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Police release uncondensed transcript of interview

The Orangeville Police Service has released the uncondensed transcript of the May 9, 2017 interview with the Orangeville Banner. The intent of a condensed version of the transcript was to remove irrelevant content of the verbatim document for ease of reading. It did not alter the facts or integrity of the transcript. The Orangeville police…

Rainbow flag flies proudly at Orangeville Police Station

The Orangeville Police Service is proud to fly the rainbow flag, during the month of June is support and celebration of LGBTQ Pride Month. LGBTQ Pride is the positive stance against discrimination and violence toward lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) people to promote their self-affirmation, dignity, equality rights, increase their visibility as a…

Chief Kalinski sets the record straight

Orangeville Police Chief Wayne Kalinski has released a transcript of an interview with Orangeville Banner reporter Chris Halliday on May 9, 2017. On Tuesday, May 9, 2017, Chief Kalinski and members of his management team, sat down with Orangeville Banner reporter Chris Halliday to respond to a number of questions regarding the operations of the…

Police offer annual firearms and prohibited weapons amnesty

The Orangeville Police Service will be once again offer a Firearms and Prohibited Weapons Amnesty program from June 1 to June 30. The amnesty program is being held as a proactive initiative to encourage residents to turn in firearms, weapons and other items that present a potential safety risk. Police believe that reducing the number…

Witness returned to Halifax

Walter Madeaus Brooks, is no longer wanted on a Canada-wide Warrant for Witness, as he has returned to Halifax of his own accord and is cooperating with Halifax Regional Police. Walter Madeaus Brooks was wanted on a Canada-wide Warrant for Witness in the Supreme Court case against Demarques Shane Beals. Demarques Beals is facing a…

Canada-wide warrant for witness believed to be in Orangeville

Your Orangeville Police Service- Criminal Investigations Branch and investigators with the Halifax Regional Police- Homicide Unit of the Integrated Criminal Investigation Division are asking for the public’s help locating a man wanted on a Canada-wide Warrant for Witness. Walter Madeaus Brooks is wanted on a Canada-wide Warrant for Witness in the Supreme Court case against…

Male arrested with replica hand gun at Courthouse

The Orangeville Police Service has arrested and charged a 20-year-old male in connection to a report of a male being in possession of a hand gun at the County of Dufferin Courthouse Wednesday morning. On Wednesday May 17, 2017, at approximately 11:15 a.m., maintenance staff were working outside of the County of Dufferin Courthouse, located…

School teacher facing assault charge

The Orangeville Police Service has arrested and charged a 47-year-old female in connection to an assault complaint involving a student at a local elementary school. On Friday, April 8, 2017, at approximately 5:00 p.m., a parent contacted the Orangeville Police Service to report that his young son had been assaulted by a teacher while in…

Orangeville Police participates in Drive Safe campaign

Your Orangeville Police Service is pleased to participate in the 2017 Drive Safe! R.I.D.E Campaign, a Province-wide campaign designed to keep our roadways among the safest in North America. The Ontario Association of Chiefs of Police (OACP) is sponsoring the campaign and reminding Ontarians to “Share the Road”, with a particular emphasis on the following…

Police investigate fail to remain collision

The Orangeville Police are investigating a fail to remain collision that occurred in the parking lot entrance of McDonalds on Broadway early Saturday morning. On Saturday May 13, 2017 at approximately 4:00am, a vehicle described as a Mitsubishi Lancer, red or burgundy in colour, was in the parking lot of McDonalds restaurant located at 23…