Police Press Releases West Grey Police

West Grey Police Weekly Update

On April 21, 2024 a West Grey officer on patrol observed a 59 yr old resident of Durham who is known to have a suspended drivers license  operating a motor vehicle.  A traffic stop was initiated and the male was charged with driving with a suspended license for the fourth time in 2024 and the third time driving the same vehicle.  As a result of the continuing offences the vehicle was impounded and the driver charged accordingly.

On April 21, 2024 West Grey officers attended a single motor vehicle collision in the north west area of West Grey.  The 28 yr old male driver of the vehicle showed obvious signs of impairment and was arrested for impaired operation. His breath test results were found to be over three times the legal limit.  His drivers license was suspended and he was released from custody with a court date in early May.

West Grey Police officers were advised of six frauds or attempted frauds in the past week.  Three of the cases remain under investigation, one was unsuccessful and the other was found not to be a fraud.  A total of $8460.00 was lost or potentially lost to the fraudsters.  Each of these frauds is unique and one involved identity theft.