Police blotter: Holiday break-ins, domestic situations

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Santa Cruz break-in

SOUTH STORMONT — The SD&G OPP are reporting the daytime burglary of a Santa Cruz Drive in South Stormont.

Sometime between 7 a.m. and 7 p.m. on Dec. 19, the residence was entered and a Hewlett Packard laptop, Olympus camera, RCA tablet, brown leather London Fog jacket and a quantity of cash stolen from inside.

A police investigation continues.

Break-in at South Stormont garage

SOUTH STORMONT – Between Dec. 5 and Dec. 16, a quantity of light fixtures and a water softener were stolen from inside a Highway 138 garage in South Stormont.

The SD&G OPP continue to investigate.

Thieves take ATV in North Dundas shed break-in

NORTH DUNDAS – Between Dec. 1 and Dec. 16, an Arctic Cat All-Terrain Vehicle (ATV) was stolen from inside a shed at a property on Development Road in North Dundas.

The SD&G OPP continue to investigate this theft.


NORTH STORMONT Stormont, Dundas & Glengarry (SD&G) OPP officers responded Dec. 19 to a reported disturbance at a residence on Chapel Hill Road, North Stormont Township, where they arrested a 42-year-old man who has been charged with assault and breaching a condition previously imposed upon him.

Police say an altercation between an adult male and a family member resulted in an adult female being assaulted with minor injuries in the 6:35 p.m. incident.

The accused was held in custody pending a bail appearance at the Ontario Court of Justice in Cornwall. His name has been withheld to protect the identity of the victim.

Domestic investigation

SOUTH STORMONT SD&G OPP officers responded to a reported domestic situation at a Long Sault residence, shortly before 6 p.m. on Dec. 16, where they arrested a 34-year-old man.

Police say a woman was assaulted by her male spouse during an altercation.

Facing a charge of Assault-Spousal, the accused was released to appear in Cornwall Court on Jan. 10.

His name has been withheld to protect the identity of the victim.


Enters ex-girlfriend’s home without permission

NORTH STORMONT – A 57-year-old North Stormont man faces a charge of unlawfully being at a dwelling after entering his ex-girlfriend’s Crysler home without permission, according to the SD&G OPP.

Officers arrested the man Dec. 7 after responding to a reported a domestic situation at the address around 8:45 a.m.

He was released and scheduled to appear in Cornwall Court later this week (Dec. 22). His name has been withheld to protect the identity of the victim.

14-year-old male charged with ‘possession of a weapon for dangerous purpose’

ALEXANDRIA An altercation between a 14-year-old male and family members triggered a number of charges for the teen, who was found to be armed with a knife upon his Dec. 7 arrest, according to the SD&G OPP.

Officers responded to the Alexandria address shortly before 3 p.m., where they determined the male youth caused damage to a vehicle. Police say he was also in contravention of conditions imposed from previous incidents.

He’s charged with: Mischief Under $5,000; Possession of a Weapon for Dangerous Purpose; Fail to Comply with Sentence (Youth Criminal Justice Act (YCJA) – two counts); and Fail to Comply with Recognizance (YCJA – three counts). The accused was held in custody pending a bail appearance in Cornwall Court. His name is being withheld as per provisions of the YCJA.