CORNWALL, Ontario – Cortlon Skidders, 20, of Akwesasne was arrested on Tuesday, April 9 and charged with the following:
- Utter counterfeit money
- Assault police with intent to resist arrest
- Disarming a police officer
- Breach of probation for failing to keep the peace.
It is alleged on April 9, while police were on scene investigating an unrelated matter, the man attended a Montreal Rd. convenience store and provided the clerk with a counterfeit $100.00 USD bill.
During the investigation, a struggle ensued and the man attempted to remove a gun from an officer’s duty belt.
He was taken into custody after a brief struggle, charged accordingly and held for a bail hearing.