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Fail to Comply Charge Laid

On Sunday, June 6th, 2021, members of the Hanover Police Service attended a call for service in the 500 block of 10th Avenue. While investigating this call, police determined that, a 47-year-old Hanover man had violated the terms of a previous court order by making...

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Bicycle Thefts

Hanover Police continue to receive increased reports of bicycle thefts. Police would like to remind everyone that purchasing a good quality bicycle lock for use when around town goes a long way to prevent daytime thefts. After hours if possible, ensure bicycles are...

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Arson Investigation

On Monday, June 7th, 2021 at 2:00am, Hanover Police attended 510 10th Avenue regarding a structure fire.  On arrival, police located a detached garage fully engulfed. This fire is considered suspicious. If anyone has information about this fire, they are asked to...

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Five Arrest Warrants Executed

Between Saturday, May 29th and Wednesday, June 2nd, 2021, Hanover Police executed five arrest warrants. The first person arrested was a 39-year-old Hanover man while the second person arrested was a 16-year-old Saugeen Shores female. The third person arrested was a...

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Impaired Driving Arrest

On Wednesday, June 2nd, 2021, members of the Hanover Police Service attended an address in the 500 block of 9th Avenue regarding a disturbance. On arrival police spoke with a male who had been consuming alcohol. Through investigation, it was revealed that the man had...

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Online Fraud Alert – Bitcoin

Hanover Police continue to investigate a fraud complaint from Monday, May 31st, 2021. The victim in this fraud purchased Bitcoin from an online “offshore” broker. After purchase, the victim discovered that he was defrauded all of his money. Hanover Police are strongly...

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Fail to Comply Charge Laid

On Sunday, May 30th, 2021, members of the Hanover Police Service attended a call for service in the 600 block of 10th Street. While at the call, police observed a female youth who was on Criminal Code conditions not to be with another person who was also present....

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Four Arrest Warrants Executed

Between Friday, May 21st and Thursday, May 27th, 2021, Hanover Police executed four arrest warrants. The first person arrested was a 25-year-old Hanover woman while the second person arrested was a 33-year-old West Grey man. The third person arrested was a 69-year-old...

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Fail to Comply with Court Order

On Thursday, May 20th, 2021, off-duty members of the Hanover Police Service observed two known persons in the area of Grey Road 10. One of the males was on Criminal Code conditions not to be with the second male. That same male also had active arrest warrants issued...

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Assault Arrest

On Monday, May 24th, 2021, Hanover Police responded to a disturbance at an address within the Town of Hanover. Through investigation, it was determined that a 66-year-old Hanover man had assaulted another person. The assault stemmed from a verbal argument. Hanover...

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Theft from Automobiles and Break and Enters

Hanover Police are requesting that the public notify them anytime they observe suspicious persons in and around motor vehicles or residential/commercial properties. This is especially true after dark and during early morning hours. Hanover Police have been receiving...

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Several Charges Laid Against Hanover Man

On Monday, May 24th, 2021, members of the Hanover Police Service while on general patrol observed a suspicious motor vehicle parked in the 200 block of 9th Street. Investigation revealed that the vehicle had been reported as stolen earlier in the day from an address...

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Theft Arrest

On Wednesday, May 19th, 2021, members of the Hanover Police Service attended the LCBO regarding a theft of alcohol. The suspect left prior to police arrival. Through investigation, police were able to identify the suspect as a 23-year-old Durham man. He was located a...

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Bicycle Thefts

A reminder with the warmer weather approaching that bicycles have again become an attractive target for thieve(s). Hanover Police continue to receive increased reports of bicycle thefts. Police would like to remind everyone that purchasing a good quality bicycle lock...

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Seven Arrest Warrants Executed

Between Thursday, May 13th and Monday, May 17th, 2021, Hanover Police executed seven arrest warrants. The first person arrested was a 47-year-old Hanover man while the second person arrested was a 46-year-old Hanover man. The third person arrested was a 47-year-old...

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Break and Enter

Hanover Police continue to investigate a break and enter which occurred at the St Matthews Church located 356 9th Street, Hanover. It is believed the suspect(s) entered the building on Saturday, May 15th, 2021 between 11:30am-7:30pm. If anyone has information about...

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Egg Mischiefs

Hanover Police continue to investigate reports of person(s) throwing eggs at vehicles and residential properties within the Town of Hanover. There have been a couple recent cases. No damage has been caused however; this creates an aggravation for the person tasked...

