Cornwall ON – A Cornwall Community Police Service officer was arrested and charged on Thursday, March 12, 2015, following an investigation by the Ontario Provincial Police, Grenville County Detachment into a domestic violence complaint.
The 43 year old male officer has been charged with Assault contrary to the Criminal Code. The officer who has been a member with the Cornwall Community Police Service since 2008 is to appear in the Ontario Court of Justice in Brockville, on April 10, 2015. The officer has been reassigned to administrative duties.
As with all domestic related incidents, the Cornwall Community Police Service does not release the name of the charged person to protect the privacy of victims of domestic violence.
POINTING A FIREARM, CARELESS USE OF A FIREARM, UNLAWFULLY CAUSE BODILY HARM
Cornwall, ON – A 16-year-old Cornwall youth was arrested on March 23rd, 2015 and charged with pointing a firearm, careless use of a firearm and unlawfully cause bodily harm. It is alleged that on November 7th, 2013 the youth pointed an airsoft gun at a 13-year-old friend and fired the firearm causing the 13-year-old to seek medical attention for her eye. Police were contacted and an investigation ensued. On March 23rd, 2015 the youth attended police headquarters to deal with the matter. She was taken into custody, charged accordingly and released to attend court at a later date. Her name was not released as per provision of the Youth Criminal Justice Act.
POSSESSION OF A CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE, POSSESSION FOR THE PURPOSE OF TRAFFICKING, THEFT UNDER
Cornwall, ON – Paul Nicholls, 34 and Catherine Pawley, 27 both of Long Sault were arrested on March 23rd, 2015 and charged with possession of cocaine and possession of cocaine for the purpose of trafficking. Pawley was also charged with two counts of theft under $5000 for an unrelated matter. It is alleged that on March 23rd, 2015 they were found to be in possession of a quantity of cocaine when they were stopped at the port of entry. Police were contacted to investigate and took them into custody. They were charged accordingly and later released to appear in court on May 5th, 2015.