OPP Killaloe Detachment news as of May 21

During the week of May 13 – May 20, 2019 there were 133 calls for service for the Killaloe Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police  (OPP), including the Whitney Detachment.

  • There were five motor vehicle collisions, two were animal related.
  • There was one domestic dispute which did not result in criminal code charges.

Impaired Charges

On Saturday May 18, 2019 at approximately 8: 35 p.m., Killaloe OPP conducted a traffic stop on a passenger car on Highway 60, Killaloe, Hagarty and Richards Township. The driver had been drinking alcohol and failed the roadside alcohol screening device. As a result of police investigation, 63-year-old Bernard MURRAY of New Tecumseth was arrested and charged with Over 80, contrary to the Criminal Code. The accused was released on a Promise to Appear with a court date of Wednesday May 29, 2019 at 9:30 a.m., Ontario Court of Justice, Killaloe. The licence was seized and suspended for 90 days, and the vehicle towed.

On Saturday May 18, 2019 at approximately 10:20 p.m., Killaloe OPP conducted a traffic stop on a van on Highway 60, North Algona Wilberforce Township. The driver had been drinking alcohol and failed the roadside alcohol screening device. As a result of police investigation, 46-year-old Jessica LEVESQUE of Pikwakanagan was arrested and charged with Impaired Operation and Over 80, contrary to the Criminal Code. The accused was released on a Promise to Appear, with a court date of Wednesday June 26, 2019 at 9:30 a.m., Ontario Court of Justice, Killaloe. The licence was seized and suspended for 90 days, and the vehicle towed.

On Sunday May 19, 2019 at approximately 2:25 a.m., Killaloe OPP conducted a traffic stop on a pick up truck on Water Street, Killaloe, Hagarty and Richards Township. The driver had been drinking alcohol and failed the roadside alcohol screening device.  As a result of police investigation, 19-year-old Jesse DOMBROSKIE of Madawaska Valley Township was arrested and charged with Over 80, contrary to the Criminal Code. The accused was released on Promise to Appear with a court date of Wednesday June 26, 2019 at 9:30 a.m. Ontario Court of Justice, Killaloe. The licence was seized and suspended for 90 days and the vehicle towed.

Break and Enter

On Sunday May 12, 2019 at approximately 1:50 p.m., Killaloe OPP responded to a report of a break and enter into a residence on Highway 60, Killaloe, Hagarty and Richards Township. The front door had been kicked in. Assorted jewellery was reported stolen. Police would like to speak with two hitchhikers that were seen in the area during the time of the entry. Police are asking anyone with information to contact the Killaloe OPP or Crime Stoppers.

Collision

On Friday May 17, 2019 at approximately 6:15 p.m., members of the Killaloe OPP detachment responded to a two vehicle collision involving a passenger car and a motorcycle on Highway 60, Algonquin Provincial Park. The 34-year-old male driver of the motorcycle from Orillia was transported to hospital by ambulance with serious injuries. The driver and passenger in the car were not injured. A portion of Highway 60 was closed for approximately twelve hours while the OPP Technical Collision Investigators continued with the investigation into the cause of the collision. This incident remains under investigation.

Canada Road Safety Week, Killaloe OPP Detachment Results

Killaloe OPP report the following during the Road Safety Campaign which ran from May 14 to May 20, 2019 and targeted excessive speed, inattentive driving, alcohol and drug impairment, and seatbelts.

  • 4 Alcohol Impaired Driving Charges
  • 2 Alcohol Warn Range Driving Suspensions
  • 4 ADLS Alcohol Driving Suspensions
  • 7 Fail to Yield Highway Traffic Act Charges
  • 91 Speeding Charges Highway Traffic Act
  • 3 seatbelt Charges Highway Traffic Act

Suspicious death update

The Current previously reported on an ongoing investigations into the circumstances surrounding the death of Barry’s Bay man, Sylvester Glysinskie, on January 19. When contacted today for an update, OPP Smith Falls advised that the investigation has not been completed.

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,May21) Killaloe OPP release for the week of May 13-20, 2019 [press release]

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