OPP Killaloe news as of July 8

Changes to Highway Traffic Act, Personal Use Trucks and Trailers The Killaloe OPP would like to share information surrounding changes to the Highway Traffic Act related to personal use trucks and trailers. Effective July 1, 2019 pickup trucks and trailers for personal use are exempt from the requirements of an …

Extreme heat warning from Renfrew County District Health Unit

A media release received today from the County’s Communications and Emergency Preparedness Co-ordinator, Melissa Botz, says an extreme heat event has been issued for Renfrew County and District. It is important to take steps to prevent heat-related illness during this heat event. Extreme heat can put everyone at risk from heat related …

Major drug bust in Bancroft

The Bancroft Detachment of the OPP issued a media release this morning reporting on the execution of drug warrants. The release reported that in the early morning at approximately 2:55 a.m. on June 20, 2019, members of the Community Street Crime Unit (CSCU) of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) assisted …

Ontario pilots new infrastructure program to withstand extreme weather

The Ontario Government announced June 27 that it is funding a new pilot program to ensure communities across the province are protected from future extreme weather damage. The Municipal Disaster Recovery Assistance (MDRA) program provides financial assistance to eligible communities that face extraordinary emergency response and repair costs after a natural disaster. …

Renfrew OPP arrest attempted murder suspect

The Renfrew Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) has made a second arrest in connection with an assault which left one man with serious injuries. On June 19, 2019 officers with the Renfrew OPP located and arrested Darren PEARCE, 34 years old, of no fixed address. The accused faces …

OPP issue driving tips to avoid animal collisions

During the week of June 10 – June 16, 2019 there were 109 calls for service for the Killaloe Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), including the Whitney Detachment. There were ten motor vehicle collisions, eight were animal related. There was one domestic dispute which did not result in …

OPP Killaloe news May 27 to June 9

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 …

Missing person located says OPP Killaloe

OPP Killaloe Detachment advised that they received notification on June 12 that Johannes WYNIA (pictured above) has been located in Abitibi, Quebec, in good health by the Surete du Quebec Provincial Police Service. Police thank the community for their response to the request for assistance in locating this person. Wynia, …

Victim of Round Lake Road fatal accident identified

Killaloe OPP have this morning disclosed the identity of the individual killed in Wednesday’s crash on Round Lake Road as being 54-year-old Randy NEFF of Golden Lake. Neff was an occupant of one of the two passenger vehicles struck by a pickup truck. As reported previously, the pickup truck was …

Killaloe OPP investigate fatal collision on Round Lake Road

On Wednesday June 5, 2019 at approximately 5:00 p.m.,members of the Killaloe Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a three vehicle collision involving a pickup truck and two passenger cars on Round Lake Road, near Jack’s Lake, in the Township of Killaloe, Hagarty and Richards. Preliminary investigation …

Volunteer Appreciation Luncheon

A Volunteer Appreciation Luncheon attended by 140 volunteers was held at the Barry’s Bay Legion on May 29.  Barry’s Bay & Area Home Support, Valley Manor, St Francis Valley Healthcare Foundation, St Francis Memorial Hospital Auxiliary/Hospital and MV Hospice Palliative Care planned the event, at which the Legion served a …