Montrealers Doing Double 401 Speed Limit Near Brockville Nabs Guns & Drugs #OPP 051619

Montrealers Doing Double 401 Speed Limit Near Brockville Nabs Guns & Drugs #OPP 051619

STUNT DRIVING STOP UNCOVERS GUNS AND DRUGS (LEEDS, ON.) –  Members of the Leeds County Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) have charged a driver and four occupants following a traffic stop for stunt driving.  On May 15, 2019 at about 2:10 a.m. OPP officers of the Thousand Islands office of the Leeds Detachment stopped a […]

#OPP Nab Brockville Man on 401 w Morphine & Mushrooms 050719

#OPP Nab Brockville Man on 401 w Morphine & Mushrooms 050719

IMPAIRED BY DRUG (SOUTH DUNDAS,ON) – On May 6, 2019 at approximately 11:55pm, a Stormont, Dundas & Glengarry (SD&G) Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) officer intercepted a vehicle following a traffic violation on Highway 401, South Dundas Township. Investigation indicated that the adult male driver was under the influence of a drug. The stop resulted in […]

Bat Man Charged in Cornwall Ontario #CCPS Police Blotter 041519

Bat Man Charged in Cornwall Ontario #CCPS Police Blotter 041519

BREACH Cornwall, ON – A 45-year-old Brockville man was arrested on April 12th, 2019 and charged with breach of undertaking for contacting his girlfriend and breach of probation for failing to keep the peace. It is alleged on April 12th, 2019, while investigating an unrelated matter, the man was found at his girlfriend’s residence, despite […]

BREAKING SIU: No Charges in BABAK SAIDI Shooting Death @ Morrisburg #OPP Detachment 021919

BREAKING SIU: No Charges in BABAK SAIDI Shooting Death @ Morrisburg #OPP Detachment 021919

Personal Health Information Protection Act, 2004 (“PHIPA”) Pursuant to PHIPA, any information related to the personal health of identifiable individuals is not included.  Other proceedings, processes, and investigations Information may have also been excluded from this report because its release could undermine the integrity of other proceedings involving the same incident, such as criminal proceedings, coroner’s […]

#OPP Finally Catch Convenience Store Robbers in Iroquois 021919

#OPP Finally Catch Convenience Store Robbers in Iroquois 021919

ARMED ROBBERY Two males charged (SOUTH DUNDAS,ON) – On February 18, 2019 at approximately 9:30pm, Stormont, Dundas & Glengarry (SD&G) Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) officers, with the assistance of the SD&G Crime Unit, responded to a report of an armed robbery at convenience store in the Village of Iroquois, South Dundas Township. Investigation indicated two […]

Snowmageddon in Cornwall Ontario – Buses & Schools Closed WEDNESDAY FEBRUARY 13, 2019

Snowmageddon in Cornwall Ontario – Buses & Schools Closed WEDNESDAY FEBRUARY 13, 2019

As the Cornwall region digs out of a massive Colorado snow dump it’s an opportunity for a Winter snow day. With so many institutions closed, and hopefully most of our viewers prepared for the storm, we wish everyone a lovely Winter day and hopefully we can all enjoy and appreciate Mother Nature inflicting this break […]

SNOW ALERT for the Cornwall Ontario Area for TUESDAY FEBRUARY 12, 2019 Over 30cm expected!

SNOW ALERT for the Cornwall Ontario Area for TUESDAY FEBRUARY 12, 2019 Over 30cm expected!

A massive Snow storm is about to hit the Cornwall Ontario area with over 30cm of snow Tuesday with another 10 or so expected Wednesday. Temperatures will warm up from our current -15c Tuesday morning to near the zero mark. Morning is the time to stock up if you haven’t already. We’re expecting smaller loads […]

#OPP Stop Leads to Coke Meth & Gun Near Brockville 020419

#OPP Stop Leads to Coke Meth & Gun Near Brockville 020419

(PRESCOTT, ON) On February 2, 2019, at approximately 2:30 a.m., officers from the Grenville County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), stopped a motor vehicle travelling west, on Highway 2, in Augusta Township. Further investigation revealed that the female driver had an outstanding warrant for her arrest and that a male passenger had breached his Recognizance . The driver, Brittney […]

ALERT All School Buses Cancelled for the Cornwall Ontario Region MONDAY FEB 4, 2019

