The province’s Special Investigations Unit is investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of an 87-year-old Clayton woman on November 11th. The SIU is reporting that the woman was attending the Remembrance Day ceremonies in Clayton and around noon she went into medical distress. An OPP officer who was in attendance commenced CPR on the woman and administered naloxone to her. Naloxone is used primarily to treat opioid drug overdoses. The woman was transported to hospital where she was pronounced dead. At this time, two investigators have been assigned to this incident. The SIU is urging anyone who may have information about this investigation to contact the lead investigator at 1-800-787-8529. The Unit is also urging anyone who may have any video evidence related to this incident to upload that video through the SIU website.
Police are looking for the person who stole a car from a driveway in Arnprior on November 3rd. The OPP are reporting that a white 2005 Acura was stolen from a home on Edey Street sometime between 2 and 9:30 a.m. on Saturday the 3rd and it had Ontario licence BSZF 147 on it at the time. The vehicle is also reported to have a noisy muffler and several drills inside. Anyone with information is asked to call police … or Crime Stoppers.
The first of two free flu shot clinics in the Valley this week is set for today in Deep River at the library. That clinic runs from 3 to 6 p.m. Then, tomorrow, there’s another at the Pembroke Legion from 2 to 6. Please note, both of these clinics are by appointment only, so you need to call ahead to book a spot. The Renfrew County & District Health Unit is offering free flu shot clinics around the Ottawa Valley this month … so for more information … or to find out when the flu clinic closest to you is happening … visit www.rcdhu.com or call the Health Info Line at 613-735-8666. You can also use that number to book your appointment.
AND IN SPORTS …
The national Jr A rankings are in for this week and a CCHL team is the #3 ranked squad in the nation with the Brockville Braves continuing to hold on to that spot. Two weeks ago, they were the top team in Canada. The Carleton Place Canadians made a jump in this week’s national top-20 as they climb four spots this week … to sit at #11. And there’s one other CCHL team on the list, as the Hawkesbury Hawks slipped to #14, dipping four spots from last week.