Haldimand OPP Briefs
Licence Plate Stolen- OPP Investigte
Hagersville - The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Haldimand County detachment
investigated a theft from a 1st Line,
Hagersville, Haldimand County, Ontario address.
On Monday, December 4, 2017 at approximately 8:44 a.m., police received a report of a theft from a vehicle owner.
Through the course of investigation, it was determined that on Monday, December 4, 2017, in the early morning hours, unknowns attended the address and removed the rear licence plate from a motor vehicle that was parked in the driveway of the residence.
Firearms Discharged from Vehicle- OPP Investigating
Walpole - The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Haldimand County detachment investigated an incident after being called to a Concession 13, Walpole, Haldimand County, Ontario address.
On Monday, December 4 2017 at approximately 2:44 a.m., police received a call from a concerned resident reporting a weapons offence.
Through the course of investigation, it was determined that an unknown vehicle was travelling along Concession 13 when the driver stopped along the roadway. The occupants then discharged their firearms from the vehicle and then proceeded to shine their flashlights into an adjacent field. The vehicle was last seen heading eastbound on Concession 13 towards Highway 55.
Officers attended and patrolled the area however the vehicle left the area prior to police arrival.
Hunting Equipment Stolen
Dunnville - The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Haldimand County detachment investigated an incident at a Sandy Bay Road, Dunnville, Haldimand County, Ontario address.
On Sunday, December 3, 2017 at approximately 6:22 p.m., police received a report of a theft.
Through the course of investigation, it was determined that on Sunday, December 3, 2017 at approximately 6:20 p.m., a hunter parked his All-Terrain Vehicle (ATV) in a wooded area and began to hunt near Freedoms Oak Golf Course. While out hunting, a male and female arrived on an ATV and removed a backpack from the hunters ATV. Both fled eastbound on Sandy Road and then northbound on Johnson Road.
The backpack contained a knife, possession and acquisition licence, a folding saw, two (2) flashlights, an outdoor card and a butt-out tool.
Transport Truck Rollover Closes Roadway- OPP Investigating
Driver Charged with multiple Highway Traffic Act offences
Caledonia- The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Haldimand County detachment investigated a single motor vehicle collision involving a transport truck after being called to Highway 6, Caledonia, Haldimand County, Ontario address.
On Saturday, December 2, 2017 at approximately 8:12 a.m., OPP along with Haldimand County Fire Services responded to a collision involving a rolled over transport truck.
Through the course of investigation, it has determined that a 37-year-old male of Stoney Creek, Ontario was travelling southbound on Highway 6 to Greens Road when the driver failed to negotiate a curve in the roadway. The transport truck and trailer rolled over spilling approximately 36,000 pounds of coal.
As a result of the collision, the driver did not suffer any injuries however a quantity of diesel fuel spilt onto the roadway and into a nearby ditch. The Ministry of Environment have been notified.
Speed was considered as a contributing factor. The driver was charged with the following offences:
- Careless driving
- No clear view to front
- Fail to enter minor defect in daily inspection log
- Fail to accurately complete daily inspection report
He was subsequently issued Provincial Offence Notices."The OPP would like to thank the motoring public for their patience as officers investigated this collision. The roadway was closed for an extended period of time to allow for the debris