North Stormont man charged with assault causing bodily harm; assault charge for youth after family fracas in South Dundas

NORTH STORMONT — A 23-year-old North Stormont man faces charges of assault and assault causing bodily harm — choke, suffocate or strangle.

The girlfriend of the accused was “struck” during an April 3 domestic incident, according to the SD&G OPP.  Officers responded to the North Stormont scene shortly after 4 p.m., conducted an investigation and arrested the man.

The accused has been released to appear May 25 in Cornwall court.

Teen charged after family fracas in South Dundas

SOUTH DUNDAS — A family dispute on Dr. Miller Drive led to the arrest of a 14-year-old boy on charge of assault, April 2.

SD&G OPP officers responded to the South Dundas location shortly after 9:30 a.m., arresting the youth who’s alleged to have assaulted a family member.

He was released to appear June 3 in Cornwall court.

Stolen truck

SOUTH DUNDAS — A truck was stolen sometime overnight April 4-5 from a High Street property. Police responded to theft after it was reported the following morning.

The missing truck is a maroon 2007 GMC Sierra pickup with plate 578FV.

Driver arrested for impaired, uttering threats

NORTH GLENGARRY — SD&G OPP officers intercepted a vehicle following a reported traffic complaint April 1 on County Rd. 20, arresting the driver for driving under the influence of alcohol.

Further investigation revealed the motorist had threatened a family member before getting behind the wheel, according to the detachment, which reports that Kelsey Blaney, 29, of North Glengarry has been charged with uttering threats as a consequence. The accused also faces charges related to impaired driving as well as driving while under suspension and having liquor in an open container.

The individual was held in custody pending an April 2 bail hearing in Cornwall court.

The SD&G OPP remind the public that a 90-day automatic drivers licence suspension and a seven day impoundment of the involved vehicle accompanies any impaired driving charge. Call 911 if you suspect a driver is impaired, the detachment says.

Super speeders

SD&G — Two motorists were immediately deprived of their driver’s licences — for seven days — and their wheels impounded after SD&G OPP officers clocked them exceeding the speed limit by more than 50 km/h. Further penalties will apply if they are convicted of stunt driving in court.

Those accused include: a 37-year-old North Stormont man, who was stopped April 2 shortly after 7 a.m. at a measured speed of 142 km/h on Highway 138 (80 km/h zone) in North Stormont; and a 28-year-old Quebec man, was was stopped April 3 shortly after 10:50 a.m. at 159 km/h on Highway 401 (100 km/h) in South Glengarry.

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