OPP Briefs – June 19, 2019


Charges Laid Following Collision
Pembroke — Charges have been laid following a collision at the intersection of Highway 17 and B Line road Monday morning shortly after 8 o’clock.
Monique Lynn Hubert, 55, of Laurentian Valley Township, was charged by Ontario Provincial Police with failing to stop at a red light.
Police said a passenger vehicle, driven by Ms. Hubert, was eastbound on 17 and a motorcycle was northbound on B Line when crash occurred. 
Both drivers, who were the lone occupants of their vehicles, were transported to hospital by ambulance with non-life-threatening injuries. The collision resulted in Highway 17 being closed for approximately one hour.        
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Impaired Driver Arrested After Foot Chase
Petawawa — In the early morning hours of Friday, June 7 members of the Upper Ottawa Valley Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a report of a possible impaired driver. 
Officers spotted the vehicle on Petawawa Boulevard a short time later and attempted to stop the driver. The driver failed to stop for police and continued driving, eventually stopping in the area of Cardinal Crescent and Nuthatch Drive in the Town of Petawawa. The driver fled on foot and was caught by police after a foot chase.   
Brian Glen Needham, 35, of Pembroke, was arrested and charged with operation while impaired – alcohol and drugs; failure or refusal to comply with breath demand; flight from police officer; dangerous operation of a motor vehicle and two counts of failing to comply with probation.
 The driver was also charged with an insecure load and two counts of driving while suspended.

109 Calls For Service
Killaloe — During the week of June 10 – June 16, 2019 Ontario Provincial Police officers from the Killaloe and Whitney detachments responded to 109 calls between June 10 and 16. Officers investigated 10 motor vehicle collisions, eight involving animals, and one domestic dispute.
One of the calls was to Pikwakanagan last Thursday afternoon where a theft took place at a residence. Video games and electronics were reported stolen.