News & Announcements

Orangeville Police launch fall R.I.D.E. campaign

The Orangeville Police Service is set to launch their fall R.I.D.E. (Reduce Impaired Driving Everywhere) campaign throughout Orangeville this weekend. “Enforcement regarding impaired driving continues to be a priority for our service, in our ongoing efforts to ensure that our roads are safer for everyone”, said public and media relations officer, Constable Scott Davis. Police…

15-year-old male robbed of scooter

The Orangeville Police Service is investigating a robbery that took place Monday evening in the area of Alder Street Arena and Montgomery Village Public School. 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 Alder Street Arena and Montgomery Village Public School.…

Police investigating armed robbery

The Orangeville Police Service is investigating an armed robbery that took place shortly before 9:00 p.m. at the Rexall Pharma-Plus, located at 520 Riddell Road, Saturday evening. 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 a weapon from her clothing…

Back to school traffic safety reminder

The Orangeville Police Service reminds motorists to pay extra attention when driving through school zones as children return to school after Labour Day. Police officers will be increasing enforcement near schools and in school zones to educate motorists, students and parents of the importance of traffic safety, especially during the school day. The Highway Traffic…

Guelph woman loses license and car for stunt driving

Your Orangeville Police Service has charged a 58-year-old Guelph woman after she was clocked traveling more than twice the posted speed limit on B Line Friday morning. On Friday, August 25, 2017, an Orangeville police officer was conducting traffic enforcement on B Line near Hunter Road. This area is a posted 60km/h zone and police…

CRA Scam continues to target area residents

Your Orangeville Police Service wishes to again make the community aware that the Canadian Revenue Agency (CRA) scam is still targeting area residents. The scam has been operating for several years and is conducted mainly by fraudsters contacting random members of the public by telephone. The scammers advise that they are agents of the CRA…

Mississauga woman arrested for theft of truck

Your Orangeville Police Service has arrested and charged a 22-year-old Mississauga woman with several criminal offences after the female stole a vehicle while the owner was changing a flat tire Monday night. On Monday, August 21, 2017, at approximately 10:00pm, a 2009 Ford F150 was stopped on Broadway near First Street due to a flat…

Post on social media leads to theft charges

Your Orangeville Police Service has arrested and charged a 17-year-old male with theft resulting from a concerning post on social media. On Thursday, August 17, 2017, at approximately 7:00 a.m., police were called to investigate a social media post by a male who had claimed to have been robbed at gunpoint. A concerned citizen notified…

Police assist Orangeville Food Bank with food drive

On Saturday, August 12, 2017, your Orangeville Police Service assisted the Orangeville Food Bank by participating in their Summer Food and Fund Drive initiative throughout the community. Officers including volunteers from the Orangeville Police Auxiliary Unit and Chief Wayne Kalinski, were on hand at Walmart to accept donations of non-perishable food and cash. Additionally, the…

Police investigate early morning residential break and enter

Your Orangeville Police Service is investigating a break and enter that occurred at a Chisholm Street residence early Sunday morning. On Sunday, August 13, 2017, at approximately 6:00 a.m., police were called to a residence on Chisholm Street to investigate a report of a break and enter. The victim reported leaving the residence at approximately…