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Two Arrest Warrants Executed

On Tuesday, May 12th, 2021, Hanover Police executed two arrest warrants. The first person arrested was a 20-year-old Walkerton female while the second person arrested was a 34-year-old Brockton man. Both were wanted for offences committed in the local area and were...

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Increased Break and Enters

Hanover Police are requesting that the public notify them anytime they observe suspicious persons in and around residential/commercial properties. This is especially true after dark and during early morning hours. Hanover Police have been receiving numerous reports of...

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Assault Arrest

On Friday, May 7th, 2021, Hanover Police responded to a disturbance at an address within the Town of Hanover. Through investigation, it was determined that a 67-year-old Hanover man had assaulted another person. The assault stemmed from a verbal argument. Hanover...

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Assault and Mischief Arrest

On Wednesday, May 5th, 2021, Hanover Police responded to a disturbance within the Town of Hanover. Through investigation, it was revealed that a 47-year-old male had assaulted another person. The victim did not require medical attention. The male also broke property...

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Disturbance at Local Business

Hanover Police are requesting the public’s assistance with a disturbance that occurred at Canadian Tire on Sunday, May 2nd, 2021 at approximately 12:30pm. Two customers over the age of 60-years became confrontational with staff after being told that no returns were...

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Two Arrest Warrants Executed

Between Wednesday, April 29th and Saturday, May 1st, 2021, Hanover Police executed two arrest warrants. The first person arrested was a 28-year-old Kitchener man while the second person arrested was a 27-year-old Hanover man. Both were wanted for offences committed in...

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Theft of Small Motorcycle

Hanover Police continue to investigate a theft of motorcycle, which occurred in the 200 block of 10th Street between Wednesday, April 28th and Thursday, April 29th, 2021. The motorcycle was a mini type suitable for children. It has a black frame with a red and black...

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Assault Arrest

On Friday, April 23rd, 2021, Hanover Police responded to a disturbance in the 300 block of 15th Avenue. Through investigation, it was determined that an 18-year-old Hanover woman had assaulted another person. The assault was because of a verbal argument. On Friday,...

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Bicycle Thefts

A reminder with the warmer weather approaching that bicycles have again become an attractive target for thieve(s). Hanover Police have received increased reports of bicycle thefts. Police would like to remind everyone that purchasing a good quality bicycle lock for...

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Four Arrest Warrants Executed

Between Saturday, April 24th and Wednesday, April 28th, 2021, Hanover Police executed four arrest warrants. The first person arrested was a 31-year-old Hanover woman while the second person arrested was a 50-year-old Hanover man. The third person arrested was a...

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Theft Arrest

On Sunday, April 25th, 2021, members of the Hanover Police Service completed a theft investigation from Giant Tiger located at 880 10th Street, Hanover. It was determined that a 69-year-old Hanover woman had attended the store numerous times over a two-month period....

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Disturbance results in Charges

On Wednesday, April 21st, 2021, members of the Hanover Police attended a disturbance in the 200 block of 11th Avenue. Through investigation, it was determined that a Hanover woman had assaulted another person during a verbal argument. The same woman damaged property...

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Theft Arrest

On Friday, April 16th, 2021, Hanover Police entered into a Theft investigation from the LCBO located at 893 10th Street. It was reported that a female left the store not attempting to pay for two bottles of alcohol. Staff were able to identify the female. Hanover...

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Four Arrest Warrants Executed

Between Thursday, April 15th and Wednesday, April 22nd, 2021, Hanover Police executed four arrest warrants. The first person arrested was a 31-year-old man of NFA while the second person arrested was a 46-year-old Walkerton man. The third person arrested was a...

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Theft

Hanover Police continue to investigate a Mischief/Theft occurrence, which occurred between Friday, April 16th, 2021 and Saturday, April 17th, 2021. It happened in the 600 block of 12th Avenue. The suspect(s) broke a padlock from a shed to gain entry. The victim is...

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Man Arrested for Break and Enter

On Sunday, April 18th, 2021, members of the Hanover Police Service responded to a Break and Enter in the 300 block of 10th Street. The victim of the break and enter while driving in the area spotted the accused with his stolen property. Police attended and arrested a...

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Anti-Lockdown Protest in Hanover

On Saturday, April 17th, 2021, at about 4:00 p.m., a group of about 40 people gathered near Hanover Park on 7th Avenue in protest of the COVID-related provincial stay-at-home order and other health unit guidelines. The group was peaceful and marched, many with signs,...

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Man Arrested for Break and Enter

On Wednesday, April 14th, 2021, members of the Hanover Police responded to a daytime residential break and enter. On arrival, the suspect fled but was apprehended by police. He had attempted to steal items from the residence. The same suspect also damaged a police...

