MEDIA RELEASE - 911 Hang-up Calls
Posted on Monday, June 05, 2023 03:15 PM
Woodstock 911 Operators see large increase in abandoned 911 calls
WOODSTOCK, ON (June 01, 2023) – The Woodstock Police Service wishes to remind people to check settings on their phones as the Communications Center have experienced a significant increase in unintentional 911 calls.
Over the past weeks, Woodstock Police 911 Operators have seen an increase in dropped emergency calls. These calls are being attributed to the ‘Emergency SOS’ feature on Android smart phones which allows users to quickly...
MEDIA RELEASE - SIU Investigation Closed
Posted on Wednesday, May 31, 2023 09:14 AM
Update: “SIU Investigating after Crash occurs involving Stolen Vehicle” January 2023
WOODSTOCK, ON (May 31, 2023) – On January 26, 2023, the Special Investigations Unit (SIU) invoked their mandate and began an investigation of a collision between a stolen vehicle and a police cruiser on January 25, 2023.
On Wednesday, January 25, 2023, at approximately 8:20 p.m., the Woodstock Police Service received a report of a stolen Audi that had failed to remain at the scene of several collisions.
WPS MEDIA RELEASE - Victoria Day Weekend Safety
Posted on Friday, May 19, 2023 03:36 PM
VICTORIA DAY WEEKEND SAFETY
WOODSTOCK, ON (May 19, 2023) – The Woodstock Police Service would like to remind everyone celebrating or traveling this weekend to do so safely. Officers will be on the roads patrolling looking for distracted, intoxicated and aggressive drivers.
Drivers excited to get to their destination may not pay enough attention or drive too fast. Police want to remind commuters to pay attention, buckle up and slow down. As many people are celebrating this weekend, please confirm...
MEDIA RELEASE - POLICE INVESTIGATION 23-7194
Posted on Monday, May 15, 2023 02:44 PM
WOODSTOCK, ON (May 16, 2023) – On Monday, May 15, 2023 at approximately 11:30 a.m. the Woodstock Police Service arrested a 41-year-old resident of Bright, ON in relation to this investigation. As a result of the investigation, the accused was charged with:
- Dangerous operation; and
- Failure to comply with release order – other than to attend court.
WOODSTOCK, ON (May 15, 2023) – The Woodstock Police Service have located the vehicle and individuals involved in this investigation. They...
MEDIA RELEASE - Vehicle Hits Young Pedestrians 23-6990
Posted on Friday, May 12, 2023 12:31 PM
Young pedestrians hit by vehicle
WOODSTOCK, ON (May 12, 2023) – On Thursday, May 11, 2023 at approximately 5:00 p.m., a 14-year-old and two 13-year-old youth were crossing Dundas Street in the area of Finke Street when a vehicle hit two of the youth. Both received assessments at hospital as a precaution.
The 17-year-old driver of Woodstock is facing a Dangerous Operation charge.
Police would like to remind drivers to be cautious and aware of pedestrians, cyclists, and others using roads and...