Amherstburg Police Service still investigating fatal accident


A fatal accident that took place Monday afternoon remains under investigation.

The Amherstburg Police Service states that police and fire services from both Amherstburg and LaSalle, along with OPP, responded with Essex-Windsor EMS to a collision at the intersection of County Road 8 and Concession 6 North around 2 p.m. Monday. Police state that the collision involved a 2013 Harley Davidson motorcycle and a 2009 Toyota Corolla.

Amherstburg police say that emergency services arrived to find the driver of the motorcycle being tended to by other people who had come across the collision scene. Police are extending their thanks to those motorists who were in the area who stopped in an attempt to save a life. Police say that those “efforts were heroic.”

The motorcycle driver, a 48-year-old man from Leamington, was transported to hospital where he was later pronounced deceased. No name had been released as of press time.

The driver of the Toyota Corolla, a female from Amherstburg, was uninjured, police add.

Amherstburg police say the collision is currently under investigation and no further information was being released as of early Tuesday afternoon.

If anyone has any information about the collision, they are encouraged to contact the Amherstburg Police Service at 519-736-3622 or Crime Stoppers anonymously at 519-258-8477 (TIPS). People can also report information online at

Assault   Amherstburg police say a 25-year-old female was arrested and charged following an incident on Texas Road last Tuesday afternoon. The alleged altercation took place in the 100 block of Texas Road and the woman faces an assault charge.


Fight    The Amherstburg Police Service is continuing to investigate a fight that reportedly took place at Shooter’s Roadhouse around 1 a.m. last Saturday. Police say no charges have been laid as of yet. Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 519-736-2252. Police add that one male was treated by Essex-Windsor EMS.


Drug activity   Amherstburg police say that two youths on a break from a driver’s education class at the Libro Centre were allegedly engaged in drug activity. It was reported last Tuesday around 9 a.m. Police say both were spoken to and their parents were advised.


Trespassing   The Amherstburg Police Service states there were several reports of ATVs in the area of Concession 2 North, Texas Road, and Golfview. Everyone is to be aware that it is illegal to operate these vehicles on the roadway and on property that does not belong to them without permission, police note, adding that this includes town property and railway tracks.


Scam   The Amherstburg Police Service have also once again had an increase in the CRA scam calls threatening to arrest people unless they deal with the issue immediately, then ask for personal info. Police remind citizens to never to give out personal information and if someone calls you claiming to be the CRA, hang up.


Acquittal   A 24-year-old Amherstburg man that was charged after a fatal accident almost two years ago was found not guilty of the charges Monday. Brandin Crosier was found not guilty of criminal negligence causing death and dangerous driving. Numerous Windsor media outlets reported the verdict, which stemmed from the Nov. 2016 accident on County Road 18. The accident claimed the life of 30-year-old Adam Pouget.


Guilty plea   A 52-year-old Brampton man has pleaded guilty to five charges laid after a fatal crash on Highway 401 that killed a 42-year-old Amherstburg woman and her 14-year-old son. The driver pleaded guilty to two counts of dangerous driving causing death and three counts of dangerous driving causing bodily harm. Both the Windsor Star and AM800 report that Manjit Parmar will be sentenced in September.

Two charged after assault complaint



The Amherstburg Police Service laid charges against a pair of Amherstburg residents after an assault complaint on Murray St.

Police say the call came in around 11:20 a.m. Monday in the 100 block of Murray St. and resulted in a 24-year-old Amherstburg woman charged with assault with a weapon and possession of a dangerous weapon. A 31-year-old Amherstburg man was charged with assault.

The investigation is ongoing.


Breathalyzer   Amherstburg police charged a 21-year-old Amherstburg male with demand not complied with in the area of Richmond St. and Pacific Ave. The Amherstburg Police Service states the matter occurred around 8:20 p.m. Sunday.

Thefts   Amherstburg police are investigating thefts from Canadian Tire that were reported last Thursday around 3:20 p.m. Two people allegedly entered the store and stole several items. The matter is still under investigation and people can call police at 519-736-2252 or Crime Stoppers at 519-258-TIPS (8477) if they have information.

  • A theft was reported at a Dalhousie St. restaurant last Sunday. It was reported at 5:15 p.m. It is not clear what was stolen.
  • A theft of a wallet was reported from a residence in the 3900 block of Concession 3. It was reported Sunday around 12:29 p.m.


Breach   Amherstburg police say a 23-year-old male was arrested and charged with three counts of breach Monday night. The matter was reported on Bratt St. and was reported around 10:50 p.m.


Mischief   A windshield was damaged by rocks while parked on Gore St. with the matter being reported to police Oct. 10. The matter is still under investigation and was reported around 4:40 p.m.


Stats   There were 46 traffic-related charges laid over the past week. There were also ten 911 hang-up calls and nine alarm calls.


—All information courtesy of the Amherstburg Police Service



Local man facing assault charge



A local man faces a pair of charges after allegedly assaulting a woman last Thursday afternoon.

The Amherstburg Police Service states that a female was walking on King St. last Thursday around 4:30 p.m. when she was allegedly assaulted by the male.

