Drug raid on Rombough Rd. yields charges for three

The SD&G OPP sign at detachment headquarters in Long Sault. Zandbergen photo, Nation Valley News

SOUTH STORMONT — Three South Stormont residents were arrested in a police drug raid at a Rombough Rd. address yesterday, July 7.

Police say they seized quantities of cocaine, hydromoph and Percocet pills, a crossbow with arrows and Canadian currency after the SD&G OPP and the Organized Crime Enforcement Bureau – Drug Enforcement Unit (DEU) executed a Controlled Drug and Substance Search Warrant at the residence.

Charles Collins, 52, Michael Collins, 22 and Candice Billings-Summers, 27, have each been charged with four counts of Possession of a Controlled Substance for the Purpose of Trafficking, along with Possession of Property obtained by crime.

Charles Collins has also been charged with Unauthorized Possession of a Weapon.

Billings-Summers faces an additional charge of Causing a Disturbance.

All three accused were released and scheduled to appear at the Ontario Court of Justice in Cornwall on Aug. 17, 2017.

Breach of conditions                                                            

SOUTH DUNDAS — A 16-year-old male youth had another run-in with the law when SD&G OPP officers responded to a reported disturbance July 4 at a Prunner Rd. residence.

According to police, the teen was found to be in possession of a weapon and had items stolen from the complainant — in contravention of conditions imposed from a previous incident.

He was arrested and charged with Possession of Weapon for Dangerous Purpose; two counts of  Fail to Comply Recognizance (under the Youth Criminal Justice Act — YCJA); and Trespassing at Night.

The youth — whose identity is protected under the YCJA — was held in custody pending a bail appearance at the Ontario Court of Justice in Cornwall.

Domestic investigation

SOUTH STORMONT —  A 22-year-old Cornwall woman faces a charge of Harassing Communications.

The SD&G OPP arrested her July 4 after responding to a domestic situation at a South Stormont residence shortly after 11:30 a.m. that morning.

Police say the accused had been harassing her ex-boyfriend.

She was released and scheduled to appear Aug. 8 at the Ontario Court of Justice in Cornwall. Police have withheld her name to protect the identity of the victim.

Kayaks stolen

SOUTH DUNDAS —  A pair kayaks have been stolen from a Savings Street property in South Dundas.

The theft was noticed July 4 and brought to the attention of the SD&G OPP.

Both kayaks were Pelican models, 10 feet in length, one green and one yellow. Their paddles were also stolen.


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