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May 24, 2022

West Grey Police report May 13 to May 20, 2022

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West Grey Police issued the following report:

During the week of May 13 - 20, 2022, the West Grey Police Service responded to 96 total calls for service.

  • 2 - Assault Investigations
  • 2 - Ambulance / Fire Assistance
  • 5 - Mental Health Act
  • 6 - Motor Vehicle Collisions
  • 10 - Police Information / Assistance Calls
  • 2 - Domestic / Family Disputes
  • 5 - Mischief
  • 1 - Recovered Stolen Vehicles
  • 6 - Suspicious Persons / Vehicles
  • 10 - Dangerous Conditions
  • 1 - Police Pursuit
  • 8 - Traffic Hazards / Traffic Enforcements
  • 2 - Weapons Calls
  • 7 - Landlord Tenant Disputes

On May 15, 2022, West Grey Police were called to an address in Durham after receiving a report of a person in distress with a firearm. As police arrived a shot was fired by the person in distress. Police and family were able to subdue the male and secure the weapon without causing further harm to the individual. An 81-year-old male from West Grey was arrested and has been charged with:

  • Utter Threats (spousal)
  • Possession of Weapon Dangerous.

The male was transported to hospital for assessment and will appear in the Ontario Court of Justice, Walkerton at a later date.

On May 15, 2022, West Grey Police were called to multiple addresses in the Elgin Street/ Saddler Street area of Durham after a rash of overnight Break, Enter and Thefts. Officers from Uniformed and Criminal Investigations Branch (C.I.B.) along with help from the public identified the suspect. An 18-year-old male from West Grey later turned himself in and was arrested and has been charged with:

  • Theft Under $ 5,000.00 (with further charges pending).

The accused was processed and later released on an Undertaking with Conditions. He will appear in the Ontario Court of Justice, Walkerton at a later date.

Investigation is ongoing as police are seeking a second suspect involved in these incidents.

If you have any information on any incident or any crime or wanted person you are asked to contact the West Grey Police at 519 369 3046 or Crime Stoppers at 1 800 222 TIPS - You may be eligible for a cash reward.

Until next week stay safe West Grey.


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