Brockville Police Association Fund Raiser “Team Hudson”

Hudson Fletcher is a young man who loves the challenge of competition, and in 2016 Hudson began his biggest challenge in a battle against brain cancer.

A short 9 months ago Hudson was a typical 9 year old, busy with sports and being a fun loving child. He began feeling ill and was diagnosed with a rare condition called Diabetes Insipidus and was prescribed medication that he would remain on for the rest of his life. After two months of dealing with this condition and trips to Toronto’s Sick Kids Hospital for MRI’s, blood tests, spinal taps and CAT Scans doctor’s found tumours on Hudson’s brain.

Hudson and his family have on two occasions been booked for surgery only to have it cancelled and now he must go through 12 weeks of chemotherapy and then radiation treatments in Toronto.

To assist Hudson and his family with the costs of his treatment and travel to Toronto, members of the Brockville Police Service and Kelsey’s Restaurant will be hosting a fund raising night at Kelsey’s Restaurant Wednesday May 31st from 5pm-8pm. Members of the Brockville Police Service will be assisting Kelsey’s staff that evening and a portion of each meal sold will go toward Hudson’s courageous battle.

May 24 – 25, 2017 Incidents

Gas Line Struck

Kensington Parkway was closed at Cunningham Crescent yesterday morning when a resident in the area struck a gas line while digging.

At approximately 9:15 yesterday morning officers responded to the area to assist with traffic control while the Brockville Fire Department and Enbridge controlled the gas leak. Officers remained on scene for just over an hour until barricades arrived and the road was closed to all traffic and repairs could be made.

There were no injuries as a result of the line being struck.

May 23, 2017 Incidents

Domestic Dispute leads to arrest and charge

On the 23rd of May, 2017 a 34 year old woman and resident of Brockville was arrested and charged with one count of assault with a weapon.  Police attended to the woman’s residence located in the south end of the city where it was learned that she and her common law partner engaged in an argument.  The situation escalated and it is alleged that the woman threw and struck the complainant / victim in the head with an aerosol can causing minor injury.  The woman was released with a future court date.

 

Weapons / Drug charges

On the 23rd of May, 2017 police attended the area of a south end apartment building for reports of someone discharging a BB or Pellet gun at both cars and people.  Police could initially hear the shots and eventually observed one of the responsible subjects leaning out of the window with pistol in hand.  The man was directed to drop the pistol and complied with police direction.  Police proceeded to further investigate the incident and upon entering the apartment observed, in plain view, drug paraphernalia.  As a result of the incident, 3 Brockville men (21, 24 and 28 years of age) were charged with various weapons and drug offences under the criminal code.  All were released with future court dates.

 

 

 

Victoria Day Weekend Incidents

The Brockville Police Service is pleased to report that during the holiday weekend ranging from Friday evening at 07:00 pm to Tuesday morning at 07:00 am we attended 78 calls for service. 

Some of the calls we investigated included more instances of unlocked motor vehicles where the various contents were stolen, such as wallets and purses.  Please be sure to keep your vehicles locked and to refrain from leaving important things inside of it.  There are individuals who are making their slippery way around your properties in the night. 

 

 

May 20, 2017 Incidents

Warrants

Early in the morning on the 20th of May a local male known to police was observed as a rear passenger of a motor vehicle. Officers stopped the vehicle and arrested him on his outstanding warrants. A search of the subject revealed a small quantity of drugs on the subject for which he was also charged for. He was released with a future court date.

 

Suspicious Person

On Saturday morning police received several calls about a male walking on Parkedale Ave. wearing a spiderman suit with two large swords on his back. Officers quickly tracked down the suspect who was in fact “Deadpool” who was in town attending Comic Con event at the 1000 Islands Mall. Case closed.

 

Cop Care for Kids Presentation

Cops Care May 2017

Kaiden Sturgeon is the recipient of this year’s Cops Care for Kids award presented annually by the Brockville Police Association to assist families in the Brockville with young children suffering with a serious medical condition.

Kaiden is the 2 year old son of Kristen Sturgeon and Bradley Harper of Brockville who suffers from a condition known as Sandoff Disease which requires him to travel frequently to appointments out of town. In an effort to assist the family, The Brockville Police Association presented a cheque for $3 500 to the purchase of 2013 GMC Terrain from St. Lawrence Automobiles on Highway 29 Brockville. Owner Darryl Amoroso also assisted by donating to the family toward the purchase of the vehicle.

To read more about Kaiden and his family struggles there is a fund raising page set up at https://www.gofundme.com/jm6w8wm4

The Cops Care for Kids program has now been running for six years local. The fund raising campaign is designed to assist young families of children under the age of 16 years who have a serious medical condition or affliction and reside locally. When this year’s fund raising campaign was taking place, Kaiden was an extremely popular nominee from members of the public who wrote in to support him.

(Picture L-R: Darryl Amoroso (owner St. Lawrence Automobiles), Jamie Garvin (Brockville Police Association), April Muldoon (Brockville Police Association), Brad Harper (Kaiden’s father), Kristen Sturgeon (mother), Kaiden Sturgeon (being held by mom), and Darry Boyd (president of the Brockville Police Association)

May 18 – 19, 2017 Incidents

Domestic Disturbance

Brockville Police continue to investigate a report of a domestic disturbance which occurred in the early morning hours Friday on Park Street near Centeen Park.

 

At approximately 2:45 a.m. the Brockville Police Service Communications Centre received several 9-1-1 calls of a girl fighting with her boyfriend near a vehicle by the park. The female victim reportedly left the vehicle walking away and was knocked to the ground by her boyfriend after he exited the car to chase her. The couple continued to struggle until an unidentified witness from a nearby building yelled at the man, who then stopped fighting with the female and left in the waiting car.

