News & Announcements

Mandatory alcohol screening for drivers now in effect

Orangeville Police Service officers now have another enforcement tool to help reduce impaired driving. Today, Tuesday, December 18, 2018, new legislation has come into effect authorizing police officers across Canada to demand a breath sample from any driver lawfully stopped by police. This new change in law will greatly increase the number of drivers screened…

Have coffee with Chief Kalinski and Deputy Chief Gilfoy this Thursday!

The Orangeville Police Service invites you to join Chief Wayne Kalinski and Deputy Chief Leah Gilfoy for another “Coffee with the Chief” session, to discuss any concerns you have regarding policing issues in our community. This session will run from 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. on Thursday, December 13, at Tim Hortons 100 Fifth Avenue…

Youth struck by vehicle at Centennial Road and Riddell Road intersection

Your Orangeville Police Service is investigating a motor vehicle collision where a pedestrian was struck by a vehicle at the intersection of Centennial Road and Riddell Road Saturday evening. On Saturday, December 1, 2018, at approximately 7:45 p.m., a 16-year-old pedestrian was walking westbound on Centennial Road. The youth was struck by a southbound black…

Police investigate injury to toddler

Your Orangeville Police Service is currently investigating the circumstances regarding a head injury sustained by a toddler last Thursday (November 22nd). On Friday, November 23, 2018 at approximately 2:30 a.m., the Orangeville Police Service was contacted regarding a 3-year-old toddler who had received a head injury at a Passmore Avenue residence. The toddler had been…

Police investigate theft of vehicle that was left running

Your Orangeville Police Service is investigating the theft of a vehicle at the corner of Broadway and First Street last evening. On Monday, November 26, 2018 at approximately 8:20 p.m., a silver 2005 Chrysler 300 was parked outside of a pizza restaurant at the corner of Broadway and First Street. The owner of the vehicle…

Police launch annual toy and food drive this weekend

Your Orangeville Police Service is set to launch their annual toy and food drive, this weekend, to give assistance to local families in need during the Christmas season. The Toys for Tots program has been a Christmas tradition in Orangeville for many years with its success growing annually. “The residents of Orangeville and area have…

Orangeville Police offer winter driving safety tips

The arrival of winter weather brings challenges that all motorists in Orangeville and area face. Winter weather conditions can be variable and unpredictable, placing extra demands on your vehicle and driving skills. Your Orangeville Police Service reminds residents of good winter driving practices: • Make sure your vehicle is “winter ready” by replacing weak batteries,…

Police called to assist with confrontation at high school

Your Orangeville Police Service is investigating a confrontation that occurred Tuesday afternoon when youths attended an Orangeville school to continue an ongoing dispute. On Tuesday, November 20, 2018, at approximately 2:35 p.m., police were called to attend Westside Secondary School. A group of youths, believed to be from a school outside of Orangeville, were looking…

Found money turned over to police

Your Orangeville Police Service has two incidents where a quantity of money was turned in by a citizen and police would like to return the money to the rightful owners. On Wednesday, November 14, 2018, a citizen found a sum of money on the sidewalk on the south side of Broadway near Second Street. Additionally,…

Police investigate fail to remain collision

Your Orangeville Police Service is investigating a fail to remain collision that occurred on Mill Street Thursday afternoon. On Thursday, November 15, 2018, a white 4 door Hyundai was parked facing north on the east side of Mill Street, just north of Mary Street. Sometime between 1:00 p.m. and 3:00 p.m. the Hyundai was struck…