Threatening

Espanola Police Service
Media Release

A threatening post on the social media site “Snap Chat,” resulted in the 15-year old poster being charged by the Espanola Police Service with a criminal offence.

Trespass to Property

Espanola Police Service
Media Release

On February 10, 2017, an 18-year old attended at the Espanola High School, despite being the subject of a trespass notice prohibiting him from entering the school for the past two years.

Passing School Bus

Espanola Police Service
Media Release

On February 1, 2017 at 3:30 p.m., the Espanola Police Service received a complaint from Veteran’s Transportation that a cube van had passed a school bus while its stop arm was extended, and in the process of unloading students on Adelaide Street. The cube van, and its 36-year old driver were immediately located by the responding officer at the Northern Ford Dealership, where the officer charged her under the Highway Traffic Act for Fail to Stop for School Bus. 

Snowmobile R.I.D.E.

Espanola Police Service
Media Release

Since commencing their annual snowmobile R.I.D.E. program on January 17, 2017, members of the Espanola Police continue to check for sobriety, and compliance with the Motorized Snow Vehicles Act, and Off-Road Vehicle Act on our local OFSC trails. 

Trespass to Property

Espanola Police Service
Media Release

On February 9, 2017 at 10:20 a.m., a male attending Provincial Offences Court in Espanola, was asked by a police officer to remove his outdoor hat, while inside the court room, but refused. The male also refused to stand as the Justice of the Peace exited the courtroom, and his disregard for courtroom etiquette was specifically addressed by the sitting Justice. Following the Justice of the Peace’s departure from the courtroom, the officer again requested that the male remove his hat, and educated him on what is expected behaviour when inside the court room; however, the male refused to abide by these rules.

Break, Enter, Mischief

Espanola Police Service
Media Release

On February 1, 2017, the Espanola Police Service responded to a complaint of a break, enter and mischief that occurred at a house under construction on Bois Street, which resulted in $16,000 in damages. The home had sustained damage to a number of newly installed windows, as well as newly hung drywall. 

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