Nine incidents of credit card fraud in Kincardine

April 30, 2016

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On April 29, 2016 at 12:54 a.m., the Bruce Peninsula Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) along with Bruce County Emergency Medical Services (EMS) and the South Bruce Peninsula Fire Department responded to a single motor vehicle roll over involving two occupants on Bruce Road on the First Nation Territory of Saugeen.

Police arrived on scene to find a 2015 Dodge Journey, had lost control and landed in the ditch. A 32-year-old female passenger and 30-year-old female driver were cleared medically by EMS on scene. Neither sustained injuries from the collision.

The 32 year-old-driver of Saugeen Shores, was arrested for impaired driving and care or control of a motor vehicle while over 80 milligrams.

She is required to appear before the Walkerton Court of Justice on May 19, 2016 to answer to the charges.


On April 27, 2016 at 1:09 p.m., members of the South Bruce Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a report of a man using a stolen credit card at a business along Queen Street in Kincardine. 

The male left the store before officers arrived.  Upon further investigation, officers learned the man had used the card at a number of businesses in downtown Kincardine.

On April 28, 2016, the male suspect was located in downtown Kincardine and arrested without incident.  Forty-two-year old Edward KENNEDY of Kincardine has been charged with 9 counts of fraud, 11 counts of breaching probation, possession of stolen property and possession of a controlled substance.  He was held in custody pending the results of a bail hearing scheduled for April 28, 2016.

The South Bruce OPP is requesting anyone with information that can assist police to call 1-888-310-1122.


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On April 29, 2016 at approximately 9:24 a.m., Grey County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) received a report of a truck fire on Grey Rd. 25 near Grey Rd. 3 in the Township of Chatsworth.

A 2013 International truck with an attached open flatbed trailer was travelling eastbound on Grey Rd. 25 when it began to have electrical problems.  The driver pulled onto the shoulder at which time the truck caught fire. 

The Chesley Fire Department responded and extinguished the fire. The 49-year old driver from Timmins, Ontario was not injured.

Should you wish to remain anonymous, you can call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or send a web-tip to crimestop-gb.org, where you may be eligible to receive a cash reward of up to $2,000.

Charges have yet to be proven in Court

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