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Witness returned to Halifax

Walter Madeaus Brooks, is no longer wanted on a Canada-wide Warrant for Witness, as he has returned to Halifax of his own accord and is cooperating with Halifax Regional Police. Walter Madeaus Brooks was wanted on a Canada-wide Warrant for Witness in the Supreme Court case against Demarques Shane Beals. Demarques Beals is facing a…

Canada-wide warrant for witness believed to be in Orangeville

Your Orangeville Police Service- Criminal Investigations Branch and investigators with the Halifax Regional Police- Homicide Unit of the Integrated Criminal Investigation Division are asking for the public’s help locating a man wanted on a Canada-wide Warrant for Witness. Walter Madeaus Brooks is wanted on a Canada-wide Warrant for Witness in the Supreme Court case against…

Male arrested with replica hand gun at Courthouse

The Orangeville Police Service has arrested and charged a 20-year-old male in connection to a report of a male being in possession of a hand gun at the County of Dufferin Courthouse Wednesday morning. On Wednesday May 17, 2017, at approximately 11:15 a.m., maintenance staff were working outside of the County of Dufferin Courthouse, located…

School teacher facing assault charge

The Orangeville Police Service has arrested and charged a 47-year-old female in connection to an assault complaint involving a student at a local elementary school. On Friday, April 8, 2017, at approximately 5:00 p.m., a parent contacted the Orangeville Police Service to report that his young son had been assaulted by a teacher while in…

Orangeville Police participates in Drive Safe campaign

Your Orangeville Police Service is pleased to participate in the 2017 Drive Safe! R.I.D.E Campaign, a Province-wide campaign designed to keep our roadways among the safest in North America. The Ontario Association of Chiefs of Police (OACP) is sponsoring the campaign and reminding Ontarians to “Share the Road”, with a particular emphasis on the following…

Police investigate fail to remain collision

The Orangeville Police are investigating a fail to remain collision that occurred in the parking lot entrance of McDonalds on Broadway early Saturday morning. On Saturday May 13, 2017 at approximately 4:00am, a vehicle described as a Mitsubishi Lancer, red or burgundy in colour, was in the parking lot of McDonalds restaurant located at 23…

Male arrested for mischief to railroad car

The Orangeville Police Service has arrested and charged an 18-year-old male in connection to causing damage to a railroad car at the Orangeville-Brampton Railway yard, located at 49 Town Line, Wednesday morning. On Wednesday, May 10, 2017, at approximately 11:00 a.m., unknown suspects attended the train yard and were observed to be in an area…

Second male arrested for November theft of cash register

The Orangeville Police Service has arrested and charged a second man in connection to the theft of a cash register from a local convenience store on November 13, 2016. On Sunday, November 13, at approximately 6:45 p.m., two suspects attended a convenience store located at 200 Elizabeth Street. One suspect stayed outside of the store…

Last shift of long career for Orangeville police officer

The Orangeville Police Service will be saying good-bye to one of its members Friday afternoon as Detective Constable Brian Parkes reports off duty for the final time after 40 years of policing. D/C Parkes began his career in law enforcement 40 years ago with the Niagara Regional Police Service. After serving that region for 25…

Open House and Prescription Drug Drop-Off Launch Police Week

The Orangeville Police Service is opening its doors to the public for the annual tour of the police station and charity BBQ on Saturday, May 13, 2017. The 2017 Police Week celebrations begin at 10:00 a.m. at the Orangeville Police Service headquarters at 390 C Line. Members of the Police Auxiliary Unit and Humber College…