ALERT All School Buses Cancelled for the Cornwall Ontario Region MONDAY FEB 4, 2019

Freezing drizzle and icky Winter conditions have cancelled all school buses today in the Cornwall area. Expect more rain and potential flooding in some areas before temps warm up overnight tonight before freezing up on Tuesday. Stay tuned to CFN for all your weather alerts and updates! Warnings 4:50 AM EST Monday 04 February 2019Freezing […]

BUSES CANCELLED AGAIN in Cornwall Ontario JAN 23, 2019

BUSES CANCELLED AGAIN in Cornwall Ontario JAN 23, 2019

For Wednesday January 23, 2019 all school vehicle transportation has been cancelled due to inclement weather and road conditions. Blowing snow with freezing rain is forecast for the region, resulting in dangerous driving conditions. Schools will remain open. We have snow predicted for the day turning to mixed precipitation and freezing rain and ice pellets […]

UGLY SNOW ALERT – Storm Landing in Cornwall Ontario Area WILL UPDATE 011619

UGLY SNOW ALERT – Storm Landing in Cornwall Ontario Area WILL UPDATE 011619

Cornwall Ontario – The biggest storm so far of the Winter is coming to the River City area! Expect to see some snow over the next five days with the big dumps coming this weekend! What’s rare is that temps will be plunging during the heavy falling of white stuff on the weekend. Right now […]

#OPP Charge Caregiver MARTINA HAVEL $150K Fraud of 95 Year Old Woman Near Brockville 011519

#OPP Charge Caregiver MARTINA HAVEL $150K Fraud of 95 Year Old Woman Near Brockville 011519

(LEEDS, ON.) –   A 42 year old Lansdowne woman is facing a string of fraud related charges after an elderly woman was defrauded out of a substantial amount of her life savings. Members of Leeds and the Thousand Islands Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) began a months-long investigation after they were contacted in May […]

First Nation’s Protest Slows Traffic on 401 #OPP Advisory 011119

First Nation’s Protest Slows Traffic on 401 #OPP Advisory 011119

The OPP are advising that there are slow downs on the 401 Westbound near Iroquois and Cardinal. This is part of a National protest including activists from Akwesasne. Advisory – Slowdown on #Hwy401 wstbnd in the Iroquois/Cardinal area. Protest activities slowing the flow of traffic. Motorists should check ahead for road advisories and monitor local […]

#OPP Investigating SUSPICIOUS Package at Prescott Post Office 011019 – Not a Pellet Gun! WILL UPDATE

#OPP Investigating SUSPICIOUS Package at Prescott Post Office 011019 – Not a Pellet Gun! WILL UPDATE

  (Prescott, ON) On January 10, 2019, at approximately 12:30 P.M., the Grenville County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) attended the Prescott Post Office, on Center Street, after the discovery of a suspicious package. Currently, the Post Office and the immediate area, including roads and sidewalks are closed to civilian traffic. The public is advised to avoid this […]

#OPP Nab Drunk Trucker Near Brockville 010419

#OPP Nab Drunk Trucker Near Brockville 010419

(LEEDS, ON.) –   Officers of the Leeds Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) are continuing investigations into an impaired transport driver and vehicle driver overnight. Improper lighting on both prompted citizen calls. On January 3, 2019 at about 10:45 pm OPP officers received a call about a transport on Highway 401 driving all over the […]

CFN Pre 10th Anniversary Banner Sale! $9.99 for January 2019!

CFN Pre 10th Anniversary Banner Sale! $9.99 for January 2019!

It’s not everyday a business in Cornwall celebrates its 10th Anniversary! CFN has decided to do so by offering a heavily discounted banner ad deal for the Month of January 2019! E Interac us your payment to info@cornwallfreenews.com as well as emailing us your 300×250 (or smaller) ad banner and hyperlink. It’s that easy. Space […]

CFN New Year’s Eve FREEZING RAIN Alert for the Cornwall Ontario Region

CFN New Year’s Eve FREEZING RAIN Alert for the Cornwall Ontario Region

A FREEZING RAIN alert for New Year’s eve may be putting a damper on the River City and for those who have to drive tonight. Temps are hovering around the scary area where as little as one degree can be the difference between harmless wet stuff or killer freezing rain. If you can stay off […]

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