Saugeen Shores Police Service

Media Release

Saugeen Shores Police Service Media Release

Weekly Statistics   - 07 August – 13 August 2017

Total weekly incidents:  177

Incident Type

Number

 Incident Type

 Number

911 call/911 hang-up

10

Motor Vehicle Recovered

Alarms

4

Motor Vehicles collisions

11

Ambulance assist

Municipal bylaw

4

Animal complaints

8

Neighbour dispute

Assault

Noise complaints

5

Arson

1

Non-police matter-low priority

Assist Probation

Non Traffic Accident

Attempt or threat of suicide

Other Criminal Code

Bail violations

1

Other Provincial Statutes

Bar checks

Person Check

Break and Enter

1

Phone calls

Breach of probation

1

Police assistance

9

Bylaw Officer Incidents

4

Police information

16

Check on well-being

Police Info Crime Stopper Tip

Child Pornography

Possession of Stolen Property

Community services

7

Prevent breach of the peace

2

Compliance checks

2

Property check

Conditional Sentence Order

Property damage

Counterfeit Money

Property related

12

Court order

Public morals

Crosswalk/School zone

Record Check

3

Dangerous conditions

1

R.I.D.E. checks

2

Disturb the peace

3

Robbery

Domestic dispute

1

School patrol

Drug offences

1

Sexual assaults

Escorts

Shoplifting

Family disputes

1

Stolen Vehicle

Fire

1

Sudden deaths

Focused Patrol

Suspicious persons

1

Foot patrols

15

Suspicious vehicles

2

Fraud

1

Theft

4

Gang

Threats

Harassment

1

Towed vehicle

Impaired/over 80

Traffic complaint

7

Indecent Act

Traffic Control

Insecure premises

1

Traffic enforcement - H.T.A.

18

Landlord tenant disputes

1

Traffic enforcement - other

1

Liquor License Act

3

Traffic hazard

Marine

1

Trespass to Property Act

2

Mental Health Act

2

Trouble with youth

Mischief

2

Unwanted persons

2

Missing persons

1

Warrants

1

Motor vehicle abandoned

Weapons

Media Release 07 August  – 13 August 2017

August 7, 2017

At 12:06am, police received a report of a motor vehicle collision on Stickel Street.  The complainant reported that sometime between 7:30pm and 11:40pm, her vehicle was struck while it was parked on the street. There was damage to the front left corner and red transfer paint.

At 1:00am, police stopped an intoxicated cyclist on Goderich Street.  He was turned over to the care of a friend and charged under the Liquor Licence Act.

A cell phone was reported lost in the area of Elgin and Goderich Street.  The phone is a black and silver IPhone with a cracked screen.

An envelope containing $400 cash was reported lost some time between August 3rd and August 7th.  The envelope was white and had “Rent” written on it.

At 4:30pm, R.I.D.E. checks were conducted in Burgoyne.  Approximately 70 vehicles were checked with no alcohol or drug infractions.

August 8, 2017

Police attended a motor vehicle collision on Bruce Road 40. A motorist travelling west lost control and struck a road sign. The driver, a male, age 52 years from Brampton, was charged with Careless Driving under the Highway Traffic Act.  There were no injuries.

An IPhone 6  with a grey cover was reported lost.

A dark blue bag with a shoulder strap was reported lost in Port Elgin.  The bag contained a Nokia cell phone and a wallet.

August 9, 2017

At 9:00pm, police were dispatched to the Tim Hortons parking lot on Gustavus Street in regards to a male causing a disturbance. The male, age 17 years was found to be intoxicated and not complying with a no alcohol condition of a previous release.  He was charged with Failing to Comply with an Undertaking and held until sober.

August 10, 2017

At 1:20pm, police attended a disturbance at the corner of Albert and High Streets in Southampton.  The dispute had ended on police arrival.  No charges were laid.

Two residents at 954 Arlington Street reported a fraud.  They each replied to a pop up message on their computers indicating that the computers had serious viruses.  One victim paid $400 and the other paid $300 for a fraudulent technician to fix their computers.

Two handmade wooden signs were stolen from the front of a property on North Shore Road.  The signs were marked for sale.  One of the signs says “BAKERY” and the other sign says “Beach Please”.

August 11, 2017

A traffic complaint was received about vehicles speeding on Concession 6 east of Highway 21.  The speed limit is 40 km/hr in this area.  Speed enforcement will be conducted in the area.

At 11:00pm, R.I.D.E. checks were conducted on Railway Street.  No infractions.

August 12, 2017

A motorist on Bruce Road 3 reported a hitchhiker throwing a stone and hitting his vehicle.  The vehicle was travelling south on Bruce Road 3 at 7:30am and when it did not stop the hitchhiker threw a stone.  The involved person was located by police in Paisley.  A male, age 24, from Hamilton was charged with Mischief under the Criminal Code and with Being Intoxicated in a Public Place under the Liquor Licence Act.

A barbeque was reported stolen from a property on Ferndale Lane.  The theft occurred sometime in the past 2 weeks.

August 13, 2017

At 12:30pm, police received a report of a break and enter to a storage area at the rear of Gerry’s Fries on Beach Street.  Items were removed from the building and a Chapman’s Ice Cream sign was stolen.

A paddle board was reported stolen from the Southampton beach in the area of Lambert Lane.  The board is 10.5 feet long, inflatable and red/grey in colour.

At 12:37pm, police were dispatched to a fight in the area of 560 Ivings Drive in Port Elgin.  Police attended and located two males who had been in a scuffle.  There was no complaint of any assault.  One of the males, age 32, from Saugeen Shores was arrested due to Intoxication.  He was held in custody until sober and charged under the Liquor Licence Act.

At 5:49pm, police and fire were dispatched to a house fire at 788 Bruce Street in Port Elgin.  On police arrival smoke was observed billowing from multiple points around the roof.  Saugeen Shores Fire Department was able to contain the fire damage to the garage area of the residence.  Damage is estimated at $75000. Saugeen Shores Police are investigating the cause of the fire with assistance from the Fire Department and the Office of the Fire Marshal.

Ken McCulloch

Inspector

Saugeen Shores Police Service

 

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