OPP GRENVILLE COUNTY WEEKLY NEWS

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MISCHIEF:

On October 15, 2020, at around 3:00 p.m., Grenville County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) members responded to a mischief complaint from CN Police with regards to debris being placed on the train tracks near Eliza Street in the Town of Prescott. Another report was received shortly after of some individuals playing on the tracks. Four youths were located and cautioned for trespassing.

STOLEN VEHICLE:

On October 16, 2020, just after 7:00 p.m., Grenville County OPP officers responded to a report of a stolen vehicle from outside a restaurant on County Road 44 in the Township of Edwardsbugh. An individual was later arrested after the vehicle was involved in a single vehicle collision. The accused was taken to hospital with minor injuries. A male, aged 30, from Quinte West, was arrested and charged under the Criminal Code with:

Possession of property obtained by crime over $5,000 – section 354(1)(a)

The accused was released and is scheduled to appear at the Ontario Court of Justice in Brockville on November 27, 2020.

STUNT DRIVER:

An officer from the Grenville Detachment of the OPP was conducting speed enforcement on Highway 416 north bound near Beach Road, when they observed a vehicle travelling at 168 kilometres an hour. A traffic stop was initiated and the driver, a 24 year old from Ottawa, was charged with stunt driving and their licence and vehicle was seized for seven days.

They were given a summons to appear in Provincial Offences Court in Brockville at a future date to answer to the charge.

DRIVING WHILE PROHIBITED:

On October 18, shortly after 7:00 a.m., Grenville County OPP officers responded to a single motor vehicle collision near County Road Two in Augusta Township. A male, aged 44 years old, from Augusta was taken to hospital with minor injuries and later charged with:

Operation while prohibited under the Criminal Code (CC) – CC section 320.18(1)(a)
Careless driving – Highway Traffic Act (HTA) section 130(1)
Driver – fail to properly wear seat belt – HTA section 106(2)
Fail to remain – HTA section 200(1)(a)
Have care or control of vehicle with cannabis readily available – Cannabis Act section 12(1)

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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