RENFREW COUNTY – Arnprior’s Walter Zadow Public School was vandalized, one of 237 calls for service the Renfrew Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) attended to between July 13 and July 19.
Arnprior and Renfrew OPP constables investigated 10 domestic disputes during the past week.
One accused has been charged with one count of assault. One accused had been charged with fail to comply with undertaking.
“If you or someone you know is living in or involved in an abusive relationship help is available,” media relations officer Const. Helen Paterson released in a statement today (July 20). “Contact Bernadette McCann House 24/7 for support, advice or the safety of a shelter at 1-800-267-4930. The Women’s Sexual Assault Centre of Renfrew County is also available 24/7 for information and support at 1-800-663-3060. You could also attend the emergency department of any hospital in Renfrew County and ask to speak to a member of the Assault Response Team. Victim Services of Renfrew County is also available to provide emotional and practical assistance to people who have experienced domestic violence. They can be reached at 613-649-2852 or toll free at 1-877-568-5730. In emergencies call 911.”
On July 17, officers with the Renfrew OPP Detachment responded to a call to check on the well-being of a male. In an effort to locate the male, officers conducted patrols in the Town of Arnprior.
“A vehicle was located on Ottawa Street and pulled over for further investigation,” Paterson said. “As a result of the investigation, Stephen Larose, 67 of Arnprior, has been charged with impaired driving, and driving with blood alcohol concentration over 80. The accused was released on an undertaking and is scheduled to appear at the Ontario Court of Justice in Renfrew on Sept. 16.”
On July 18, officers with the Renfrew OPP Detachment were dispatched to a traffic complaint on Stone Road, Admaston-Bromley Township. The vehicle was located on Whelan Road and pulled over for further investigation. As a result of the investigation, Leim Martinell, of Admaston-Bromley Township, has been charged with impaired driving, driving with blood alcohol concentration over 80 and dangerous operation of a motor vehicle. The accused was released on an undertaking and is scheduled to appear at the Ontario Court of Justice in Renfrew on Sept. 16.
Sometime between the night of July 14, and July 15, Walter Zadow School in the Town of Arnprior was vandalized. The investigation is still continuing and anyone with information is asked to contact the Renfrew OPP.
On July 13, officers with the Renfrew OPP detachment were dispatched to Haley Road in the Town of Renfrew to assist Renfrew Paramedic Services with a combative male. As a result of the investigation Jayson Pearce, 50 of Renfrew, has been charged with utter threats and assault peace officer. The accused was released on an undertaking and is scheduled to appear at the Ontario Court of Justice in Renfrew on Sept. 16.
“Crime Stoppers Pembroke/Renfrew County believes that someone may have information that could assist police in solving these crimes,” Paterson said. “If you have information that results in charges being laid, you qualify for an award of up to $2,000.”
Call Pembroke/Renfrew County Crime Stoppers at 613-735-8477 or toll free at 1-800-222-8477. You could help solve a crime. All tips remain anonymous and you will not have to attend court. Crime Stoppers does not subscribe to call display. The telephones are answered 24 hours a day. Please visit the website www.valleytips.ca.