Drugs seized at South Dundas traffic stop; South Stormont mischief

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

SOUTH DUNDAS — Police seized a quantity of methamphetamine after pulling over disqualified driver May 30. Not allowed to drive because of prior offences behind the wheel, according to the SD&G OPP, the motorist and his passenger are both facing charges after being intercepted on County Rd. 31 shortly before 2:10 p.m.

According to the detachment, the 37-year-old driver, David Hopkins of South Dundas, and Zachary Thompson, 20, were arrested.

Police say Hopkins is charged with Possession of a Controlled Substance; Driving under suspension (Highway Traffic Act); Use plate not authorized for vehicle (HTA); and Drive motor vehicle with open container of liquor (LLA).

Police say Thompson is charged with Possession of a Controlled Substance and Fail to Comply with conditions of a probation order.

Both accused were released to appear Aug. 4 in Morrisburg Court.

The incident was among 338 calls for service handled by the detachment between May 28 and June 4.

Mischief over $5,000

SOUTH STORMONT — A disturbance between family members on Cornwall Centre Road saw a vehicle damaged and a 22-year-old individual arrested.

Stormont Dundas & Glengarry Ontario Provincial Police officers responded around 11:30 p.m. to the May 30 incident.

Charged with mischief over $5,000, the unnamed accused is scheduled to appear July 21 in Cornwall Court.

The individual’s name was withheld to protect the identity of the victim, and the OPP no longer officially reveals the gender of those charged, either.

Domestic assault in North Dundas

NORTH DUNDAS — A 55-year-old is accused of assaulting a victim during a domestic disturbance in North Dundas.

SD&G OPP officers responded to the scene shortly before 9:10 p.m. on June 2, arresting the alleged assailant on a charge of assault.

Held in custody, the accused is scheduled to appear Aug. 4 in Cornwall Court.

The charged party’s name was withheld to protect the identity of the victim, and the OPP no longer officially reveals the gender of those charged, either.

Alcohol-impaired driving charges in South Stormont

SOUTH STORMONT — A single-vehicle collision in the wee hours of the morning on County Rd. 2 has led to alcohol-impaired driving-related charges for a South Dundas resident.

Police report the arrest of Johnny Morrow, 51, of South Dundas, in connection with the May 29 incident. The accused was released to appear July 30 in Cornwall Court.

SD&G OPP officers responded to the collision scene around 1:40 a.m., ultimately locating the involved vehicle on Long Sault Drive.

Impaired charges in South Dundas

SOUTH DUNDAS — A southerwestern Ontario motorist faces charges of operating a vehicle while impaired by drugs, resist peace officer and failure or refusal to comply with demand, following a Highway 401 traffic stop in South Dundas

SD&G OPP officers pulled the involved vehicle over shortly before 11:40 a.m. on May 29 and found the driver to be under the influence of a drug. Police say the driver resisted arrest and refused to complete standard testing requested by the officer.

The detachment reports the arrest of Christine Phipps, 41, of Cambridge, Ontario, in connection with the incident. The accused was released to appear Aug. 4 in Morrisburg Court on the charges.

Alexandria assault charge

ALEXANDRIA — A reported disturbance between family members on Hope Street, Alexandria, drew police June 3 to the address, where a resident of the village was arrested.

The 37-year-old accused faces charges of assault, uttering threats, and fail to comply with conditions of undertaking.

The charged individual was released to appear Aug. 5 in Alexandria Court.

SD&G OPP officers responded to the scene shortly after 7:45 a.m.

The name of the accused was not released to protect the identity of any victims; the OPP also officially withholds the gender of accused individuals now.

 

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