Seized drugs yield charges for S. Dundas man; Chesterville break-in

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

SOUTH DUNDAS — Police seized a quantity of hydromorphone, Percocet pills and Canadian currency during a March 25 drug raid at a County Rd. 31 property — and also arrested a South Dundas man.

According to the SD&G OPP,  Robert Merkley, 45, was charged with Criminal Code offences after officers executed the Controlled Drugs and Substances Search Warrant.

Police say the accused faces two counts of Possession of a Controlled Substance for the purpose of Trafficking as well as a charge of Possession of Property Obtained by Crime (under $5,000). He was released and scheduled to appear May 2 in Cornwall Court.

The Community Street Crime Unit, and the Emergency response team (ERT) assisted the local detachment during the raid.

Chesterville break-in

NORTH DUNDAS — A guitar, amplifier, subwoofer, car stereo and tools were stolen from a garage at a Chesterville Queen St. residence sometime between March 15-24.

SD&G OPP officers were called to the reported break-in.

Impaired driver apprehended in Winchester

NORTH DUNDAS — A traffic complaint on Main Street, Winchester, led police to arrest and charge a woman for impaired driving on March 26.

Police say that Dianne Mulvihill, 59, was released and scheduled to appear April 12 in Cornwall court.

Scarborough super speed stopped in S. Dundas

SOUTH DUNDAS — SD&G OPP officers intercepted a Scarborough motorist as she travelled Highway 401 through South Dundas on March 26, impounding her vehicle and seizing her driver’s permit for seven days because of the speed involved.

The 28-year-old woman’s speed was clocked at 156 km/h shortly before noon — placing her into the more heavily penalized category of “stunt driver” under Ontario law.






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