This fall – police want you to remain safe – and that means on our area lakes as well as our area roadways. This comes after members of the Killaloe OPP responded to a report of a capsized kayak at lake of the two Rivers – in Algonquin Provincial Part on Friday, October 12th. Police received the report at approximately 4:06pm and said that One of the two adult males in the kayak was able to safely swim to shore. The second male was located several feet from the shore, unresponsive. CPR efforts were conducted by witnesses and paramedics. However, the male was pronounced dead at the scene. The deceased has been identified as a 63 yr. old Thomas Chambers of Toronto – both males were wearing life jackets. The Office for the Chief Coroner of Ontario is leading this investigation, with the assistance of the Killaloe OPP. A post mortem has been scheduled. Police have deemed this incident as non-suspicious at this time.
And Pembroke/Renfrew County Crime Stoppers and the Renfrew Detachment of the OPP need your help to solve a break, enter and theft in McNab-BraesideTownship. Overnight on October 9th to sometime on October 10th a residence under construction on Mill Ridge Road in McNab-Braeside Township had a significant quantity of property stolen. Items a Makita compound mitre saw – three Dewalt cordless drill and driver – two Milwaukee hammer/impact drills – a Paslode framing nailer – a Stihl BR600 backpack blower – a Husqvarna Rancher 455 chainsaw – a Hoyt Carbon Element compound bow and two Yamaha FXR snowmobile helmets. Also taken was an assortment of liquor, hand tools and a Browning fishing rods and two Okuma fishing reels. Pembroke/Renfrew County Crime Stoppers believes that someone may have information that could assist police in solving this crime. If you have information you qualify for an award of up to $2,000.00 if charges are laid. Call Pembroke/Renfrew County Crime Stoppers at 735-8477 or toll free at 1-800-222-8477. You could help solve a crime. All tips remain anonymous and you will not have to attend court. Crime Stoppers does not subscribe to call display. The telephones are answered 24 hours a day. Please visit the website www.valleytips.ca.
The Upper Ottawa Valley OPP is reminding the public that damaging or removing election signs can lead to charges of mischief and theft under the Criminal Code. The reminder comes after two election signs, belonging to the same candidate, were reported stolen on October 13th and 14th…..in the City of Pembroke. According to the Canada Elections Act – it clearly states that “No person shall prevent or impair the transmission to the public of an election advertising message without the consent of a person with authority to authorize its transmission.” Police are asking that anyone with information regarding this incident to contact the Pembroke Detachment of the Upper Ottawa Valley OPP at 613-732-3332 or Pembroke/Renfrew County Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or at www.valleytips.ca.
AND IN SPORTS …
The national Jr A rankings are in for this week and the Carleton Place Canadians are up three spots in the national top-20. Last week … the Canadians sat at #19 … and this week thanks to another big win, they’ve jumped to #16. The only other CCHL team in the rankings is the Hawkesbury Hawks … who made a huge jump to #2 in the country … up 7 spots from last week.