Officer Assaulted By Repeat Offender In Meaford – Details Released



(MEAFORD, ON) – On April 6, 2024, the Grey Bruce Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) received a call that an assault occurred at a property on Highway 6&10 in the Municipality of Meaford.

Police attended and learned that the caller located an individual trespassing on his property. When the caller approached the individual, the caller was stuck with a golf club. The individual proceeded to strike and damage the caller’s side by side. As the police were attempting to gain control of the individual, the individual resisted arrest and uttered death threats towards the caller and police.

As a result, Dustin Mills, 50-years-of age was charged with:

·      Assault with a weapon

·      Mischief under $5000 (three counts)

·      Possession of weapon for dangerous purpose

·      Resist peace officer

·      Uttering threats cause death or bodily hard (2 counts)

·      Fail to comply with release order (2 counts)

The accused was held pending a bail hearing.

If anyone has any information, they are being asked to contact the OPP at 1-888-310-1122. Should you wish to remain anonymous you can call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or leave an anonymous online message at where you may be eligible to receive a cash reward of up to $2,000.