Flying pole rips car apart, Pickering arson & a woman scorned by Jack…Daniels.
Arson is being investigated as a possible cause of an early-morning townhouse fire in Pickering. Fire crews and police were called to Alwin Circle near Kingston Road, north of Highway 401, around 3:30 this morning. One townhouse was gutted, but the fire also damaged two neighbouring homes. A family of four inside the home, managed to get out safely.
York Regional Police have charged two people and are looking for a third suspect in an ongoing human trafficking investigation. Police began investigating when a victim went to police with information, looking for help. On Monday, police arrested 21-year-old Alexandra Manner from Burlington and 22-year-old Deyshon Palmer from Brampton, who are facing several charges in relation to human trafficking. Police are asking for the public’s help in locating 39-year-old Marvin Bryan from Brampton who is wanted on a warrant in connection with human trafficking related offences.
Elgin County OPP (outside of London) say a driver is lucky to be alive after a pole dislodged from a transport truck and flew through a car’s windshield. As you can see in the pictures below, the metal pole tore through the car, penetrating the windshield and narrowly missing the person behind the wheel. Police say the driver of the transport truck is facing charges.
Canada has joined the U.S. and several European countries in expelling several Russian diplomats following a nerve-agent attack in the United Kingdom last week, that left a former Russian spy and his daughter in critical condition. Four Russian diplomats will be told to leave and three others will not be given permission to start working in Canada. The Canadian government’s decision follows a similar move by the U.S. and about a dozen European countries, that they were together expelling dozens of Russian diplomats as a sign of solidarity with the United Kingdom.
A Montana woman drank half a bottle of whiskey, drove to a business to get marijuana, then drove her car through the storefront when she discovered it was closed. 37-year-old Lisa Christine Walter appeared in court on a felony mischief charge and aggravated driving under the influence. According to police, after driving her car through the shop, she pulled out a sledgehammer and began smashing the windows even more. Justice of the Peace David Carter set bond at $10,000.