Archive for the ‘Lambton County’ Category

OPP release photo of Petrolia bank robbery suspect

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Lambton OPP has released a photo of a man being sought in connection with Wednesday afternoon’s bank robbery at the CIBC branch in Petrolia with the hope that the public may be able to help in the identification of the suspect. The incident, which occurred at about 2:30 p.m., involved a single suspect, who is [...]

Afternoon bank heist results in lockdown of downtown Petrolia

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Lambton OPP say they are continuing to investigate the robbery of the Petrolia CIBC branch, which occurred Wednesday afternoon (July 23) at about 2:30 p.m. A local media alert had indicated several blocks near the bank had been cordoned off by police. Police say an unknown man entered the bank and produced what appeared to [...]

OPP investigating two stolen vehicle incidents

Lambton OPP is continuing its investigations of two stolen vehicles, one that occurred Tuesday late afternoon in St. Clair Township and another early Wednesday morning in Lambton Shores that was involved in a single vehicle crash. In Tuesday’s incident, which occurred around 5 p.m., OPP had been notified of a stolen Ford F-350 truck that [...]

OPP respond to single-vehicle rollover in Watford

Lambton OPP are continuing to investigate a single motor vehicle rollover collision on eastbound Highway 402 near First School Road which took place Wednesday (July 16) just before 3 a.m. A driver of a transport truck had called in the accident and the OPP, fire services and Lambton EMS all responded to the scene. A [...]

OPP report two break and enter calls

Lambton OPP say they responded to two separate reports of a residential break and enter in the last couple of days, one in Forest early Sunday morning (July 13) and another in St. Clair Township on Monday. The Forest incident, on Queen Street, involved the homeowner being woken to a noise in the home and [...]

Tragedy in Watford: Double murder of couple with 26-year-old son facing charges

What Lambton OPP was initially describing as a “suspicious” death on Monday morning has turned into tragedy, with a husband and wife from Watford dead and their 26-year-old son accused of their murder. Susan Gubbels, 55, was found in the couple’s home around 9 p.m. Sunday night (July 13); about 10:45 p.m. London Police, who [...]

Grand Bend’s South Beach posted ‘unsafe’ for swimming after testing

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Only one area beach has been “flagged” as unsafe for swimming by Lambton Public Health after testing the week of July 7. Grand Bend’s South Beach has warning signs after high levels of E. Coli bacteria were detected. All other beaches in the area were deemed to be okay.

OPP say lizard seen Thursday ‘still on the loose’

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It may sound like a scene from a horror movie, but Lambton OPP say yesterday’s sighting of a three-foot lizard in a yard in the 400 block of Beresford Street in Corunna is more about the safety of the animal than anything else. The animal, which was seen on Thursday (July 10) around 3 p.m., [...]

Looking for lost relatives of others is her passion

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Maggie Peters has a passion—reuniting lost relatives with their families. Her latest “project” is to help Dan Hawke find his sister Sharon Hawke, who he last saw when she was about three years old and was being raised by the Wally Shand family in Lambton County. But when Hawke went to visit the home, no [...]

Graduating high school students receive Conservation Authority scholarships

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The Conservation Scholarship program rewards graduating high school students continuing their post-secondary studies in a conservation related field based on their academic achievement and their demonstrated interest and involvement with the environment. In total, $3,000 was awarded across the St. Clair region this year. Devan Spradbrow and Erich Maxfield, both from St. Clair Secondary, were [...]