The OPP Killaloe Detachment Weekly Media Release for the week of January 14 to 20, 2019 reports that charges have resulted from a fraud investigation on Combermere Road begun in March of last year (Details below). Killaloe OPP also said there were 86 calls for service during last week, including the Whitney Detachment.
- There were seventeen motor vehicle collisions, eight were animal related.
- There were two domestic disputes, and one domestic dispute resulting in criminal code charges.
In March 2018 Killaloe OPP entered into a fraud investigation at a residence on Combermere Road, Madawaska Valley Township. The complainant was contacted and advised he had won a sum of money through a lottery. After a lengthy police investigation, which involved the execution of a search warrant, Killaloe OPP have arrested and charged 69-year-old John HUARD of Pembroke with three counts of Theft Under $5000, two counts of Fraud Under $5000, and Obtaining by False Pretense Over $5000 contrary to the Criminal Code. The accused was released on a Promise to Appear with a court date of Tuesday February 12, 2019 at 9:00 a.m. Ontario Court of Justice, Pembroke.
Domestic Assault, Mischief Charges
On Friday January 18, 2019 at approximately 5:21 p.m. Killaloe OPP responded to a domestic disturbance at a residence in Madawaska Valley Township. As a result of police investigation, a 29-year-old male from Madawaska Valley Township was arrested and charged with Domestic Assault, and two counts of Domestic Mischief, contrary to the Criminal Code. The accused was held pending a bail court hearing, Ontario Court of Justice. The name of the accused has been withheld to protect the identity of the victim.
On Saturday January 19, 2019 at approximately 1:13 p.m. Killaloe OPP Constable Glenn Yaraskavitch and Sergeant Mark MacKisoc responded to a single vehicle collision involving a snowmobile on the B Trail, North Algona Wilberforce Township. The 59-year-old female snowmobile operator from Pembroke was transported to hospital by ambulance with non-life threatening injuries after striking several trees. This incident remains under investigation.
On Saturday January 19, 2019 at approximately 7:30 p.m. Killaloe OPP Constable Ryan Szczygiel responded to a single vehicle collision involving a pickup truck and a moose on Highway 28, Brudenell, Lyndoch and Raglan Township. The 52 yr. old male driver from Addington Highlands Twp. was uninjured. The vehicle was damaged; however, no tow was required.
In the event you are reporting an occurrence that does not require immediate police assistance please call 1-888-310-1122.
Should you wish to speak to someone at the Killaloe Detachment contact 613-757-2600.
Yarmel, C. OPP Killaloe Detachment (2019, Jan.21) Release for the Weeks of January 14 to 20, 2019 [Press release]