Cornwall Ontario Police Blotter for Monday March 3, 2014

Cornwall Ontario Police Blotter for Monday March 3, 2014
Cornwall Police Chief Dan Parkinson
Cornwall Police Chief Dan Parkinson

IMPAIRED

 

Cornwall, ON – Carol Ladouceur, 49 of Green Valley was arrested on March 1st, 2014 and charged with impaired operation of a motor vehicle and over 80. It is alleged that on March 1st, 2014 the woman was found to be operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of alcohol. She was taken into custody during a traffic stop in the area of South Branch Road and McConnell and charged accordingly. She was later released to attend court on March 18th, 2014.

 

OVERCOME RESISTANCE, ASSAULT, THEFT UNDER, FORCIBLE CONFINEMENT, BREACHES

 

Cornwall, ON – A 33-year-old Cornwall man was arrested on February 28th, 2014 and charged with assault, theft under, overcome resistance, forcible confinement and eight counts of breach of probation for failing to keep the peace and being in the possession of alcohol. It is alleged that on two occasions during the month of January the man choked, slapped, pushed his 25-year-old girlfriend and prevented her from leaving the apartment all the while taking her phone from her. Police were later contacted and an investigation ensued. On February 28th, 2014 the man was located by police at a local truck stop. He was taken into custody and during the arrest the man was found to be in possession of a bottle of alcohol. He was charged accordingly and held for a bail hearing. His name was not released as it might identify the victim in the matter.

 

PUBLIC INTOXICATION, THREATS, POSSESSION OF A CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE

 

Cornwall, ON – Shawn Valade, 39 of Cornwall was arrested on March 2nd, 2014 and charged with threats to life and possession of a controlled substance as well as being intoxicated in a public place. It is alleged that in the early morning hours of March 2nd, 2014 police located the intoxicated man at the Nativity Center. He was taken into custody for being intoxicated in a public place and while on rout to police headquarters he threatened the officer’s life and the life of the officer’s family. Once at police headquarters the man was also found to be in possession of a small quantity of marihuana. He was charged accordingly and later released to appear in court on March 25th, 2014.

 

THREATS TO LIFE

 

Cornwall, ON – A 40-year-old Cornwall man was arrested on March 4th, 2014 and charged with threats to life. It is alleged that on January 16th, 2014 the man threatened to kill his 23-year-old ex-girlfriend. Police were contacted and an investigation ensued. On March 3rd, 2014 the man was spotted by a member of the Cornwall Community Police Service. He 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.

OPP

OPP INVESTIGATING 2nd FATAL MSV CRASH IN 3 WEEKS

(SOUTH GLENGARRY, ON) – On March 2, 2014 at approximately 4:30am, officers of the Stormont, Dundas and Glengarry (SDG) detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a fatal Motorized Snow Vehicle (MSV) on County Road 2 near 4th Line Road, South Glengarry.

A passenger, Alex Miller, 21 of South Glengarry, was killed when he struck a pole while riding on the MSV.  The driver, a 27-year-old Cornwall man was arrested and held for a bail hearing in the Ontario Court of Justice, Cornwall on Monday, March 3, 2014.  He is facing charges of:

·         Impaired Operation Cause Death
·         Over 80 Cause Death and
·         Drive While Disqualified

Anyone with information about this crash is asked to contact the SDG OPP at 1-88-310-1122.

This is the second alcohol related death on a MSV in the past 3 weeks.

On February 11, 2014, SDG OPP officers charged a 22-year-old South Stormont man for Impaired Cause Death, Over 80 Cause Death and Possession of a controlled Substance when the MSV he was driving lost control, ejecting both occupants.  One male passenger, Daniel Andre, 21 of South Stormont died when he struck a tree.

“Driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs results in dire consequences,” said Inspector Paul Bedard, Manager Traffic and Marine, East Region. “Driving a snowmobile or any other vehicle under the influence is completely irresponsible. Don’t be that driver. Your family and friends appreciate it.”

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