January 3 – 6, 2020 News Release

Theft:

On the 3rd of January at 6:30 a.m. officers located a 48 year old male outside of the Brockville Police Service.  The male had a warrant for his arrest stemming from a theft occurrence in December of 2019.  He was arrested without incident and released with a future court date.

 

Drug Offences:

A 29 year old female was arrested at court Friday morning for several breaches of a bail condition.  A search incident to arrest led to further a charge of being in possession of a controlled substance.  She was held in custody pending a bail hearing.

 

Theft:

A 51 year old male and a 68 year old female were arrested by officers at Walmart on Friday morning for theft under $5000.  The suspects were observed by staff concealing several items on their person that they had removed from the packaging.  Police were contacted and arrested the accused persons in the store.  They were charged and will appear in court at a later date.

Stolen Vehicle:

On Friday morning just before 2:00 p.m. the Brockville Police were contacted by the OPP stating that their officers had followed a stolen vehicle into the city losing sight of it near Walmart on Parkedale Ave.  Our officers located the suspect vehicle abandoned at Home Depot.  The suspects shoe was discovered near that vehicle.  A male was located near the vehicle now wearing new footwear.  The male had fled the vehicle, which was stolen from the London area, and actually purchased new shoes as he had ran out of his. The male was arrested by the OPP in relation to the vehicle.

 

Warrants:

On the 4th of January 2020 at 9:50 p.m. an officer from the Brockville Police Service stopped a vehicle for speeding 30 km/h over the posted speed limit on Laurier Blvd.  The 54 year old driver had a warrant for his arrest for a serious criminal offence from Durham Regional Police.  The male was turned over to Durham for those charges.

January 2 – 3, 2020 News Release

Assault:

On the 2nd of January 2020 at 11:00 a.m.  the Brockville Police Service responded to a complaint of an assault in the city’s north end.  A 27 year old female was charged with assault after striking her common law partner in the face.  She was released from custody with a future court date.

 

Warrants:

A 35 year old male was arrested yesterday around 1:00 p.m. as officers located the subject on Stewart Blvd. while on routine patrol.  The male had a warrant for his arrest for failing to attend court.  He was arrested without incident and held in custody pending a bail hearing.

 

December 31, 2019 – January 2, 2020 News Release

Weapons/warrants:

On the 31st of December 2019 at 2:00 p.m. officers were walking the downtown beat (King Street) on foot patrol when they passed a 42 year old male.  Officers recognized the male as being the subject of an arrest warrant for failing to attend court.  He was arrested without incident. A search incident to arrest resulted in charges of being in possession of concealed weapons.  He was found to be in possession of brass knuckles and a stun flashlight.  The flashlight is capable of delivering an electric shock to a person. He was held in custody pending a bail hearing.

 

Public Intoxication:

On December 31st at 5:50 p.m. police were called to assist with an unwanted person on an inbound train.  The 30 year old male was intoxicated and causing problems on the train.  The male was removed from the train by police and held in custody until sober.  He was not charged in relation to this incident.

 

Bail Violation:

On December 31st at 9:40 p.m. police responded to domestic dispute in the city’s north end.  As a result of the complaint a 19 year old female was arrested for being in breach of a bail condition.  She was charged and released with a future court date.

 

Public Intoxication:

On December 31st at 10:30 p.m. the Brockville Police Service responded to a King Street address for an unconscious male.  Officers located the 56 year old male and found him to be intoxicated.  He was arrested for his own safety and held in custody until sober.  He was charged for being intoxicated in a public place.

 

Bail violations:

A 31 year old male was charged on January 1st, 2020 at 7:00 p.m. for failing to comply with his bail condition.  The male had not signed in to the police service as required by his court ordered recognizance of bail.  He was released from custody with a future court date.

 

Motor vehicle collision:

On January 1st, 2020 at 10:33 p.m. police received several calls of a black Chevy Silverado pickup truck travelling at a high rate of speed and then strike the guard rail on King St. West at the “Old Kingston Bridge”.  The vehicle lost a wheel as a result of the accident.  The vehicle was located abandoned a short distance away. 

