Local News


UPDATE: This person has been located safe and healthy.

(MEAFORD, ON) – On September 3, 2021, at approximately 4 a.m., the Grey Bruce Ontario Provincial Police responded to a report of a missing person in the Town of Meaford.

Police remain in the area of Meaford and are continuing their search for Alexander BARBER, 25-years-of-age, from the Town of Meaford. Residents can expect an increased police presence. An OPP Aviation Services helicopter, and the OPP West Region Emergency Response Team (ERT) are assisting with the search

BARBER is described as the following:

·        6 foot 2 inches tall

·        250 pounds in weight

·        Long brown hair, roughly shoulder length

·        Wearing grey shorts with a white t-shirt

BARBER has not been seen or spoken to since 7 p.m., on September 2, 2021. Police are concerned for his well-being.

Further updates will be released as more information becomes available.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to call the OPP at 1-888-310-1122.

Should you wish to remain anonymous you can call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or leave an anonymous online message at https://crimestop-gb.org/ where you may be eligible to receive a cash reward of up to $2,000.