During the weeks of May 27 – June 9, 2019 there were 172 calls for service for the Killaloe Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), including the Whitney Detachment.
- There were twenty-one motor vehicle collisions, ten were animal related.
- There was one domestic dispute which did not result in criminal code charges.
On Friday May 31, 2019 at approximately 11:50 p.m., members of the Killaloe OPP detachment responded to a disturbance on Highway 60, at the Rolling Rapids Motel, South Algonquin Township. Subsequent to police investigation, 21-year-old Samuel SAWYER of Fort Erie was arrested and charged with Mischief 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.
On Monday May 27, 2019 at approximately 12: 30 p.m., Killaloe OPP responded to a single vehicle rollover collision involving a sport utility vehicle (SUV) on Cormac Road, Bonnechere Valley Township. The 34-year-old vehicle driver from Killaloe was transported to hospital by ambulance as a precaution. The vehicle was towed, and no charges laid.
On Friday May 31, 2019 at approximately 9:40 a.m., Killaloe OPP responded to a two vehicle rear end collision involving a sport utility vehicle and a passenger car on Bonnechere Street West, Bonnechere Valley Township. As a result of police investigation, 45-year-old Leanne WISEMAN of Oshawa was charged with Following Too Closely, contrary to the Highway Traffic Act. The defendant was issued a Provincial Offence Act notice. No injuries, and no tow required.
On Sunday June 2, 2019 at approximately 7: 55 p.m., Killaloe OPP responded to a two vehicle collision involving a pickup truck and a sport utility vehicle (SUV) on Kokomis Inamo, at Mishomis Inamo, Pikwakanagan. As a result of police investigation, 20-year-old Amber BISKUP of Petawawa was charged with Fail to Stop at Stop Sign contrary to the Highway Traffic Act. Both drivers sustained minor injuries. Both vehicles were towed. The defendant was issued a Provincial Offence Act notice.
Stunt Driving Charge
On Friday May 31, 2019 at approximately 8: 40 p.m., Killaloe OPP conducted a traffic stop on passenger car for speeding on Highway 60, Madawaska Valley Township. The 19-year-old driver Johnathan LEVAIR of Laurentian Valley was charged with Stunt Driving contrary to the Highway Traffic Act. The licence was seized and suspended, and the vehicle towed and impounded for seven days. The defendant was issued a summons to appear in court.
Mischief to Vehicles, Algonquin Provincial Park
On Sunday June 2, and Monday June 3, 2019 members of the Killaloe OPP detachment responded to calls involving damages to parked vehicles at Canis Bay Campsite and the Western Uplands Trail, Algonquin Provincial Park. In each incident the windows of the vehicles were smashed. Police remind the community to “lock it or lose it” and to keep valuables hidden from view.
On Tuesday June 4, 2019 at approximately 11:20 a.m. Killaloe OPP responded to a theft on Bell Street, Bonnechere Valley Township. Money was reported stolen. This incident remains under investigation.
Suspended Driving Charge
On Sunday June 2, 2019 at approximately 2: 20 p.m., Killaloe OPP conducted a traffic stop on a pickup truck on Bonnechere Street East, Bonnechere Valley Township. As a result of police investigation, 48-year-old Robert MCGREGOR of Laurentian Valley was charged with Suspended Driving contrary to to the Highway Traffic Act. The defendant was issued a summons to appear in court. The vehicle was removed by a licenced driver, no tow 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,June10) Release for the weeks of May 27 – June 9 2019 [press release]