Former Cornwall Priest RONALD LEGER Faces 7 More Charges 090917

Former Cornwall Priest RONALD LEGER Faces 7 More Charges 090917

Cornwall Ontario – We covered convicted Priest Ronald Leger back in 2015, but he’s back in the news again with more historical sexual charges. Mr. Leger is now 79 and on day parole after pleading guilty to sexually assaulting young men previously. Mr. Leger’s lawyer, Saul Simmonds stated that he will vigorously defend his client’s […]

Who Voted for Stupid Roundabouts in Long Sault? By Jamie Gilcig 090917

Who Voted for Stupid Roundabouts in Long Sault?  By Jamie Gilcig 090917

Cornwall Ontario – Over $2M for not one, but two roundabouts in Long Sault Ontario highlighted why most of their council, and those that voted for it via the United Counties of SD&G,  should not be trusted with cutlery, never mind an elected seat, after not one, but two fatal accidents closed the 401 Eastbound […]

IROQUOIS DAM GATES TO BE RAISED FOR RECREATIONAL BOAT PASSAGE 090817

IROQUOIS DAM GATES TO BE RAISED FOR RECREATIONAL BOAT PASSAGE 090817

Cornwall ONTARIO  –Ontario Power Generation (OPG) is‎ advising users of the St. Lawrence River that the gates used for recreational boat passage at Iroquois Dam will be raised and available for use by September 13, 2017. Boaters should exercise caution near the Iroquois Dam as water flows remain higher than previous years. This notification is […]

401 E Now Closed at Ingleside – Another Fatal Collision 090817

401 E Now Closed at Ingleside – Another Fatal Collision 090817

FATAL MOTOR VEHICLE COLLISION – ROADWAY CLOSED   (South Stormont) – Stormont, Dundas & Glengarry (SD&G) Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) officers are currently at the scene of a two (2) vehicle fatal collision on Highway 401 Mile maker 769 (Ingleside), South Stormont Township.   Preliminary investigation has indicated that at approximately 12:30pm, a passenger vehicle travelling […]

#OPP Report 401E LONG SAULT Closed After 3 Vehicle Fatal Collision 090817

#OPP Report 401E LONG SAULT  Closed After 3 Vehicle Fatal Collision 090817

FATAL MOTOR VEHICLE COLLISION – ROADWAY CLOSED   (South Stormont) – Stormont, Dundas & Glengarry (SD&G) Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) officers are currently at the scene of a three (3) vehicle fatal collision on Highway 401 (east of the Moulinette Road exit, Long Sault), South Stormont Township.   Preliminary investigation has indicated that at approximately 11:27pm, […]

ALERT Thunder & Rain For Cornwall Ontario Area SEPT 7 2017

ALERT Thunder & Rain For Cornwall Ontario Area SEPT 7 2017

CORNWALL ONTARIO – Expect up to 5mm of rain Thursday and Friday in the Cornwall area with potential Thunderstorms starting Thursday! Lows will drop to about 10c overnight with highs near 20 until the weekend when we’re expecting warmer temps and lots of sunshine!   11:52 AM EDT Thursday 07 September 2017 Weather advisory in […]

Thieving in South Stormont #OPP Round Up for 090717

Thieving in South Stormont #OPP Round Up for 090717

BREAK IN     (South Stormont) — On September 5, 2017 at approximately 12:59am SD&G OPP officers responded to a report of a Break and Enter at a Business on Highway 138, South Stormont Township. Investigation indicated that on September 5, 2017 culprit(s) forcibly entered the business but did not remove any items An investigation continues.   (South […]

Tip Leads to CRTF Tobacco Bust BLAZE WHITE & TYLOR ARMSTRONG Busted 090517

Tip Leads to CRTF Tobacco Bust BLAZE WHITE & TYLOR ARMSTRONG Busted 090517

    COMMUNITY TIP LEADS TO TWO ARRESTS BY THE CRTF (SUMMERSTOWN, ON) On August 28, 2017, while on patrol in the South Glengarry area, investigators of the Cornwall Regional Task Force (CRTF) observed suspicious activity occurring along Chevrier Road. Officers observed a boat, loaded with garbage bags of contraband tobacco, being off loaded on […]

CLINT FROATS of South Stormont Charged by #OPP Impaired After Rollover 090117

CLINT FROATS of South Stormont Charged by #OPP Impaired After Rollover 090117

(LEEDS, ON.) –   Officers of the Leeds Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police arrested an impaired driver after a collision. On the September 1, 2017 at about 12:10 A.M Leeds O.P.P officers responded to a single motor vehicle collision on Highway 401 westbound in Front of Yonge Township. The vehicle was eastbound when the driver lost control and rolled several times into […]

