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.


Blyth Bill

Vodden's Nazi Salute Vote & We Are Better Than You Hate Rant Further Divides North Huron #ImpeachVodden #Knott4Reeve2018 #StrongerTogether #WoollyWellington
Blyth Snow Removal Shot Down By Wingham And East-Wawanosh #Knott4Reeve2018 #Time4Vodden2Quit #StopBeastiality
Itís Time For Millionaire Farmers & Hoop Houses To Pay Fair Share Of Taxes & Stop Mooching Off Blyth #NotARubberBootTownAnyMore #Knott4Reeve2018
Fake News In North Huron Draws International Attention (CNN, RT, AlJazeera) As Russian Hackers Enter Canadian Politics #Knott4Reeve2018 #ShutDownFakeNews
Blyth Taxes To Soar - Vodden Shames Town Staff & Demands Removal Of All Rubber Boot Scrubbers From Queen Street #Knott4Reeve2018
Bill Knott Exposes Fake News - If It's Not On The Blyth Free Press It's Not Real News #FakeNews #Knott4Reeve2018
Farm Welfare/Subsidies Enable Sadistic, Lazy & Ignorant Farmers - Farmers Donít Feed Cities, They Donít Even Feed Themselves! #BeefIsMurder #PorkIsMurder #GentrifyEast-Wawanosh #BeastialityIsWrong
Hooking East-Wawanosh Barns And Homes To Sewers & Running Water Will Put Money In Farmers Pockets #StopTheStench #NoBrainer #Knott4Reeve2018
East-Wawanosh 98% In Favor Of Dumping OPP And Switching To Cost Effective Wingham Police #Knott4Reeve2018
No Show, Slow OPP Response Times In East-Wawanosh & 2nd Tier Policing Trigger Calls For Wingham Police Expansion #East-WawanoshLivesMatter #Knott4Reeve2018


Area OPP

St Marys Break And Enter - Alcohol And Candy Stolen
BOLO Stolen 2013 Kia Soul From Goderich
$85,000 Motorhome Stolen From Grand Bend
Cocaine Bust - NAWASH
Drunk Driver Arrested On Hwy 21 - Aliyah LYNK
Drunk Driver From Goderich Arrested In Bayfield - Damien PHELAN
Another Drunk Driver Arrested In Grand Bend - Sherwin BROWN
Intoxicated Male Arrested In Walkerton - Name Relased
Police Investigating Fatal Collision - Name Of Deceased Released
Ewe Shot And Killed - Suspect(s) At Large
Arson At Arena
Matthew John HALLIGAN - 100 in a 50
Malcom MacDonald BELL 100 in a 50
18 Year Old Caught Going 140 in an 80 - Name Released
Scott David BURKE - 130 in an 80
21 Year Old Passed Out At Wheel Arrested - Name Released
Riding On Rims Past Fully Marked Cruiser Ends With Arrest For Joshua Ernest COUSTEILS
Dallis CUTTING - Rave Motor Vehicle, Vehicle Impounded
Robert MCGONIGLE - Drunk Driving
Suspended Driver Caught In North Perth - Ryan PAKULA
Robert MACARTHUR - 140 in an 80
Another Drunk Driver Arrested In Huron - Melanie LALONDE
BOLO Two Door Honda, Section Of Trunk White, White And Silver Spoiler
19 Year Old Drunk Driver Arrested In Grand Bend - Jovan SINJARI
Bernard WONG - Speeding, Vehicle Impounded


Huron County

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


North Huron

Flood Warning Continued for Maitland and Nine Mile River Watersheds
Flood Watch Issued for Maitland and Nine Mile River Watersheds
NOTICE: Special Meeting of North Huron Council - February 26, 2018
NOTICE: Blyth Water System Sodium and Fluoride Levels
Emergency Services To Resume In North Huron - Council Capitulates


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