– Lots of meth in Magog
Last Thursday, the Regie de police Memphremagog (RPM) stopped a car on Sherbrooke street because of unpaid license plate. The vehicle was not licensed, and before it was towed away, the officer did a quick search of the vehicle, finding a methamphetamine tablet. The 26 year-old driver from Sherbrooke was arrested and later released to appear later in court. A fine was given to the owner of the vehicle and report will be sent to the SAAQ.
A Magog company was the last victim of fraud when a company from abroad mandated it to deposit the cheques of its clients and then transfer the money, minus a commission, to the United Kingdom. An amount of close to $30,000 was transferred and, a few days later, the cheques proved to be fraudulent. An investigation was opened.
A woman from Magog was the victim of Microsoft fraud. She paid $400 on her credit card for a false service after receiving a telephone call. The RPM would like to remind the population to never pay an amount like this to a person or a com- pany that has contacted you, no matter what the reason. If someone needs a service, they should check the service providers on their own and then re-contact the service after doing the proper research and not using the information provided by the caller.
Last Friday, a vehicle was stopped on Principale and the driver was without
a license, in possession of cannabis, and had an arrest warrant out for him. The Asbestos man was fined for driving without a license and the owner of the vehicle was fined for allowing him to drive. The vehicle was seized for thirty days. On Saturday, a man driving a motorcycle was injured when he lost control because of a mechanical failure. He was taken to the hospital with minor injuries.
On Sunday, on Principale West, a 53 year-old man from Drummondville was arrested for possession for crystal meth, several Viagra and Cialis pills, BGH, a methamphetamine pill, oxycodone (OxyCotine) and other substances that have to be analyzed. He was also in possession of contraband cigarettes and received a fine for that as well. He was kept in detention to appear at the courthouse the next day. Another person, a 29 year-old man from Magog, was arrested for an arrest warrant and found to be in possession of methamphetamine and cannabis. He was also not released and appeared in court the next day.