Another break-in at Boyne Rd. landfill; assault with a weapon in Iroquois

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Another break-in at Boyne Rd. dump

WINCHESTER — North Dundas Township’s landfill site on Boyne Road was broken into once again on Sept. 19, shortly after 2 p.m. Further investigation indicated that sometime overnight, a culprit or culprits entered the North Dundas facility but did not remove any items from the location, according to the SD&G OPP.

Assault with a weapon in Iroquois

IROQUOIS  — An altercation occurred between two adult males shortly before 10:30 a.m. on September 19 on Grove St., Iroquois. One man struck the other.

Police say the aggressor also possessed a weapon during the event.

The victim received no injuries.

Arrested was Clayton Vautour, 44, of South Dundas. According to the SD&G OPP, Vautor is charged with assault, assault with a weapon, and possession of a weapon for dangerous purpose.

The accused was released to appear Oct. 9 in Morrisburg court.

Stolen car stopped, man arrested

SOUTH DUNDAS — The SD&G OPP pulled over a man on Hwy. 401 and discovered his vehicle was stolen in Montreal.

Intercepted shortly before 5 p.m. on Sept. 19, the motorist was also found to be breaching previous release conditions.  

Police say Ashraf Awad, 59, of Toronto, was arrested and is charged with:

  • Possession of property obtained by crime over $5,000;
  • Four counts of failure to comply with conditions of a probation order;
  • Driving under suspension (Highway Traffic Act).

The accused was held in custody and is scheduled to appear in Cornwall court.

Assault with a weapon on husband

SOUTH STORMONT —  A 55-year-old female from South Stormont assaulted her husband with a weapon on Sept 21, according to the SD&G OPP.  

She faces two counts of assault with a weapon and is scheduled to appear Oct. 16 in Cornwall court.

The name of the accused has been withheld to protect the identity of the victim.

Super speeders

STORMONT-DUNDAS — Even a speedy County Rd. 31 motorist felt the sting of Ontario’s anti-Stunt Driving Law last week — seeing his vehicle and driver’s licence seized on the spot for a week on Sept. 19.

Officers clocked the 31-year-old man at 131 km/h as he travelled the roadway through North Dundas Township at 7:50 a.m.. That’s slightly more than 50 km/h above the posted limit, which put the North Dundas resident into the threshold for those on-the-spot consequences. Further fines and penalties are possible if he’s found guilty in court.

The same applies to the other ‘super speeders’ nabbed by SD&G OPP officers through Sept. 23, all of them having their vehicles immediately impounded for seven days and their licences seized for the same period:

  • Male driver, 37, from South Glengarry, stopped Sept. 20 at 6:31 p.m. in South Stormont  — 140 km/h in an 80 km/h zone, Highway 138;
  • Male driver from Ontario, stopped Sept. 21 at 11:33 p.m. in South Dundas — 159 km/h in a 100 km/h zone, Highway 401;
  • Male driver, 32, from Whitby, stopped Sept. 22 at 6:22 p.m. in South Stormont — 151 km/h in a 100 km/h zone, Highway 401;
  • Male driver from Quebec, stopped Sept. 23 at 10:46 a.m. in South Dundas — 154 km/h in a 100 km/h zone, Highway 401.
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