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PEC OPP attend to 225 incidents, calls and collisions

The Prince Edward County of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) dealt with 225 incidents this past week. Officers investigated 17 accidental 911 calls, 10 motor vehicle collisions, and 34 traffic related incidents. Four RIDE programs were also conducted during this time period.

Aug 26
Extensive damage at an Inkerman residence under renovations after unknown suspects entered the residence and smashed drywall and broke windows. Suspects fled into the woods. Investigation continues
Four youth from Bayfield Treatment Center were spoken to by staff after reports the males were harassing local residents. Police attended and the issue was being handled internally.
Later that evening, the same four youth were reported missing and police assistance was requested. Before police arrived all four youth had returned.

Aug 25
A single vehicle roll over after a 27-year-old male attempted to avoid a deer on Allison Road. No injuries, vehicle towed.
Police investigated a break and enter to a County Road 34 business. The area was canvassed and the investigation is ongoing.
Police attended the wind turbine site on Royal Road after a report of a wooden spool of wire was reported stolen. No suspects, investigation continuing.
An 84-year-old male cyclist was struck by a vehicle on Loyalist Parkway. Male taken to Trenton Memorial Hospital for precaution. No life-threatening injuries
Police attended a Consecon treatment center after a report that three male youths had left the residence. All youth back at residence on police arrival.
Single vehicle collision involving a pickup truck and a deer on County Road 1.

Aug 24
Police responded to a County Road 34 location where a vehicle struck a pot hole resulting in damage to Wellington male’s vehicle. Roads contacted and vehicle ws towed.
Two separate vehicle collisions on Glenora ferry while docking. Drivers are reminded that vehicles are to remain in park until directed by ferry staff.
Two vehicle collisions in front of the LCBO in Picton. A 65- year-old Picton female was charged under the Highway Traffic Act for turn not in safety.
Police assisted SPCA in executing a warrant for an animal in distress at a County Road 10 address.
Police are reminding all firearms users to be aware of their surroundings at all times after a report of a stray bullet striking a residence on County Road 24. A group of males were skeet-shooting in area. Parties were spoken to and warned of proper use of firearms.
A 21-year-old female Picton female was transported by ambulance to Kingston after a single motor vehicle accident on County Road 1. Investigation is continuing and at last reporting, female was in the ICU in Kingston.

Aug 23
Two reports of fail to pay for fuel at a Wellington gas station over a 24-hour period. Investigation is continuing.
Traffic enforcement for seatbelt and distracted driving was conducted on Loyalist Parkway resulting in 127 vehicles being checked, three Highway Traffic Act charges being handed out and three warnings.
Foot patrol conducted on Main Street Picton. No incidents.

Aug 22
Domestic assault charges on a 28-year-old male.
Police responded to a traffic complaint of a vehicle stopped on Loyalist Parkway. Vehicle stopped to avoid hitting a squirrel. Drivers are reminded to be vigilant of their surroundings and to pull over if required to stop.
A vehicle was reported stolen from a North Marysburgh address. Keys in vehicle, no suspects. The investigation continues.
A family dispute turned into a consensual fight between family members required police assistance to separate parties. All parties spoken to and separated for the evening.
Two vehicle collision on Short St. Picton. No injuries. Vehicles blocking highway for short period until towed.

Aug 21
Police attended a report of an unauthorized electric vehicle parked and charging at the school. Owner spoken to and advised to contact City Hall to find appropriate charging locations.
Police attended a Spring Street address in Picton over a landlord tenant issue. Rights explained to all parties and proper procedures to be adhered to.
Two vehicle collision on Picton Main Street around noon. No injuries. Heavy rain was a factor when one vehicle rear ended the vehicle in front of it. No charges.
Police attended an Ameliasburgh address after a report of a 14-year-old male making a social media post threatening suicide. Male at home with family, fighting with another friend and pretending to harm himself. No injuries. Male spoken to.
A vehicle stop on Highway 62 resulted in a speeding charge and drive suspended charge for a 22-year-old Bloomfield male.
Wet roads and an inexperienced driver was the cause for a single vehicle accident on County Road 4. No injuries, but vehicle had to be towed.

Aug 20
An Ameliasburgh resident thought they were buying Bitcoin and sent $250 to an unknown account. Police are asking everyone to be aware of frauds. Be sure you know where and why you are sending money to anyone. Once it’s gone it’s gone. Canadian anti-fraud Center can be reached at 1-888-495-8501
A traffic stop on County Road 49 resulted in a 40-year-old male being charged with driving while on suspension.
At another vehicle stop on County Road 49, a 31-year-old female driver was charged with use a false or invalid insurance card under the Canadian Automobile Insurance act.
Police responded to a report of possible ordnance found on the road near Army Reserve Road. If you do come across something that looks like ordnance, do not pick it up. Contact police who will contact CFB Trenton for proper disposal from their Explosive Ordnance Device Unit.
Police were contacted by Bayfield Treatment Center in regard to a resident who had run away and was last seen on County Road 3. The youth was later located by staff and returned to the center. Police not required.

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