Impaired driving charges, police seek help to solve other crimes

Impaired drivers

On Friday November 2, 2018 at approximately 11:40 p.m., Hawkesbury OPP Constable S. Boudreau was conducting a R.I.D.E. initiative on John Street in Hawkesbury, when a silver 2015 Dodge Caravan stopped at the checkpoint.

Interaction with the female driver gave the officer reason to believe that she had operated her motor vehicle with blood alcohol content over 80 mgs.

Consequently, the driver, a 31-year-old woman from Laval Quebec, was arrested and charged under the Criminal Code of Canada with “Driving with More than 80 mgs. of Alcohol in Blood”.

She was later released and appeared at the Ontario Court of Justice located in L’Orignal on November 14, 2018.

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On November 7, 2018 at approximately 6:00 p.m., Hawkesbury OPP officer S. Boudreau intercepted a red tricycle propelled by electric motor (Power-Assisted Bicycle) on Bon Pasteur Street in Hawkesbury.

Interaction with the male driver gave the officer reason to believe that he had operated his electric powered tricycle, defined as a motor vehicle under the Criminal Code, with blood alcohol content over 80 mgs.

Consequently, the driver, a 49-year-old male from Hawkesbury, Ontario, was arrested and charged under the Criminal Code of Canada with the following sections:

– Driving While Ability Impaired- motor vehicle (Alcohol)

– Fail or Refuse to Provide Sample

The traffic stop resulted in locating open alcohol on the tricycle. He was charged under the Liquor Licence Act with “Having liquor in open container in other than licenced premises, residence or private place”.

He was also charged under the Highway Traffic Act with the following sections:

– Fail to share half roadway – meeting vehicle

– Fail to wear proper helmet on power-assisted bicycle

He was later released and appeared at the Ontario Court of Justice located in L’Orignal on November 21, 2018.

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Failure to remain at collision resulting in impaired driving charges

On Friday afternoon November 9, 2018 at approximately 1:53 p.m., Hawkesbury OPP officers responded to a motor vehicle collision, fail to remain, in a parking lot on St-Philippe Street in Alfred-Plantagenet.

Investigation revealed that a vehicle was backing up and struck another vehicle, at which point the female driver was seen taking off, leaving the collision scene. The licence plate number and description of the vehicle was immediately provided to police.

At approximately 2 p.m., the vehicle, a silver 2002 Mazda 3, was located and stopped by Constable Barbe on County Road 17, east of Wendover.

Interaction with the female driver gave the officer reason to believe that she had operated her motor vehicle with blood alcohol content over 80 mgs.

Consequently, the driver, a 36-year-old woman from Gatineau Quebec, 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

– Fail to Stop at Scene of Accident

The traffic stop resulted in locating open alcohol in the vehicle. She was charged under the Liquor Licence Act with “Driving motor vehicle with liquor readily available”.

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

She was later released and scheduled to appear at the Ontario Court of Justice located in L’Orignal on November 28, 2018.

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On November 17, 2018 at approximately 9:30 p.m., Hawkesbury OPP officer Chirke responded to a report of a possible impaired driver in the Alfred-Plantagenet area.

The vehicle, a white 2016 Hyundai Elantra, was immediately located and intercepted on County Road 17 east of Wendover.

Interaction with the male driver gave the officer reason to believe that he had driven his motor vehicle with his abilities impaired by drug.

Consequently, the 38-year-old male driver, of Hawkesbury Ontario, was arrested and charged under the Criminal Code of Canada with “Driving While Ability Impaired – motor vehicle (Drug)”.

He was later released and scheduled to appear at the Ontario Court of Justice located in L’Orignal on November 28, 2018.

The Hawkesbury OPP wish to remind motorists that mixing driving with alcohol, drugs, or prescription medication may impair your ability to drive.

The OPP relies on the public to report any crime, so if you suspect that someone is driving or about to drive impaired by alcohol or other drugs, please call 9-1-1 and report it.

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OPP seek help to identify male suspect

The Hawkesbury OPP is investigating a theft of a motor vehicle that occurred on Monday morning, November 5, 2018 between 8:30 – 9:00 a.m., from a business property situated on Highway 34 in Hawkesbury.

The stolen vehicle was recovered the following day in St-Jerome, Quebec.

The image of a male 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.

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Persons to be identified

The Hawkesbury Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) is investigating a shoplifting incident that occurred on November 24, 2018 at the LCBO store on County Road 17 in Hawkesbury.

During the investigation, the image of a male and a female, that police believe have information in the matter, was captured on video surveillance.

Police are asking for your help. If you can identify the persons on the photos, please contact Constable Priess at the Hawkesbury OPP Detachment at 613-632-2729 or 1-888-310-1122.

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Search warrants executed

On October 19, 2018, members of the Cornwall Community Street Crime Unit (CSCU) executed a Search Warrant in the Town of Hawkesbury, resulting in the seizure of cannabis resin, methamphetamine, Canadian currency, and drug paraphernalia associated with drug trafficking.

The combined value of the seized property is estimated at more than $13,100.

A 53-year-old man and a 58-year-old woman, both of Hawkesbury Ontario, were arrested and charged under the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act with “Possession of a Schedule I substance for the purpose of Trafficking- Other Drugs”.

They were also charged under the Criminal Code of Canada with “Possession of proceeds of property obtained by crime under $5000 – in Canada”, and under the Cannabis Act with “Possessing cannabis for the purpose of selling”.

Both accused were released and appeared at the Ontario Court of Justice located in L’Orignal on November 21, 2018.

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On November 1, 2018, members of the Cornwall Community Street Crime Unit (CSCU), assisted by the East Region Emergency Response Team (ERT) and the OPP Canine Unit, executed a Controlled Drugs and Substances Act (CDSA) Search Warrant in the Town of Hawkesbury, resulting in the seizure of cannabis marihuana, methamphetamine, Canadian currency, and drug paraphernalia associated with drug trafficking. OPP also seized a prohibited weapon.

A 35-year-old Hawkesbury man was arrested and charged under the Criminal Code of Canada with the following sections:

– Possession of Weapon for Dangerous Purpose

– Possession of proceeds of property obtained by crime under $5000 – in Canada

He was also charged under the Cannabis Act with “Possessing cannabis for the purpose of selling”.

A 39-year-old Hawkesbury woman was arrested and charged under the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act with “Possession of a Schedule I Substance – Methamphetamine

Both accused were released and scheduled to appear at the Ontario Court of Justice located in L’Orignal on November 28, 2018.


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Louise Sproule has been the publisher of The Review since 1992. A part-time job after high school at The Review got Sproule hooked on community newspapers and all that they represent. She loves to write, has covered every kind of event you can think of, loves to organize community events and loves her small town and taking photographs across the region. She dreams of writing a book one day so she can finally tell all of the town's secrets! She must be stopped! Keep subscribing to The Review . . . or else!
Louise Sproule

Louise Sproule

Louise Sproule has been the publisher of The Review since 1992. A part-time job after high school at The Review got Sproule hooked on community newspapers and all that they represent. She loves to write, has covered every kind of event you can think of, loves to organize community events and loves her small town and taking photographs across the region. She dreams of writing a book one day so she can finally tell all of the town's secrets! She must be stopped! Keep subscribing to The Review . . . or else!

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