News & Announcements

35-year-old female located

The Orangeville Police Service is happy to report that 35-year-old Crystal Richard has been located and is safe. On Sunday, October 20, Crystal was reported as missing when she had not been seen or heard from by her family since Friday afternoon. Police wish to thank their media partners and the public for sharing information…

Police seek help from public to locate female

Your Orangeville Police Service is asking for help from the public to locate a 35-year-old female who has not been in contact with her family since Friday afternoon (October 18). Crystal Richard, 35, was last seen by a family member on Friday afternoon in the parking lot of 30 Centre Street in Orangeville. She was…

Found change purse turned over to police

Your Orangeville Police Service has had a change purse containing a quantity of money turned in by a citizen and police would like to return the money to the rightful owner. On Tuesday, October 15, 2019, at approximately 9:00 a.m., a citizen found a change purse containing a sum of money on the sidewalk of…

Two Mono teens charged with racing

Your Orangeville Police Service has charged two teens with Racing a Motor Vehicle after they were observed travelling at a high rate of speed and swerving in and out of westbound lanes on Broadway Tuesday night. On Tuesday, October 15, 2019, an Orangeville police officer was conducting speed enforcement on the west end of Broadway.…

Chief Kalinski responds to concerns raised regarding police budget

Orangeville Police Chief Wayne Kalinski wishes to respond to news articles published by local media yesterday, Thursday, October 10th, regarding concerns of budgeted revenue shortfalls.  “We expect to exceed the 2018 revenues of $275,289 but not reach the 2019 budgeted amount of $541,724.  Our growth model and estimates were significantly impacted by the announcement of…

Fraud and scam reminder to residents

Your Orangeville Police Service would like to remind residents that fraud and scams are still prevalent in our community. Police continue to receive reports of residents being targeted by the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) scam, authority scams and distraction scams. Phone calls are being received by fraudsters claiming to be from the CRA advising people…

UPDATE: Male located safe and sound

George Kakavas has been located, safe and sound. Mr. Kakavas attended the Orangeville Police Service this morning to confirm his wellbeing. George Kakavas, 50, was last seen by his family in the area of Broadway and John Street at approximately 6 p.m. Friday evening. His family contacted police to file a missing persons report on…

Police seek help from public to locate male

Your Orangeville Police Service is asking for help from the public to locate a 50-year-old male who has not had contact with his family or friends since Friday evening (October 4). George Kakavas, 50, was last seen by his family in the area of Broadway and John Street at approximately 6 p.m. Friday evening. George…

Hillsburgh man wanted for several break and enter offences

Your Orangeville Police Service has obtained a warrant to arrest a 26-year-old Hillsburgh man for several criminal offences as a result of three break and enter incidents over the past two weeks. On Monday, September 23, 2019, at approximately 1:45 a.m., two males attended a business on Green Street in Orangeville. The suspects attempted to…

Police arrest and charge couple with theft

Your Orangeville Police Service has arrested and charged a 43-year-old male and a 38-year-old female with theft and numerous additional criminal charges after the couple allegedly stole electronic equipment from a Broadway pharmacy on September 16th. On Monday, September 16, 2019 at approximately 4:00pm, the accused couple attended the Shoppers Drug Mart located at 25…