Bruce Peninsula OPP Report: Stolen Vehicle Recovered on Stokes Bay Rd

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Media Release

(NORTHERN BRUCE PENINSULA, ON) – On November 10, 2020 at 7:31 p.m. Grey Bruce Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), patrolling Stokes Bay Road, in the Municipality of Northern Bruce Peninsula observed a person, known to police, in possession of a stolen motor vehicle. The person was arrested at the scene. 

As a result of this investigation, Grey Bruce OPP have charged a 26 year old from Owen Sound, ON with the following offences:

-Failure to comply with an Undertaking, section 145(4)(a) Criminal Code of Canada (CC)

-Two counts of uttering threats to cause death or bodily harm, section 264.1(1)(a) CC

-Two counts of uttering threats to damage property, section 264.1(1)(b) CC

-Possession of property obtained by crime (over $5,000.), section 354(1)(a) CC

-Driving a motor vehicle while under suspension, section 53(1) Highway Traffic Act

The accused was held for a bail hearing in the Ontario Court of Justice in Owen Sound on November 11, 2020.

INVESTIGATING BREAK AND ENTER

(SOUTH BRUCE PENINSULA, ON) – On November 12, 2020 at 10:14 a.m., Grey Bruce Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were advised of a break and enter that had occurred overnight at a business at Main Street in Sauble Beach, ON. It is believed that the break in occurred on November 12 at approximately 3:30 a.m. 

There are several items missing, including clothing, jewellery and a safe. The investigation is continuing.

Grey Bruce OPP are requesting the public’s assistance with this investigation.

FIREARMS STOLEN DURING DAY LIGHT BREAK AND ENTER

(SOUTH BRUCE PENINSULA, ON) – On November 7, 2020 Grey Bruce Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were dispatched to a break and enter at a residence at Boat Lake Road in the Town of South Bruce Peninsula.

Sometime between 9:00 a.m. and 12:00 p.m., an unknown suspect(s) forced entry through a side door and gained access to this residence. The suspect(s) stole three firearms and a cross bow.

Grey Bruce OPP are seeking the public’s assistance in locating the following:

-A .303 rifle

-A shotgun

-A Remington 1100 shotgun

-A TenPoint Stealth SS cross bow

EXCESSIVE SPEED COSTS DRIVER LICENCE AND VEHICLE 

(SOUTH BRUCE PENINSULA, ON) – On November 9, 2020 at 12:25 a.m., Grey Bruce Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) stopped a (grey) pick-up truck on Highway 6, near Centre Diagonal Road in South Bruce Peninsula that was travelling over 135 kilometres per hour (km/h) in this posted 80 km/h speed limit. 

Grey Bruce OPP have charged a 40 year old from Hanover, ON with stunt driving – 50km/h or more over the posted speed limit, contrary to section 172(1) Highway Traffic Act. 

The accused was issued a Provincial Summons to attend court, a seven day drivers licence suspension and their vehicle was towed and will be impounded for seven days.

DRIVER CHARGED WITH MULTIPLE OFFENCES ON ATV

Suspended Driver with No Insurance

(SOUTH BRUCE PENINSULA, ON) – On November 5, 2020 at 8:47 a.m., Grey Bruce Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) stopped an all-terrain vehicle (ATV) that had no licence plates on Gould Street in Wiarton, in the Town of South Bruce Peninsula, ON.

The operator was a suspended driver and there were no licence plates or insurance on this ATV. 

As a result of this investigation, Grey Bruce OPP have charged a 40 year old male from South Bruce Peninsula with the following offences:

-Driving while under suspension, section 53(1) Highway Traffic Act (HTA)

-No number plate showing permit number, Ontario Regulation 316(16)(1) HTA

-Motor vehicle not properly insured, Ontario Regulation 316(17) HTA

-The accused received a Provincial Summons and the involved ATV was towed from the scene.

DEATH INVESTIGATION

(NEYAASHIINIGMIING, ON) – On November 2, 2020 at 1:39 p.m., Neyaashiinigmiing Police Service and Grey Bruce Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were called to a residence at Nayaushing Road, Neyaashiinigmiing for a person with vital signs absent.

Police Officers attended with Chippewas of Nawash Fire Department and Bruce County Paramedic services and discovered a 30 year old female at the residence who was pronounced dead.

The deceased has been identified as Ericka ASHKEWE-JONES from Chippewas of Nawash Unceded First Nation.

Members of the Neyaashiinigmiing Police Service, Grey Bruce OPP Crime Unit and OPP Forensic Identification Services, under the direction of OPP Criminal Investigation Branch, continue to investigate the circumstances surrounding this occurrence. Officers remain on scene at this time.

EMERGENCY SERVICES WORKING TO SAVE A LIFE

(SOUTH BRUCE PENINSULA, ON) – On Tuesday October 27th, 2020 Grey Bruce Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded, with Bruce County Paramedic Services and South Bruce Peninsula Fire Department, for a person in medical crisis on Dawson Street in the Town of South Bruce Peninsula.

It was determined that an individual overdosed on suspected Fentanyl, at which time emergency services administered Naloxone, which was successful in reviving the patient.

The patient was transported to hospital by ambulance.

If you suspect someone is overdosing or is in medical distress don’t delay, contact 9-1-1 immediately. Canada’s Good Samaritan Drug Overdose Act provides protection from charges for individuals at the scene of a drug overdose for simple drug possession. Please don’t fear charges, stay at the scene and stay with a victim in the event of an overdose.

ELECTRIC VEHICLE DRIVER CHARGED WITH STUNT DRIVING

(SOUTH BRUCE PENINSULA, ON) On October 28, 2020 at 12:02 p.m. Grey Bruce OPP stopped a (red) car on Highway 6, near Limberlost Road, in South Bruce Peninsula that was travelling over 135 kilometres per hour (km/h) in this posted 80 km/h speed limit.

Grey Bruce OPP have charged a 36 year old from Milton, ON with stunt driving – 50km/h or more over the posted speed limit, contrary to section 172(1) Highway Traffic Act (HTA).

The accused was issued a provincial summons to attend court, a seven day drivers licence suspension and their vehicle was towed and will be impounded for seven days.