North Dundas man charged after police find evidence of ‘multiple crimes’

The SD&G OPP sign at detachment headquarters in Long Sault. Zandbergen photo, Nation Valley News

NORTH DUNDAS  — A 40-year-old North Dundas man faces several Criminal Code charges after evidence related to “multiple crimes” was recovered yesterday at a North Dundas residence, according to the Ontario Provincial Police.

Officers with the OPP East Region Community Street Crime Unit, assisted by the OPP Emergency Response Team (ERT), conducted a traffic stop in the area and arrested an individual in connection with the investigation.

Later in the day, the Street Crime Unit and ERT members executed a search warrant at County Rd. 13 home. Police say they recovered evidence related to a theft in Gananoque, along with ammunition, items typically connected to drug trafficking and items related to the alteration or removal of Vehicle Identification Numbers (VINs).

Police say township resident Joey Cinnamon, 40, is charged with:

  • Possession of property obtained by crime over $5000 – sec. 354(1)(a)
  • Possession of firearm or ammunition contrary to prohibition order – sec. 117.01(1) – two counts
  • Altering/Destroying/Removing a vehicle identification number – sec. 353.1
  • Fail to comply with a Probation Order – sec. 733.1(1) – two counts

The accused has been released from OPP custody and is scheduled to appear Aug. 4 at the Ontario Court of Justice in Morrisburg.

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