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Today's date: Tuesday August 22, 2017 Vol 50 Issue 33
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Recent vandalism in Erin sparks online community watch

Recent vandalism in Erin sparks online community watch

ERIN - Increasing reports of vandalism in Erin village have led community members to create an online community watch group and councillors to seek strategies to curb vandalism. “It’s ridiculous, it’s completely out of hand,” said Tracey Wallace, an administrator of the “Erin Community Watch” Facebook group.

Fire call at Royal Canin on Aug. 11

PUSLINCH - A Friday morning fire resulted in the evacuation of Royal Canin pet food plant near Morriston.

Erin kitchen fire causes damage

Firefighters from Erin Fire and Emergency Services were called to a structure fire on Wellington Road 22 near Winston Churchill Boulevard on Aug. 8 around 6:30pm.

Long weekend stats

ORILLIA - With its traffic data now finalized, the OPP is reporting three fatal road collisions over the Civic Holiday long weekend and has updated its preliminary “Move Over” campaign results.

Drinking and driving

On Aug. 6 at about 3:15am Wellington County OPP received a traffic complaint regarding a Honda car on Highway 6 here.

Crime of the Week

ROCKWOOD - Over the Civic Holiday long weekend, between Aug. 4 and 6, acts of mischief occurred in the south end of Rockwood in the Township of Guelph-Eramosa. Several vehicles were entered and some damage occurred.

Fight leads to charge

FERGUS - On July 30 at about 2am, Wellington County OPP received a report of an assault in Fergus near St. Andrews Street West.

No one injured as baler fire quickly extinguished

CENTRE WELLINGTON - Centre Wellington firefighters responded to a baler fire on Aug. 10 near Wellington Road 16 and Sideroad 20.

OPP: Child ‘mistakenly’ taken from woman in parking lot

MOUNT FOREST - A mother was shocked last week when someone walked away with a shopping cart containing her child.

Meth, threatening charges

MOUNT FOREST - Police have charged a Southgate woman they claim threatened staff members at a local bank recently.

Fraud, theft

ARTHUR - On Aug. 10 at about 4:15pm, Wellington County OPP officers attended a business in Arthur and encountered a male police say is familiar to them.

Break-in, theft

MOUNT FOREST - On Aug. 9 at about 3:30pm Wellington County OPP was dispatched to a break-in at a residence on Waterloo Street here.

Careless driving

PERTH EAST - Perth County OPP has charged a 19-year-old female driver in relation to a head-on crash that took place on Aug. 10 east of Listowel.

Breach of conditions

GREY HIGHLANDS - A Fergus man and a Grey Highlands woman have been charged for breaching multiple non-communication orders between them.

Minor injuries

WELLINGTON NORTH - On July 26 at about 3pm emergency crews responded to a four-vehicle collision on Highway 6 in Kenilworth. Six occupants of the vehicles were taken by ambulance to a local hospital and treated for injuries, none of which were considered serious.
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