Arrest Warrant Executed
A 56 year old man originally from Brockville but now residing in the Ottawa-Gatineau area was arrested last evening as he was being released from the Ottawa-Carleton Detention Centre for outstanding warrants in Brockville.
The man was originally charged with several counts of fraud dating back to 2013, failed to appear in Brockville Court on June 26th, 2015 and as a result the arrest warrant was issued. Officers from the Brockville Police Service attended to Ottawa, picked the man up and returned him to Brockville last evening.
He was held in custody and will appear in court today for a bail hearing.
Police busy with Mental Health Calls
Officers with the Brockville Police Service and their community mental health partners were kept busy with three calls for assistance yesterday during the day.
Shortly after 10 am a concerned mother attended to the Brockville Police Service asking for assistance in getting her son help. Police attended to the woman’s residence and were able to assist in apprehending the young man and convey him to hospital for examination where they were relieved by staff.
At 3 p.m. yesterday afternoon, an 18 year old man attended to the Brockville Police Service to speak with an officer. While speaking with the young man the investigating officer became concern for his well-being and conveyed him to the emergency department for examination.
Police attended a west end Brockville residence yesterday afternoon just after 4:00 p.m. when a neighbour contacted police concerned for his 43 year old neighbour. He appeared to be very upset and anxious and friends were not able to calm him. He was conveyed to the Brockville General Hospital to be examined by staff.
Street Closures for the Santa Claus parade
Brockville Police would like to advise residents of street closures in effect for the annual Santa Claus parade on Saturday.
- North Augusta Road between Reynolds Drive and Keefer Streets will be closed between 3 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. For North-South traffic and access to the Centennial Youth Arena and Broadway please use Oxford Avenue.
- Pearl Street between North Augusta Road and Park Streets will be closed from 4:30 p.m. until 6:30 p.m.
- Park Street between Pearl Street and King Street will be closed from 4:30 p.m. until 6:30 p.m.
- King Street between Park Street and Edward Street will be closed from 4:30 p.m. until 6:30 p.m. Motorists travelling east or west in the City during these time please use Reynolds Drive.
Parking restrictions will also be in effect along the parade route along Pearl Street between North Augusta and Park Street, Park Street from Pearl to King Street and King Street from Park Street to Edward Street. Police are asking that all vehicles along the parade route be removed by 3 p.m. Saturday for the parade.