Posts Tagged ‘Lambton OPP’

Speeder charged under stunt driving law after being clocked at 130 in 80

Lambton OPP stopped and charged a 22-year-old Walpole Island man with "Stunt Driving" after being clocked at more than 130 kilometres and hour in an 80 km/h zone on Highway 40 near Moore Line. The incident occurred on Sunday morning, say police. The man charged lost his vehicle and driving privileges for seven days and [...]

Break and enter suspect nabbed in Point Edward

Lambton OPP say two youths alerting a Pont Edward OPP officer resulted in the arrest of a 35-year-old man of no fixed address being arrested on a charge of break and enter. The man, who the youths said they saw running from a residence on Village Green Court on Friday (Oct. 29, 2011) afternoon around [...]

Area OPP inspector retiring after 31 years’ service

  Lambton OPP is losing its head officer after 31 years of service. Inspector Fred Wessels will turn in the office keys on Nov. 15, 2011 after 10 years as detachment commander. Wessels began his career at the Forest Detachment and later spent time investigating homicides in Windsor and Essex County with the OPP Criminal Investigations [...]

Lambton OPP remind motorists to slow down and be aware of farm vehicles

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A Brooke-Alvinston man remains in critical condition in London hospital as a result of a collision between his vehicle and grain wagon on Oil Springs Line, southeast of Inwood, late Monday evening. Lambton OPP have identified the injured man as 78-year-old Nikolaus Ehrenreich The investigation into the cause of the crash is continuing.  Drivers are [...]

Elderly driver remains in critical condition in London after hitting farm vehicle

  Lambton OPP say a 78-year-old Brooke-Alvinston man who rear-ended a farm wagon Monday evening around 11 p.m. is in critical condition at London Health Sciences after first being transported to Blouewater Health by ambulance. The incident, which police are still investigating, occurred when the driver, driving westbound on Oil Springs Line between Inwood Droad [...]

Lock it or lose it, Lambton OPP warn those who leave vehicles unsecured

  Lambton OPP are warning those who have a habit of leaving their vehicles unlocked that they could be the latest victim after several incidents occurred over the weekend. In one, which occurred some time between Oct. 17 and Oct. 21 in Watford, unknown person or persons entered an unlocked vehicle on Ontario Street and [...]

‘Good Samaritan’ gets nod from Lambton OPP after returning purse

Lambton OPP say thanks to an honest truck driver from South Huron, the owner of a purse who inadvertently left it on the trunk of her car and drove off from a Reece's corner stop has her money, lottery tickets and prescription medicine back. The truck driver apparently found the purse at the side of [...]

Witness to theft helps OPP make arrest, recover stolen bike

Lambton OPP say a witness to the theft of a bicycle worth more than $1,000 was of assistance in the recovery of the bike and the arrest of a 19-year-old man from Wallaceburg. Police allege that the theft of the Mongoose mountain bike occurred from the front lawn of a residence in the 300 block [...]

Crash near Highway 40 near Plank Road results in minor injuries, charges of careless driving

A two car collision on Highway 40 near Plank Road last night (Tuesday, Oct. 18) resulted in charges of careless driving for a 20-year-old Brigden man, say Lambton OPP. The incident, which occurred at around 6:30 p.m., involved a Toyota SUV and a Ford pickup truck. The driver of the pickup truck, a 51-year-old man [...]

OPP make drug-related arrest in Petrolia

Lambton OPP say an arrest was made in Petrolia Friday night (Oct. 14, 2011) after members of its Safe Streets Unit stopped a vehicle on Eureka Street. The stop, which occurred around 9:15 p.m., included a subsequent search of the vehicle. Police allege they discovered four oxycodone pills, an undisclosed amount of cash and assorted [...]