Wednesday, July 24, 2024

Wanted Person Discovered Squatting in Vacant House

OPP Media Release

On August 26, 2020 Grey Bruce Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) received a complaint that an unknown person was squatting in a vacant house at 25 Sideroad, in the Municipality of Meaford.

Officers attended this property and located a wanted party on the premises, who was subsequently arrested. This individual was currently bound by multiple court orders.

As a result of this investigation, Grey Bruce OPP have charged Bradley Doherty, 35 years-of-age, from Owen Sound with the following offences:  

  • Failure to comply with undertaking, section 145(4)(a) Criminal Code of Canada (CC)

  • Three counts of failure to comply with release order, section 145(5)(a) CC

  • Possession of property obtained by crime – under $5,000, section 354(1)(a) CC

  • Unlawfully in a dwelling house, section 349(1) CC

The accused was released on an Undertaking and is required to appear in Ontario Court of Justice in Owen Sound on November 5, 2020.  

Anyone with information that can assist Grey Bruce OPP with this investigation, call 1-888-310-1122. Should you wish to remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or submit a secure web-tip at, where you may be eligible to receive a cash reward of up to $2,000.

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