Archive for the ‘Lambton County’ Category

Canadian returning home nabbed for drinking/driving

Lambton OPP say a 57-year-old Sarnia man will be in court on August 12 to answer to charges related to drinking and driving after he returned from Michigan in the early hours of Tuesday (July 23). Canada Border Services Agency officers had sent the driver to secondary inspection where it was determined that he had [...]

County issues heat alert, advises steps to take to manage health concerns

With the issuing of a heat alert by the county’s Medical Officer of Health, officials are reminding the public of the dangers of heat and the availability of cooling centres. The alert, which is based on the latest Environment Canada forecast, will remain in effect until Friday when temperatures are expected to ease. A combination [...]

Drinking and driving results in charges for Lambton Shores woman

Lambton OPP say a 55-year-old Lambton Shores woman, who was arrested around noon last Friday (July 12), is facing charges related to drinking and driving. Officers had been called to the area of Ravenswood Line and Northville Road about a vehicle in a ditch. The woman will appear in a Sarnia court on August 12. [...]

Downtown Library and art gallery workers strike following county move over weekend

Some 55 Sarnia downtown library and Judith and Norman Alix Art Gallery employees, members of local 65 of the CEP Union, went on strike over the weekend after the imposition of new terms of employment on Friday. Both union and county representatives are expected to meet Monday morning to resume negotiations. The issue appears to [...]

Lambton OPP charge 33-year-old Petrolia man with careless driving

A three vehicle collision on LaSalle line July 12, 2013 around 11:30 p.m. resulted in non-life threatening injuries and a driving charge for one of the three drivers, all of whom are from Petrolia. Lambton OPP, fire fighters and Lambton Emergency Medical Services all responded to the call just west of Mandaumin Rad. Two women, [...]

Lambton OPP arrest Detroit man said to be driving drunk and mistakenly entering Canada

Lambton OPP say a 46-year-old male driver from Detroit was charged with driving over the legal limit after mistakenly entering into Canada from Port Huron in the early hours of Saturday, July 13.  

Man arrested in Ipperwash beach area

Lambton OPP say they arrested a 41-year-old Blenheim, Ont., man on Friday morning, the result of complaints received about indecent acts in the Ipperwash beach area near West Ipperwash Road and Centre Road in Lambton Shores. The man has been released but is to appear in a Sarnia court on August 26. Anyone with information [...]

Lambton OPP identify early Sunday morning fatality as pedestrian from Enniskillen Twp.

Lambton OPP say they are continuing to investigate a fatal collision that occurred on July 14, 2013 just after 2 a.m. in the 3200 block of Confederation line. The pedestrian who was struck by a taxi cab and who died, has been identified as 20-year-old Jessica Font of Enniskillen. There are no reports of injuries [...]

The story of Steadman Brothers is a history of funeral services in Lambton County

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In many ways, owes its very existence to history (the name Lambton Shield coming from Alexander Mackenzie, who went on to become Canada’s second Prime Minister). When we come across a piece of interesting history, our first instinct is to share that. Here’s what Steadman Brothers Funeral Home has on its website: Since 1906, [...]

Lambton OPP make arrests in alleged grow-op in Dawn-Euphemia

Lambton OPP say they made several arrests related to an alleged illegal operation in Dawn-Euphemia Township last Friday. The resulting search revealed marijuana in various stages of growth as well as cocaine, Hydromorphone pills, a loaded hunting rifle, two stolen ATVs, and cash. The street value of the controlled substances is more than $32,000, say [...]