South Stormont assault; South Dundas break-in

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SOUTH STORMONT — A 24-year-old South Stormont man was arrested when police showed up to a Sept. 4 disturbance at a County Rd. 14 residence.

One man struck another and damaged property during an altercation at the South Stormont address, according to the SD&G OPP. Officers responded to the call at just before 1:30 p.m.

Police say that Nicholas Barber, 24, is charged with: two counts of Assault; Fail to Comply with a Probation Order; and Mischief.

The accused was released and scheduled to appear in Cornwall court on October 10.

Breach of conditions

SOUTH DUNDAS — A 55-year-old South Dundas man has been arrested for allegedly contravening his previous release conditions.

The SD&G OPP say they arrested Keith Runions, 55, after responding to the reported Sept. 1 breach on Plaza Drive at just after 4:30 p.m.

Charged with Fail to Comply with Recognizance, Runions was held in custody pending a bail hearing in Cornwall court.


SOUTH DUNDAS — Several electronic items were stolen during a break-in at Rowena Rd. residence on Sept. 1. The theft occurred sometime overnight.

SD&G OPP officers responded to the incident the following morning.


Excessive speeds

SOUTH DUNDAS — The worst of “excessive” speeders clocked in at 172 km/h as OPP officers imposed Ontario’s stunt-driving law on the lead-footed, Sept. 1 through Sept. 3 on Highway 401 in South Dundas. The law’s on-the-spot consequences apply to motorists travelling 50 km/h or more above the posted limit and include seven-day vehicle impoundment and driver’s licence seizure of the same duration. Additional fines and penalties follow once found guilty in court.

Police stopped the 172 km/h traveller, a 23-year-old man from East York, at 6:41 p.m. on Sept. 1.

Later that evening, a 42-year-old man from Montreal was pulled over for doing 156 km/h.

Another Montreal man clocked in at 152 km/h on Sept. 3.



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