Northumberland OPP Weekend News Brief For The Week Ending …

(NORTHUMBERLAND, ON) Northumberland Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) officers dealt with a variety of calls this past weekend, here are some examples: Apr 17: (from noon) – Officers assisted Brighton officials with lane closure at water main break County Rd 30 at County Rd 26 – Report of stolen real estate signs from a Traill Rd N Hamilton Twp property. Witnesses advised seeing a suspicious white pickup truck in the area. – A 61 yr old Tweed woman was arrested and charged with theft under $5,000 at a Campbellford grocery store. – Police assisted the Brighton Fire Dept at a Main St residence where a bonfire was reported. Fire officials put the fire out without incident (8:30pm) – Two accidental 911 calls in Brighton (8:59pm & 9:07pm) from different callers. – Motor vehicle collision Hwy 401 eastbound west of Brighton exit involving several vehicles (10pm).

A tractor-trailer rear-ended another tractor-trailer then jackknifed. Other vehicles were involved in secondary collisions resulting in minor injuries. The jackknifed truck driver, a 52 yr old man from Pierrefonds QUE, was charged with Careless Driving.

Apr 18: – Report of an intoxicated patron at a Campbellford business refusing to leave. The patron left when police were called (12:30am) – A Percy Twp resident returned home at 12:40am to find his home broken in to and several items taken. Investigation ongoing. – A 2015 Chrysler 300 was clocked 184 km/h on Hwy 401 eastbound in Brighton (9:30am).

The 25 yr old driver from Richmond Hill was charged under the Stunt driving legislation. His licence was suspended for 7 days and car impounded for the same period of time – A Brighton senior accidentally dialed 911 when trying to reach a neighbour. Second call of this nature in two days. (1:30pm) – Police responded to a neighbour dispute in Alnwick-Haldimand Twp involving the trimming of a lilac tree (4:15pm).

The dispute was resolved by officers without charges. – A Brighton dementia sufferer wandered into the Legion (4:20pm). Officers attended and returned her home to her husband. Alzheimer Society already involved with family and were notified of this recent incident – Report of a 21 yr old Seymour Twp man having thoughts of self-harm.

He was transported to a nearby hospital for treatment by relatives with the assistance of officers. – Police responded to a domestic disturbance at a Campbellford home involving a family with five children less than 11 yrs old. The male, who had been drinking, was arrested and held until he was sober. The reasons for the argument weren t clear but alcohol was a factor, no charges resulted (5:20pm). – A man with known mental health issues attended a Brighton home and confronted the resident.

Officers attended and arrested the male as he attempted to flee from them on a bicycle. A quantity of hash oil was found on him during a subsequent search. The 49 yr old male with no fixed address was charged with Criminal Harassment, Resisting Arrest and Possession of a Schedule II substance: cannabis resin.

He was held for a bail hearing. – Police received a call from a worried Hamilton Twp husband reporting his wife was overdue from returning from the casino in Peterborough. His wife returned shortly after the call avoiding any further police involvement (11:30pm). Apr 19: – Police responded to a report of a son assaulting his father at a Hamilton Twp home.

Family members advised officers that he suffers from mental health issues. Officers apprehended the 39 yr old man and took him to a nearby hospital for an assessment. No charges resulted. – A traffic stop on Front St N Campbellford resulted in a 72 yr old female being charged with driving while her licence is under suspension (4pm) – A Port Hope business reported the theft of three catalytic convertors from cars in their yard. – A Hamilton Twp mother gave her 7 yr old child an old cell phone to play with.

She was not aware that the 911 feature still works on deactivated phones. Officers attended and educated the parent. No emergency. (6pm) – Theft of $42 in gas reported by a Port Hope gas station on Hwy 28 (6:09pm).

Vehicle described as a green/grey Nissan with Quebec licence plates last seen entering on the westbound lanes of Hwy 401. Investigation ongoing. – Police intervened in the lives of a Brighton family when an adult son threatened his father after he failed to attend a funeral. Officers spoke to both men and determined the threats to be non-criminal in nature. – Officers responded to a domestic disturbance at a Hamilton Twp home which resulted in a 44 yr old man being arrested/charged with Assault and Mischief Under $5,000.

He was released with certain conditions until his court date. (10:30pm) Northumberland OPP officers also conducted four RIDE programs, investigated nine motor vehicle collisions and 31 traffic related complaints.

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Northumberland OPP Weekend News Brief For The Week Ending …

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