Drug possession and theft charges laid in S. Stormont and S. Glengarry

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

Drugs seized during traffic stop

SOUTH STORMONT – A Highway Safety OPP officer intercepted a vehicle on Highway 401 shortly after 6:45 a.m. on May 15, South Stormont. The stop resulted in the seizure of a quantity of suspected cocaine from the passengers. Further investigation revealed both passengers were breaching previous release conditions.

Frank Benedict, 37, of Cornwall, was arrested and charged with;

– Possession of a Controlled Substance – cocaine

– Fail to comply with conditions of a release order

– Fail to comply with conditions of a probation order

 

Doug Anderson, 36, of Cornwall,  was arrested and charged with;

– Possession of a Controlled Substance – cocaine

– Fail to comply with conditions of a release order

– Obstruct Peace officer

 

Both were released and scheduled to appear in Cornwall on July 24.

 

Theft charges laid

SOUTH GLENGARRY – SD&G OPP responded to a report of a theft at a business in South Glengarry, shortly before 8 p.m. on May 18.

Investigation indicated that the culprit attended the location and removed a cellphone at the location.

Frederick Tremblay, 27, of Salaberry-de-Valleyfield, Quebec was arrested and is charged with;

–             Theft under $5000

–             Two counts of Failure to comply with conditions of a release order 

 

The accused was released from custody and is scheduled to a court appearance in Alexandria on August 5.

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