Local police briefs: Driver rolls SUV

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Driver rolls SUV

Police responded to a single vehicle rollover just after 6 a.m. on Aug. 11 along Highway 24 East, Woodhouse.

Police say the vehicle was travelling on Norfolk County Highway 24 East when the driver lost control resulting in the vehicle rolling several times. The driver was transported to hospital by paramedics to be treated for minor injuries.

As a result, a 20-year-old Norfolk County man has been charged with operation while impaired – alcohol and drugs, operation while impaired – blood alcohol concentration 80 plus, and novice driver – blood alcohol concentration above zero.

Wallet stolen, credit card used

A wallet was stolen from an unlocked vehicle on Thomson Road, Simcoe, in the early hours of Aug. 9.

The stolen credit cards in the wallet were later used at businesses in Simcoe. Police are hoping to obtain security footage to identify those responsible.

Unlocked vehicle stolen

An unlocked vehicle was stolen from a Norfolk County Road 28, Houghton, address in the early hours of Aug. 9.

Police say the pickup truck was left unlocked and the keys were inside the ignition.

The stolen vehicle is described as a white coloured, 2005, GMC Sierra Duramax Diesel 2500 pickup truck with 35 inch tires, black rims, chrome running boards, white tow mirrors and a vinyl tonneau cover.

Tools stolen in break and enter

Police are investigating a break and enter at an address on Simcoe Street outside Tillsonburg.

Several storage containers and a warehouse on the property were entered. Multiple power tools and chop saws were removed.

Officers found several of the stolen items in a nearby corn field.

The suspects were captured on surveillance cameras. The footage is being reviewed in an attempt to identify those responsible.


Door damaged

A 40-year-old Norfolk man has been charged with mischief under $5,000 after damaging a door at a Rolph Street South, Woodhouse, address.


Sea-doo complaint leads to charges

A 17-year-old of Cambridge teen has been charged after a concerned resident put in a complaint regarding an unsafe vessel on Lake Erie near Long Point Bay.

The complaint mentioned that an operator of a personal water craft approached another vessel on the water almost causing a collision at which time police were contacted.

As a result the teen has been charged with operating vessel in a careless manner, without due care and attention or without reasonable consideration for other persons contrary to the Canada Shipping Act.


Wanted person taken into custody

A 28-year-old Tillsonburg man has been charged after police stopped his vehicle on Colborne Street South, Simcoe.

Police say the vehicle attracted an officer’s attention and it was stopped for an investigation on Aug. 11 around 4:22 p.m.

Through the investigation it was alleged the driver was in possession of items that were stolen from a previous break and enter in the Oxford County area.

As a result, he has been charged with possession property obtained by crime under $5,000, driving while under suspension, use, deals, acts of a forged document, and fail to comply with probation order.


Licence plate stolen

The rear licence plate of a vehicle parked in a driveway along McNab Street West, Port Dover, was stolen at some point between Aug. 10 and 12.

The OPP is urging all vehicle owners to check their vehicles on a regular basis to ensure that both of their licence plates are still attached to their vehicles.