House fire probed
thefts, two assaults. Seven RIDE initiatives
$1.6 million recouped
were conducted. There were no impaired
driving related charges. Out of these 243
occurrences, 27 were concluded with
The public is being asked to assist the
Police would like to remind the
Hawkesbury Ontario Provincial Police
“This is excellent news,” Prescott-
community, that if you have information
detachment investigate a fire at a vacant
house in Wendover early Monday.
administrative officer Stéphane Parisien
Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or call the
Shortly before 5 a.m. January 30,
said of a recent and pleasant change of
Hawkesbury O.P.P. at 613-632-2729.
officers were called in to investigate a
fortunes for the regional government.
Persons giving tips to Crime Stoppers that
suspicious house fire at 3195 Principale
The counties have managed to net $1.6
lead to an arrest may be eligible for a cash
St. A cause for the fire at the abandoned
million on an investment that could have
reward. Crime Stoppers does not subscribe
house has not been determined. No one
cost taxpayers more than $2.4 million.
to Call Display. Your call will stay
anonymous and your presence won’t be
Police are looking for your help. If you
paper” for the sum of $1,650,640. In 2007,
needed in court. Tips can also be sent via
have any information about this fire call
the counties had expected it would lose
text message and e-mail. For more
Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or
$2,484,187 on the investment notes.
Detective-Constable Jocelyn Sauvé at the
“We thought wemight lose it all. But we
Hawkesbury O.P.P. at 613-632-2729.
have been able to recover two-thirds of our
investment,” Parisien told a recent council
In the week of January 23-30, the
January 29, police were called to
Hawkesbury O.P.P. detachment
In 2007, the counties invested in asset-
investigate a theft of a truck at Landriault
responded to 243 occurrences. Officers
backed commercial paper. That same year,
Tire, 5205 County Road 17 in Alfred-
investigated six break and enters, six
the market suffered a meltdown with
Plantagenet. The theft would have occurred
issuers of commercial paper notes
Photo Richard Mahoney
sometime between 6 p.m. and 8 p.m. the
defaulting on payments. In 2009, an
Russell Mayor J.P. St-Pierre and
same day. Stolen was a black GMC Sierra
Ontario court decision resulted in a new
HD 2500 pick-up truck, which is a mobile
agreement for commercial paper holders,
service repair truck with large chromed tool
the counties' new tougher collection
with a maturity date of July 2056.
box compartments on the back. It has
With the sale of the notes, the counties,
“Landriault Tire” written in white on the
which had made provisions for the loss in
sides. Also taken was a blue 2009 Yamaha
previous years, are left with a surplus of
The Hawkesbury Ontario Provincial
SX Nitro snowmobile with a 1400 c.c. four-
$1,640,640, which will be listed as such in
Police detachment is warning business
the financial report for 2011. “Given the
operators to be wary of mobile thieves who
by Constable Mike Potter.
global financial crisis raging in recent
have been preying on merchants.
years, the CAOdecided to sell investments
Groups of three to ten men and women,
January 28 shortly after 10 a.m. Constable
quickly while they still had some worth
traveling in vans or large cars and wearing
Jonathan Bouchard intercepted a green 2005
and reinvest in products that are safer and
baggy clothing, are entering businesses and
Ford Focus driven on Main Street East,
wait for the 2056 maturity date.
are stealing goods or entering offices while
Hawkesbury. Emmanuel Ménard, 30, of
These measures will allow the corporation
the clerk or cashier is distracted. They will
Champlain Township, was charged with
to regain control of its monies before the
two counts of d riving while under suspension .
expected maturity and mitigate losses on
articles hidden by their clothing. Some
The vehicle was towed and impounded for
this high risk repayment,” Parisien writes
may be struggling to walk as they leave. If
seven days at the owner’s expense. He is
in a report to council.
you have information about these types of
thefts, call the OPP at 1-888-310-1122.
Court March 1.
Three charged for stunt driving
Garage roof job
January 29, while performing radar
enforcement, officers intercepted three
Pay your fines now, or pay much more
drivers on Highway 417 in East-
That is the warning tardy offenders are
were all chargedwith racing on the highway
where the speed limit is 100 kilometres per
Russell. Faced with $6 million in unpaid
Public works department workers
fines, the counties have increased the fees
More than a week of fun kicks off
ought to feel more secure after the town of
At 9:20 a.m. Constable Steve Roy stopped
paid to collection agencies, sums that are
tonight (February 3) when the Champlain
Hawkesbury approved a $18,243 job to
a 2006 Silver Audi A4 for rolling at 157
in turn billed to the offenders.
Winter Carnival begins.
reinforce the municipal garage.
kilometres per hour, pulling over Catherine
The previous rate ranged from 10 to 20
At the Vankleek Hill arena, the Pond
RMS Centre de Rénovation, the only
Ruzius, 24. At 10:44 a.m., Constable Mario
per cent. The new rate will vary from 10 to
Rocket Classic Tournament at 6 p.m. starts
bidder on the job, will install a support
Bourgeois stopped a 2007 Chevrolet Cobalt
50 per cent. Officials note that the high
an evening that will include a “Chili Cook
beamto shore up the covering. The centre of
travelling 160 kilometres per hour. Ninon
arrears justify the move. “We want to be
Off” and a Casino Night.
the roof has dropped about two inches
John O Bame-Engourou, 35, was charged.
more aggressive in collecting those unpaid
Saturday’s program features games for
because of water and snow accumulation,
At 12:28 p.m., Constable Steve Roy
fines,” said treasurer Louise Lepage-
children starting at 1 p.m. followed by the
relates department superintendent Gérald
intercepted a 2004 Mercedes ML500 going
3 p.m. bed races. Call recreation director
Campbell. The repair work will brace the
160 km. per hour. Mudi Wa Mbuji Kaberya,
The fines, imposed under the Ontario
Janis Renwick at 613-678-3601 for
top of the Main Street building and at the
61, was charged. The vehicles were towed
Provincial Offences Act, are paid to the
information. The festivities continue with
same time avoid “major problems” in the
and impounded for seven days at the
counties and later distributed to the eight
a chilli supper from 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
future, Campbell told council Monday.
owners’ expense. Their licences were
municipalities in Prescott-Russell.
followed by a skating party and bonfire.
suspended for seven days. The drivers, who
Sunday, the third annual Vintage
are subject to fines ranging from $2,000 to
because many offenders do not live in the
Snowmobile Ride leaves the Vankleek Hill
$10,000, are to appear in court in L’Orignal
region or the province, notes Lepage-
Fairgrounds at 11 a.m. followed by a radar
run at 1:30 p.m. Call Scott Allen (613-678-
6524) for information.
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the Knights of Columbus hall in L’Orignal,
starting at 7 p.m.
Saturday, February 11, a Heart and
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Stroke Foundation bonspiel will be held at
the Vankleek Hill Curling Club.
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That same day, starting at noon, in
L’Orignal a wide range of activities will be
organized at the rink and in front of the
Knights of Columbus hall.
FRI. & SAT. AT 6:30 & 8:45 SUN. & WEEKDAY AT 7:00 SUN. MATINEE AT 1:30
Following a “Bean Cook-off” judging
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to L’Orignal this year. Call Jacques Lacelle
(613-675-2218) or Marc Dewar (613-675-
2971) when they are ready to be judged.
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