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49-year-old Magog man drowned while swimming at Lac Fraser in Orford

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MAGOG — A 49-year-old man from Magog apparently drowned at Lac Fraser in Orford today. On Tuesday, at around 11:45 a.m. in Orford, officers of the Memphremagog Police Authority were called to the scene at a beach on Lac Fraser, where a man was unconscious. According to a witness, the man was attempting to swim…

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Two men arrested in Magog after police say they tried to lure teens on Facebook

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MAGOG — Police are warning parents and young people in the area to be on the lookout after two men have been arrested for child luring internet activities in Magog and Sherbrooke. Police say on Saturday, Carl Champigny, 25, of Sherbrooke, was arrested after a 35-year-old woman posing as a 14-year-old girl on Facebook alerted…

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Magog police looking for missing 16-year-old girl

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MAGOG — Authorities are looking for a 16-year-old girl from Magog who has been missing since Wednesday, April 13. Police say that following an argument with her family on Wednesday night, Julie Robidoux Taillon ran away from her home. Her parents alerted police, and they began searching for the girl. Julie has not been located…

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Two brothers from Sherbrooke killed after driving ATV on Lake Magog

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MAGOG — Two brothers from Sherbrooke were killed this afternoon after falling through the ice on Lake Magog in Sainte-Catherine-de-Hatley. Police say that Réal Fréchette, 52, and Denis Fréchette, 59, were headed out to ice fish in an all-terrain vehicle pulling a small trailer, when they fell through the ice around 60 meters from shore.…

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Man accused of stealing from elderly citizens in Magog arrested

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MAGOG — Police say that they have arrested a man who is alleged to have targeted elderly people in the area, pretending to buy jewelry from them before stealing their valuables. Stéphane Belval, age 55, of Granby, was arrested during the investigation, and was in court to face seven counts, including unlawfully entering a dwelling,…

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Slippery road conditions cause accidents in Magog, three people taken to the hospital

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MAGOG — There were multiple accidents in Magog on Monday, sending three people to the hospital. One of the victims was a pregnant woman. Police received a 9-1-1 call at around 9:30 a.m. regarding an accident near the overpass on Autoroute 55 in Magog. One driver, a 41-year-old man from Montreal, was taken to the…

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Drunk driver falls asleep at the McDonald’s drive through in Magog

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MAGOG — A 39-year-old man from Magog was arrested for drunk driving early Sunday morning after falling asleep in his car while waiting in line at the McDonald’s drive-through. Police say that they were notified at around 2 a.m., when an employee of the McDonald’s restaurant in Magog called to notify them that a man…

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Three arrested for robbery at Comptoir familial de Magog

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MAGOG — Police say that they have arrested three suspects for the burglary that occurred back in December at the Comptoir familial de Magog, located on Rue Lasalle. The break-in happened on the day after Christmas, with the thieves caught on surveillance cameras loading several bags of clothing and toys inside a Dodge Caravan. One…

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