Busy long weekend for police
OnMay 15th, at around 4:00 pm, following an intervention by a security person at the La Ruche high school, in Magog, officers with the Regie de police de Memphremagog (RPM) stopped two thirteen yearold teenagers who had started a small fire accidentally with a cigarette in the forest behind the school. The fire was quickly put out. On Saturday, May 17th, in Magog, at around 11:00 pm, the RPM arrested a 32 year-old for drunk driving and a 27 year old for driving while under restriction. That person refused to provide a breath sample and was taken to the police station where, while incarcerated, he tore the mattress in his cell.
On Sunday, May 18th, in Orford around 7:40 pm, officers arrested someone for driving under the influence of drugs or another substance. The person was unable to pass tests of physical movement coordination. Also on Sunday, a motorcyclist was stopped for doing 133 km/hr in a 70 kilometre zone. A fine of $1,040 and 14 inaptitude points were given and the person’s driver’s permit was suspended for seven days. Also during the weekend, officers with the RPM arrested two people for possession of cannabis and responded to six calls regarding accidents without injuries. There was also a report made about a car that was vandalized while parked at the Provigo and one made about vandalism done to the bathroom at the snack bar on Merry Point.
Heavy machinery was stolen from the worksite at the former Walmart, in Rock Forest, on May 16th between 4:30 pm and 10:15 pm. A truck with a trailer was captured on the surveillance camera of a neighbouring business. A TRAMAC hydraulic hammer (value $50,000), a REEPER (value of $7,000), and a WEBER vibrating plate (value $15,000) were stolen. The REEPER was found the same night in the middle of Henri-Labonne Street in St-Elie d’Orford. Anyone with information about this theft should contact the Sherbrooke Police Service at 819 821-5555.
On Monday, at around 2:15 pm, the Sureté du Quebec of the Val St-Francois MRC caught a young driver, a 23 yearold from Magog, doing almost 120 km/hr in a 70 kilometre zone on the viaduct of the autoroute 55 in Windsor. He received a fine of $682 and 10 inaptitude points.
Haydenspent the night at Studdert’s Hotel in Stanstead Plain. Early next morning, he came to the Derby Line Hotel where Mr. Charles Brigham and his wife and Mrs. Hayden were boarding. He appeared to be under the influence of liquor. He stopped there but a short time and then returned to Stanstead Plain.
At about 10 o’clock that morning, he rode down to Rock Island with George McDougall, who went on to Hanson’s Hotel from where he sent word to Mr. Brigham that Hayden was threatening the life of his wife. Before going on to Derby Line, Hayden was threatening the life of his wife. Before going on to Derby Line, Hayden stopped at the drug and jewelry store of Parsons & Carpenter and borrowed a fivechambered revolver belonging to Mr. Parsons. He pretended that he wanted it to shoot a dog, exhibiting his leg to show that he had been bitten.
He then went on to the hotel where Mr. Brigham informed him that he could not see his wife in his present condition, but that if he returned sober, he could interview her
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The Derby Line hotel, where the shooting took place of Mrs. Hayden by her husband, Edwin C. Hayden. Photo taken in July 1906,