381 calls last week for Russell OPP including break-ins and disturbances

An OPP Cruiser. Smith photo, Nation Valley News file

RUSSELL — In a recent press release, the Russell County Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) reported that officers responded to 381 calls for service during the week of April 5th to April 11th. They include the following incidents.

Animal complaint leads to numerous charges

On April 9th, shortly after 11:15 PM, police officers responded to an animal complaint on St-Andre Road in Embrun. Police allege that two individuals had broken into a residence there, and were combative with the police once they arrived on the scene.

As a result of the investigation, 36-year-old Valerie Lavoi from Embrun, was charged with:

  • Break, Enter a dwelling house with intent to commit an indictable offence
  • Resist Peace Officer
  • Trespassing at Night
  • Assault a Peace Officer

47-year-old Stephanie Bourdeau from Embrun was charged with:

  • Trespassing at Night
  • Break, Enter a dwelling house with intent to commit an indictable offence

The accused are scheduled to appear before Ontario Court of Justice in L’Orignal on May 12th.

Ottawa man charged following report of alleged disturbance in Embrun

On the afternoon of April 10th, police responded to a report about a disturbance at a local business on Notre-Dame Street in Embrun. The subsequent investigation found that a lone patron was allegedly causing a disturbance inside and outside of the business. Once police arrived, the individual became combative.

As a result, Gian-Franco Barilla, 41, from Ottawa was charged with:

  • Causing a Disturbance
  • Carrying concealed weapon
  • Resist Peace officer

Barilla is scheduled to appear before the Ontario Court of Justice in L’Orignal on May 12th.

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