Nine arrested in Alexandria; drugs, cash, weapons seized

On March 2, 2018, an investigation led by the Community Street Crime Unit – Project REDSTART was executed with the assistance of OPP Tactical Rescue Unit, Emergency Response Team, Canine Unit, Organized Crime Enforcement Bureau, Cornwall Community Police Service and SD&G OPP. The officers executed a Controlled Drugs and Substances Search Warrant on several residences and one business in the Village of Alexandria, North Glengarry Township.

This resulted in the seizure of a quantity of drugs:

– 2260 methamphetamine pills (speed)

– 1064 Hydromorphone pills

– 27 Fentanyl patches

– 594 grams of marihuana

– 66 grams of hash

The estimated street value of drugs seized is $42,540.

This also resulted in the seizure of a quantity of weapons and Canadian currency:

– 2 hand guns

– 2 Conducted Energy Weapons (Tasers)

– Nunchucks

– Over $15,000 cash

– Multiple Long guns

– Ammunition

– 6 replica handguns

A 59-year-old North Glengarry man was arrested and charged with:

– Possession of a Controlled Substance for the purpose of Trafficking (11 counts)

– Unauthorized Possession of a weapon (2 counts)

– Careless storage of ammunition (3 counts)

– Public Mischief

– Fraud over $5,000 (5 counts)

– Possession of property obtained by crime (2 counts)

He was held in custody pending a bail hearing at Cornwall Court.

A 49-year-old North Glengarry woman was arrested and charged with:

– Possession of a Controlled Substance for the purpose of Trafficking (11 counts)

– Unauthorized Possession of a weapon (2 counts)

– Careless storage of ammunition (2 counts)

– Possession of property obtained by crime (2 counts)

She was held in custody pending a bail hearing at Cornwall Court.

53-year-old North Glengarry man was arrested and charged with:

– Possession of a controlled substance

– Produce a controlled substance

– Fail to comply with conditions of a recognizance

– Fail to comply with conditions of an undertaking

He was held in custody pending a bail hearing at Cornwall Court.

A 52-year-old North Glengarry man was arrested and charged with:

– Possession of a Controlled Substance

He was released and scheduled to appear in Alexandria court on April 4, 2018.

A 34-year-old North Glengarry man was arrested and charged with:

– Possession of a Controlled Substance for the purpose of Trafficking (2 counts)

He was released and scheduled to appear in Alexandria court on April 4, 2018.

A 31-year-old North Glengarry man was arrested and charged with:

– Possession of a Controlled Substance for the purpose of Trafficking

He was released and scheduled to appear in Alexandria court on April 4, 2018.

A 21-year-old North Glengarry man was arrested and charged with:

– Possession of a Controlled Substance for the purpose of Trafficking

– Possession of a Controlled Substance (2 counts)

– Fail to comply with conditions of a probation order (2 counts)

– Possession of a firearm or ammunition contrary to probation order (2 counts)

He was held in custody pending a bail hearing at Cornwall Court.

A 40-year-old North Glengarry woman was arrested and charged with:

– Possession of a Controlled Substance for the purpose of Trafficking

– Possession of a Controlled Substance (2 counts)

– Fail to comply with conditions of a probation order (4 counts)

– Fail to comply with conditions of a recognizance

She was held in custody pending a bail hearing at Cornwall Court.

A 28-year-old North Glengarry man was arrested and charged with:

– Possession of a Controlled Substance for the purpose of Trafficking

– Unauthorized Possession of a weapon (3 counts)

– Possession of property obtained by crime

The investigation continues.

“These arrests will have a significant impact in the small community of Alexandria,” said Dean Canham, Detective Sergeant of the Community Street Crime Unit

ANYONE HAVING INFORMATION ON THE ABOVE OR ANY CRIME IS ASKED TO CALL SD&G OPP AT 1-888-310-1122 OR CRIME STOPPERS AT 1-800-222-8477.


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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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