Arrests in fraud involving Winchester and Iroquois sites; harassment charge for 71-year-old in S. Stormont

An SD&G OPP police cruiser. Nation Valley News file photo

DUNDAS — Two Quebec men face fraud and other charges after police learned of suspicious activities at the Bank of Montreal Branches in the villages of Iroquois and Winchester.

SD&G OPP and Crime Unit officers responded to the reported activity just before 11 a.m. yesterday (March 9) — intercepting and arresting both suspects.

Police allege the duo used false identification to obtain goods.

Ntumba Ngalula, 52, of Montreal, Que., is charged with seven counts of Possession of an Identity Document and three counts of Fraud Under $5,000.

Selmentou Pierre-Louis, 37, of Longueil, Que., is charged with Fraud Under $5000, two counts of Fail to Comply with Probation Order, plus two counts of Fail to Comply with Recognizance.

Both accused were held in custody pending a Cornwall bail appearance.

Update: This article was edited to identify the targeted business locations — the BMO branches.

71-year-old charged with criminal harassment

SOUTH STORMONT — A 71-year-old Cornwall man was arrested yesterday (March 9) after repeatedly following his ex-spouse, according to police.

SD&G OPP officers responded at 4:41 p.m. to the Headline Rd. residence, where they determined the man to be in violation of a condition previously imposed on him.

He’s charged with Criminal Harassment and Fail to Comply with Recognizance.

The accused was held in custody pending a bail appearance in Cornwall court.


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