Charges laid for possession of weapons, assault with weapon, uttering threats, and stunt driving

An OPP Cruiser. Smith photo, Nation Valley News file

Males charged for numerous offences

LIMOGES — Russell County OPP responded to a weapons complaint on Ottawa St., Limoges shortly after 8:45 a.m. on August 11.

According to police, the male was in possession of a firearm.

As a result of the investigation, Randy Stewart, 54, of Limoges, was arrested and charged with:

  • Break & Enter a place and steal a firearm CC 98(1)(b);
  • Unauthorized Possession of a Firearm CC 91(1);
  • Possession of Firearm or Ammunition contrary to Prohibition Order CC 117.01(1);
  • Possession for the Purpose of Weapons Trafficking CC 100 and
  • Possession Property Obtained by Crime Under $5,000 – in Canada CC 354(1)(a)

The accused is scheduled to appear in L’Orignal court on August 12.

 

LIMOGES — Russel County OPP responded to a report of a break and enter on Limoges Rd., Limoges shortly after 10 p.m. on August 5. According to police, further investigation also revealed that an altercation occurred between two males and a female.

As a result, Andre Omer Mayer, 61, of Casselman, was arrested and charged with:

  • Assault with a Weapon CC 267(a);
  • Two counts of Uttering Threats – Cause death or Bodily Harm CC 264.1(1)(a) 
  • Break, Enter dwelling house – commit indictable offence CC 348(1)(b)
  • Fail to Comply with Conditions of Undertaking Given by Officer in Charge CC 145(5.1)

The accused is scheduled to appear in L’Orignal court on August 12.

 

Male charged with refusal

LIMOGES — While parked on Limoges Rd., Limoges around 5 p.m. on Aug. 10, a Russell County OPP officer observed a vehicle and pulled it over for a Highway Traffic Act (HTA) offence. 

During the investigation, according to police the driver refused to provide a breath sample and was uncooperative with the officer.

As a result, James Smith, 37, of Ottawa, was charged with:

  • Resist peace Officer CC 129(a)
  • Failure or refusal to comply with demand CC 320.15(1)

The accused received a 90-day driver’s license suspension and the vehicle was also impounded for seven days.

The accused is scheduled to appear in L’Orignal court on September 4.

 

Stunt driver charged

A vehicle was pulled over for speeding near the Casselman exit of Hwy. 416, on August 10, around 11:30 p.m.

During a speed enforcement trap the officer clocked the vehicle travelling at an excessive speed of 194 km/h.

According to police, the 20-year-old male, of Ottawa, was charged with:

  • Race a motor vehicle – Excessive Speed HTA 172(1)
  • Novice driver – B.A.C. above zero HTA 44.1(3)

The accused received a seven day driver’s license suspension and the vehicle was also impounded for seven days.

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