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submitted to EFP The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) is investigating a fail to remain motor vehicle collision that occurred on Thursday January 12, 2017 at approximately 9:00 p.m. A teenaged girl received minor injuries when she was struck by a vehicle in the 300 block of St. Peter Street in the Town of Belle River […]

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submitted to EFP The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) in Essex have arrested one man in connection with a break enter and theft that occurred on January 4, 2016 on Steven Court in Essex, Ontario. Joshua ERDODI, age 29 of Essex, Ontario has been arrested and charged with the following offences in relation to this incident: […]

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submitted to EFP On January 4, 2017 at approximately 1:00 a.m., members of the Essex County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a break and enter in the 100 block of Steven Court, Viscount Estates, in the town of Essex, Ontario.  Disguised suspects entered a home brandishing weapons before confronting the residents and demanding money. […]

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by Sylene Argent For a decade, members of the Essex & Community Historical Research Society (ECHRS) have work to promote and preserve the area’s rich past. On Thursday afternoon, current members of the club opened the doors to the old Carnegie Library, the Society’s facility, to host a celebratory open house. The event offered interested […]

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submitted to EFP The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) in Essex County is reminding motorists and passengers to “Lock it OR lose it” when it comes to their vehicles and valuables as part of the Ontario Association of Chiefs of Police’s (OACP) annual Lock It OR Lose It campaign. Ontario police services are launching this year’s […]

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submitted to EFP Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) in Essex is investigating the sudden death of an adult female found in a residence in Colchester South Township. Police were called to the home at approximately 10:00 a.m. on December 4, 2016 and will remain on scene pending the completion of a Post Mortem Examination. On Tuesday, […]

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submitted to EFP On Sunday October 30, 2016 (devil’s night) between the hours of 6:00 p.m. and 9:00 p.m. a mischief occurred at the Pelee Island Winery in Kingsville in the vicinity of the Chrysler Canada Greenway. The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) is asking for the public’s assistance in solving this crime. If any member […]

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submitted to EFP The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Essex County Crime Unit is investigating a mischief to property on Bevel Line in Leamington, Ontario. Sometime overnight on October 29, 2016, suspect(s) painted derogatory words and symbols, defacing three signs erected on the recently purchased land designated to be the future home of the Caldwell First […]

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Be Safe – Be Seen submitted to EFP Halloween is a greatly anticipated tradition but the excitement of the night can cause some children to forget to be careful.  Safety should start before children go out on Halloween night. Essex County OPP offers the following safety tips for children, parents/guardians and motorists. Children: ·        Halloween […]

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submitted to EFP (LAKESHORE, ON) – On October 13, 2016 at approximately 7:00 p.m., the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) in Lakeshore responded to a break and enter occurrence in the 300 block of Talbot Road in Maidstone. Sometime between 7:00 a.m. and 6:30 p.m., suspect(s) forcibly entered the residence and removed a number of rifles […]

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