Fatal Collision On Hwy 138

(North Stormont) – On January 15, 2016 at approximately 7:42am, Stormont, Dundas & Glengarry (SD&G) Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) officers responded to a report of a single motor vehicle collision on Highway 138, North Stormont Township (south of McNeil Road).

Investigation indicated that a Jeep, driven by a 30-year-old male (lone occupant) from North Stormont Township was northbound when, for reasons under investigation, the vehicle left the roadway and collided with a hydro pole on the west side of the Highway. The driver was pronounced deceased at the scene.

SD&G OPP officers, assisted by OPP Technical Traffic Collision Investigators (TTCI) members continue the investigation. A section of Highway 138 between County Road 43 (Monkland) and McNeil Road had been closed to traffic but has since re-opened.



Ellroy BOISSONEAU – Drunk Driving

(LITTLE CURRENT, ON) – At 9:00 p.m., on Thursday, January 14, 2016, a member of the Manitoulin Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) conducted a traffic stop on Highway 6, at the Sheguiandah First Nation, Ontario. The driver was arrested after he failed the Approved Screening Device test for alcohol on the roadside.

As a result of this investigation, Ellroy BOISSONEAU, age 40 of Sagamok Anishnawbek First Nation, Ontario has been charged with impaired driving, and exceeding the legal limit of alcohol in his blood, contrary to section 253(1) (a) & 253(1) (b) of the Criminal Code of Canada, and care or control of a motor vehicle with liquor readily available, contrary to section 32(1) of the Liquor License Act of Ontario.

The accused is scheduled to appear at the Ontario Court of Justice in Wikwemikong on February 17, 2016.

The OPP is reminding motorists that there is no safe amount of alcohol consumption when driving. Anyone who suspects a driver is driving while impaired is urged to call police by dialing 9-1-1 immediately.


Michael REILLY – Drunk Driving

(Kaladar, ON)- On January 14, 2016 at 8:45 p.m. an officer with the Kaladar detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police stopped a pick-up truck for speeding on Highway 7 near Kaladar, Township of Addington Highlands.

The officer detected an odour of alcohol on the driver’s breath and also coming from within the vehicle. The officer seized open liquor from the vehicle.

The driver was given a roadside alcohol screening device test, failed and arrested for over 80 mgs.

He was taken to Kaladar detachment for further testing on the Intoxilyzer.

As a result of the investigation 22 year-old Michael REILLY of South Frontenac Township has been charged with operating a motor vehicle with over 80 mgs.

He was released on a Promise to Appear and is scheduled to attend Provincial Court in Napanee on February 9.


Mario LINKLATER – Drunk Driving

(IROQUOIS FALLS, ON) – On January 14, 2016, at approximately 1:05 p.m., the Iroquois Falls Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) received a report of a possible impaired driver.

The OPP located the pick-up truck on Cambridge Avenue in Iroquois Falls, ON.

The investigation revealed that, the driver, Mario LINKLATER, 36, from Matheson, ON, was arrested and charged with:

Driving While Ability Impaired by Alcohol – Motor Vehicle, section 253(1)(a) of the Criminal Code (CC).

Driving with more than 80 mgs of Alcohol in blood, section 253(1)(b) of the Criminal Code (CC).

The accused was released from Police custody and is to appear at the Ontario Court of Justice in Timmins on March 8, 2016.


Pervert Alert – Gary STILLMACK – Sexual Exploitation

(MARATHON, ON) –Members of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Manitouwadge Detachment, with the assistance of the North West Region Crime Unit, conducted a sexual assault investigation involving victims under the age of 16. Two separate events were reported to police, one on January 10, 2016 and a second on January 12, 2016. The incidents occurred between 1992 and 2015 in the Town of Manitouwadge.

As a result of the investigation, on January 13, 2016 the OPP arrested and charged a 73 year old male, Gary STILLMACK of Manitouwadge, Ontario with:

Two counts of Sexual Exploitation;

Sexual Assault on a Person Under 16 years of age; and

Sexual Interference with a person under 16 years of age contrary to the Criminal Code.

The male has been remanded into custody at the Thunder Bay District Jail and is to appear in the Ontario Court of Justice in Thunder Bay on January 15, 2016 to answer to these charges.

If you have any information with regard to this investigation, contact the OPP at 1-888-310-1122 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.


