Police Brief – Friday, June 5, 2015

Windsor police officers have rescued a woman from the waters of the Detroit River near the Riverfront Festival Plaza.

Witnesses sitting on the stage aren’t sure if she fell or jumped, but she was underwater when officers arrived at 3:20am.

The 21-year-old was unconscious, but officers revived her. She’s being treated at the hospital for a minor injury on her forehead.

Police say the woman had been drinking, and they don’t know if she was trying to jump from the railing onto a boat anchored in the river.


Windsor Police seized $4,100 worth of suspected cocaine and methadone during the search of an Albert Rd. home.

Officers allege a 35-year-old man and 30-year old woman were actively dealing drugs from the residence.

They arrested the two at 11:30pm yesterday and searched the home.

Besides the drugs, they also seized an imitation hand gun and $680 in cash.


An impaired driving charge during a daytime RIDE program in Colchester.

OPP say the 44-year-old Essex man drove through the RIDE check on County Rd. 50 at County Rd. 41 around 4pm yesterday, and allegedly had an open can of beer in the console.

He was charged with impaired operation of a motor vehicle.