October 4, 2019 News Release

Public Intoxication

On the 2nd of October 2019 at 2:00 p.m. officers were called to the area in front of the United Counties building on Front Avenue for an intoxicated male.  Officers located a 48 year old male in an intoxicated state.  He was arrested for his own safety and held in custody until sober.

 

Other news

In a 48 hour period from October 2nd – October 4th, officers from our service responded to 93 calls for service.  The calls included 4 motor vehicle accidents, 3 mental health apprehensions, 3 arrests for outstanding warrants and several landlord tenant disputes.

October 2, 2019 News Release

Break and Enter:

 

At 1:06 a.m. on October 2, 2019 officers responded to the Bell World store located at 2399 Parkedale Avenue for an alarm.  When officers arrived on scene they discovered that the store had been entered and a quantity of merchandise was taken.  Security footage of the suspects has been added to this release.  The faces of the suspects were covered, but they are wearing distinctive clothing.

If you have any information please contact Det/cst. Jamie Garvin jgarvin@brockvillepolice.com  613-342-0127 ext. 4248 or contact Crime Stoppers 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).

Fire:

At 12:37 a.m. on the 2nd of October 2019 the Brockville Police Service along with the Brockville Fire Department responded to a fire at the rear of the Second Time Around store on Parkedale Ave.  The fire was contained to a trailer parked at the rear of the building.  The fire is being considered as suspicious.  If anyone has any information concerning this incident please contact our service at 613-342-0127 or contact Crime Stoppers 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).

September 30, 2019 News Release

Assault:

A 21 year old female is facing a charge of assault stemming from an incident September 28th, 2019 around 6:00 p.m.  The 21 year old was a patient at the Brockville General Hospital and assaulted a nurse that was attending to her. The victim did suffer a minor injury.  Officers attended and have charged the female with assault.

 

Warrants:

On the 27th of September, 2019, a known 30 year old female who was currently wanted on a breach of probation charge was located within the city shortly after noon. She was arrested and released with a future court date.  

On the 27th of September at 4:30 pm in the center of town a 29 year old male whom police knew there was an outstanding warrant for was located and fled into a nearby residence. The male was refusing to come out, and the 51 year old mother was also not being cooperative with police. An entry warrant was obtained to arrest the male, and the residence was entered. Police located the male and arrested him without incident. The mother was also arrested for obstruct, however was released unconditionally. The 29 year old male was wanted for charges of unlawfully in a dwelling as well as several probation breaches, which stem from an incident back in April, further as a result of this incident he will also be charged more probation charges. He was held for a show cause hearing.

 

Motor Vehicle Accident:

On the 28th of September, 2019 shortly before 1:30 am a vehicle was observed to be involved in a collision in the area of 488 Laurier Blvd where it went off the roadway and struck a bell box and a street light pole. The vehicle was described as being a Black Ford F-150, which was empty upon police arrival. If you have any information in regards to this accident please contact the investigating officer Cst. Heffernan at 613-342-0127 x 6069 or mheffernan@brockvillepolice.com.

September 24, 2019 News Release

Domestics:

On the 22nd of September, 2019 Brockville Police received a call at 3 pm in the south end of town involving a 34 year old woman who contacted the police regarding a verbal dispute that turned physical between her and her 37 year old boyfriend, he had fled prior to police arrival.

On the 23 of September that same 37 year old contacted the police to request our assistance in retrieving belongings from her residence. At approximately 5:30 pm he was arrested for domestic assault and mischief. He was released with a future court date, and the property was retrieved.

 

On the 19th of September, 2019 at approximately 1 pm police attended a south end residence where a citizen reported a verbal argument. The argument was over some property and a bank card. The 32 year old male then grabbed the 26 year old female around the neck rendering her unconscious. Once she regained consciousness she obtained a piece of wood and striking him back in attempt to defend herself. He fled the residence. On the 23rd of September at 11 am the male surrendered himself to the Brockville police where he will be charged with Assault cause bodily harm and breach of probation, he was held for a show cause hearing. The victim received only minor injuries.

 

On the 23rd of September, 2019 at 12:20 pm a 67 year old male attended the Brockville Police station with his 37 year old spouse. They attended the station as they were observed together and wanted to speak to the police. It was known to police that he was on an undertaking with a condition that he not communicate directly with his spouse due to previous domestic related assault charges. The accused was arrested in the lobby for breaching his undertaking. He was released with a future court date.

 

On the 23rd of September, 2019 at approximately 1 pm the Brockville Police received information regarding a 38 year old female breaching her conditions by being at an address she was not supposed to be at. The 37 year old male was contacted advising she was at his residence and pictures were obtained of her there. She was located at 5 pm operating the vehicle belonging to the male. She was arrested for the outstanding charges. She was searched as well as the vehicle and located was a small quantity of cocaine. She will be held for a show cause hearing for the breach charges, as well as the possession of a controlled substance.

 

Brockville Police Service joins North American rail-safety operation aimed at reducing preventable deaths and injuries on rail lines

Brockville (September 24, 2019) – The Brockville Police Service is proud to be joining forces with law enforcement agencies across North America today for “Operation Clear Track” — the single largest rail-safety law-enforcement initiative in North America.

Coordinated by Amtrak, Operation Lifesaver Inc. and Operation Lifesaver Canada, Operation Clear Track aims to reduce the number of railway crossing and trespassing incidents in Canada and the U.S. — incidents which seriously injure or kill more than 2,100 people each year.

We are pleased to assist with “Operation Clear Track”.  Our officers hope to prevent any incidents at our rail through education and enforcement.

“Operation Clear Track’s goal is to educate the public about how they can keep themselves safe around tracks and trains,” said Sarah Mayes, National Director of Operation Lifesaver Canada.

