DATE: March 22, 2018
THIS WEEK IN POLICING
Theft of Vehicle and Trailer
Police Seeks Assistance
(HAWKESBURY, ON) – The Hawkesbury Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) needs your help in solving a theft of a motor vehicle and trailer that occurred the night of Saturday March 10, 2018. The items were stolen from a private property on Route 4 in the Alfred-Plantagenet Township.
The grey 2009 GMC Sierra 3500 pickup truck and the white 2008 United UXT Trailer filled with machinery equipment are valued at over $180,000 in total. The trailer is a 20 foot white trailer with blue decals on both sides “Gauthier Spray Foam and Insulation” with phone number.
(See attached photo – vehicle and trailer)
Impaired by Alcohol
(HAWKESBURY, ON) – On Wednesday March 14, 2018, just prior to 12:00 pm, Hawkesbury OPP Constable Sean Chirke intercepted a grey 2004 Ford F150 on Main Street in the Town of Hawkesbury.
The driver was stopped for holding a cell phone while driving his vehicle.
Interaction with the male driver gave the officer reason to believe that he had driven his motor vehicle with his abilities impaired by alcohol.
Alexandre RENAUD (36 yrs) of Grenville, QC was arrested and charged under the Criminal Code of Canada with the following sections:
– Driving While Ability Impaired- motor vehicle (Alcohol)
– Driving with More than 80 mgs. of Alcohol in Blood
He was also charged under the Highway Traffic Act with “Drive motor vehicle on a highway while using a hand-held wireless communication device”.
The vehicle was seized for 7 days and the driver’s licence was immediately suspended for 90 days.
He was later released and scheduled to appear at the Ontario Court of Justice located in L’Orignal on March 28, 2018
Break and Enter Investigation
Police Seeks Assistance to Identify Suspect Vehicle
(HAWKESBURY, ON) – Constable Matthew Priess of the Hawkesbury OPP Detachment is investigating a residential break and enter incident that occurred the night of March 17, 2018 on Gibbs Road in the East Hawkesbury Township.
The investigation revealed that the culprit(s) gained entry to the residence and barn stealing multiple tools, jerry cans filled with diesel, and tires with Volkswagen mags, valued at over $6,000 in total.
The suspect vehicle is described as a dark colored Chevy Colorado pickup truck.
(See attached photo – suspect vehicle)
The matter is still under investigation.
Suspect Located and Arrested
(HAWKESBURY, ON) – On March 17, 2018, Constable Matthew Priess responded to a report of a theft of metal industrial racks from a business property, situated on Terry Fox Drive in the Champlain Township.
The image of the vehicle and suspect were captured on surveillance camera.
On March 21, 2018 at approximately 1:50 am, the Hawkesbury OPP officer located the vehicle and suspect in the Town of Hawkesbury. Robert ROUSSEAU (39 yrs) of Grenville, QC was arrested and charged under the Criminal Code of Canada with Theft Under $5000.
He was later released and scheduled to appear at the Ontario Court of Justice located in L’Orignal on April 11, 2018
Update #3 – Tractor Trailers Involved in Fatal Collision
Investigation Completed – Drivers Charged
(HAWKESBURY, ON) – On November 29, 2016 at approximately 3:40 am, officers from the Hawkesbury Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), paramedics, Fire Department and OPP Technical Traffic Collision Investigators (TTCI) attended the scene of a motor vehicle collision on Highway 417 westbound lanes in the East Hawkesbury Township. The collision involved three (3) tractor trailer units, two (2) of which had been fully consumed by fire, resulting in the fatality of a 36 year old male from St-Mathieu-De-Beloeil, QC.
In February, 2018 as a result of this investigation, the Hawkesbury OPP Detachment has charged two (2) males from Montreal, QC.
Satnam SINGH (37 yrs) of Montreal, QC was arrested and charged under the Criminal Code of Canada with “Dangerous Operation of Motor Vehicle Causing Death”.
Haroon YOUSAF (37 yrs) of Montreal, QC was arrested and charged under the Criminal Code of Canada with “Causing Death by Criminal Negligence”.
They were both released on a Recognizance of Bail and are scheduled to appear at the Ontario Court of Justice located in L’Orignal on April 4, 2018.