Archive for the ‘Lambton County’ Category

OPP looking for information regarding Point Edward single-vehicle crash

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Lambton OPP are continuing to investigate a single motor vehicle collision that occurred in the early hours of Thursday on Front Street near Village Green in Point Edward. The collision is said to have caused a “substantial” amount of property damage but it is unknown whether there were injuries since the occupants of the vehicle [...]

OPP says stolen watch recovered, suspects charged

Two Sarnia residents have been arrested and charged by Lambton OPP after an investigation into a theft of a Rolex watch said to be worth $38,000. The incident, police say, took place during the afternoon of June 8, 2014 at an auction in Point Edward. The suspects, a 48-year-old man and a 45-year-old woman, were [...]

Three U.S. citizens arrested after border incident

Lambton OPP say they have laid weaponsand drug charges against three American citizens after an incident at the Blue Water Bridge on Saturday evening. The incident, which occurred around 7:30 p.m., involved a 19-year-old female driver, a 24-year-old male passenger and a 26-year-old male passenger, all of whom remained in custody Sunday. They are to [...]

Area beaches tested ‘safe’ this week

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In a practice that is now standard through the summer months, the County of Lambton Medical Officer of Health is advising there were no beaches identified as being unsafe for swimming this week. Lake Huron beaches sampled include Grand Bend (North Beach and South Beach), Highland Glen, Bright’s Grove (including Mike Weir Park), Canatara Park, [...]

OPP see approach of young girl by stranger as reason enough to issue reminder

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Lambton OPP say a young girl who was approached by a stranger while she was out for a walk in Petrolia earlier this week is reason enough to remind people to contact officers if similar events occur. In the incident this week, which occurred Monday (May 26) around 6 p.m., the girl was walking her [...]

Lambton OPP recover body from St. Clair River south of Blue Water Bridge

Lambton OPP say they have recovered a body they believe to be the person who is said to have jumped off the Blue Water Bridge last Thursday (May 22). The discovery of the body was made at about 11:30 a.m. today (Monday, May 26) after an extensive search involving area first responders. A post mortem [...]

OPP investigating report of jump from Blue Water Bridge

On May 22, 2014 just after 10 a.m. Lambton Ontario Provincial Police along with Lambton Emergency Medical Services (EMS) and the Point Edward Fire Service responded to the Blue Water Bridge after receiving a call that a vehicle driver had abandoned a motor vehicle on the north span of the bridge, and that the driver allegedly jumped from [...]

Officers at Blue Water Bridge find ‘significant’ amounts of cocaine hidden in pickup truck

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A “significant” seizure of more than 123 kilograms of suspected cocaine has been made at the Blue Water Bridge in an incident that occurred May 6. Canadian Border Security Agency officers found the drugs after a detector dog prompted a further examination. Two men from Stoney Creek, Ont., face charges after allegedly bringing in the [...]

OPP urging caution for operators of off-road vehicles and motorcycles during long weekend

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The Ontario Provincial Police is reporting that off-road vehicle (ORV) deaths have reached a four-year high and the causal factors have the OPP concerned heading into the Victoria Day Long Weekend. A total of 20 people died in ORV incidents in OPP jurisdiction during 2013, compared to 12 in 2012, 14 in 2011 and 17 in 2010.  Of the 20 fatalities in 2013, 13 of them were [...]

Road construction on Venetian Boulevard to begin this week

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The second phase of a $1.4 million roads project that will see the reconstruction of parts of Venetian Boulevard in Point Edward will begin this week, weather permitting. The first phase of the project, a total reconstruction of a one-block section of Alexandra Street, will now serve as access to Purdy’s Fisheries, Bridgeview Marina and [...]