Charges three days in a row as vehicles allegedly taken without permission on Fred Street

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

NORTH DUNDAS — Three consecutive days on Winchester’s Fred Street coincided with an equal number of arrests and charges for a North Dundas woman.

Members of the SD&G OPP were called April 11 to the street when a Chrysler van was reported stolen from a residence a little before 3:30 a.m. Officers determined the vehicle had been taken without the owner’s permission, locating the van and driver shortly thereafter.

Emily Pollock, 38, was arrested and charged with taking a motor vehicle without consent, according to the local detachment. She was released to appear June 5 in Morrisburg court.

Pollock was arrested again and charged with the same offence when officers were summoned back to the street after a second vehicle allegedly went missing the next evening, April 12. In that case, the detachment reports a Pontiac Firebird was taken without permission shortly before 5:40 p.m. Police again located the vehicle and driver a short time later.

The accused was then held for bail and released, only to be re-arrested for allegedly breaching her release conditions the following evening, April 13, when a disturbance after 7 p.m. drew police back to Fred Street for a third time.

She faces a charge of Fail To Comply with Recognizance in the latest incident, according to the SD&G OPP, and was kept in custody pending another Cornwall bail appearance.


Drugs seized at traffic stop

SOUTH DUNDAS — Two South Dundas men are accused of having pot for the purpose of trafficking following an OPP traffic stop on County Rd. 31.

An SD&G OPP officer intercepted the involved vehicle shortly before 8:45 p.m. on April 9, seizing a quantity of suspected marijuana from the men, who were arrested.

According to the detachment, Rylee Keeler, 23, and Cecil MacNeil, 38, are charged with two counts each of Possession of a Controlled Substance for the Purpose of Trafficking.

They were released to appear May 1 in Morrisburg court.


Assault charge for youth, 17

NORTH DUNDAS — A 17-year-old North Dundas male was arrested April 10 and charged with assaulting his girlfriend.

The single charge of assault arises from a domestic situation investigated by SD&G OPP officers that day in North Dundas. Police responded to the scene shortly before 3 p.m.

The accused was released to appear May 8 in Cornwall court.

His name is being withheld in accordance with the Youth Criminal Justice Act (YCJA).


Assault and mischief in North Glengarry

NORTH GLENGARRY —  A reported April 11 disturbance outside a residence on Dominion Street, North Glengarry Township, led to charges of assault and mischief for a North Glengarry man.

SD&G OPP officers arrested Gilbert Durocher, 55, after responding to the scene at 8:10 a.m.

Police say an altercation occurred in which one man struck another and damaged the victim’s property.

Durocher was released to appear June 6 in Alexandria court.


Fraud charges in North Glengarry

NORTH GLENGARRY — Fraud charges have been laid against a North Glengarry woman following a police investigation into reported suspicious activity at a charitable organization in the township.

SD&G OPP Crime Unit officers launched their investigation on Jan. 8.

On April 13, the detachment says it arrested Jullie Robertson, 52, on a charge of Fraud Under $5,000 and three counts of Make Forged Document. The accused was released to appear May 2 in Alexandria court.

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