One of Cornwall’s most popular eateries, Cedars on Wheels, has Cornwall Police attending.
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Sgt. Kristine Rae of the OPP reported that the investigation is ongoing and a release will be issued later this afternoon.
It was not confirmed if the action at Cedars on Wheels is in direct relation to the police action at Park and St. Lawrence Drive near the college.
The phone line to Cedars on Wheels says that the number has been disconnected. CCPS at the scene would not confirm if this was done by police.
UPDATE 2:25 PM
The arrests today were connected to Project Harden, a joint forces action listed below.
PROJECT HARDEN – SEARCH WARRANTS AND ARRESTS
The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Organized Crime Enforcement Bureau, Provincial Weapons Enforcement Unit (PWEU) and its partners, the Ottawa Police Service (OPS), the Cornwall Community Police Service (CCPS), the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA), the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) and the Akwesasne Mohawk Police Service (AMPS) “Project HARDEN”, a joint forces investigation focused on trafficking in the Cornwall area.