BREAK AND ENTER
Cornwall, ON – A 17-year-old Cornwall youth was arrested on November 9th, 2015 and charged with break and enter. It is alleged in the month of September, 2015 the youth forced his way into a Cumberland Street residence and removed property. Police were contacted and an investigation ensued. On November 9th, 2015 the youth was taken into custody, charged accordingly and released to appear in court at a later date. His name was not released as per provision of the Youth Criminal Justice Act.
THEFT UNDER $5000
Cornwall, ON – Kevin Miller, 29 of Cornwall was arrested on November 9th, 2015 and charged with theft under $5000. It is alleged on October 30th, 2015 the man attended a Second Street East store and removed some liquor bottles making no attempt to pay for the items as he left the store. Police were contacted and an investigation ensued. On November 9th, 2015 the man was taken into custody during a traffic stop, charged accordingly and held for a bail hearing.
Cornwall, ON – Mindy Heerkens, 31of Cornwall was arrested on November 9th, 2015 on the strength of a warrant. It is alleged the woman failed to attend court on June 2nd, 2015 and a warrant was issued for her arrest. On November 9th, 2015 a member of the Cornwall Community Police Service attended the Cornwall Courthouse and executed the warrant. She was then held for a bail hearing.
Cornwall, ON – Starr Hill, 25 of Cornwall was arrested on November 9th, 2015 and charged with breach of recognizance for failing to report to police and failing to keep the peace. It is alleged the woman failed to report on October 26th, 2015 and an investigation ensued. On November 9th, 2015 the woman attended police headquarters to deal with the matter. She was taken into custody, charged accordingly and held for a bail hearing.
Cornwall, ON – David Oldham, 25 of Cornwall was arrested on November 9th, 2015 and charged with extortion. It is alleged on October 11th, 2015 the man threatened to post defamatory statements of a 52-year-old woman known to him if he wasn’t paid money. Police were contacted and an investigation ensued. On November 9th, 2015 the man attended police headquarters to deal with the matter. He was taken into custody, charged accordingly and held for a bail hearing.
THIS WEEK IN POLICING
In the week of November 02nd to November 09th, Hawkesbury Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) officers responded to 197 occurrences. One break and enter incident was reported. No assault incident was reported during that week. Five incidents of theft were reported. In the last week, officers investigated one impaired driving related incident. Out of these 197 occurrences, 21 concluded with charges.
UPDATE – ASSAULT ON A 12-YEAR-OLD
Male arrested and charged
(HAWKESBURY, ON) – The Hawkesbury Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) investigated an assault incident on a 12-year-old that occurred on October 15th at the Hawkesbury General Hospital.
A 12-year-old female was approached by an elderly male while at the Hawkesbury General Hospital. The suspect had asked the young girl if her mother was with her and shortly after returned and grabbed her left forearm, tugged on it and told her to come and sit with him. The visibly disturbed female came to the attention of other persons in the waiting room who told the suspect to leave her alone. At that moment, the suspect left the hospital.
With the assistance of the public and the Security personnel at the Hawkesbury General Hospital, the suspect was later identified and located. On October 24th, Hawkesbury OPP officer, Constable Matthew Priess arrested and charged the suspect.
Ronald LLOYD (71 yrs) of Grenville, Quebec was arrested and charged under the Criminal Code of Canada with the following section:
– 266 Assault
He was later released and scheduled to appear at court on November 18th, 2015 in L’Orignal.
The Hawkesbury OPP wishes to recognize the great contribution of the community in the resolution of this incident.
HIT AND RUN – SOUGHT DRIVER ARRESTED AND CHARGED
(CHAMPLAIN, ON) – The Hawkesbury Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) investigated a motor vehicle collision that occurred at the intersection of Highway 34 and Greenlane Road in Champlain where the driver of a vehicle involved had failed to remain at the scene of the collision.
On Wednesday November 04th, shortly before 2:30 pm, police were called to investigate a motor vehicle collision where a vehicle had struck the side wall of a business building and a parked vehicle at the intersection of Highway 34 and Greenlane Road in Champlain.
