OPP report: Toronto resident charged after graffiti damage in Tobermory

On August 13, 2020 at 8:43 p.m., the South Bruce Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) received a report of a single vehicle collision along Bruce County Road 10 in Elderslie Township. Officers attended with members of the Chesley Fire Department and Bruce County Emergency Medical Services (EMS) to find the vehicle had rolled over before coming to rest in the west ditch.

There were 2 occupants at the time of the crash. One had to be extricated from the vehicle by fire fighters.

They were taken to a local hospital and then transported to a London hospital for assessment of serious, non-life threatening injuries.

Bruce County Road 10 was closed for the protection of emergency responders. It has since reopened to traffic.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.


On August 11, 2020 at 7:29 a.m. Grey Bruce Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were dispatched to a report of suspicious vehicle parked at the end of Girl Guide Road in the Township of Georgian Bluffs. Officers attended and located two people inside the vehicle.

As a result of this investigation, Grey Bruce OPP have charged a 39 year-old from Georgian Bluffs, ON with possession of a schedule 1 substance – Methamphetamine, section 4(1) of the Controlled Drugs and Substance Act.

The accused was held for a bail hearing in Ontario Court of Justice in Owen Sound on August 11, 2020.


On August 11, 2020 at 8:48 p.m. Grey Bruce OPP stopped a grey sport utility vehicle (suv) on Highway 6, near Bruce Road 9, in Northern Bruce Peninsula that was travelling over 135 kilometres per hour (km/h) in this posted 80 km/h speed limit.

Grey Bruce OPP have charged a 31 year-old male from Windsor, ON with stunt driving – 50km/h or more over the posted speed limit, contrary to section 172(1) Highway Traffic Act.

The accused was issued a provincial summons to attend court, a seven day drivers licence suspension and their vehicle was towed and will be impounded for seven days.


On August 10, 2020 at 8:17 a.m. Grey Bruce Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were advised that several businesses and locations in Tobermory, ON were tagged with graffiti.

Police attended the area and located witnesses who were able to assist police in identifying the suspect responsible for all of the damage.

As a result of this investigation, Grey Bruce OPP have charged a 36 year-old from Toronto, Ontario with five counts of Mischief, destroys or damages property, section 430(1)(a) Criminal Code of Canada.

The accused has been released on an Undertaking and is scheduled to appear in Ontario Court of Justice in Owen Sound on November 19, 2020.