August 19 – 20, 2019 Incidents

Shoplifting:

A 47 year old male from the Ottawa area was arrested on Tuesday afternoon when he attempted to leave the Superstore on Parkedale Avenue with approximately $1600 worth of merchandise.  The male fled on foot when he was approached by the loss prevention officer.   He was located a short distance away by police.  The male was later identified with help from the loss prevention officer as he had been involved in similar thefts in the Ottawa area. He was charged with theft, obstructing police and released with a future court date.

Theft:

The Brockville Police Service is seeking the public’s assistance in learning the identity of the theft suspect pictured below.  On August 19th at 6:40 p.m. the unidentified female entered the Quesada Restaurant on Parkedale Ave, purchased some food, but then proceeded to steal the tip jar.  Please contact the Brockville Police Service at 613-342-0127 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) with any information.

April Stabbing Update

On the 13th of April, 2019 Brockville Police Service responded to a reported stabbing in the area of Broadway Avenue and Davison Avenue.

As a result of the investigation, as of the 16th of August, 2019, forty two year old Dennis Hill of Carleton Place, fifty three year old David Fortune, forty five year old Elizabeth McLean and thirty two year old Shauna Richardson all of Brockville have been arrested and charged with Aggravated Assault, Weapons Dangerous and Robbery in connection with the case. All charged parties will appear in Brockville court at a later date.

August 16 – 18, 2019 Incidents

Mental Health Apprehension:

On the 17th of August 2019 at 11:40 a.m. officers responded to assist ambulance with a call for a suicidal male that had taken pills.  When officers arrived on scene they were met by the subject at the residence who was now armed with a knife and was holding it to his neck.  Officers managed to deescalate the situation and have the male surrender the knife.  He was taken to the Brockville General Hospital for a psychiatric assessment.

 

 Assault:

A 20 year old male is facing charges of assault causing bodily harm from an incident on the 17th of August 2019.  The 42 year old victim was with the accused at an address on William St.  Without provocation, the accused repeatedly stuck the victim in the face causing significant injury.  The 20 year old was arrested today as he turned himself in to police.

August 15 – 16, 2019 Incidents

Motor Vehicle Collisions:

August 16, 2019 at 9:30 a.m. the Brockville Police Service responded to a motor vehicle collision at Centennial Road and Stewart Boulevard.  A pickup truck was south bound on Stewart Blvd. making a left hand turn on the advanced green light to east bound Centennial Road.  A north bound Saturn failed to stop at the red light and collided with the pickup truck.  The two occupants of the Saturn were transported to Brockville General Hospital for their non-life threatening injuries.  The investigation is continuing and witnesses are asked to contact Cst. Serge Landry at 613-342-0127 ext. 6067.

This accident required several lane closures so that emergency personnel could attend to the vehicles safely.  We appreciate the public’s patience when dealing with these emergencies.

A second collision occurred while officers were dealing with the above incident.  Two vehicles were south bound on Stewart Blvd. near the Hyundai dealership.  A small SUV slowed for traffic and was rear ended by a white 4 door Hyundai.  There were not any injuries as a result of this collision, but the Hyundai had to be towed from the scene.  Officers managed to keep both north and south bound traffic moving although at a reduced speed.

A third collision today at 12:20 p.m. also caused some minor delays.  This accident occurred at Stewart Blvd. and Jefferson Drive.  A red pickup truck failed to yield the right of way. The pickup was travelling south bound on Stewart Blvd. and turned left across Stewart Blvd in front of a north bound van.  The collision sent the van into a parked Honda Civic, then up onto the sidewalk on the north east corner.  All parties were treated for their minor injuries at the scene by emergency personnel.  The driver of the red pickup truck was charged with “left turn failing to afford reasonable opportunity to avoid a collision.”

 

Assault/serious incident:

The Brockville Police Service is currently investigating a stabbing incident which took place late yesterday afternoon off Delhi Street in the city.

Officers were notified around 6:30 pm that a 17 year old male youth had attended to the Brockville General Hospital with non-life threatening stab wounds as a result of an altercation that had just taken place in the area of Perth and Delhi Streets. When officers attended to the area they found another 16 year old male youth also suffering minor injuries which required medical attention and he was subsequently transported to Brockville General Hospital for treatment. Both youths were later released from hospital.

Patrol Officers and Detectives remained for several hours speaking with youths and conducting interviews while the scene was examined by the services Forensic Identification officer Detective Steve Rogers.

Anyone who has information or was in the area of 10 Delhi Street between 6:00-6:30 pm last evening is asked to contact the Brockville Police Service at 613-342-0127 or contact Crimestoppers  at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477)

August 14 – 15, 2019 Incidents

Theft/Warrant/Counterfeit:

The Brockville Police Service responded to a theft complaint at the Brockville Public Library around 12:40 p.m. yesterday.  The complainant had left their cell phone in one of the charging stations and when they went to retrieve they discovered it was gone.  The suspect was identified through CCTV footage. Officers located the male shortly after 2:00 p.m.  The 20 year old male was arrested for theft and held in custody as he was on a bail release from previous charges.

