Busy week for Valley police

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November 28, 2014 at 11:42 am  •  Posted in News by  •  0 Comments

FLASHER IN ARNPRIOR

Police are on the lookout for a man who certainly isn’t shy. On November 19th police were called to a business on John Street in Arnprior after reports that a man had exposed himself to a customer in the foyer. OPP officers were unable to locate the man, and no description was provided.

THEFT AT NO-FRILLS

A man and a woman are facing charges after leaving No-Frills in Renfrew with a cart full of groceries and making no attempt to pay for the goods. At around 4:40 p.m. on November 18th the pair pushed their full grocery cart right out the door, but didn’t stop at a payment line. They loaded the groceries into their vehicle and left. Someone took down the licence plate number, the OPP were contacted, and the man and woman were tracked down and charged.

THIEVES HIT PARKED CARS

Parked cars continue to be the target of thieves in Pembroke as three more vehicles were broken into last week while parked on St. Anne Crescent, Isabella Street and Christie Street. Among the items stolen were sunglasses, tools, gloves, GPS and phone cables, and cash. Police are reminding people to lock unattended vehicles and remove valuables, or place them in the trunk out of sight.

GARAGES BROKEN INTO IN WHITE LAKE

A garage and a shed at two properties near White Lake were broken into last week. On November 16th someone broke into a garage on McLachlin Road, but nothing was stolen and no damage was done. One week later, on November 23rd someone entered a shed on Burnstown Road and stole a chainsaw, a chain, two axes, a toolbox, and a gas can. Investigations are ongoing into both incidents.

HISTORIC SEXUAL ASSAULT CHARGES

A 64-year-old Tay Valley Township man is facing charges in regards to an historic sexual assault investigation that dates back to 1993. Lanark County OPP have charged the man with sexual assault, sexual interference and invitation to sexual touching. The man has been released from custody and is to appear in Perth court in early January. The investigation continues.

VETERAN OFFICER CHARGED WITH SEXUAL ASSAULT

A veteran member of the OPP has been charged with sexual assault. Police began an investigation on Monday … and charged a 50-year-old officer on Wednesday. The 29-year OPP veteran was released on a Promise to Appear … and will be in Bancroft court in January. He has been suspended from duty with pay … and is not being named in order to protect the identity of the victim.

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