Suspected impaired driver arrested near Tillsonburg's OPP detachment

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Suspected impaired driver arrested near OPP detachment

On Friday, Nov. 7, Oxford County Ontario Provincial Police arrested a 48-year-old male driver after he had just left the detachment on Tillson Avenue regarding an unrelated matter.

OPP received the complaint of a possible impaired and officers were able to locate the vehicle a short distance from the detachment.

As a result of investigation, police have charged Robert Page of Tillsonburg under the Criminal Code of Canada with the following: Driving with More than 80 milligrams of Alcohol in Blood.

The male was released on a Promise to Appear at the Ontario Court of Justice in Woodstock on Dec. 9, 2014.

 

Robbery charges

Ontario Provincial Police, Norfolk County Detachment charged a 21-year-old female and a 24-year-old male after police were called to a 10th Concession Road, North Walsingham address.

On Thursday, Nov. 6, at approximately 6:10 p.m., police received information of a possible physical altercation that had taken place at a 10th Concession Road address.

Through investigation it was determined that two vehicles were travelling on 10th Concession Road near East Quarter Line Road. The two vehicles stopped, and the occupant of the one vehicle approached the occupants of the second vehicle at which time a physical confrontation ensued with a demand of valuables to be turned over.

No valuables were turned over at which time the suspects left the area.

As a result of the investigation, the female was identified and arrested. Upon subsequent search, a quantity of illegal substances was located.

Charged with the following offences is 21-year-old Skye Rebecca Lavigne of Norfolk County: Robbery x4; Possession of Cocaine; Possession of Hydromorph Contin; Mischief under $5,000; and Fail to comply with probation order x3.

Charged with Robbery x4 and Dangerous Operation of a Motor Vehicle is 24-year-old Levi Jackson Robinson of Norfolk County.

Both are to appear in Provincial Court, Simcoe at a later date to answer to the charges.

The OPP reminds all members of the public to be aware of their personal safety at all times and to be extremely vigilant. The OPP’s website, www.opp.ca, contains a number of useful resources, tips and links.

 

Dial 511 for road, weather conditions

OPP Norfolk County Detachment is asking all motorists to get in the mindset of winter driving now BEFORE the snow comes. All too often drivers are caught off guard with the first snow fall and the OPP end up investigating numerous crashes across the county.

If you find yourself having to drive when it is snowing, you can call 511 on any phone to get road and weather conditions before you head out. This number provides motorists with the best information possible in order to help in planning your trips.

The OPP does not want anyone calling the Communications Centre to inquire about road and weather conditions. The OPP should only be called for emergencies or for police assistance on police related matters. Police warn citizens that calling 911 or the non-emergent phone line to ask about roads and weather ties up phone lines that are needed for others in emergency situations.

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