Located with the above male was a 42 year old male from the Cobourg area.  The male had been previously identified as a suspect in a theft from the LCBO on Parkedale Avenue.  He was arrested for that theft occurrence.  A search incident to arrest led to the discovery of a quantity of counterfeit US bills.  He was subsequently charged for being in possession of those bills.  These bills have been circulating throughout the city.  They are easily identifiable as they have oriental writing on them.

August 13 – 14, 2019 Incidents

Public Intoxication:

A 20 year old female was arrested Tuesday morning for being intoxicated in a public place.  She was located on William St. after police were called to a dispute in the area.  She was held in custody until sober.

August 12 – 13, 2019 Incidents

Public Intoxication:

On August 12, 2019 at 7:08 a.m. officers responded to the Subway Restaurant on Parkedale Ave for an intoxicated male.  Officers attended and arrested the male due to his level of intoxication.  He was held in custody until sober.

Fraud:

On the 12th of August, 2019 at 8:35 am officers received a call from a local taxi company reporting that 2 males refused to pay their fare. Police located the one 20 year old male who was observed carrying knives on his legs. He was arrested and released with a future court date. The second 44 year old male was to be located and charged.  Later that night the duo did it again; at 5pm police received a call from a different local taxi company as well as one of the males was in possession of a knife. Both the same 20 and 44 year olds were located again and arrested. Both were held in custody and charged with the frauds, carry concealed weapons.

Assault:

On the 12th of August, 2019 shortly after 4:00 p.m. a child custody exchange was occurring in the north end of town between 2 sets of parents. The mother of the child as well as the father’s new girlfriend got into a heated exchange that turned physical. The 34 year old female was observed by citizens in the area assault the mother of the children, 35 year old female. Police were contacted and charged the 34 year old with assault. She was released with a future court date.

Theft:

On the 13th of August, 2019 shortly after midnight police received a call regarding a suspect on bike that had just stole 2 Adirondack chairs from Rona. The 30 year old male was located a short distance away towing along with the stolen merchandise and was arrested. He was charged with theft and released with a future court date.

Liquor Licence Act:

On the 13th of August, 2019 at 1:15am police received a call from a local establishment in the south regarding 2 males refusing to pay their bar tab. They were located outside the bar and refused to leave the area. The 27 and 57 year old males were arrested for being intoxicated in public place, brought to cells and released when sober with a $65 fine.

Disturbance:

On the 12th of August, 2019 at 7:30pm there was a disturbance in the area of Blockhouse Island involving a group of males, and possibly a vehicle. Police are seeking witnesses to this event. If you saw anything you can contact the investigating officer Cst. Gamble at dgamble@brockvillepolice.com or 613-342-0127 x 6087.

August 9 – 11, 2019 Incidents

There were no major incidents reported from Ribfest, hope citizens were able to get out and enjoy the free entertainment while enjoying some good quality food.

Domestics:

Over the weekend police attended to 4 domestics which resulted in charges:

On the 9th of August, 2019 at approximately 5:50pm police received a call from a resident in the north end advising of a female and a child screaming to call the police. The 29 year old male entered the residence of his 29 year old female spouse and their 2 year old child. The male became enraged at the women pushing her whilst in the presence of their child. A struggle ensued over who had custody of the child and the male left. He was located where he was arrested for assault and released with a future court date, and conditions not to contact her. Neither the victim nor the child received injuries.  The women had made plans earlier with her spouse to attend a local establishment that evening. At approximately 2am (August 10th) the male knowing this attended the bar and began yelling and screaming at her. He was located and arrested again, causing him to be held in custody for a bail hearing.

On the 10th of August, 2019 at approximately 1230am another call of a domestic was called into the station, reporting two individuals having a physical confrontation on their front lawn in the center of town. Upon arrival it was learned that the 67 year old male had assaulted his 49 year old spouse. He was located and arrested for assault and released with a future court date.

On the 11th of August, 2019 at approximately 130am police received a 911 call from distraught 30 year old female caller. Police located the female on the rail overpass on the phone. It was determined there was an argument between her and 36 year old boyfriend where she had shoved him. She was arrested for assault and released with a future court date. He received minor injuries.

On the 11th of August, 2019 at approximately 9am police received a call from a 31 year old male advising that his girlfriend was attacking him at their residence in the center of town. Upon arrival police located the caller as well as the 21 year old female. She was arrested for assault and released with a future court date.

 

 

Impaired:

 

On the 10th of August, 2019 police received a call from a citizen reporting a possible impaired driver operating a motorcycle in the area of Ormond Street. Police located the 57 year old male driver where he attempted to identify himself using a store rewards card. He was showing obvious signs to the officer of his impairment to operate a motor vehicle. He was arrested and brought to the station for samples. He registered over double the legal limit, his vehicle was towed for 7 days and was given a 90 day license suspension as well a future court date.

