OPP investigate collision on Cranberry Road

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On Tuesday, July 14, at approximately 5:50 p.m., the Oxford County Ontario Provincial Police received a report of a single vehicle collision on Cranberry Road, Tillsonburg.

Members of Oxford OPP and Oxford County Emergency Medical Services responded and located an unoccupied vehicle in the ditch. While police were searching the area, witnesses described the driver who fled on foot. Shortly after, police received a report of a suspicious person.

Officers quickly located an individual on a nearby trail matching the description of the driver who left the scene of the collision.

As a result, 29-year-old Carl Heutinck of Tillsonburg was charged with the following offences: Operation While Impaired; Operation While Impaired – Blood Alcohol Concentration (80 plus); Fail to Remain; Careless Driving; and Operate a Motor Vehicle Without Insurance.

The accused is scheduled to appear before the Ontario Court of Justice in Woodstock at a later date.

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Mischief charges laid in Ingersoll

On July 10, at approximately 6:40 a.m., the Oxford County Ontario Provincial Police received a report of a mischief on Thames Street, Ingersoll.

Investigation determined that several businesses in the area had windows broken sometime overnight.

Video surveillance footage was obtained from several sources and reviewed by police.

As a result, 21-year-old John Hall of Ingersoll was charged with Mischief (x4).

The accused is scheduled to appear before the Ontario Court of Justice in Woodstock at a later date.

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Licence plates stolen from South Walsingham vehicles

On Monday, July 13, OPP Norfolk County Detachment investigated a theft at an East Quarter Line Road, South Walsingham address.

It was determined that between July 10-13, unknowns removed licence plates from a pickup truck and sports utility vehicle parked on the property.

The OPP is urging all vehicle owners to regularly check their vehicles to ensure that their plate is still attached.

The OPP want to remind all community residents that if they observe any suspicious activity to please contact the police immediately.

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.

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Burnt-out SUV located at nature conservancy

On Monday, July 13, OPP Norfolk County Detachment investigated a report of an abandoned vehicle at on 3rd Concession Road, South Walsingham.

It was determined that a Sports Utility Vehicle (SUV) located at the front gate of the Nature Conservatory of Canada had been completely destroyed by fire. Officers arrived on scene and determined the SUV (brown 2011 GMC Acadia) had been stolen from a Port Rowan address.

Police are continuing to investigate and is seeking assistance from the public. If anyone has any information regarding this incident, they are being asked to contact the Norfolk County OPP Detachment 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.

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