A Busy Thanksgiving Weekend For Essex County OPP


The OPP in Essex County were busy over the Thanksgiving holiday weekend with Operation Impact.

227 speeding charges were laid.

As AM800 News reported on Saturday, Ontario Provincial Police were conducting the blitz looking for speeders, aggressive drivers, impaired drivers and distracted drivers.

Other charges include three for not wearing a seatbelt and one for distracted driving.

In total, 296 charges were laid.

Essex County OPP officers investigated 29 motor vehicle collisions between October 6-9, 2017 compared to 38 last year at this time.