Cornwall Free News Q2 Numbers UP 44% From 2016! Ad Deals! 083017

Cornwall Free News Q2 Numbers UP 44% From 2016!   Ad Deals!  083017

It’s not easy being an Independent media outlet, especially in Cornwall Ontario!  Yet somehow, with limited resources, we keep growing our audience as we start to venture away and grow our Ottawa, Montreal, Toronto, and other city markets. We finally had time to publish our Second Quarter numbers and you clearly like clicking on our […]

Mashup on 401 West at Lancaster Ontario 082917 #OPP

Mashup on 401 West at Lancaster Ontario 082917 #OPP

Cornwall Ontario – Special thanks to CFN viewer Kris MacDonald who sent in the two picks for mess on the 401. COLLISION: #Hwy401 WB at County Rd 2 #Lancaster – Single vehicle blocking all WB lanes, emergency services on scene. ^cc — OPPCommunicationsER (@OPP_COMM_ER) August 29, 2017 Traffic has been diverted to highway 2 as […]

CRTF $105K Tobacco Bust in South Glengarry 082917

CRTF $105K Tobacco Bust in South Glengarry 082917

    Two Males Charged For Possession Of Unstamped Tobacco (SOUTH GLENGARRY, ON) On August  21, 2017, while on patrol in South Glengarry area, investigators of the Cornwall Regional Task Force (CRTF) observed suspicious activity occurring along the St. Lawrence River shoreline. Investigators later stopped a white Chevrolet Express van leaving the area. Inside the […]

SD&G #OPP Round Up for August 25, 2017 DRUG Bust in S Glengarry

SD&G #OPP Round Up for August 25, 2017 DRUG Bust in S Glengarry

WARRANT EXECUTED – DRUGS SEIZED   (SOUTH GLENGARRY, ON) On August 24, 2017, members of the Organized Crime Enforcement Bureau – Drug Enforcement Unit (DEU) and SD&G OPP executed a Controlled Drugs and Substances Search Warrant on a residence on Concession Road 8, South Glengarry. This resulted in the seizure of, a quantity of Marihuana plants, Marihuana, […]

CHRISTOPHER MERKLEY Killed in 2 Vehicle Collision in N Dundas #OPP 082517

CHRISTOPHER MERKLEY Killed in 2 Vehicle Collision in N Dundas #OPP 082517

                                      OPP INVESTIGATING FATAL CRASH   (NORTH DUNDAS, ON) – On August 22, 2017 at approximately 8:16pm members of the Stormont, Dundas and Glengarry detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a two (2) vehicle collision on Thompson Road and Steen Road, North Dundas Township, Ontario.   The investigation revealed that the ATV, driven by Christopher […]

BREAKING – Officer Hurt During Flash Grenade 5 Location Drug Bust in Cornwall 082317

BREAKING – Officer Hurt During Flash Grenade 5 Location Drug Bust in Cornwall 082317

CORNWALL ONTARIO –  As a result of ongoing investigations into the illegal drug activity five drug warrants were executed this morning in the city of Cornwall. The Cornwall Street Crime Unit executed the warrants with assistance of the Cornwall Emergency Response team, OPP, RCMP and CBSA. Several arrests have been made as well as seizure […]

Busy Weekend for SD&G #OPP Police Blotter 082217

Busy Weekend for SD&G #OPP Police Blotter 082217

DANGEROUS OPERATION OF A VEHICLE   (South Glengarry) – On August 21, 2017 at approximately 5:18pm, an Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Stormont Dundas and Glengarry officers attempted to intercept a vehicle following a report of a traffic complaint on Highway 401, South Stormont Township. The vehicle was located and failed to comply with the request and continued […]

T Storm & Tornado ALERT for EASTERN ONTARIO (Cornwall) 082217

T Storm & Tornado ALERT for EASTERN ONTARIO (Cornwall) 082217

CORNWALL ONTARIO – Today will be a fine day to be a duck!   Rain, Thunderstorms and even warnings of Tornadoes are featured in Eastern Ontario. The good news is that we should have another rare sunny rain free weekend! Expect highs in the mid 20’s c through early next week! Alerts for: Cornwall – […]

#OPP ID KIMBERLY OOSTING 32 as 401 W Collision Fatality 082217

#OPP ID KIMBERLY OOSTING 32 as 401 W Collision Fatality 082217

OPP INVESTIGATING FATAL CRASH – VICTIM IDENTIFIED     (South Glengarry) – On August 21, 2017 at approximately 2:29PM members of the Stormont, Dundas and Glengarry detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a six (6) vehicle collision on Highway 401, South Glengarry Township.   Four (4) passenger vehicles and two (2) tractor trailers were involved […]