CORNWALL, Ontario – Two Cornwallites are facing drug possession charges after a bust Thursday.
The Cornwall Community Police Service – Street Crime Unit executed a drug warrant at a Vincent Massey Drive address and seized hydromorphone.
William Gates, 68 and Toshena Hill, 26, were arrested at the scene.
The man was also charged with failing to keep the peace.
Both were charged with possession of a controlled substance and released with a promise to appear in court on March 5.
Hill has racked up a series of drug-related offences over the last nine months.
On Nov. 12, 2014, the woman was charged with theft under $5,000 and failing to keep the peace.
Police alleged she entered a Second Street grocery store and exited with meat and cheese making no attempts to pay.
A trending crime in the area police have linked to drug addiction.
On May 9, 2014, the Cornwall police street crime unit searched a Louisa Street address and seized a quantity of drugs. Three Cornwallites were arrested, including Hill.
She was charged with possession of cocaine, methamphetamine, hydromorphone, hash, and marijuana. The woman, then 25, was also charged with possession for the purpose of trafficking cocaine and methamphetamine.
Law catches up to elusive suspect
Police arrested a Cornwall man, 28, of no fixed address, Thursday (Feb. 5) on the strength of a warrant.
According to police, Christopher Millington failed to attend court on June 26, 2014, for breach charges.
He was located by police at a McConnell Avenue address, taken into custody, and held for a bail hearing.
A Cornwall man, 22, faces mischief and assault charges.
Police were called to an apartment building Thursday (Feb. 5) after a witness said a man damaged a door causing shards of broken glass to strike another man standing nearby.
Trevor Mayer was arrested at the scene.
He was taken into custody, charged, and released with a promise to appear in court on March 5.