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BARRICADED PERSON INCIDENT IN NORTH GLENGARRY

Individual Arrested

(NORTH GLENGARRY, ON) – The Stormont Dundas and Glengarry (SD&G) Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) has arrested one individual following a barricaded person incident in the North Glengarry Township.

On April 7, 2024, shortly before11:30 a.m. officers responded to Wylie Road in the North Glengarry Township, where an individual had made threats toward others and barricaded himself in the residence. Members of the SD&G Detachment, with the assistance of the Emergency Response Team (ERT) attended the scene and the individual was safely taken into custody.

Skyler BELANGER, aged 20 of North Glengarry, was charged with:

Uttering Threats – Cause death or Bodily Harm

Assault a Peace Officer with a weapon two counts.

There were no injuries and no threat to public safety. There was a significant police presence in the area at the time.

The accused was held for a bail hearing before the Ontario Court of Justice in Cornwall.

IMPAIRED DRIVING CHARGES

(SOUTH GLENGARRY, ON) – The Stormont Dundas & Glengarry (SD&G) Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) has charged two motorists with impaired driving after receiving complaints from citizens.

On April 7, 2024, shortly before 3:00 a.m., SD&G officers conducted a traffic stop on William Street, in the South Glengarry Township. Further Investigation led to the driver being arrested.       

Liam SPENCER, aged 19, of South Glengarry, was charged with:

Operation while impaired – alcohol

Operation while impaired – blood alcohol concentration (80 plus)

The accused was released from custody and is scheduled to appear at the Ontario Court of Justice in Cornwall on April 23, 2024.

On April 5, 2024, shortly before 3:00 p.m., SD&G officers investigated a possible impaired driver in Maxville, in the North Glengarry Township. Further Investigation led to the driver being arrested.

Melissa GAINES, aged 31, of North Stormont, was charged with:

Operation while impaired – alcohol

Operation while impaired – blood alcohol concentration (80 plus)

The accused was released from custody and is scheduled to appear at the Ontario Court of Justice in Alexandria on May 8, 2024.

The OPP reminds the public that a 90-day automatic drivers licence suspension and a seven-day impoundment of your vehicle accompanies any impaired driving charge.

If you suspect a driver is impaired, call 911. You could be responsible for saving a life.