PRINCE EDWARD, ON) – Officers from the Prince Edward County Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to 112 calls for service during the past long weekend. Those calls were between Friday July 29th at 4 p.m. and Tuesday August 2nd at 8 a.m. Some of the types of investigations conducted included domestic disturbances, Liquor Licence Act calls, noise complaints, traffic complaints and subsequent enforcement and motor vehicle collisions. RIDE checks and bar patrols were also conducted throughout the community.
The following incidents resulted in criminal charges being laid by officers:
On July 29th, at approximately 8:20 p.m. officers were called to Prince Edward Drive in the Town of Wellington by a concerned citizen who witnessed a female leaving a licensed location intent on driving in her vehicle. Officers observed and stopped the vehicle, and upon investigation determined that the driver had been consuming alcohol. A roadside Screening Test was administered, which the driver failed. She was subsequently arrested and transported to detachment where she provided two samples of her breath directly into an approved instrument. Charged with Impaired Operation of a Motor vehicle is 70 year old Joan BOYD of Wellington.
She was released on a Promise to Appear. She is scheduled to appear in the Provincial Court of Justice in Picton on August 24th, 2016.
FAIL TO COMPLY
On August 1st around 7:41 p.m. officers were called to an apartment complex in Picton where it is alleged a male party was communicating with a former partner. A male has been arrested and charged with Failure to Comply with an OIC Undertaking. The male, whose name will not be released to protect the identity of the victim, has been held in custody for a Show Cause hearing today at the Provincial Court of Justice in Belleville.
ASSAULT WITH A WEAPON
On August 2nd, shortly before 1:00 a.m., officers were called to a disturbance at a group home in Ameliasburgh Ward where a young female was involved in a violent altercation with one of her care givers. The female, aged 15 years has been charged with Assault, Assault with a Weapon, Possession of a Weapon for a Dangerous Purpose, Uttering Threats, Mischief Under $5000 under the Criminal Code of Canada (CCC), and Failure to comply with a Sentence or Disposition Under the Youth Criminal Justice Act (YCJA). The female, whose name will not be released in accordance with the YCJA, has been held in custody pending a Show Cause hearing today at The Provincial Court of Justice in Belleville.