By Bancroft OPP
During the week of the 07 of August 2017 through to the 13 of August 2017, officers with the Bancroft Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to one hundred and six (106) calls for service.
These investigations included an animal complaint, five (5) assaults, two (2) attempt or threat of suicide, break and enter, bail violations, two (2) disturb the peace, two (2) domestic disputes, three (3) drug offences, three (3) family disputes, fraud, two (2) liquor license act, three (3) marine, two (2) mental health act, mischief, two (2) missing persons, missing person located, four (4) neighbour disputes, two (2) noise complaints, seven (7) 911 calls – non emergency, thirteen (13) police assistance, two (2) prevent breach of peace, suspicious person, three (3) thefts, two (2) threats, twelve (12) traffic complaints, three (3) traffic enforcements, trespass by night, trespass to property act, unwanted person, warrants, weapons and other police related calls for service.
Fourteen (14) criminal charges were laid as a result of the drug offence, bail violation, disturb the peace, and two (2) domestic assaults investigations.
Officers also conducted seven (7) R.I.D.E. programs throughout the detachment area to check on driver’s sobriety and responded to eleven (11) motor vehicle collisions (MVC) where four (4) were involved in striking deer.
During that same period, officers laid twenty six (26) Provincial Offence Notices. Ten (10) related to speeding, three (3) Operate non-human powered pleasure craft without PFD or life jacket on board, five (5) having liquor in open container in other than licenced premises, residence, or private place; follow to closely, driver – fail to properly wear seat belt, fail to provide required document – driver, person under 19 years having liquor, two (2) being intoxicated in a public place, pass – roadway not clear (overtaking traffic), and disobey stop sign – fail to stop.