MAY 6, 2021 – You can’t fight City Hall it appears. No surprises as Cornwall Police Service Chief Danny Aikman announced his retirement after only a few years as police chief. The push by the Mayor’s camp for Deputy Chief Shawna Spowart to get the top seat was much discussedContinue Reading

December 6, 2020 – While there’s an internal struggle between sides who want Chief Danny Aikman to stay for a few more years and gender politics led by Mayor Clement pushing for Deputy Chief Shawna Spowart to take over, the simply reality is that the CPS is an expensive baubleContinue Reading

SEPTEMBER 9, 2020 – Can you imagine a City police service refusing to answer emails to its largest newspaper? Most can’t, but that’s what we have to work with here at CFN as Media person Stephanie MacRae, Chief Danny Aikman, and Deputy Chief Shawna Spowart refuse to answer a singleContinue Reading

JUNE 7. 2020 – Like a bad horror movie we are seeing political hypocrites put the health and safety of this community in peril. COVID 19 still has no true treatment and no cure. There is no vaccine for it. Cornwall is a city where if you end up inContinue Reading

POSSESSION OF STOLEN PROPERTY Cornwall, ON – A 21-year-old Cornwall man was arrested on April 7th, 2020 and charged with possession of property obtained by crime. It is alleged DNA was left behind in a stolen vehicle that was located on April 24th, 2015 and an investigation ensued. On AprilContinue Reading

Editor’s Note. The CPS did not publish a police blotter for March 18, 19, or 20th. They have not given out any explanation. There was one liquor license act violation reported on the Police Map on the 18th. If that is the Remington charge, why wasn’t it on the policeContinue Reading

The problem with being corrupt and or incompetent is that it creates a culture, such as exists in the Cornwall Police Service. From the politicization of the force, to hiding truth from the public, enforcing some laws on some, and not on others, and not holding officers accountable like whatContinue Reading

Editor’s note. There are at least 9 missing calls for service compared to the police map. Some of the calls the Cornwall police, according to their own data, are refusing to include in the blotter are calls for service for: 1 Threats 1 Sudden Death 1 Sexual Assault 4 MotorContinue Reading

Editor’s Note: As many of you who read our blotters know we have been asking the Cornwall Police to be more transparent. They have refused and in fact are now refusing to answer basic email queries from CFN. Again, all CFN has asked for is what the SD&G OPP andContinue Reading

POSSESSION OF PROPERTY OBTAINED BY CRIME, FRAUD UNDER $5000 Cornwall, ON – Ryan Migneault, 28, of Cornwall was arrested on January 15th, 2020 and charged with possession of property obtained by crime and fraud under $5000. It is alleged the man sold a stolen snowmobile to someone and police wereContinue Reading

The Cornwall police are a financially over bloated and under performing service. There are some great officers there, but it’s leadership frankly…. The Police are now refusing to respond to basic questions from this newspaper. Whether it’s connected to the allegations against Chief Danny Aikman, which we haven’t even publishedContinue Reading