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Computer Fraud

On Saturday, April 10th, 2021, Hanover Police responded to a possible fraud in 800 block of 10th Street. Through investigation, it was determined that scammer(s) had disabled the victim’s computer (likely by the victim clicking on a fraudulent link). Once in control...

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Harassment Charges

On Friday, April 9th, 2021, members of the Hanover Police Service took a harassment report in the 500 block of 14th Street. Through investigation police determined that a 46-year-old female from South Bruce had been harassing another person via text messaging, and...

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Theft Charges Laid

On Wednesday, April 7th, 2021, Hanover Police received a theft report from Canadian Tire located at 896 10th Street. Police obtained video footage of the suspect wearing a hat and facemask. The suspect took various hand tools and left the store not attempting to pay....

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Three Arrest Warrants Executed

Between Thursday, April 8th and Tuesday, April 13th, 2021, Hanover Police executed three arrest warrants. The first person arrested was a 66-year-old Grand Valley man while the second person arrested was a 24-year-old Lindsay man. The third person arrested was a...

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Break and Enter Charges Laid

On Tuesday, March 30th, 2021, Hanover Police Service located and arrested a 49-year-old Hanover man on an outstanding warrant. Hanover Police were also investigating the same male for an industrial break and enter which occurred in the 400 block of 6th Avenue in mid...

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Serious MVC sends 4 to hospital in Hanover

On Saturday, March 27th, 2021, at about 2:00 a.m., members of the Hanover Police Service responded to the report of a single motor vehicle crash on 14th Street west of 13th Avenue, in the Town of Hanover. Police, fire and ambulance arrived on scene within minutes to...

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Police Officer Assaulted

On Tuesday, March 29th, 2021, members of the Hanover Police Service were requested to attend the 500 block of 11th Avenue regarding a disturbance. Police arrived and determined that a 25-year-old Hanover man was intoxicated and damaging property. The man was taken...

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Theft from LCBO results in Charges

Hanover Police have arrested and charged a 50-year-old Hanover man with Theft under the Criminal Code. The charges stem from an occurrence reported to police by the LCBO on March 3rd, 2021. Through the use of investigative techniques, officers identified the male. The...

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Mischief

Hanover Police are requesting the assistance of the public in solving a Mischief to parked vehicle occurrence. The vehicle was damaged on Sunday, March 28th, 2021. The vehicle had been parked in the Rexall Parking lot at 342 10th Street. The vehicle was spray-painted...

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Assault and Mischief Charges Laid

On Sunday, March 28th, 2021, Hanover Police were dispatched to the 200 block of 15th Avenue regarding an Assault and Mischief occurrence. Through investigation police determined that a 22-year-old Hanover man had assaulted another person during a verbal dispute. The...

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Fight on 10th Street leads to Charges

On Saturday, March 27th, 2021, members of the Hanover Police while on patrol were flagged down regarding a fight occurring in the 400 block of 10th Street. Police arrived and observed two males fighting on the sidewalk. Both were arrested under the Criminal Code for...

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Attempted VISA Fraud

On Thursday, March 25th, 2021, Hanover Police received information about an attempted fraud. The victim was contacted by someone claiming to be from the VISA Fraud Department. The scammer attempted to glean personal information including VISA card numbers from the...

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Four Arrest Warrants Executed

Between Monday, March 22nd, and Tuesday, March 23rd, 2021, Hanover Police executed four arrest warrants. The first person arrested was a 27-year-old Hanover man while the second person arrested was a 28-year-old Hanover man. The third person arrested was a 29-year-old...

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Theft and Prohibited Driving Arrest

On Tuesday, March 23rd, 2021, members of the Hanover Police Service attended Canadian Tire regarding a theft occurrence. Through investigation, the suspect was identified and later located by our policing partners in West Grey. The 34-year-old South Bruce man was...

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Bicycle Thefts

Hanover Police have seen an increase in reported bicycle thefts in the Town of Hanover. The locations of the thefts have been random however, they have occurred during overnight hours. Police are reminding citizens to secure their bicycles byway of bicycle lock or by...

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Theft from Vehicles

Hanover Police continue to receive reports of theft from parked motor vehicles. These thefts have been occurring during overnight hours at random locations around Hanover and the suspect(s) usually take smaller/portable items of value. Hanover Police are reminding all...

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Three Arrest Warrants Executed

Between Sunday, March 14th, 2021 and Wednesday, March 17th, 2021, Hanover Police executed three Arrest Warrants. The first person arrested was a 34-year-old male of no fixed address, while the second person arrested was a 69-year-old Hanover man. The final person...

