Archive for the ‘Lambton County’ Category

County plans low-cost rabies vaccination clinics throughout area


Aside from the fact that rabies is a fatal, viral disease spread by the saliva of an infected animal (such as a dog, cat, fox, racoon, bat or livestock), the County of Lambton's Community Health Services department is making it easy and cost-effective for owners of dogs or cats to get a vaccination shot. Cost [...]

OPP investigating break and enter in Dawn-Euphemia

  Lambton OPP say someone broke into a residence in the 5000 block of Lambton Line in Dawn-Euphemia on Monday afternoon, stealing an assortment of jewellery, a 47-inch flat screen Samsung TV and a Canon 40D camera. The loss is estimated at over $8,000.

Civilian review agency will investigate crash following failure to observe RIDE stop

  The serious injury of two people following an alleged failure to stop at a Brooke-Alvinston RIDE checkpoint over the weekend has resulted in the provincial Special Investigations Unit taking over the investigation, say Lambton OPP. Police say that a Pontiac vehicle, travelling northbound on Nauvoo Road around 11 p.m. Saturday, failed to stop at [...]

OPP investigating break, enter and theft in early February

  Lambton OPP say they are investigating a break, enter and theft that occurred sometime in early February of 2013 at a residence in the 5000 block of Douglas Line in Plympton-Wyoming.    Unknown person or persons gained entry by breaking a basement window and once inside stole four Remington shotguns and an Ithaca Rifle.  [...]

OPP urging motorists to take care this Easter weekend

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  Easter long weekend is one of the busiest traffic weekends on Ontario’s roads and highways and Lambton OPP says its officers will be doing their part to ensure everyone gets to their destination safely. Police will be on the lookout for motorists who drive while impaired by alcohol or drugs, are distracted or driving aggressively, [...]

Lambton OPP say they found pot during traffic stop

  Lambton OPP say a traffic stop in the area of Hubbard Line and Lakeshore Road in Plympton-Wyoming on Saturday afternoon (March 23) led to the discovery of what police believed to be marijuana. Two Sarnia men, aged 32 and 29, will appear in a Sarnia court on April 29 to answer to the charges [...]

OPP arrest Detroit driver entering Canada under the influence

Lambton OPP have charged a 55-year-old Detroit man after he allegedly attempted to enter Canada in the early hours of last Friday while impaired. The driver, who was first stopped by Canada Border Service Agency officers, will appear in a Sarnia court to answer to the impaired driving charge.

45-year-old, convicted of a murder three decades ago, is sentenced as adult

A 45-year-old, whose identity had until today (Thursday) been under a publication ban, has been sentenced as an adult, meaning he will serve at least seven years before being able to apply for parole. Christopher Ellacott, who was 15 at the time of the murder of 70-year-old Velma Thomson, was convicted almost a year ago [...]

U.S. man arrested after attempt to enter Canada with loaded, prohibited firearm

  Lambton OPP say they have a 70-year-old Dayton, Ohio, man in custody and awaiting a bail hearing after being found with a loaded, prohibited firearm while attempting to enter Canada at the Blue Water Bridge entry point on Wednesday afternoon (March 20).. After arriving at the primary inspection in the late afternoon, the man [...]

County sets tax increase of 2.11% as it continues to look for ways to boost revenue


Property owners in Lambton County will see a 2.11% tax increase in 2013 after Council approved a total spending budget of $180,782,329—$65,658,988 of which will be from taxation. Several adjustments were made to the original budget proposal put forward in February. That would have increased taxes by 2.0%. those changes include: The County will now [...]