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.

Amherstburg Police Service launches vulnerable person registry


The Amherstburg Police Service is launching a new tool to assist in servicing our community.

The Amherstburg Police Service is launching a vulnerable person registry and states that this voluntary registry will provide the Amherstburg Police Service with emergency contact information, detailed physical descriptions, known routines and special needs of this individual. This information will assist officers in communicating with, attending a residence of, or dealing with an emergency involving this individual.

According to police, it is meant to reduce the time it takes to get important information out to officers in cases of emergency.

Guardians and caretakers can register their loved-ones by filling out a form and submitting it to the police service. The information is then stored and accessible to the officers. Information must be updated on an annual basis in order to best serve the individuals.

Forms can be picked up at the Amherstburg police station, located at 532 Sandwich St S.

The Amherstburg Police Service thanks its community partners, including Community Living Essex County, Autism Ontario Windsor-Essex and Alzheimer Society of Windsor and Essex County.

For more information regarding the registry, please contact Constable Steve Owen or Constable Kim Rathbone at 519-736-8559.


Stolen motorcycle The Amherstburg Police Service is investigating the theft of a motorcycle that was taken from a home.

Police say the motorcycle was taken from a yard in the 600 block of Concession 2 North and was reported stolen last Tuesday around 1:50 p.m. It is identified as a Yamaha 250 motorcycle.

There are no suspects at the current time.

If anyone has information, they are asked to contact the Amherstburg Police Service at 519-736-2252 or Crime Stoppers at 519-258-8477 (TIPS).

Lock it or Lose it A vehicle owner reported to Amherstburg police Sunday afternoon that their vehicle had been gone through. The vehicle was parked in the 100 block of Hyde Park in River Canard. Police say it doesn’t appear anything was taken from the vehicle.

Amherstburg police are reminding people to make sure their vehicles, homes, garages and sheds are locked when not in use. Police also remind people to remove anything of value from their vehicles prior to locking the vehicle.

Mischief Damage was reported to a vehicle last Friday evening as Amherstburg police say someone put sugar into the vehicle’s gas tank. There are no suspects at the present time. It was reported to police at approximately 10:15 p.m.

Accidents Amherstburg police say there were six accidents last week, but all were property damage only. There were no charges in any of the accidents.

Stats There were four 911 hangup calls, eight alarm calls and 11 traffic-related charges laid last week.

-All information courtesy of the Amherstburg Police Service

School bus/SUV collision results in non-life threatening injuries


An accident between a school bus and SUV at the corner of Sandwich St. S. and Alma St. saw three people treated for injuries by Essex-Windsor EMS.   The Amherstburg Police Service and Amherstburg Fire Department also responded to the call Tuesday at approximately 8:17 a.m..
Amherstburg police say the three people in the SUV – the driver and two passengers – were sent to hospital with non-life threatening injuries.
There were no students on the school bus. Police state that the bus driver was not injured.
Amherstburg police said Tuesday morning the matter is still under investigation and that charges are pending.


Motorcycle crashes The Amherstburg Police Service investigated a pair of single vehicle crashes over the past week involving motorcycles.

An Amherstburg man remains in hospital after a crash around 12:44 a.m. Saturday after an accident in the 3400 block of Concession 3 North. Amherstburg fire and Essex-Windsor EMS were also dispatched to the scene. Amherstburg police state that crash is still under investigation.

The second crash occurred on Thursday in the 100 block of Sandwich St. S. around 5:10 p.m. Police say a male was transported to hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

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Accidents   A 17-year-old youth was charged with following too closely after a two-car motor vehicle collision on Alma St. last Thursday around 11:40 a.m. There were no injuries.

*An accident on McLellan Ave., also reported around 11:40 a.m. Thursday, saw a 70-year-old man charged after he allegedly backed out of his driveway and struck another vehicle.

*A crash on County Road 20 last Tuesday around 7:31 a.m. saw a 50-year-old Windsor man charged with disobeying a stop sign. It was a two-vehicle accident, police say.


Thefts   A home on Scott Dr. was entered on the weekend with electronics stolen. Amherstburg police add that there was no forced entry to the home and it appears to have been unlocked. It was reported Sunday morning around 8:35 a.m.

*A vehicle on Hunter Dr. was entered with items such as phone cords and other small items taken. There are no suspects and police ask that people lock their cars to ensure people can’t go through them.

