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Grey Bruce County OPP Reports - Nov. 20, 2017

Web posted on November 20, 2017

POLICE INVESTIGATING VEHICLE THEFT

(TEESWATER, ON) - On November 18, 2017 at 9:38 a.m., the South Bruce Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) received a theft report from a residence along Jane Street north in Teeswater. Sometime between 12:00 p.m. on November 16, 2017 and 9:00 a.m. on November 18, 2017, a Brown Toyota Corolla with licence #CBHY 502 was taken. There is no estimate on the value of the stolen car available at this time.

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.

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FATAL MOTOR VEHICLE COLLISION

(TOWNSHIP OF GEORGIAN BLUFFS, ON) - On November 18, 2017 at approximately 1:05 a.m., Grey County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) together with Bruce Peninsula Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a fatal motor vehicle collision at the intersection of Zion Church Road and Grey Road 17 in the Township of Georgian Bluffs.

Initial investigation revealed that a Dodge Dakota pick-up truck travelling southbound on Zion Church Road failed to stop at a posted stop sign resulting in a collision with a Ford Edge sport utility vehicle (SUV) that was travelling eastbound on Grey Road 17.

Grey Bruce Paramedic Services (EMS) and South Bruce Fire Department assisted.

The driver of the Ford Edge, a 23-year old female, suffered serious non-life threatening injuries and a 52-year old female passenger suffered minor injuries. Both were transported to hospital. A second passenger inside the Ford Edge was pronounced dead at the scene. The deceased has been identified as 53-year old Allan JOYCE of the Township of Georgian Bluffs.

The driver of the Dodge Dakota pick-up truck, a 31-year old female from Wiarton, sustained serious non life-threatening injuries. A 34-year old male passenger from Owen Sound suffered minor injuries. Both were transported to hospital.

Grey County OPP, with the assistance of the OPP Technical Traffic Collision Investigators, continue to investigate the collision which is in its early stages. Charges are anticipated.

Zion Church Road is closed between Concession 21 and Concession 17. Grey Road 17 is closed between Thompson Sideroad and Sideroad 315 until further notice.

Anyone with information which may assist is asked to contact Grey County OPP at 1-888-310-1122. Should you wish to remain anonymous, you may call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS). You may be eligible to receive a cash reward of up to $2,000

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CANADIAN COUNTERFEIT $100 BILL USED IN DUNDALK

(TOWNSHIP OF SOUTHGATE, ON) - On November 14, 2017, Grey County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) received a call from the CIBC Bank in Dundalk reporting that they were in possession of a counterfeit Canadian $100 bill.

The counterfeit Canadian $100 bill, serial number PYF2548960, was received by Highland Gas Bar on Main Street East, Dundalk, in the Township of Southgate.

It pays to check your cash - bank notes, including polymer notes - are secure only if you check them. Checking your cash protects you from fraud. The Bank of Canada won't reimburse you for counterfeit money.

A free, Bank of Canada - Employee Handbook - a Guide to Verifying Canadian Bank Notes, are available at the Chatsworth OPP Detachment located on Hwy. 6 & 10 in Chatsworth during normal business hours - 8:00 a.m.- 4:00 p.m. Monday - Friday.

To learn more about bank notes contact the Bank of Canada at 1-800-303-1282 or by email at info@bankofcanada.ca.

Anyone with information is asked to call Grey County OPP at 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 $2000.

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DANGEROUS DRIVER REMOVED FROM THE ROAD

(NORTHERN BRUCE PENINSULA, ON) - On November 17, 2017 a member of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) observed a 2017 Mitsubishi travelling at more than double the speed limit of 80 kilometres an hour (km/h), northbound on Highway 6 South of Ferndale. The vehicle continued through Ferndale's community safety zone of 60 km/h at more than double that speed limit. Police finally caught up to the vehicle and stopped it north of Ferndale.

The driver of the 2017 Mitsubishi Lancer, 20-year old Ryohei NOGUCHI of Welland, was arrested for Dangerous Driving under the Criminal Code of Canada.

The vehicle has been impounded for seven days.

The accused was released on a Promise to Appear at Ontario Court of Justice in Owen Sound on November 29, 2017.

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POLICE SEEKING INFORMATION ON SUSPICIOUS MALE

(PAISLEY, ON) - On November 14, 2017 at 5:06 p.m., the South Bruce Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) received a report of a suspicious male in Paisley. Between 4:15 on November 14, 2017 and 4:35 on November 17, 2017, a youth was rollerblading along Bruce County Road 11 when a car stopped. The driver started a conversation which made the youth uncomfortable.

The car is described as an older model, Blue, 4 door, with a Silver roof. It was last seen northbound on Queen Street north in Paisley.

Description: Male, approximately 60 years old, White moustache, Speaks with a British accent, wearing a Blue jacket and a "Golfer's Hat"

Officers are looking to speak with the male driver.

The OPP reminds all members of the public to be aware of their personal safety at all times. The OPP's website, www.opp.ca., contains a number of useful resources, tips and links.

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.

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CALLER HELPS POLICE STOP IMPAIRED DRIVER

(KINCARDINE, ON) - On November 15, 2017 at 3:11 p.m., the South Bruce Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) received a report of a possible impaired driver operating a Black Jeep Cherokee. The vehicle was located on Williamsburg Street in Kincardine and the driver was found to have been drinking alcohol.

Forty-year-old Dwayne SHEPPARD of Kincardine was charged with impaired driving and operate over 80 milligrams. He is scheduled to appear in court on December 6, 2017 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.


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