Posts Tagged ‘Lambton OPP’

Petrolia man charged after OPP investigation of single-vehicle collision

Lambton OPP say they have charged a 22-year-old Petrolia man with impaired driving causing bodily harm and driving over the legal limit as the result of an investigation into a serious single motor vehicle collision that occurred Thursday  (Feb. 13) at around 8:30 p.m. A passenger in the vehicle, 21-year-old Danny Gibbons, also from Petrolia, [...]

OPP continue investigation of serious weekend crash

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Lambton OPP say they are continuing to investigate a serious two vehicle collision, which took place on Lambton Line, just east of Highway 40, on February 1, 2014 around 6:00 p.m. The collision required fire fighters to extricate a 52-year-old male driver of Wallaceburg, from his Chevrolet vehicle. That driver, as well as the 75-year-old [...]

OPP says truck driver who hit cyclist faces charge

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Lambton OPP say an 18-year-old cyclist, Taylor Jackson of Warwick Township, remains in hospital with what are described as serious injuries after being hit by a truck Friday evening. Police have charged the driver of the truck, a 61-year-old Ethel, Ont., resident, with having defective brakes on a commercial vehicle.  

Lambton OPP herald ‘no arrests’ in area RIDE programs

Lambton OPP officers were kept busy with over 130 calls for service during the last weekend of 2013 with weather and nature accounting for 20 ice or deer-related collisions on area highways and roads. Minor injuries were reported in one rollover motor vehicle collision which took place December 29, 2013 around 3:30 a.m. on Kimball [...]

OPP is reminding motorists to think ahead—with safe ride home

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Lambton County OPP is hoping that if you intend to consume alcoholic beverages this New Year’s eve that you will plan for a safe ride home. “Take responsibility for your actions and if you drink, don’t drive,” says Lambton County OPP Inspector Scott Janssens. “Arrange for a designated driver, take a taxi or stay overnight.  [...]

Forest man faces weapons charges after pellet gun incident

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Lambton OPP say a 20-year-old Forest man faces various firearms-related charges after being arrested Wednesday afternoon (Dec. 4). Cory Taylor is accused of firing a .177 calibre pellet pistol onto Main Street in Forest from an upper floor of a building in an incident police say occurred on Dec. 2 (Monday) at around 3 p.m. [...]

Police in Point Edward to offer useful information to seniors this Wednesday evening

The Lambton OPP has teamed up with the Point Edward Police Services Board to provide a free community information session for older adults on Wednesday, November 13, 2013 at 7:00 p.m. at the Point Edward Community Hall located at 210 Monk Street in the Village of Point Edward. Ontario’s senior population is growing at a rapid rate [...]

Petrolia youth faces charges of assault

A 17-year-old Petrolia youth, who cannot be named because of his age, faces two charges of assault after an incident that Lambton OPP say occurred last Friday night (Nov. 8). Police say a 37-year-old woman and her three children were riding their bicycles on Eureka Street when the accused began yelling and swearing at them. [...]

OPP seeking witnesses to vehicle fire in St. Clair Township

Lambton OPP would like to speak to anyone who may have witnessed a vehicle fire on Smith Line near Kimball Road on Friday morning (August 30). The incident, which occurred around 8:30 a.m., involved a Dodge pickup truck, reportedly stolen from Courtright around 6:45 a.m.. There was no one in the vehicle when St. Clair [...]

OPP report three more cases of drinking/driving

Lambton OPP say there were three cases of drinking and driving over the weekend, one in the early hours of Saturday and two on Sunday. The Saturday morning incident, which occurred just before 1 a.m., officers responded to a traffic complaint on eastbound Highway 402 near Oil Heritage Road. A 54-year-old Strathroy-Caradoc man was charged [...]