On March 15th, 2018 the Bracebridge Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a report of a robbery that occurred the previous night at the IDA Pharmacy in Gravenhurst. Police learned that the male attended the pharmacy counter and passed a note demanding narcotics and then fled the scene. The Bracebridge Community Street Crime (CSCU) Unit conducted an investigation which has led to an arrest on March 22nd, 2018. On March 22nd, 2018 the Bracebridge CSCU, with the assistance of the Orillia CSCU, arrested a 23-year-old Gravenhurst man and charged him with Robbery with intent to commit an indictable offence, Fail to Comply with Probation, and Fail to Attend Court. The accused was held in custody for a bail hearing at the Ontario Court of Justice in Bracebridge on March 23rd, 2018.
Bracebridge Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) officers, along with Bracebridge Fire Department, were dispatched to a fire in a closed-off construction area on Ecclestone Drive just south of the Silver Bridge on Saturday morning, March 17, 2018 at 12:20 a.m. Unknown suspect(s) set fire to blasting mats in the construction area and when emergency services arrived, many of the mats were engulfed in flames. No one was injured. Anyone with information is asked to please call Bracebridge OPP at (888)310-1122 or call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477. You can submit your information online at www.crimestopperssdm.com if you have any information on this crime or any other crime. Crime Stoppers does not subscribe to call display and you will remain anonymous. Being anonymous, you will not testify in court and your information may lead to a cash reward of up to $2,000