Po­lice News

Stanstead Journal - - NEWS - Mem­phré­m­a­gog

A deadly col­li­sion took place yes­ter­day, at around 11:00 a.m., be­tween a car and a truck on route 141, in Barn­ston. A woman who was head­ing in the di­rec­tion of Ayer’s Cliff ended up on the wrong side of the road in a curve. Emer­gency work­ers had to use the Jaws of Life to free the woman, who un­for­tu­nately died from her wounds, from her car.

On Mon­day, near noon, a 911 call went out to the Regie de Po­lice de Mem­phrem­a­gog (RPM) about two inan­i­mate people who were found in­side a ho­tel room at 82 De Hat­ley Street, in Ma­gog. The po­lice who ar­rived on the scene found two dead people, a man and a woman in their six­ties from the Mon­treal area. RPM in­ves­ti­ga­tors, along with the Sureté du Que­bec’s iden­tity ser­vice, were on site to de­ter­mine the cir­cum­stances of the deaths. Al­though it ap­pears to be a sui­cide, all pos­si­ble leads will be fol­lowed up.

The driver of a truck that struck and killed a nine­teen year-old man in Saint Isi­dore de Clifton on June 24th was re­leased, last Wed­nes­day, af­ter be­ing ques­tioned. In­ves­ti­ga­tors with the DERE will con­tinue to look into the ac­ci­dent be­fore de­cid­ing whether there will be any crim­i­nal ac­cu­sa­tions against the driver. The young man who died was Anthony Labranche.

The Ge­orgeville man who was killed in a col­li­sion last week has been iden­ti­fied as 90 yearold Rock Bis­son­nette. In­ves­ti­ga­tors are try­ing to de­ter­mine why he veered into the on­com­ing traf­fic.

The Es­couade Re­gionale mixte de l’Estrie (ERM Estrie)’s Oper­a­tion Momie be­gan last week with the ar­rest of two people con­nected to the traf­fick­ing of drugs in Sher­brooke, Ma­gog and Coat­i­cook. Be­sides the sup­plier and dis­trib­u­tor of the drugs, in­ves­ti­ga­tors also ar­rested many other sell­ers in the days that fol­lowed. Nine people in to­tal were ar­rested over four days.

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