Any witnesses are asked to contact Cst. Kijewski at 613-342-0127 ext. 6093.

December 27 – 29, 2019 News Release

Warrants:

On December 29th, 2019 at 7:36 p.m. officers located a 37 year old male that was wanted by our service for failing to attend court.  He was arrested without incident.  A search incident to arrest led to the discovery of a small amount of what officers believed to be methamphetamine.  He was charged for being in possession of a controlled substance and failing to attend court. 

 

Impaired:

On the 27th of December 2019 at 8:48 p.m. the Brockville Police Service received a complaint of a possible impaired driver in the downtown core.  The vehicle was located by officers on Wall St. The 53 year old male driver was arrested for impaired driving and later provided samples of his breath that were twice the legal limit.  The male was charged with impaired operation of a conveyance and drive with more than 80 milligrams of alcohol.

December 26 – 27, 2019 News Release

Impaired:

On the 26th of December at 10:50 p.m. officers on routine patrol observed a black Honda Civic being operated on Home St. without any lights on.  The vehicle was stopped and the officer could detect an odour of an alcoholic beverage on the 39 year old male driver’s breath.  He was then giving a roadside breath test, which he failed.  The male was then transported to perform a breathalyzer test where he registered sample of more than double the legal limit.  He was charged with impaired operation of a conveyance and drive with more than 80 milligrams of alcohol in 100 milliliters of blood.

 

Weapons:

On Christmas day at 4:00 p.m. the Brockville Police Service received a 911 call of a male armed with a knife on King St.   The male was located at King St. and Courthouse Ave. and taken into custody at gun point by officers.  The male was charged with having weapons for a dangerous purpose and five counts of breaching a probation order.  He was held in custody pending a bail hearing.

 

Disturb the Peace:

On December 24th, at 7:30 p.m. police were responded to a call for a disturbance at a residence on Stewart Blvd.   Officers located a 40 year old male at that residence that had a warrant for his arrest from the OPP.  The complainant had called to have this male removed from the residence. The male was arrested and turned over to the OPP.

December 23 – 24, 2019 News Release

Theft:

On December 23rd around 8:00 a.m. officers were on routine patrol driving by the Country Club on King St. West when they observed a vehicle parked at the club’s fuel tank.  There were three occupants with the vehicle.  Officers could see that one male was pumping gas from the tank and another had the hose in their vehicle filling the tank.  A 23 year old female, a 33 year old male and a 30 year old male were arrested for theft.  The female had an outstanding warrant for her arrest for failing to attend court.   The parties were charged with theft and released from custody with a future court date.

 

Warrants:

On the 23rd of December 2019 at 4:00 p.m. police were called to a downtown address for a 47 year old female that was no longer welcome there.   The female was arrested by officers as she had a warrant for her arrest from the OPP.  The female was processed by the OPP for her warrant and later released from custody.

 

December 20 – 23, 2019 News Release

Impaired by Drug:

A 71 year old male was arrested for impaired operation of a conveyance by drugs as the result of a traffic stop on the 22nd of December around 4:00 p.m.  The Brockville Police had received a complaint of erratic driving.  The vehicle description was provided; officers observed the vehicle shortly after the call and conducted a traffic stop on Stewart Blvd. The driver displayed signs of impairment and later failed tests performed by a drug recognition expert.    He was charged with impaired operation of a motor vehicle.

 

Assault: 

A 29 year old male was charged with assault on the 22nd of December after police responded to the complaint at a residence in the center of the city.  Police received a call of a disturbance just before 10:00 p.m. As a result of the investigation the 29 year old male was charged with assault on another adult male.  He was released from custody with a future court date.

 

Public Intoxication:

On the 20th of December at 3:00 p.m. EMS crews had been called to a male passed out on the Brock Trail.  Upon their arrival the male began causing problems with the paramedics which prompted a call for assistance to police.  The 60 year old male was intoxicated by alcohol and was then arrested by police for his own protection.  He was held in custody until sober and charged under the liquor licence act for being intoxicated in a public place.

