Stolen property, drugs turn up in S. Dundas search; County Rd. 43 ‘super speeders’

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

SOUTH DUNDAS — A South Dundas man has been charged following a police raid that turned up stolen property at a Prospect Rd. address in the municipality.

SD&G OPP officers, the OPP Community Street Crime Unit, Emergency Response Team and Canine Unit carried out the Aug. 16 warrant. Police say their search found a male in contravention of a firearms prohibition order, and in possession of stolen property and an illegal drug.

According to the local detachment, South Dundas resident Bobby Donald Richardson, 37, was arrested and faces charges of:

• Possession firearm while prohibited (2 counts)

• Possession of a Controlled Drug Substance

• Possession property obtained by crime – under $5000

He was released and to appear Oct. 9 in Morrisburg court.


NORTH DUNDAS — A 58-year-old unnamed North Dundas man is accused of striking two other adult males on Aug. 14. He will answer to two counts of assault Sept. 4 in Morrisburg court.

The charges stem from an Aug. 14 disturbance in the township, which drew a response from the SD&G OPP shortly after 2:30 p.m.

County Rd. 43 ‘super speeders’ — and beyond

SD&G — A female motorist immediately lost her vehicle and driver’s license for a week when SD&G OPP officers clocked her speed at 140 km/h on an 80 km/h section of County Rd. 43 in North Stormont.

Exceeding the posted limit by 50 km/h or more triggers the on-the-spot consequence, which police carry out under Ontario’s stunt-driving law. Hefty additional penalties and fines are handed down if found guilty of stunt driving in court.

Described as a resident of “Ontario” by police, North Stormont’s latest ‘super speeder,’ was pulled over Aug. 7 at 2:46 a.m.

Other recent super speeders who have similarly lost their wheels and licence for a week at roadside include:

• an Akwesasne, NY, man travelling 133 km/h Aug. 10 on County Rd. 43 in North Glengarry (80 km/h zone);

• a 32-year-old North Dundas man travelling 140 km/h Aug. 15 on County Rd. 43 in North Dundas (80 km/h zone);

• an Ottawa man travelling 158 km/h Aug. 11 on Highway 417 (100 km/h zone) in North Glengarry;

• a 29-year-0ld Clarington, Ontario, woman travelling 155 km/h Aug. 15 on Highway 401 (100 km/h zone) in South Stormont;

• a 26-year-old Bronx, NY, man travelling 161 km/h Aug. 16 on Highway 401 (100 km/h zone) in South Dundas.

Assault with a weapon

SOUTH GLENGARRY — A 17-year-old South Glengarry male faces charges of assault with a weapon, assault and mischief in connection with an Aug. 12 altercation with another male.

SD&G OPP officers arrested the teen at the scene of Airport Rd. incident, after a 911 call around 5:05 a.m.

The accused  struck the victim’s vehicle with a metal object and attempted to hit the victim as well, according to police.

He was released to appear in Cornwall court on Oct. 10.

Domestic assault

SOUTH DUNDAS — A 54-year-old South Dundas man faces charges of assault, uttering threats and forcible retainer, following  an Aug. 10 domestic disturbance in the municipality. SD&G OPP officers responded to the address around 9:50 p.m

Police say the accused struck his girlfriend and threatened her. He was released to appear in Cornwall court on Sept. 11.

Trespass by night

SOUTH GLENGARRY — Police arrested a man and a woman from Quebec allegedly found unlawfully on private property Aug. 10 in South Glengarry.

SD&G OPP officers responded to the property shortly before 10 p.m., arresting the pair.

Police say the duo also possessed break-in tools and illegal streets drugs.

According to the detachment, Melanie Morrissette, 28, and Yvan Thibault, 24, — both of Riviere-Rouge, Quebec — are charged with:

• Possession of a Controlled Substance (3 counts)

• Trafficking a Controlled Substance (2 counts)

• Possession of Break in instrument

• Trespass by Night

Police say Thibault was also charged with:

•Fail to Comply with Released Documents

• Fail to Comply with Probation Order

Both were released to appear Alexandria court on Oct. 10.

Domestic assault

SOUTH DUNDAS — An Ottawa man assaulted his girlfriend and stole her cell phone during an Aug. 7 domestic altercation in South Dundas.

SD&G OPP officers responded to the 911 call shortly before 8 p.m.  The detachment said there remained “reasonable and probable grounds” to arrest the 39-year-old man for assault and theft under $5,000.

Impaired charges

SOUTH DUNDAS — An Aug. 9 traffic complaint on County Rd. 31 led to the apprehension of a motorist for allegedly driving under the influence of alcohol.

SD&G OPP officers responded to the scene at 7:55 p.m., arresting 43-year-old Patrick James Hall of Laurentian Valley Township, according to the detachment.

Police say he faces impaired driving charges and that he’s to appear in Morrisburg Court on Sept. 4.









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