Weekend police log Magog

MAGOG — A noise complaint resulted in the arrest of a 19-year-old man in Magog on Saturday morning. The incident took place on rue Principale Est. Police say after the third call, one of the offenders insulted the officers and refused to identify himself. He was arrested for obstructing and assaulting an officer and released… Keep Reading


POLICE: Renald Côté arrested again in Magog

MAGOG — Police have arrested Rénald Côté, 64, of Magog, at his home on rue Stanley late Thursday morning, after police say he attempted to lure a child to his home for some candy. Côté made headlines in January 2003 after being convicted of 14 counts of sexual assault on his daughter Isabelle, over a… Keep Reading


Police searching for missing Sherbrooke man

MAGOG — Authorities are looking for a 30-year-old man from Sherbrooke, who has been missing since Saturday night. Police say Simon Gagner was last seen on January 30, on rue Capelton in Canton de Hatley. His vehicle was found yesterday near route 141 in Ste-Catherine de Hatley. Police say that his relatives have reason to… Keep Reading


Three arrested for robbery at Comptoir familial de Magog

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… Keep Reading


Early morning fire at former Dominion Textile factory in Magog

MAGOG — An investigation is underway to determine the cause of an early morning fire that broke out this morning at the old Dominion Textile factory in Magog. Emergency services were dispatched to the scene at around 6:30 a.m., after calls came in reporting white smoke billowing from a warehouse building toward the back of… Keep Reading


Fire destroys log home in Orford

ORFORD — A home in Orford was destroyed on Saturday, after a fire broke out at around 10:45 p.m. The log home, located on Rue Jean-Saulnier, is said to have been a total loss, with damages estimated at more than $250,000. Both Magog and Orford fire services battled the blaze, with as many as 27… Keep Reading


Police investigating robbery at Comptoir familial de Magog

MAGOG — Police are investigating a break-in at Comptoir familial de Magog, located on Rue Lasalle. According to a statement issued by police on Thursday, the incident took place on December 26, at around 4:30 p.m. Police say that a surveillance camera had been set up because of previous problems with theft at the store,… Keep Reading


43-year-old hiker dies on Mont-Chauve in Orford

ORFORD — A Saturday afternoon hike turned tragic after a 43-year-old man died while hiking a trail in Orford. Police say that they first received a call requesting assistance from paramedics who had been dispatched to the trails on Mont-Chauve at around 2:49 p.m. The call came in that a man had collapsed about 2.5… Keep Reading


Magog police looking for thief targeting elderly

MAGOG — Police are looking for a man who has been targeting elderly people in the area, pretending to buy jewelry from them before stealing their valuables. Police say the suspect is a white man in his fifties, about 5 feet 8 inches tall, and weighs about 190 pounds. He is said to wear glasses… Keep Reading


Food drive at Buffet des Continents brings in 8,000 pounds of food

SHERBROOKE — For the 10th year in a row, Buffet des Continents held a non-perishable food drive, offering free meals to those who contributed. The benefit took place on Monday evening at the popular restaurant in Sherbrooke. Anyone who brought in at least five non-perishable food items, received a meal. In total, the event raised… Keep Reading

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