North Huron OPP Police Press Releases WFP

Road Closed In Blyth Due To Fire

(BLYTH, ON) – On May 11, 2024, the Huron County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) received a report of a residential structure fire in Blyth, North Huron.

Officers responded with members of the North Huron Fire and Emergency Services at approximately 11:43pm. The residence was unoccupied. 

Emergency Services will be on scene investigating. Dinsley Street will remain closed between Coombs Street and Morris Street in Blyth.

Updates on road closures to follow.

The Huron OPP is requesting anyone with information 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, where you may be eligible to receive a cash reward of up to $2000.

North Huron OPP Police Press Releases WFP

Repeat Offender Arrested Near Wingham

(NORTH HURON, ON) – Huron County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) has charged a Kenilworth resident with Prohibited Driving offences, along with other charges following a traffic stop on April 4th, 2024. 

On Thursday, April 4th, just after 12:00 p.m., Huron County OPP officers conducted a traffic stop for a suspected prohibited driver on Amberley Road, just outside of Wingham, in the Township of North Huron.  

The investigating officer confirmed that the male driver was prohibited from driving under the Criminal Code and was subsequently placed under arrest and taken into custody. The accused was further found to be violating a term of his probation along with two separate driving suspensions.

Wayne FERRIS, 34 years of age from Kenilworth has been charged with:

–      Operation while Prohibited – (two counts),

–      Fail to Comply with Probation Order.

The accused was additionally charged with two counts of Driving while under Suspension – Highway Traffic Act.

The involved vehicle was towed and impounded for 45 days.

The accused was held for a bail hearing and now has a court appearance scheduled for May 13th, 2024, at the Ontario Court of Justice – Goderich. 

North Huron OPP Police Press Releases

Collison Closed Hwy 4 – One Charged

(NORTH HURON, ON) – On March 19, 2024, at 3:47 p.m., the Huron County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a serious motor vehicle collision which closed Highway 4 (London Road) for a brief period.

The Huron County OPP along with North Huron Fire Department and Huron County Emergency Services responded to a two-vehicle collision which one driver was transported to hospital for non-life-threatening injuries.

A 53-year-old from Huron County was charged with:

·      Fail to yield from private road

The highway was closed for a couple of hours for the investigation but has since re-opened.

North Huron OPP Police Press Releases

Wingham Robbery – Repeat Offender Scott RYAN Arrested Again

(NORTH HURON, ON) – The Huron County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Major Crimes Unit is investigating a robbery that took place on March 8th, 2024, at a business on Josephine Street in the Township of North Huron (Wingham). 

On Friday, March 8th, 2024, at 6:10 a.m., the Huron County OPP was contacted by a store owner who called to report a robbery that had taken place at approximately 6:00 a.m. One male suspect had entered the store, produced a note, and demanded cash. The suspect appeared to have been carrying a concealed weapon. The employee advised the suspect that there was no cash inside the store. The suspect then left the store and fled on foot.

Investigators were able to later identify the suspect and on March 11th, the suspect was arrested in Wingham and taken into custody.

A search warrant of the suspect’s residence yielded evidence from the robbery.

Scott RYAN, 36 years of age from the Township of North Huron has been charged with the following offences:

–      Robbery with Intent,

–      Fail to Comply with Probation – (seven counts).

The accused was processed at the Huron OPP detachment and held for a bail hearing.

If you have any information about this incident, please contact Huron OPP at 1-888-310-1122 or (519) 482-1677. 

North Huron OPP Police Press Releases

OPP Report Sexual Assaults In Corporation Of North Huron

(NORTH HURON, ON) – On February 15th, 2024, members of the Huron County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) investigated a matter involving intimate partners in the Township of North Huron.

As a result of the investigation, OPP learned that the involved suspect had committed criminal acts against their partner dating back as far as 2013 – present.

A 34-year-old individual from North Huron has been charged under the Criminal Code with the following offences:

–      Assault – Spousal,

–      Assault – (two counts),

–      Forcible Confinement,

–      Theft Under $5,000,

–      Uttering Threats to Cause Bodily Harm or Death,

–      Mischief – Domestic,

–      Sexual Assault,

–      Careless Storage of Firearm, Weapon, Ammunition or Prohibited Device – (three counts),

–      Breach of Firearms Regulation – Store Firearm or Restricted Weapon – (three counts).

The accused was processed, held for a bail hearing, and later remanded into custody with a court date scheduled for the Goderich Ontario Court of Justice.

Victims of intimate partner violence (IPV) are not alone. If you or someone you know needs support, there are local resources available to help. One organization you can contact is Victim Services of Huron at or by calling toll free at #1-866-863-4108, or #1-519-600-4108.

The OPP can be reached anytime, anywhere in the Province of Ontario at 1-888-310-1122, or 911 in an emergency.

Should you wish to remain anonymous, you may call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or submit a secure web tip at where you may be eligible to receive a cash reward of up to $2,000.

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