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SD&G OPP warns about return of ’emergency scams’

SD&G — Provincial police from the Stormont Dundas & Glengarry detachment are warning the public about the recent resurfacing of a common scam known as the ‘the emergency scam’ or ‘the emergency/grandparent scam’. On March…


DNA sleuth claims Nation River Lady ID coming soon

Tom Van Dusen Nation Valley News CASSELMAN — It’s the cold case that never entirely freezes over: The mysterious case of the Nation River Lady (NRL), largely decomposed when found floating face down but once…






Driver just 3 km/h shy of having vehicle impounded

LEEDS — A motorist in Leeds County came perilously close to having their truck impounded for a week — although they still face a hefty speeding fine after exceeding the posted limit by 47 km/h. That’s just…


Impatient pizza patron calls 9-1-1 in Leeds County

LEEDS — A ‘hangry’ patron called 9-1-1 because her pizza order wasn’t ready  when she arrived at an Elgin, Ontario, eatery yesterday  (June 11) — but wasn’t fined or charged for the cheesy move. Rideau…


Fraudsters posing as CRA still phoning local residents

EMBRUN — Telephone fraudsters impersonating Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) officials have triggered several complaints to Russell County OPP about this ongoing scam. Whether by telephone or by email, the pitch involves one of two variations….