GRENVILLE COUNTY SEEKING TO IDENTIFY
On December 28 around 3:30 p.m. and December 30, 2021 around 6:00 p.m., Grenville County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) officers responded to reports of an indecent act. The incidents occurred in parking lots in Ferguson Forest and a store parking lot off of Colonnade Drive in the Municipality of North Grenville.
An unknown person was conducting an indecent act in his vehicle. The OPP is asking for public assistance in identifying the person of interest with the following descriptions:
- Male 20-30 year old
- Wearing glasses
- Wearing a toque with the front flap lifted up
- Driving an older red or maroon-coloured car with no spoiler or roof racks
If you or anyone you know are aware of the male’s identity or have any further information about this incident, please contact the Grenville County OPP at 1-888-310-1122. or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-(TIPS) 8477 or submit your tip on-line at www.ontariocrimestoppers.ca. Crime Stoppers does not want your name, you don’t go to court, and you could earn cash reward.
GRENVILLE COUNTY OPP FESTIVE R.I.D.E. PROGRAM
The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) 2021 Festive R.I.D.E. (Reduce Impaired Driving Everywhere) campaign commenced on November 18, 2021 and continued throughout until January 3, 2022. During the campaign officers from Grenville County Detachment of the OPP conducted 179 RIDE checks throughout their area and charged 130 drivers with impaired driving.
Over the 46-day campaign, OPP officers worked 24/7, conducting 1,720 RIDE events across East region.
Over and above the charges, officers issued 67 Warn Range suspensions to drivers.
The OPP would like to thank citizens for making 366 calls to police to report suspected impaired drivers during the annual campaign. The OPP also thanks all those who stepped up as designated drivers, or took other measures to ensure family and friends did not get behind the wheel while impaired by alcohol or drugs.
Drivers are reminded that the OPP conducts RIDE events throughout the year on roads, trails and waterways. Citizens are encouraged to continue reporting suspected impaired drivers to police. By doing so, you could be saving a life.
In addition to the Festive RIDE program, from December 24 until today, officers responded to the following impaired driving incidents.
On December 28, 2021 at around 8:45 p.m., members of Grenville County OPP responded to a single motor vehicle collision into a fence. The 19 year old driver from Spencerville was issued with a 3 day driving suspension for driving with a blood alcohol concentration in the ‘warn range’ and Provincial Offence Notices for Careless Driving and Disobey Stop Sign.
On January 2 at 8:45 p.m. officers from Grenville County OPP were dispatched to Dennison Road, North Grenville Township, with regards to a suspicious vehicle. Members located a truck and driver and after a short investigation arrested and charged a male, aged 35 years old, from North Grenville with the following Criminal Code (CC) offence:
- Operation while Impaired (over 80 mg of alcohol in 100 ml of blood) CC 320.14(1)(b)
The accused was released on an Appearance Notice with a scheduled appearance at the Ontario Court of Justice in Brockville on January 28, 2022.