Busy Christmas holidays for SD&G OPP: assaults, domestic situations

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SD&G — Nine hundred and twelve calls for service kept the Stormont, Dundas and Glengarry OPP busy over the holidays, compelling a number of investigations through the Dec. 22-Jan. 8 period.

The detachment reports handling 18 domestic disputes, four mischief offences, nine assaults, eight frauds, two threats calls, 17 thefts, 203 motor vehicle collisions, six impaired driving-related occurrences, one drug offence-related incident, nine Mental Health Act calls, two bail violation calls, two break and enter events, 12 family disputes, five neighbour disputes, eight fraud-related occurrences, eight harassment calls, one indecent act, five Landlord Tenant Act occurrences, twenty-nine 9-1-1 calls, 109 calls for police assistance, seven sudden death investigations, seven suspicious activity calls and 130 traffic hazards and complaints. Officers also conducted 81 RIDE checks.

Assault at Main Street residence in North Dundas

NORTH DUNDAS — A Dec. 22 disturbance at a Main Street residence triggered the arrest of a North Dundas man.

According to the SD&G OPP, Brandon Edwards, 25, is charged with two counts of assault plus three counts of uttering threats, along with single counts of mischief and failing to comply with conditions of undertaking.

The local detachment says that officers responded at 2:19 p.m. to the address where an altercation resulted in an adult male striking a family member on multiple occasions.

The accused was held in custody pending a court appearance in Cornwall two days before Christmas.  

Woman charged in assault at Main Street address

NORTH DUNDAS — Police arrested a woman at a Main Street residence after a family dispute turned violent two days before Christmas.

The woman struck a family member multiple times and also damaged the victim’s property, according to the SD&G OPP. Officers responded to the Dec. 23 scene at 8 p.m.

The local detachment says that Chelsea North, 25, of North Grenville is charged with two counts of assault and two counts of mischief. She was released to appear in Morrisburg court on Feb. 6.

Dundas assault, forcible confinement, choking  

SOUTH DUNDAS — A 43-year-old South Dundas man is accused of committing a number of violent acts against his wife during a Jan. 2 altercation.

The SD&G OPP says the man assaulted his partner multiple times and damaged property at the South Dundas address. Officers responded at 11:05 p.m. to the domestic situation and arrested him.

He’s charged with assault (four counts), forcible confinement, overcome resistance by attempting to choke, suffocate or strangle, and mischief. His name has been withheld to protect the identity of the victim.

The accused was released and scheduled to appear Jan. 23 in Cornwall court.  

Domestic situation produces assault charge

SOUTH DUNDAS — A 24-year-old woman from South Dundas has been charged with assaulting her boyfriend during a domestic altercation on Jan. 5.

SD&G OPP officers arrested her after responding to a South Dundas residence shortly after 6:20 p.m.

She’s been released and is due Jan. 23 in Cornwall court on a charge of assault. The name of the accused has been withheld to protect the identity of the victim.

Charges after S. Stormont domestic situation     

SOUTH STORMONT — A 32-year-old South Stormont man faces a number of charges related to acts of violence against his girlfriend during a Jan. 7 altercation at a residence in the township.

SD&G OPP officers arrested him after responding to the domestic situation at 12:30 p.m. The detachment says he assaulted the victim multiple times, threatened her, and damaged property at the home.

He’s charged with: Mischief (two counts); Assault (six counts); Uttering threats; Fail to Comply with conditions of Recognizance (two counts); and Theft under $5,000.

The accused was released and scheduled to appear Jan. 8 in Cornwall court. His name was withheld to protect the identity of the victim.