By Constable C. Hicks
On the morning of June 4th police were called to attend the area of Parkside Drive for a vehicle that had hit a deer. Upon arrival they located the deer in a nearby ditch with its legs broken. Police humanly euthanized the deer and animal control was contacted for pick up.
On the evening of June 4th police were called to a business on Highway 5 for a shoplifter. The suspect was observed by store security selecting four items, placing them in a bag and leaving the store without making payment. The suspect was apprehended and all items were recovered. Police attended and the accused was trespassed from the store.
On June 4th at 9:14 pm police were called along with ambulance to Concession 8 East for a male passed out behind the wheel of a black pickup truck. Witnesses reported that the vehicle was still running and in gear with the male’s foot on the break. The male was described as slumped over the wheel with a needle sticking out of his arm and a pill bottle in the console. After several attempts by police to awaken the driver by banging on the windows and locked doors police smashed the passenger side window to gain entry. The driver then woke up, put the vehicle in park and turned off the vehicle. The driver stated that he was just tired but was exhibiting symptoms of being impaired by drug. After being cleared by EMS, the driver was arrested. An empty syringe with a bent needle and a pill bottle was located in the vehicle and seized. The vehicle was towed. The driver was transported to Central Station where a drug recognition examination was conducted which he failed. His licence was suspended and he was given a future court date.
On June 6th at 7:41 pm police clocked a vehicle doing 120km/h in a posted 80 km/h zone northbound on Highway 6. The vehicle was pulled over and it was discovered that the driver’s licence was under suspension. The driver was issued a summons for driving under suspension as well as tickets for speeding and an expired validation sticker.
On June 9th at 7:30 am police pulled over a Dodge pickup on Brock Road for not having a validation sticker. The driver verbally identified himself which was confirmed. It was discovered that the driver was under suspension, the vehicle had an expired plate and had no insurance. The driver was issued a summons for driving under suspension and driving with no insurance. Tickets were also issued for no validation sticker and failing to surrender the vehicle permit.
On June 10th at 7:30 pm police observed a vehicle westbound on Highway 8 travelling at a high rate of speed. The vehicle was clocked doing 127km/h in a posted 80 km/h zone. The vehicle was pulled over and it was discovered that the driver’s licence was under suspension. The drivers licence was seized and the driver was issued a summons for driving while under suspension and a ticket for speeding.
On June 10th at 8:01 pm police were called to the area of Centre Road regarding reports of an older pickup truck swerving into traffic. Police located and stopped the vehicle on Concession 10 East. The driver was showing signs of impairment by alcohol and admitted to having had “a shot”. The driver provided a roadside breath sample and as a result the driver ‘s licence was seized and the driver was issued a three day driving suspension.