A 37 year old male was arrested for shoplifting Saturday afternoon at Walmart on Parkedale Ave. The loss prevention officer observed the male selecting several items and concealing them on his person. The male was stopped by the officer when he left the store and arrested. Police were contacted and charged the male with theft under $5000 and released him at the scene on an appearance notice.
On Saturday July 6th at 2:00 p.m. police received an anonymous complaint about a 49 year old male at the rear of the Metro on King St. West going through garbage dumpsters. Officers located the male and discovered that he had a warrant for his arrest that was issued on July 5th for failing to attend court. The male was arrested and later released with a future court date.
On July 7th at 2:00 a.m. officers dealt with a 19 year old male that was exposing himself to the crowd in front of the Phoenix restaurant on King St. East. The male, who was under the influence of alcohol, proceeded to pull out several pills from his pocket while speaking with police. He was arrested at that point for being in possession of ecstasy. The male was transported to the Brockville Police Service and lodged in a cell. The male then proceeded to urinate and defecate on the floor of the cell. The male then used his feces to redecorate the inside of the cell. He was further charged with mischief and later released with a future court date.
On July 8, 2019 at 1:30 a.m. a transport heading south bound on North Augusta Road from Parkedale Avenue had his trailer disconnect completely. The trailer then punctured a diesel tank causing the fuel to spill into the sewer grate. All south bound traffic was blocked until the trailer could be moved. One south bound lane remains blocked while city crews clean up the spillage. The 40 year old driver has been charged with failing to maintain a log book.