Archive for the ‘Lambton County’ Category

Lambton OPP make arrest after driver crashes while trying to avoid RIDE stop

Lambton OPP say they arrested a 20-year-old Strathroy-Strathroy Caradoc man who was allegedly over the legal limit, but not before the accused rolled into a ditch and caught on fire on Michigan Line at Mandaumin Rd. Thursday (November 6). OPP officers were conducting a RIDE stop–Reduced Impaired Driving Everywhere–at 2 a.m. when a vehicle approaching […]

OPP investigating robbery at Forest pharmacy

Lambton OPP officers are investigating a break and enter that occurred at around 7:30 a.m. on November 1, 2014 at the Forest Pharmasave located at 19 King Street. Police say two unknown persons gained entry to the business by throwing a cement block through the glass entrance door on King Street.  Once inside, the suspects stole an […]

OPP arrest Mount Brydges man after drinking, driving in Warwick Twp.

Lambton OPP say they have charged a 30-year-old Mount Brydges man after he allegedly drove his Dodge pickup truck onto the front lawn of a residence in the 9000 block of Confederation Line. Police say the man had been drinking and subsequent tests showed he was over the legal limit.while drinking. The man will appear […]

Locally Lambton Dinner raised about $10k with campaign three-quarters wrapped up

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By DAVE BROWN Executive Director United Way of Sarnia-Lambton The United Way campaign has just two months to go and I am happy to report that we have surpassed the three-quarters mark of our campaign total and now sit at $1,450,000. We have a very successful Locally Lambton Dinner on Saturday and thanks so much […]

OPP asking for help in identifying vehicle involved in hit and run

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Lambton OPP is asking for the public’s assistance related to the investigation of a hit and run collision that occurred in a parking lot at the corner of Helena Street and St. Clair Street in Point Edward at around 11:30 p.m. on Saturday, November 1, 2014. OPP say a dark coloured pickup truck (pictured) was driving erratically […]

Former Warden Steve Arnold says he will run again for top County spot

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Steve Arnold, the newly acclaimed Mayor of St. Clair Township says he plans to run a second time for Warden of Lambton County, a position to be vacated in December. The position, which is essentially the chair of Lambton County Council, is being vacated by current incumbent Todd Case, who has held the position for the […]

Lambton OPP looking for help in identifying suspect in Corunna bank heist

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The Lambton OPP is asking for the public’s help in identifying a man being sought for an armed robbery on October 6 at the RBC Royal Bank branch in Corunna. The suspect is described as being 6’ tall and weighing about 200 pounds.  He was wearing a black jacket with a logo on the front left side, […]

Warden won’t be seeking re-election to post when new Council meets in December

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Lambton County Warden Todd Case says he will not be seeking a fourth term as Warden of Lambton County. Case, who has been acclaimed as the Mayor of Warwick Township, says he has enjoyed the experience but will now be looking to concentrate his efforts in other areas. “I want to thank Lambton County Council […]

Around the County, the complete list of those elected to Council, Mayoral positions

Lambton Shores Deputy Mayor Elizabeth Davis-Dagg was unsuccessful in her campaign to unseat Mayor Bill Weber, who was re-elected in yesterday’s municipal election. Davis-Dagg, who came third in the mayoral race, will be replaced by Doug Cook as deputy mayor. In Petrolia, John McCharles was successful in staving off challenger Jeff Johnston to retain the […]

United Way campaign still running strong with Locally Lambton dinner set for Saturday

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  By DAVE BROWN Executive Director, United Way of Sarnia-Lambton The United Way campaign has reached just over $1,400,000, or 73% of the 2014 objective of $1.92 million. Suncor employees added much of the boost this week with a highly successful employee campaign.  Combined with the events, corporate donation, and employee pledges, the Suncor campaign […]