LEEDS – The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) is continuing an investigation where signs and mailboxes were damaged overnight. Calls from the public lead to a man being arrested.
On June 1, 2018, at about 3:30 AM Rideau Lakes OPP received multiple calls advising of numerous mailboxes, shelters and road signs being damaged by occupants of a pickup truck on Upper Rideau Drive and 15 Highway.
The vehicle was located by officers on 15 Highway, just north of 42 Highway. Four male youths were located in the truck and another four were in the box.
After an investigation, 20-year-old Fraser Thomas BEDFORD of Smiths Falls was arrested for Driving with more than 80 mgs of Alcohol in his Blood. He has an appearance set at the Ontario Court of Justice – Provincial Division, Brockville on June 22, 2018, to answer to his charge.
Investigations into numerous acts of Mischief are still under investigation.
Anyone with information on the above occurrence is asked to call Leeds County O.P.P. Communication Centre at 1-888-310-1122, the Brockville Detachment at 613-345-1790 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.
Those wishing to report information surrounding this or other non-emergent incidents are encouraged to use the OPP online reporting system as an alternative to having an officer attend a scene for a minor incident. To learn more, and to access Citizen Self Reporting (CSR) online, go to opp.ca or call the OPP toll-free number 1-888-310-1122.