opp-car-regularMELANCTHON TOWNSHIP – On, July 24, 2014, at 12:47 P.m., a Grey County OPP officer along the 7th Line of Melancthon Township saw a red Ford Explorer that had been reported stolen. The officer activated the cruiser emergency lighting, but the driver ignored the police vehicle and continued on into a driveway where he stopped the vehicle and ran into a wooded area.
West Region OPP Emergency Response Team members and a West Region Canine (K9) officer were called to assist in searching for the driver. He was eventually, located in a barn, on a Grey Road 9 property.


no-swim-regBeach water sampling from Wednesday, June 23 at Kelso Beach, Northwinds Beach (Blue Mountains) and Little River Beach Park (Thornbury) shows levels exceeding Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care standards for acceptable bacterial levels. As a result, this area will be posted and remain posted until samples indicate that water is safe for bathing.

The Medical Officer of Health advises bathers that high levels of bacteria in the water may pose a risk to their health.

opp-p0lice-july-regularWALKERTON – On July 22, 2014 at 4:31 pm, the South Bruce OPP received a theft report from a home along Jane Street in Walkerton. Sometime between 10:00 pm on July 20, 2014 and 4:00 pm on July 22, 2014 a Grey Evinrude 9.9 horsepower outboard motor was taken from the boat while it was parked at the Jane Street home. The value of the stolen property is estimated to be $600.
Suspicious vehicles and suspicious people need to be reported to police immediately so officers can investigate.

bruce-regTIVERTON – The return of summer bus tours to the Bruce Power site has been a huge success, the nuclear operator says.

Due to high demand and limited seating on the buses, Bruce Power said in a news release, it is adding two more tours per week for the month of August. Tours will be available at 1 and 2 p.m. on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays next month.


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