Saugeen Shores, Ontario Canada
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2020-06 - Arrest Made in Prowler Investigation

January 26, 2020

Media Release

Arrest Made in Connection with Prowler Investigation

On November 26th, 2019 a man was observed by witnesses and captured on security cameras peering into two residences in Port Elgin.  At the time of the incident a media release and screen capture was issued to the public appealing for assistance to solve the case.

Members of the Criminal Investigations and Drug Unit (CID) commenced a thorough investigation which involved analyzing video and collecting evidence from the crime locations.

A DNA sample was located at one of the locations. It was sent to the National DNA Data Bank for analysis.  CID detectives obtained a positive hit of a known convicted offender whose profile was available in the databank.

On January 24th CID officers made an arrest of 38 year old Hanover man.

He has been charged with:

  1. Criminal Harassment – beset and watch complainant
  2. Breach of Recognizance
  3. Mischief – obstructs, interrupts or interferes with the lawful use, enjoyment or operation of property
  4. Attempt Break and Enter Dwelling House
  5. Breach of Recognizance

The male was released with a court date.

Original Media Release Link -

If you have any information regarding these offences please call the Saugeen Shores Police at 519-832-9200 or report anonymously to CrimeStoppers at 800-222-TIPS (8477)


Sergeant Andrew Evans

Media Relations Officer

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