An officer from the Hawkesbury OPP detachment helps conduct traffic during a parade. (Photo: Tara Kirkpatrick)

Police news for April 5, 2017

Driver arrested after complaint

On Friday, March 31, at approximately 9:30 a.m., police say OPP officers received a complaint about a vehicle travelling “erratically” on Cartier Boulevard in Hawkesbury. A 2001 grey Honda Civic was found parked in a private parking lot on Cartier Boulevard. The 37-year-old driver, a woman from Hawkesbury, was charged for drinking and driving as well as possession of marijuana (under 30 grams).

Driver arrested at Vankleek Hill arena

On April 1, at about 2:30 a.m., a police officer spoke with the driver of a 2003 Honda Civic parked at the Vankleek Hill Community Centre. Police allege the 44-year-old man from Rigaud was operating the vehicle while under the influence of alcohol, and he was arrested.

Man arrested for assault in Alexandria

On April 4, just before 2:30 a.m., police say they were called to a residence on Main Street in Alexandria. Police allege a woman was assaulted during an argument with her partner, a 34-year-old man from North Glengarry. He was arrested and charged with two counts of spousal assault, and will appear in court in Cornwall on May 2.

Driver arrested in Hawkesbury

On Sunday, April 2, just before 2:30 am, police say a Hawkesbury OPP officer was conducting a checkpoint on John Street in Hawkesbury, when a 2015 black Dodge Ram was stopped. The 55-year-old man from Hawkesbury was charged with impaired driving.

Drug charges after stop on Highway 417

Police say on April 5, OPP officers “observed a vehicle at a property in North Glengarry Township which led to it being intercepted for a traffic violation on Highway 417” in East Hawkesbury. They say police found cocaine, marijuana, methamphetamine and cash in the car. The 45-year-old driver of the vehicle, a 45-year-old man from Montreal, was arrested for drug possession and possession of property obtained by crime.

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