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West Grey Police Services

DURHAM – The windshield was smashed out of a vehicle parked on Elizabeth St .in Durham in the early hours of April 6th. 
Police are looking to the public for assistance and asking that anyone with information regarding this crime contact the West Grey Police Service at 519-371-6911 or to contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 if you wish to remain anonymous.
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WEST GREY COUNTY -last Monday a vehicle, which had been stolen out of Caledon, was spotted parked on a roadway in Hanover.  
West Grey Police assisted in searching for the suspect who had been seen fleeing the area. A press release was issued and as a result two West Grey residents, one from the West Back Line and one from Douglas Street in Durham, contacted police advising that a truck matching the description of the stolen vehicle had been on both their properties within a two hour time span the previous evening. In both instances the resident successfully scared off the culprits before any further thefts could occur. 
West Grey Police would like to thank all residents who came forward and highly recommend for the public to call police immediately if you encounter an unknown vehicle on your property.
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DURHAM – last Friday West Grey Police were dispatched to a Durham residence after receiving a call about a domestic disturbance. 
Upon arrival a historic assault which had resulted in injuries was reported. The victim provided a statement explaining to Police that a weapon had been used in the assault and described an instance in which she had been forcibly confined. After the investigation Police believed that grounds existed for an arrest and the suspect was contacted. 
The 42 year old Durham man turned himself in to Police where he was placed under arrest and charged with assault causing bodily harm, assault with a weapon, and forcible confinement. The accused was processed and later released on conditions as well as a promise to appear on the 1st day of May 2019 at the Walkerton Courthouse where he will answer to the charge. 
West Grey Police Service is committed to investigating all incidents relating to domestic violence and providing  assistance to victims. Investigators urge anyone who is being abused or is aware of abuse occurring to contact police.