SS Police1 fullThere were a total of 111 incidents between October 5 and 12.

A bicycle was reported stolen from a Southampton residence on October 12. It was located in the police bicycle pen and returned to the owner.

At 11:30 am on October 12, police responded to a motor vehicle collision. A vehicle had left the roadway on Bruce Road 3 and ended up in the ditch. There were no injuries but the vehicle needed to be towed.

In the morning on October 11, it was reported that some eggs had been thrown at two homes on Wellington Street. There was no damage and there are no suspects.

On October 11 at 2:28 pm, police received a call of people drinking in the Port Elgin Cemetery. Police located three males. One of the males was charged with Consuming Liquor in Other than a Licenced Premises.

At 2:44 pm on October 11, police arrested a 49 year old Saugeen Shores man for Impaired Driving. Police were advised of a possible impaired driver and located the vehicle in Southampton. The driver displayed signs of impairment and was taken to the police office for breath tests. He provided breath readings of 280 mgms and 270 mgms, the legal limit is 80 mgms. He was charged with Impaired Driving and Driving Over 80 mgms. His vehicle was impounded for seven days and his driver’s licence was suspended to 90 days under the ADLS system.

On October 10, a bicycle was reported stolen from a Southampton home.

At 9:07 pm on October 8, police responded to a vehicle in the ditch on North Rankin Street. A vehicle was doing a U-Turn in the parking lot and ended up in the ditch. No injuries or damage.

In the morning of October 7, the Petro Canada gas station had a gas drive off of $62.92. The licence plate was acquired and the driver came back to pay. Later the same morning, the Canadian Tire gas bar had a gas drive off of $31.95. The licence plate number was acquired and the bill was paid.

At 11:43 am on October 7, a 24 year old Saugeen Shores male wanted on a Saugeen Shores Police warrant was observed downtown Port Elgin and arrested. He had a small amount of marijuana in his possession. He had warrants for his arrest for Breaching and Officer Undertaking and Breaching Probation. He faces further charges of possession of a controlled substance and failing to comply with probation. He was held for a bail hearing in Walkerton.

On October 5 at 7:15 pm an employee of the Lakeshore Racquetball Club came out into the parking lot and observed a young male going through her vehicle. The employee yelled at the young male who rode off on a bicycle. Some change was taken from the unlocked vehicle. The youth could not be located. Please remember, Lock it or Lose it. Lock your vehicles, bicycles and homes. These types of thefts are crimes of opportunity, if you take the opportunity away they will move on to the next.

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