8 Jan 2020, a woman was arrested on a WG warrant for theft under $5,000 which had occurred at the Durham Laundry Mat on 25 Nov 2019. She was subsequently released with a Walkerton court date in January 2020.

Woman turned herself in

On 9 Jan 2020, a female turned herself in on a WG warrant for a domestic related charge which had occurred in early Dec 2019. She was subsequently released with a Walkerton court date in February.

Ride program 

Between 4 – 10 Jan 2020, WGPS conducted 7 RIDE programs at different locations within the Municipality. One three day drivers licence suspension was issued when a driver blew a warn on the road side ASD (approved screening device) and a number of Highway Traffic offences were also charged to various driver’s.

Accidents

During the week of 4 – 10 Jan 2020, WGPS investigated 16 motor vehicle collisions, fortunately there were no serious injuries however, a number of the vehicles sustained substantial damage. Due to the regions rapid and ever changing weather driver’s must be careful when negotiating the varying road conditions.

 


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Updated March 12, 2020.

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