News & Announcements

Off-duty officer arrests impaired driver

An off-duty Orangeville Police officer arrested a 45-year-old female for impaired driving on Riddell Road at Centennial Road Tuesday night. On Tuesday, March 22, 2017, at approximately 10:50 p.m., a concerned citizen contacted the Orangeville Police Service to report an erratic driver travelling northbound on Riddell Road.  The witness described a black Ford Escape crossing…

Male arrested for November theft of cash register

The Orangeville Police Service has arrested and charged a 33-year-old 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…

Police remind you to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day responsibly

Your Orangeville Police Service wants to remind all residents to enjoy St. Patrick’s Day tomorrow by celebrating responsibly. St. Patrick’s Day is traditionally a day of celebration with friends and family at home and at local licensed establishments. The Orangeville Police Service reminds residents that officers will be vigilant throughout the community to ensure the…

Winter storm driving and parking reminder

With a winter storm forecasted for the area over the next 24 hours, your Orangeville Police Service wishes to remind residents that the Town of Orangeville winter overnight parking restrictions are still in effect. Vehicles are prohibited from parking upon any highway (street) in the Town or on municipal property and parking lots, between the…

Disturbance at hotel leads to drug charges

Your Orangeville Police Service has arrested and charged a 21-year-old man with several drug related charges following a disturbance at a hotel on Buena Vista Drive early Saturday morning (March 4th). On Saturday, March 4, 2017, at approximately 3:30 a.m., police were called to a fight in progress in the parking lot of the Best…

March is Fraud Prevention Month

March is Fraud Prevention Month and your Orangeville Police Service offers the following tips to help reduce the likelihood of becoming a victim of these crimes: • Don’t be fooled by the promise of a valuable prize in return for a low-cost purchase. • Be extra cautious about calls, emails or mailings offering international bonds…

Police seek help to identify counterfeit money suspect

The Orangeville Police Service is asking for help from the public to identify a suspect who passed a counterfeit US$50 bill at a restaurant in Orangeville Monday. On Monday February 27, 2017, at approximately 7:30 p.m., an unknown male entered a First Street pizza restaurant, placed an order, and paid for the food with a…

Former Army Cadet Treasurer facing criminal charges

The Orangeville Police Service has arrested and charged the former treasurer of the 1849 Lorne Scots Army Cadets with several criminal charges related to misallocation of funds. On February 8, 2017, the Executive Director of the Army Cadets contacted the Orangeville Police Service to report possible fraudulent activity regarding the finances of the local cadet…

Found money claimed by owner

The Orangeville Police Service has found the rightful owner of a quantity of money that was turned in by a citizen. After a media release was sent out on Friday February 24, a male contacted the Orangeville Police Service to advise police that he had lost the money. The male was able to identify the…

Theft suspect identified

The Orangeville Police Service has identified the suspect involved in what was reported as a theft incident that occurred at the train station located at 49 Townline on February 19th. After a media release was sent out on Friday February 24, a female contacted the Orangeville Police Service to advise police that she was the…