75-year-old charged in drug seizure
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.
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.
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.