Cornwall, ON – Jody Burgess, 48 of Cornwall was arrested on May 18th, 2017 and charged with theft under $5000 and breach of probation for failing to keep the peace. It is alleged on May 18th, 2017 the man removed a quantity of meat and cheese from a Ninth Street store making no attempt to pay for the items as he left the store. He was stopped by staff members and police were contacted to investigate. Police located the man who had fled prior to their arrival. He was taken into custody, charged accordingly and released to appear in court on June 15th, 2017.
MISCHIEF, ARSON, POSSESSION OF INCENDIARY MATERIAL, OCCUPANT INJURING BUILDING
Cornwall, ON – Robert Myers, 53 of Cornwall was arrested on May 18th, 2017 and charged with the following:
- Arson- disregard for human life
- Arson –by negligence
- Possession of incendiary material
- Occupant injuring building
It is alleged the man was responsible for a fire that occurred on May 17th, 2017 that damage three St.Felix Street residences. On May 18th, 2017 the man was taken into custody, charged accordingly and released to appear in court on June 15th, 2017.