OPP BRIEFS INCLUDE POPPY BOX STOLEN, WOMAN SCAMMED OUT OF $220,000A Norfolk County woman out $200,000 due to an online romance scam.
11/13/2017 4:38:50 PM
The Norfolk OPP say the woman started up a relationship with a man on social media and told the woman over a period of time that he wanted her to be his next of kin.
By doing so, he would send her a million dollars.
The victim was then asked to pay the "taxes" on the money with cash being sent to this individual from July to this past Thursday.
In total, the woman sent around $220,000.
The Norfolk OPP warn individuals to be cautious whenever money is requested online.
A Waterford High School student is in a world of trouble.
On Thursday, officials at Waterford District High School called the police to report an assault.
A 15-year-old male allegedly became involved in a fight with another student and is now facing an assault charge.
He is scheduled to appear in Court at a later date to answer to the charge.
The OPP is reporting another vehicle flying by a school bus.
The incident occurred on Highway 6 in Port Dover at around 3:45 p.m.
The school bus was pulled to the side with it's stop sign out and lights activated when the vehicle, possibly speeding, whipped by.
If convicted, the driver or owner of the car can be fined anywhere from $400 to $2,000 for a first offence.
Don't veer for deer.
A Norfolk County man is lucky to escape a crash with only minor injuries after he swerves off the road to avoid hitting two deer.
The incident occurred on Saturday morning on Norfolk County Road 19 when the man left the roadway to avoid the two deer standing in the road, only to enter a large wooded area and roll his vehicle.
The driver suffered minor injuries.
A poppy donation box was stolen in Delhi.
On Saturday, a poppy box was discovered in the washroom of a restaurant on King Street with investigators determining that the box was removed a few days prior.
Police say the cash was stolen and the poppies were discarded in the washroom.
Police are continuing to investigate this incident and will be reviewing video surveillance footage in an attempt to identify those responsible.
A Norfolk County man caught going double the speed limit.
On Saturday night, officers clocked the 27-year-old flying down Highway 6 going more than double the posted 50 km/h speed limit.
He is now facing stunt driving charges.
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