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Fatal crash

On January 27, 2021 shortly after 3:00 p.m Stormont, Dundas & Glengarry (SD&G) OPP officers responded to a two vehicle collision on Highway 401 Westbound (between Upper Canada Road and Church Road), South Dundas Township.

Initial Investigation has indicated that shortly after 3:00 p.m , a westbound tractor trailer(1) collided with another westbound tractor trailer(2) from behind on Highway 401, for reasons under investigation.

The male driver Dilpreet Singh RAI ,age 46, of Brampton, Ontario of the westbound passenger tractor trailer (1) was pronounced deceased at scene. The driver of the tractor trailer (2) was not injured. SD&G OPP continue to investigate with the assistance of OPP Traffic Collision Investigators (TCI).

A section of Highway 401 was closed to traffic for multiple hours.

OPP Street Crime Unit seizes meth, fentanyl and cocaine

The OP SD&G Community Street Crime Unit (CSCU) has charged three people after the seizure of illegal drugs in Long Sault and Cornwall.

On January 28, 2021, members of the CSCU, assisted by the OPP Emergency Response Team (ERT), Cornwall Police Service and OPP Canine Unit, executed two search warrants at a residence on Simcoe Street and Pitt Street (Cornwall). Officers seized a quantity of suspected fentanyl, cocaine and methamphetamine, as well as a conducted energy weapon (Taser) and items typically associated with drug trafficking. Three people were arrested at the scenes.

A male, age 27, of South Stormont was arrested and charged with:

  • CDSA 5(2) Possession for the purpose of trafficking methamphetamine
  • CDSA 4(1) Possession schedule I Fentanyl
  • CC 92(2) Possession of a prohibited device or ammunition

A female, age 23, of South Stormont was arrested and charged with:

  • CDSA 4(1) Possession schedule I methamphetamine
  • CDSA 4(1) Possession schedule I Fentanyl
  • CC 92(2) Possession of a prohibited device or ammunition

A male, age 27, of Cornwall was arrested and charged with:

  • CC 354(1)(a) Possession of property Obtained by crime under $5000
  • CDSA 4(1) Possession Schedule I Cocaine
  • CC 117.01(1) Possession of firearm or ammunition contrary to prohibition order two counts

The accused were all release from custody and are scheduled to appear before the Ontario Court of Justice in Cornwall on April 1, 2021.

Anyone having information on the above incidents or any other crime is asked to call SD&G OPP at 1 888 310 1122 or Seaway Valley Crime Stoppers at 1 800 222 TIPS(8477) or you can submit a TIP online at www.seawayvalleycrimestoppers.ca.

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