East-Wawanosh 98% In Favor Of Dumping OPP And Switching To Cost Effective Wingham Police #Knott4Reeve2018

Source: Blyth Free Press
Date: Sat Mar 17 04:01:54 MST 2018

Over the last week 193 people from East-Wawanosh have contacted Blyth Free Press in favor of expanding the Wingham Police into East-Wawanosh. Only two people were in favor of the status-quo. Even farmers are smart enough to realize that the Wingham Police is a far superior service compared to the OPP.

East-Wawanosh residents are sick of drive-by OPP policing, and the fact the OPP simply refuse to show up or take days to respond to most emergencies. In one case the OPP took 2 days to respond to a call at the Wingham Hospital for a theft, proving the OPP simply donít care about our community.

All the farmers in East-Wawanosh have seen their farm values soar $200,000+/year and realize they need a qualified, competent and caring police force to protect their property and families and the OPP just doesnít cut it any more.

Policing costs will barley double in E-W, but you get what you pay for. An extra $500/property/year will allow the Wingham Police to start their expansion into E-W. That is only slightly double what they are paying now. Even farmers realize that an extra $500/year for policing is a drop in the bucket compared to the $200,000 their property values increase annually.

North Huron Councillor Bill Knottís contact info: Phone: 519-523-4534 Email:bknott@northhuron.ca


Blyth Bill

Area OPP

House Fire Claims Life Of Owen Sound Resident
Death Investigation Update - Accused Arrested at Airport
Theft From Locked Shed
Another ATV Stolen
Serious Injuries In Rollover Collision On Bruce Road 19
Criminal(s) Steal Items From Unlocked Vechicle
Police Investigating Bomb Threat At High School
Home Ransacked In Goderich - $200 Electric Lawnmower Stolen
Head On Collision On Hwy 26 Closed Road - One Airlifted
68 Year Old From Goderich Caught Going 109 in an 80 - Alcohol A Factor
BOLO Stolen Polaris Side-byside From Blyth Road
Male Found Deceased Following Family Dispute
34 Year Old Facing Sexual Assault Charge - Name Released
Repeat Offender Arrested For Clinton Pharmacy Break In
Driver Killed While Trying To Cross Road
Triple Homicide Update - Victims Identified
$1.5 Million Fire Destroys Barn And Livestock
23 Year Old Stunt Driver In Walkerton Has Vehicle Impounded
Suspicious Deaths Update: Two Males And One Female
John REED - Death Threats, Breach Probation
Driver Arrested At RIDE
23 Year Old Extricated & Airlifted Following Collision On Hwy 86
Male Struck By Train Pronounced Deceased On Scene
OPP Investigating 3 Suspicious Deaths - Road Closed
28 Year Old From Brockton Facing Drunk Driving Charge

Huron County

West Nile virus found in Huron County mosquitoes
Health Unit: Avoid Mosquito Bites

North Huron

NOTICE: Special Meeting of the North Huron Police Services Board - July 3, 2018

Wingham Police Service