News For 13 June 2018

On 12 June 2018, the OPP in Chatham-Kent responded to a collision on Highway 401 near Kenesserie Road where a vehicle had stopped at the end queue for another collision. A tractor trailer failed to stop and collided into the rear of the vehicle, sending it into the center median.The vehicle sustained extensive damage and both vehicles had to be towed from the scene.The driver of the vehicle suffered minor injuries and was transported to hospital. Charges are pending against the driver of the tractor trailer.Photo by Jay Denorer/OPP.

On 12 June 2018, the OPP in Chatham-Kent responded to a collision on Highway 401 near Kenesserie Road where a vehicle had stopped at the end of a queue for another collision. A tractor trailer failed to stop and collided into the rear of the vehicle, sending it into the center median.

The vehicle sustained extensive damage and both vehicles had to be towed from the scene.

The driver of the vehicle suffered minor injuries and was transported to hospital. Charges are pending against the driver of the tractor trailer.

Photo by Jay Denorer/OPP.

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The OPP in Lambton County is investigating an armed robbery which occurred on 10 June 2018 at a convenience store on St Clair Parkway in Corunna. At approximately 8:20pm, a man entered the store where he displayed what appeared to be a handgun and demanded cash. The man left the store on foot with a small quantity of cash.

The man left in a car which was last seen traveling east on St Clair Boulevard.

The man is described as a white male of average height and build. At the time of the robbery he was wearing a black hoodie with blue jeans and running shoes.

The OPP is seeking assistance from the public. If anyone has any knowledge of this incident they are asked to call Detective Constable Aaron Brown from the Lambton County OPP Crime Unit at 519-882-1011 or 1-888-310-1122.

Photo by Ian Shalapata.

On 10 June 2018, the OPP in Leamington responded to a disturbance in a parking lot on Erie Street South. A man was seen by police causing a disturbance by yelling and shouting profanities at a group of people in the area.<br><br>When the officers attempted to speak with the man and de-escalate the situation, he became combative and was subsequently taken into custody after police discharged a Conducted Energy Weapon to affect the arrest.<br><br>Three officers received injuries during the incident, including one who was treated at hospital.<br><br>Silbert Caron, 19, of Leamington, has been released from custody following a bail hearing and is scheduled to appear at the Ontario Court of Justice in Leamington on 21 June 2018. He has been charged with causing a disturbance, assaulting police, and resisting arrest.<br><br>An 18 year-old Windsor woman was also arrested and released after being charged with two counts of assaulting police, and single counts of resisting arrest and obstructing police.<br><br>Anyone with information regarding this or any other incident is asked to call the OPP at 1-888-310-1122.<br><br>Photo by Ian Shalapata.

On 10 June 2018, the OPP in Leamington responded to a disturbance in a parking lot on Erie Street South. A man was seen by police causing a disturbance by yelling and shouting profanities at a group of people in the area.

When the officers attempted to speak with the man and de-escalate the situation, he became combative and was subsequently taken into custody after police discharged a Conducted Energy Weapon to affect the arrest.

Three officers received injuries during the incident, including one who was treated at hospital.

Silbert Caron, 19, of Leamington, has been released from custody following a bail hearing and is scheduled to appear at the Ontario Court of Justice in Leamington on 21 June 2018. He has been charged with causing a disturbance, assaulting police, and resisting arrest.

An 18 year-old Windsor woman was also arrested and released after being charged with two counts of assaulting police, and single counts of resisting arrest and obstructing police.

Anyone with information regarding this or any other incident is asked to call the OPP at 1-888-310-1122.

Photo by Ian Shalapata.

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On 10 June 2018, Windsor Police was dispatched to an apartment building at the corner of University Avenue West and McKay Avenue for a report of a sudden death. Officers arrived and confirmed that an adult woman was deceased inside an apartment unit.

An investigation was launched and the death was deemed to be suspicious in nature.

On 11 June an autopsy was conducted on the woman and the matter was classified as a homicide.

The victim has been identified as a 31 year-old Windsor woman.

Investigators have interviewed numerous witnesses and it is believed that the woman was in her residence in the University Avenue West apartment building during the evening hours of Saturday June 9. She was found deceased in her residence during the evening of June 10.

Officers from the Major Crimes Branch are actively investigating this case.

Photo by Ian Shalapata.

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