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Northumberland Weekly Update

Source: OPP
Date: Sun May 13 03:32:01 MST 2018

(NORTHUMBERLAND, ON) - The Northumberland Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) dealt with 235 incidents this past week, here are some examples:



May 7:



A seasonal property owner on Stone Road in the Warkworth area reported his barn door pried open sometime over the winter months. Nothing was apparently taken. Evidence of ATV tracks were still visible and the investigation is ongoing.*
Shortly before 3:00 a.m. a resident on Ontario Street in Brighton reported hearing a 'hissing noise' that he described as sounding like a pipe venting. Officers arrived and immediately smelled natural gas. Brighton Fire Department attended resulting in a partial road closure with evacuation plans being drawn up. Union Gas officials were expedited and upon arrival detected a leak at their nearby transfer pump station. No one was injured and Union Gas to investigate the cause of the leak.
A resident on Herron Road in Alnwick-Haldimand Township reported observing a suspicious male in his backyard at approximately 11:00 p.m. He was described as between 20-30 years old, wearing a brownish/red short sleeved golf shirt, jeans and a Baseball cap on backwards. Officers checked the area but were unable to locate the male who fled on foot into the bush when discovered by the homeowner. No items were apparently taken or damaged.*


May 8:
At approximately 9:00 a.m. police responded to a report of a male attempting to break in to a truck parked at the commuter lot at County Road 30 and Highway 401 in Brighton. Officers checked the area and were unable to locate the suspect who was described as younger male dressed in a black sweatshirt. No damage was apparent to the truck.*
Police attended a residence on County Road 2 in the Municipality of Port Hope in response to a burglar alarm. Officers found the home to be secure with no signs of forced entry.
At approximately 9:00 p.m. police responded to a report of a two door sedan in the ditch on the 4th Line and Sylvan Glen Road in the Municipality of Port Hope. Officers located the uninjured driver, a 17 year old local youth, and determined that he lost control of the car on the recently gravelled road. No charges resulted and the vehicle was towed from the scene with undetermined damages.


May 9:
A property owner building a new home on Viewmount Avenue near Trent River Village reported ongoing vandalism to construction equipment and materials including building permits being destroyed. Investigation ongoing.*
Police received a report of a stolen black/orange BMX 'Encore Octave Custom' bicycle sometime overnight from a vehicle parked in the driveway of a June Avenue residence in Hamilton Township.*
Police responded to a domestic dispute in Brighton involving a couple who were reported to be arguing over a decision whether or not to marry each other. Officers separated them for the night. No charges resulted with this investigation.


May 10:
Police responded to a report of an intoxicated female walking on County Road 38 in the Campbellford area shortly before 1:30 a.m. Officers located the 39 year old woman and returned her home to a sober family member.
Police attended a Colborne residence where two people were arguing over a $15 debt. Advice was given to both persons and no charges resulted.
Police received a traffic complaint on County Road 45 in Hamilton Township where a motorist advised that a grey Saturn was tailgating her. The car with two teenage occupants was not located and no meaningful follow up was possible as the licence plate given was incorrect.


Northumberland OPP officers investigated ten accidental 911 calls, fourteen motor vehicle collisions, 22 traffic related complaints and conducted eleven RIDE programs during this time period.


*Northumberland OPP is asking for the public's assistance with these ongoing investigations and would ask that anyone with information on these crimes call their nearest OPP detachment. Should you wish to remain anonymous, you may call the Peterborough/Northumberland Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) where you may be eligible for a cash reward of up to $2,000 and not have to appear in court.

Area OPP

Two Properties Entered In Town Of St Marys
Truck Driver Charged Following Rollover
21 Year Old Caught Going 140 in an 80 - Name Released
Matthew ALLARD - Drunk Driving
Residential Break And Enters
Residential Break And Enter
Construction Sites Targeted By Thieves
Fatal Motorcycle Collision Update: Deceased Identified
21 Year Old Attempts To Flee Police - Connor TURCOTTE Arrested
Slab Of Quartz Falls On Worker - One Transported To Hospital With Serious Injuries
49 Year Old Stunt Driver Attempts To Evade Police - Zoltan BERTOK Arrested
26 Year Old From Brussels Caught Going 190 in a 100 - RUNSTEDLER
Suspended Driver Charged North Perth - Name Released
20 Year Old Suspended Driver Charged In West Perth - Name Released
Arson - Stolen Vehicle Extinguished
Criminals Get Free Vehicle With Keys While Everyone's Insurance Rates Go Up
Perth County OPP Weekend Statistics
North Perth Collision Sends 6 To Hospital
Four Arrests At Traffic Stop - MORGAN, MINDLE, MCKINNON & IRWIN
Hwy 6 Enforcement Blitz - Plane In Air & Cruisers On The Road
Driver Charged Following Collision With Motorcycle
Joseph LEGUE - Drunk Driving
17 Year Old Unlicensed Drugged Driver Arrested
Kadeem Kyle BONNER - Impaired Driving
Break And Enter To Hensall Service Centre

Huron County

Health Unit: Avoid Mosquito Bites
2018 Municipal Election Candidate Information Session set for June 27, 2018
Huron County Council Appoints Chief Administrative Officer (CAO), Meighan Wark
Special Board of Health Meeting called for December 20, 2017
Huron County agri-food producer earns provincial recognition for innovation
Potential Merger of Huron and Perth Health Units Takes Next Step
Red Scarf Project in Clinton for World AIDS Day December 1
Health Unit: Take Your Time When You Climb
Huron County Economic Development Board is Seeking New Members
















Wingham Police Service

44 Year Old Repeat Offender Arrested In Wingham - Sidney Prince
Two Repeat Offenders Arrested For Stealing From Wingham Salvation Army - Cameron & Stone
Stolen Vehicles And Theft On Josephine Street Keep Wingham Officers Busy Over Long Weekend
Arrest Made In Rash Of Wingham Break And Enters - Cody Priestep - One Suspect At Large
Police Warn Winghamites About Rash Of Thefts - Check And Secure Your Property
Elderly Wingamite Couple Fall Victim To Grandparent Scam - Please Share And Discuss To Help Protect Our Elderly




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