News & Announcements

Orangeville Police and Town of Orangeville explore new initiatives to increase the safety of pedestrians and crossing guards

Your Orangeville Police Service is working with Mayor Sandy Brown, the Town of Orangeville By-Law Officers and the Public Works Division to recommend new safety measures at school crossing points throughout the community. “The safety of our citizens is our number one priority”, said Chief Wayne Kalinski. “We are recommending additional traffic calming measures to…

Orangeville Police, By-Law Department and Public Health work together to help smoking and vaping issues

The Orangeville Police Service will be assisting the Town of Orangeville By-Law Department and Wellington Dufferin Guelph Public Health to educate the public and enforce smoking and vaping regulations throughout Orangeville. On Tuesday, September 24, the three entities met to discuss complaints raised by members of the public and to formulate an action plan to…

Found money turned over to police

Your Orangeville Police Service has had a quantity of money turned in by a citizen and police would like to return the money to the rightful owner. On Saturday, September 21, 2019, at approximately 7:00 a.m., a citizen found a sum of money on the boulevard, on the west side of Second Street, north of…

Calls to police from concerned citizens lead to impaired driving charges

Your Orangeville Police Service has arrested and charged a 45-year-old Orangeville man with impaired driving after a resident found the man parked in a driveway sleeping, at a Hillside Drive residence Saturday morning. On Saturday, September 14, 2019, at approximately 10:20 a.m., police received a call to attend a residence on Hillside Drive. A resident…

Abandoned vehicle leads to arrest of five youths

Your Orangeville Police Service arrested five Scarborough area youths as the result of a suspicious vehicle call Friday afternoon. On Friday, September 13, 2019, at approximately 2:30 p.m., police received a call regarding an abandoned vehicle in the area of Dawson Road and Hillside Drive. The vehicle had two different licence plates attached to it.…

Police investigate fail to remain collision

Your Orangeville Police Service is investigating a fail to remain collision that occurred Friday morning at the intersection of Faulkner Street and McCarthy Street. On Friday, September 13, 2019, at approximately 9:00 a.m., a 16-year-old male youth was walking to school along McCarthy Street approaching Faulkner Street. A white 4-door car approached the intersection and…

Theft from hardware store leads to several charges including impaired driving

Your Orangeville Police Service has arrested and charged a 38-year-old Bolton man with several criminal charges following an incident at Home Hardware Friday morning. On Friday, September 6, 2019, at approximately 8:15 a.m., police attended Orangeville Home Hardware at 60 Fourth Avenue, regarding a disturbance between the owner and a customer. The customer left the…

Police issue back to school road safety reminder

Your Orangeville Police Service reminds drivers and pedestrians to pay extra attention in school zones as children return to school next week. Orangeville Police officers will be increasing enforcement throughout the community, with an emphasis on school zones, to educate motorists, students and parents of the importance of road safety, especially during the school day.…

Rockwood man charged with stunt driving

Your Orangeville Police Service has charged a 51-year-old Rockwood man after he was clocked travelling 59 km/h over the posted speed limit on Veteran’s Way Saturday morning. On Saturday, August 17, 2019, an Orangeville police officer was conducting traffic enforcement on Veteran’s Way. This area is a posted 60 km/h zone and police receive many…

Police investigate fail to remain collision

Your Orangeville Police Service is investigating a fail to remain collision that occurred Sunday afternoon at the intersection of Broadway and C Line. On Sunday, August 18, 2019, at approximately 12:40 p.m., a motor vehicle collision occurred involving two vehicles at the intersection of Broadway and C Line. A red Chevrolet Equinox was eastbound on…