Wanted fugitive The OPP and the Repeat Offender Parole Enforce- ment (ROPE) Squad ask residents in the Eastern Ontario region to be on the lookout for James Druce. He is wanted on a Canada-wide warrant for being unlawfully at large. Druce was serving a sentence of six years and 10 months in federal prison for robbery, use of a firearm to commit a crime, making death threats or threats of bodily harm, break and

enter, and us- ing a disguise to commit a crime. He is known to fre- quent the Otta- wa area. Druce is a 50-year- old white man, standing six- foot and weigh- ing between 185 and 200


Korea embassy visit? Russell Township may follow the example of the City of Clarence-Rockland and invite the Korean Embassy staff to pay a visit to the municipality and check out what local business opportunities might exist. Mayor Pierre Leroux has asked administra- tion to review information that the embassy staff provided to the United Counties of Prescott-Russell (UCPR), expressing interest in doing presentations on Korean trade opportunities for the region. Last year Clarence-Rockland hosted a Korean embassy group and organized a small trade expo so local entrepreneurs could present themselves and their wares and services plus get information on how to take advantage of potential business opportunities in the country. – Gregg Chamberlain Du 27 juin au 26 août, le MIFO accueillera des centaines de campeurs âgés entre 4 et 15 ans. Les 11 camps spécialisés, le camp régulier et le camp coup de pouce pour les plus petits seront offerts à Orléans. Les parents pourront inscrire leurs enfants en ligne dès le 5 avril prochain, via l’ Espace client du Pour les parents souhaitant obtenir plus de détails, une soirée d’information aura d’ailleurs lieu le mardi 29 mars prochain, de 19 h à 21 h. Township land sold Russell Township council approved a purchase offer from Robert Bourdeau through a numbered com- pany, 778404 Ontario Inc., for a 29-acre parcel of municipal land on Ste-Catherine Road. Bourdeau’s offer of $301,000, representing 92 per cent of the appraisal value, was the best offer received when the land was advertised for sale. – Gregg Chamberlain pounds. He has a surgical scar on his throat and tattoos on both shoulders, biceps and forearms. If you see him, do not approach but phone either your local police via 911 or the ROPE Squad toll-free at 1-866-870-7673 or the CrimeStoppers toll-free confidential tips line at 1-800-222-8477. – Gregg Chamberlain Hunting accident An accident with a shotgun during a geese hunt over the spring break ended with an air ambulance trip to the hospital for a 16-year-old youth. He and a friend, also aged 16, were stalking geese in a field near Chartrand Road, east of the North Dixon Factory Road in The Nation Municipality on March 18. Sometime late in the afternoon, a shotgun that one of the lads was carrying fired by accident. The shotgun pellets struck the leg of one of the boys. He was treated for non-life-threatening injuries and is reported in stable condition. – Gregg Chamberlain Inscription aux camps d’été du MIFO

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