NEWS – April 17, 2018

April 17, 2018 at 12:11 pm  •  Posted in News by  •  0 Comments

Pembroke/Renfrew County Crime Stoppers  and the Renfrew OPP are looking for the public’s help in solving the theft of a car in McNab-Braeside Township. Sometime overnight between April 12th and 13th  a 2009 Mazda 3 was stolen from a property on River Road. The car is a four-door and is black in colour with the Ontario licence plate number BRSY 489. If you have any information on this theft, you are asked to call Crime Stoppers or the local OPP detachment to share any details you may have.

Arnprior and Renfrew OPP officers investigated seven domestic disputes during the past week. One male was charged with criminal harassment and six counts of failing to comply with direction in a detention order, another male was charged with two counts each of assault with a weapon, assault and domestic mischief and a female was charged with assault and two counts of failing to comply with a probation order. No other criminal offences were alleged. If you or someone you know is living in or involved in an abusive relationship help is available. Contact Bernadette McCann House 24/7 for support … advice … or the safety of a shelter at 1-800-267-4930. The Women’s Sexual Assault Centre of Renfrew County is also available 24/7 for information and support at 1-800-663-3060. You could also attend the emergency department of any hospital in Renfrew County and ask to speak to a member of the Assault Response Team. In emergencies call 9-1-1.

Canadian Blood Services says there is a critical need for donations and every 60 seconds, someone in Canada needs blood. So if you’re interested in rolling up your sleeve and giving the Gift of Life there is a clinic today at the Germania Club from 1 to 4 p.m., and again from 5:30 to 7:30. Drop-ins are always accepted but you are encouraged to make an appointment by visiting … or 1-888-2-DONATE.


The Carleton Place Canadians find themselves in a difficult spot in the CCHL finals  having lost three games in a row, something that didn’t happen to them for the entire season. But the Ottawa Jr Senators have put the nation’s #2 ranked team in a hole in the best-of-seven series … thanks to three straight wins including the last two in overtime. Ottawa won the opener 2-1 Friday night in Carleton Place … and then picked up a 3-2 OT win on Saturday at home. Last night, Tim Theocharidis scored in the second period to tie the game for the Canadians but Owen Guy found the net 12 minutes into the extra period for a 2-1 Ottawa win … and 3-0 stranglehold on the series. Game 4 is set for tomorrow night at the Jim Durrell Arena in Ottawa.

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