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Theft Charges

On Friday, March 12th, 2021, Hanover Police responded to a theft complaint at a business in the 800 block of 10th Street. On arrival, police arrested a 22-year-old female from Walkerton. She had filled a shopping cart with various items and left with no attempt to...

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Theft of E-Bicycle

Hanover Police continue to investigate a theft of an electric bicycle, which occurred on Wednesday, March 10th, 2021 in the 100 block of 7th Street. The stolen e-bicycle was green in colour. Police later located the e-bicycle in the area of the Kinsman Ball Diamond....

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Harassment and Assault Charges

On Wednesday, March 10th, 2021, members of the Hanover Police Service took a report of harassment and assault. The victim complained that the accused had been making continual unwanted contact. A minor assault was also alleged. Hanover Police have arrested and charged...

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6 Arrest Warrants Executed

Between Thursday, March 4th, 2021 and Wednesday, March 11th, 2021, Hanover Police executed six Arrest Warrants. The first person arrested was a 46-year-old Hanover man, while the second was a 28-year-old Walkerton man. The third person arrested was a 23-year-old...

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Mischief to Vehicle

On Saturday, March 6th, 2021, members of the Hanover Police Service took a report of a mischief to vehicle on 19th Avenue. The victim in this matter had 4 vehicle tires flattened. This occurred between Friday, March 5th, 2021 and Saturday, March 6th, 2021. If anyone...

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Stolen Vehicle Recovered

On Thursday, March 4th, 2021, Hanover Police recovered an abandoned stolen vehicle in the 500 block of 10th Street. Through investigation 2 suspects were identified. The first suspect was a 33-year-old female from Exeter while the second was a 32-year-old Stratford...

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Fraud Report

Hanover Police continue to investigate a fraud which occurred in the Town of Hanover on Saturday, March 6th, 2021. In this case the scammer(s) convinced the victim to attend a local gas station and buy several hundred dollars worth of Google Play Cards. Hanover Police...

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Obstructing Police

On Thursday, March 4th, 2021, members of the Hanover Police Service while investigating another matter spoke with a 26-year-old Hanover man. The man provided police a false name. Through investigation the male was identified as someone else who had an active arrest...

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Theft from Porches – Hanover Man Arrested

Hanover Police have been actively investigating several theft of packages from front porches in Hanover. A lone male had been seen on multiple occasions grabbing recently delivered packages and fleeing the area. Through investigation and local area knowledge Hanover...

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Impaired Driver Arrest

On Thursday, February 25th, 2021, members of the Hanover Police Service received a traffic complaint in the  1000 block of 10th Street. Police patrolled the area and located the vehicle in the 400 block of 12th Street. On speaking with the 62-year-old driver it was...

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5 Arrest Warrants Executed

Between Thursday, February 25th, 2021 and Thursday, March 4th, 2021, Hanover Police executed five Arrest Warrants. The first person arrested was a 51-year-old Brockton man, while the second was a 26-year-old Teeswater man. The third person arrested was a 45-year-old...

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KIJIJI Fraud

Hanover Police are reminding members of the public to take all reasonable safety precautions while using online classified sites such as KIJIJI. Remember to verify the identity of the person you are sending money to as well as ensuring they actually have a product to...

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Threats Arrest

On Tuesday, February 23rd, 2021, members of the Hanover Police Service received a report of Threats and Mischief which occurred in the Town of Hanover. It was alleged that a 35-year-old Hanover man had threatened to harm another person. The man also broke the victim’s...

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Arrest Warrant Executed

On Monday, February 22nd, 2021, Hanover Police Service while on general patrol observed a 27-year-old Hanover man known to have an active arrest warrant. The man was taken into custody without incident. The warrant was for several offences committed in the Town of...

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Fail to Remain Accident

Hanover Police continue to investigate a fail to remain motor vehicle collision, which occurred in the Walmart parking lot in Hanover on Sunday, February 21st, 2021. The vehicle struck was an older model blue Dodge Ram pickup truck. If anyone has information about...

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Dine and Dash Charges

On Sunday, February 21st, 2021, Hanover Police took a report of a “dine and dash” from a local restaurant. A description of the suspect was provided allowing police to locate the 30-year-old Owen Sound man walking on 7th Avenue in Hanover. The man was taken into...

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Assault Arrest

On Sunday, February 21st, 2021, members of the Hanover Police Service responded to a disturbance in the 500 block of 10th Street. Through investigation it was determined that a 20-year-old Hanover man had assaulted another person. In one of the assaults the accused...

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