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Two more drug arrests in the region

Two more drug arrests took place this past week in the region.

On Friday January 19, 2018, members of the Cornwall Community Street Crime Unit (CSCU), assisted by the East Region Emergency Response Team (ERT) and the OPP Canine Unit, executed a Controlled Drugs and Substances Act (CDSA) Search Warrant in the Nation Township, resulting in the seizure of cocaine, cannabis resin (hash oil), Canadian currency, and drug paraphernalia associated with drug trafficking.

A 52-year-old Nation Municipality man was arrested and charged under the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act with the following sections:

– Possession of a Schedule I substance for the purpose of Trafficking – Cocaine

– Possession of a Schedule II substance- Cannabis resin – over 1gram

He was also charged under the Criminal Code of Canada with the following offences:

– Fail to Comply with Recognizance – (2 counts)

– Possession of proceeds of property obtained by crime under $5000 – in Canada

The man was not released and kept for a bail hearing scheduled on January 22, 2018 at the Ontario Court of Justice located in L’Orignal.

Driving while suspended resulted in drug seizure

In Hawkesbury on Saturday January 20, 2018, at approximately 1:50 am, Hawkesbury OPP officer Sean Chirke was on patrol when he intercepted a white 2012 Mazda3 on Main Street East in the Town of Hawkesbury. Investigation revealed that the male driver was suspended from driving.

The traffic stop resulted in the driver being in possession of cannabis resin and cannabis oil.

Consequently, the driver, a 32-year-old Grenville-Sur-La-Rouge man was arrested and charged under the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act with the following sections:

– Possession of a Schedule II substance- Cannabis resin – over 1gram

– Possession of a Schedule II substance – Other drugs

He was also charged under the Highway Traffic Act with the following section:

– Driving while under suspension

He was released and scheduled to appear at the Ontario Court of Justice located in L’Orignal on February 7th, 2018.


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Louise Sproule

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Louise Sproule has been the publisher of The Review since 1992. A part-time job after high school at The Review got Sproule hooked on community newspapers and all that they represent. She loves to write, has covered every kind of event you can think of, loves to organize community events and loves her small town and taking photographs across the region. She dreams of writing a book one day so she can finally tell all of the town's secrets! She must be stopped! Keep subscribing to The Review . . . or else!
Louise Sproule

Louise Sproule

Louise Sproule has been the publisher of The Review since 1992. A part-time job after high school at The Review got Sproule hooked on community newspapers and all that they represent. She loves to write, has covered every kind of event you can think of, loves to organize community events and loves her small town and taking photographs across the region. She dreams of writing a book one day so she can finally tell all of the town's secrets! She must be stopped! Keep subscribing to The Review . . . or else!

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