The Upper Ottawa Valley OPP have arrested and charged a Pembroke woman in connection to a November break-in at a Mary Street residence. Sometime overnight between November 14th and 15th … the Pembroke home was entered while the homeowners were sleeping. A laptop … cellphones … and a purse and wallet with cash were among the items stolen. Following an investigation … a 31-year-old woman has been charged with possession of stolen property … fraud … and two counts of breach of probation. She will be back in court on February 6th to face the charges.
Police and Pembroke/Renfrew County Crime Stoppers are looking for the public’s help in solving a break, enter and theft in Laurentian Valley Township. Sometime between January 4th and 20th … someone broke into a seasonal residence and several outbuildings on Lubitz Road. Three generators and an off-road motorbike were stolen. The generators were a red Kawasaki 5500-watt … a 2500-wat red Honda … and a yellow 1500-watt. The motorbike was a Honda 125. If you have any information on this crime … you’re asked to call the Upper Ottawa Valley OPP … or Crime Stoppers.
It’s winter carnival season … and as a way to beat the winter blues, the 2018 Braeside carnival is set for this Saturday February 3rd. The all-day event kicks off with an all-you-can-eat shanty breakfast at 7 a.m. and is followed by kids’ games and prizes a show from Little Ray’s Reptiles … public skating … music and many other fun events. The highlight is once again expected to be the men’s cake-baking and silent auction. Admission is free to all the events. For more information … contact the McNab-Braeside recreation department … or check out the schedule online at mcnabbraeside.com
AND IN SPORTS …
In the CCHL-2 tonight … the Whitewater Kings are back in action … playing their fifth game in the last seven days. The Kings are on the road tonight … heading to Brockville to face the Tikis for an 8 o’clock start. AND … still with the Kings … forward Jacob McIntyre was named the league’s first star of the week … as he scored three times and had seven points in leading Whitewater to three wins. He’s tied for the team lead in points … with 59 in 44 games … and sits 10th in league scoring.
For more on the CCHL and CCHL-2 … and all things hockey … stay tuned to Valley Heritage Radio this afternoon for Rink Wrap … our hockey talk show. Hosts Geoff Patterson and Adam Noack will bring you up to speed on everything happening on rinks around the Valley and beyond. The show begins right after the 5 o’clock news and runs until 6 p.m. Tonight’s guests will be Renfrew Timberwolves defencemen Ty Gauthier and Festival of Outdoor Rinks Festival Co-ordinator Maria Mayville.