2 hurt in ATV rollover
Two men suffered serious injuries when the all-terrain vehicle they were riding rolled over on Auld McMillan Road in North Glengarry May 12.
At 8:30 p.m., Stormont-DundasGlengarry Ontario Provincial Police officers responded to the single-vehicle accident, which occurred when the ATV entered a ditch and rolled over. The two men were taken to hospital with serious non- ife-threatening injuries.
The SD&G OPP detachment is investigating the recent theft of a truck from a property on County Road 19 in South Glengarry. The vehicle, a grey 2011 Chevy Silverado with Ontario plate AW75343, was reported stolen May 4.
Stolen equipment recovered
Ronald Mountain, 65, of North Glengarry, was charged with possession of property obtained by crime over $5,000 May 5 after police recovered a Kubota mini backhoe and trailer which had previously been reported stolen from a property on County Road 24 in North Glengarry.
A 50-year-old Lac du Bonnet, Manitoba woman was charged with failing to comply with the conditions of an undertaking May 5 after an OPP investigation revealed that she was in breach of her previous release conditions when she was stopped on a Highway 401 off-ramp in South Glengarry. Leah Patrie was held in custody pending a bail appearance at a later date.
The Cornwall Community Police Service recently charged a 46-year-old Martintown woman with theft under $5,000 and breach of an undertaking (failing to keep the peace) twice within a three-day span. Police charged Chantal Ceasor May 7 for allegedly stealing from a business on Thirteenth Street April 24. She was later released, however, two days later, she was charged again after allegedly taking items from a business on Ninth Street May 2.
Members of the Cornwall Regional Task Force (CRTF) arrested one suspect and seized more than half a tonne of contraband tobacco as the result of a recently-concluded investigation in South Glengarry. Officers were conducting a border integrity operation along the shoreline of the St. Lawrence River on the night of April 29 when they spotted a vessel without its lights on, travelling at a high speed away from the Summerstown area. A short time later, members stopped a speeding and suspicious-looking 2007 Dodge Ram pickup truck whose driver was attempting to access an eastbound ramp on nearby Highway 401.
Upon inspection of the vehicle, police uncovered 38 bags of unstamped fine cut tobacco weighing 659.3 kg, and consequently arrested the driver, 33-year-old Donald Andrew Giasson, of Kahnawake, Que..
Mr. Giasson was charged with possession of unstamped tobacco and charges under the provincial Tobacco Tax Act.