submitted by Constable Ann Collins
DRIVER CHARGED WITH IMPAIRED
On May 21, 2023 around 9:45 a.m., officers from the Grenville County Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were on patrol when they observed a vehicle parked on County Road 18 in the Township of Augusta with front end damage. The driver was assessed and cleared by paramedics before the officer conducted further testing.
A man, aged 35 years old, from Ottawa, was arrested and charged with:
- Operation while impaired – alcohol and drugs
- Criminal Code
- Possession of a Schedule I Substance – Opioid – Controlled Drugs and Substances Act
He was released and is scheduled to appear at the Ontario Court of Justice in Brockville at a later date.
OPP INVESTIGATE THEFT AT JOB SITE
The Grenville Detachment of the OPP is currently investigating a theft at a local building site off Concession Road in the Township of North Grenville. Police attended and were advised that there was approximately $50,000 of material and tools taken from a container. It is believed that this occurred sometime overnight on May 23, 2023.
Please contact North Grenville Detachment on 1-888-310-1122 with any information pertaining to this incident.
If you have any information on the above investigations or any others, please contact Grenville OPP at 1-888-310-1122 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800- 222-(TIPS) 8477 or submit your tip online at www.ontariocrimestoppers.ca. Crime Stoppers does not want your name, you don’t go to court, and you could earn a cash reward.