Press Release - General

Text with 9-1-1 Awareness Campaign #T911


Beginning today, the Midland Police Service along with our contracted dispatch centre at the Owen Sound Police Service joins the national "Text with 9-1-1 Day" campaign.

Armed Robbery Suspects - Request For Public Assistance


Robbery Suspects

On Thursday November 24th, 2016 at approximately 7:43 pm, Midland Police responded to an alarm at a business located on the east side of town. The employee was reporting that 2 males entered the business wearing balaclavas and each had a weapon in their hand. The suspects demanded cash and left with an undisclosed amount.

The suspects are described as:

Fake Photo Radar Ticket E-Mails


Scams and Identity Theft

Local residents are receiving scam emails that claim to be an electronic fine notice and claiming that the recipient had been caught on a red light camera or photo radar and now must click a link to pay the fine.

A sample of one of the many emails received is below:


You have been registered with a speed infringement:
Reason: negligent driving
Case No: 683190563

Missing Woman Located In Provincial Park


Eva Lynn Rozitix- Updated Photo

Updated Fri Nov 18 3:21PM: On Friday, November 18th, 2016, missing 26 year old Midland woman, Eva Rozitis, was located deceased in Awenda Provincial Park, Tiny, Ontario.

Snowmobiling In Midland - The Facts


Snowmobile Safety In Midland

With the arrival of snow in our region, recreational snowmobile enthusiasts will start to travel around the town onto the network of OFSC trails.

Readers Digest Lottery Scam


Readers Digest Lottery Scam

There are thousands of scams in play on the internet, by phone, email and postal mail at any given moment. When we come across a new variation we publish it in the hopes that some people will think twice before believing that they have won large sums of money or merchandise.

Bright Idea: New Lighting Installed In Front Parking Lot


LED Lighting

Some people may have noticed that the Midland Police Service parking lot seems a lot brighter at night time... our parking lot area lighting has been dramatically improved with the addition of bright new energy efficient LED lighting.

Arson Investigation - Request For Public Assistance


Arson

On September 15th 2016 at 1201am, the Midland Police Service received a call to attend the area of William Street just north of Yonge Street for a report of a vehicle on fire. Midland Fire Service were on location dealing with a vehicle at a residential property which was fully engulfed in flames.

Crime Plot Crime Mapping Updated Today


Crime Plot Crime Mapping - A Midland Police Service Shared Solution

CrimePlot crime mapping was updated today. Want to know what has been happening in the community recently? We publish non-identifying occurrence data to our crime maps weekly.

Visit http://www.crimeplot.com/agency/1/midland-police-service.html and accept the terms of service to view the map on your computer or mobile device.

E-Mail Attachments Can Be Dangerous - Ransomware


Ransomware Trojan

Among the many online scams, viruses, hoaxes and insidious threats like data-encrypting ransomware attacks, there is one method that seems to be very popular right now.