Two Charged With Human Trafficking

(CENTRAL HASTINGS, ON) – In September 2015 the Central Hastings Crime Unit of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) launched a Human Trafficking investigation into incidents that occurred in Central Hastings, Belleville and Kingston.

On January 11, 2016 investigators arrested Matthew COLE, 29 of Belleville, ON. He is charged with:

· Conspiracy to Commit the Indictable offence of Human Trafficking

· Human Trafficking (a person under 18)

· Procurement

He was released on a Promise to Appear and Officer-In-Charge Undertaking to appear in Ontario Court of Justice, Belleville on February 25, 2016.

On January 12, 2016 investigators arrested Travis ALTHOUSE, 28 of Cordova, ON. He is charged with:

• Conspiracy to Commit the Indictable offence of Human Trafficking

• Human Trafficking (a person under 18)

• Procurement (3 counts)

He appeared on January 13, 2016 and was remanded into custody to appear in the Ontario Court of Justice, Belleville today, January14, 2016, by video remand.

Human trafficking involves the recruitment, transportation, holding or concealing of persons for the purposes of exploitation, most typically in the sex industry. It involves the receiving of a financial or material benefit through the exploitation of that person. Procurement involves acquiring a person to become a prostitute and/or exercising control or influence over the movements of a person in a manner to compel them to engage in prostitution.

As the investigation continues, members of the Central Hastings OPP Crime Unit encourage anyone with information or concerns for the safety of any person relating to this investigation to call 613-473-4234 or OPP Communication Centre at 1-888-310-1122.


RIDE Check Leads to Stolen Property Seizure

(Deseronto, ON)- Officers with the Napanee detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police conducted a RIDE program yesterday afternoon in Deseronto.

At 2:50 p.m. officers checked a vehicle after detecting the odour of marihuana coming from within the vehicle.

The driver was arrested for possession of a controlled substance. Police also located approximately 50 lbs of stolen copper wire inside the vehicle.

23 year-old Richard TOTH of Deseronto faces charges of possession of a

controlled substance, obstruct police, and possession of stolen property.

Police are continuing their investigation and are attempting to locate the owner of the copper wire.

Anyone with information in relation to this incident is asked to contact the Napanee OPP or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or report anonymously online at


Bargain Shop Break In

(MUNICIPALITY OF MEAFORD, ON) – Between 12:03 a.m. on January 12th and 1:04 a.m. on January 13th, 2016, Grey County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) attended two break and enter audible alarms at The Bargain Shop located on Highway 26 just east of Meaford in the Municipality of Meaford.

Both times, culprit(s) forcibly gained entrance into the store taking with them a quantity of electronic devices (tablets and wrist bands).

Grey County OPP, with the assistance of the Grey County OPP Crime Unit, continue to investigate and ask anyone with information which may assist in identifying the person(s) responsible to contact the OPP at 1-888-310-1122.

The OPP urge residents to report any suspicious persons and or vehicles to police.

Should you wish to remain anonymous, you may call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), or submit a Web Tip to You may be eligible to receive a cash reward of up to $2,000.


OPP Officer Dies While On Duty

(ORILLIA, ON) – OPP Detective Constable Dave Herrington died while on duty this morning in Orillia. The OPP’s Criminal Investigation Branch is conducting a death investigation. Foul play is not suspected.

Detective Constable Herrington was a member of the OPP Physical Surveillance Unit under the Technical Support Branch with 25 years of service.

To respect the privacy of the family and the integrity of the investigation, the OPP cannot provide any further details on the loss at this time.

The OPP has offered its support and sent its condolences to the family, friends and colleagues.


14 Year Old Missing Female from Bancroft Area

(Bancroft, Ontario) – Police are seeking assistance from the public in locating a 14 year-old girl, reported missing to the Bancroft Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (O.P.P.) on the 10th of January 2016.

14 year-old Keirsten Greathouse was last seen during the evening hours on the 9th of January 2016, and discovered missing from her residence the following day. Though originally from the city of Belleville, Greathouse had recently moved to a residence near the community of Paudash, southwest of the town of Bancroft.

Greathouse is described as being 5 foot 8 inches tall (173cm) and 169 lbs (77kgs), has long auburn hair and blue eyes.

Police are asking anybody with information in regards to Greathouse’s whereabouts to please contact the Bancroft O.P.P. Detachment.