Friday, Feb. 21st - At approximately 3:20 a.m, Stormont, Dundas & Glengarry Ontario Provincial Police officers responded to a residential fire on St Lawrence Street, South Dundas Township. Information was provided that there was a person inside the structure. The person was able to escape the residence with the assistance from neighbours. The victim (80-year-old male) has been transported to hospital with life threatening injuries.
South Dundas Fire Department members attended the scene to extinguish the fire. Investigators from the Ontario Fire Marshall (OFM), assisted by SD&G OPP officers and SD&G OPP crime unit continue the investigation.
Tuesday, Feb. 18th, 2020
SD&G OPP Detachment News
The SD&G Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police are investigating several incidents after responding to 220 calls for service from Thursday February 13, 2020 to Tuesday February 18, 2020.
Among these occurrences, SD&G OPP responded to:
• 29 motor vehicle collisions
• 17 calls for Police assistances
• 3- 911 calls
• 24 traffic complaints
• 13 traffic hazards
• 4 Traffic enforcements
• 6 Domestic disputes
• 5 thefts
• 4 suspicious activity calls
• 6 family disputes
• 4 mental health calls
• 8 alarms
• 3 Assault calls
• 1 threat call
• 1 Fraud call
• 3 Mischief calls
• 3 neighbour disputes
• 3 RIDE Checks
• 1 sudden death investigation
• 1 weapon call
• 4 Animal complaints
• 2 Landlord Tenant act calls
• 2 trespass to property calls
North Glengarry - Friday, Feb. 14th - at approximately 9:26 p.m, Stormont, Dundas & Glengarry (SD&G) Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) officers conducted a traffic stop on County Road 45 in North Glengarry Township. Investigation revealed that the adult driver was under the influence of alcohol.
A male, 59 years old, of North Glengarry, Ontario was arrested and is charged with;
• Drive a Motor Vehicle while Impaired
• Drive a Motor Vehicle with over 80 Milligrams of Alcohol in blood
The accused was released and is scheduled to appear at Ontario Court of Justice in Alexandria March 4, 2020.
Breach of Conditions
South Dundas - Saturday, Feb. 15th, 2020 at approximately 8:30 a.m, SD&G Ontario Provincial Police officers responded to a report of female breaching her previous release conditions. Officers confirmed the female was in contravention of her previous release conditions in South Dundas Township.
A 28- year-old female of South Dundas, Ontario was arrested and is charged with;
• Fail to Comply with conditions of an Undertaking - Four Counts
The accused was held in custody (bail) and is scheduled to a court appearance at the Ontario Court of Justice in Cornwall February 16th 2020.
Assault - Domestic
North Dundas - On February 16, 2020 at approximately 6:45 p.m Stormont Dundas & Glengarry Ontario Provincial Police officers responded to a report of domestic situation in North Dundas Township. Investigation revealed that an adult accused had assaulted and threatened the victim.
• A 59-year-old accused of North Dundas, Ontario was arrested and is charged with;
• Uttering Threats
• Fail to comply with conditions of a probation order
The accused was held in custody and is scheduled to appear at the Ontario Court of Justice in Cornwall on February 18, 2020.
North Dundas - On February 17, 2020 at approximately 1:24 p.m, SD&G OPP responded to a report of a theft at a Business on Bank Street, North Dundas Township. Investigation indicated that a youth had removed several item from the store.
A 17 - year-old from North Dundas Township was arrested and is charged with;
• Theft Under $5000 - Shoplifting ( three counts)
• Fail to comply with conditions of a probation order (Four counts)
The accused was held in custody and is scheduled to appear in an Ontario Court of Justice on February 18, 2020 in Cornwall.
South Dundas - On February 17, 2020 at approximately 10:22 a.m, Stormont, Dundas & Glengarry (SD&G) Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) officers conducted a traffic stop following a traffic complaint on Highway 401 in South Dundas Township. Investigation revealed that the adult driver was under the influence of alcohol and drugs.
A 36-year-old male of Toronto, Ontario was arrested and is charged with;
• Operation while impaired- alcohol and drugs - CCC 320.14(1)(a)
• Drive while under suspension - Highway Traffic Act
• Possess more than one licence - HTA
The accused was released and is scheduled to appear at Ontario Court of Justice in Morrisburg March 3, 2020.
Sunday, Feb. 16th, 2020
Grenville County OPP News
Break-In to Business
North Grenville - On February 14, 2020 at 10:00 p.m. Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Grenville County officers responded to a report of a break in at a business on County Road 43 in North Grenville Township. Investigation indicated
that the culprits smashed the front door and took off with approximately $200 worth of product from the location.
Augusta, Ont. - On February 15, 2020 at approximately 9:00 p.m., officers of the Grenville County OPP responded to a Motorized Snow Vehicle (MSV) collision involving one occupant on Kyle Road in Augusta, Ontario. The driver crashed after he lost control of the snowmobile on an S-Bend and was taken to hospital with minor injuries.
The OPP, in partnership with the Ontario Federation of Snowmobile Clubs (OFSC), encourages snowmobilers to educate themselves about staying safe. The OPP collaborates with the OFSC on providing safe, enjoyable snowmobiling on OFSC prescribed trails.
• Adhere to OFSC trails, as these remain the safest areas to ride.
• Travelling on unsafe ice, speeding, driving too fast for the conditions and alcohol consumption continue to be leading causes in OPP-investigated snowmobile fatalities.
Many factors can severely limit your ability to see properly, including snow dust, white-outs, heavy snow or freezing rain, sun glare, flat light or fog; fogging or icing of visor and/or eye glasses, and darkness or over-riding your headlights.
Edwardsburgh, ON - On February 16, 2020, shortly after 7:00 a.m., members of Grenville County Detachment of the OPP responded to a motor vehicle collision on County
Road 44, Edwardsburgh, Ontario. Officers utilized the Approved Screening Device (ASD) at the scene and the driver was transported to the detachment for further testing.
As a result Natasha SEED, age 36 from North Grenville, was charged with:
• Operation while impaired – alcohol and drugs – Criminal Code s.320.14(1)(a)
• Operation while impaired – blood alcohol concentration (80 plus) Criminal Code
The driver was released and is scheduled to appear in Brockville Ontario Court of Justice on March 6, 2020.
Anyone who believes someone is driving impaired should call 911. Your call could save a life!
If anyone has any information related to any of the above occurrences please contact Ontario Provincial Police1-888-310-1122 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-(TIPS) 8477or submit your tip on-line at www.tipsubmit.com. Crime Stoppers does not want your name, you don't go to court, and you could earn cash reward.