March 17 – 18, 2019 Incidents

Domestic Assault

On the 17th of March 2019 at 11:30 p.m. police responded to a downtown apartment for a domestic disturbance. There were a total of three separate calls to the apartment for domestic incidents on the 17th with the last call resulting in the arrest of a 47 year old male. There were not any allegations of a criminal nature in the first two occurrences and the male was not at the apartment when police attended. On the third call officers located the male in the apartment. The victim reported to police that she had been assaulted and threatened. The male was arrested for assault and uttering threats. He has been held in custody pending a bail hearing.

 

Possession of Stolen Property

The Brockville Police Service is currently investigating the theft of a 4 stack candy machine pictured below. If you are the owner of this dispenser or have any information regarding it, please contact Cst. J. Cullen at 613-342-0127 ext. 6079.

March 15 – 17, 2019 Incidents

The Brockville Police reports that from Friday the 15th of March 17, 2019 from 0700hrs until today the 17th of March 2019 we have received and responded to 64 calls for service, made 8 arrests, issued several criminal charges along with some liquor charges stemming from the holiday weekend festivities. Here are a couple items that can be released at this time. Please contact our Media Relations Office for any further items that may be permitted for release.

Impaired Driver

On the 15th of March 2019 officers responded to a report of a man at an apartment complex in the center of town in the parking lot revving a vehicle engine. On arrival witness information identified the man as being the operator of the vehicle and further investigation revealed that the 35 year old male was impaired by alcohol. He was arrested and brought to headquarters where his breath samples were obtained and the readings resulted in charges being issued.  He was later released with a future court date.

Weapons Call

On the date of the 16th of March, 2019, police received a 911 call of a male brandishing a knife in the north end of the city in the late afternoon. The caller kept himself in his vehicle for security as he had been the one challenged by the suspect who was on foot at the time of the incident.   The accused, a 23 year old male then boarded a public transit. Police arrived and the man was taken off the bus without further issue and arrested. The knife was recovered.

The man is known to police and is now remanded into the Brockville Jail pending a bail review for March 18th. No one was injured in the incident. He faces charges of assault with a weapon and weapons dangerous to the public.

 

 

Launch MedicAlert Connect Protect

The Brockville Police Service are partnering with MedicAlert Foundation Canada to better help officers quickly locate lost or missing vulnerable individuals, such as those living with autism, Alzheimer’s, dementia, or other cognitive brain injuries, so they can be quickly and safely returned to their loved ones.

 

March 13 – 15, 2019 Incidents

Overview

In the 48 hour period from March 13th 0500 to March 15th 0500 hours the Brockville Police Service responded to 71 calls for service that included 5 arrests, 2 break and enter calls, 2 mental health apprehensions and 6 motor vehicle collisions.

Counterfeit Money

There have been several incidents of counterfeit US $100 bills being passed at local shops. We are asking local retailers to be vigilante and consider not accepting the US bills. If there are any concerns or suspicions to contact our service so that a suspect can be identified.

Impaired

On March 14th at 8:33 p.m. a vehicle was observed operating on King Street without any driving lights on. The vehicle was stopped a short distance later. The driver of the vehicle had an odour of an alcoholic beverage on his breath. A roadside demand was made for a sample of his breath into an approved screening device. The driver failed that screening and was brought to the Brockville Police Service where two samples of his breath were obtained. The driver registered a reading of more than double the legal limit. He was arrested and charged with driving with more than 80 milligrams of alcohol in 100 milliliters of blood and impaired operation of a motor vehicle.

Drugs

On March 15th at 1:12 a.m. officers on routine patrol observed a 37 year old male urinating on the side of a business on Stewart Blvd. The male was identified and found to be in possession of a small quantity of cocaine. The male was charged for being in possession of a controlled substance and charged under the city by-law for urinating in public.

March 12 – 13, 2019 Incidents

In the 24 hour period from March 12th 0500 – March 13th 0500 hours, officers responded to 33 calls for service. The calls resulted in three people being charged criminally, one mental health apprehension and 2 motor vehicle collisions.

