Assault with a weapon
The Ontario Provincial Police, Norfolk County Detachment charged a 28-year-old male and 48-year-old male after police investigated an incident on Hazen Road, North Walsingham. On Friday, November 3, at approximately 10:09 a.m., police were contacted by a citizen reporting an assault. Through the course of investigation, it was determined that two men engaged in a verbal altercation which then turned into a physical confrontation with one of the males producing an edged weapon. One of the men suffered non-life threatening injuries and was taken to a local area hospital for treatment. As a result, police charged 28-yearold Sean Johnson of Norfolk County, with assault with a weapon and possession of weapon for dangerous purpose. Charged with assault is 48-year-old Waylen Smith of Norfolk County. Both were scheduled to appear in Provincial Court, Simcoe at a later date to answer to the charges. who are trying to lead projects whether it’s transportation or buildings or what have you - that will lead to a reduction in green houses gases and that will create a repeatable-type project,” said Jay heaman, oxford’s manager of strategic initiatives. oxford is seeking funding for a list of projects that include a net zero waste management administrative building in south-west oxford, and Passivehouse retrofits to an empty building located at 75 graham st.in woodstock, 13 sander street in Tillsonburg and a new 35-unit social housing project at blossom Park.
Passivehouse is a construction County Detachment is investigating a fail to remain collision which occurred on Otterville Road just west of Springford in Norwich Township. On Thursday, November 2, at approximately 8:05 a.m., OPP were called to the collision, which had occurred shortly before police arrived. Through the course of investigation, it was determined that a vehicle was travelling eastbound on Otterville Road, when the driver left the roadway and struck a hydro guide wire which caused the hydro pole to break. The vehicle then reversed back onto the roadway and fled the scene at a high rate of speed. The vehicle was last observed eastbound on Otterville Road. The vehicle is described as a newer model, black in colour, four door Dodge Charger, with tinted windows, and will have front end damage. Any person with information regarding the person(s) responsible for this incident should immediately contact the Oxford County OPP at 1-888-3101122 or their nearest police authority. Should you wish to remain anonymous, you may call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or www.oxfordcrimestoppers.com, where you may be eligible to receive a cash reward of up to $2,000. concept that makes buildings energy efficient, comfortable and affordable by making efficient use of the sun, internal heat sources and heat recovery.
heaman said the fund provides 25 per cent of costs for projects that predate march 2016 and up to 50 per cent for future projects.
“in our case we are hoping to get a couple of Passivehouse social housing builds in place that provide a 80 to 90 per cent reduction in heating and cooling,” heaman said.
heaman said if oxford is successful with the projects, other municipalities would follow suit.
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Collision near Springford
Driving while suspsended
On November 1, at approximately 11 p.m., Oxford County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) stopped a 1991 Jeep being operated on Broadway in Tillsonburg by a suspended driver. The female driver, 42-year-old Carrie McKiernan of Zorra Township, was arrested for Driving while Suspended. During the investigation OPP located a quantity of suspected Opioids and drug paraphernalia inside the vehicle. The female has been charged with the following offences under the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act (CDSA) and The Highway Traffic Act (HTA): Possession of Schedule I Substance - Opioids, CDSA; Drive While Under Suspension, HTA; Fail To Use Lower Beam - Oncoming Traffic, HTA. She was released on a Promise to Appear and Undertaking before an Officer in Charge to attend Woodstock Court on a future date. The Ontario Provincial Police, Norfolk County detachment would funding wish list include the hodges Pond wetland restoration project and the woodstock wastewater Treatment Plant solar installation.
lynn dollin, president of the association of municipalities of ontario, described municipalities as being “on the front lines of the climate change fight.”
“ontario’s municipal governments are trying to meet new infrastructure demands, reduce greenhouse gas emissions and lead out communities through the transition away from carbon,” she said in an august release. “given all these responsibilities, amo welcomes helpful funding…” like to say thank you to all of the veterans that served our country, and commemorate the achievements and the sacrifices made by all those who served or currently serving Canada. “We live in a wonderful country, full of opportunities and freedoms that we often take for granted,” said Interim Detachment Commander Shawn Nash, Norfolk County OPP, in a media release. “You can be sure that Canadian Veterans do not take our situation for granted. Young men and women sacrificed everything they knew, including the comforts, love and safety of home in order to defend the rights and freedoms of others. Veterans know the price paid for our freedom and they want all Canadians to share in this understanding. “Now more than ever, they are passing the torch of remembrance to us, and all of the people of Canada to ensure that the memory of their efforts and sacrifices and the values they fought for will live on in all Canadians. “Even though many of us may not possess the actual memories, we owe it to those who have served to learn, to understand, and to appreciate the task they have undertaken.”
Time to pay our respects and remember