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Shoplifting, assault, impaired driving charges

Shoplifting charges

On January 29, 2020, shortly before 3:15 p.m., Russell County OPP officers responded to a shoplift complaint at a local store on Notre-Dame Street in Embrun, Ontario.

During the investigation, it was revealed that a customer stole numerous items in the store.

As a result of the investigation, a 76-year-old woman from Russell, Ontario was charged with:

  • Theft Under $5000 – Shoplifting Criminal Code (CC) 334(b)

The accused is scheduled to appear in the Ontario Court of Justice in L’Orignal on February 19, 2020.

Family dispute leads to assault

On January 30, 2020, shortly before 10:30 a.m., a Russell County OPP officer responded to a family dispute on Leonard Street in Rockland, Ontario.

During the investigation, it was revealed that an altercation occurred between two family members.

As a result of the investigation, a 30-year-old, from Rockland was charged with:

  • Assault – Criminal Code (CC) 266

The accused is scheduled to appear in the Ontario Court of Justice in L’Orignal at a later date.

 

Suspicious vehicle leads to impaired charges

On January 31, 2020, at 9:21 p.m., Russell County OPP officers responded to a suspicious vehicle complaint on Route 200 in Embrun, Ontario where an Ontario driver was arrested.

During the investigation, the officer utilized an Approved Screening Device (ASD). The individual was transported back to the detachment for further testing.

As a result of the investigation, a 23-year-old Embrun man was charged with:

  • Operation while impaired – blood alcohol concentration (80 plus) CC 320.14(1)(b);
  • Operation while impaired – alcohol and drugs CC 320.14(1)(a);
  • Having care or control of a motor vehicle with liquor readily available LLA 32(1) and
  • Drive vehicle or boat with cannabis readily available CCA2017 12(1)

The accused is scheduled to appear in the Ontario Court of Justice in L’Orignal on February 19, 2020.

Family dispute leads to numerous charges

On February 2, 2020 at approximately 1:15 p.m., Russell County OPP officers responded to a family dispute on Principale Street in Casselman, Ontario.

The investigation revealed that an altercation occurred between family members.

As a result of the investigation, a 39-year-old, from Casselman was charged with:

  • Mischief – interfere with any person in the lawful use, enjoyment or operation of property – under $5000 CC 430(4);
  • Breach of Recognizance CC 811 (two counts);
  • Forcible Confinement CC 279(2);
  • Take Motor Vehicle Without Consent CC 335(1);
  • Assault CC 266;
  • Fail to Provide Necessaries of Life CC 215(2)(b) and
  • Theft Over $5000 CC 334(a)

 

The accused is scheduled to appear in the Ontario Court of Justice in L’Orignal at a later date.

Sobriety check leads to impaired charges

On February 2, 2020, at approximately 10:00 p.m., Russell County OPP officers conducted a sobriety check in a local restaurant parking lot in Rockland where an Ontario driver was arrested.

As a result of the investigation, a 32-year-old man from Rockland was charged with:

  • Operation while impaired – alcohol and drugs CC 320.14(1)(a);
  • Operation while impaired – blood alcohol concentration (80 plus) CC 320.14(1)(b);
  • Driving motor vehicle with open container of liquor LLA 32(1) and
  • Driving while under suspension HTA 53(1)

The accused is scheduled to appear in the Ontario Court of Justice in L’Orignal on February 26, 2020.

 

Suspicious person complaint leads to numerous charges

On February 5, 2020, at approximately 10:15 p.m., Russell County OPP officers responded to a suspicious person complaint on Principale Street in Casselman.

The investigation revealed that a pedestrian caused a major disturbance outside and inside a residence. Numerous criminal offences were committed where multiple people were involved.

As a result of the investigation, a 39-year-old Casselman was charged with:

  • Uttering Threats – Cause death or Bodily Harm CC 264.1(1)(a);
  • Break, Enter dwelling house – commit indictable offence CC 348(1)(b);
  • Personating Peace Officer CC 130(1)(a);
  • Mischief Over $5000 CC 430(3) and
  • Mischief – destroys or damages property CC 430(1)(a)

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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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