Bruce Peninsula O.P.P. Report: Charges Laid Following Assault and Attempting To Disarm Officer

Media Release

(SOUTH BRUCE PENINSULA, ON) On November 13, 2022, the Grey Bruce Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to the report of an assault on John Street in the Town of South Bruce Peninsula.

Officers arrived on scene and an individual was placed under arrest. During the arrest, the accused began to resist causing minor injuries to an officer. The officer was treated at a local area hospital and released.

The accused was subsequently transported to the Wiarton OPP station. During the lodging process, the accused again became uncooperative and attempted to take a weapon from an officer’s duty belt.

A 34 year old from the Town of South Bruce Peninsula is charged with the following offences:

· Break, enter dwelling house – commit indictable offence

· Assault

· Disarming a peace officer

· Assault with the intent to resist arrest

The accused is being held pending a bail hearing at the Ontario Court of Justice in Owen Sound on November 14, 2022.


(GREY BRUCE, ON) On November 2, 2022, the Grey Bruce Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), West Region OPP Traffic Incident Management and Enforcement Team (TIME), Owen Sound Police Service (OSPS), Ministry of Transportation (MTO), and the Ministry of Finance (MFO) hosted a one-day commercial motor vehicle blitz in the Township of Georgian Bluffs. Inspecting officers were checking for compliance with commercial motor vehicle regulations and safety standards.

Throughout the day, 34 commercial motor vehicles were inspected resulting in 31 charges for various infractions, 2 unauthorized licence plate seizures, and 12 warnings.

Officers also removed 8 commercial motor vehicles from service due to major defects that were discovered during inspection.

The Grey Bruce OPP remains committed to improving road safety and will continue to work with our road safety partners to achieve this goal.