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Saab owner located, charged in relation to hit-and-run

Amherstburg police say they have located the driver of the vehicle that allegedly ran a motorcycle off the road earlier this month. The driver has also been charged.
The accident occurred Sept. 16 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 driver and seriously injuring the passenger. Police said Monday morning that a 2004 grey Saab 9-3 sedan has been located.
A 23-year-old Harrow resident was charged with two counts of dangerous operation of a motor vehicle causing bodily harm and failing to stop at the scene of an accident causing bodily harm.
Amherstburg police have also charged him and a 22-year-old Harrow woman with assault causing bodily harm and robbery after an alleged incident Sept. 18. The two suspects allegedly went to the victim’s home on Crown Ridge Blvd. with the incident occurring outside. Police say the suspects are known to the victim. The victim is a 31-year-old male.

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Drug charges & possible thefts   Amherstburg police were on patrol on St. Arnaud St. last Tuesday night around 11 p.m. and observed a 23-year-old  Amherstburg man riding down the street with four marijuana plants. The man was arrested for possession of a controlled substance. Upon further investigation, the man was also charged with possession of property obtained by crime. Amherstburg police state there were a total of 12 unlocked vehicles and garages entered that same night and they are investigating whether or not the suspect is connected to any of those thefts.

Thefts   Four boats were reported to have been entered, with the incidents reported to police Saturday. Amherstburg police say the thefts occurred over the previous night. Batteries were stolen from the boats.
•Homeowners in the 600 block of Dalhousie St. awoke around 3:30 a.m. Thursday to discover a stranger had entered their home. Police say the 30-year-old Amherstburg man appeared to be intoxicated. The accused was charged with break-and-enter, theft under $5,000 and property obtained by crime under $5,000. The suspect was held by the owner until police arrived.

Accidents   A two-vehicle accident Friday night on County Road 18 near the Willowood campground resulted in charges to one of the drivers. Police say a Nissan Altima was struck from behind by an Infinity G35. The driver of the Infinity was charged with careless driving while the driver of the Nissan was transported to hospital as a precaution.
•A two-vehicle crash on Concession 6 North occurred last Thursday afternoon around 4:15 p.m. Police say a Honda minivan was pulling out of the parking lot at Western Secondary School when it struck a Chevy Cruze. The driver of the minivan was charged with fail to yield.

Traffic charges    Amherstburg police laid 50 charges last week under the Highway Traffic Act and related statutes.

Renaud sentenced    Scott Renaud, the man who was sentenced to two years in jail in relation to the 2008 death of Jessica Ondejko, was sentenced for another impaired driving related incident last week in London. According to the London Free Press, the 41-year-old Renaud pleaded guilty to impaired driving, refusing to give a breath sample, fleeing police and breaching probation, and he was sentenced to 18 months last Friday, a joint position from both the Crown and the defence.

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.