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Renfrew Home Invasion

Posted By: Ashley Thomson · 12/11/2014 4:57:00 AM

Renfrew OPP have released sketches of a suspect wanted following an alleged home invasion in Renfrew.

On November 20th around 8:20PM officers responded to a break and enter at a home on Dominion Street. It's alleged unknown suspects entered the home through a side door, threatened and assaulted the adult in the home.

The two suspects also fled with an undisclosed quantity of cash.

Log on to star 96 dot ca to view the sketches of the suspects, and if you know anything about the incident contact police or crime stoppers.

Members of 3RCR Arrive Home From Poland

Posted By: Ashley Thomson · 12/10/2014 11:16:00 AM

Members of 3 RCR are arriving home from Europe tonight.

Approximately 100 soldiers from the 3rd Battalion, The Royal Canadian Regiment will arrive in Petawawa wrapping up their deployment on Operation Reassurance.

Operation Reassurance refers to the military activities undertaken by the Canadian Armed Forces to support NATO reassurance measures through the provision of military capabilities for training, exercises, demonstrations and assigned NATO tasks.

OPP Arrest 2 Men in Relation to Armed Robberies

Posted By: Ashley Thomson · 12/7/2014 6:06:00 AM

Killaloe OPP have arrested 2 men in relation to armed robberies in both Pembroke and Eganville.

24 year old Darrin Chalmers of Pembroke has been charged in relation to the armed robbery at Conways Pharmacy in Eganville, Thursday night.

He's facing several Possession Charges, Disguise with Intent, Robbery with a Weapon, Theft, Uttering Threats and Failing to Comply with Probation Orders.

Meanwhile 28 year old Kyle Peplinski of Toronto was arrested in relation to an armed robbery at Mac's Milk in Pembroke that happened on November 19th. He's charged with Disguise with Intent, Robbery with a Firearm, Using a Firearm While Attempting to Commit and Offence and more.

Both men have been remanded into custody.

Armed Robbery In Eganville

Posted By: Ashley Thomson · 12/6/2014 6:40:00 AM

Killaloe OPP are investigating an armed robbery at Conway's Drug Store in Eganville.

On Thursday around 5:20 in the evening a man with a weapon fled the scene with an undisclosed amount of drugs.

He's described as white, 5-foot-10 inches to 5-foot-11 inches, with skinny build. He was wearing a red ball cap, dark hooded sweater, and a pair of loose fitted grey jogging pants. The male was described to have short dark hair and a possible gash above the left eye.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Killaloe OPP or Crimestoppers.

Cobden Pharmacy Robbed

Posted By: Carrie-Ann Tantalo · 11/28/2014 6:14:00 AM

The Renfrew Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police is investigating a robbery at Conway’s Pharmacy in Cobden.  A lone man entered the store at approximately 5:20pm on Thursday November 27.  The man was armed with an edged weapon and demanded narcotics.  He fled the store with a quantity of stolen drugs.  He's described as: white, english speaking, approx 5 feet 10 to 11 inches tall, with a slim build. He was wearing gray jogging pants, a long sleeve gray hoodie,and a red ball cap.

Anyone with information on this crime is asked to call the Renfrew OPP

Investigation Underway into Armed Robbery in Renfrew

Posted By: Ashley Thomson · 11/23/2014 6:44:00 AM

Renfrew OPP are currently investigating an armed robbery at Aikenhead's Drug Store in Renfrew.

At roughly 7 o'clock Friday night an armed man entered the drug store and demanded narcotics.

He fled the scene with prescription narcotics.

The suspect is described at white, 5 foot 10 with a skinny build. He was wearing a red ball cap, dark hooded sweater and a pair of baggy blue jeans. He also had shorter shaggy dirty blond hair.

Anyone with information on the incident is asked to call police.

Drug charges laid in Pembroke

Posted By: Brian Burton · 11/21/2014 6:31:00 PM
On the 19th of November 2014, members of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Organized Crime Enforcement Bureau - Drug Enforcement Unit (DEU) - Project Paradigm, Members of the Upper Ottawa Valley OPP and the OPP Emergency Response Team (ERT) executed a Controlled Drugs and Substances Act (CDSA) search warrant at a residence in the City of Pembroke resulting in the seizure of cannabis marihuana and codeine pills.
5 People were arrested and charged:
Dakota LECLAIRE (21yrs- Pembroke) is charged with of Possession for the purpose of trafficking in a schedule II substance - cannabis marihuana and Possession for thePpurpose of Trafficking in a Schedule I Substance (codeine). He was released on a recognizance of bail to appear in the Ontario Court of Justice, Pembroke.
Richard MIREAULT (51yrs - Pembroke) is charged with 2 Counts of Trafficking in a Schedule I Substance (methamphetamine) and Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking in a Schedule ...

Robbery at Mac's Milk

Posted By: Brian Burton · 11/20/2014 4:09:00 PM
The Pembroke Detachment of the Upper Ottawa Valley Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) is currently investigating an armed robbery that was reported on Wednesday the 19th of November at Mac’s Milk on Pembroke St. West in the City of Pembroke.
Investigated revealed that at approximately 1:28 am, a lone male entered the business.    The male threatened the store employee and demanded cash.  The male left without obtaining any money.  No one was injured.  Constable Jamie Holt is the investigating officer.  The investigation is continuing.
If anyone has any information concerning this crime please contact the Upper Ottawa Valley OPP at 613 732-3332, or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.
Crime Stoppers Pembroke/Renfrew County believes that someone may have information that could assist police in solving these crimes.  If you have information on any of these criminal offences that results in charges being laid, you qualify for an award of up to $2,000.00.  Call ...

Arrest made in Violent Break & Enter

Posted By: Brian Burton · 11/20/2014 4:06:00 PM
 On the 16th of November at approximately 10:00 pm the Upper Ottawa Valley Detachment of the OPP was advised of a break enter and robbery with violence. The victim answered the door, and a male forced his way into the residence and assaulted the elderly female resident.  The victim was transported to hospital.  Members of the Upper Ottawa Valley Detachment as well as the Upper Ottawa Valley Crime Unit, ERT, K9 and Identification Unit attended the scene to investigate. 
As a result of the investigation 19 year old Codie Dufault of the Twp. of Whitewater Region has been charged with the following: • Disguise with Intent • Uttering Threats - Cause death or Bodily Harm • Assault • Forcible Confinement • Fail to Comply with Probation Order • Firearm - Use while committing offence • Robbery with Intent • Break, Enter dwelling house - commit indictable offence • Fail to Comply with Conditions of Undertaking Given by Officer in ...

Missing Person Body Found

Posted By: Brian Burton · 11/20/2014 4:00:00 PM
On the 18th of November the Upper Ottawa Valley Detachment of the OPP was advised of a missing person, 62 year old Randy Clouthier.
Mr. Clouthier was located deceased with his vehicle off Hunt Camp Lane in North Frontenac Township. on the 19th of November. 
A post mortem is to be conducted on the 21st of November.
The investigation is continuing.