Stolen property recovered in North Glengarry, 65-year-old man arrested

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

NORTH GLENGARRY — A North Glengarry man has been charged in connection with property stolen in Quebec.

Ronald Mountain, 65, was arrested when officers with the Community Street Crime Unit and SD&G OPP seized a stolen Kubota mini backhoe and trailer May 5 from a County Rd. 24 property in North Glengarry.

Mountain is charged with possession of property obtained by crime over $5,000, according to the SD&G OPP. The accused was held in custody to appear in Cornwall court.

Drug-impaired driving in North Dundas

NORTH DUNDAS — A traffic violation on County Rd. 31 led to the arrest of a man May 2 on a charge of driving while impaired by a drug.

An SD&G OPP officer intercepted the involved vehicle at 11:20 p.m. and an ensuing investigation found the driver to be in that alleged condition. Conner Kingsley, 21, of North Dundas was charged and released to appear May 23 in Cornwall court, according to the detachment.

Stolen truck

SOUTH GLENGARRY — Sometime overnight, thieves took a 2011 grey Chevrolet Silverado from a County Rd. 19 property in South Glengarry.

The loss was reported to the SD&G OPP the next day, May 4. Officers attended the scene shortly before 1:40 p.m.

The stolen truck had Ontario plate AW75343.

Manitoba woman  breaches conditions

SOUTH GLENGARRY — Police arrested a Manitoba woman along Highway 401 in South Glengarry, May 5.

The SD&G OPP detachment says it located Leah Patrie, 50, of La Du Bonnet, Manitoba, on the off ramp shortly before 4 p.m. and found her to be in breach of previous release conditions. Charged with failing to comply with conditions of an undertaking, Patrie was held in custody to appear at the Ontario Court of Justice on May 6.

Super speeders

SD&G — Lead-footed drivers from Mississauga and Oshawa saw their journey through the Stormont, Dundas and Glengarry abruptly halted when police stopped them for exceeding the posted limit by 50 km/h or more on Highway 401.

The province empowers officers to impose on-the-spot penalties for speeders in that category, with involved vehicles immediately impounded and driver’s permits seized for seven days.

A 43-year-old man from Mississauga and 29-year-old man from Oshawa consequently found themselves without wheels and licences on May 3 and May 5, respectively, after being clocked at 151 and 152 km/h. The SD&G OPP intercepted the first driver on the 401 in  South Glengarry, the second in South Dundas. The drivers face additional hefty fines and penalties if found guilty in court.


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