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SIU investigating after woman was injured during arrest

On Friday April 12, 2019 at approximately 6:30 p.m., members of the Hawkesbury Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a report of a traffic complaint on Highway 417 in the East Hawkesbury Township.

As a result of the traffic stop and the arrest of the female driver, the woman sustained an injury and was treated at the hospital.

The OPP has notified the province’s Special Investigations Unit (SIU) which has invoked its mandate. As a result, the OPP will not be able to provide any further information.

The SIU unit is a civilian oversight agency which investigates circumstances involving police that have resulted in a death, serious injury, or allegations of sexual assault of a civilian in Ontario.

Louise Sproule

Publisher at The Review
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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