OPP Report: Break And Enter At Construction Site In Sauble Beach

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Media Release

(SOUTH BRUCE PENINSULA, ON) – On November 26, 2020 at 7:42 a.m., Grey Bruce Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were dispatched to a break and enter at a construction site at Lakeshore Boulevard North in South Bruce Peninsula.

The break-in occurred between 6:00 p.m. on November 25th and 6:00 a.m. on November 26th. Unknown person(s) broke into the first and second floors and stole multiple tools, including various cordless tools and saws, from a building currently under construction. The total value of the property taken was over $50,000. Several of the stolen tools were made by HILTI.

Grey Bruce OPP are asking for assistance from the public in identifying the person(s) involved in this crime.

GREY BRUCE OPP WELCOME NEW OFFICER

(CHATSWORTH, ON) – In October of 2020, the Grey Bruce Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) welcomed a new recruit to the counties.

Provincial Constable Braydon Sissons is originally from Wasaga Beach, Ontario.

Braydon graduated from Wilfred Laurier University with a degree in Environmental Studies. While at university, he worked with the Wilfred Laurier Special Constable Service as a dispatcher and spent several summers working with Ontario Parks, as a Park Warden. 

PC Sissons looks forward to getting to know the residents in the various communities that we serve.

Grey Bruce OPP welcome Provincial Constable Braydon Sissons

ANNUAL OPP AUXILIARY UNIT FOOD DRIVE – Donations collected at a distance

(CHATSWORTH, ON) – Over the past two weekends, members of the Grey Bruce Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Auxiliary Unit set up outside grocery stores in South Bruce Peninsula and Northern Bruce Peninsula and distance collected donations of food and money.

The food and money that was donated was turned over to community foodbanks to help those in need this holiday season.

Thank you for supporting your community during this Holiday Season and into the New Year.

Members of the Grey Bruce OPP Auxiliary Unit with the food donations collected at the annual Food Drive.

STUNT DRIVER CHARGED ON BRUCE PENINSULA

(NORTHERN BRUCE PENINSULA, ON) On December 5, 2020 at 2:43 p.m., Grey Bruce Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) stopped a (black) car on Highway 6, near Pike Bay Road in Northern 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 21 year old from Mississauga, 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.

WINTER DRIVING REMINDER FROM THE GREY BRUCE OPP

(GREY-BRUCE, ON) – On December 1st, 2020 the Grey Bruce area received a significant amount of snowfall and gave motorists the first real winter storm of the season to deal with. Members of the Grey Bruce Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to nine motor vehicle collisions (over a 24 hour period) and assisted with several more stranded motorists and stuck vehicles.

Grey Bruce OPP and the Ministry of Transportation remind motorists that now is the time to prepare for winter driving conditions.

-Consider installing four winter snow tires (if you haven’t already);

-Download the free Ontario 511 mobile App, to get access to real-time highway conditions and traffic information;

-Plan on extra time for winter travel;

-Clean snow and ice off of your vehicle;

Safe Winter Driving Tips:

-Adapt your driving to the road and weather conditions;

-Reduce your speed and avoid sudden maneuvers to stay in control at all times:

-Avoid distractions and be alert for changing road conditions;

-Leave more space between you and other vehicles so you have time to react and stop quickly;

-Proceed with caution where large snowbanks could reduce your line of sight;

Stay alert, Stay safe!

GREY BRUCE OFFICERS COMMITTED TO STOPPING IMPAIRED DRIVING

(SOUTH BRUCE PENINSULA, ON) – West Region Headquarters of Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) has recognized Grey Bruce OPP Officer Jordan Myles for his dedication and commitment to arresting impaired drivers and keeping our roadways safe. Provincial Constable Myles has been one of the top three Officers in West Region for Impaired Driving arrests over the past five years.

Provincial Constable Myles has worked for the OPP for the past five years and he is currently stationed out of the Grey Bruce OPP detachment in Wiarton. He believes that proactive policing, including traffic stops and talking with motorists is an essential part of traffic and road safety.

West Region Headquarters of Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) has recognized Grey Bruce OPP Officer Jordan Myles for his dedication and commitment to arresting impaired drivers and keeping our roadways safe.

OPP Launches Festive R.I.D.E. Campaign

Between robust mandatory alcohol screening laws, vigilant citizens and dedicated officers, the Ontario Provincial Police reminds drivers they’ll have plenty to worry about if they choose to get behind the wheel after consuming alcohol or drugs over the holidays.

The OPP’s Festive Reduce Impaired Driving Everywhere (R.I.D.E.) campaign kicks off this week and runs until January 3, 2021. 

If you suspect a driver is impaired, please call the OPP at 1-888-310-1122.

DRIVER ARRESTED AT TRAFFIC STOP

(SOUTH BRUCE PENINSULA, ON) – On November 25, 2020 at 12:50 p.m., Grey Bruce Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) conducted a traffic stop on a (white) pick-up truck on Highway 6, near the Wiarton OPP detachment in South Bruce Peninsula.

Police spoke with the driver, who was currently bound by release conditions resulting from an unrelated police occurrence. This person was found to not be complying with these conditions and was arrested.

As a result of this investigation, Grey Bruce OPP have charged a 39 year old from Northern Bruce Peninsula, ON with failing to comply with Release Order, section 145(5)(a) Criminal Code of Canada.

The accused was released on an Appearance Notice and is required to attend the Ontario Court of Justice in Owen Sound on January 14, 2021.

TWO PEOPLE ARRESTED IN WIARTON

(SOUTH BRUCE PENINSULA, ON) – On November 22, 2020 at 9:37 a.m., Grey Bruce Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) received a complaint of a person running with an object, resembling a rifle, near a residence at William Street in Wiarton, in the Town of South Bruce Peninsula.

Police patrolled the area and set up containment around a residence at William Street.

Police were able to contact the parties inside the house, and both occupants vacated the residence without incident. No firearm was recovered.

As a result of this investigation, Grey Bruce OPP have charged a 22 year old from South Bruce Peninsula, ON and a 30 year old from South Bruce Peninsula, ON with:

-Possession of a Schedule 1 substance – opioid, section 4(1) Controlled Drugs and Substance Act

-Failing to comply with Undertaking, section 145(4)(a) Criminal Code of Canada.

Both of the accused were released on an Undertaking and they are required to attend the Ontario Court of Justice in Owen Sound on January 14, 2021.

GREY BRUCE OPP WELCOME NEW OFFICER

(CHATSWORTH, ON) – In October of 2020, the Grey Bruce Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) welcomed a new recruit to the counties.

Provincial Constable Ryan Stapleton is originally from Barrie, Ontario. He graduated from Wilfred Laurier University with a degree in Biology and played Junior Hockey in both Aylmer and Midland.

Ryan was an organizer of “Mark’s Game” charity tournaments that help support youth mental health, which raised over $35,000, over five years.

PC Stapleton looks forward to getting to know the residents in the various communities that we serve.

Grey Bruce OPP welcome Provincial Constable Ryan Stapleton.