Man arrested for assault, possession of opioids

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Man arrested for assault, possession of opioids
Cornwall Police Service (CPS) blotter update.

CORNWALL, Ontatio – Garry Barstch, 45, of Cornwall was arrested on Nov. 25, 2018 and charged with possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose, assault, as well as possession of opioids.

On Nov. 25, 2018, a member of the Cornwall Police Service Mobile Community Watch team observed the man allegedly assault another man while in possession of a bat.

Police were contacted and an investigation ensued. During the investigation, the man was taken into custody, at which time he was found to be in possession of a quantity of opioids.

He was charged accordingly and released to appear in court on Dec. 27, 2018.

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