Officers from Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Russell County came across a suspicious vehicle during a patrol along Notre-Dame Street in Embrun at about 1:30 a.m. on December 24. Police said the investigation showed the vehicle had been stolen and two people from Ottawa were charged.
Joseph Ladouceur, 40, was charged with possession of proceeds of property obtained by crime over $5000, failure to comply with release order, and fail to comply with probation order. Tracy Lynn Miron, 48, was charged with failure to comply with release order. The pair appeared in court in L’Orignal on January 13.
In a separate incident, police charged a Rockland man on December 31 after a suspicious vehicle complaint was made in Bourget. Officers responded to the complaint on Clarence-Cambridge-Boundary Road just before 7:30 a.m. and found the vehicle had been stolen.
Joey Lapensee, 33, was charged with possession of proceeds of property obtained by crime over $5000, operation while prohibited, and theft under $5000. He was scheduled to appear at the Ontario Court of Justice at a later date.