RENFREW COUNTY – A McNab-Braeside man is facing drug charges after a traffic stop in Arnprior is just one of 237 service calls for the Renfrew County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) between Dec. 14 and Dec. 20
Arnprior and Renfrew officers investigated nine domestic disputes during the past week. One accused was charged with failure to comply with release order.
“If you or someone you know is living in or involved in an abusive relationship help is available,” OPP media relations officer Const. Tina Hunt released in a statement today (Dec. 21). “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. 19, officers with the Renfrew OPP were conducting traffic enforcement in the Town of Arnprior.
“As a result of a traffic stop, Konner Fraser, 24 of McNab-Braeside Township, has been charged with failure to comply with undertaking and possession of a schedule one substance believed to be methamphetamine,” Hunt said. “The accused was released on an Undertaking and is scheduled to appear at the Ontario Court of Justice in Renfrew on Jan. 5, 2021.”
On Dec. 20, an officer with the Renfrew OPP was conducting traffic enforcement in the Township of Horton.
“As a result of a traffic stop, John Eady, 56 of the Township of Horton, has been charged with operation while prohibited under the criminal code,” Hunt said. “The accused was released on an appearance notice and is scheduled to appear at the Ontario Court of Justice in Renfrew on Jan. 20, 2021.”
The OPP 2020 Festive R.I.D.E. (Reduce Impaired Driving Everywhere) campaign commenced on Nov. 21 and will continue until Jan. 2, 2021.
“During the week of Dec. 14 to Dec. 20, officers from the Renfrew Detachment of the OPP conducted 43 RIDE checks throughout the detachment area,” Hunt said. “No impaired driving or over 80 mg charges were reported as a result of the RIDE campaign.”
More than 1,000 vehicles were checked during the R.I.D.E checks.
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.