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12-Jan-2019

Drug offences, sexual assault of a minor, fraud and break and enter


Drug offences, sexual assault of a minor, fraud and break and enter

West Grey Police Service responded to 78 calls for service between January 4 and January 11, said a January 11 news release.

On January 9 police conducted a traffic stop on Kincardine Street in Durham after observing the driver not wearing a seatbelt. During the stop police observed the driver attempting to hide several items and was found to have multiple warrants from other police services. 

The driver was arrested and the subsequent investigation yielded numerous amounts of drugs, drug paraphernalia and a conceal weapon including a quantity of hydromorphone, hash oil, syringes and approximately 1.5 kilograms of cannabis. 

As a result a 38 year old Walkerton man was charged with no seatbelt, disobey stop sign, cannabis readily available in a vehicle, possession of Schedule I substance, possession of Schedule IV substance with the purpose of trafficking, possession of cannabis for the purpose of selling, possession of weapon for dangerous purpose and carry a concealed weapon.

The accused was held for a bail hearing and later released by the court on recognizance.  

On January 10 police arrested and charged a 55 year old West Grey man in connection with a sexual assault investigation. The victim reported multiple incidents which had occurred over a two year period. The accused was charged with sexual interference, invitation to sexual touching and sexual assault on a person under the age of 16.

On January 6 police arrested a suspect in connection with a lost bank card. The suspect had found the bank card and proceeded to use it to make a number of purchases. The suspect’s girlfriend told the victim that her boyfriend had the bank card, the victim then gave this information to police who were able to locate and arrest the suspect. 

As a result, a 31 year old of no fixed address was charged with fraudulent use of credit card. He was released on a promise to appear with a court date later next month.

The West Grey Police Service is currently investigating a break and enter that occurred some time between December 30, 2018 and January 5, 2019. 

Unknown suspect(s) entered a seasonal property on Concession 12 in the former Township of Glenelg in West Grey and took approximately 30 items with a combined value of $1000. 

This investigation is on-going and anyone with information is being asked to call the West Grey Police Service at 519-371-6911 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477. 


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