Cornwall, Ontario – A 30 year old Cornwall man was arrested on July 2, 2014. He is bound by a Probation Order and a Recognizance Order with the relevant conditions to not have contact with the two women involved in this incident, and to keep the peace and be of good behaviour. It is alleged that between June 30 and July 1, 2014, the man contacted his estranged common-law girlfriend in excess of 60 times by phone and by text message. He was attempting to prevent her from testifying against him in another criminal court matter. He also contacted the other woman that he is not supposed to, in excess of 40 times by phone. Police were contacted and an investigation was conducted. The man turned himself in at the police station. He was charged with Criminal Harassment, Obstruct Justice, Harassing Telephone Calls, three counts of Breach of Probation and three counts of Breach of Recognizance. He was held for a Bail Hearing. His name is not being released in order to protect the identity of the victims.
Cornwall, ON – Michael McCoy, age 53, of Cornwall, was arrested on July 2, 2014. It is alleged that on this date he attended the residence of a woman who is known to him. They had a conversation. At one point the woman was distracted for a moment and he grabbed her breast without consent. Police were contacted and an investigation was conducted. He was charged with sexual assault. He was released to appear in court on July 24, 2014. The woman did not suffer any injury as a result of the incident.
Cornwall, ON – James MacFarlane, age 29, of Cornwall, was arrested on July 3, 2014. He is bound by two Probation Orders with the relevant condition to keep the peace and be of good behaviour. It is alleged that on this date he threatened to kill a Cornwall woman after she told him to get out of her neighbour’s back yard. Police were contacted and an investigation was conducted. He was charged with Uttering Threats and two counts of Breach of Probation. He was held for a Bail Hearing.