OPP constable charged after two-vehicle collision

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A member of the Oxford County Ontario Provincial Police has been charged following a collision that occurred on Oxford Street in Tillsonburg on April 22.

As a result of the investigation into the two-vehicle collision, Provincial Constable Steven Hillier, a one-year member of the Oxford County OPP, has been issued a Provincial Offence Notice for making an Unsafe Lane Change contrary to Section 154(1) (a) of the Highway Traffic Act.

Stolen vehicle recovered from pond

The Ontario Provincial Police Norfolk County Detachment responded to an incident at Lower Side Road, Houghton.

On Saturday, April 29, at approximately 11:16 a.m., officers responded to an address after receiving a call from a concerned resident about a submerged vehicle located in a pond on the property. As a result of investigation, police recovered a 2001 white-coloured Cadillac that had been previously reported stolen by a Norfolk County resident.

Police are reminding all Norfolk County residents to report any suspicious activity by calling the Norfolk County OPP at 1-888-310-1122.

Anyone with information regarding this incident should immediately contact the Ontario Provincial Police at 1 - 888 - 310 - 1122. Should you wish to remain anonymous, you may call Crime Stoppers at 1 - 800 - 222 - 8477 (TIPS) or leave an anonymous online message at www.helpsolvecrime.com where you may be eligible to receive a cash reward of up to $2,000.

Twenty dead coyotes located in wooded area

The Ontario Provincial Police Norfolk County Detachment was recently contacted by a resident reporting they located several deceased animals in a heavily wooded area located on a farm on Norfolk County Road 45, South Walsingham.

On Friday, April 28, 2017 at approximately 8:16 p.m., police officers arrived on scene and located the decomposed remains of approximately 20 coyotes.

Anyone with information regarding this incident should immediately contact the Ontario Provincial Police at 1 - 888 - 310 - 1122. Should you wish to remain anonymous, you may call Crime Stoppers at 1 - 800 - 222 - 8477 (TIPS) or leave an anonymous online message at www.helpsolvecrime.com where you may be eligible to receive a cash reward of up to $2,000.

Log splitter taken during break-in

The Ontario Provincial Police, Norfolk County Detachment investigated a break and enter on 12th Concession Road, North Walsingham.

On Friday, April 28, at approximately 1:55 p.m., police received a report of a break and enter. Through the course of investigation, it was determined that between April 3-10, unknowns gained entry into an unlocked barn on the property. Once inside, a tow-behind log splitter was removed.

The Norfolk County OPP detachment is continuing to investigate and is seeking assistance from the public. If anyone has any information regarding this incident, they are being asked to contact police 1-888-310-1122.

Anyone with information regarding this incident should immediately contact the Ontario Provincial Police at 1 - 888 - 310 -1122. Should you wish to remain anonymous, you may call Crime Stoppers at 1 - 800 - 222 - TIPS (8477) or leave an anonymous online message at www.helpsolvecrime.com.

Alert officer stops vehicle

The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Norfolk County Detachment charged a 33-year-old man after stopping a motor vehicle on Norfolk County Road 30, Middleton at approximately 7:41 p.m. on Friday, April 28.

The vehicle, which attracted the officer's attention, was subsequently stopped and investigated. As a result of investigation, police charged 33-year-old Grant James Partington of Bayham, with two counts of driving while under suspension, speeding and drive motor vehicle, no currently validated permit.

He was scheduled to appear in Provincial Court, Simcoe at a later date to answer to the charges.

 

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