West Grey Police – January 11 – 19, 2020

Polar Plunge

The annual West Grey Police Polar Plunge for Special Olympics Ontario has been announced March 13th 2020 and will be hosted at St Peters St Paul’s school in Durham. Registration is open to all and donations are being accepted for the event. Sign up now at www.polarplunge.ca/westgrey

Theft

On January 12th 2020, a 17 year old male awoke to find that his mini bike had been stolen. The victim had an inkling of who may have stolen the bike and attended the suspect residence accompanied by his girlfriend. When confronted, the four 17 year old suspects admitted to the theft and agreed to return the mini bike. During the return of the property, an argument ensued and a fight broke out. Police arrived to find the victim and his girlfriend with considerable injuries. Consequently, the four 17 year olds were arrested and charged with numerous offences including Break and enter, Assault and Possession of Property Obtained by Crime. The accused young persons were processed and released with a February 10th 2020 court date where they will answer to the charges at the Walkerton Courthouse.

Snow on vehicles

This week West Grey Police have received numerous reports of drivers who have failed to remove the snow and ice from their vehicles. In one case, ice had fallen onto another car causing extensive damage to the other vehicle. Police are reminding everyone to be make sure that your vehicles are properly cleaned so that everyone can have safe travels.

International Snowmobile Safety Week

This week is International Snowmobile safety week. You call follow the West Grey Police social media platforms for tips on how to have a safe and fun ride. Dress warmly, Know your positioning, Avoid riding alone, Exercise extra caution at night and Never drink and ride!