Fire alarm deliberately pulled during major disturbance and altercation in Embrun

An OPP Cruiser. Smith photo, Nation Valley News file

Disturbances lead to numerous charges

EMBRUN — Russell County OPP officers responded to a major disturbance on Notre-Dame Street in Embrun, shortly after 5:15 p.m. on April 30.

Officers determined that an altercation occurred between numerous parties.

As a result of the investigation, Maxime Lecompte, 29, of Embrun was charged with:

  • Mischief – destroys or damages property CC 430(1)(a);
  • Two counts of Uttering Threats – Cause death or Bodily Harm CC 264.1(1)(a);
  • Causing a Disturbance CC 175(1)(a) and
  • Two counts of Failure to Comply with Probation Order CC 733.1(1)

The accused is scheduled to appear in L’Orignal court on July 8.

 

LIMOGES — Russell County OPP officer responded to a disturbance on Calypso Street in Limoges, shortly before 7 p.m., on May 2.

The officer determined that an altercation occurred between three parties.

As a result of the investigation, Mario Parent, 27, from Limoges was charged with:

  • Uttering Threats – Cause death or Bodily Harm CC 264.1(1)(a);
  • Assault with a Weapon CC 267(a);
  • Fail to Comply with Probation Order CC 733.1(1);
  • False alarm of fire CC 437 and
  • Failure to comply with release order – other than to attend court CC 145(5)(a)

The accused is scheduled to appear in L’Orignal court on June 24.

In regards to the False alarm of fire charge, OPP say Parent pulled a fire alarm. “As a matter a fact the male triggered the fire alarm on purpose,” says OPP Constable Mélissa Bouchard.

 

Impaired charges

LIMOGES — Shortly before 1 a.m. on April 24, Russell County OPP officers responded to a disturbance complaint on Main Street in Limoges. 

Officers utilized the Approved Screening Device (ASD) on the driver. As a result of the investigation, Shawn Tasse, 35, of Limoges was arrested and charged with:

  • Operation while impaired – blood alcohol concentration (80 plus) Criminal Code (CC) 320.14(1)(b) and
  • Operation while impaired – alcohol and drugs CC 320.14(1)(a)

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

The accused is scheduled to appear in L’Orignal court on July 8.

 

Numerous charged for Break and Enter

LIMOGES — Russell County OPP officers responded to a break-in complaint shortly after 6 a.m. on May 3, on Calypso Street in Limoges.

Officers determined that three parties were trying to steal items outside a residence.

As a result of the investigation, Brendon Charbonneau, 19, from Ottawa, was charged with:

  • Break, Enter a place – commit indictable offence CC 348(1)(b);
  • Possession Break In Instruments CC 351(1);
  • Possession Property Obtained by Crime Under $5,000 – in Canada CC 354(1)(a) and
  • Possession of a Schedule I Substance – Methamphetamine CDSA 4(1)

 

A 16-year-old, from Ottawa was charged with:

  • Break, Enter dwelling house – commit indictable offence CC 348(1)(b);
  • Possession Break In Instruments CC 351(1) and
  • Possession Property Obtained by Crime Under $5,000 – in Canada CC 354(1)(a)

 

Zachary Minarik-Eastman, 19, from Winchester, was charged with:

  • Break, Enter a place – commit indictable offence CC 348(1)(b);
  • Possession Break In Instruments CC 351(1);
  • Possession Property Obtained by Crime Under $5,000 – in Canada CC 354(1)(a) and
  • Breach of Recognizance CC 811

The name of one of the accused cannot be released and is protected under the terms of the Youth Criminal Justice Act (YCJA) due to the age.

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

 

Stunt driving charges

RUSSELL — While conducting a speed trap a Russell County OPP officer observed a vehicle travelling 132 km/h on Route 300, an 80 km/h zone, shortly after 11:30 a.m. on April 15. 

As a result of the investigation, a 17-year-old, from Limoges, was charged with:

  • Race a motor vehicle – Excessive Speed – Highway Traffic Act (HTA) 172(1)

 

CASSELMAN — While on patrol on Highway 417 eastbound near Casselman shortly after 1:30 p.m. on May 4, a Russell County OPP officer observed a vehicle travelling 165 km/h in a 110 km/h zone. 

As a result of the investigation, a 25-year-old male from North-York, was charged with:

  • Race a motor vehicle – Excessive Speed HTA 172(1)

 

CASSELMAN — While on patrol on Highway 417 westbound near Casselman shortly before 10:30 a.m. on May 8, a Russell County OPP officer stopped a vehicle travelling 160 km/h in a 110 km/h zone.

As a result of the investigation a 24-year-old woman from Ottawa was charged with:

  • Race a motor vehicle – Excessive Speed HTA 172(1)

The above motorists received a seven-day driver’s license suspension and their vehicles were also impounded for seven days.

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