Wednesday, September 27, 2023

Break-in at former Chez Charlie restaurant

It was the manager of the building located at number 10 Camirand Street, corner of King Ouest, who called the Sherbrooke Police Department (SPS) around 8:00 p.m.

“Through his surveillance cameras he saw a suspect inside the building,” reports SPS spokesperson Benoit Pellerin.

“Quickly, a patrol went to the scene to try to locate the suspect. Police then noticed that a door to the building was ajar. Assistance from other vehicles is requested to search the building safely. »

As officers prepare to enter the building, the man leaves at the same time, Pellerin adds.

“The suspect is arrested and arrested,” he said.

“Following his arrest, the 33-year-old man was released from custody and will appear in court at a later date to answer charges of housebreaking, robbery and drug possession. »

Traffic signs moved

In addition, SPS agents had to make some arrests over the weekend in their territory.

During the night from Saturday to Sunday, around 2 in the morning, two patrol officers assigned to guard the city center observed a group of intoxicated individuals throwing and moving traffic signs at the intersection of the streets. Depot and Wellington South.

“One of them lunges with all his strength and throws a cone to the ground. The police verbally interrogate the group, which continues its journey without stopping,” says Benoit Pellerin.

“The police get out of their vehicles to meet the group. One of those involved fled on foot when the patrol cars approached. The police began chasing the suspect through the streets of the city center and finally arrested him in front of number 40 Boulevard Saint-François North. »

The 18-year-old was the subject of a juvenile court order for crimes committed when he was a minor, the police officer added. He was taken to the youth center while awaiting his appearance during the day on Sunday.

Still overnight Saturday into Sunday, this time around 3 a.m., patrol officers noticed a vehicle with its lights off on Denault Street.

“Police quickly noticed that the driver was driving erratically. A vehicle that was driving next to him even had to dodge to avoid hitting him,” reports Benoit Pellerin.

“The police intercepted the vehicle on Rue Bachand, near University Boulevard. After the interception, the police noticed signs of intoxication in the driver. After failing motion coordination tests, troopers arrested the driver for driving under the influence of drugs. »

The 19-year-old driver was met by an evaluating officer at the police station. Once the tests were completed, he was released and will appear in Criminal Court at a later date. His driver’s license was suspended and his vehicle was towed, he says.

Radar operation

On Sunday morning, police conducted a radar operation at the intersection of Portland Boulevard and Wilson Street.

“A 41-year-old female driver was caught doing 100 km/h in a 50 km/h zone while traveling eastbound on Portland Boulevard,” Mr. Pellerin said.

“Quickly intercepted, the woman received a violation fine of $822 and ten demerit points. She also had her driver’s license suspended for seven days. »

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