NEWS – August 22, 2019

August 22, 2019 at 8:36 am  •  Posted in News by

Following the execution of a search warrant in Pembroke last week … two adults and a youth are now facing a list of charges in connection to drugs … cash … and stolen property. On August 15th … members of the Upper Ottawa Valley OPP Community Street Crime Unit … and the Emergency Response Team … acted on the warrant at a residence in the 1000 Block of Lea Street. As result of the investigation … a 17-year-old from Oshawa … and a 34-year-old Pembroke woman are looking at cocaine possession … possession of stolen property … and obstructing police. A 32-year-old Pembroke man is along facing cocaine possession charges. Both adults will be in Pembroke Court on October 1st … and the other accused will be in the Youth Division of Pembroke Court on October 3rd.

Pembroke Graffiti

Police are looking for the public’s help in finding whoever is responsible for spray painting graffiti on a building in Pembroke. It happened sometime between July and mid-August … and was on the rear retaining wall of a business in the 200 Block of Pembroke Street East. If you have any information that could help solve this act of mischief … you’re asked to call the Upper Ottawa Valley OPP … or Crime Stoppers.

The person responsible for vandalizing two deer statues at a park in Petawawa has been caught and charged by the Upper Ottawa Valley OPP. The investigation has been ongoing since the statues were severely damaged around Canada Day … at the park located at the corner of Murphy Road and Petawawa Boulevard. Police have charged a 15-year-old youth from Pembroke with one count of Mischief Over $5,000 … and the teen has been given a summons to appear at the Youth Division of the Ontario Court of Justice in Pembroke on September 19th.

AND … The City of Pembroke is holding a flood appreciation community BBQ for people who have been affected by flooding in the area … and it all happens today from 4 to 7:30 p.m. at the Waterfront’s Centenary Park. Everyone in attendance will get a free barbecued dinner … and you need to know this is a first-come first-served meal … while quantities last. So be sure to get there early.  There will also be live entertainment at the event. The City of Pembroke say that all staff and volunteers who gave their time and efforts to help the city and their neighbours during the state of emergency are invited to join as they will be recognizing all contributions at the Flood Appreciation Community Barbecue.

AND IN SPORTS …

In Greater Ottawa Fastball League play last night … Carp punched their ticket to the playoffs with a 7-5 win in a one-game showdown with West Carleton Electric. Curt Scurr’s two-run homer in the bottom of the seventh was the difference … after Fitzroy’s Neil Murphy hit a two-run single in the top half of the last inning to tie the game. Matt McNish had the pitching win for Carp … while Steve Cavanagh was tagged with the loss. Carp will now move onto the playoff round … expected to start next week.

Also last night … Micksburg downed Orleans 7-0 … behind the pitching of Joran Graham. Nick Bowman took the loss for Orleans … while Jared Steege (stay) had a homer for the Twins.

AND … The McNab-Braeside Ladies Fastball League has wrapped up another season … and the Valley Storm has won the “A” championship … as they downed the Kinburn Ladies 11-4 in the title game. For the “B” championship … Renfrew Pizzaria proved to be too much for Wicked … as they posted a big 32-12 win for the title. Both championship games were played at the John A Gilles Recreation Centre in Braeside.