Police investigate Barry’s Bay break and enter
An investigation into a break and enter is underway.
On March 11, 2023, shortly after 10:00 p.m., members of the Killaloe Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a break and enter call for service at a residence on Drohan Street in the Township of Madawaska Valley.
The residence had been entered; however, nothing was reported stolen and no damages were reported to police.
Police are asking anyone with information to contact the Killaloe OPP detachment at 613-757-2600, or Pembroke/Renfrew County Crime Stoppers anonymously at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or at www.valleytips.ca. You could be eligible for a cash reward of up to $2000.
Yarmel,C.,OPP Killaloe Detachment(2023,Mar.13) BREAK AND ENTER INVESTIGATION [media release]
BLR resident charged with animal cruelty – 38 dogs surrendered
Police have charged one individual with animal cruelty after 38 dogs were surrendered to a local animal rescue agency.
On March 7, 2023, just after 2:30 p.m., the Killaloe Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) received a police assistance call at a residence in Brudenell, Lyndoch and Raglan Township.
As a result of this investigation, 40-year-old Tracy KNIGHT of Brudenell, Lyndoch and Raglan Township has been charged with the following Criminal Code offences:
- Cruelty to animals – unnecessary pain and suffering; and,
- Cause damage or injury to animal or bird – fail to provide suitable, adequate food, water, care, or shelter.
The accused was released on conditions and is scheduled to appear in court on May 10, 2023, Ontario Court of Justice, Killaloe.
Riverview Rescues, a local animal rescue agency, greatly assisted police by taking into their care all thirty-eight surrendered dogs. Killaloe OPP offer a sincere thanks to Riverview Rescues who were instrumental in ensuring all surrendered dogs were rescued and are receiving care.
Yarmel,C.,OPP Killaloe Detachment(2023,Mar.13) ANIMAL CRUELTY CHARGES LAID – Thirty-eight dogs surrendered [media release]
Careless driving charges results from single vehicle collision in Madawaska Valley
One person has been charged after a single-vehicle collision involving a sport utility vehicle (SUV).
On March 7, 2023, shortly after 11:00 a.m., police responded to a single-vehicle collision involving a SUV on Combermere Road near Long Lake Road in the Township of Madawaska Valley.
The lone driver from Barry’s Bay suffered a loss of control, struck a guard rail, and veered into the ditch. As a result of police investigation, the 76-year-old driver from Barry’s Bay was charged with Careless Driving contrary to the Highway Traffic Act and issued a Provincial Offences Act notice.
There were no reported injuries, and one tow was required.
Yarmel,C.,OPP Killaloe Detachment(2023,Mar.13) SINGLE VEHICLE COLLISION – CHARGE LAID [media release]
Police seek information re theft from Hwy.60 business
Police are currently investigating the theft of cosmetics.
On March 9, 2023, just before 1:00 p.m., police responded to a theft call for service at a local business on 60 Highway in the Township of North Algona Wilberforce. A quantity of cosmetics was reported stolen. The suspect vehicle is described as a silver Mitsubishi.
Police are asking anyone with information surrounding this crime to contact the Killaloe OPP Detachment at 613-757-2600 or Crime Stoppers anonymously at 1-800-222-TIPS. You could receive a cash reward of up to $2000.
Yarmel,C.,OPP Killaloe Detachment(2023,Mar.13) POLICE INVESTIGATE THEFT [media release]