The Ontario Provincial Police Eastern Region Headquarters, in coordination with the OPP ERHET – (East Region Highway Enforcement Team), HSD-Long Sault (Highway Safety Division) as well as SD&G, Grenville and Leeds OPP detachments, were on the look-out for aggressive drivers this holiday weekend.
“OPP officers across Eastern Ontario were working very hard this weekend to ensure motorists and boaters alike had a safe holiday weekend,” said Inspector Chris Lungstrass. “Our dedicated officers working together over the long weekend focused on aggressive drivers and held them accountable. Keeping our highways safe is everyone’s responsibility and we will continue to be there to remind those that have forgotten.”
Officers laid over 496 charges:
Seatbelt or Child restraint: 48
Cell/Phone Texting: 5
Impaired Operation: 2
Move Over Law: 2
Suspended/Revoked Operator: 11
Help keep our communities safe! Obey the law, be respectful of others and report suspicious activity.
ANYONE HAVING INFORMATION ON THE ABOVE OR ANY CRIME IS ASKED TO CALL SD&G OPP AT 1-888-310-1122 OR CRIME STOPPERS AT 1-800-222-8477.
P.G. (Pete) Robertson
Media Relations Officer
Stormont, Dundas & Glengarry Detachment
Tel: 613-534-2223, Fax: 613-534-2486