Posts Tagged ‘OPP’

UPDATE: Body of second of two men missing is found

  The Anishinabek Police Service – Kettle Point Detachment reports that at around 2:30 p.m. on December 9, 2012, the body of 50-year-old Craig Bressette of Kettle Point was recovered from Lake Huron.  The search is now complete as both of the missing fishermen have been located. Post mortem examinations are expected to take place [...]

Police still searching for second missing boater after one body recovered

  The search continued Sunday (Dec. 9) for 50-year-old Craig Bressette of Kettle Point who was reported missing Friday afternoon after the 14 foot aluminum fishing boat he was in was found capsized in Lake Huron. The body of 58-year-old William Calvin George was recovered overnight. The OPP Underwater Search and Recovery Unit, the Lambton [...]

OPP asking for public’s help in Corunna

  Lambton OPP is investigating reports of a suspicious vehicle and person in the area of the Corunna Athletic Park and Skate Park on Hill Street.. Police say around 7 p.m. on November 29, 2012, a vehicle approached youths who were walking in the area.  A male inside the vehicle spoke to the youths in [...]

OPP advising motorists to be on lookout for deer on roadways


  Between November 26, 2012 and November 29, 2012, Lambton County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) officers responded to 10 motor vehicle collisions involving deer.  Fortunately the drivers did not sustain any serious injuries in any of these collisions.  These collisions are occurring in the early morning dawn or early evening dusk hours during low-light conditions.  [...]

Petrolia man faces drunk driving charge near Wyoming

Lambton OPP say an 8 p.m. traffic stop on Friday (Nov. 16) resulted in a 31-year-old Petrolia man being charged with being over the legal limit. The driver, who was stopped on Oil Heritage Road in Whyoming, will appear in a Sarnia court on Dec. 10 to answer to the charges.

OPP lay 161 charges in speed enforcement activity on 402 approaching Sarnia

  Lambton OPP officers were monitoring the speed of vehicles on Highway 402 in the area of Airport Road over the weekend, laying more than 161 charges, the majority for speeding. The speed enforcement lasted about seven and a half hours.

OPP say taking proactive approach best way to thwart crime

  Lambton OPP says it is taking a proactive approach to crime prevention through education and enforcement. "Crime Prevention week is a great opportunity to raise awareness about safety and security around your home.  Homeowners can help deter crime by properly maintaining and caring for your property," according to a media release. The OPP offers [...]

OPP releases identity of man killed in Saturday’s crash on Churchill Line

  The driver who died in Saturday's crash on Churchill Line at Gypsie Flats Road on Saturday (Oct. 27) has been identified as 33-year-old Jarod Brand of Enniskillen Township. Lambton OPP are continuing to investigate the crash, which happened around 1:45 p.m. Police, along with the Wyoming Volunteer Fire Department and Lambton County EMS were [...]

OPP investigating fatal one-vehicle crash in Brooke-Alvinston

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  Lambton OPP are investigating a single-vehicle crash that resulted in a 47-year-old woman from Petrolia, the only occupant of the vehicle involved, being pronounced dead at the scene. Police said the crash occurred around 5:45 a.m. when the vehicle, eastbound on Petrolia Line between Forest Road and Inwood Road, left the roadway and colided [...]

OPP say house that burned was subsequently target of theft

Lambton OPP say a residence in the 4400 block of Oil Springs Line in Oil Springs that was heavily damaged in a fire Oct. 17 was subsequently broken into, with a Browning crossbow and a personal safe containing documents stolen. The building had been secured and the owners were living elsewhere at the time of [...]