*A license plate was reported stolen by a resident on Golfview Dr. Police say the resident was advised it was being used on a vehicle in the Niagara area and the resident contacted police.

*A garden hose was reported stolen from a home in the 100 block of Pickering Dr. It was reported June 12 around 9:40 a.m.

*Amherstburg police say a resident in the 1300 block of Front Road South spotted someone trying to steal a dinghy. Police say the attempted theft was by someone driving a newer model, blue Chrysler mini-van. It was reported Sunday around 4:20 a.m.


Mischief   A 22-year-old man was charged after an incident on Hawthorne Cr. last Wednesday around 7:55 p.m. where car windows were allegedly smashed out. In addition to a mischief charge, he was also charged with uttering threats and theft.

*A rear window of a vehicle in the 2100 block of Concession 2 was reported to have been smashed. It was reported to police last Thursday morning and is believed to have occurred overnight.


Stats   There were 234 calls for service last week including 30 traffic-related offenses. There were 13 alarm calls and 21 911 hang-up calls, the latter prompting police to remind people to be careful when dialing their phones as police have to respond to every 911 call.


-All information courtesy of the Amherstburg Police Service

Amherstburg police continuing search for Saab after crash involving motorcycle

Amherstburg police are continuing to investigate a fail to remain accident that occurred last Friday at around 9:15 p.m. on County Rd. 9 (Howard Ave.) between Alma St. and County Rd. 18 which involved a motorcycle being forced off the road, injuring the 26-year-old male driver and seriously injuring the 27-year-old passenger, who is from Leamington.

Amherstburg police are now looking for a Silver 2000 – 2012 Saab 9-3 or 9-5 with possible damage to the driver side mirror and/or window that may have been involved in the collision.

Anyone with information or has seen a vehicle matching the above description is asked to contact the Amherstburg Police Service at 519-736-3622 or Windsor/Essex Crime Stoppers at 519-258-8477.

Amherstburg police have released a photo of what the suspect vehicle may look like after an accident where a motorcycle was forced off the road Friday night on Howard Ave. The vehicle may not be exactly as shown.

Amherstburg police have released a photo of what the suspect vehicle may look like after an accident where a motorcycle was forced off the road Friday night on Howard Ave. The vehicle may not be exactly as shown.

*Amherstburg police say a single-vehicle accident occurred on Concession 4 North last Saturday around 3:50 p.m. where a vehicle left the roadway. A 29-year-old Amherstburg man was charged with failing to drive in marked lane.

Stats   Amherstburg police say there were 47 tickets issued last week for traffic offenses. There were 15 911 hang-up calls and 11 alarm calls.

Thefts   Two separate vehicles on Whelan Dr. were entered last week. One entry was reported last Saturday and saw a cell phone taken from the vehicle. The other was reported last Friday with change removed from the vehicle.

*A vehicle on Cambridge Court was also reported to have been entered with the matter reported to police last Friday. Police say spare change was removed from the vehicle.

*Another theft from a vehicle was reported last Friday with credit cards being stolen from a vehicle on Oxford Cr. Amherstburg police state that the cards were later found to have been utilized in Windsor. The matter is under investigation.

*A vehicle on Autumn Ridge Dr. was entered with the theft reported Saturday. It was unclear at press time what specific items may have been taken.

*Amherstburg police are investigating another theft from the laundromat on Gore St. Police say televisions were taken from the business, with the thefts being reported around 10:30 p.m. last Thursday. Anyone with information is asked to contact Amherstburg police.

*A pair of thefts were reported from lawns along Alma St. last Wednesday. Sprinkler heads were stolen from one home while solar lights were removed from the other. Both incidents are under investigation.

Stunt driving   An Amherstburg teen has been charged with stunt driving after being stopped last Tuesday evening on Highway 401.

The OPP have charged the 17-year-old after he was allegedly driving 71 km/h over the speed limit. The vehicle stop took place around 8:15 p.m. Sept 13.

OPP officers sopped a Jeep SUV around 8:15 p.m. on Wednesday as it was heading westbound near the Lakeshore and Tilbury border. The speed limit in the area is 100 km/hr, the OPP states.

The vehicle was seized for seven days and the youth’s driver’s license was suspended for seven days.