Archive for the ‘St. Clair’ Category

Corunna’s Shred-it campaign tons of success

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"It was our best ever," said Ron Skreptak of the annual Shred-it Day put on by the Corunna Community Policing Committee. Held Saturday, May 5, the event resulted in more than 7,000 pounds of documents being brought to the Corunna detachment of the OPP. Skreptak, who chairs the Corunna Community Policing Committee, says the organization [...]

Sarnia man charged under racing law on Highway 40

Lambton OPP say they charged a 46-year-old Sarnia man with racing a motor vehicle on Wednesday (May 2) about 6:30 a.m. The incident occurred near Moore Line. Radar was used to confirm that the vehicle being driven was travelling at more than 50 km/h over the posted speed limit of 80 km/h. The vehicle was [...]

Charges laid for stunt driving

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Lambton OPP arrested an 18-year-old Barrie teen Sunday and had his vehicle impounded for 7 days and his license suspended for the same period following a traffic stop on Highway 40. Police said at around 5:15 p.m. on Apr. 22 an officer from the West Region Highway Enforcement Team was conducting speed enforcement on Highway [...]

‘Lock It or Lose It’ vehicles targeted over the weekend

Lambton OPP said three vehicles were targeted by thieves over the weekend in three different locations in St. Clair Township. Sometime between the evening of Mar. 31 and the following morning, vehicles were entered on Cameron St., Princess St. and John St. Items taken include a Magellan GPS with power cord, an Apple IPhone 3G [...]

Vehicle’s seized, drivers suspended for stunt driving in two separate incidents over weekend

Two drivers have had their driving privileges suspended for seven days and their vehicles impounded for that same period following two separate traffic stops over the weekend. In the first incident on Mar. 31 at around 1 a.m., a Lambton OPP officer was conducting speed enforcement on Highway 40 near Petrolia Line. A 1995 Oldsmobile [...]

Garbage truck takes out multiple hydro poles in Sombra

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Lambton OPP are investigating an incident this morning (Thursday, March 29) in which a garbage truck appears to have failed to lower the load far enough to avoid taking out at least four hydro poles in the south part of Sombra. Hydro crews and OPP are on scene and the police are continuing to investigate [...]

Missing man found dead in field by OPP

Lambton OPP say they have discovered the body of 44-year-old Christopher Labadie who had been missing since Feb. 22, 2012. Mr. Labadie's body was found on Sunday (Feb. 26) in a field in the area of Kimball Road and Stanley Line. He was believed to have been riding an ATV when he went missing. A [...]

OPP make drug bust in Corunna

Lambton OPP say its Safe Streets Unit and the Drug Enforcement Bureau of its Organized Crime Enforcement Bureau made a legal search on Beckwith Street last Friday. They are said to have found quantities of suspected Fentanyl and drug paraphernalia, the approximate value of the drugs being $750. Two Corunna males, 21 and 19 years [...]

Lesson learned the hard way: don’t drink and drive

  Two more instances of drinking and driving are reported by Lambton OPP, who say stops on Saturday, Dec. 17 resulted in charges of being over the legal limited. In the first instance, which occurred in St. Clair Township around 3:30 a.m., a 21-year-old St. Clair Township man was stopped on Ladysmith Road. Police determined [...]

Recovered but unclaimed property waiting for rightful owner at Corunna OPP

Two duffel bags full of assorted property were turned into the St. Clair Township OPP office on Nov. 8, 2011. Police suspect the items were stolen, but have been unable to locate the owners. The items contain clothing, tools, assorted clothing, sporting equipment and toys. The OPP is asking if anyone had items stolen around [...]