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OPP Report Feb. 15, 2020

Web posted on February 15, 2020

OPP/OSPS DRUG WARRANT EXECUTED

(SOUTH BRUCE PENINSULA, ON) - On February 14, 2020, members of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Community Street Crimes Unit (CSCU), West Region OPP Emergency Response Team (ERT), Grey-Bruce OPP and Owen Sound Police Service (OSPS) officers executed a Controlled Drugs and Substances Act search warrant at a property along Highway 21 in Town of South Bruce Peninsula. 

As a result of the execution of the search warrant, police seized Cocaine, Heroin, Lysergic acid Diethylamide (LSD) and Oxycodone pills. The estimated, combined value of the seized controlled substances is $93,105. 

Police also seized offence related property that consisted of more than $31,000, firearm, ammunition, digital scales, a cell phone, debt lists and packaging material.

The accused, a 49-year-old resident of Owen Sound, was charged with Possession of Cocaine for the purpose of Trafficking, Possession of Heroin for the purpose of Trafficking, Possession of LSD for the purpose of Trafficking, Possession of Oxycodone, Possess a Firearm while Prohibited and Possess Ammunition while Prohibited. They are scheduled to appear in court on March 19, 2020 to answer to the charges.

The South Bruce OPP is requesting anyone with information that can assist police to call 1-888-310-1122. Should you wish to remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or submit a secure web-tip at www.cstip.ca, where you may be eligible to receive a cash reward of up to $2,000.

COLLISION BETWEEN SCHOOL BUS AND ROAD GRADER

School bus driver charged following collision

 (CHATSWORTH, ON) - On February 10, 2020 at 7:53 a.m. Grey Bruce Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were dispatched to a motor vehicle collision on Concession 10 west of Walters Falls, Grey County involving a school bus and road grader. The road grader and school bus were both northbound on the roadway when the bus struck the grader from behind.  

OPP officers attended and found 1 person with minor injuries. A 12 year old passenger on the school bus were transported by ambulance to hospital. There were a total of 11 students on the school bus.

Grey Bruce OPP have charged the driver of the school bus, a 52 year old from Thornbury, with Careless Driving.

Anyone with information that can assist Grey Bruce OPP with this investigation, call 1-888-310-1122. Should you wish to remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or submit a secure web-tip at www.cstip.ca, where you may be eligible to receive a cash reward of up to $2,000.

PICK-UP TRUCK STOLEN IN PERTH EAST

(STRATFORD, ON) - On February 10, 2020, Perth County OPP responded to the report of a stolen 2019 grey Dodge Ram 3500 from a business located on Line 26 west of Road 110.

An employee of the business observed the truck traveling north on Road 111 at 6:50 a.m. that morning. Police were called at 8:00 a.m. by the business owner when it was determined the truck was not being driven by an employee and had been stolen.


Anyone with information on this theft or any other crime are asked to call Police or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or submit a secure web-tip at http://hc-cs.ca where you may be eligible to receive a cash reward up to $2,000.

THEFT OF TOOLS IN PERTH EAST

(PERTH EAST, ON) - On February 11, 2020, Perth County OPP responded to the report of a theft that occurred overnight on a rural property located on Road 106, north of Line 29 in the Township of Perth East.

A cargo trailer at a jobsite was entered and tools valued at approximately $10,000 were stolen. The stolen tools included:

  A number of Dewalt cordless drills and batteries

  A number of Hilti cordless drills and batteries

  A Makita circular saw

  A Stihl quick cut saw

  Numerous drill bits and other miscellaneous tools

Witnesses of a theft or suspicious activity are asked to call Police or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or submit a secure web-tip at http://hc-cs.ca where you may be eligible to receive a cash reward up to $2,000.


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