Hawkesbury #OPP Round Up for DEC 20, 2016

Hawkesbury #OPP Round Up for DEC 20, 2016

IMPAIRED DRIVER FAILED TO REMAIN AT COLLISION

(HAWKESBURY, ON)  – On Saturday November 26th, just before 6:30 pm, the Hawkesbury OPP Detachment responded to a motor vehicle collision on McGill Street in the Town of Hawkesbury, where the driver of one of the two vehicles involved had failed to remain at the scene of the collision.

The investigation revealed that a motor vehicle had stopped on McGill Street to make a left turn, when a 2004 light blue Hyundai Accent coming from behind, failed to stop and violently struck the rear of the vehicle causing severe damages to both.  The driver sustained very minor injuries.

The suspect vehicle and its driver were soon after located by police.  Interaction with the male driver gave the officer reason to believe that he had driven his motor vehicle with his abilities impaired by alcohol.  The driver displayed heavy signs of impairment.

Further investigation revealed that the male was suspended from driving and that he had taken the vehicle without the owner’s consent.

Consequently, the driver, Alain CLEMENT (45 yrs) of Hawkesbury, was 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.

     – Take Motor Vehicle Without Consent

     – Fail to Stop at Scene of Accident

CLEMENT was also charged under the Ontario Highway Traffic Act for;

Driving while under suspension

He was later released and is scheduled to appear at the Ontario Court of Justice located in L’Orignal on December 21st, 2016.

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TRAFFIC STOP LEADS TO IMPAIRED BY DRUG

(HAWKESBURY, ON) – On Friday December 02nd, shortly after midnight, while on patrol on Main Street East in Hawkesbury, OPP Constable Simon Boudreau intercepted a 2005 blue Mazda 3 for a Highway Traffic Act infraction.

Investigation revealed that the driver was suspended from driving and that he was in possession of Cannabis Marihuana and Methamphetamine.

Interaction with the male driver gave the officer reason to believe that he had driven his motor vehicle with his abilities impaired by drug.

Consequently, the driver, Jason KELLY (29 yrs) of Hawkesbury, was arrested and charged under the Criminal Code of Canada with the following section:

     – Driving While Ability Impaired – motor vehicle (Drug)

He was also charged under the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act with the following sections:

     – Possession of a Schedule II substance- Cannabis Marihuana – under 30grams

     – Possession of a Schedule I Substance – Methamphetamine

KELLY was charged under the Ontario Highway Traffic Act for;

Driving while under suspension

and for other H.T.A. offences.

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 court on December 21st, 2016 in L’Orignal.

The OPP is reminding the public that they have officers that are trained as Drug Recognition Evaluators, giving them the authority and tools needed to detect drug-impaired drivers.  The OPP also have a significant number of officers who conduct standardized field sobriety tests on drivers who give police a reasonable suspicion of impairment by drugs.

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IMPAIRED BY ALCOHOL

(HAWKESBURY, ON) – On Sunday December 04th, soon after 12:30 am, Hawkesbury OPP Constable Sean Chirke and Jean-Michel Maceus intercepted a 2007 black Cadillac CTS on Lansdowne Street in the Town of Hawkesbury.

Interaction with the male driver gave the officers reason to believe that he had operated his motor vehicle with blood alcohol content over 80 mgs.

Consequently, the driver, Daniel GAGNON (55 yrs) of Hawkesbury, was arrested and charged under the Criminal Code of Canada with the following section:

  – Driving with More than 80 mgs of Alcohol in Blood.

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 court on December 28th, 2016 in L’Orignal.

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(HAWKESBURY, ON) – On December 11th, shortly after 3:00 am, Hawkesbury OPP Constable Simon Boudreau intercepted a 2010 white Honda Civic for speeding on John Street in the Town of Hawkesbury.

Interaction with the male driver gave the officer reason to believe that he had operated his motor vehicle with blood alcohol content over 80 mgs.

Consequently, the driver, Jacques AUBRY (68 yrs) of Grenville-Sur-La-Rouge, Quebec, was arrested and charged under the Criminal Code of Canada with the following section:

     – Driving with More than 80 mgs of Alcohol in Blood.

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 court on January 11th, 2017 in L’Orignal.

 

SHOPLIFT AT CANADIAN TIRE – SUSPECT CAUGHT

(HAWKESBURY, ON) – On December 18, the Hawkesbury OPP received a report of a shoplifting that occurred on December 12th, at the Canadian Tire store located on Cameron Street in Hawkesbury.  The shoplifter was seen leaving the store with a cordless hand vacuum.

The female thief was identified by police from the surveillance tape; she was then arrested on the same day.  Investigation revealed the shoplifter was on Probation Order and was in breach of her conditions.

Melissa DUVAL (35 yrs) of Vankleek Hill was arrested and charged under the Criminal Code of Canada with the following sections:

     – Theft Under $5000 – SHOPLIFTING

     – Fail to Comply with Probation Order

She was later released and is scheduled to appear at the Ontario Court of Justice located in L’Orignal on January 18, 2017.

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