The annual spring rite, otherwise known as the Raisin River Canoe Race took place today. Our sports editor has posted a short story on Sports in the Glens, and our next edition of The Glengarry News will have full coverage.
Motorists are advised that Prescott-Russell County Road 9 on both sides of the Séguin Bridge in the Riceville-Fournier area is closed due to flooding. It is not yet known when the road will re-open for travel.
Like many other water courses, the South Nation River has risen rapidly over the last 24 hours due to heavy rain.
The Repeat Offender Parole Enforcement (R.O.P.E.) Squad reports that Patrick St-Denis, a federal offender who went unlawfully at large on March 31, has been apprehended in the City of Ottawa.
The Provincial ROPE Squad would like to thank the public and the media for their assistance in this investigation.
Merina Johnston, who was raised on a Martintown farm, is the new General Manager of Ontario Holstein. Her parents, Nancy Beerwort and Don Johnston, farm along with her brother, Kevin, at Cherry Crest Holsteins. Merina was involved with 4-H as a member and later as a leader for the Glengarry 4-H club.
The Repeat Offender Parole Enforcement (R.O.P.E.) Squad is requesting the public's assistance in locating a federal offender wanted on a Canada-wide warrant as a result of his breach of parole.
Patrick St-Denis is Indigenous, 33 years of age, 5'10 tall, 150 pounds with black hair and brown eyes. He has visible tattoos on his face specifically an "arrow" surrounded by dots on his right cheek, a spade/arrow on his chin surrounded by black lines, and "FAST LIFE" written on his neck.
The offender is known to frequent Ottawa.
Anyone having contact with this offender or information in regards to their whereabouts is asked to contact the Provincial ROPE Squad at 416-808-5900 or toll free at 1-866-870-ROPE (7673) or Crimestoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or call 9-1-1.
The annual Raisin River Canoe Race is scheduled for Sunday, April 9, and we have some details in this Sports in the Glens post. We will have everything you need to know to participate in or take in the event as a spectator in our next edition of The Glengarry News.
The Repeat Offender Parole Enforcement (R.O.P.E.) squad is requesting the public's assistance in locating a federal offender wanted on a Canada-wide warrant as a result of his breach of parole.
Christopher Raymond is 41-year-old indigenous man, 5'9", 175 lbs. with a fair/light complexion, brown eyes, and short black and grey hair. The offender is known to frequent the Ottawa and Cornwall, Ontario areas as well as the Gatineau and Oka/Akwesasne areas of Québec.
Anyone with information in regards to the whereabouts of him is asked to contact the Provincial R.O.P.E. Squad at 1-866-870-7673, or Crimestoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or call 9-1-1.
He is serving time for several offences such as possession of a weapon obtained by indictable offence, obstructing justice, possession of an unauthorized firearm and possession of illegal drugs.
March 3, members of the Cornwall Regional Task Force seized 33 bags containing 595 kilograms of contraband fine cut tobacco on a Hamilton Island seasonal property.
“With the warming weather approaching, police will likely see an increase in illicit activities occurring on our waterways,” says Staff Sergeant Sylvain Leroux, acting Officer in charge of the CRTF. “If you witness or hear of suspicious activity occurring, we would ask that you contact the police. Together, we can reduce crime in our neighbourhoods.”
If you have any information regarding this crime or other criminal activity in your area, you can contact the CRTF at 1-613-937-2800 or call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477. The CRTF is a joint forces partnership led by the Royal Canadian Mounted Police and includes the Ontario Provincial Police and the Ontario Ministry of Finance.