Police blotter Driver flees after crash

A driver fled the scene after crashing a pickup truck into a parked vehicle in downtown Simcoe on Saturday.Norfolk OPP responded to a collision on Argyle Street at about 8 a.m.Police say a woman was driving a pickup truck when it collided with a parked vehicle. Police say the driver immediately got out of the truck and fled on foot from the area.On Sunday officers located the suspected driver of the truck and took her into custody.As a result, a 30-year-old Norfolk County woman was charged with careless driving, failure to report an accident, failure to remain, failure to report damage to property on highway, and driving a motor vehicle with no licence.Prescription medicine stolenAt some point between 2:30 and 3:30 p.m. on Friday, someone entered a residence on James Street in Delhi and removed a bottle of prescription medication containing oxycocet.Police say the residence was left unlocked.Excavator tires and rims stolenOn Friday someone gained access to a steel sea container located at a Highway 59, Norwich Township address.Once inside, they removed four bobcat tires and rims. They entered the container between 10:20 and 10:38 a.m.Police are continuing to investigate.Don’t use 911 to report power outagesFollowing the power outage on Friday, April 12, police are reminding the public that 911 is not to be used to report outages.Around 7:12 p.m. an emergency 911 call was received after the power in the community was disrupted as a result of a transformer that caught on fire.“The OPP is once again reminding everyone about the proper use of 911. The use of 911 is for police, fire or medical emergencies when someone’s health, safety or property is in jeopardy or a crime is in progress,” said Norfolk Inspector Joseph Varga in a media release.

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