ALPR is watching you

Haldimand OPP has charged a 32-year-old man with several offences following a traffic stop on Highway 6, Hagersville

Police were conducting patrols on Highway 6, Sunday evening in an Automatic Licence Plate Recognition (ALPR) equipped vehicle when a licence plate alerted the officer that the registered owner was currently prohibited from driving. He was also in violation of other offences.

Charged is 32-year-old James Timson of Norfolk County with: two counts of driving while under suspension; driving a motor vehicle with no validation on plate; operating a motor vehicle without insurance. The vehicle was impounded for seven days.


Impaired driving

A 21-year-old woman has been charged with drinking and driving offences after her vehicle ended up in a ditch on Highway 54, Cayuga, early Monday evening.

The  vehicle was travelling south bound on Highway 54 when it crossed both lanes, crashing into the ditch on the east side of the road. Paramedics treated a female passenger at the scene and transported the female driver to a local hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

The driver,  Lucia Crisante, 21, of York, was subsequently arrested

and charged with: driving a motor vehicle while impaired; driving a motor vehicle with more than 80 milligrams of alcohol in blood. Her driver’s licence was automatically suspended for 90 days and her vehicle was impounded for seven days.


UTV stolen from golf course

On Monday morning an employee at  Mont-Hill Golf and Country Club on Highway 6 noticed a Utility Terrain Vehicle had been stolen from the property, apparently on the previous Friday. It is described as a maroon 2016 Canam Defender HD side by side

OPP is asking anyone who may have any information regarding this incident to contact them at 1-888-310-1122.

Should you wish to remain anonymous, you may call Crime Stoppers at 1 – 800 – 222 – 8477 (TIPS) or leave an anonymous online message at where you may be eligible to receive a cash reward of up to $2000.