Saugeen Shores Police Service

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Saugeen Shores Police Service Media Release

Weekly Statistics   - 26 June – 02 July 2017

Total weekly incidents:  180

Incident Type

Number

 Incident Type

 Number

911 call/911 hang-up

2

Motor Vehicle Recovered

Alarms

4

Motor Vehicles collisions

4

Ambulance assist

1

Municipal bylaw

1

Animal complaints

5

Neighbour dispute

1

Assault

5

Noise complaints

6

Arson

Non-police matter-low priority

Assist Probation

Non Traffic Accident

Attempt or threat of suicide

Other Criminal Code

1

Bail violations

Other Provincial Statutes

Bar checks

4

Person Check/  OSOR

3

Break and Enter

1

Phone calls

Breach of probation

1

Police assistance

7

Bylaw Officer Incidents

Police information

11

Check on well-being

4

Police Info Crime Stopper Tip

Child Pornography

Possession of Stolen Property

Community services

3

Prevent breach of the peace

1

Compliance checks

1

Property check

Conditional Sentence Order

Property damage

Counterfeit Money

Property related

6

Court order

2

Public morals

Crosswalk/School zone

11

Record Check

4

Dangerous conditions

R.I.D.E. checks

2

Disturb the peace

3

Robbery

Domestic dispute

2

School patrol

1

Drug offences

2

Sexual assaults

1

Escorts

1

Shoplifting

Family disputes

2

Stolen Vehicle

Fire

1

Sudden deaths

Focused Patrol

Suspicious persons

6

Foot patrols

16

Suspicious vehicles

2

Fraud

1

Theft

3

Gang

Threats

Harassment

2

Towed vehicle

Impaired/over 80

1

Traffic complaint

9

Indecent Act

Traffic Control

1

Insecure premises

Traffic enforcement - H.T.A.

11

Landlord tenant disputes

Traffic enforcement - other

1

Liquor License Act

7

Traffic hazard

1

Marine

Trespass to Property Act

1

Mental Health Act

6

Trouble with youth

Mischief

6

Unwanted persons

2

Missing persons

1

Warrants

Motor vehicle abandoned

Weapons

Media Release - 26 June – 02 July 2017

June 26, 2017

Police received a report of damage to property on the Rail Trail. A post and plaque with a sign for the Hurricane Hazel memorial site was removed and thrown down into the ditch.  Large rocks from the retaining wall were also thrown in the ditch. 

Police received a report of a break, enter and theft from a driving shed in Saugeen Township. A riding lawn mower key was taken and other items were moved around.

Anyone with information on the above crimes is requested to contact Saugeen Shores Police Service or Crime Stoppers.

June 28, 2017

At 8:45am a youth, age 11 was reported missing to police.  The youth had not been seen since midnight.  Shortly after receiving the complaint, the youth was located by police walking back to Southampton.  He had spent the night at Saugeen First Nation.

Police conducted a criminal harassment investigation after a complainant attended at the police station.  The complainant was being continually harassed by phone, text and internet messaging.  A male, age 41, from North Bay was arrested by North Bay Police Service.  Saugeen Shores Police officers attended in North Bay and returned the male for a Show Cause hearing in Walkerton.  He was charged with one count of Criminal Harassment.

June 29, 2017

Police were kept extremely busy dealing with incidents at an after Prom party on Bruce Road 3.  Police were in the area conducting RIDE checks at 10:30pm.  Later in the evening calls for service started coming in from the area.  There was a traffic complaint about parking and persons walking on the road. 

At 12:15am, police were requested to attend to assist EMS.  Two ambulances had responded to deal with two drug and alcohol overdose.  Two females, ages 18 and 15 were taken to hospital.  The drugs involved were reported to be Cocaine, Ecstasy and Marihuana.

Police also assisted a male, age 18, who had been hit in the face by a beer bottle. 

Police attended again at 1:30am as the party was out of control and being shut down.  While on scene, a male, age 19, from Owen Sound was arrested and taken into custody for drug offences in regards to the earlier overdose.  The male has been charged with Possession of a Controlled Substance (2 counts), Trafficking in a Controlled Substance (2 counts) and Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking (2 counts). 

A youth, age 16, was also arrested and charged with Fail to Comply with Recognizance (3 counts) and Possession of a Controlled Substance.

At 3:30am, police attended in the area again for a complaint of an intoxicated person jumping in front of cars.  A male, age 24, from Parry Sound was arrested and charged under the Liquor Licence Act.  He was held in custody until sober.

June 30, 2017

Police investigated a disturbance in the drive thru at Tim Horton’s in Port Elgin at 1:45pm.  The passenger in a vehicle was upset about the wait time and got into an argument with the driver of the vehicle in front.  He threw food and drink at the person.  A male, age 24 years, from Saugeen First Nation, has been charged with Assault, Uttering Threats and Fail to Comply with Probation.

July 1, 2017

Saugeen Shores Police officers responded to 44 calls for service on July 1st.

Police responded to a domestic dispute.  A male, age 34, from Guelph was charged with Uttering Threats and 2 counts of assault.  He was held in custody for a show cause hearing.

At 12:50am, police received a report of a confused elderly female outside of a cottage on Bayview Point.  The female could only provide her first name.  She was taken to the hospital.  At 6:20am, family discovered her missing from the residence and contacted police.  They were advised of her location.

At 1:50am, police responded to an unwanted person at the Wismer House.  The male was cautioned for trespassing.

At 11:00am, police investigated a family dispute that occurred in Southampton.  A male, age 46, from Saugeen Shores was charged with assault.

An IPhone 6s with a black protective case was lost in the area of the boat launch in Southampton.

Police are investigating a theft of power tools from Canadian Tire.  A suspect has been identified.

Police received a report of a dog bite.  The complainant found a dog on Highway 21 and attempted to catch it so it would not get hit by a vehicle.  He suffered a dog bite.  The dog was turned over to animal control.

July 2, 2017

A traffic stop at 4:15am resulted in charges for Impaired Driving and Drive Over 80 mgs, contrary to the Criminal Code.  The vehicle was stopped while travelling southbound on Bruce Road 3. The driver registered a fail on a roadside screening test.  Breath tests at the police station were over the legal limit.  A male, age 21, from Guelph was charged.

At 6:25am, police responded to an alarm at a business on the north end of Wellington Street.  On arrival, police found the front door insecure and while searching the building located an intoxicated person inside.  The incident is still under investigation, no charges have been laid at this time.

At 6:50am, police attended at the Port Elgin harbour in response to a call about a person yelling and swearing at people.  Police located an intoxicated male.  He was arrested and held in custody until sober. 

At 7:06am, another male was observed sleeping at a table outside the Port Elgin library.  He was found to be intoxicated and was taken into custody and held until sober.

Both persons were charged under the Liquor Licence Act.

A bicycle was stolen from 760 Goderich Street overnight. Police located the bicycle on Highway 21 at the rail trail crossing and returned it to the owner.

Police were dispatched to a call about an irate male yelling, screaming and kicking his vehicle in the Giant Tiger parking lot. The male was found to be frustrated due to mechanical issues with the vehicle and was transported to Paisley to meet a friend.

Police received a report of a broken store window at Dollarama.  It was determined that a young child had caused the damage by throwing a rock at it.  Discipline is being handled by the parent.

At 3:00pm, police investigated a dispute at a cottage park on Elgin Street.  There had been an argument over one of the involved persons smoking medical marihuana in front of children.  A male, age 39 years, from London was charged with assault.

Inspector Ken McCulloch

Saugeen Shores Police Service

 

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