January 27, 2020 News Release

Theft:

A 52 year old male was arrested yesterday afternoon for an outstanding theft.  The male was identified by staff at the Metro on King St. West in a theft on the 20th of January.  He was located yesterday by officers on routine patrol and arrested for the theft.  He was released from custody with a future court date.

 

Assault:

On January 27th at 2:15 p.m. the Brockville Police Service responded to reports of a male bleeding at the Kensington Plaza.  The 17 year old male was located by police and EMS at the rear of the plaza on the east side.  The male had significant injuries to his face and was rushed to the Brockville General Hospital.  The investigation is ongoing at this time.

Police are asking for any witnesses to the incident or persons that may have been in the area from 2:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. to contact Detective J. Garvin at 613-342-0127 ext. 4248 or call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).

January 24 – 27, 2020 News Release

Robbery

On the 24th of January just before noon, a 44 year old male entered the “Change Health Care” clinic on King St. West.  The male was observed by staff on camera remove a handgun and place it on the counter.  The male then covered his face using a balaclava.  The staff member immediately closed a security screen at the counter and contacted police.  Officers were in the area and responded as the call came in.  The male was stopped as he left the business and arrested.  The handgun was an air pistol, similar in appearance to what the officers would be carrying.  Three pistols in total were located on the male.  Two more were later located in his back pack.  He was been charged with 1) adult disguise with intent 2) imitation firearm – used while attempting to commit offence 3) possession of an imitation weapon for a dangerous purpose 4) possession of a controlled substance – methamphetamine 5) fail to comply with probation 6) robbery with a weapon.

 

Assault with a weapon

A 23 year old female has been charged with assault with a weapon after the male victim contacted police to report the incident on the 24th of January at 9:30 p.m.  The incident occurred in the city’s south end.  The couple had engaged in an argument which led to the female throwing a kitchen knife at the male striking him in the back.  The male was hit with the blunt end of the knife.

January 22 – 23, 2020 News Release

Warrants:

On January 22nd at 5:15 p.m. a 51 year old male was arrested on his outstanding warrant for failing to attend court.  The male was located by officers on routine patrol.  The male was before the courts for being in possession of a controlled substance from an incident in February of 2019.  He failed to re-attend court to answer to deal with the matter and a warrant was issued.  He was held in custody pending a bail hearing.

 

Shoplifting and warrant:

On the 22nd of January at 8:30 p.m. the Brockville Police Service responded to a complaint of a shoplifter at Walmart.  The 19 year old male had been arrested by loss prevention officers.  Officers continued the arrest and discovered that the male was also intoxicated by alcohol.  He was brought to the Brockville Police Service, lodged in the cells so a friend could be contacted.  He was charged with theft and released with a future court date.

A 20 year old male attended the police service to retrieve his friend.  The only problem was that this male had a warrant for his arrest from 2018 for mischief and possession of weapon for a dangerous purpose.  He was arrested and held in custody for a bail hearing.

January 20 – 22, 2020 News Release

Theft

On the 21st of January at 9:15 p.m. the Brockville Police Service responded to a theft complaint at the Shopper’s Drug Mart on Parkedale Ave.   A male had been captured on their security footage taking a portable speaker and leaving the store without any attempt to pay.

At 10:15 p.m. police responded to a residence on Pearl Street for a complaint of an unwanted guest.  The complainant wished that two intoxicated persons be removed from her residence.  A 29 year old male was spoken to and identified by police.  Officers recognized the male as the suspect from the theft at Shopper’s Drug Mart.  He was arrested for theft in relation to that occurrence.  The male had warrants for his arrest from Ottawa for failing to attend court.  The Ottawa Police Service was contacted, who then attended and took custody of the male.  He will appear in Brockville at a later date to answer to the theft charge. 

A second male, 40 years of age, was located in the area and arrested for being intoxicated in a public place.  The male was not at the residence on the officer’s arrival.  That male was searched incident to arrest, which led to the discovery of the stolen speaker.  He was charged with being in possession of stolen property and released with a future court date.

