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79-year-old charged with sexual assault

publisher Mar 18, 2019 - 2:42pm

An arrest has been made as the result of an historical sexual assault investigation conducted by members of the Stormont Dundas & Glengarry Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP, assisted by the SD&G OPP Crime Unit.

Gilles Deslauriers, 79, of Vercheres, Quebec was arrested March 12.

He faces two counts of indecent assault on a male.

These charges are in relation to alleged incidents involving a young male victim, dating back to 1976.

The accused was released and is scheduled to appear in court in Alexandria April 3.

No tax hike

publisher Feb 13, 2019 - 4:48pm

Municipal taxes North Glengarry will be frozen after council approved the 2019 budget Monday.

The township will collect $5,831,033 for municipal purposes.

For every tax dollar that property owners pay, 38% is paid to the municipality, 43% goes to the County and 19% is transferred to school board taxes. The tax rate by-law will be presented to Council once both the County and school board rates have been confirmed.

3-truck collision on 401

publisher Feb 5, 2019 - 11:22am

Three truck drivers were injured early Tuesday morning when three tractor-trailers collided on Highway 401 in South Glengarry.

One trucker suffered serious non-life-threatening injuries while two others sustained non-life-threatening injuries.

The crash occurred between mile marker 825 and mile marker 814.

The preliminary investigation has indicated that at 12:21 a.m., a tractor-trailer was travelling westbound on Highway 401 when, for reasons under investigation, was struck from behind by another westbound tractor-trailer. A third tractor-trailer struck the rear of the second tractor-trailer.

The Stormont-Dundas-Glengarry Ontario Provincial Police detachment continues to investigate with the assistance of OPP Traffic Collision Investigators.