Vaudreuil-Soulanges police reports
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Sûreté du Québec (SQ) spokesperson Sgt. Ingrid Asselin reports that on May 26 round 5:30 a.m. police officers from the Beauharnois-Salaberry MRC station were called to the area of a vehicle sales garage located on Boulevard Monseigneur-Langlois in Valleyfield where a man was seen stealing a new pick-up truck.
With the description obtained, the truck was then observed in Vaudreuil-Dorion and when the police attempted to intercept it, the driver fled and was then located at the back of a grocery store on Boulevard Cardinal-Léger in Pincourt. After a short search, the suspect was quickly arrested not far from the scene and brought to the police station to be questioned by investigators and then to appear at the Valleyfield Courthouse.
Philippe Lambert, 28, has been charged with 10 counts, including vehicle theft, dangerous driving, fleeing from police and mischief. He remains detained until his investigation for his release.
On May 21, construction materials were stolen from a construction site located on rue Omer Lecompte in Coteau-du Lac. With various information obtained from citizens, the owner recognized his property on a website selling the items and passed the information onto the police.
An investigation was launched and a search took place May 24 at the suspect's home in Valleyfield, where the stolen objects were found and seized.
On May 25, investigators from the Vaudreuil-Soulanges West MRC police station arrested the 29-year-old suspect for theft and possession of property obtained by crime. That same day, he was interrogated and later released under certain conditions with a promise to appear later in court.
On Saturday May 23, police officers from the MRC Beauharnois-Salaberry SQ station arrested a second suspect in connection with a series of robberies of restaurant delivery men in Valleyfield and Les Coteaux.
Dave Beauchamp, 35, from Valleyfield, was arrested early in the morning in a Valleyfield residence and then taken to the police station and questioned by investigators. He remained detained and appeared May 25 at the Valleyfield Courthouse to face nine charges, including for robberies that took place May 12 and 17, for disguise with the intent to commit an indictable offense, possession of a weapon for the purpose of committing an offense and mischief.
He remains detained until his investigation for his release.