Six year sentence for West Grey drug dealer

A 31-year-old West Grey man has pleaded guilty to drug offences and was sentenced to six years in prison Monday. Dillon Joseph Irwin pleaded guilty in the Ontario Court of Justice in Walkerton to two counts of possession for the purpose of trafficking, in fentanyl and methamphetamine, on Nov. 1, 2021 in West Grey. A […]

West Grey police need help locating missing man

West Grey police issued a public plea for help Saturday night to find a missing man. Police said Peter Schiestel, 73, of Neustadt was last seen on Friday, Jan. 20 about 2 p.m. He was driving a red, four-door 2020 Hyundai Elantra, with Ontario licence CWWW-532, a news release issued over police social media channels […]

Man charged after shots fired in Durham in July

West Grey Police Service announced charges against a Woodstock man which concern a “drive-by shooting” in Durham. West Grey police alleged in a news release Thursday that multiple shots fired at a parked vehicle, which left no one injured, was a “targeted incident, and there was no threat to public safety.” Police began an investigation […]

Man described as armed and dangerous arrested after manhunt

West Grey Police Service tweeted early Sunday evening that police have arrested a man they’d been searching for whom they’d publicly warned was considered armed and dangerous. Police said Kodie Hearsum, 34, of West Grey, is in custody and thanked the public for its assistance. The tweet said no further information could be released at […]

Man gets seven years after fatal Durham-area crash

A 26-year-old Bruce County man was sentenced to seven years in prison after pleading guilty to offences involving a pickup truck that collided head-on with a vehicle, killing its driver and injuring two others inside. Jeremy Hogg, of the former Kincardine Township, pleaded guilty on May 4 in the Ontario Court of Justice in Walkerton […]

Man falls into Saugeen River while running from police

West Grey police said a suspect fell into the South Saugeen River while fleeing from officers who responded to a 911 call on Jan. 2. The incident happened in Ayton and involved a reported domestic assault. “The suspect fled on police arrival, but was tracked by keen officers. The suspect was found suffering the onset […]