News & Announcements

2018 Police budget shows no increase for fourth year

The Orangeville Police Services Board has approved the 2018 operating budget for the police service recognizing a 0% increase for the fourth year in a row. Orangeville Police Sergeant David McLagan presented the draft proposal for the services 2018 operating budget during the Board’s October meeting on Tuesday, October 31. Of note, the provincial grant…

Orangeville Police recognizes Crime Prevention Week with Open House and BBQ

Your Orangeville Police Service is opening its doors to the public for tours of the police station and a charity BBQ this Saturday, November 4th, to launch Crime Prevention Week 2017. The 2017 Crime Prevention Week Open House runs from 10:00am to 1:00pm at the Orangeville Police Service located at 390 C Line, Orangeville. Members…

Police charge man seen riding stolen bicycle

Your Orangeville Police Service has arrested and charged a 37-year-old man with theft and drug charges after being seen riding a bicycle that had been reported stolen from a residential garage on October 11th. On Wednesday October 11, 2017, police received a report of a break and enter incident to the garage of a Second…

Orangeville woman facing armed robbery charge

Your Orangeville Police Service has arrested and charged a 34-year-old female in connection to an armed robbery that took place at the Rexall Pharma-Plus, located at 520 Riddell Road, in early September. On Saturday, September 2, 2017 at approximately 8:45 p.m., a lone female entered the Rexall Pharma- Plus store, approached the cashier and pulled…

Woman facing Arson charges in residential fire

Your Orangeville Police Service has arrested and charged a 44-year-old female with Arson in connection to a residential fire at a Second Street townhouse complex last Friday afternoon. On Friday October 20, 2017 at approximately 5:40am, the Orangeville Fire Department, assisted by several other area Fire Departments, responded to a residential fire at a townhouse…

Orangeville Police offer Halloween safety tips

Your Orangeville Police Service asks parents and children, to consider the following safety tips to ensure a SAFE and HAPPY HALLOWEEN: • Wear make-up instead of a mask to be able to see properly. • If you do wear a mask, make sure that the eye holes are large enough to properly see. • Wear…

Police host “Drive-Thru Coffee Break” for Alzheimer’s

The Orangeville Police Service will be hosting a “Drive-Thru Coffee Break” for Alzheimer’s awareness tomorrow (Tuesday October 24th) at their 390 C Line office. On Tuesday October 24th, the community is invited to stop by OPS headquarters and purchase a coffee and muffin for a minimum $3 donation or a latté and muffin for a…

Youth arrested for September robbery

Your Orangeville Police Service has arrested and charged a youth with Robbery as the result of an ongoing investigation regarding an incident that took place on September 4, 2017 near Alder Street Arena. On Monday, September 4, 2017 at approximately 8:30 p.m., a 15-year-old male and two friends were walking along the asphalt path between…

Orangeville Police part of province-wide human trafficking outreach initiative

Your Orangeville Police Service was among 46 police services throughout Ontario participating in Operation Northern Spotlight, an initiative to ensure the safety of those working in the sex trade and in exploitive situations. The initiative is part of a national effort to end human trafficking. During Operation Northern Spotlight, police meet with individuals suspected of…

Police seek help to identify counterfeit money suspects

Your Orangeville Police Service is looking for information to identity of two males with regards to passing counterfeit $50 US currency, Saturday afternoon. On Saturday, October 14, 2017, at approximately 2:00pm, a male attended a restaurant located at 115 Fifth Avenue in Orangeville and paid his tab using a US fifty dollar bill. After the…