Theft, impaired driving charges, shoplifting

Can you identify this male?

(HAWKESBURY, ON) – The Hawkesbury OPP is investigating a theft that occurred on Thursday afternoon, August 16, 2018 at a local store in Hawkesbury.

The image of a male, that police believe has information in the matter, was captured on video surveillance. Police were not able to identify the person on the photo and are asking for your help.

If anyone has information about the identity of this man, please contact Constable Priess of the Hawkesbury OPP Detachment at 613-632-2729 or 1-888-310-1122.


Damaging election signs is illegal

The Hawkesbury Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) reminds the public that damaging or removing election signs can lead to charges under the Criminal Code of Canada.

It is an offence to remove or damage official election signs. Further, according the Canada Elections Act, “No person shall prevent or impair the transmission to the public of an election advertising message without the consent of a person with authority to authorize its transmission.”

Impaired driver

(ALFRED-PLANTAGENET TOWNSHIP) On Sunday evening, September 2, 2018 at approximately 8:20 p.m., Hawkesbury OPP officers David and Vandergoten intercepted a grey 2004 Honda Civic on County Road 17, east of Alfred, in the Alfred-Plantagenet Township.

Interaction with the male driver gave the officer reason to believe that he had operated his motor vehicle with blood alcohol content over 80 mgs.

Consequently, the driver, a 25-year-old man from Clarence-Rockland Township, was arrested and charged under the Criminal Code of Canada with the following sections:

– Driving While Ability Impaired- motor vehicle (Alcohol)

– Driving with More than 80 mgs. of Alcohol in Blood

The traffic stop resulted in locating open alcohol inside the vehicle.  He was also charged under the Liquor Licence Act.

The vehicle was seized for 7 days and the driver’s licence was immediately suspended for 90 days.

He was later released and scheduled to appear at the Ontario Court of Justice located in L’Orignal on October 3, 2018.

Theft of vehicle

Police Seeks Assistance

(HAWKESBURY, ON) – The Hawkesbury OPP needs your help in solving a theft of a white 1999 pickup truck, Ford F250 Super Duty with flatbed.

The commercial vehicle was stolen overnight on Sunday September 2, 2018, from a business property situated on County Road 4, west of Front Road in Champlain Township.

Please be aware that the business decals were removed from the vehicle at the time it was stolen.

Anyone with information about this matter is asked to contact Constable Maceus at the Hawkesbury OPP at 613-632-2729 or 1-888-310-1122.

Shoplifter arrested

(HAWKESBURY, ON) – Hawkesbury OPP Constable Charbonneau investigated a shoplifting incident that occurred on August 31, 2018 at a pharmacy in Hawkesbury.

The image of a male was captured on video surveillance. Police were able to identify the person as; 27-year-old, Kevin JOHNSTON-ST-JEAN, of Hawkesbury, ON.

He was immediately located and arrested by Hawkesbury officers. He is charged under the Criminal Code of Canada with Theft Under $5000- Shoplifting, and Fail to Comply with Probation Order.

He was released and scheduled to appear at the Ontario Court of Justice located in L’Orignal on October 3, 2018.



If you have information regarding any criminal matters and wish to remain anonymous, you are encouraged to contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS). Persons giving tips to Crime Stoppers that lead to an arrest may be eligible for a cash reward. Crime Stoppers does not subscribe to Call Display. Your call will stay anonymous and your presence won’t be needed in court. Tips can also be sent via text message and e-mail. For more information, visit the National Capital Crime Stoppers’ website at www.CrimeStoppers.ca.

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