Police investigate string of burglaries in district
was over the legal limit. Trailers stolen
shirt and blue jeans. The second is a black male, 6’0”, thin, nar- row face, no facial hair, wearing a white T- shirt and black cargo pants. Police do not
have a description of the third suspect. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Hawkesbury OPP Crime Unit at 613-632-2729.
Constable Marc Lauzon is investi- gating the theft of two utility trailers from a backyard of a County Road 10 residence in Fournier July 17 and 18. July 17, a person knocked at the door of the victim’s residence. When no one an- swered, the suspect went into the back- yard and drove away in a grey minivan hauling a black trailer. The next morning at approximately 9:30 a.m., an elderly man, driving a green minivan was seen knock- ing on the door of the victim’s residence and then driving away from the backyard with another trailer hooked to the van. The trailers are a black 2008 Snow model 600, with a single axle, serial number 25WUW11A28G406246, with Ontario plate F1145B, valued at $800 and a black 2006 homemade MAK model with a single axle and Ontario plate D6129E. It is worth $450. If you have information about any of these crimes, call Crime Stoppers at 1-800- 222-8477 or the Hawkesbury O.P.P. at 613- 632-2729. Persons giving tips to Crime Stoppers that lead to an arrest may be eligible for a cash reward. Crime Stoppers does not subscribe to Call Display. Your call will stay anonymous and your pres- ence won’t be needed in court. Tips can also be sent via text message and e-mail. For more information visit the National Capital Crime Stoppers’ website at www. CrimeStoppers.ca . North Glengarry theft The Stormont-Dundas-Glengarry O.P.P. detachment is investigating the theft of a satellite dish from a residence on Sandfield Street in Alexandria. The theft occurred on the night of July 22-23. On the weekend, somebody smashed a window on a piece of unattended heavy equipment on Concession 15 of North The storm which affected the region late Monday kept SD&G OPP officers busy re- sponding to a variety of calls for service, ranging from downed trees and wires to activated alarms. Officers responded to a total of 16 calls for service. Fortunately, there were no injuries. Glengarry Township. Storm calls VANKLEEK HILL | The public is being asked to help police find three men follow- ing an attempted armed robbery at a High Street, Vankleek Hill residence July 19. The incident occurred at about 1:10 a.m. when two men, one armed with a weap- on, forced their way into the residence, assaulting a man and tying up a woman, reports the Hawkesbury Ontario Provincial Police detachment. The intruders did not find what they were looking for. The vic- tims were not injured. The male victim managed to flee; two suspects followed. A third suspect was seen in a black vehicle. The three men fled in the vehicle that was last seen heading south on Highway 34. One suspect is a white male, 5’8”, stocky, with a black ball cap, short hair, black T- Police seek help
The Hawkesbury Ontario Provincial Po- lice detachment is investigating a string of break-ins in the district. Bike-riding burglar sought A bike may have been used as the get- away vehicle during a burglary at a Tele- graph Road, Alfred residence. On the night of July 17 and early morning of July 18, someone got into the house by breaking through a back door, reports the Hawkesbury Ontario Provincial Police de- tachment. Investigators suspect the thief would have left and returned on several occasions. The perpetrator may have been riding a bicycle, police say. Mary Street break-in July 17, shortly after midnight, a break and enter at a Mary Street, Hawkesbury residence was reported to police. The crook, who entered through a window, left with a 52-inch Toshiba television set. The theft would have occurred between 10:45 p.m. and 12:15 a.m. It would appear that an adjacent residence was also bro- ken into that night, again through a win- dow. But nothing was taken. July 22, shortly before midnight, police were alerted about a break and enter that occurred at a Lansdowne Street, Hawkes- bury residence. Between 9 p.m. and 11 p.m., someone entered the apartment through a window and stole jewellery and a camcorder. 27 charges In the week of July 16 to 23, the Hawkes- bury O.P.P. detachment responded to 311 occurrences and laid 27 charges. Officers investigated two assaults, three break and enters and 16 thefts. There were three im- paired driving charges laid. Impaired charges In the early evening of July 16, a citizen called to inform police that a motorcy- clist had fallen from his motorcycle and appeared to be drunk. The motorcyclist had driven away. He was later intercept- ed in Hawkesbury. Mario Laliberté, 48, of Bédard Street in Champlain, was charged with operating a vehicle while his blood alcohol content was above the legal level. July 17, at approximately 11 p.m. an of- ficer stopped the driver of a white 2001 Oldsmobile Alero that was travelling on the Long Sault Bridge, swerving and roll- ing on a rim. The front driver’s side tire was blown off, police say. Ricky Bennett, 53, of Du Moulin Street in Alfred, was charged with assaulting a peace officer, impaired driving, dangerous operation of a vehi- cle, three counts of breach of probation, driving while disqualified, possession of cocaine and marijuana. He was also charged with driving with an improper tire, failing to surrender his permit, driv- ing without insurance and driving while alcohol was readily available. His mo- tor vehicle was impounded for 45 days and his licence suspended for 90 days. At about 3 a.m. July 20, an officer stopped a grey 2005 Toyota on the Long Sault Bridge. Jean Larocque, 46, of Catherine Street, Hawkesbury was charged with driving while his blood alcohol content
St-Isidore man faces first-degree murder
ST-ISIDORE | A young St-Isidore man now faces a charge of premeditated murder in the death of 24-year-old Joey Faubert. Martin Lamoureux, 18, had been origi- nally charged with second-degree mur- der following the discovery of the victim’s body June 30 on the property of the el- ementary school in St-Isidore. But that charge was upgraded to first- degree murder when Lamoureux appeared via video in L’Orignal Court last week. Nico Joseph Soubliere, 20, of Greely, and Cody
Henry, 19, of Ottawa, had earlier been charged with first-degree murder. Three others all face charges. An 18-year- old woman and a 16-year-old girl from North Stormont have been charged with conspiracy to commit an indictable of- fence. A 17-year-old girl from Greely has been charged with being an accessory after the fact. The 18-year-old’s name is not be- ing released as it may identify the 16-year- old young person who cannot be named under theYouth Criminal Justice Act (YCJA).
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Drivers’ patience will be put to the test over the next fewmonths as an overhaul of a section of Highway 34 in Vankleek Hill is carried out. Malyon Excavation Limited, of Cornwall, is reconstructing the road from Main Street to the north- ern town limits. Traffic in this area is being reduced to one lane during the work that is ex- pected to be wrapped up November 14. Champlain Township is carrying out the $2.3 million project with the help of a $2.1 million Ontario government sub- sidy.
The work will see the road widened to accommodate a new center left turning lane. The job also includes the replace- ment of the existing storm sewer, from Main Street to the Little Rideau Drain, the replacement of some sanitary sewer sections and a watermain. Sidewalks and curbs are being replaced while driveway culverts are being re- moved. Catch basins will be installed to ensure proper drainage at driveways. Some Hydro poles are being moved and new“School zone”signs with solar blink- ing lights are being installed.
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