Posts Tagged ‘OPP’

Canada Border Services and local first responders test emergency response measures at Blue Water Bridge

emergency exercise

An emergency preparedness exercise at the Canadian Blue Water Bridge Monday morning (Oct. 21) created a sense of excitement as area first responders teamed up with officers from the Canada Border Services Agency to test their response procedures. The exercise began at 8:15 a.m. with a simulation of traffic control measures. For a short period […]

Wind turbine protest may result in Hwy 402 closures, say OPP

wind turbine

Lambton OPP say they are ready to put public safety first in response to plans by anti-wind turbine activists to take their protest to eastbound Highway 402 on Saturday (Oct. 19). The OPP says it has received word of a possible demonstration between Forest Road and Centre Road in Strathroy, beginning at 10 a.m. As […]

OPP say they’re continuing to investigate Sunday morning Oil Springs break in

Lambton OPP say they are continuing to investigate a break in at a home in the 4500 block of Oil Springs Line that occurred Sunday (Sept. 1) around 5:30 a.m.  

OPP say they’ll be on the lookout for drivers who are texting or phoning

text driving

With the last of the summer long weekends only days away, the OPP are giving advance notice that they will be honing in on distracted drivers as part of the heightened enforcement they have planned over the Labour Day weekend. With kids heading back to school next week, distracted driving is of particular concern to […]

OPP investigating series of break-ins in Point Edward

Lambton County OPP say they are investigating a series of theft, break and enter and mischief incidents that took place between June 27 and July 1. The incidents include: Entry to the Cheese Store on Michigan Avenue (overnight June 29/30) where an undisclosed amount of cash was stolen after a window was broken. Entry to […]

OPP traffic stop results in charges of drunk driving, obstruction/resisting

Lambton OPP say a 28-year-old Brigden man faces charges of obstruct/resist a peace officer as well as failure to provide a breath sample after a traffic stop on Petrolia Line on Sunday (June 9). In the incident, which occurred just after 1:30 a.m., a Pontiac vehicle was stopped. When the officer made a demand for […]

Two trucks crash coming into Canada on Blue Water Bridge, chemical leak contained with no material to river

Two trucks, both headed into Canada, crashed on the Blue Water Bridge early Wednesday evening, resulting in the precautionary evacuation of the parking lot below the bridge. The trucks were carrying potassium hydroxide and sodium hydroxide, which leaked from the trucks. That material has been contained and did not enter the St. Clair River. Lambton […]

OPP investigating theft of wood and cash box in Lambton Shores

Lambton OPP say they are investigating a theft of wood and a cash box that occurred on April 27, 2013 around 8:00 p.m. in the 9000 block of Lakeshore Road. Police say the suspects are believed to have first been in the area around 4 p.m., returning to steal the items around 8 p.m. The […]

OPP investigating theft of cable from Arkona campground

  Lambton OPP say they are investigating the theft of electrical supply cords that were cut and stolen from trailers at an Arkona campground. The 10-gauge cords, each about 25 feet in length and with an amperage reading of 30-50, were stolen sometime between march 18 and March 31 of this year.

OPP release name of deceased in Wednesday’s traffic accident

  Lambton OPP have released the identity of the motorist who died earlier this week after a collision at the corner of Petrolia Line and Forest Road. Geri Freeborn, 57, of London was pronounced dead at the scene after her Toyota vehicle collided with a Jeep travelling west on Petrolia Line. The incident occurred around […]