Saugeen Shores Police Service

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Saugeen Shores Police Service Media Release


Weekly Statistics   - 8 August 2016 – 14 August 2016

Total weekly incidents: 184


Incident Type


 Incident Type


911 call/911 hang-up


Motor Vehicle Recovered



Motor Vehicles collisions


Ambulance assist

Municipal bylaw


Animal complaints


Neighbour dispute



Noise complaints



Non-police matter-low priority


Assist Probation

Non Traffic Accident

Attempt or threat of suicide

Other Criminal Code

Bail violations


Other Provincial Statutes

Bar checks

Person Check/  OSOR

Break and Enter


Phone calls

Breach of probation

Police assistance


Bylaw Officer Incidents

Police information


Check on well-being


Police Info Crime Stopper Tip

Child Pornography

Possession of Stolen Property

Community services


Prevent breach of the peace

Compliance checks


Property check

Conditional Sentence Order

Property damage

Counterfeit Money

Property related


Court order

Public morals

Crosswalk/School zone

Record Check

Dangerous conditions


R.I.D.E. checks

Disturb the peace



Domestic dispute


School patrol

Drug offences

Sexual assaults





Family disputes


Stolen Vehicle


Sudden deaths


Focused Patrol

Suspicious persons


Foot patrols


Suspicious vehicles










Towed vehicle

Impaired/over 80


Traffic complaint


Indecent Act

Traffic Control

Insecure premises


Traffic enforcement - H.T.A.


Landlord tenant disputes

Traffic enforcement - other

Liquor License Act


Traffic hazard


Trespass to Property Act


Mental Health Act

Trouble with youth




Unwanted persons

Missing persons


Motor vehicle abandoned




Media Release – 8 August 2016 – 14 August 2016

8 August 2016,

12:13 am a bicycle was reported stolen while the owner was at the movie theatre.

11:49 am a vehicle was backing into a parking spot on High St and struck another parked car, no injuries.

5:00 pm police responded to an assault complaint. After investigation a 72 year old Saugeen Shores male was arrested and charged with Uttering threats, Assault with a weapon and Breach of an Undertaking, he was held for a bail hearing.

9:51 pm it was reported that in the previous four hours someone slashed the tires on a bicycle and carved an “H” into the bike seat. No suspects.

9 August 2016

10:07 am police responded to a broken gas line at a residence on Miramachi Bay Rd. Please remember prior to digging get the locates done to know where your services are. Call Ontario One Call 1-800-400-2255.

10 August 2016

12:01 am a bear was spotted at Grosvenor and Clarendon St Southampton.

2:46 pm a male was seen on the beach at Front and Beach St taking pictures of teenage females on the beach. The male may have been driving a pick-up truck. If you see someone acting suspiciously and / or taking pictures of a similar nature please call police.

11 August 2016,

7:59 am an unlocked vehicle had been entered sometime overnight on Linden Court, money was stolen.

10:31 am police responded to a report of an assault at a Saugeen Shores residence. After investigation a 24 year old Saugeen First Nation female was charged with, three counts of Assault, three counts of Breach of Probation and Forcible Confinement.

10:38 am it was reported that a trailer licence plate was stolen from a Saugeen Shores residence.

10:38 am a motor vehicle collision occurred at Market and Waterloo St. A vehicle was east on Market stopped for the stop at Waterloo then proceeded. Another vehicle was north on Waterloo stopped for the stop sign then proceeded striking the first vehicle. The driver of the north bound vehicle was charged.

12:06 pm Police and Ambulance responded to a residence in Saugeen Shores for a report of a deceased 40 year old female. The female was confirmed deceased, and later transported to London Health Sciences Center for a post mortem examination. The investigation has been assigned to the Saugeen Shores Criminal Investigations Unit. No foul play is suspected. The name is being withheld at the request of the next of kin. There are no concerns for public safety.

3:11 pm police responded to a break and enter to a garage on Wellington St. A wallet, cash and several pellet guns were stolen.

4:33 pm someone smashed a side window out of a vehicle at the Port Elgin Beach and a purse was stolen from inside.

13 August 2016,

2:00 am an 18 year old Oakville female called police from downtown Southampton and reported herself as being intoxicated. Police arrived and she was intoxicated and no one in the apartment she was visiting was sober enough to take responsibility for her. She was lodged in the cells until sober.

1:38 pm a pop machine had been broken into at the Chippewa Golf Course, over the same time period the pop machine in front of JC’s Diner had been broken into and change stolen.

14 August 2016,

2:48 am police stopped a vehicle on Concession #10. The driver failed a roadside breath test and was brought to the station. The 31year old Saugeen Shores male provided breath samples of 100 mgms and 100 mgms, the legal limit is 80 mgms. The male received a 90 day driver’s licence suspension (ADLS) and his vehicle was impounded for 7 days.

11:36 am someone caused damage to three vehicles on Mill St. The radio antennas were broken on all three vehicles.

2:11 pm it was reported to police that sometime over the past two weeks a cottage had been broken into. A window was broken and a small bag of tools were stolen.

4:00 pm police responded to a threatening complaint in Port Elgin. After investigation a 15 year old male young offender was arrested for Uttering Threats to Cause Death and Breach of Probation.

4:29 pm a bicycle was stolen from the rear of a Parkwood Ave home.

9:26 pm a downtown Port Elgin bar called police suspecting a male was doing cocaine in the washroom. The drug turned out to be a prescription medication but the 39 year old Saugeen Shores male was wanted on warrants from the OPP on Mischief and Fail to Appear. The male was lodged in the cells then turned over to the OPP.



These last couple weeks have been very hot, it is wise to remember a few things; tempers are short, patience is a virtue, take that extra second at stop signs, don’t leave your dog in a vehicle, be kind and be safe.       



Dan Rivett

Chief of Police


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