Propane tank used in alleged assault on police officer

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NORTH DUNDAS —SD&G OPP officers responded to a report of a noise complaint at 11:25 p.m., at a residence on County Road 43, in North Dundas on April 21. As officers confronted an adult male involved, he became aggressive and threatened and assaulted officers while holding a propane tank, according to police.

No injuries resulted.

Michael Lawlor, 50, of North Dundas was arrested. Police say he’s charged with:

  • Assault with a weapon (propane tank in hand);
  • Assaulting a peace officer;
  • Uttering threats;
  • Resisting a peace officer.

The accused was released and is scheduled to appear at the court in Morrisburg on June 6.

Man charged with attempted choke, forcible confinement after domestic situation

NORTH STORMONT — SD&G OPP officers responded to a report of a domestic situation at 1:44 p.m.,at a residence on Concession Rd. 1-2, in North Stormont on April 23.

Their investigation indicated an altercation between an adult male and his current common-law spouse resulted in the female being assaulted and choked. Further information also revealed prior assaults involving his ex-spouse.

The 36-year-old man from North Stormont was arrested and is charged with:

  • Two counts of spousal assault;
  • Overcome Resistance by Attempting to Choke, Suffocate or Strangle Another Person;
  • Three counts of sexual assault;
  • Forcible confinement;
  • Fail to comply with probation order.

The accused was held in custody pending a bail appearance in Cornwall court. His name has been withheld to protect the identities of the victims.

Mischief, theft stymied in South Stormont

SOUTH STORMONT — A reported mischief and theft at a Cornwall Centre Rd. property drew SD&G OPP officers to the South Stormont address just before 7 p.m. on April 22. Their investigation indicated two adult males had removed licence plates from a vehicle in the parking area, causing damage to the vehicle.

Scott Hope, 20, and Shane Gougeon, 30, both of South Stormont were arrested. Each is charged with:

  • Mischief;
  • Theft Under $5000.

Both were released and scheduled to appear in Cornwall court on May 18.

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