The suspect refused to wait for police and fled the scene of the collision, driving in a dangerous manner and at a high rate of speed with two passengers on board. Direction of travel and description of the suspect vehicle was provided to police, he was then spotted driving dangerously in Hawkesbury. After dropping off both passengers in town, the suspect vehicle failed to stop for police and almost collided head on with a police cruiser and then clipped a second cruiser without causing damage before fleeing the scene once again. Police managed to obtain the license plate number of the suspect vehicle. Same was attached to the wrong vehicle as it was registered to a black Nissan instead of the black Ford Mustang involved in the incident.
The suspect vehicle was later observed by police travelling on Highway 417 at an excessive high rate of speed and once again, failed to stop for police. The black Ford Mustang had severe front end damages. Police were on the hunt of the suspect vehicle and its driver.
The suspect was later identified as Samuel AUGER (18 yrs) of St-Jacques Road in Russell Township. He was arrested and charged the next day under the Criminal Code of Canada with the following sections:
– 249.1(1) Flight while Pursued by Peace Officer
– 249(1)(a) Dangerous Operation of Motor Vehicle
– 270.01(1)(a) Assault A Peace Officer with a weapon
– 279(2) Forcible Confinement (2 counts)
He was also charged under the Highway Traffic Act with the following sections:
– 200(1)(a) Fail to remain (2 counts)
– 12(1)(d) Use plate not authorized for vehicle
Further investigation revealed that the vehicle was not insured.
He was also charged under the Compulsory Automobile Insurance Act with the following section:
– 2(1)(a) Operate a motor vehicle without insurance
The set minimum fine for driving without insurance is $5000.
He was later released and scheduled to appear at court on December 02nd, 2015 in L’Orignal.
STOLEN VEHICLE TRAPPED IN FARMERS’ FIELD
(EAST HAWKESBURY, ON) – On Thursday November 05th, shortly before 8:30 pm, Hawkesbury OPP officers responded to a single motor vehicle collision on La Grande Montee Road in East Hawkesbury.
Investigation revealed that the driver of a 2014 black Ford F150 had lost control and went into the ditch ending up into a farmers’ field. The driver had walked away from the scene of the collision.
Constable Bradley Giroux, assisted by the OPP Canine Unit and Emergency Response Team (ERT), attended the scene and located the driver in proximity of the collision site. The driver did not sustain any injuries.
Investigation also revealed that the vehicle had been stolen from a business in Chateauguay Quebec.
Consequently, the driver, Matthieu NORMAND (28 yrs) of no fixed address, was arrested and charged under the Criminal Code of Canada with the following section:
– 354(1)(a) Possession Property Obtained by Crime Over $5,000 – in Canada
He was also charged under the Highway Traffic Act with the following section:
– 32(1) Drive motor vehicle – no licence
– 130 Careless driving
He was not released and kept for a bail hearing scheduled the next day on November 06th, 2015 at L’Orignal court.
BREAK AND ENTER
(CHAMPLAIN, ON) – The Hawkesbury OPP is investigating a break and enter that occurred in a garage situated at a residence on Bay Road in Champlain Township.
It is believed that the break-in occurred sometime between November 02nd and November 05th, 2015. Someone entered the garage and stole a red Honda 2000 Watts generator worth approximately $3,000.
DRUGS SEIZED AT TRAFFIC STOP
(South Dundas) – On November 9, 2015 at approximately 7:17pm, Stormont, Dundas & Glengarry (SD&G) Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) officers intercepted a vehicle at a property on County Road 4, South Dundas Township. The stop resulted in the seizure of a quantity of suspected marihuana.
The male driver, Cody MACDONALD (21) of South Dundas Township and female passenger, Victoria ROBILLARD (20) of North Dundas Township were arrested and each charged with;
– Possession of a Controlled Substance – Under 30 Grams
Both were released and scheduled to appear at the Ontario Court of Justice in Morrisburg on December 8, 2015.
BREACH OF CONDITIONS
(South Glengarry) – On November 9, 2015 at approximately 9:09pm, SD&G OPP officers intercepted a vehicle on Highway 401, South Glengarry Township. A check of the male passenger revealed that he was in breach of conditions imposed from previous incidents.
Charles MACIER (21) of Montreal, Quebec was arrested and is charged with;
– Fail to Comply with Recognizance (being in the Province of Ontario)
– Fail to Comply with a Probation Order (2 counts – Fail to keep the peace/Possess Credit Card)
He was held in custody pending an appearance (bail) at the Ontario Court of Justice in Cornwall today (November 10, 2015).