August 24 – 27, 2018 Incidents
On Saturday afternoon a 37 year old male and a 35 year old female were observed in the Shoppers Drug Mart, on Parkedale Ave, selecting fragrances. They were observed removing the items from their packaging. When the two suspects left the store the staff noticed that the fragrances were missing. Police were contacted and the parties were identified using CCTV.
Both the male and female were arrested and charged with theft when they returned to the store late that evening.
See Gananoque’s press release.
August 26, 2018
On August 26th, 2018 at approx. 1:47AM officers with the Brockville Police Service attempted to stop a vehicle that was reported stolen from Ottawa. The vehicle failed to stop and officers initiated a police pursuit. The fleeing vehicle travelled West on County Road 2. Due to the vehicle reaching speeds in excess of 160km/hr, police terminated the pursuit in the interest of public safety. The Ontario Provincial Police and Gananoque Police Service were notified.
At 2:15AM Gananoque Police Service and Ontario Provincial Police officers located the vehicle entering Gananoque and conducted a traffic stop on the vehicle within the town. The male driver exited the vehicle and fled on foot. A short foot pursuit ensued, resulting in officers catching and gaining control of the male who was arrested and taken into custody.
A male passenger was identified and was found to be breaching a curfew condition as per his recognizance of bail condition. He was also bound by two probation orders that he was further breaching.
The 37 year old driver of No Fixed Address is charged with theft, possession, flight from police, dangerous operation of MV, drive disqualified X 2, fail to comply probation.
The Brockville Fire Department along with our service responded to a structure fire at 33 Wellington St. this morning at 9:15 am. The cause of the fire has not been determined, but does not appear suspicious. There were not any injuries as a result of the fire.