Posts Tagged ‘OPP’

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 […]

OPP charge driver of pickup with racing, driving with altered licence

Lambton OPP say they stopped a driver of a Ford pickup yesterday (Oct. 10), charging him with having an altered driver’s licence and driving at least 50 km/h over the posted limit of 80 km/h. The incident, which occurred around 10:20 p.m. in area of Highway 40 near LaSalle Line, was confirmed by radar, say […]

OPP says 65 ticketed so far in seatbelt blitz that will continue through next weekend

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Lambton OPP say they have charged 65 persons so far in a seatbelt blitz that began last Monday (Sept. 24) and will continue through this Saturday, Oct. 6.   At least two incidents encountered by officers is indicative of how some motorists appear to be treating the issue of seatbelt use. In one, which occurred […]

OPP say two calls result in arrest of man with break in tools, stolen property

Lambton OPP say a 41-year-old London man faces numerous charges related to a break an enter and attempted break in as well as possession of stolen property and break in tools, the result of two calls for assistance on Tuesday (Sept. 25). Officers say they were responding to a theft in the 2000 block of […]

OPP begin campaign to enforce seat belt law

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The OPP alongside its policing partners will be participating in the Ministry of Transportation Provincial Seatbelt Campaign which began Monday September 24, 2012 and ends at midnight on Saturday October 6, 2012.  During this time, the OPP officers will increase their visibility throughout the province to ensure that motorists are wearing their seatbelts and that children are […]

Michigan woman arrested at Blue Water Bridge after refusal to provide breath sample

A 50 year old Lexington, Michigan woman remains in police custody facing a bail hearing on a charge of Failing to Provide Breath Sample after being arrested at the Blue Water Bridge. Point Edward OPP say a woman entering Canada at the Blue Water Bridge inadvertently drove into the secondary inspection area. At that point, […]

OPP looking for witnesses to collision between car and pedestrians in Grand Bend

  Lambton County OPP continues to look for witnesses to a collision that occurred on September 15, 2012 at around 5:15 p.m. on Ontario Street in front of the No Frills. A 56-year-old male and a 51-year-old female, both from Mississauga, were crossing Ontario Street towards the east when they were struck by a silver […]