The vehicle is an SUV type, possibly a Chrysler Pacifica, last observed leaving the area of Park and Water Streets.

Officers would like to speak with anyone in the area who may have seen or heard the altercation. Anyone with information is asked to contact Constable Eric Ruigrok of the Brockville Police Service at 613-342-0127 ext. 6086 or submit a tip anonymously by contacting Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or online at www.tipsubmit.com and be eligible for a cash reward of up to $2000.

 

May 17 – 18, 2017 Incidents

Foot pursuit leads to arrest for Theft and Outstanding Warrants

A 19 year old Brockville man is in custody this morning following a short foot pursuit late yesterday afternoon on Edgewood Avenue.

A citizen flagged down a Brockville Police vehicle in the area of Ormond Street and Edgewood Avenue reporting he observed a suspect riding a bicycle he had just reported stolen to the police and pointed out the male. Officers responding recognized the male and knew of several outstanding warrants for him and the foot pursuit began and continued through several back yards and over fences and sheds before he was eventually arrested.

The 19 year old man now faces charges of Possession of Stolen Property, in addition to the outstanding warrants he faces for Breach his Probation order and violating his release conditions. He will be appearing in Brockville court this afternoon for a Bail Hearing.

 

Police Week Activities

This morning a Brockville Police Services Community Volunteer will be visiting elementary schools in his uniform performing for the children and singing songs in conjunction with the Canada 150 celebration.

This afternoon, Brockville Police Services members will be meeting with our community justice partners to discuss issues which may arise during the court process locally.

 

 

Lock it or Lose It

As the nicer weather and long weekend approaches, people will be travelling, visiting friends and family and be out later in the evening.

The Brockville Police Service would like to pass on a few safety tips to protect yourself from being a victim of theft from your vehicle.

Always lock all doors to your vehicle and remove all of your valuables from inside the vehicle which may be attractive to would be thieves. Place all recently purchased merchandise out of view from would be thieves and preferably inside. Completely close all car windows and park your vehicle in well-lit and high traffic areas. By applying these simple tips your risk of theft would decrease dramatically

 

Cops Care for Kids Presentation

Members of the Brockville Police Association are pleased to invite members of the public and media to the presentation of a cheque to recipient of our Cops Care for Kids Program.

Friday morning at 11 a.m. at St. Lawrence Automobiles, 3034 Highway 29 Brockville, Kaiden Sturgeon and his mother Kristen will be present to accept the prize from members of the Brockville Police Association.

The Cops Care for Kids Campaign is a program designed to assist area families with children between the ages of 3 and 16, who have a serious medical condition or affliction and reside locally in an attempt to bring joy and create special memories at a difficult time.

All are invited to come and wish Kaiden and his family all the best.

May 16 – 17, 2017 Incidents

Motor Vehicle Collision leads to Stunt Driving Charge

A 21 year old Brockville man is facing Stunt Driving charges under the Highway Traffic Act following a Motor Vehicle Collision yesterday morning.

At approximately 9:30 yesterday morning Brockville Police were called to a Kensington Pkwy residence on a report of an orange Mustang on the front lawn of a residence. Officers attended to the area and learned the driver of the vehicle had lost control and skidded across two yards before coming to a rest. In addition to the property damage the vehicle had to be towed from the scene.

The driver had his licence suspended for 7 days for the Stunt Driving charge and faces a fine of between $2000 and $10 000 dollars or a term of imprisonment for six months or less for a first time offence. He will appear in Provincial Offences court on a future date.

 

Handgun Incident on William Street Overpass

Early yesterday afternoon Brockville Police received several calls of a man on the Willian Street overpass with a handgun waving at vehicles passing by and then concealing it in his belt.

Officers throughout the city responded to the call on the overpass near the William Street Tim Horton’s and located the suspect, a 24 year old Brockville man, on the overpass. Officers on the scene performed a “high risk” arrest due to the nature of the call and observed the weapon in the rear of the man’s pants. During the arrest the man threw the weapon to the side and continued to struggle with officers until he was finally handcuffed.

The young man was taken to the Brockville General Hospital as a precautionary measure, and the officers suffered only very minor injuries. The firearm recovered was found to be a pellet pistol. The 24 year old will be facing several weapons related charges and appear at a future court date.

 

 

Brockville and Kingston Officers execute drug Warrant

A Kingston 32-year-old man and 32-year-old woman, and a Brockville 29-year-old man have all been arrested in relation to cocaine trafficking.

In March 2017, members of the Kingston Police Drug Enforcement Unit began investigating the Kingston man. On May 16, 2017 the Kingston man and woman travelled together to Brockville. The two attend the residence of the Brockville man where they obtained a packaged believed to contain cocaine.

At approximately 3:30 p.m. the Kingston man and woman were stopped by Kingston Police on Montreal Street at the 401. During a search of the vehicle, officers located the package containing a large quantity of suspected cocaine with an estimated street value over $100,000.

The Kingston man and woman were both arrested and transported to Kingston Police headquarters where they were held to attend a bail hearing.

Following the arrests of the Kingston man and woman, search warrants were executed at their residence in Kingston. Officers seized additional cocaine, Canadian currency and various drug paraphernalia. A second search warrant was executed by members of Brockville Police and Kingston Police at the Brockville residence. The Brockville man was arrested and transported to police headquarters.

The Kingston man and woman were both charged with possession of cocaine for the purpose of trafficking. The Brockville man was charged with trafficking cocaine.