Archive for the ‘Lambton County’ Category

Walpole Island man faces several charges resulting from a traffic stop

Walpole Island man Randy Nahdee, 40, is in police custody awaiting a bail hearing today on several charges following a traffic stop on Walpole Island. At around 10:30am on the Feb. 29 acting on information received, officers from Walpole Island Police stopped a pick up truck on River Road North. Nahdee, who is known to [...]

Provincial police say education can keep you from being an online fraud victim

March is Fraud Prevention Month and as the online world continues to evolve daily, so have the scams criminals use to defraud unwitting consumers, according to members of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Anti-Rackets Branch. The Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre (CAFC; formerly Phonebusters) reports on-line fraud scams are increasingly impacting Canadian consumers, taking millions of dollars [...]

Catholic school board will be looking for new director

Paul Wubben, director of education at the St. Clair Catholic District School Board, has resigned effective August 31, the end of his contract. Wubben, 55, who has served at the helm of the school system since early 2006, had previously worked as a superintendent and was promoted on the retirement of Margaret Nelson. His resignation [...]

Leap year babies just can’t get enough of today

It's a leap year!

If asked how old he is today, Samuel Sanderson might tell you he's four, but he wouldn't necessarily be wrong if he were to say one. That's because Samuel, son of Petrolia residents Ryan and Jackie Sanderson, was born in the early morning hours of February 29, 2008, the last leap day. Young Mr. Sanderson [...]

Provincial police investigation into death of missing person concluded

The Lambton Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Traffic Unit has concluded their investigation into the death of 44-year-old Christopher Labadie. Provincial police say that Labadie had been involved in a single vehicle ATV collision and died as a result of the injuries he sustained. He was last seen riding an ATV in the area of Kimball [...]

All suspects in custody facing attempted murder charges

The three male suspects alleged involved in a incident at an Erie St. address where a man sustained a gunshot wound are in custody and will appear in Sarnia court today. The three men, ages 22, 31 and 32 are each facing an attempted murder charge among other charges. The victim remains in hospital with [...]

Shots fired in Wyoming, man injured, suspect being sought after chase

Lambton OPP say a 7 p.m. altercation at an Erie Street, Wyoming, address yesterday (Feb. 28) resulted in one man being sent to hospital after a gunshot wound. Three suspects fled the scene in a newer model SUV, heading east on Highway 402 near Nauvoo Road but were stopped through use of a tire deflation [...]

Opportunities exist for firms interested in shipping over-size items for fabricators

The Sarnia-Lambton Economic Partnership, in cooperation with the Sarnia Lambton Industrial Alliance, is holding a seminar next week (March 8) for potential firms interested in taking advantage of an emerging need in the area: the shipping of over-sized and heavy fabrications produced by local firms. The seminar, which is scheduled from 8 a.m. to 10;30 [...]

School buses in zones 1-8 cancelled

It’s find your way to school day for parents of students using buses in zones 1-8. A freezing rain warning is in effect.

Alvinston break, enter and theft under investigation

Provincial police released information today about a break, enter and theft of an Alvinston residence that happened sometime between 6 p.m. on Feb. 25 and 1:30 a.m. on Feb 26. The thieves entered a residence on Centre St., Alvinston, and are said to have taken a number of items including an autographed Lebron James basketball [...]