Northumberland Forest Altercation Results in Charges

Cobourg & Port Hope men involved As a result of an incident that occurred on June 5th 2021, in the Northumberland Forest, in Cramahe Township, the Northumberland Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) has charged two people in connection with the occurrence.   On Saturday, June 5, 2021, police received information that an altercation had occurred between […]

1-instead-of-5 OPP Police Service Board Proposal

Trent Hills, Alnwick/Haldimand, Hamilton and Cramahe townships plus Brighton on board “This will give us ‘one voice’ and the opportunity to deal with significant problems faced by all” By Valerie MacDonald Five municipalities in Northumberland County are asking Solicitor General Sylvia Jones to create a single OPP Police Service Board instead of the existing separate […]

Watch Those Emails…

They may not be friendly says the OPP Canada Post phishing scam ongoing The Northumberland Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) would like to inform the public regarding a “Canada Post” phishing scam that is currently circulating in our area. Phishing refers to the fraudulent practise of sending emails or text messages, while acting […]

Update on 2nd Colborne Fire

Deemed suspicious — Officers investigating The Northumberland Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a scene of a structure fire that was reported at approximately 12:40 pm on February 13, 2021, at a building located on the corner of Toronto Street and Church Street in the Town of Colborne. The Cramahe Township Fire […]

Another Downtown Fire

OPP image circa Sunday 8:30 am Saturday Night The Northumberland Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) are currently on scene of a structure fire that was reported at approximately 12:40 pm on February 13, 2021 at a building located on the corner of Toronto Street and Cedar Street in the Town of Colborne. The […]

Castleton Disruption

Blaring horn alerts residents Members from the Northumberland Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a report of a suspicious vehicle on Percy Street in the village of Castleton during the early morning hours of Saturday, February 6, 2021. At approximately 1:00 am, residents of Castleton called police to report that a blue […]

401 Corridor for Transporting Stolen Vehicles

OPP image Local OPP assist at Burnham interchange Members from the Northumberland Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) assisted with the recovery of three stolen vehicles on Sunday, February 7, 2021. Shortly after 10:00 pm a member from the York Regional Police Service was travelling eastbound on Highway 401 following a transport truck that […]