Posts Tagged ‘Lambton OPP’

OPP see approach of young girl by stranger as reason enough to issue reminder

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Lambton OPP say a young girl who was approached by a stranger while she was out for a walk in Petrolia earlier this week is reason enough to remind people to contact officers if similar events occur. In the incident this week, which occurred Monday (May 26) around 6 p.m., the girl was walking her [...]

Lambton OPP recover body from St. Clair River south of Blue Water Bridge

Lambton OPP say they have recovered a body they believe to be the person who is said to have jumped off the Blue Water Bridge last Thursday (May 22). The discovery of the body was made at about 11:30 a.m. today (Monday, May 26) after an extensive search involving area first responders. A post mortem [...]

OPP investigating report of jump from Blue Water Bridge

On May 22, 2014 just after 10 a.m. Lambton Ontario Provincial Police along with Lambton Emergency Medical Services (EMS) and the Point Edward Fire Service responded to the Blue Water Bridge after receiving a call that a vehicle driver had abandoned a motor vehicle on the north span of the bridge, and that the driver allegedly jumped from [...]

Lambton OPP warns about ongoing ‘remote access’ computer scam

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Lambton OPP is reminding members of the public that someone calling to tell you your computer is malfunctioning is almost certainly trying to perpetrate a scam. “When your roof leaks, you know it before the roofing companies would know it,” notes Const. Todd Monaghan of the OPP. “If your computer is not working right you [...]

OPP asking for help regarding fire of dumped items

Lambton OPP are asking for information from the public regarding an open and unattended fire that got the attention of the St. Clair Township Fire Department on Tuesday afternoon. In the incident, which occurred just before 3 p.m., a pile of refuse was found burning on Tecumseh Road, just south of LaSalle Line. Various household [...]

OPP respond to animal cruelty incident in Forest; chemicals found after search warrant

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On March 14, 2014 just before 5:30 p.m. Lambton County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) officers became involved in an animal cruelty investigation. During the investigation one 22 -year-old male from Forest was taken into custody where he remains at this time. Also, OPP officers executed a search warrant at a residential address on MacKenzie street in Forest [...]

OPP hopes video will spark new leads in investigation of Karen Caughlin’s murder

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The continuing investigation of the murder of 14-year-old Karen Caughlin has prompted the OPP to produce a seven-minute video with the hope that it will generate new leads in a case that will be 40 years old on Sunday. Neither the family or the OPP is giving up hope that those responsible will be found. [...]

Lambton OPP continue to work on aftermath of Wednesday’s storm

Lambton OPP say they fielded approximately 75 traffic related calls for service between 12:00 noon March 12, 2014 and 5:30 a.m. March 13, 2014 and another 28 general calls for service during the same time period. Officers continue to work on Plank road in the area of LaSalle road to Petrolia line in particular, to [...]

OPP launches distracted driving campaign

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Distracted driving was cited as the number one killer on OPP patrolled roads in 2013 and Lambton OPP says its officers will be doing their best to ensure this doesn’t happen in 2014. The distracted driving campaign runs from March 8, 2014 – March 14, 2014 across the Province of Ontario and Lambton officers will be participating [...]

Lambton OPP continues its investigation of yesterday’s crashes

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Lambton OPP says it is continuing to investigate several accidents that occurred Thursday (Feb. 27), including one that resulted in two deaths. The fatalities occurred in the first accident, a multi-vehicle collision which took place around 8:30 a.m. in the west bound lanes of Highway 402 (just west of Oil Heritage Road). The road was closed [...]