OPP Police Press Releases Thames Centre WFP

Scott CONNELLY From Lucknow Arrested – Details Released

(THAMES CENTRE, ON) – Driver charged with impaired after police attend residence in Thames Centre for an unwanted person.

On July 1, 2024, at 2:16 a.m., members of the Middlesex County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were dispatched to an address on Thames Street in Dorchester, Thames Centre, for the report of an unwanted person.

Police arrived at the address and observed the unwanted person asleep in their vehicle.

It was determined the driver had previously consumed alcohol. The driver was arrested and transported to the Middlesex OPP detachment.

As a result, Scott CONNELLY, a 52-year-old of Lucknow, has been charged under the Criminal Code with:

·      Operation while impaired – alcohol and drugs

·      Operation while impaired – blood alcohol concentration (80 plus)

The accused has been released from police custody and is scheduled to appear in the Ontario Court of Justice to speak to the charges on August 26, 2024.

The Middlesex OPP wants to remind the public that if you see anything suspicious or suspect an impaired driver you should contact the Ontario Provincial Police or your nearest police authority immediately.

If you have any information that could assist with the investigation, the OPP can be reached anywhere in the Province of Ontario at 1-888-310-1122. 

If you wish to remain anonymous you can contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) where you may be eligible for a cash reward of up to $2000.