News & Announcements

Male arrested for mischief to railroad car

The Orangeville Police Service has arrested and charged an 18-year-old male in connection to causing damage to a railroad car at the Orangeville-Brampton Railway yard, located at 49 Town Line, Wednesday morning. On Wednesday, May 10, 2017, at approximately 11:00 a.m., unknown suspects attended the train yard and were observed to be in an area…

Second male arrested for November theft of cash register

The Orangeville Police Service has arrested and charged a second man in connection to the theft of a cash register from a local convenience store on November 13, 2016. On Sunday, November 13, at approximately 6:45 p.m., two suspects attended a convenience store located at 200 Elizabeth Street. One suspect stayed outside of the store…

Last shift of long career for Orangeville police officer

The Orangeville Police Service will be saying good-bye to one of its members Friday afternoon as Detective Constable Brian Parkes reports off duty for the final time after 40 years of policing. D/C Parkes began his career in law enforcement 40 years ago with the Niagara Regional Police Service. After serving that region for 25…

Open House and Prescription Drug Drop-Off Launch Police Week

The Orangeville Police Service is opening its doors to the public for the annual tour of the police station and charity BBQ on Saturday, May 13, 2017. The 2017 Police Week celebrations begin at 10:00 a.m. at the Orangeville Police Service headquarters at 390 C Line. Members of the Police Auxiliary Unit and Humber College…

Orangeville man arrested for drugs and assaulting a police officer

Your Orangeville Police Service has arrested and charged a 53-year-old Orangeville man with several criminal charges as a result of a drug investigation Sunday afternoon. On Sunday, April 30, 2017, at approximately 2:25 p.m., police were in the area of Broadway and Second Street investigating a possible illicit drug transaction. When an officer approached a…

LCBO call to police results in Impaired Driving charge

Your Orangeville Police Service has arrested and charged a 48-year-old Amaranth man with Impaired Driving after police were contacted by a LCBO staff member who refused to serve him Friday afternoon. On Friday, April 28, 2017, at approximately 12:10 p.m., police received a call from an employee of the LCBO on Riddell Road to report…

Erratic driving results in Impaired Driving charges

Your Orangeville Police Service has arrested and charged a 23-year-old Harriston man with Impaired Driving as the result of a traffic stop Saturday morning. On Saturday, April 29, 2017, at approximately 8:10 a.m., police observed a black Chrysler travelling westbound on Broadway at a high rate of speed. The vehicle was observed erratically passing another…

Police release first-quarter traffic collision statistics

Your Orangeville Police Service continues to make traffic safety a priority in 2017. First quarter statistics regarding motor vehicle collisions have been released, showing some interesting information regarding traffic collisions in Orangeville. In the first three months of 2017, traffic collisions dropped to 88 incidents from 110 collisions in the first three months of 2016.…

Two youths arrested with gun

Your Orangeville Police Service has arrested and charged two youths in connection to a report that a youth was in possession of a gun yesterday afternoon. On Wednesday, April 26, 2017, police received information that a local youth was in possession of a firearm. Police were made aware of the location of the youth and…

Police warn of refund scam targeting area residents

Your Orangeville Police Service is alerting residents to be vigilant for a current scam that is targeting area residents. On Wednesday, April 26, 2017, a 68-year-old Orangeville female contacted police to report that she had been the victim of a fraud regarding a refund scam. The victim reported receiving a text message stating the following:…