East Algoma OPP looking for assistance from the public in relation to burnouts in the town of Blind River
(BLIND RIVER, ON)- Members from the East Algoma (Blind River) Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) have been receiving numerous traffic and noise complaints of vehicles revving engines loudly and burning rubber/burnouts on the north end of Woodward Avenue and Highway 557 in the Town of Blind River.
Investigation has revealed burn outs locations at the intersections of Woodward Avenue and Highway 557 (the Graveyard Hill), and Granary Lake Road and the entrance to Leisure Bay Road, the Highway 557 Blind River Bridge, and the Cataract River Bridge continuing north at the intersection of Highway 557 and Bearhead Lake Road.
Burn Outs, Donuts, Peel Outs, Drifting, Line Locks, Wheel Spins and Brake Stands are illegal on public roads in the Province of Ontario. These burnout techniques places drivers, passengers, cyclist and pedestrians at risk and drivers may face charges under the Highway Traffic Act and the Criminal Code. Their vehicle will be impounded for 14 days, their driver’s licence will be suspended and they will be required to attend court.
Anyone with information regarding these burnouts is asked to contact 1-888-310-1122 East Algoma OPP (Blind River) detachment at 1-888-310-1122.
Should you wish to remain anonymous, you may call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), where you may be eligible to receive a cash reward of up to $2,000.