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Reward offered in woman's death

publisher Sep 21, 2017 - 4:12pm

The Ontario government continues to offer a $50,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible for the death of Jessica Godin, 18, whose body was found in a ditch on Du Parc Street in Fournier September 24, 2011.

Further details on this investigation can be viewed at www.opp.ca under “What We Do,” scroll to the bottom to “Investigations,” click on “OPP Rewards,” and scroll to “current investigations.”

The post-mortem examination indicated that the injuries she sustained and the location where her body was found were consistent with being struck by an eastbound vehicle which would have been travelling on Du Parc Street in Fournier.

Body of missing man found

publisher Aug 30, 2017 - 8:45am

A search for a missing Alfred-Plantagenet man ended at 4 p.m. Tuesday, August 29, when the body of Gary Foster, 78, was found by an Ontario Provincial Police canine unit in a densely wooded area near Curran.

He had been reported missing August 15.

The Office of the Chief Coroner attended the scene and a post mortem will be scheduled to determine the cause of death.

The OPP would like to thank the media and the public for their assistance in this matter.                          

Hit, run, assault charges

publisher Aug 25, 2017 - 2:28pm

A 39-year-old North Glengarry man has been charged after a driver left the scene of a two-vehicle accident only to return a short time later to attack the other motorist, reports the Stormont-Dundas-Glengarry Ontario Provincial Police detachment.

Murray McTeer was charged with assault with a weapon, assault, dangerous operation of a vehicle and failure to stop at the scene of an accident.

The incident occurred August 23, at approximately 3:30 p.m. on County Road 18 in South Glengarry Township. The investigation revealed that after leaving the scene, a man returned to assault the driver of the other vehicle.

The accused was released and is scheduled to appear at the Ontario Court of Justice in Alexandria October 11.

18 tips on Nation River Lady case

publisher Aug 25, 2017 - 8:40am

August 1, the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) launched a successful social media campaign in an effort to re-invigorate a homicide investigation that has been ongoing since 1975.    

The remains of a female, which came to be known as Nation River Lady, were discovered in the Nation River by a local farmer, south of the Town of Casselman on May 3, 1975. OPP investigators wanted to re-introduce this case to the public in an effort to identify her and identify the person(s) responsible for her death.  

Since the media launch, the OPP has received and is following up on over 18 tips so far from the public.

Under the direction of Case Manager, Detective Inspector Dan Nadeau of the Criminal Investigation Branch and Missing Persons and Unidentified Bodies Unit (MPUB), members continue to follow-up on all information provided and thank everyone who has called or provided information via e-mail.

Anyone with new information on the case can call the dedicated missing persons hotline toll-free at 1-877-934-6363 (1-877-9-FINDME) in Canada only or 1-705-330-4144 from outside Canada. You can also submit information by e-mail at opp.isb.resolve@opp.ca

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Victim identified in fatal crash on 401

publisher Aug 22, 2017 - 9:14am

A 32-year-old Rivière Beaudette woman was killed in a six-vehicle collision on Highway 401 in South Glengarry Monday.

Kimberly Oosting was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident which occurred in the westbound 401 near the Ontario-Québec border at about 2:30 p.m.

She was driving one of four passenger vehicles that were involved with two tractor trailers in the accident.

The Stormont-Dundas-Glengarry Ontario Provincial Police detachment says the investigation has indicated that a westbound tractor trailer collided with a westbound passenger vehicle, which then collided with several other vehicles.

Five other people were taken to hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

A section of Highway 401 was closed to traffic, but has since been re-opened.

Missing person last seen in Curran

publisher Aug 16, 2017 - 9:11am

The Hawkesbury detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police is seeking help in locating a missing elderly male.

The man, 78-year-old Gary Foster, left his residence on Concession 9 in Alfred-Plantagenet Township at approximately 3:34 p.m. August 15 and was observed entering a beige pick up truck with a beige fiberglass cap on the box.

This truck was travelling eastbound on Concession 9, Alfred-Plantagenet.

He was dropped off in the village of Curran and was last seen at about 4:30 p.m. walking westbound on County Road 2, about two kilometres west of Curran.

Gary Foster is described as being 5 "9", approximately 200-225 lbs. He was wearing a red Massey Ferguson ball cap, tank top and red shorts with an orange pinstripe on both sides, black socks and no shoes.

If you have any information on his whereabouts, contact the OPP at 1-888-310-1122 or CrimeStoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).

Boat stolen

publisher Aug 8, 2017 - 1:09pm

On August 4, 2017 at approximately 9:37am, Stormont Dundas & Glengarry Ontario Provincial Police responded to a report of a boat being taken from a property on 80th Avenue, South Glengarry Township.

The investigation indicated that overnight (August 3-4) a Northwood Angler 1667 aluminum craft, with a 50-horsepower Evinrude engine, was stolen.

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Murder charge laid after dying man left at hospital

publisher Jun 7, 2017 - 8:37am

Two men have been charged after a dying man was left at Hôpital Glengarry Memorial Hospital in Alexandria Monday night.

Facing charges of second degree murder and production of marijuana is 61-year-old Tri Minh Hoang, of Montréal.

Anh Quang Nguyen, 29, of Ottawa, is charged with accessory after the fact to murder and production of cannabis.

Both accused men were remanded into custody and will next appear June 8 at the Ontario Court of Justice in Cornwall.

June 5, at 7:20 p.m. Stormont-Dundas-Glengarry Ontario Provincial Police officers were dispatched to the hospital where occupants of a white Honda Odyssey had dropped off a male suffering from a life threatening physical injury and then fled the area.

The victim, 29-year-old Khanh Nguyen, of Ottawa, was pronounced deceased shortly thereafter.  

At approximately 7:45 p.m., police observed the suspect vehicle travelling southbound on County Road 34 in South Glengarry Township where the two male occupants were arrested and taken into custody.

The SD&G OPP Crime Unit is seeking any witnesses with information on this homicide and will be continuing with the investigation, under the direction of Detective Inspector Dan Nadeau of the OPP Criminal Investigation Branch (CIB).

Police are asking anyone with information to contact Detective Constable Daniel Roy at the SD&G detachment at 613-534-2223 during business hours or 24/7 at 1-888-310-1122.

If you wish to provide information anonymously you can call Seaway Valley Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).

Dying man left at hospital

publisher Jun 6, 2017 - 11:46am

Police are seeking the public’s assistance after two men drove off after leaving a dying man  at the Hôpital Glengarry Memorial Hospital in Alexandria Monday night.

At 7:25 p.m. Stormont-Dundas-Glengarry Ontario Provincial Police detachment officers were dispatched to the hospital, where two suspects had left the man who was suffering from a life-threatening injury and then fled. The victim, a 29-year-old from Ottawa, was pronounced dead shortly later.

The suspect vehicle, a white Honda Odyssey with Québec licence plates, was located a short time later. The two men, ages 57 and 29, have been arrested and are currently in custody. No charges have been laid at this time.

Investigators are seeking any witnesses or information to this incident.

At this time, the name of the deceased is being withheld pending next of kin notification and a post-mortem examination.

The investigation into this death is continuing by the SD&G OPP Crime Unit, under the direction of Detective Inspector Dan Nadeau of the OPP Criminal Investigation Branch (CIB). Police are asking anyone with information to contact Detective Constable Daniel Roy at 613-534-2223 during business hours or 24/7 at 1-888-310-1122.

If you wish to provide information anonymously you can call Seaway Valley Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477). You can also submit your information online here.

Crime Stoppers does not subscribe to call display and you will remain anonymous. Being anonymous, you will not testify in court and your information may lead to a cash reward of up to $2,000.