RENFREW COUNTY – Renfrew County has caught the spirit of the season it appears as the Renfrew Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) investigated 207 calls for service between Dec. 7 and Dec. 13.
Arnprior and Renfrew officers investigated nine domestic disputes during the past week.
“If you or someone you know is living in or involved in an abusive relationship help is available,” OPP media relations officer Tina Hunt released in a statement yesterday (Dec. 14). “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 Dec. 10, an officer with the Renfrew OPP Detachment was conducting traffic enforcement in the Town of Arnprior. As a result of a traffic stop, Matthew Dupuis, 23 of McNab-Braeside Township 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 Jan. 6, 2021,
On Dec. 12, officers with the Renfrew OPP Detachment were conducting a R.I.D.E (Reduce Impaired Driving Everywhere) check in the Town of Arnprior. As a result of a traffic stop, Michael Woloschuk, 41 of Rockland, has been charged with 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 Jan. 6, 2021.
“With the holiday season upon us the Renfrew OPP would like to remind the public to drive sober and arrive alive,” Hunt said. “Officers will be out conducting Festive R.I.D.E checks throughout the holiday season.”
Crime Stoppers Pembroke/Renfrew County believes that someone may have information that could assist police in solving these crimes. 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.