Haldimand OPP Briefs
ATV AND TRAILER STOLEN FROM PROPERTY
(HALDIMAND COUNTY, ON) - The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Haldimand County Detachment is investigating a theft after an All-Terrain Vehicle (ATV) and trailer were stolen from a Horseshoe Bay Road, Dunnville, Haldimand County, Ontario address.
On Sunday September 16, 2018 at 9:02 p.m., OPP responded to Horseshoe Bay Road after a resident noticed their ATV and trailer were missing from the property.
OPP investigation, thus far, has determined that sometime during the overnight hours of Saturday September 15, 2018 and the early morning hours of Sunday September 16, 2018, unknown(s) attended the property and removed a black 2016 Arctic Cat 700 ATV that was on a 2012 flatbed trailer.
The estimated value of the ATV and trailer is $10,000.
FIREARMS AND DRUGS SEIZED DURING SEARCH WARRANT
CAYUGA—Haldimand OPP has charged a 37-year-old male after executing a search warrant at a Grant Road, Cayuga, Haldimand County, Ontario address.
On Wednesday, September 12, 2018 members of the Haldimand County OPP Crime Unit and Haldimand County OPP Street Crime Unit executed a search warrant at a residence where they seized a quantity of firearms and a quantity of alleged marijuana.
OPP has charged a 37-year-old of Cayuga with careless storage of a firearm and possession of a schedule II substance.
He is to appear at the Ontario Court of Justice in Cayuga at a later date to answer to the charges.
OPP investigate break and enter to residence
CALEDONIA—Haldimand OPP is investigating a theft following a break and enter at an Arnold Marshall Boulevard, Caledonia address.
On Monday, September 10, 2018 at 6:43 p.m., OPP responded to Arnold Marshall Boulevard after a citizen arrived home to find their home had been broken into and various items had been stolen.
OPP investigation, thus far, has determined that on Monday September 10, 2018 between 9:20 a.m. and 5:20 p.m., unknown(s) attended the residence, forced entry and removed various electronic items, jewelry, medications and currency before fleeing the area.
VEHICLE FLEES SCENE AFTER COLLIDING WITH UTILITY POLE
JARVIS—Haldimand OPP is investigating a single vehicle fail to remain collision at a Main Street North, Jarvis address.
On Wednesday, September 12, 2018 at 9:08 p.m., OPP responded to Main Street North where a witness reported a white pickup truck struck a utility pole and fled the area.
OPP investigation has determined that a vehicle, described as an older GMC model white pickup truck with tinted windows, was travelling south bound in the north bound lane of Main Street when it struck a utility pole on the east side of the road. The vehicle then fled the area last seen travelling south bound on Main Street and then turning west bound onto Talbot Street (Highway 3).
Witnesses reported the white pickup truck would have damage to the front on the driver's side.
Male assaulted during robbery and car jacking
CANFIELD—Haldimand OPP is investigating a robbery after a male was assaulted and his vehicle stolen from a Haldimand Highway 56, Canfield address.
On Monday, September 10, 2018 at 7:12 a.m. OPP responded to an industrial business on Haldimand Highway 56 for a report of a robbery where the suspects attacked a male victim and stole his vehicle.
OPP investigation, thus far, has determined that the male victim arrived at his workplace and exited his vehicle to unlock the entry gate when two unknown suspects came out of the ditch area and assaulted the victim. The suspects then entered the victim's vehicle and fled the area last seen travelling northbound on Haldimand Highway 56.
The vehicle is described as a red Pontiac Vibe hatchback.
The male victim sustained minor injuries.
One male suspect is described as being a white male, approximately 25 years old and wearing a grey coloured hoodie style sweatshirt.
The second male suspect is described as being a male, darker skin complexion, approximately 25 years old, short dark coloured hair, dark coloured eyes, wearing a dark coloured jacket over top of a black hoodie style sweatshirt.
The Haldimand County OPP Crime Unit is investigating.
