Saugeen Shores Police Service

Press release

Saugeen Shores Police Service Media Release



23 August 2016

Over the past few weeks the Saugeen Shores Police Service investigated several vehicle entries and thefts from vehicles.

On the 16th of August 2016 a resident of Port Elgin from Bricker St called police to report that at 4:15 am he had seen a male all dressed in black trying to enter his vehicle He yelled and the suspect ran away. At 7:06 am another resident from Maple Drive called reporting someone in the backyard with a ski mask dressed in black. The resident scared this person away.

Police attended the area and began searching. Through investigation a 17 year old Saugeen Shores male was arrested, held for a bail hearing and faces the following charges;

-          5 counts of Fail to comply with undertaking

-          Possession of property obtained by crime under $5000

-          Theft Under $5000 from a motor vehicle

Police are still working to identify the victims of some of the property recovered.

Dan Rivett

Chief of Police


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