 

Christmas Spirit:

On the 21st of December a Good Samaritan discovered $1500 at Canadian Tire on Parkedale Ave.  The male then brought the cash to the Brockville Police Service and turned it over.  The owner of the money realized he had lost the cash, attended Canadian Tire to in hopes that it had been turned in.  He was directed to the Brockville Police Service were he was reunited with his Christmas money.

 

Call for assistance:

On the 20th of December a 38 year old female returned to her boyfriend’s residence after a night of festivities.  The female was not able to gain access to the residence and thought he may be sleeping. She then took shelter in her boyfriend’s truck.  After spending some time in the vehicle the female realized how cold she was and attempted to exit her shelter.  She was unable to secure her freedom and called 911 for assistance.  Officers attended and after several seconds of problem solving, it was discovered that pulling the handle to the door will activate the opening sequence. She was freed from her trap and was then sent home in a cab.

December 16 – 17, 2019 News Release

Suspicious Person:

On December 16, 2019 shortly after 5:00 a.m. police received a complaint of a suspicious person in the back yard of a residence in the center of the city. The home owner was awakened by a 36 year old male that was yelling saying he was trapped in a tree as the complainant’s dogs had chased when he was in the back yard.  The male climbed the tree to escape the dogs.   The male was then arrested as he had warrants for his arrest from the Ontario Provincial Police. 

 

Theft/drugs:

On the 16th of December at 12:00 p.m. police were dispatched to the Dollarama on Parkedale Ave. in response to a 31 year old female that was reported to have been shoplifting and fled the location. A description of the suspect was provided to police who located the female a short distance away.  She was arrested for the offence of theft.  A search incident to arrest led to the discovery of methamphetamine.  She was also on a recognizance of bail from previous charges.  She was charged with theft, possession of a controlled substance and failing to comply with her recognizance of bail.  She was held in custody pending a bail hearing.

 

December 13 – 14, 2019 News Release

Bail Violations:

On the 14th of December 2019 shortly after 1:00 p.m. police were called to Winners on Parkedale Avenue for a person that staff suspected of stealing.  Officers arrived on scene and located a 37 year old female.  The female had a warrant for her arrest from a previous incident.  She was then arrested without incident.  As a result of this call, she was also charged with failing to comply with a recognizance of bail, theft and breach of probation.  She was held in custody pending a bail hearing.

 

Domestic Mischief:

On the 13th of December shortly before midnight, police responded to complaint of a domestic dispute in the city’s north end.  A 24 year old male was arrested and charged with mischief for damaging some property.  He was released with a future court date.

 

Public Intoxication:

On the 14th of December 2019 at 2:00 a.m. police were called to the Brockville General Hospital for an intoxicated male that was refusing to leave the hospital grounds. Officers arrested the 23 year old male for his own safety due to his intoxicated state. He was held in custody until sober and issued a $55 fine.

 

Domestic Assault:

On the 13th of December 2019 close to 11:00 p.m. police were called to an apartment in the city’s south end for a domestic dispute.  As a result of the investigation it was determined that a 26 year old male had assaulted the 23 year old female victim.  He was held in custody pending a bail hearing.

 

December 11, 2019 – Accidents

Accidents:

25 accidents reported during the snowfall

With a sudden and heavy snow fall yesterday that led to the closure of Highway 401 due to a fatality and multi vehicle collisions; traffic was then diverted through the city causing the city’s streets. The increase in traffic and poor road conditions led to numerous collisions.   As a result of the road conditions several streets had to be temporarily closed until they could be plowed and sanded.  Several vehicles were unable to make the climb up many streets that had hills and had to be towed to level ground. Of the many collisions reported, a fire truck was struck by a vehicle at one of the collision scenes.  Thankfully, there were not any serious injuries reported in the collisions.