“A split-second decision to try to beat a train at a crossing, or to use tracks at a shortcut or a recreational path, can have tragic consequences. We want to encourage people to think twice before they engage in those unsafe behaviours.”

This is the first year that Canadian law enforcement agencies will be participating in Operation Clear Track. More than 500 police and sheriff departments across North America have signed up for the initiative, which takes place annually during Rail Safety Week (September 23–29, 2019).

Participating police departments will work together to enforce rail crossing and trespassing laws, and distribute rail-safety tip sheets to drivers, pedestrians and cyclists. Brockville Police officers plan to have a presence at Perth Street today at Tuesday September 24th from 12:00 – 3:00 p.m. 

For more information about Operation Clear Track, Rail Safety Week and other rail-safety initiatives and tips, please visit: operationlifesaver.ca   

September 21 – 23, 2019 News Release

Harassment/Assault:

On the 21st of September, 2019 at approximately 2pm police received a call from a 48 year old male from out of town reporting harassment from a local 42 year old male. The 42 year old male was bound by conditions that he not to be out without his surety. It was reporting that he was following the complainant around town against his conditions. He was located and arrested for the breach charges. Further information is that at some point the accused had assaulted the complainant as well, and will be charged with assault. He was held in custody pending a bail hearing.

Weapons:

On the 22nd of September, 2019 at approximately 3pm police received a call to attend the area of Windsor Drive in the City. It was reported that a 33 year old male approached a vehicle requesting a lighter for his cigarette. When the occupants declined to assist this male he was observed throwing what appeared to be a throwing star at the vehicle. He then brandished a small pocket knife and ran up to the car; the occupants then sped away fearing their safety and contacted the police. The male was located and arrested; he was searched and was found to be in possession of a small quantity of heroin. He will be charged with offences of possession of a weapon, assault with a weapon, possession of drugs, and possession of a weapon while prohibited. He will be held in custody today for a bail hearing.

September 20, 2019 New Release

Warrants:

A 20 year old male was arrested yesterday for an outstanding warrant for failing to attend court.  Officers located the male at a downtown residence.  A search incident to arrest led to further charges of possession of a controlled substance (methamphetamine).  The male has been held in custody pending a bail hearing.

 

Ride Program/Bail Violation:

A RIDE (Reduce Impaired Driving Everywhere) program was conducted last night.  Over 50 vehicles passed through the RIDE program without any alcohol related infractions.  Officers did observe a 23 year old female who was a passenger in one of the vehicles.  The female had a warrant for her arrest.  She was arrested without incident and held in custody pending a bail hearing.

 

September 19, 2019 News Release

Warrants:

On September 19, 2019 at 12:05 a.m. officers on routine patrol observed a cyclist without a light on his bicycle.  The 26 year old male was stopped for that infraction and identified.  It was discovered that the male had a warrant for his arrest for failing to attend court to answer to a mischief charge from 2018.  He was held in custody pending a bail hearing.

On September 19, 2019 a 35 year old male turned himself in to police when he realized that he had missed a court date and a warrant had been issued for his arrest.  He was arrested and released with a future court date.

Lastly, on September 17th a 1:30 p.m. a 27 year old female surrendered to court staff as there was a warrant for her arrest for failing to attend court.  She was brought before the court that day and provided with a future court date.

Mischief:

On September 19, 2019 at 5:30 p.m. two young people were arrested and charged with mischief.  The youth were throwing bricks at passing VIA rail cars.  The will be appearing in court at a later date.

September 16, 2019 News Release

Arrest:

On the 27th of August, 2019 at approximately 11:15 p.m. members of the Brockville Police Service responded to a stabbing that occurred in the area of John Street and Pearl Street West in the City of Brockville. As a result of the incident, a male was taken to hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

On the 16th of September 2019 officers arrested a Timothy Ryan Smith, 36 years, in relation to that incident.  Smith has been held in custody pending a bail hearing charged with multiple criminal code offences including aggravated assault and assault with a weapon.

September 11, 2019 News Release

Theft:

On August 17th the Brockville Police Service received a complaint of a lost wallet.  The complainant advised that his credit card had been used multiple times.  Officers identified a suspect through CCTV footage. On the 9th of September that 56 year old male was arrested and charged with using a stolen credit card, possession of property obtained by crime and breach of probation.

 

Warrant:

At 4:50 p.m. on September 9th, 2019 a 35 year old male was located on King Street by officers on routine patrol. The male, who was on probation, had had a warrant issued for his arrest by his probation officer for failing to comply with a condition.  The male was arrested without incident and held in custody for a bail hearing.

 

Warrant:

On the 30th of August 2019 a bench warrant was issued for a 19 year old female when she failed to attend for her court appearance.  That female was observed riding a bicycle on Parkedale Ave. without lights on the 10th of September at 12:30 a.m.  She was stopped for the offence of not having a light on her bike. Officers obtained her identity and learned that there was the warrant for her arrest.  She was arrested on the strength of the warrant.  She was later released with a future court date.

 

Suspicious Person:

At 2:30 a.m. on the 10th of September 2019 officers were waved down by a concerned citizen reporting that a male was acting strangely around a vehicle on John St.  The officers approached the 28 year old male and learned that he had a warrant for his arrest from Kingston.  He was arrested without incident and returned to the Kingston Police Service.

 

Suspicious Person/Possess Stolen Property:

 

At 2:45 p.m. on September 10th, 2019 officer were called to the rear of a store on Parkedale Ave.  The caller stated that there were three males on the property.  Officers attend and located the males.  A 45 year old male was identified and officers discovered that he had a warrant for his arrest for failing to attend court.  He was arrested and a search incident to arrest led to the discovery of stolen credit cards.  He was later released with a future court date being charged with possession of property obtained by crime and failing to attend court.