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West Nipissing Police Service weekly update

On March 25th the West Nipissing Police Service was contacted regarding a possible domestic. The complainant advised that a female and male had been shouting for hours. Police attended a Highway 539 residence where they discovered a male and female outside of the residence. The female had visible injuries and it was apparent that she needed medical attention. The man was taken into custody and the woman was transported to the hospital for medical treatment. The man faces charges of failing to provide the necessities of life, aggravated assault, and breach of probation.

On March 25th, the police received a request for assistance at a Pembroke street residence in Sturgeon Falls. Upon arrival at the home police located a young man in medical distress. Police learned that the man may be overdosing and that one of his friends had provide him with a Naloxone injection in an attempt to help him. The man’s condition was not improving at which time the police officer used his issued Naloxone nasal spray and administered the opioid inhibitor to the young man. A very short time after the man regained consciousness and was transported to the WNGH to be treated.

On March 26th police received a complaint that a young woman had flagged down a vehicle and wanted some sort of assistance. The complainant indicated that the woman appeared disoriented and confused. Police attended the area at which time they located the woman. The woman known to police was taken into custody and now faces charges relating to her breaching her recognizance.

A Verner resident contacted the police on March 26th to report that someone had entered her vehicle overnight and had stolen an expensive pair of prescription sun glasses. Once the culprit realizes the glasses have corrective lenses they will likely be discarded. If anyone finds the blue frame glasses they are asked to contact the police.

On March 28th while on conducting general patrol a West Nipissing Police officer observed amotor vehicle being driven without any headlights. The officer stopped the vehicle and questioned the occupants. The driver provided the officer with a fictitious name and the passenger confirmed the identity. The officer recognized the man as being wanted and when confronted the man fled on foot. The driver was apprehended within a short distance and was placed under arrest. Police located an assortment of drugs in the man’s possession and in the vehicle, the street value of which is estimated at $10,000. Police seized Methamphetamine pills, Hydromorphone pills, cocaine, marijuana, other prescription pills, knives, a collapsible baton, scales and substantial amount cash. The 29 year old Sturgeon Falls man faces charges of; possession of controlled substances, breach of probation, breach of recognizance, obstruct peace officer and possession of property obtained by crime. The 24 year old Sturgeon Falls femaleb passenger faces charges of; obstruct peace officer, possession of controlled substances, breach of recognizance and possession of property obtained by crime.

Anyone with information about these occurrences is asked to contact the West Nipissing Police Service at 705-753-1234. For those who wish to remain anonymous, there are three ways to contact the Near North Crime Stoppers. Call 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), text the word “Nipper” plus the tip information to CRIMES (274637), or submit a tip online at nearnorthcrimestoppers.com.