Police bulletins as of Mar.30 2024

Fraud investigation in MV leads to multiple criminal charges

 In November of 2022, the Killaloe Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) began an investigation into several fraud and theft related incidents that occurred in the Township of Madawaska Valley.

An investigation into these incidents led by the Renfrew County Crime Unit, has resulted in the arrest of one individual and subsequent criminal charges laid.

On March 26, 2024, 43-year-old Amanda FOY of Killaloe, Hagarty and Richards Township was arrested and charged with the following Criminal Code offences:

  • Theft over $5000, (eleven counts),
  • Theft under $5000, (three counts),
  • Fraud under $5000, (nine counts),
  • Possession of proceeds of crime over $5000,
  • Possession of proceeds of crime under $5000,
  • Laundering proceeds of crime; and,
  • Forgery.

The accused has been released from custody and is scheduled to appear in court on May 1, 2024, Ontario Court of Justice, Pembroke. The investigation is continuing.

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 or www.valleytips.ca. You could receive a cash reward of up to $2000.


Driver charged following serious collision last fall on Hwy.17

Members of the Upper Ottawa Valley (UOV) Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) have charged the driver of a motor vehicle after a serious collision on Highway 17 in Laurentian Valley Township.  

The collision occurred on September 25, 2023, at approximately 12:00 p.m. on Highway 17 between Highway 41 and Sawmill Road. Investigation indicated that an eastbound passenger vehicle collided with an eastbound cyclist. 

The 63-year-old cyclist from Germany was transported to hospital by Renfrew County Paramedics and later transferred to Ottawa-area hospital with life-threatening, life-altering injuries. The driver and lone occupant of the motor vehicle was not injured.

On March 25, 2024, the 34-year-old driver of the motor vehicle from Cobden, was charged with careless driving causing bodily harm under the Highway Traffic Act. The accused is schedule to appear in Provincial Offences Court in Pembroke on April 22, 2024.      

A section of Highway 17 was closed between Highway 41 and Sawmill Road for approximately eight hours due to the collision. An OPP Collision Reconstructionist and OPP Technical Collision Investigation (TCI) members assisted with the investigation.  

Peever,S.,OPP Upper Ottawa Valley Detachment(2024,Mar.26) -UPDATE #1-CYCLIST STRUCK ON HIGHWAY 17 Driver of motor vehicle charged [media release]


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