Posts Tagged ‘lambton county’

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 [...]

Beaches given ‘all clear’ for Canada Day weekend

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Lambton County's Medical Officer of Health has given the "all clear" for beaches tested the week of June 25, 2012. Beaches tested include Grand Bend (North and South beach), Highland Glen, Bright's Grove (including Mike Weir Park), Canatara Park, Pinery Provincial Park, and Ipperwash Main beach. While no sampling occurs along the St. Clair River, [...]

Lambton County appeals to PM in opposition to VIA Rail cuts

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In a letter to Prime Minister Stephen Harper, Lambton County Warden Steve Arnold has expressed the "surprise, shock and extreme disappointment" that the federal government would cut VIA Rail service to the area. The cuts, which take effect Friday, will result in only one train a day leaving Sarnia. Arnold told the PM, in the [...]

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 [...]

Lambton OPP: High winds causal factor in roll-over collision

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High winds coupled with heavy rain as a storm front rolled through Lambton is determined as a causal factor in a 402 crash around 5:25 p.m. on Jun. 21. At that time, a pick-up was pulling a full size house trailer east on Highway 402 near Oil Heritage Road. Sudden high winds coupled with heavy [...]

Significant cache of stolen property recovered


Lambton OPP continues to investigate following the recovery of close to $30,000 dollars worth of survey equipment stolen earlier this week. On Jun. 19 a company pick-up truck was stolen from a business in the 3000-block of Churchill Line in Enniskillen Township. The survey equipment was in that truck. The truck was recovered later that [...]

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


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 [...]