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Bridge Bash 2012 is slated to open up this weekend, promises unparalleled family entertainment

Bridge Bash 2012 is slated to happen July 6-7 at the Bluewater Bridge in Point Edward

This year's annual Bridge Bash, coined Under the Bridges, is slated to take place this weekend at Point Edward's Bluewater Bridges. The Point Edward Optimists are inviting everyone to come out for two evenings of entertainment, food and family fun on Jul. 6 and 7. This yearly event is known for showcasing local musicians and, [...]

Lambton OPP cite ‘Lock It or Lose It’ campaign in wake of more thefts from vehicles

Ontario Provincial Police 'Lock It or Lose It' campaign aims to reduce the number of thefts from vehicles through out Ontario

Lambton OPP is citing the provincial ‘Lock It or Lose It’ campaign in the wake of more reported thefts from vehicles that happened last weekend. Police are investigating two more alleged incidents that happened last weekend where vehicles were broken into and items stolen. A total of five separate incidents were reported to have occurred [...]

Break, enter and theft at Oil Springs auto repair shop

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Lambton OPP said an Oil Springs auto repair shop was broken into and looted last weekend. Police said that sometime between Friday, Jun. 22, and Monday morning, Jun. 24, thieves allegedly entered into the Mid County Ford repair shop located at 4570 Oil Springs Line. Entry was gained through an exterior window. Culprits allegedly took [...]

Littering complaint leads to large drug bust, three face charges

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Three men face drug charges following a seizure of almost 1 ½ pounds of suspected marihuana after public complaints to police of about trash being tossed out of a vehicle. Lambton OPP said last weekend, Jun. 23, at around 12:45 p.m., a motorist called dispatch to report that occupants of 2005 Chevrolet were throwing empty [...]

Update: Police confirm foul play in Walpole Island investigation, suspect taken into custody

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Police said yesterday that at the conclusion of a post mortem held in London Jun. 23, foul play is confirmed in the death of 50-year-old Walpole Island resident, Clifford Lincoln Riley. Police immediately treated his death as a homicide and began an investigation. Shortly after police released their findings yesterday, a Walpole Island man was [...]

Missing person located by police found unharmed

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Members from the Lambton OPP Emergency Response Team (ERT) and the Middlesex Canine Unit are credited with finding a disoriented 67-year-old Plympton-Wyoming woman unharmed after she wandered away from her caregiver. The events unfolded at around 9:20 p.m. on Jun. 20 when her husband realized that she was not in their Egremont Road family home. [...]

Fraud investigation leads to stolen vehicle, flight from police

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A stolen van and suspects remain outstanding after fleeing from police. The incident started on Jun. 19 at around 12:40 p.m. when a theft of food was reported at a Forest dining establishment. A short time later, a theft was reported from a Forest Audio Video store and then from a Kettle Point Smoke Shop. [...]

Cash, credit cards and expensive cell phone stolen from unlocked vehicle

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Provincial police said sometime between 2:30 p.m. on Jun. 18 and 6:45 a.m. the following morning culprits entered an unlocked vehicle in the 4500-block of St. Clair Parkway. Allegedly stolen was the owner’s purse containing an undisclosed amount of Canadian and U.S currency, credit cards, personal identification and a cellular phone that’s valued at $800. [...]

Erratic driving leads to impaired driver

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Lambton OPP said that at around 2 a.m. on Jun. 20, an officer flagged down the driver of a Chevrolet Monte Carlo on Wellington after it was seen to strike the curb. The female driver was found to be impaired by alcohol and arrested. The driver was brought to the Petrolia OPP Detachment for have [...]

Suspect arrested running from stolen vehicle

Bentpath Line and Tramway Road in Dawn-Euphemia Township

Lambton OPP said a Sarnia man was arrested Tuesday afternoon for his alleged involvement with a stolen vehicle. Police said that at around 1 p.m. on Jun. 19, an officer patrolling in the area of Bentpath Line and Tramway Road tried to stop a 2005 Dodge pick-up for a stop sign offence. The vehicle proceeded [...]