On the 1st of March, 2019, at approximately 4:30p.m., officers from the Brockville Police Service were in the downtown area investigating an unrelated issue. While there, officers observed two local individuals who are known to be wanted for various offences. The individuals were a female, 23 years of age, who was arrested for theft under $5,000. The second was a male, 20 years of age, arrested for theft under $5,000, resist arrest, 4 counts of breaching his recognizance and 4 counts of breaching his probation. The resist arrest charge came from a short foot pursuit which resulted in the male becoming assaultive towards the officer. The female was released with a future court date and the male was held in custody for a bail hearing. No one was injured during the arrest.
On the 1st of March, 2019, at approximately 8:00 p.m., officers from the Brockville Police Service received a report of a possible impaired driver operating a U-Haul moving truck. The vehicle was located in the North area of the City and stopped by police. The driver was a 48 year old, local female. She was arrested for drive over 80. She was taken back to the Brockville Police Service where she gave two breath sample readings of 100mg of alcohol in 100ml of blood. Her driver’s licence was suspended and she was later released with a future court date.
On the 2nd of March, 2019, at approximately 1:30 p.m., officers from the Brockville Police Service were on patrol in the North area of the City when they came across a single vehicle collision. The vehicle had missed a turn and gone off the roadway. As officers stopped to help the driver it was discovered that there was a large quantity of drugs inside the vehicle. There originally was a concern that the driver was impaired by drugs, however, that was determined to not be the case. The driver was a 36 year old, local male, who was alone in the vehicle. It was found that he was on a recognizance of bail with a condition to abstain possession of unlawful drugs. The drugs seized in this incident were found on his person and in his vehicle. The variety of drugs located includes cocaine, methamphetamine, crystal meth, GHB and prescription codeine. He was arrested and held for a bail hearing on five counts of possession for the purposes of trafficking and breach of recognizance. He was held for a bail hearing. The total street value of the drugs is not yet known.