Arrested for Over 80
A police officer on duty Saturday september 24, 2016 in Bancroft witnessed a near collision at the intersection of Hastings Street North and Snow Road.
It happened at 9:50 a.m. Officers took the driver into custody.
Jackie Bruce, 54, of Bancroft is charged with driving with more than 80 mg of blood alcohol. Her court dates is Oct. 18.
Eight criminal charges out of 177 service calls
During the two weeks from the September 12 to 25, 2016, officers with the Bancroft Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to 177 calls for service. These investigations included three 911 calls, four alarm calls, an ambulance assist, three animal complaints, four assaults, two attempt or threat of suicide, five breach of conditions, a disturb the peace, 11 domestic disputes, drug offences, four family disputes, fraud complaints, harassments, mental health act calls, four mischiefs, two missing persons who were located, neighbour disputes, noise complaints, 23 police assistance calls, 10 police information calls, five prevent breach of the peace, four property related calls, two sexual assaults, stolen vehicle, sudden death investigation, seven threats calls, 17traffic complaints, traffic hazards, trespassing calls, trouble with youth, weapons calls and other police related calls for service.
Eight criminal code charges were laid as a result of those investigations.
Officers also responded to six motor vehicle collisions; one involved a vehicle striking a deer.
Officers conducted 14 R.I.D.E. programs in the areas, resulting in two hundred and 202 vehicles being assessed for drivers who had been consuming alcohol.
During that same period, officers laid 29 Provincial Offence Notices, including 12 charges for speeding. There were also 12 seatbelt related charges – ten related to drivers, and two for children who were not fastened in. There were also tickets laid for unnecessary noise, no licence, failing to surrender licence, intoxicated in a public place, improper left turn and other highway traffic act offences.
99 calls for service within a week includes assaults, drugs, fraud investigations, weapons calls
During the week of the September 5 to 11, 2016, officers with the Bancroft Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to 99 calls for service. These investigations included five alarm calls, two assaults, break and enter complaints, dangerous conditions, three drug offences, four frauds, two impaired/over 80 drivers, four mischief complaints, neighbour disputes, noise complaints, 12 police assistance calls, six thefts, nine traffic complaints, trespassing, trouble with youth, weapons calls and other police related calls for service.
Four criminal code charges were laid as a result of those investigations.
Officers also responded to seven motor vehicle collisions, one where a driver swerved to miss a deer.
Officers conducted fiveR.I.D.E. programs in the areas, resulting in 76 vehicles assessed for drivers who had been consuming alcohol.
During that same period, officers laid 17 Provincial Offence Notices, including 11 charges for speeding, one for fail to properly wear seatbelt, insurance related charges and other highway traffic act offences.