Another LOCKDOWN @ CCVS in Cornwall FRIDAY November 22, 2019 #CPS

Cornwall, ON – The Cornwall Police Service (CPS) is currently conducting an investigation at Cornwall Collegiate and Vocational School (CCVS), located at 437 Sydney Street.

The school is currently under lockdown and police officers are on scene conducting the investigation.

At this time, we are asking parents and students to not attend the school and to avoid the area to permit police to safely conduct the investigation.

More details will be released as they become available. Please do NOT call our dispatch for more information. All details and updates will be released on our social media pages and our website as the information becomes available. We appreciate the cooperation of the public as we conduct our investigation.

UPDATE – 12:36 PM

The investigation into the lockdown at CCVS remains ongoing at this time. We can confirm no one has been injured and students and staff members have been safely secured under lockdown.

Please continue to follow our social media pages and website for all updates pertaining to this investigation. Please refrain from contacting our dispatch unless you have information pertaining to this investigation. We are continuing to ask parents and students to please not attend within the vicinity of the school to allow for police to conduct the investigation.

 We will be providing more information when it becomes available. 

UPDATE – 1:53 PM

The lockdown at CCVS has been lifted. Police are assisting with students being safely dismissed from school for the day. Bus transportation will resume as usual. The CPS would like to thank all students, staff members and parents/guardians for their cooperation as we conducted the investigation, in the interest of the safety of everyone within the school.


Cornwall, ON – Michael Bieser, 62, of Ingleside was arrested on November 21st, 2019 and charged with resist arrest. It is alleged while investigating an unwanted person call, the man was uncooperative with police and resisted arrest. He was taken into custody, charged accordingly and released to appear in court on December 17th, 2019.


Cornwall, ON – On November 18th, 2019, the Cornwall Police Service (CPS) received a report of a stolen white 2017 GMC Sierra 2500hd pickup truck from the area of 691 Brookdale Avenue. On November 21st, 2019, with the assistance of the public, the vehicle was recovered. At this time, the investigation remains ongoing. The CPS would like to thank the public for their assistance in sharing the information on social media, which ultimately assisted in the recovery of this vehicle.  


There were 46 calls for service in the City of Cornwall in the last 24 hours (8:00 am yesterday to 8:00 am this morning).

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