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A whole lot of speeding going on: top speeder was travelling at 165 km/hr

Disturbance leads to impaired charges

On April 24, 2020, shortly before 1:00 a.m., Russell County OPP officers responded to a disturbance complaint on Main Street in Limoges resulting with an Ontario driver being arrested.

Officers utilized the Approved Screening Device (ASD) on the driver. As a result of the investigation, a 35-year-old man from Limoges was arrested and charged with:

  • Operation while impaired – blood alcohol concentration (80 plus) Criminal Code (CC) 320.14(1)(b) and
  • Operation while impaired – alcohol and drugs CC 320.14(1)(a)

The accused received a 90 day driver’s license suspension and the vehicle was impounded for seven days.

The accused is scheduled to appear in the Ontario Court of Justice in L’Orignal on July 8, 2020.

Disturbance leads to numerous charges

On April 30, 2020, shortly after 5:15 p.m., Russell County OPP officers responded to a major disturbance on Notre-Dame Street in Embrun.

Officers determined that an altercation occurred between numerous parties.

As a result of the investigation, a 29-year-old Embrun man was charged with:

  • Mischief – destroys or damages property CC 430(1)(a);
  • Uttering Threats – Cause death or Bodily Harm CC 264.1(1)(a) (two counts);
  • Causing a Disturbance CC 175(1)(a) and
  • Fail to Comply with Probation Order CC 733.1(1) (two counts)

The accused is scheduled to appear in the Ontario Court of Justice in L’Orignal on July 8, 2020.

Disturbance leads to numerous charges

On May 2, 2020, shortly before 7:00 p.m., a Russell County OPP officer responded to a disturbance on Calypso Street in Limoges.

The officer determined that an altercation occurred between three parties.

As a result of the investigation, a 27-year-old Limoges man was charged with:

  • Uttering Threats – Cause death or Bodily Harm CC 264.1(1)(a);
  • Assault with a Weapon CC 267(a);
  • Fail to Comply with Probation Order CC 733.1(1);
  • False alarm of fire CC 437 and
  • Failure to comply with release order – other than to attend court CC 145(5)(a)

The accused is scheduled to appear in the Ontario Court of Justice in L’Orignal on June 24, 2020.

Numerous charged for Break and Enter

On May 3, 2020, shortly after 6:00 a.m., Russell County OPP officers responded to a break-in complaint on Calypso Street in Limoges.

Officers determined that three parties were trying to steal items outside a residence.

As a result of the investigation, a 19-year-old Ottawa man was charged with:

  • Break, Enter a place – commit indictable offence CC 348(1)(b);
  • Possession Break In Instruments CC 351(1);
  • Possession Property Obtained by Crime Under $5,000 – in Canada CC 354(1)(a) and
  • Possession of a Schedule I Substance – Methamphetamine CDSA 4(1)

A 16-year-old, from Ottawa was charged with:

  • Break, Enter dwelling house – commit indictable offence CC 348(1)(b);
  • Possession Break In Instruments CC 351(1) and
  • Possession Property Obtained by Crime Under $5,000 – in Canada CC 354(1)(a)

A 19-year-old Winchester man was charged with:

  • Break, Enter a place – commit indictable offence CC 348(1)(b);
  • Possession Break In Instruments CC 351(1);
  • Possession Property Obtained by Crime Under $5,000 – in Canada CC 354(1)(a) and
  • Breach of Recognizance CC 811

The name of one of the accused cannot be released and is protected under the terms of the Youth Criminal Justice Act (YCJA) due to the age.

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

Stunt driving charges

On April 15, 2020, shortly after 11:30 a.m., a Russell County OPP officer was conducting moving radar enforcement on Route 300 in Russell Township. The officer observed a vehicle travelling at an excessive rate of speed and obtained a speed reading of 132 km/h in a posted speed limit of 80 km/h.

As a result of the investigation, a 17-year-old, from Limoges, Ontario was charged with:

  • Race a motor vehicle – Excessive Speed – Highway Traffic Act (HTA) 172(1)

On May 4, 2020, shortly after 1:30 p.m., a Russell County OPP officer was patrolling on highway 417 Eastbound near the Casselman exit. The officer observed a vehicle coming to the rear of the police vehicle at a high rate of speed. A speed reading of 165 km/h in a posted 110 km/h was captured by the radar in following mode.

As a result of the investigation, a 25-year old male from North-York, Ontario was charged with:

  • Race a motor vehicle – Excessive Speed HTA 172(1)

On May 8, 2020, shortly before 10:30 a.m., a Russell County OPP officer was patrolling on highway 417 Westbound near the Casselman exit. The officer observed a vehicle coming to the rear of the police vehicle at a high rate of speed. A speed reading of 160 km/h in a posted 110 km/h was captured by the radar in following mode.

As a result of the investigation a 24-year-old woman from Ottawa was charged with:

  • Race a motor vehicle – Excessive Speed HTA 172(1)

The motorists received a seven day driver’s license suspension and their vehicles were also impounded for seven days.

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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