Kincardine OPP Police Press Releases WFP

One Brandishing Weapon Arrested In Kincardine

(KINCARDINE, ON) – On March 3, 2024, at 9:53 p.m., the South Bruce Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) received a report of a male brandishing a handgun outside of a business along Queen Street in Kincardine.

On April 16, 2024, the South Bruce OPP Major Crimes Unit assisted by the West Region Tactics and Rescue Unit (WR TRU) and the West Region Emergency Response Team (WR ERT) executed a search warrant at a residence in South Bruce.

As a result of the executed search warrant, police seized three imitation firearms and ammunition.

The OPP has charged Gerry SIMOES, 42-years-old, of the Municipality of South Bruce with:

  • Assault with a Weapon
  • Imitation Firearm – Use while committing offence
  • Possession of an imitation firearm weapon for a dangerous purpose

The accused was held for a bail hearing and was subsequently remanded into custody.

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, where you may be eligible to receive a cash reward of up to $2000.