Excavator, trailer heist
The Stormont, Dundas and Glengarry OPP are investigating the recent theft of a mini excavator and trailer from a property on South Service Road in South Glengarry.
A 2017 John Deere and a black 2009 Belmont SS1 were taken sometime on the night of December 6-7.
A 22-year-old North Glengarry man was charged with possession of a controlled substance (hydromorphone) after he was picked up by police on Dominion Street in Alexandria December 5. Elias Johnston is scheduled to appear in Alexandria court January 9.
A 37-year-old Cornwall motorist faces a number of charges – including five counts of failing to comply with a probation order, and two counts of driving while disqualified – following a traffic stop on Highway 417 in North Glengarry December 4. Shane Riopelle, who was also charged with obstructing a peace officer and impersonation with intent to gain advantage, was held in cus- tody pending a bail hearing in Cornwall court.
Cocaine case update
A Cornwall man charged with possession of cocaine for the purpose of trafficking will next appear in Alexandria court January 9. Jeffrey Cameron, 47, was ar- rested by members of the Cornwall Regional Task Force (CRTF) October 17 during a border integrity operation along the St. Lawrence River near Cornwall.
Mr. Cameron was apprehended after he attempted to flee from police in an SUV.