Prescott – On September 15, 2020 shortly after 11:00 a.m. Grenville officers from the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a report of a stolen vehicle from a residence on Ann Street in the Town of Prescott. The homeowner advised the white pickup truck had been stolen from their property sometime overnight. It was located on September 18, 2020 in a ditch on Blair Road. The culprit had attempted to light it on fire but was unsuccessful. The investigation is ongoing at this time.
DRIVER CHARGED WITH IMPAIRED
North Grenville – On September 16, 2020 at around 10:30 p.m. Grenville officers from the OPP responded to a motor vehicle collision on Smith Road, North Grenville Township. Upon Police arrival a vehicle was located off the road in the treeline. The driver had superficial injuries and after a brief investigation was arrested and taken to a nearby hospital for an evaluation.
Jonathan LEMIRE, aged 32, from Kelowna, British Columbia, was charged with;
Operation while impaired – alcohol and drugs – Criminal Code (CC)
Failure or refusal to comply with demand – CC s.320.15(1)
The accused was released and is scheduled to appear at the Ontario Court of Justice in Brockville on October 9, 2020.
OPP are reminding the public that a 90 day automatic drivers licence suspension and a seven day impoundment of your vehicle accompanies any impaired driving charge. The Grenville County OPP remains committed to reducing impaired driving. Your help is requested in assisting with keeping our roads safe. If you suspect a driver is impaired call 911. You could be responsible for saving a life.
Prescott – On September 19, 2020 at around 1:30 p.m. Grenville officers from the OPP attended a residence on Victor Court in Prescott with regards to an ongoing neighbour dispute. Police arrested an individual for assault, CC section 266, after they sprayed their neighbour with water from a hose. They are to appear at the Ontario Court of Justice in Brockville on November 27, 2020.
On September 19, 2020 at around 9:30 p.m. Grenville officers from the OPP received a mischief complaint on Prescott Street with regards to damage to a mobility scooter. Police spoke with the owner who advised that at some point that afternoon soil, cat litter and an unknown substance had been poured on to the seat of the scooter. The investigation is ongoing at this point.
SINGLE MOTOR VEHICLE COLLISION
On September 20, 2020 at around 4:00 a.m. Grenville officers from the OPP responded to a report of a single motor vehicle collision on Highway 416 southbound just north of the Spencerville exit. A witness reported the vehicle had left the paved portion of the road and rolled the vehicle in the median of the Highway. The driver was ejected from the SUV as they had not been wearing their seatbelt. The driver was taken to hospital with serious injuries.
If you have any information on the above investigations or any other please contact Grenville OPP on 1-888-310-1122 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-(TIPS) 8477 or submit your tip on-line at www.tipsubmit.com. Crime Stoppers does not want your name, you don’t go to court, and you could earn cash reward.