75-year-old charged in drug seizure

The Glengarry News - - The Opinion Page -

A 75-year-old North Stor­mont man has been charged af­ter po­lice seized a huge quan­tity of il­licit drugs March 12.

Dur­ing a raid at a prop­erty on County Road 15, of­fi­cers con­fis­cated 34 pounds of cannabis, 30 pounds of hash cannabis resin, 50 pounds of cannabis shake, as well as metham­phetamine (speed) pills and a firearm. The es­ti­mated street value of drugs seized $ 230,000. Gérard Sauvé, was charged with pro­duc­tion of a con­trolled sub­stance, pos­ses­sion for the pur­pose of traf­fick­ing, unau­tho­rized pos­ses­sion and care­less stor­age of a firearm, and pos­ses­sion of prop­erty ob­tained by crime. He was re­leased and sched­uled to ap­pear in Corn­wall court April 17.

The op­er­a­tion was car­ried out by mem­bers of the Com­mu­nity Street Crime Unit, emer­gency re­sponse team and Stor­mont-Dun­das-Glen­garry On­tario Pro­vin­cial Po­lice of­fi­cers.

Ut­ter­ing threats charge

A 57-year-old North Glen­garry man has been charged with two counts of ut­ter­ing threats af­ter SDG OPP of­fi­cers re­sponded to a March 13 in­ci­dent at a res­i­dence on Main Street in Glen Robert­son. Nor­mand La­combe was ar­rested af­ter the in­ves­ti­ga­tion found a man had threat­ened a fam­ily mem­ber.

Cop­per lifted

Thieves made off with cop­per wire, fit­tings and elec­tri­cal wire from a garage at a busi­ness on Lag­gan-Glenelg Road some­time on the night of March 14-15. Any­one hav­ing in­for­ma­tion on the above or any crime is asked to call SDG OPP at 1-888-310-1122 or Crime Stop­pers at 1-800222-8477.

Charges laid fol­low­ing break-in

March 16, of­fi­cers in­ves­ti­gated a re­port of a break-in at a res­i­dence on Glen Robert­son Road. Gae­tan Mé­nard, 56, of North Glen­garry, faces a charge of be­ing un­law­fully in a dwelling.

172 calls

The SDG de­tach­ment of the OPP re­sponded to 172 calls for ser­vice from March 16 to 19. Among these oc­cur­rences, of­fi­cers dealt with 16 mo­tor ve­hi­cle col­li­sions, one break and en­ter, 16 calls for po­lice as­sis­tance, 28 traf­fic com­plaints and haz­ards, two as­saults, three frauds, and one im­paired driver.

Breach of con­di­tions

A Win­nipeg woman was charged af­ter of­fi­cers re­sponded to a re­port of a dis­tur­bance on Mil­i­tary Road South, South Glen­garry. Leah Pa­trie was charged with fail­ing to com­ply with a pro­ba­tion or­der and an un­der­tak­ing.

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