‘Indecent, sexually violent phone calls’
A man from Stormont-DundasGlengarry has been charged with making “numerous indecent and sexually violent phone calls to various people and agencies in Canada and the United States.”
Ryan Munroe, 26, was charged after Stormont-Dundas-Glengarry Ontario Provincial Police officers executed two search warrants at two residences in South Dundas and South Stormont.
The nine-month investigation was completed with the assistance of the OPP SD&G, United States Capitol Police, the US Department of Homeland Security, Brantford Police and The Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP).
The accused is charged with indecent communications, uttering threats to cause bodily harm and public mischief.
The OPP is asking anyone with information regarding this incident to contact police at 1-888-3101122. Should you wish to remain anonymous, you may call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), where you may be eligible to receive a cash reward of up to $2,000. Stolen SUV recovered
A Cornwall man was arrested after Stormont-Dundas-Glengarry Ontario Provincial Police officers responded to an April 24 disturbance at a residence on Molan Street in Lancaster.
The investigation revealed that a man had unlawfully entered a residence and left shortly afterwards. The Mitsubishi SUV the man was driving had been stolen from Cornwall.
Police later found the man in Lancaster.
Marc André Fournier, 35, was charged with possession of property obtained by crime, failing to comply with conditions of a probation order and being unlawfully in a dwelling. 67 arms surrendered At last report, some 67 firearms had been surrendered in SDG to the OPP under the gun amnesty that was held throughout the month of April. Breach of conditions
Pierre Larose, 59, of North Glengarry man was charged with breaching conditions April 25 after SD&G OPP Community Street Crime Unit officers arrested him in Cornwall. 158 on the 401
April 24 and 25, SD&G OPP officers intercepted several vehicles for travelling at excessive speeds. The vehicles were impounded and the driver's permit seized for seven days.
One of the speeders was a 63year-old North Glengarry man who was clocked at 158 kilometres per hour while driving on Highway 401 in South Glengarry. He was charged with stunt driving. Six people charged after tobacco seized
Six Cornwall residents were charged following a seizure of contraband tobacco in South Glengarry.
In the early morning hours of April 17, police officers discovered a trio of vehicles travelling in a convoy leaving Hamilton Island. All were heavily loaded with bags containing unstamped, fine cut raw tobacco.
Further investigation led officers to believe that the contraband had been unloaded from a vessel onto a property on the island.
The four male and two female suspects were arrested without incident for possession of unstamped tobacco.
The vehicles and 894 kilograms of tobacco were seized.
Charged are Denis Bedard, 32, Madison Bennett, 25, Alex Daniel 63, Angel Lowe-Sweet, 24, Warren Skye, 23, and Jordan MacDonald 27.
The arrests were made by members of the Cornwall Regional Task Force (CRTF) as they were conducting a border integrity operation targeting smuggling activity in, and around the St. Lawrence River corridor.
April 18, CRTF Members on patrol in the east end of Cornwall, observed suspicious activities on the property of the Co-op Marina. Further investigation led the officers to discover that a vehicle, which had departed from the marina, was loaded with unstamped fine cut tobacco.
Ernest Corbiere, 42, of Snye, Québec, was arrested without incident, and a Chevrolet Tahoe 2004 was seized along with 20 bags of unstamped fine cut tobacco weighing 357.44 kilograms. The suspect was also found in possession of ten Oxycodone pills. He has been charged with possession of unstamped tobacco and of a controlled substance. Bolster weak spots
“Border integrity is important for Canadians. Shoreline residents can be the first to witness any suspicious activity along the St. Lawrence River where organized crime groups are trying to find weak spots to exploit. It’s in everyone’s best interest to report suspicious activities,” stated Insp. Sue Black, Officer in charge of the RCMP Cornwall Detachment.
If you have any information regarding criminal activity in your area, call the CRTF at 1-613-9372800 or call Crime Stoppers at 1800-222-8477. The CRTF is a joint forces partnership that includes the Royal Canadian Mounted Police, the Ontario Provincial Police, the Canada Border Services Agency and the Ontario Ministry of Finance.
HEAD- ON CRASH: A head-on collision on County Road 43 at Vallance Road near Maxville Monday forced police to detour traffic around the area. At press time, no details were available.