OPP Write Tickets, Make Rescues Over Long Weekend

OPP officers wrote a few tickets this August long weekend.

On Hwy. 3 in Tecumseh, OPP report issuing 9 citations including one for someone using their cell phone behind the wheel while another was issued to a driver for speeding in a commercial vehicle.

A three day licence suspension was also issued to a drive using a screening device.

Police report writing up 10 tickets on County Rd. 22 in Lakeshore.

Meantime, on area waterways, the marine unit issued a number of notices under the Liquor Licence and Canada Shipping Acts.

A total of five warnings were also issued.

Officers report three separate rescues this long weekend, luckily none resulting in serious injury or death.

One of the rescues included coming to the aid of those in an overturned catamaran near Belle River.