Police say he is known to her and is on conditions not to communicate with her.

The 20-year-old Amherstburg male was charged with assault, and fail to comply with undertaking.


Accident   A three vehicle collision in front of General Amherst High School took place last Wednesday morning around 11:05 a.m. Amherstburg police say it involved a black Chevrolet Cobalt, grey Ford Focus and a second grey Ford Focus. According to police, a 16-year-old male from Amherstburg was charged with following too closely.


Public intoxication   Amherstburg police state that a 67-year-old Amherstburg male was intoxicated in the area of Richmond St. and Fryer St. around 11:40 a.m. Oct. 3. It is further alleged that he was also found to be breaching conditions of an undertaking.    The man was arrested and charged with the breach.


Outstanding warrant   Amherstburg police say a 76-year-old Amherstburg man turned himself in and was arrested on an outstanding family court warrant. The matter occurred last Wednesday at 10 a.m.


Theft   A white 24” Supercycle bicycle was taken from the Tim Horton’s at Sandwich St. S. and Murray St. It was reportedly taken between 3:30-4:30 p.m. Oct. 1. Anyone with information is asked to contact police or Crime Stoppes.


Stats   There were 229 total calls for service last week. There were seven criminal charges and 36 traffic related charges.


—All information courtesy of the Amherstburg Police Service


More vehicles entered, another reminder from Amherstburg police to lock doors


Amherstburg police report there were a number of vehicles gone through in the area of Amherst Pointe and areas in the southern portion of Amherstburg June 5 with thefts or attempted thefts being reported from vehicles parked on Erie Ave., Hunter Ave., Willow Beach Road and Front Road South. Some vehicles were rummaged through with thefts from other vehicles resulting in money, credit cards and a pair of laptop computers stolen.

Police remind residents to remove valuables from vehicles and to ensure the vehicles are locked. People are also urged to report suspicious activity in their neighbourhoods to police.


Thefts Amherstburg police say a shed in the 200 block of Murray St. was entered and a number of tools stolen. The matter remains under investigation and people with information are asked to contact police or Crime Stoppers. It was reported last Thursday around 10:55 p.m.

*A theft of a phone was reported at Western Secondary School last Thursday around 8:25 a.m. The matter remains under investigation.

*A bicycle was reported stolen from the 300 block of Seymour St. last Thursday around 11:50 p.m. The owner describes the bicycle as a SuperCycle that is burgundy in colour, with baskets on the front and back of the bike. Anyone with information is asked to contact police.

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Accident A two-vehicle collision at the intersection of Victoria St. S. and Fort St. last Wednesday resulted in a 32-year-old Amherstburg woman charged with failing to stop at a stop sign. Amherstburg police add there was property damage only and no injuries.


Mischief A building in the 8200 block of North Side Road was damaged last Tuesday. It was reported around 6 p.m. that a a door was damaged. There are no suspects.

*A screen door at a residence in the 1700 block of Erie Ave. was reported last Monday. Anyone with information is asked to contact police. There are no suspects.


Assault Amherstburg police were called to the Libro Centre for an assault complaint last Thursday evening. An argument between two men resulted in one of the men allegedly being squirted with water, which police say can constitute assault. A 40-year-old male was warned and there were no charges.


Stats There were 290 calls for service last week. Amherstburg police laid 25 traffic-related charges. There were also 15 911 hang-up calls and 12 alarm calls.

-All information courtesy of the Amherstburg Police Service

Mailboxes reported damaged in rural areas



Amherstburg police are reporting that mailboxes have been damaged in rural areas over the past week.

Mailboxes on Texas Road and Concession 4 North were reported to be damaged last week. The Amherstburg Police Service asks that residents be alert for suspicious activity and report any such suspicious activity to police.


Theft   — Sometime overnight last Tuesday-Wednesday a white utility trailer that was parked on Whelan Dr. was stolen. The trailer had “Amped Electrical Contracting Residential Commercial Industrial” on it with the license plate being M7130R.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Amherstburg Police Service.


Mischief   — A vehicle parked in the 300 block of King St. was struck with minor damage sustained. It was reported to police Feb. 20 but the damage is believed to have occurred overnight. There are no suspects but Amherstburg police encourage anyone with information to come forward.

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Accidents   — Amherstburg police state a four-door Lincoln was located in the ditch at Alma St. and Concession 6 North last Saturday around 2 a.m. According to police, a 19-year-old male driver had been picked up by his mother. Police say the driver has been charged with failing to stop at a stop sign.

  • 1:40pm, A 2014 Chevrolet Equinox was parked and struck by a 2004 Chevrolet Impala, driven by a 29 year old Amherstburg male, that was reversing from a driveway.  It occurred around 1:40 p.m. Sunday in the 100 block of Park St. The matter was still under investigation as of press time.


Assault   — Amherstburg police were called to the 7800 block of Howard Ave. last Saturday around 9 p.m. for an alleged assault involving a cab driver and a 51-year-old male fare from Windsor. The cab driver was allegedly assaulted but declined to lay charges.


Stats   — There were 250 Calls for service last week.  A total103 Traffic related charges laid.


—All information courtesy of the Amherstburg Police Service