A 22-year-old Sarnia man faces several charges after a vehicle crashed through the gate of a compound Saturday. City police say the locked compound of a Confederation St. business was broken into and a pick-up truck taken that was then driven through the gate. Police say a male suspect was also involved in… Continue reading Truck Crashes Through Compound Gate
Mary Parkes cannot get her son back, but she has made a lifetime commitment to ending the cause of his death. For the last 14 years, Parkes has worked with Mothers Against Drunk Driving Sarnia-Lambton, raising awareness about the “totally preventable” tragedies that happen on local roadways. Her son Michael was the victim of… Continue reading Families and friends turn out for annual candlelight vigil
Attention volunteers!! We are hoping to have an information booth with the OPP at the Brigden Fair this year, but we need your help! We need volunteers for 3 – 4 hour shifts (or more if you like) on Oct. 10, 11, 12, and 13. For those who haven’t done this before, it’s a matter… Continue reading Brigden Fair Volunteers Needed Oct 10, 11, 12 and 13!!
A speeding drunk driver was fined $1,400 in Sarnia court on Wednesday based on a 20-year-old criminal record. The driver, 54, of Lambton Shores pleaded guilty to the June 9, 2014 charge of impaired driving. Court was told that on June 9 at 11:40 p.m. an OPP officer spotted the driver driving through two stop… Continue reading Lambton Shores man fined, given one-year driving ban
“Global Be(er) Responsible Day” – a great new ad from Budweiser on the importance of a plan to get home safely
A woman who believed she could stay out of trouble by riding an e-bike was still a disqualified driver and was jailed for 68 days on Monday. The 40 years old, of Petrolia, pleaded guilty in Sarnia court to driving while disqualified on Aug. 15, 2012 and on Sept. 8, 2013, along with failing to… Continue reading Petrolia woman, 40, gets jail time
You are invited to our upcoming next Thursday, September 25. Starting at 7:00 p.m. at the Point Edward Optimist Hall, 210 Monk Street (beside the Point Edward Arena), we will gather in remembrance of loved ones killed or injured by impaired driving. This annual event is truly at the heart of the work we do… Continue reading Candlelight Vigil
A 39-year-old Sarnia man is accused of speeding and driving drunk while disqualified with his six-month-old child in the back seat. Police say he was clocked at 118 km/h in an 80 km/h zone on Modeland Rd. Thursday morning around 7am. At the police station he registered one and a half times over the legal… Continue reading Drunk Driver Stopped With Infant In Car!!
Motorists who talk on cell phones, text or engage in other forms of distraction while driving will be easier to spot now that the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) is dedicating more police vehicles to enforce Ontario’s Distracted Driving legislation full-time. Ten unmarked police vehicles will take to the roads over the Labour Day Long Weekend… Continue reading OPP to make it more difficult for distracted drivers to hide Beginning labour day long weekend
On August 28, 2014 just before 12:00 a.m. Lambton Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) officers, were conducting a Reduce Impaired Driving Everywhere (R.I.D.E.) program on Lakeshore Road near Egremont Road. During this R.I.D.E. program, a Toyota vehicle, with two male occupants, stopped at the checkpoint as required. A subsequent investigation into findings of the OPP officers… Continue reading R.I.D.E. PROGRAM ARREST!