Suspect Photos Released, Robbery in Milverton

MILVERTON – Perth County OPP have released photo’s of the man who robbed a CIBC in Milverton. Police say the man walked into the bank on Tuesday afternoon with a weapon. He was able to make off with an undisclosed amount of cash. Luckily none of the bank staff were injured in the robbery. Police are searching for a white… Read More »

Driver Goes Off Road To Evade Police

WELLINGTON NORTH – A 20 year old man has been charged after speeding and driving off road near Highway 6 north of Kenilworth. On Tuesday at about 9:30 pm Wellington OPP attempted to stop a south bound vehicle. The speeding 2004 Hyundai Santa Fe took an extreme evasive action and drove off the road, through a ditch and crossed a hay… Read More »

Woman arrested trying to steal electronics.

FERGUS – Wellington OPP have arrested a woman who was caught on camera trying to steal from the Walmart in Fergus. A women on the video could be seen falling over the curb while trying to steal over $600 in electronics. Thanks to the video police were able to catch and her and charged with uttering threats and… Read More »

Child hurt in Fergus crash

FERGUS – An 11 year old child suffered minor injures after he was hit by a car in Fergus. Wellington OPP were called out to St. Andrews Street yesterday afternoon after the kid was hit by a west bound vehicle. The child had darted into the street, causing the collision. He was taken to the hospital for treatment… Read More »

Judging next week for Communities In Bloom

HARRISTON – The Town of Minto is participating in the 2017 National Edition of Communities in Bloom for the Canada 150 category. Judges from Quebec and the USA will be evaluating the Town between July 16th and 18th. Minto is asking businesses and residents to tidy up their properties before they arrive. Communities in Bloom is a Canadian non-profit… Read More »

Charges Laid in School Bus Fire In Harriston

MINTO – A 12 year old kid has been charged with Arson after a school bus was set on fire in Harriston. Wellington County OPP and The MInto Fire Department responded to a vehicle fire on Webb Street in Harrison on June 30th at approximately 8:00pm. It was reported to police that a parked school bus was on fire.… Read More »

Multiple Charges After Vehicle Stopped in Mount Forest

WELLINGTON NORTH – Wellington County OPP has charged a 44 year old woman after receiving a traffic complaint. On Tuesday at approximately 8:40 pm Wellington County OPP received a traffic complaint on a burgundy truck that was traveling northbound on Highway 6 from Side road 5. An officer located the vehicle as it entered into Mount Forest. While police spoke with the… Read More »

Arthur Wastewater Project Update

ARTHUR – The Arthur Wastewater treatment plant will be getting an upgrade after Wellington North Council awarded a contract to CIMA Canada Inc. The project is going to cost $714,578. Over half of the cost will be covered by the Clean Water Grant and the Provincial and Federal Governments. Wellington North will be on the hook for $331,706… Read More »

Mount Forest Pizza Delight Break-In

MOUNT FOREST – Wellington OPP is currently investigating a break and enter at a restaurant on Main Street North in Mount Forest. Early last Thursday at approximately 3:30 am. The County of Wellington OPP was dispatched when an entry alarm at a restaurant on Main Street North in Mount Forest was set off. The person had gained entry by smashing… Read More »

OPP searching for missing woman in Mount Forest

Mount Forest – Wellington OPP are searching for a missing woman. 49 year old Catherine Buckle was last spotted in Mount Forest this morning at 11:15 a.m. on Main Street South. Police are concerned about her well being. Description: – 170cm (5’6″ tall), weighing 63kg – Blond Hair, styled up – Tattoo on her left arm – Black… Read More »