Archive for the ‘Lambton County’ Category

Walpole Island Police make drug arrest following traffic stop

Walpole Island Police say a traffic stop in the area of Stewart Line in Chatham-Kent Monday around 5 p.m. led to a 27-year-old and a 25-year-old, both from Sarnia, being charged with possession for the purpose of traffic. A quantity of what police believe to be marijuana was seized. The accused will appear in Sarnia [...]

Plympton-Wyoming to honour community contributions

Mayor Lonny Napper of Plympton-Wyoming will be honouring a number of community members at a luncheon early in February. The Mayor's Luncheon, to be held Saturday,, Feb. 4, 2012 at noon, is designed to officially recognize several individuals. "These are people who have truly made a difference and we as a community appreciate all of their [...]

Corunna community leaders echo concerns over prescription drug abuse

  Ron Skreptak, who chairs the Corunna Community Policing Committee, says concerns over the misuse and abuse of prescription drugs is also on the radar screen of his organization and the Lambton OPP. The committee is planning a public meeting, already scheduled for Feb. 29, 2012, starting at 7 p.m. at the Corunna Fire Hall. [...]

OPP report two drunk driving incidents near end of year

The second to last day of the year ended badly for two area drivers accused of drinking and driving. In the first of two incidents reported by Lambton OPP, a Sarnia driver was charged after police responded to a 3 a.m. report of an SUV having rolled into the ditch on Highway 40 in the [...]

Traffic stops lead to drug charges

Lambton OPP say two traffic stops, the first on Dec. 28 and one on New Year's Day, resulted in various drug charges. On Dec. 28 at around 11:30 p.m., officers stopped a GMC truck on Rokeby Line in the area of Fairweather Road. They discovered assorted drug paraphernalia and a quantity of suspected Oxycodone. A [...]

Break and enter reported, plywood stolen

Lambton OPP say the compound at Watson's Tim-br Mart on Courtright Line was the scene of a break and enter on Dec. 30. Stolen after a lock was broken are 19 sheets of 3/4 inch plywood and five sheets of 5/8 inch plywood, with a loss of more than $700.

OPP says be aware of road conditions, call 5-1-1 for latest

Lambton OPP are urging people not to travel today (Tuesday, Jan. 3) if at all possible. "If you must venture out, check road and weather conditions before you leave," says an OPP media release. ""Take an emergency kit with you that should include items such as a fully charged cell phone and charger, warm clothes [...]

Lambton Shores man charged with driving over legal limit

Lambton OPP say they stopped a Dodge van in the area of Lakeshore Road and Northville Crescent at around 2:45 p.m. on Dec. 22, subsequently charging a 56-year-old Lambton Shores man with driving over the legal limit. The accused will appear in a Sarnia court on Jan. 30, 2012 to answer to the charge.

Break in results in $6,400 loss in Warwick Township

Lambton OPP is investigating a break and enter that they say resulted in a loss of $6,400 inb the form of a Stihl chainsaw and Honda ATV. The incident, which occurred some time between 8 p.m. on Christmas Eve and 6 a.m. on Christmas Day, occurred in the 8000 block of LaSalle Line where a [...]

OPP hoping holiday is a safe one—so plan ahead!

Lambton County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) is reminding people to have a plan to get home safely if you intend to consume alcoholic beverages this New Year’s eve.  If you blow in the warn range – a blood alcohol content between 50 mgs and 80 mgs – you face a three-day driver’s licence suspension.  If [...]