 

Impaired:

On the 22nd of January at 1:44 a.m. members from the Brockville Police responded to reports of a possible impaired driver on King St. West.  The vehicle was located and stopped.  The 25 year old driver failed a roadside test and was transported to the station where he registered samples of his breath of nearly double the legal limit.  He was charged with impaired operation and drive with more than 80 milligrams of alcohol.

 

Bail violations:

On January 20th at 9:20 p.m. officers responded to a residence on Bartholomew Street for an unknown disturbance.  A 27 year old male was arrested for breaching a condition of his release by consuming alcohol.  He was held in custody pending a bail hearing.

 

Theft:

On the 21st of January police responded to a theft complaint on Lancaster Ave. A storage locker was broken into several collectible dolls were taken (please see the attached photo).   If anyone has any information regarding the theft, they are asked to contact the Brockville Police Service at 613-342-0127 or contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).

Dolls

January 18 – 20, 2020 New Release

Public Intoxication:

Shortly after 11:00 p.m. on January 18th, 2020 police were called to Boston Pizza for a 32 year old male that had refused to pay his bill.  The male was spoken to by police and despite their presence he still refused to pay.  He was arrested at the scene and charged with fraud.  He was later released with a future court date.

 

Mischief:

At 4:00 p.m. on the 18th of January 2020 police responded to an apartment building on Kensington Parkway for an intoxicated 19 year old male.  The caller indicated that the 19 year old was running around the neighbourhood bleeding.  Officers located the male along with some broken glass.  The male had used a fire extinguisher to break the glass, cutting himself in the process.  He was charged with mischief.

 

Extended Ban – winter control

This is a notice from the City of Brockville regarding scheduled snow and ice control operations.  Commencing at 11 PM tonight, major snow and ice control operations will take place south of the CNR (Canadian National Railway) tracks.

Parking will be prohibited on City streets within this area from 11 PM tonight, Monday January 20, 2020, until 7 AM tomorrow, Tuesday, January 21, 2020.  Parking restrictions in the remainder of the city will remain in effect from 2 AM until 7 AM.

Vehicles violating the parking ban will be ticketed and may be towed if required.  For information on towed vehicle please contact the Brockville Police Services at 613-342-0127.

Again, the extended parking ban on city streets is in effect for the area located south of the CNR tracks from 11 PM tonight until 7 AM tomorrow.

 

Follow-up to:

On Monday the 4th of November, 2019 at approximately 8:45pm members of the Brockville police engaged a White Dodge pickup due to its driving habits in the south end of town. Two males fled from the vehicle into the Rexall where they were immediately arrested. One of the males was on bail conditions with a curfew; the second male was on probation with numerous conditions. As a result of the arrest a large quantity of various drugs including Fentanyl, Crystal Methamphetamine, Cocaine, Hydromorphone and Marihuana were seized which yield a street value of over $40,000. The vehicle also had weapons and ammunition inside it. A 54 year old male and a 41 year old male were charged with weapons offences, breaches of court orders, as well as possession of stolen property and Cannabis Act charges. The 54 will also be charged with 4 counts of possession of a substance for the purpose of trafficking. They were both held for a bail hearing.

On Friday January 17th, Everet Telgen 54 year old male pled guilty in this case.  He has been sentenced to 7 years custody.  The 41 year old male is still currently before the courts for his charges.

January 17, 2020 News Release

Drive Disqualified:

On the 16th of January at 1:40 p.m. a 38 year old male was arrested and charged with 1) operation while prohibited (Criminal Code) 2) breach of probation (Criminal Code) 3) use plates not authorized (Highway Traffic Act) 4) drive with open container of alcohol (Liquor Licence Act) 5) Drive vehicle with cannabis readily available (Cannabis Control Act 2017).  The male was observed operating his vehicle on Buell St. and was stopped by officers.  Along with the charges, his vehicle was impounded for 45 days as he was a disqualified driver.

January 15-16, 2020 News Release

Shoplifters:

On Wednesday January 15th, two males were arrested in separate incidents at the Metro on King St. West.  Both males were observed by staff selecting items and concealing them on their persons, then leaving the store without any attempt to pay.  The first occurrence occurred at 1:30 p.m. by a 37 year old male.  The second occurred at 5:00 p.m. by a 36 year old male.  The subjects were charged accordingly and released at the scene.

