Cornwall Police Blotter & SIU Investigate Suicide of OPS Staff Sergeant Kalid Ghadban SEPT 29, 2014

Cornwall Police Blotter & SIU Investigate Suicide of OPS Staff Sergeant Kalid Ghadban SEPT 29, 2014

CCPS LOGOTHREATS

 

Cornwall, ON – Robert Couch, 43 of Cornwall was arrested on September 26th, 2014 and charged with threats. It is alleged that on September 26th, 2014 the man attended the Social Services Department on Pitt Street and threatened to shoot everyone at a bank and at social services. Police were contacted and an investigation ensued. On September 26th, 2014 police located the man at a Marlborough Street address and took him into custody. He was charged accordingly and released to appear in court on October 28th, 2014.

 

ASSAULT, ASSAULT WITH A WEAPON, BREACH

 

Cornwall, ON – A 21-year-old Cornwall woman was arrested on September 27th, 2014 and charged with two counts of assault, assault with a weapon, breach of probation for failing to keep the peace and breach of recognizance for being with someone she has conditions not to associate with. It is alleged that on September 26th, 2014 during an argument at a Marlborough Street convenience store the woman punched an 18-year-old man known to her then punched her 18-year-old sister in the head with brass knuckles. Police were called and an investigation ensued. During their investigation the woman was located at a Pitt Street address, taken into custody, charged accordingly and held for a bail hearing. Her name was not released as it would identify the victims in the matter.

 

FLIGHT FROM POLICE, DANGEROUS DRIVING, DRIVE DISQUALIFIED

 

Cornwall, ON – Christopher Raymond, 38 of Cornwall was arrested on September 27th, 2014 and charged with dangerous driving, flight from police and drive while disqualified. It is alleged that in the early morning hours of September 27th, 2014 police attended the area of Second Street and Adolphus Street in regards to a disturbance call. Once on scene a Grand Prix fled the area in a dangerous manor and failed to stop for police as it travelled eastbound on Second Street. The vehicle and driver were later located by police at a Bryden Avenue address. The man was taken into custody, charged accordingly and released to appear in court at a later date.

 

BREACH

 

Cornwall, ON – Trevor Seguin, 22 of Cornwall was arrested on September 27th, 2014 and charged with breaching his probation for having consumed alcohol and failing to keep the peace. It is alleged that in the early morning hours of September 27th, 2014 the man attended police headquarters while intoxicated and caused a disturbance. He was taken into custody and charged accordingly. He was later released to appear in court at a later date.

 

 

IMPAIRED, OVER 80

 

Cornwall, ON – Tyler White, 49 of Akwesasne was arrested on September 27th, 2014 and charged with impaired operation of a motor vehicle and over 80. It is alleged that in the early morning hours of September 27th, 2014 the man was found to be operating a motor vehicle that struck a storefront of a First Street East restaurant while under the influence of alcohol. He was taken into custody, charged accordingly and later released to attend court on October 20th, 2014.

 

ASSAULT, MISCHIEF

 

Cornwall, ON – A 36-year-old Cornwall man was arrested on September 27th, 2014 and charged with assault and mischief. It is alleged that on September 27th, 2014 during an argument with his 40-year-old girlfriend the man punched her in the mouth and pushed her. He also threw her cell phone across the room causing it to break. Police were contacted and an investigation ensued. During their investigation the man was taken into custody, charged accordingly and held for a bail hearing. His name was not released as it might identify the victim in the matter.

 

BREACH

 

Cornwall, ON – Jason Lewis, 42 of Cornwall was arrested on September 28th, 2014 and charged with breaching his probation order and undertaking for being in the company of someone that he has conditions not to associate with and for failing to keep the peace. He was also charged with breach for having consumed alcohol. It is alleged that on September 28th, 2014 the man was spotted by a member of the Cornwall Community Police Service walking in the area of Fourth Street and Sydney Street in the company of someone he has conditions not to associate with. He was taken into custody and found to have had consumed alcohol. He was charged accordingly and held for a bail hearing.

 

ASSAULT, WARRANT

 

Cornwall, ON – A 35-year-old Cornwall man was arrested on September 28th, 2014 on the strength of a warrant for driving offences and also charged with assault and breach of undertaking for failing to keep the peace. It is alleged that on September 28th, 2014 during an argument with his 36-year-old ex-girlfriend the man grabbed her and pushed her to the ground. Police were contacted and an investigation ensued. During their investigation the man was located at a Walton Street address, taken into custody and charged accordingly. He was transported to police headquarters and held for a bail hearing. His name was not released as it might identify the victim in the matter.

SIU

Mississauga (29 September, 2014) — Ontario’s Special Investigations Unit (SIU) is probing the circumstances surrounding the death of 43-year-old Ottawa Police Service (OPS) Staff Sergeant Kalid Ghadban  yesterday afternoon.

Preliminary information indicates the following:

  • On Sunday, September 28, 2014, there was an incident at the OPS police station located at 474 Elgin Street, in Ottawa.
  • Staff Sergeant Ghadban suffered serious injuries and was transported to hospital where he was later pronounced dead.

The SIU has assigned three investigators and one forensic investigator to probe the circumstances of this incident.

The SIU is an arm’s length agency that investigates reports involving police where there has been death, serious injury or allegations of sexual assault. Under the Police Services Act, the Director of the SIU must

  • consider whether an officer has committed a criminal offence  in connection with the incident under investigation
  • depending on the evidence, lay a criminal charge against the officer if appropriate or close the file without any charges being laid
  • report the results of any investigations to the Attorney General.

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jules
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My husband knows the Ghadban family (an elderly man who ran a grocery store and complained about taxes all the time and this man would be his relative Harry Ghadban) and my daughter worked with one of them about 4 years ago. I just told my husband who this cop was and he was in shock about it. We do have our theories. This man had a high position in Ottawa’s police department. The stress in the police department here in Ottawa is pretty bad of the things that they all have to deal with. This man is very well… Read more »
Hugger1
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Why is the SIU Investigating the suicide of OPS Staff Sergeant Kalid Ghadban? There’s only one person with the answers and he’s not here any longer.

Cdaco
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@ hugger1

So when people get murdered should we just not care too? Sometimes it may look like a suicide, but thank god people like you aren’t on the force to figure it out

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