Cornwall & Regional Police Blotter – Toronto Police Cold Case – Friday May 30, 2014 CPS OPP TPS


            Cornwall, ON – Alain Farley, 32 of Cornwall was arrested on May 29th, 2014 on the strength of a warrant. It is alleged that the man failed to attend court on May27th, 2014 and a warrant was issued for his arrest. On May 29th, 2014 the man attended police headquarters to deal with the matter. He was taken into custody and held for a bail hearing.


            Cornwall, ON – Julie Bilotta, 27 of Cornwall was arrested on May 29th, 2014 and charged with theft under $5000 and breach of probation for failing to keep the peace. It is alleged that on May 29th, 2014 the woman attended a Brookdale Ave Store, selected merchandise then left making no attempts to pay for the items. Police were contacted and after a short foot chase the woman was taken into custody, charged accordingly and later released to appear in court on July 10th, 2014


            Cornwall, ON – Shadrach Hughie, 26 of Keshechewan was arrested on May 30th, 2014 and charged with breaching an undertaking for having consumed alcohol. It is alleged that in the early morning hours of May 30th, 2014 police attended Nav Canada for a disturbance call. Once on scene they located the intoxicated man and took him into custody. He was charged accordingly and held for a bail hearing.

Toronto Police Service

York Regional Police requests public’s assistance with 1972 cold case, $50,000 reward offered, Yvonne Leroux, 16

Friday, May 30, 2014 – 9:31 AM
Corporate Communications
1 866-876-5423 ext 7

York Regional Police has asked us to post the following:

tps may 30The Regional Municipality of York Police Services Board is offering a $50,000 reward in an effort to solve the 1972 murder of a 16-year-old Weston youth. The reward will be in effect until March 26, 2015.

On Thursday, November 30, 1972, the body of 16-year-old Yvonne Leroux of Weston (Toronto), was located on 16th Side Road between Jane Street and Keele Street in King Township. Blunt force trauma was determined to be the cause of death. The investigation revealed that Yvonne was last seen in the evening on November 29, 1972, near the York Finch General Hospital (known today as the Humber River Hospital), located at Finch Avenue and Norfinch Drive in North York (Toronto).

At the time of the murder, officers conducted interviews and investigated information supplied by the public, however the death of Yvonne Leroux remains unsolved.

Yvonne Leroux is described as approximately 5’3″, with a medium build, with long, dark brown wavy hair, last seen wearing a navy-blue wool coat, a white shirt, blue jeans, a metal chain around her neck, and and three-quarter-length tan boots with zippers, and carrying a brown purse.

Despite the passage of time, investigators in our Homicide Unit remain actively committed to solving this case. With the advent of new forensic techniques and input from members of the public, investigators are hopeful that they will be able to move the investigation forward.

Anyone with information is asked to contact York Regional Police at 1 866-876-5423 ext 7865, Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-TIPS (8477), online at, text TOR and your message to CRIMES (274637), or Leave A Tip on Facebook. Download the free Crime Stoppers Mobile App on iTunes, Google Play or Blackberry App World.

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