Provincial police in Wasaga Beach had their hands full during the overnight hours on Saturday and Sunday, including mischief incidents involving OPP vehicles.
Police said that early Sunday, two OPP cruisers were damaged and their windows smashed on Beck Street and Main Street. During the incident, officers were inside the vehicles and one vehicle had a police dog inside. The officers and dog were unharmed.
Police added that numerous investigations are underway to identify those responsible for Highway Traffic Act infractions and mischief incidents, including property damage at the Canadian Tire on 45th Street and Walmart on Stonebridge Boulevard. A break and enter is also being investigated at the Walmart.
“The safety of our community and our officers is our number one priority and the safety of both was jeopardized last night,” police said in a news release on Sunday. “We want to make it clear that this behaviour will not be tolerated. The OPP will conduct thorough and exhaustive investigations leading to arrest and prosecution. Those reponsible will be held accountable to the fullest extent of the law.”
#HurWOPP investigating numerous incidents in #WasagaBeach last night, including HTA infractions, property damage, mischief and damage to OPP vehicles. These acts will not be tolerated. Those responsible will be held accountable. Have info? Call 1-888-310-1122 or @CrimeSDM ^mjh/gp pic.twitter.com/NMFdqLG7KQ— OPP Central Region (@OPP_CR) August 28, 2022