OPP Police Press Releases Southgate

15 Year Old Armed Repeat Offender Arrested Following Foot Chase

(SOUTHGATE, ON) – On March 29, 2024, the Grey Bruce Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) received a call that an individual was attempting to break into a vehicle on Ridley Crescent in Southgate.

Officers attended located a masked individual nearby who fled from officers. Officers arrested the individual after a brief foot chase.

A 15-year-old individual from Toronto was charged with:

·      Mischief

·      Resist Peace Officer

·      Obstruct Peace Officer

·      Disguise with Intent

·      Possession of Weapon for Dangerous Purpose

·      Possession of a Schedule I Substance – Methamphetamine

·      Unauthorized Possession of Weapon

·      Fail to Comply with Sentence

·      Failure to Comply with Release Order – Other Than to Attend Court

·      Fail to Comply wit Probation Order

The accused was held pending a bail hearing.

The accused can’t be identified under provisions of the Youth Criminal Justice Act (YCJA).

If anyone has any information, they are being asked to contact the OPP at 1-888-310-1122. Should you wish to remain anonymous you can call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or leave an anonymous online message at where you may be eligible to receive a cash reward of up to $2,000.