Daily news is available for October 8th, 2019

Published by Stephanie MacRae

Published on 2019-10-08


Cornwall, ON - On October 7th, 2019 at approximately 3:00 am, the Cornwall Police Service was called to investigate a robbery at 1430 First Street East. It is alleged that individuals entered the male victim’s apartment and struck him with a handgun and assaulted him with a weapon. A handgun was also pointed at the victim, while money was being demanded from him. The individuals further removed a quantity of electronics and Canadian and American currency before fleeing the apartment. Police and paramedics subsequently attended the area. It should be noted the injuries sustained by the victim were not life threatening in nature and the incident is believed to be an isolated occurrence where the parties are known to one another.

At this time, the matter is still under investigation. Two individuals have been taken into custody and charged accordingly in relation to the offence. Jose Acevedo Ovando, 20, of Cornwall and Kimber Lee Long, 25, of Gatineau, were charged with the following:

• Robbery using a firearm
• Break and enter
• Possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose x 2
• Unlawfully in a dwelling house
• Forcible confinement
• Conspiracy to commit an indictable offence
• Aggravated assault
• Assault with a weapon x 2
• Pointing a firearm
• Use of firearm while committing an offence

Kimber Lee Long was also charged with breach of probation for failing to keep the peace. Both individuals were taken into custody on October 7th, 2019, charged accordingly and held for a bail hearing.


Cornwall, ON – Marcel Gauvreau, 48, of Cornwall was arrested on October 7th, 2019 and charged with breach of recognizance for failing to remain in his residence. It is alleged on October 5th, 2019, the man was located outside of his residence by police, despite his conditions, and an investigation ensued. On October 7th, 2019, he was taken into custody, charged accordingly and held for a bail hearing.


Cornwall, ON – Tyler Bissonnette, 25, of Cornwall was arrested on October 8th, 2019 and charged with assault causing bodily harm, as well as breach of recognizance for being outside of his residence. He was also charged with breach of probation for failing to keep the peace. It is alleged on the man assaulted someone known to him during the early morning hours on October 8th, 2019, resulting in the victim sustaining an injury that required medical attention. Police attended and an investigation ensued. During the investigation, the man was taken into custody, charged accordingly and held for a bail hearing.


There were 49 calls for service in the last 24 hours (8:00 am yesterday to 8:00 am today). To see what’s happening in your neighbourhood visit our Crime Plot Map. CPS reserves the right to not post all calls for service in order to protect the identity of the victims.



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