Shoplifting

Espanola Police Service
Media Release

Since March 15th, 2017, the Espanola Police Service have responded to three separate shoplifting occurrences at a local grocery store, charging 4 individuals with Theft under $5000.00.

Impaired Driving

Espanola Police Service
Media Release

On March 15th, 2017 at approximately 5:45 pm Espanola Police Service received information regarding a possible impaired driver leaving the Elks Hall.  An Officer attended the area and observed the suspect vehicle in the parking lot, and then observed the vehicle leaving the parking lot.  The vehicle was stopped for investigation, and while the officer was speaking to the driver she detected the smell of an alcoholic beverage on his breath, and administered a roadside screening device which registered a “Fail”.  Subsequent samples of his breath at the police station revealed that his blood alcohol content was 150 mg of alcohol in 100ml of blood, which is almost twice the legal limit of 80 mg. 

Utter Threats, Weapons Dangerous

Espanola Police Service
Media Release

On March 13th, 2017 at 7:27 pm Espanola Police received a 911 call from a male reporting that he had just been threatened by another male with a metal bar, and the suspect had then left the scene in a vehicle.  Officers immediately attended the area and located the suspect vehicle, and took the male involved into custody and located the metal bar used in the incident.

Shoplifting

Espanola Police Service
Media Release

Since February 19, 2017, the Espanola Police Service have responded to three separate shoplifting occurrences at a local grocery store, charging 4 individuals with theft under $5000.00.

Assault

Espanola Police Service
Media Release

On March 6, 2017 at 2:10 p.m., the Espanola Police Service received a call from the principal of a local high school, regarding an assault involving two students. 

Spousal Assault

Espanola Police Service
Media Release

On March 5, 2017, a 21-year old male residing on Lee Valley Road, was arrested and charged after friends concerned for his spouse’s well-being, attended the Espanola Police Service to report abuse.

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