OPP is asking anyone who may have witnessed or have any information regarding this incident to contact them at 1- 888 - 310 - 1122.
Should you wish to remain anonymous, you may call Crime Stoppers at 1 - 800 - 222 - 8477 (TIPS) or leave an anonymous online message at helpsolvecrime.com where you may be eligible to receive a cash reward of up to $2000.
Male charged with assault
SELKIRK—Haldimand OPP has charged a 21-year-old male of Selkirk with assault causing bodily harm.
On Sunday, August 12, 2018 at 4:16 a.m. OPP received a report that a male victim was at the hospital as a result of being assaulted by a group of males at the Selkirk Lion's Club Pavillion.
The male sustained injuries and attended the West Haldimand General Hospital for treatment where he was later released.
OPP investigation has determined the male victim attended the Selkirk Gas Fest event at the Pavillion with a friend and at approximately 1 a.m., where he was assaulted by an unknown male.
The Haldimand County OPP Crime Unit investigated and identified the male suspect.
On Friday September 7, 2018 at 12:57 p.m., members of the Haldimand County OPP Crime Unit arrested the male in connection with the assault.
He is to appear at the Ontario Court of Justice in Cayuga at a later date to answer to the charge.
TRAILER AND SNOWMOBILES STOLEN FROM STORAGE FACILITY
CALEDONIA—Haldimand OPP is investigating a theft after an enclosed trailer containing four snow mobiles was stolen from an Argyle Street North, Caledonia address.
On Sunday, September 9, 2018 at 12:56 p.m., OPP responded to Argyle Street North where it was reported an enclosed utility trailer and four snow mobiles were stolen.
OPP investigation, thus far, has determined that between August 12, 2018 and September 9, 2018, unknown(s) attended a storage facility and removed a black and silver American Motors enclosed trailer containing four snow mobiles, helmets and snow mobile clothing.
The trailer and snow mobiles were described as:
- 2018 black and silver, American Motors enclosed trailer
- 2010 yellow Ski Doo, model MXZ
- 2011 yellow Ski Doo, model MXZ
- 2014 yellow Ski Doo, model MXZ
- 2014 black Ski Doo, model 00B
The total value of the theft is estimated at $40,000.
"SEXTORTION" - BE CAREFUL WHAT YOU SHARE OVER THE INTERNET
NEW CREDIT—Haldimand OPP is warning, and reminding, the public to be extremely careful when sharing images and videos over the internet after a report of an alleged extortion at a Mississauga's of the New Credit First Nation address.
On Thursday, September 6, 2018 at 10:58 a.m., OPP responded for a report of an extortion after a citizen reported an unknown female threatened to share a sexually explicit video of the citizen to their family and friends if they did not send the female a quantity of currency. The citizen did not send any currency.
"Sextortion", as it is commonly referred to, is where people engage in sexually explicit conversations or "video chats" and one of the people involved, threatens the other that they will share the sexually explicit videos or images with the other parties family and friends unless they receive money.
There is always a risk in sharing any personal or sexually explicit images over the internet. There have been some instances where it has affected people years down the road when they were applying for employment.
Think before you send or post anything. Before you hit "send" remember that you cannot control where this image or video may travel.
Think about your future and the negative impact and grief that your posts could have on you.
Haldimand County OPP Investigate Motor Vehicle Collision Highway # 6 Closed For Several Hours
HAGERSVILLE—Haldimand OPP were called to a three-vehicle motor vehicle collision on Highway # 6 between the 10th and 11th concession at approximately 3:00 p.m. on Monday September 3, 2018.
Police attended the scene and determined that a south bound vehicle entered the north bound lanes where a collision took place.
Three people received serious life-threatening injuries and have been transported to local hospital by ambulance.
Police are continuing to investigate this collision and will have Hwy # 6 closed in both directions between the 10th and 11th concession for the next several hours.
The cause of the collision is still under investigation and the names of the involved parties are not being released at this time.