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West Grey Police report the week up to February 4

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During the week of January 28 to February 4, 2021, the West Grey Police Service responded to 93 calls for service – a marked increase over the previous week.

Officers responded to 5 Motor Vehicle Collisions, Assisted Paramedics and Ambulance at 5 occurrences, recovered 2 stolen vehicles from other jurisdictions while investigations continue on 2 stolen vehicles in the past week from West Grey.

On January 31, 2021 West Grey Police made a routine traffic stop which resulted in the 18-year-old female driver from Windsor, Ontario being arrested on an outstanding warrant held by the OPP

On February 1, 2021 a 44-year-old male from Holstein, Ontario was arrested for Impaired Driving and Drive Over .08. Further investigation led to additional charges of Drive While Suspended, Operate Motor Vehicle No Insurance and Use Plates Not Authorized for Vehicle. The driver was later released and will make a court appearance in March.

On February 3, 2021 a 23-year-old male, West Grey resident was arrested and held for Bail Hearing after being arrested for theft for the THIRD time in a one-week period. The male has been charged with 3 Counts of Theft Under $ 5,000.00, 3 Counts of Fail to Comply with Release Order and 1 Provincial Offence under the Trespass to Property Act. Following a Bail Hearing the accused was released by the court with additional conditions.

COVID 19 Update

West Grey Police responded to 5 COVID 19 related calls for service the past week.

Ontario has extended the declared provincial emergency and all orders currently in force under the Emergency Management and Civil Protection Act until February 9, 2021. This includes the stay-at-home order which requires everyone to remain at home with exceptions for essential purposes. Learn more about what this means for you.

Until next week - Stay Safe West Grey.


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