Posts Tagged ‘OPP’

Provincial police charged impaired drivers in two incidents over Easter weekend

Lambton OPP (Thumb)

Lambton OPP said at around 5:30 p.m. on Apr. 7, officers were called to a single vehicle collision on Gordon Road where they found a 2010 pickup truck in the ditch. Police responded and spoke to the male driver of the pick up at which time it was determined that his ability to operate a […]

Lambton OPP investigating break and enters to three businesses over Easter weekend

Provincial police said sometime between 8 p.m. on Apr. 7 and 6:30 a.m. the following morning, thieves broke into the Skyview Restaurant, at 4267 London Line, through forced entry at main front door. Police said a cash register with an undisclosed amount of cash was taken and currently there are no suspects.          A day earlier, […]

Father and son treated for dog bites over the Easter weekend

Lambton OPP said a six year old boy and his 35-year-old father were taken to hospital for treatment after both were attacked by a neighbourhood dog over the weekend. At around 5 p.m. on the Apr. 8, police said the young boy was playing in a fenced yard at a Morrell Street in Alvinston. The […]

Provincial police want homeowners to beware, pressure sales for unnecessary work target seniors

Lambton OPP issue scam alert for all homeowners, but emphasize seniors are being targeted

Lambton OPP are warning homeowners, especially seniors of on-going issues involving unscrupulous sales people unexpectedly coming to their home and coercively persuading the homeowner to accept unnecessary services or equipment replacements. In the past two weeks, there have been two notable incidents where elderly homeowners have been specifically targeted and pressured into signing contracts for […]

Shell refinery in Corunna gets hit with copper thefts in excess of $50,000

The same type of copper wire that's been taken in the recent Shell refinery (Corunna) thefts between Feb. and Apr. 2012

Lambton OPP is currently investigating a rash of copper thefts at Shell Refinery Corunna, 150 St Clair Parkway, where significant amounts of copper cable have been stolen. The first theft was reported on Feb. 16 when it was discovered that over 400 feet of ½ inch copper ground cable had been stolen from the Shell […]

Walpole Island Police confirm driver in fatal collision faces criminal charges

Walpole Island official crest of sovereignty

Walpole Island Police confirmed that they have charged a 27-year-old man with two counts of Criminal Negligence Causing Death following a roll over collision that claimed the lives of two Walpole Island residents. The driver from Port Lambton has been released from custody and is scheduled to appear in Sarnia court on Apr. 16 to […]

‘Lock It or Lose It’ vehicles targeted over the weekend

Lambton OPP said three vehicles were targeted by thieves over the weekend in three different locations in St. Clair Township. Sometime between the evening of Mar. 31 and the following morning, vehicles were entered on Cameron St., Princess St. and John St. Items taken include a Magellan GPS with power cord, an Apple IPhone 3G […]

Transport driver escapes serious injury after going off road

A transport driver, 49, escaped serious injury after the tractor trailer he was driving left Highway 402 and crashed into a stand of trees. On Mar. 31 at around 4 p.m., Ontario Provincial Police were called to a single vehicle crash where a transport truck had left the roadway. Officers arrived to find that the […]

Over $11,000 in damage to construction equipment

Provincial police say sometime between 5 p.m. on Mar. 30 and 2 p.m. on Mar. 31 machinery at a construction site on Summer Grove Road in Grand Bend was damaged by unknown culprits. Several pieces of heavy equipment parked at the site were targeted and many of the windows to a dozer, back hoe and […]

Vehicle’s seized, drivers suspended for stunt driving in two separate incidents over weekend

Two drivers have had their driving privileges suspended for seven days and their vehicles impounded for that same period following two separate traffic stops over the weekend. In the first incident on Mar. 31 at around 1 a.m., a Lambton OPP officer was conducting speed enforcement on Highway 40 near Petrolia Line. A 1995 Oldsmobile […]