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Today's date: Thursday February 22, 2018 Vol 51 Issue 08
   
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Child missing after van swept into Grand River in Dufferin County

Child missing after van swept into Grand River in Dufferin County

AMARANTH - A three-year-old child is missing after a van was swept into the Grand River near Waldemar in Amaranth Township early on Wednesday. Centre Wellington Fire and Rescue was called at around 1:25am on Feb. 21 to assist the Grand Valley Fire Department with a water rescue. Police say a vehicle drove around a road block and into the fast-moving flood waters near the 10th Line in Amaranth.

Drinking and driving

On Feb. 11 at about 2:30am, Wellington County OPP officers responded to a report of a single vehicle collision at Wellington Road 124 near Township Road 1 in Guelph-Eramosa.

Speeder of the Week

ELORA - On Feb. 12 at about 10am, a Wellington County OPP officer was monitoring traffic on Wellington Road 7 near Hill Road here.

Crime of the Week

MAPLETON - Between Dec. 19 and 20, two separate thefts occurred from the same barn on Wellington Road 86 near Conestogo Lake. Stolen were ten vehicle batteries and two coils of underground wire.

Palmerston pair charged after drug bust last week

PALMERSTON - A Palmerston man and woman are among three people charged with a litany of offences following a drug bust here last week.

Truck rams cruiser

PALMERSTON - Police have issued a warrant for the arrest of a Perth South man wanted in connection with a brief police chase last month in which a vehicle rammed a police cruiser.

Unwanted guests

FERGUS - On Feb. 13 at about 7:45am, Wellington County OPP officers were called to assist someone trying to get two people to leave a private residence on Elora Street here.

Break-in

On Feb. 11 at about 9:15am Wellington County OPP responded to a report of a break-in at a rural residence on the 8th Line here.

RIDE charges

PUSLINCH - On Jan. 19, Wellington County OPP were conducting a RIDE check on Gore Road, near Cambridge.

Stolen plates

NORTH PERTH - On Feb. 10 at about 6am, a Perth County OPP officer pulled over a vehicle with stolen licence plates.

Crime Stoppers seeks information on vehicle stolen from Alma on Feb. 4

MAPLETON - On Feb. 4 at about 7:25am, Wellington County OPP received a report of a stolen vehicle from an address on Nesbitt Street in Alma.

Senior ‘burglar’ charged

MINTO - A Mount Forest senior has been charged in connection with a break-in here earlier this week.

Drinking and ‘racing’

MAPLETON - On Jan. 28 at about 4:40pm, a Wellington County OPP officer was monitoring traffic on Wellington Road 7 here.
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