News from the OPP in St. Marys and area.

Police reports for the week

Male Arrested for Assault and Possession of Drugs On Wednesday, March 27th, 2019 at 9:00 p.m. the Stratford Police Service was contacted regarding an assault that occurred in the back parking lot of the Video 99 in the Town of St Marys. Police attended and spoke with the owner of Video 99 who advised that…

Police Reports for the week

Below are press releases from Stratford Police pertaining to St. Marys. The police are reminding people if they are witnessing a crime in progress call 911, but if they are reporting after the fact, just call the non-emergency number at 519-271-4141. They also remind people to not leave information regarding a possible concern on the…

Break and Enter in St Marys

On Monday, November 26, 2018 the Stratford Police attended a residence on Rogers Ave in the Town of St Marys in regards to a Break and Enter. It was believed that the B&E had actually occurred overnight on November 22nd, but was not able to be reported at that time. The investigation revealed that the…

Snowblower stolen from Downie Central

During the overnight hours of January 11, 2018, an unknown suspect(s) entered the property at Downie Central Public School in the Township of Perth South. A locked shed on the school property was entered and the school’s snow blower was removed. Both the lock and shed door were damaged. The stolen snow blower is described…

Accident claims life

The Middlesex County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), the Thames Centre Fire Department, and the Middlesex-London Emergency Medical Services (EMS), attended the scene of a motor vehicle collision, which occurred around 1:25 p.m. on May 29, 2017, on Dorchester Road, north of Highway 401. The collision was between a grey three wheeled motorcycle and a white…

Theft from vending machine at car wash

On Thursday March 30, 2017 Perth County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were notified of a theft from a vending machine at Little Falls Car and Pet Wash located on Queen Street West in the Town of St Marys. Through investigation it was determined that sometime during the previous night suspect(s) had damaged the front of…

Year-to-date deaths linked to inattentive drivers nearly triple over last year

 Annual OPP Distracted Driving Campaign Concludes  It was a busy March Break for the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) as officers laid more than 2,400 distraction-related charges during their annual Distracted Driving Campaign. Sadly, OPP investigated collisions involving inattentive drivers have claimed 11 lives so far this year – almost triple the number of deaths compared to this time last…

School bus driver involved in collision

On Friday March 3, 2017 shortly after 3:30 p.m. Perth County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were notified of a collision involving a school bus and a Volkswagen car at the intersection of Wellington Street North and Parkview Drive in the Town of St Marys. Investigation determined that the bus driver had made a left hand…

Stolen truck at Tim Hortons recovered

On February 27, 2017 Perth County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were notified of the theft of a pick-up truck from lot of Tim Hortons on Queen Street East in the Town of St Marys. Through investigation it was determined that at approximately 8:20 a.m. on Monday February 27, 2017 a driver left a pick-up truck…