Suspect identified after short pursuit: Amherstburg Police Service


Amherstburg police state that a red 2000 Dodge Ram pick-up was taken from the parking lot at Tim Horton’s on Sandwich St. S. and Murray St.  According to police, officers located the vehicle northbound on Front Road in LaSalle and a brief pursuit took place. The suspect was identified and the pursuit was called off.  The vehicle was last seen southbound on Matchette Road in LaSalle.  Police add that a warrant has been requested for the suspect. The call came in last Friday around 6 a.m.


Opioid open forum   The Amherstburg Police Service is hosting a free community open house entitled “Not My Kid – Opioids and Adolescents” Nov. 9.

The open house will be at the Libro Centre and runs from 6-8 p.m. Everyone is welcome, including parents, grandparents, guardians, community workers, coaches, and teachers. The forum is designed to increase awareness and share information on opioids and adolescents in the community.

For further information, contact Const. Kim Rathbone at 519-736-8559.

Accident   Amherstburg police state that around 1:30 p.m. last Thursday, a passer-by called in a vehicle in the ditch. Police say it was a blue 1999 Chevrolet Silverado. According to police the original location identified was incorrect, but police located the vehicle unoccupied. Officers located the male owner allegedly walking away from the collision, approximately two kilometres away. He was treated by EMS for minor injuries and charges pending.


Recovered boat   A stolen boat from Kingsville was recovered in Amherstburg Sunday morning. Police say the boat was located at a residence in the 2500 block of County Road 10 with police being notified around 11 a.m. The investigation is continuing.


Lock it or Lose It   Amherstburg police is issuing another reminder to the public to make sure their vehicles are locked when not in use. Police also state people should not leave vehicles running while unattended and to lock their valuables or risk losing them.


Stats   There were 219 calls for service from Oct. 23-30 with 58 traffic-related charges.


—All information courtesy of the Amherstburg Police Service

Non-threatening injuries after truck hits resident



A 24-year-old Amherstburg woman suffered non-life threatening injuries after she was accidently run over by a pickup truck.

The Amherstburg Police Service states the woman was unloading items from the rear of a Dodge Ram pickup truck when the truck slipped into reverse and ran her over. The incident occurred last Wednesday around 10:30 a.m. in the 500 block of Golfview Dr.

The woman was transported to hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

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Public intoxication   A 58-year-old Amherstburg man was arrested for public intoxication last Thursday around 9:20 p.m. Police say the officer received a call from a person reporting the male staggering on the roadway.

The arrest was made in the 3600 block of Creek Road.


Mischief   Amherstburg police state that six golf carts were reported damaged at Pointe West Golf Club. It occurred overnight Thursday night/Friday morning.

There are no suspects and no value of damage reported, police say.


Stats   There were 173 calls for service the week of July 17-14. There were 21 traffic-related charges laid.

—All information courtesy of the Amherstburg Police Service