Shelburne Police Arrest Shelburne Man For Drunk Driving & Arrest Orangeville Man For Theft In Shelburne

Shelburne Police arrest Shelburne man for impaired driving

On March 12, 2019 at 3:07 p.m the Shelburne Police Service received a complaint of a possible impaired driver leaving a local business.  Officers quickly located the vehicle and the male driver at a plaza on Main Street East in the Town of Shelburne.  After speaking with the male driver the officer became suspicious that the male had consumed alcohol and conducted a roadside test for alcohol, which the male failed.  The man was arrested and taken to the Shelburne police station for further tests which the man also failed, with readings of 3 times the legal limit.

Consequently, 59 year old William Munshaw of Shelburne was charged with 1 count of Operation of a motor vehicle while impaired and 1 count of having a blood alcohol concentration of equal to or over 80 mgs in 100 ml of blood.  Munshaw’s driver’s licence has been suspended for 90 days and his vehicle impounded for 7 days.  Munshaw will appear in Ontario Court in Orangeville at the end of March to answer to the allegations.

Sgt. Bennett of the Shelburne Police Service states that this particular incident emphasizes why Shelburne Police Service conducts RIDE spot checks at all times of the day.  “People are legitimately shocked that we’re (conducting RIDE) during the day, but impaired drivers are there at all times of the day”.

Shelburne Police arrest theft suspect 

On March 13, 2019 at 7:41 p.m the Shelburne Police service received a complaint of a theft from a residence in the Town of Shelburne.   Good information provided by the complainants, as well as, perseverance from the investigating officer ensured that the crime was solved by early the following morning and the property returned to the rightful owners.

As a result of the investigation, 31 year old Randy Lanktree of Orangeville has been charged with 2 counts of theft under $5000.00, 2 counts of possession of property obtained by crime under $5000.00 and 1 count of breach of probation. Lanktree will appear in Ontario court in Orangeville in early April to answer to the allegations.

The above media release provided by Shelburne Police Services