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OPP kept busy with calls in Clarence-Rockland

During the period of April 26 to May 16, 2021, officers with the Russell County Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to 997 calls for service. These included:

Disturbance leads to numerous offences

On April 27, 2021, at approximately 2:15 p.m., Russell County OPP officers responded to a disturbance on Laurier Street in Rockland.

During the investigation, it was determined that an altercation occurred between two adults.

As a result of the investigation a 23-year-old man from Rockland was charged with:

– Uttering Threats – Cause death or Bodily Harm CC 264.1(1)(a)

– Failure to comply with release order – other than to attend court CC 145(5)(a)

– Fail to Comply with Probation Order CC 733.1(1)

The accused was held for bail.

Motorist charged with impaired

On April 30, 2021, shortly after 8:00 p.m., a Russell County OPP officer responded to a walk in at the Russell County Detachment in Rockland. A driver had attended the detachment to report an incident. After the driver was spoken to, an Approved Screening Device (ASD) was utilized at the scene. The driver was arrested and brought into the detachment for further testing.

As a result of the investigation, the driver, age 55, from Alfred-Plantagenet, was charged with:

– Operation while impaired – blood alcohol concentration (80 plus) CC 320.14(1)(b)

The motorist received a 90-day driver’s license suspension and the vehicle was also impounded for seven days. The accused is scheduled to appear in the Ontario Court of Justice in L’Orignal on May 26, 2021.

Motorists charged with impaired offences

On May 10, 2021, at approximately 12:00 a.m., a Russell County OPP officer conducted a traffic stop for a Highway Traffic Act (HTA) offence on Laporte Street in Rockland where an Ontario driver was arrested.

During the investigation, the officer utilized an ASD on the motorist. The driver was transported to detachment for further testing.

As a result of the investigation, a 27-year-old male from Niagara Falls was charged with:

– Operation while impaired – alcohol and drugs CC 320.14(1)(a)

– Operation while impaired – blood alcohol concentration (80 plus) CC 320.14(1)(b)

– Obstruct plate HTA 13(2) and

– Drive motor vehicle, fail to display two plates HTA 7(1)(b)(I)

Impaired charge in Clarence-Rockland

On May 13, 2021, shortly after 10:45 p.m., a Russell County OPP officer conducted a traffic stop for an HTA offence on Landry Road in the City of Clarence-Rockland where an Ontario driver was arrested.

During the investigation, the officer utilized an ASD on the motorist. The driver was transported to detachment for further testing.

As a result of the investigation a 44-year-old Rockland woman was charged with:

– Operation while impaired – alcohol and drugs CC 320.14(1)(a)

– Operation while impaired – blood alcohol concentration (80 plus) CC 320.14(1)(b)

– Speeding 1-49 km/h over posted limit HTA 128

– Fail to have insurance card CAIA 3(1) and

– Drive motor vehicle, no currently validated permit HTA 7(1)(a)

All of the motorists received a 90 day driver’s license suspension and the vehicles were also impounded for seven days.

The accused are scheduled to appear in the Ontario Court of Justice in L’Orignal at a later date.