Posts Tagged ‘OPP’

OPP reports theft of tools and sundry items from Courtright residence

Lambton OPP say sometime between 5 p.m. on August 26, 2012 and noon on August 29, 2012, a locked shed on a residential property in the 3000 block of Courtright Line was entered. As a result, several items were reported stolen, including a 5 hp Honda powerwasher, a Hobart Mig Welder, a Stihl weedeater and [...]

OPP, focusing on safety, stepping up enforcement over Labour Day weekend

opp marine

  Lambton County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) will be stepping up enforcement on roads, waterways and trails this final long weekend and is asking everyone to do your part to be safe. With good weather anticipated for the weekend, the OPP is expecting high volumes of traffic on area roadways.  "We are asking everyone to [...]

OPP getting ready for school to begin, ask us all to do our part

Stop Sign on School Bus

  Lambton County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) officers will be doing their part next week and throughout the school year to ensure back to school time is safe for everyone. “It is always a busy time for kids, parents, teachers and commuters” says Lambton County OPP Detachment Commander Inspector Scott Janssens.  “Sometimes the children get [...]

OPP charge Kitchener trucker with failure to move over, slow down

OPP cruiser

  Lambton OPP say they are charging a 51-year-old Kitchener truck driver for failing to slow down and move over on Monday in the wake of a previous crash that may have heightened police sensitivity to the issue. The latest incident, which occurred on Monday (August 27) around 10 a..m., involved an OPP cruiser having [...]

One Hwy. 402 crash leads to another as part of road closed yesterday

It wasn't a good day to be eastbound on Highway 402 yesterday. Starting in the early hours of Friday morning, around 12:30 a.m., a transport tanker carrying coke ash caught fire, the driver pulling over on the intersection of Highway 40 (Modeland Road) and Highway 402 to deal with the incident but being unable to [...]

Death of man in OPP custody was due to drugs in his system, inquest told

A man who died while in OPP custody was taking two prescription medications, both of which are central nervous system depressants, a forensic pathologist told an inquest this past week. The death of Paul Horan, a 43-year-old Sarnia man, occurred on Sept. 24, 2012 at the Charlotte Eleanor Englehart site of Bluewater Health. He had [...]

OPP says Grand Bend man injured after being struck by car at local post office

   Lambton OPP say a Grand Bend man sustained leg injuries when he was struck by a car and pinned against the Grand Bend post office building. In the incident, which occurred around 10:45 a.m. Wednesday (August 8), a female driver, attempting to park, is said to have lurched forward, jumping the curb and pinning the [...]

OPP say thieves took $2k in copper wire from cell tower facility

  Lambton OPP are investigating the theft of copper wire from a cellular tower facility in Plympton-Wyoming. Sometime within the past month, thieves entered into a Bell cellular tower facility in the 4000 block of Michigan Line. Stolen was approximately 80 feet of number 2 gauge copper wire valued at $2,000. OPP say the theft [...]

New case manager in Caughlin murder case bringing local insights, fresh set of eyes to investigation

The newest case manager investigating the murder of Karen Caughlin, which occurred some 38 years ago, says being the first such OPP employee who is from the area may improve the chances of eventually seeing results. Det. Inspector Chris Avery, who continues to live in the area, told that previous case managers were doing [...]

OPP say they have suspects in Point Edward mischief case

Point Edward OPP say they have identified several youth they say were involved in a series of mischief complaints last month. Seven incidents that occurred June 26 resulted in broken lights and damage through spray painting. Police say an 18-year-old Sarnia youth and three Point Edward teens have been idePt. Edward OPP have identified up [...]