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OPP Police Press Releases South Bruce WFP

Devon HUSK Was Arrested

(SOUTH BRUCE, ON) – On June 4, 2024, at 3:08 p.m., a South Bruce Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) officer on Patrol in the Municipality of South Bruce, observed a driver aggressively operating a motor vehicle. The driver was stopped on Highway 9.

As a result of the traffic stop, officers believed that the driver was impaired by alcohol; they were subsequently placed under arrest and taken to a Qualified Breath Technician for breath tests.

Devon HUSK, 25-years-old, from the Municipality of Kincardine was charged with:

  • Speeding
  • Impaired operation of a motor vehicle
  • Impaired operation of a motor vehicle – Over 80
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OPP Police Press Releases South Bruce WFP

44 Year Old From Walkerton Arrested – Cocaine A Factor

(SOUTH BRUCE, ON) – One individual is charged following a drug trafficking investigation and the execution of a search warrant at a residence by the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) South Bruce Community Street Crime Unit (CSCU).

On May 17, 2024, at 10:24 am, members of Grey Bruce CSCU conducted a vehicle stop at a location in South Bruce. During the interaction, officers had sufficient grounds to arrest the driver for drug related offences. The driver was taken into custody without incident. A search of both the driver and the vehicle led to the discovery of a quantity of cocaine.

South Bruce CSCU with assistance of the Grey Bruce CSCU, executed a search warrant at the residence on Sepp Court in Walkerton. During the search officers discovered and seized a quantity of suspected cocaine, and psilocybin along with drug paraphernalia. The combined estimated value of the seized controlled substances is approximately $3800.00.

Charged with the following alleged offences is 44-year-old Paul Hauck of Walkerton with:

  • Possession Schedule I Substance for the Purpose of Trafficking
  • Possession Schedule III Substance

The accused was released and is scheduled to attend the Ontario Court of Justice in Walkerton on June 26, 2024.

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OPP Police Press Releases South Bruce WFP

OPP Learning To Ride Bicycles – Patrols Start Once Training Wheels Removed?

(SOUTH BRUCE, ON) – Members of the South Bruce Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) will be out in the communities on bicycle patrol this summer. Several new officers have been trained on how to operate police bicycles. One of the biggest advantaged to bicycle patrol is its ability to go where traditional patrol vehicles can’t. Trail systems will be patrolled throughout the South Bruce Detachment area. 

“Our objective is to put officers in our communities engaging with the public on trails, beach fronts and areas that see a large amount of foot and pedal traffic”- Detachment Staff Sgt. Deb McClure.

Community education and engagement is a summer focus for the members of South Bruce OPP. 

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OPP Police Press Releases South Bruce

Jacob STEWART Arrested Again

(SOUTH BRUCE, ON) – On May 1, 2024, at approximately 11:08 p.m., the South Bruce Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) attempted to stop a vehicle along Clinton Street in Teeswater after having received a driving complaint. The vehicle failed to stop for police; a pursuit was not initiated due to public safety.

Investigation revealed that this vehicle also failed to stop earlier in the evening for a member of the West Region Highway Safety Division (HSD) in Carrick Township. The identity of the driver was confirmed by officers.

On May 2, 2024, at approximately 7:55 a.m., the accused was located and arrested after a short foot pursuit in Teeswater.

Jacob STEWART, 32-years-old, of no fixed address has been charged with the following offences:

  • Operation while prohibited (two counts)
  • Flight from peace officer (two counts)
  • Fail to comply with probation (two counts)
  • Fail to comply with undertaking
  • Poss. of a schedule I substance
  • Driving while under suspension
  • Operate a motor vehicle – no insurance
  • Operate unsafe vehicle
  • Fail to stop for police

The South Bruce 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 www.cstip.ca, where you may be eligible to receive a cash reward of up to $2000.

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OPP Police Press Releases South Bruce WFP

One Airlifted Following Collision – Road Now Open

(SOUTH BRUCE, ON) – On April 6, 2024, at 11:37 p.m., the South Bruce Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) received a report of a motor vehicle collision on Highway 9 between Bruce Road 3 and Concession 10 East, Municipality of South Bruce.

Officers responded to the scene with Emergency Medical Services (EMS) to find a single passenger vehicle involved.

The lone occupant was air lifted by Ornge to a trauma hospital with serious injuries, later deemed to be non-life-threatening.

Road closures were placed at the scene for the protection of emergency responders; the roadway has since been re-opened.

The South Bruce OPP is continuing to investigate the collision.

The South Bruce 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 www.cstip.ca, where you may be eligible to receive a cash reward of up to $2000.

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OPP Police Press Releases South Bruce WFP

SB OPP Enforce Law For One Weekend A Year – Caught 54 Speeders

(SOUTHERN BRUCE COUNTY, ON) – All available members of the South Bruce Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) took part in an Easter Long Weekend traffic safety campaign. From March 29 – April 1, 2024 South Bruce OPP officers were highly visible on area roads watching for traffic safety violations and closely watching for seatbelt use.

During the long weekend, South Bruce officers charged 3 motorists and 2 passengers for failing to wear a seatbelt. Other charges laid this past weekend include:

  • 54 charges for Speeding
  • 2 charges for Driving while under Suspension
  • 1 motorist charged with Impaired Driving
  • 1 motorist charged with Distracted Driving
  • 123 total charges, 53 warnings issued

There were no Motor Vehicle Collisions (MVC) reported during the traffic safety initiative.

The long weekend traffic safety campaign has ended, but the South Bruce OPP remains committed to road safety and officers will continue with traffic education and enforcement.

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