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Shelburne man charged with impaired driving over weekend

October 25, 2018   ·   0 Comments

During the very early hours on Saturday October 20th, as a result of suspicious driving behavior, a Shelburne Police officer stopped and investigated the driver of an SUV, shortly after leaving a local bar.

A roadside investigation ensued, which resulted in the driver being arrested for impaired operation of a motor vehicle.

The driver was returned to the Shelburne Police Station for breath tests, which indicated he had more than the legal limit of alcohol in his system.

As a result, 25 year old Dalton Treble of Shelburne has been charged with charged with operate motor vehicle with more than 80mgs of alcohol in 100mls of blood., driving without proper headlights, and several document offences.  His driver’s license was suspended for 90 days, and the vehicle was impounded for 7 days.

The accused was released on a Promise to Appear with a first appearance court date in early November to answer to the allegations.

If anyone has any information in relation to this case or any other matter, they are encouraged to contact the Shelburne Police Service at 519-925-3312 or anonymously through Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or online at www.crimestopperssdm.com.

Award offered for information

The Government of the Province of Ontario is offering a total reward of $50,000 for new information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person(s) responsible for the death of Dominik ADAMEK.

In the early morning hours of May 5, 2018, Dominik ADAMEK was walking along County 53 (Wilson Road) Springwater Township just north of Barrie, Ontario, between 4:00 a.m. and 5:45 a.m.  He was hit by a northbound vehicle and killed. Police believe the driver knew ADAMEK had been struck.  Foul play cannot be ruled out.

Police have determined a dark Grey 2011-2013 Toyota Corolla was the involved motor vehicle. The vehicle sustained significant damage to the passenger side headlight, passenger side front bumper and passenger side door and window.

Investigators urge any person with information regarding the person(s) responsible for the death of Dominik ADAMEK to immediately contact the Criminal Investigation Services of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) at 1-888-310-1122 or (705) 329-6111, or their nearest police authority. Further information of this case is available on the OPP website address:www.opp.ca

Should you wish to remain anonymous, you may call Crimestoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), where you may be eligible to receive a cash reward of up to $2,000.

10 Halloween tips

Halloween can be an exciting time for children and with the distraction of candy and costumes, safety rules can easily be forgotten. There will be lots of little ghouls, goblins and ghosts out on the streets tonight and here’s how you can take extra care.

1. Children under the age of nine should be accompanied by an adult or responsible older child since they may lack the developmental skills to cross the street on their own.

2. Teach your child to stop at the curb, look left, right and left again, and to listen for oncoming traffic.

3. Choose face paint instead of masks.

4. Always cross at crosswalks, street corners or intersections – it’s unsafe to cross between parked cars or other obstacles.

5. Stay on the sidewalk when walking from house to house, and if there is no sidewalk, walk beside the road, facing traffic so drivers can see you.

6. Drive slowly in residential areas where children are more likely to be trick-ortreating.

7. Watch out for kids, many of who will be wearing costumes that limit their vision.

8. Reduce distractions, such as cellphones or loud music, and stay alert.

9. Children should wear costumes with bright fabrics or reflective material and carrying a flashlight.

10. Trick-or-treat in familiar areas that are well lit.

         

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