Trafficking charges for three after vehicle stopped in North Dundas

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

NORTH DUNDAS — Police say they seized a quantity of cocaine, methamphetamine and LSD during a Sept. 17 traffic stop on County Rd. 31.

Two men and a woman were arrested after the stop conducted by officers with the Community Street Crime unit and SD&G OPP.

According to police, Chase Dedekker, 24, of South Dundas, Joshua Barkley, 28, of North Dundas, and Ashley Helder, 32, of South Dundas, were each charged under the Criminal Code with three counts of Possession of a Controlled Substance for the purpose of Trafficking. Dedekker, who was driving, also faces provincial charges of driving while under suspension, using plates not authorized for the vehicle, and driving a motor vehicle with liquor readily available.

All three were released to appear Nov. 3 in Morrisburg court. Helder, however, was wanted in Ottawa and was returned to the city’s police service.

Stolen SUV recovered 

SOUTH STORMONT — Police stopped a stolen SUV on Highway 401, arresting the 18-year-old driver from Montreal.

SD&G OPP officers intercepted the 2016 Lexus RX350 shorty after 7:15 a.m. on Sept. 19. The white-coloured vehicle was taken in Toronto.

Andrew Alector, 18, of Montreal is charged with: Possession of property obtained by crime over $5000; and Fail to comply with conditions of a Recognizance. The accused was released from custody to appear Oct. 29 in Cornwall court.

Stolen truck

SOUTH STORMONT — A pickup truck was stolen from a County Rd. 15 property. Police say the incident was reported around 6:25 p.m. on Sept. 23, after culprits took black 2006 Dodge Ram model some hours earlier.

The stolen vehicle had Ontario plate BC92523.

Equipment stolen from church

NORTH GLENGARRY — Several speakers, speaker stands and a mixer were stolen from a church on Laggan-Glenelg Rd. in North Glengarry.

The SD&G OPP responded Sept. 15 to the reported break-in.

Two boats stolen on County Rd. 2

SOUTH GLENGARRY — The SD&G OPP reports the recent theft of two boats from County Rd. 2 addresses in South Glengarry.

The theft of a 2013 Princecraft Vogue 23 pontoon boat was reported to the detachment Sept. 23.  That missing boat, which featured a 115hp outboard motor and beige camper-style top, was removed from the site some time in the days prior.

And a powerboat was taken sometime overnight, Sept. 17-18, according to the detachment, which was apprised of that crime the following morning. The Searay Sundancer model had a black canopy and bore Quebec plate QC244328.


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