76-year-old charged with theft in Embrun

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

Customer charged with theft

EMBRUN — A 76-year-old was charged with theft after allegedly stealing numerous items from the Notre-Dame St. store in Embrun on January 29. Police responded to the complaint around 3:15 p.m. During the investigation, it was revealed that a customer stole numerous items in the store.

As a result of the investigation, Ghislaine Gaydamack, 76, of Russell, was charged with:

  • Theft Under $5000 – Shoplifting Criminal Code (CC) 334(b)

The accused is scheduled to appear in L’Orignal court on February 19.

 

Family dispute leads to assault

ROCKLAND — A family dispute occurred on Leonard Street in Rockland shortly before 10:30 a.m. on January 30.

Police investigation revealed that an altercation occurred between two family members.

As a result of the investigation, a 30-year-old, from Rockland was charged with:

  • Assault – Criminal Code (CC) 266

The accused is scheduled to appear in L’Orignal court at a later date.

 

Suspicious vehicle leads to impaired charges

EMBRUN — A driver was charged after a suspicious vehicle complaint on Route 200 in Embrun was reported to Russell County OPP shortly after 9:20 a.m. on January 31.

During the investigation, the officer utilized an Approved Screening Device (ASD). The individual was transported back to the detachment for further testing.

As a result of the investigation, Jonathan Lanois, 23, from Embrun was charged with:

  • Operation while impaired – blood alcohol concentration (80 plus) CC 320.14(1)(b);
  • Operation while impaired – alcohol and drugs CC 320.14(1)(a);
  • Having care or control of a motor vehicle with liquor readily available LLA 32(1) and
  • Drive vehicle or boat with cannabis readily available CCA2017 12(1)

The accused is scheduled to appear in L’Orignal court on February 19.

 

Family dispute leads to numerous charges

CASSELMAN — Russell County OPP officers responded to a family dispute on Principale Street in Casselman at 1:15 p.m. on February 2.

The investigation revealed that an altercation occurred between family members.

As a result of the investigation, a 39-year-old, from Casselman was charged with:

  • Mischief – interfere with any person in the lawful use, enjoyment or operation of property – under $5000 CC 430(4);
  • Two counts of Breach of Recognizance CC 811;
  • Forcible Confinement CC 279(2);
  • Take Motor Vehicle Without Consent CC 335(1);
  • Assault CC 266;
  • Failure to Provide Necessaries of Life CC 215(2)(b) and
  • Theft Over $5000 CC 334(a) 

The accused is scheduled to appear in L’Orignal court at a later date. 

 

Sobriety check leads to impaired charges

ROCKLAND — While conducting a sobriety check in a local restaurant parking lot in Rockland on February 2, around 10 p.m., Russell County OPP charged a driver.

Andrew Hearn, 32-years-old, from Rockland was charged with:

  • Operation while impaired – alcohol and drugs CC 320.14(1)(a);
  • Operation while impaired – blood alcohol concentration (80 plus) CC 320.14(1)(b);
  • Driving motor vehicle with open container of liquor LLA 32(1) and
  • Driving while under suspension HTA 53(1)

The accused is scheduled to appear in the Ontario Court of Justice in L’Orignal on February 26.

 

Suspicious person complaint leads to numerous charges

A suspicious person on Principale St. was reported to Russell County OPP shortly after 10 p.m. in Casselman on February 5. The investigation revealed that a pedestrian caused a major disturbance outside and inside a residence. Numerous criminal offences were committed where multiple people were involved.

As a result of the investigation, Jason Denis Edward Nixon, 39, of Casselman was charged with:

  • Uttering Threats – Cause death or Bodily Harm CC 264.1(1)(a);
  • Break, Enter dwelling house – commit indictable offence CC 348(1)(b);
  • Personating Peace Officer CC 130(1)(a);
  • Mischief Over $5000 CC 430(3) and
  • Mischief – destroys or damages property CC 430(1)(a) 

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

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