Renfrew OPP continue to investigate a break-in at the Arnprior landfill site on River Road in McNab-Braeside Township. On Monday, January 22nd, managers discovered that a door to the office had been pried open and items were stolen from inside. These include a Milwaukee Model M18 grease gun … a cordless drill … a Wild Game Industries trail camera … a propane heater and torch … a First Aid kit … and miscellaneous lubricants and cleaners. The pry bar used to break in was located and seized. Police say the break-in happened between 1 p.m. on Saturday, January 20th … and 6 a.m. on the 22nd. If you have any information you are asked to call the Renfrew OPP.
On January 20th … the Upper Ottawa Valley OPP responded to a call about a suspicious vehicle parked at a Pembroke business and officers ended up arresting two men who are now facing charges for drugs and stealing the vehicle. After finding the car parked on Paul Martin Drive officers found it had been stolen from the Sudbury area and once they confronted the two men … they were found to be in possession of cocaine … hydromorphone … and marijuana. They’ve also been charged to breach of probation and were held in custody pending a bail hearing.
Mississippi Mills council is giving local property owners who may be affected by proposed changes to the town’s Community Official Plan … a chance for one-on-one appointments to discuss the amendments. A planner will be available to answer any questions. Anyone who wishes to schedule an appointment is asked to contact the Town’s Building and Planning Clerk … Roxanne Sweeney … at 613-256-2064, ext. 260 … or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org. Appointments are being booked for Friday, February 9th at the Almonte Old Town Hall. If you’d like to see a copy of the current proposed Official Plan amendment … you can do so at the Mississippi Town Hall municipal building … or check it out online at www.mississippimills.ca.
AND IN SPORTS …
In the CCHL on the weekend, the Carleton Place Canadians showed why are the top-ranked Jr A team in the country as they posted back-to-back 4-0 shutouts over Pembroke and Cornwall. Jeremie Forget was in net for both shutouts … turning aside 44 shots. Tim Theocardis led the Canadians with a hat-trick against Cornwall … and Alex Vala had the game winner against the Lumber Kings. Pembroke bounced back on Sunday afternoon … as Jacob Kamps scored just over two minutes into overtime giving the Lumber Kings a 2-1 win over Kanata. Connor Warnholtz scored the tying goal with five minutes to go in the third period … before Kamps sealed the deal in OT. But the game’s number one star was Pembroke goalie Jake Smith … who stopped 39 shots.
In the CCHL-2 … the Whitewater Kings split their weekend games … losing 7-0 to Westport on Saturday night … but they bounced back Sunday with a 5-4 win over Winchester. Quinn Vanhoof led the Kings with a hat-trick … while Peter White notched the game winner. Jonathan Ready also found the net for Whitewater … while Kevin Proulx got the win in goal … turning away 26 shots.. The Renfrew Timberwolves had one game … and dropped a 5-4 overtime decision to Alexandria. Connor Noonan led the ‘Wolves with a pair of goals and an assist … while Bailey Hein chipped in with three helpers. Dane Brumm (broom) stopped 39 shots … but took the loss.
AND … the Arnprior Packers lost their only game … falling 6-4 to Richmond. Matt Turnbull … Danny Johnson … Trent Harris … and Hunter Halliday scored for the Packers.