August 7 – 8, 2019 Incidents

Traffic stop/Personation:

On the 7th of August, 2019 a traffic stop was conducted at approximately 9:30 ma with a vehicle in the superstore parking lot. The passenger of the vehicle was known to police and was wanted for possession of stolen property, fraudulent use of credit card and breach of probation in relation to an incident where he was using a stolen credit card throughout the city. The driver used a false name to attempt and trick officers into believing him. Well we caught on and he was arrested for personation, there was also warrant for his arrest for failing to appear in court. They were both released with future court dates.

Drugs:

On the 8th of August, 2019 at approximately 8am police received a call regarding a male passed out behind the wheel at a private residence in the south end of town. The 24 year old male was spoken too; a roadside demand was made to determine if alcohol was a factor where he registered a zero. A query of the vehicle determined that it wasn’t his vehicle, and nor did he have permission to have the vehicle. Police continued to speak with the individual to determine the reason he was sleeping behind the wheel, he surrendered to police a small quantity of cocaine. He was arrested for the possession of the drugs. He was brought to the police station. He was released with a future court date e for the possession as well as take motor vehicle without consent.

 

911 Caller/Wanted:

On the 8th of August, 2019 at approximately 10am a 41 year old intoxicated male contacted 911 accidentally. As police arrived to check on his well-being it was determined there was an outstanding warrant for his arrest for failing to appear for court. He was arrested and released with a future court date. He was not in need of emergency services and didn’t realize he was wanted.

 

Impaired/Over 80:

On the 8th of August, 2019 at approximately 10pm a vehicle was observed travelling at a high rate of speed through the metro grocery store parking lot, it was observed not to have any lights on, the driver was then observed mounting a curb where a family was observed attempting to enjoy their ribs from Ribfest. The vehicle was stopped a short distance later, the 55 year old male was demanded to provide a roadside sample which he failed. He was arrested for over 80 and escorted to the station to provide further samples.  The samples that were taken were just over the legal limit. He was released with a future court date, a 7 day vehicle impound as well as a 90 day licence suspension.

 

Last but not least… double cell phone tickets:

On the 8th of August, 2019 at approximately 3:30pm a traffic stop was conducted in the area of Parkedale Ave and Stewart Blvd where the driver a 61 year old male was observed using his cell phone while driving. A second driver who was driving by the area felt the need to obtain a picture of the officer completing his original traffic stop. That driver a 58 year old male was also stopped as a result. They both got a $615 fine for using a hand-held device. It should be noted that this is the area where the pavement is being resurfaced and there was workers present. Please be mindful of others using the road, and keep your cell phone away while you are driving, especially don’t be taking pictures of police during a traffic stops while you are driving. 

August 6 – 7, 2019 Incidents

Recent scam alert:

We received information from a local bank regarding a customer that was reporting an attempt fraud. A Customer will get a phone call saying they are Bank Fraud Investigator, not to contact the branch as the didn’t want to interrupt their investigation. Client was to go to Shoppers Drug Mart Downtown on King and purchase Google Play cards. Then they were to meet the representative at the Branch the following day. The client was advised that their visa had been used and they needed to provide numbers on the back of the card, as well as the 3 digit number on the back of the card as well as their cell phone number. The scammer would then have the money from the play card and the client would be out the money that was spent on them.

Please be cognizant of anybody calling your identifying themselves as a member of your Bank, and go to your bank to confirm validity. Never purchase any time of google play cards, apple cards, or any cards and provide the numbers on them over the phone to anybody.

Assault:

On the 21st of July, 2019 a media release was sent out regarding a fight at the Tim Horton’s on William Street. At the time 2 of the males were located and arrested at the time, the third male fled the scene. On the 6th of August, 2019 the 19 year old male attended the Brockville Police Station for fingerprints in another incident and he was arrested and charged with assault and fail to comply with probation. He was held for a bail hearing.

Domestic:

On the 3rd of August, 2019 a 33 year old complainant attended the station reporting on going harassment from an ex-boyfriend a 45 year old male. At that time she wished it reported and he be contacted to stop. A traffic stop was conducted at that time of the male, he was advised at that time to cease any further communication with the complainant, or he could be charged. Well right after that conversation with police he did send more messages to her, attended her residence on several occasions and caused her to fear for her safety. She also disclosed a time where he had assaulted her back in May 2019. He was contacted and surrendered himself to police upon request. He was held for a bail hearing, and charged with Criminal Harassment and Assault.

Mischiefs:

Police are continuing to investigate the mischiefs throughout the city. They are starting to be reported to police, most recently the one at the Kingston Bridge on King Street West. Police are reaching out to those businesses that may have video that may assist in our investigation. We Will continue to update the Media in relation to any updates.