OPP GRENVILLE COUNTY WEEKLY NEWS

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On April 7, shortly after 2:00 p.m., Grenville County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) officers received a traffic complaint in the North Grenville Township, Ontario. Further investigation revealed the adult driver had been drinking. The 65 year old driver from Ottawa was issued a 3 day driving suspension for driving with a blood alcohol concentration in the “warn range”.

PROVINICIAL OFFENCE NOTICE GIVEN

On April 7, shortly after 4:00 p.m., OPP officers received a report of a traffic complaint on a driver parked in a local parking lot in the North Grenville Township. The 69 year old driver from Osgoode was issued a provincial offence notice (PON):

Cannabis Control Act (CCA) 2017 – 12(1) – Drive vehicle or boat with cannabis readily available. On April 9, shortly after midnight, Grenville County OPP officers received a 911 call with regards to a break and enter in Augusta Township. The resident interrupted four possible youths attempting to gain access to his residence. The culprits ran away when confronted by the owner.

On April 9, 2020 at around 5:00 p.m. officers from the Grenville County Detachment of the OPP were contacted by a citizen after a vehicle went into a ditch on County Road 44 in the Township of Edwardsburgh. The vehicle was located abandoned in the area a short time later.

Officers were then able to locate the driver a short distance away. Members of the OPP spoke with the driver and an Approved Screening Device (ASD) was utilized at the scene. The driver was transported to the detachment for further testing.

A male, aged 24, from Edwardsburgh, Ontario, was arrested and charged with:
Operation while impaired – blood alcohol concentration (80 plus) Criminal Code s.320.14(1)(b)
Fail To Remain – Highway Traffic Act 200(1)(a)

The accused was released and is scheduled to appear at the Ontario Court of Justice in Brockville on June 12, 2020.

Sometime around April 11, officers from Grenville County OPP received a report of mischief within the town of Prescott. A tree was damaged near the amphitheatre at the marina.

If you have any information on the above investigations or any other please contact Grenville OPP on 1-888- 310-1122, or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-(TIPS) 8477, or submit your tip on-line at www.tipsubmit.com. Crime Stoppers does not want your name, you don’t go to court, and you could earn cash reward.

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