2020-09-30 - Daily News

Published on September 30, 2020

UNLAWFULLY IN A DWELLING, CONSPIRACY TO COMMIT INDICTABLE OFFENCE, BREACH

Cornwall, ON – Melanie Lalonde, 33, of Cornwall was arrested on September 28th, 2020 and charged with being unlawfully in a dwelling and conspiracy to commit an indictable offence. She was also charged with breach of release order for failing to remain in her residence. It is alleged on May 22nd, 2020, the woman unlawfully entered the residence of someone known to her and conspired to commit an assault on another person. It is further alleged on September 20th, the woman left her residence, despite the conditions of her release order.  On September 28th, 2020, the woman was taken into custody, charged accordingly and held for a bail hearing.

WARRANT

Cornwall, ON – Denise Portieous-Jodoin, 27, of Cornwall was arrested on September 28th, 2020 on the strength of a warrant. It is alleged the woman failed to attend court on March 10th, 2020 for a theft offence and a warrant was issued for her arrest. On September 28th, 2020, she was taken into custody during a traffic stop. The warrant was executed and the woman was held in custody to await a bail hearing.

BREACH

Cornwall, ON – A 32-year-old Cornwall woman was arrested on September 29th, 2020 and charged with breach of probation for failing to keep the peace and breach of undertaking for contacting her father. It is alleged on August 26th, 2020, the woman contacted her father, despite the conditions of her undertaking. Police were contacted and an investigation ensued. On September 29th, 2020, she was taken into custody, charged accordingly and released to appear in court on December 15th, 2020. Her name was not released as it would identify the victim in the matter.

FRUAD UNDER $5000, POSSESSION OF A CREDIT CARD, DRAWING DOCUMENT WITHOUT AUTHORITY X 2

Cornwall, ON – Douglas Primeau, 67, of Apple Hill was arrested on September 29th, 2020 and charged with fraud under $5000, possession of a credit card, and two counts of drawing a document without authority. It is alleged between November 2019 and March 2020, the man defrauded a woman known to him of a quantity of money by using the woman’s bank card without her permission, as well as using a banking document to access the women’s financial accounts. On September 29th, 2020, the man was taken into custody, charged accordingly and released to appear in court on December 15th, 2020.

THEFT OVER $5000, OBSTRUCT POLICE, POSSESSION OF BREAK-IN INSTRUMENTS, POSSESSION OF A WEAPON FOR A DANGEROUS PURPOSE, BREACH

Cornwall, ON – Robert Avery, 21, of Cornwall was arrested on September 29th, 2020 and charged with the following:

·         Theft over $5000

·         Obstruct police

·         Possession of break-in instruments

·         Possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose

·         Breach of release order (for possessing weapons)

·         Breach of probation x  6 (for failing to keep the peace, possessing a weapon, and possessing a knife away from residence)

It is alleged on September 18th, 2020, the man took a bicycle that did not belong to him and police were contacted to investigate. On September 29th, 2020, while investigating an unrelated matter, police located the man, who provided a false name to police. He was taken into custody, at which time he was found to be in possession of break-in instruments and bear mace. The man was charged accordingly and held for a bail hearing.

SEPTEMBER 30TH SEARCH WARRANT

On the morning of September 30th, 2020, members of the Cornwall Police Service, including the Cornwall Emergency Response Team, as well as the Ontario Provincial Police Tactics and Rescue Unit, executed a search warrant on Walton Street at approximately 5:30 am. Residents in the area may have noted distraction devices were used and heard; however, no guns were fired. Arrest details will follow in tomorrow’s Daily News.

CALLS FOR SERVICE

There were 133 calls for service in the City of Cornwall over the last 48 hours (8:00 am Monday to 8:00 am today). To see what’s happening in your neighbourhood visit our Crime Plot Map.

The mapping data on the Crime Plot Map is an extract from the Cornwall Police Service and only contains incidents that meet public disclosure eligibility in order to protect the identity of the victims. Since only a subset of data is displayed, the number of mapped incidents may not be a true reflection of how many incidents are actually on file for the day(s) or time range selected.

CPS reserves the right to not post all calls for service in order to protect the identity of the victims.

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