wireontrailOn Wednesday, February 17, 2016 at approximately 11:43 a.m., Grey County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) was alerted to barbed wire that had been found by a snowmobiler on the Ontario Federation of Snowmobile Clubs OFSC trail at Georgian Bluffs marker 113, near Grey Rd. 3, south of Hwy. 21, in the Township of Georgian Bluffs. The barbed wire had been fastened to a posted stop sign.This is the fourth incident involving barbed wire on OFSC trails and public lands since January 22, 2016.

Grey County OPP has conducted and will continue to conduct snowmobile patrols throughout their area, however, they ask people using trails for recreational activities to be vigilant, be aware of theirsurroundings, and use caution.

Grey County OPP warn those person(s) responsible for erecting barbed wire, or any other material creating a dangerous condition, that they could potential face criminal and civil liability.

Anyone with information which may assist police in identifying person(s) responsible, are asked to call the 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.crimestoppersgb.ca, where you may be eligible to receive a cash reward of up to $2,000.

source:media release,Grey County OPP