‘In­de­cent, sex­u­ally vi­o­lent phone calls’

The Glengarry News - - News -

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.

STEVEN WAR­BUR­TON PHOTO

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.

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