Two face smug­gling charges

The Glengarry News - - News -

The Corn­wall Regional Task Force (CRTF) charged two peo­ple with pos­ses­sion of un­stamped to­bacco Jan­uary 25 dur­ing oper­a­tions in South Glen­garry.

Alexis McDougall, 35, of Ot­tawa, and Corn­wall res­i­dent Robert Petry, 42, were ar­rested after they were stopped by po­lice along the St. Lawrence River shore­line and a sub­se­quent search of their pickup truck revealed 50 bags of un­stamped fine-cut to­bacco, weigh­ing ap­prox­i­mately 660 kg.

Mr. Petry was later re­leased and is sched­uled to ap­pear in Corn­wall court Fe­bru­ary 27.

Ms. McDougall, who was also charged with fail­ure to com­ply with an un­der­tak­ing, was held in cus­tody pend­ing a bail hear­ing.

Joy rider

The Stor­mont, Dun­das and Glen­garry OPP charged a 17-yearold South Glen­garry girl with tak­ing a mo­tor ve­hi­cle with­out con­sent and driv­ing a mo­tor ve­hi­cle with­out a valid driver’s li­cence fol­low­ing a re­port that a Dodge Dakota pickup truck had been stolen from a Loy­al­ist Road prop­erty on Fe­bru­ary 1. The sus­pect is sched­uled to ap­pear in Corn­wall court on March 8.

Breach

The Corn­wall Com­mu­nity Po­lice Ser­vice charged a 31-yearold Wil­liamstown man with breach of pro­ba­tion, breach of a court or­der, and fail­ing to keep the peace fol­low­ing an al­leged se­ries of in­ci­dents in­volv­ing his ex- girl­friend dur­ing the month of Jan­uary. The sus­pect was in cus­tody on other charges when he was ad­vised of the ad­di­tional charges on Jan­uary 31.

21 ac­ci­dents

The SD&G OPP de­tach­ment re­sponded to 139 calls for ser­vice from Fe­bru­ary 2 to 5. Of­fi­cers dealt with four do­mes­tic dis­putes, one as­sault, 21 mo­tor ve­hi­cle col­li­sions, three neigh­bour dis­putes, a fraud, a break and en­ter, 25 calls for po­lice as­sis­tance, 18 traf­fic com­plaints and haz­ards, nine 911 calls, ten alarm calls, three sud­den death in­ves­ti­ga­tions, two tres­pass­ing in­ci­dents, five Liquor Li­cence Act of­fences, one im­paired driver, a sex­ual as­sault, two thefts and one sus­pi­cious per­son call.

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