 

Warrants:

In the last 24 hour period two males were also arrested on outstanding warrants.  On the 15th a 26 year old male was arrested for his warrant at 4:00 p.m.   The male was located by officers when they were dealing with another complaint.  He was released from custody with a future court date. A 23 year old male was arrested shortly after midnight when officers stopped his vehicle on Perth St.  The male had a warrant for his arrest from a neighbouring jurisdiction.  He was arrested without incident and turned over the Ontario Provincial Police.

January 13, 2020 News Release

Arrest/unwanted persons:

 

On January 13th, 2020 at 9:00 a.m. officers were called to a Hartley Street residence by the owner of the vacant property.  The owner had requested that officers attend with him as he believed that there were a number of people that had been staying at the residence.  Officers attended the address and located a 31 year old male and a 24 year old female in the residence.  Both of these occupants were on bail conditions.  The female was arrested for breaching her court conditions by communicating with the male.  The male was on a condition not to be at that residence.  They were held in custody pending a bail hearing.

 

Drugs:

On January 13th, 2020 around noon, officers conducted a traffic stop on Stewart Blvd.  As a result of the stop a 44 year old female and a 49 year old female have been arrested and charged with being in the possession of a controlled substance for the purposes of trafficking.  The controlled substances seized were cocaine, crack cocaine, ecstasy and multiple cartons of illegal cigarettes. Both females were held in custody for a bail hearing.

January 12 – 13, 2020 News Release

Break and Enter:

On the 12th of January at 5:50 a.m. the Brockville Police Service was contacted by a witness that had just observed a lone male break the glass to the Heritage Clock Shop on King St. West.  The male then proceeded to remove items and leave the area heading north bound on Buell St.  Officers attended the area; followed the suspect’s foot prints in the snow to a residence on Buell St.  The 27 year old male was located inside the residence and arrested for “break and enter.”  The officers recovered several watches off the suspect. 

 

Public Intoxication:

On the 11th of January 2019 at 5:30 a.m. officers were called to a Pearl St. address for a male that was at the complainant’s front door in an intoxicated state.  Officers arrived at the residence and arrested the male for his own safety.  The male was also charged with mischief as he had damaged the front door to the residence.  He will be appearing in court at a later date to answer to the charge.

 

Stolen vehicle:

A red 2006 Dodge Dakota pickup truck was reported stolen on the 11th of January 2019 at 9:15 a.m.  The vehicle was taken from a residence on Pearl St. East.

 

Suspicious male:

On January 10th the Brockville Police Service responded to the first of four incidents involving a 33 year old male of no fixed address. 

At 10:30 a.m. in the first incident, the male was at the Royal Bank on Parkedale Ave. causing a disturbance at the branch.  Officers spoke with the male at that time and he agreed to leave the bank without incident.

At 2:15 p.m. officers were then called to a restaurant in the on Parkedale Ave as this male had ordered a meal and left without paying.  He was located a short distance away and charged with fraud.

At 6:00 p.m. police located the male on St. Andrew St.  The officers had received a complaint that someone has smashed out a window to a vehicle at the Galaxy Cinema.  After CCTV footage was viewed the officers recognized the male to the same person from the bank and restaurant incident.  He was arrested and charged with mischief and released from the police service with a future court date. 

While attempting to release the male, he assaulted the officer.  The male was then arrested for assaulting a peace officer and was again, placed back in the cell.  He now faces charges of assaulting a peace officer, mischief and fraud accommodation.

January 6 – 8, 2020 News Release

Bail Violations/resist arrest:

On the 6th of January 2019 shortly after 8:00 p.m. two off duty officers observed a 41 year old male at the LCBO on Parkedale Ave. The male was wanted for various charges of uttering threats from an occurrence earlier in the day.  The two off duty officers contacted the station and waited for a uniform officer to arrive.  Once the uniform officer arrived at the scene they attempted to arrest the male.  The male resisted the arrested leading to a wrestling match in the store.  The male was eventually controlled and placed in handcuffs. He has been charged with resisting arrest, breach of a recognizance, breach of probation and uttering threats.  He was held in custody for a bail hearing.