scam-regCHATSWORTH – Grey County OPP wish to remind the public to be aware of various scams such as the Emergency scam, also known as the Grandparent scam, Microsoft scam, Charity scam, Inheritance scam, Lottery or Sweepstake scam, and Service scam, to name a few.

On Wednesday, July 30, 2014, an elderly Grey Highlands woman received a phone call from an unknown person claiming to be a representative from Sears. The victim was told that her account was overdue and that she had to pay it immediately. The victim sent a cheque for $125.29 to Total Credit Recovery Ltd., in North York, Ontario.

os-p0lice-july-regularOn July 30th 2014 just after 8:30pm a male drove his vehicle on a closed road being the construction zone in the 100 block of 2nd Avenue East, Owen Sound and in doing so struck a construction vehicle and equipment.

A citizen tried to stop the man as he could smell alcohol on the driver's breath however the male continued to drive his vehicle with two flat front tires. As a result the citizen called police.

noswim-lions-regBeach water sampling from Wednesday, July 28, 2014 at Lion's Head beach shows levels exceeding Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care standards for acceptable bacterial levels. As a result, this area will be posted and remain posted until samples indicate that water is safe for swimming.

The Medical Officer of Health advises swimmers that high levels of bacteria in the water may pose a risk to their health.

outboards-regMEAFORD – On Monday, July 28, 2014 at approximately 8:40 a.m., Grey County OPP received a theft report from the Georgian Sailing School located at the Meaford Harbour

Sometime between 4:00 p.m. on Saturday, July 26 and early Monday, July 28, unknown person(s) cut the padlocks from two outboard motors which had been attached to a small zodiac dingy.

The two stolen motors were described as follows:

- 2011 Yamaha 9.9HP Outboard S/N 1019606

- 2005 Yamaha 15HP Outboard S/N 1019276


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