OPP Weekend Update – Theft, drunk and a wee punch up – “serious” fun in cottage country

Knockin’ around the Highlands on a sunny summer weekend – wowser peeps!

THEFT OF ATV 

(Bancroft, Ontario) – On Tuesday the 12thof July 2011, the Bancroft detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) received the

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Drinking and driving is not cool. Neither is fighting. No one has a preordained right to pummel and tread on the rights of others. So fuck off and grab some grey cells! Photo By Joe Montana.

report of a break, enter and theft on Old L’amable Road in the Town of Bancroft.  Sometime between the 05th and 10th of July, an outbuilding was entered and an Arctic Cat ATV was stolen.

Anyone with information about this occurrence is encouraged to contact the Bancroft OPP at 613-332-2112 or CRIMESTOPPERS at 1-800-222-8477.

MALE CHARGED WITH IMPAIRED AND OVER 80

On the 13th of July 2011, the Bancroft OPP was dispatched to the report of a pickup truck in the ditch on Highway 62 in the Municipality of Hastings Highlands.  Officers attended the location and a male adult was arrested for impaired operation and transported to the Bancroft OPP detachment.

60 year old George Rimmer of Barrie, Ontariohas been charged with impaired operation of a motor vehicle and operate a motor vehicle with over 80 milligrams of alcohol in his blood, contrary to the Criminal Code of Canada.  Mr. Rimmer was released fro custody and is scheduled to appear in Bancroft court on the 30th of August 2011.

THEFT OF KAYAK ON BAPTISTE LAKE 

On Saturday the 16th of July 2011, the Bancroft OPP received the report of a theft on North Baptiste Lake Road in the Municipality of Hastings Highlands.  Sometime between the 11th and 16th of July a green and black Borealis Kayak that was secured on shore was stolen.

Anyone with information about this theft is encouraged to contact the Bancroft OPP at 613-332-2112 or CRIMESTOPPERS at 1-800-222-8477.

 FEMALE CHARGED WITH ASSAULT

 On Sunday the 17thof July 2011, the Bancroft OPP was dispatched to the report of an intoxicated female at the beach on South Papineau Lake Road in the Municipality of Hastings Highlands.  The adult female had left prior to police arrival and was later located at the residence of a family member.  While conducting the investigation the female physically assaulted an officer.

24 year old Miranda Rupert of the Municipality of Hastings Highlands has been charged with assault a peace officer, contrary to the Criminal Code of Canada.  Ms. Rupert was released from custody and is scheduled to appear in Bancroft court on the 30th of August 2011.

COLLISION ON HIGHWAY 118 

On Tuesday the 12th of July 2011, the Bancroft OPP responded to the report of a collision at the intersection of Highway 118 andMonck Road in theMunicipality ofHighlands East.  The collision involved aLincoln car, Saturn car and Ford pickup truck.

The female driver of theLincolncar, 20 year old Emma Lytle ofStittsville,Ontariodid not sustain any injuries.  The 18 year old female passenger ofNewcastle,Ontariowas transported by ambulance to Quinte Healthcare North Hastings with major injuries.

The male driver of the Saturn car, 39 year old Brian Merrlles ofGilmour,Ontariowas transported to Quinte Healthcare North Hastings with minor injuries.  The 6 year old female passenger and 7 year old male passenger sustained minimal injuries.

The male driver of the Ford pickup truck, 52 year old John McCarthy ofStouffville,Ontarioand the 51 year old female passenger did not sustain any injuries.

As a result of the investigation, Emma Lytle has been charged with fail to yield to traffic on a through highway, contrary to the Highway Traffic Act.

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