Fraud/warrants

On March 12th, 2019 at 10:30 a.m. police received a call from “Money Mart” indicating that a female was in the business attempting to cash a cheque that they believed was fraudulent. Officers arrived on scene and located a 29 year old female. The female was well known to police. The female was wanted on an outstanding warrant for breaching her probation. She was arrested on the strength of the warrant. She has been held in custody and is also being charged with a fraud related offence.

 

March 11 – 12, 2019 Incidents

Breach of Probation/Domestic

On November 11th, 2019 at 7:30 a.m. a 21 year old male was found to be in breach of his probation order by associating with a person he was prohibited from communicating with. The male had just been released from serving an intermittent sentence confronted his ex-spouse which prompted the call to police. He was arrested without incident and held in custody pending a bail hearing.

Suspicious Person/Drugs

On March 12th, 2019 at 1:00 p.m. a call was received by police for a suspicious person on Stewart Blvd. at Parkedale Ave. Officers located a 52 year old male at that location. The male was transported to the Brockville General Hospital due to an apparent overdose. He was also in possession of a quantity of narcotics. He has been charged with three counts of being in possession of a controlled substance.

Break and Enter

On March 12th, 2019 at 6:30 a.m. police responded to a call in the city’s south end. The complainant was awakened by her ex-spouse that had broken into her residence. The suspect fled when police were called. Officers located the suspect a short distance away. The 45 year old male has been arrested with criminal harassment, break and enter and failing to comply with a court order. He has been held in custody pending a bail hearing.

MedicAlert Connect Protect service will help The Brockville Police Service and The Gananoque Police Service officers reunite lost, wandering, and vulnerable individuals with their families

The Brockville Police Service are partnering with MedicAlert Foundation Canada to better help officers quickly locate lost or missing vulnerable individuals, such as those living with autism, Alzheimer’s, dementia, or other cognitive brain injuries, so they can be quickly and safely returned to their loved ones.

MedicAlert Connect Protect gives police officers 24-hour access to a registered subscriber’s photo, identifying information, past wandering history and other medical information through the MedicAlert identification and associated database.

This information will help officers search more efficiently, increasing the chances that those who go missing are reunited with their loved ones sooner. Officers called to an emergency involving a MedicAlert subscriber will have access to vital information which could save a life.

“We are pleased to announce our partnership with MedicAlert.  Quick access to important information will help us to better protect our most vulnerable citizens,” says Staff Sgt. Andrew Harvie.

“As a registered Canadian charity for close to 60 years, MedicAlert has played an important role in helping to protect Canadians and give families peace of mind in wandering or emergency situations,” explained Françoise Faverjon-Fortin, CEO of MedicAlert.  “Our database is a vital link between the community and first responders when faster, informed action makes all the difference and we’re honoured to assist police services across the country.”

MedicAlert will be holding a registration session in Brockville following the launch of MedicAlert Connect Protect. Members of the public are encouraged to learn more and sign up themselves or a loved one. Thanks to Brockville Police Service and MedicAlert Foundation Canada, the first 20 new MedicAlert subscribers will get their first-year service plan and a MedicAlert ID at no cost. 

Date Location Time
March 19th, 2019 St. Lawrence Lodge
1803 County Road 2 East
Brockville Ontario
K6V 5T1
9:45 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Official Launch at 10:00 a.m.

 

For more information on the MedicAlert Connect Protect service, visit medicalert.ca/connectprotect.

MedicAlert Foundation Canada (MAFCA) is the largest membership-based registered charity in Canada and it is the leading provider of emergency medical information services. MedicAlert’s mission is to ensure that all Canadians have access to high-quality health information at time of need, and has protected more than one million Canadians since 1961.
 
MedicAlert® is backed by robust electronic health records maintained by medically trained professionals, a state-of-the-art secure database, and a 24/7 Emergency Hotline that answers calls from emergency responder personnel in 140 languages, all linked to customized identification products for Canadians with medical conditions and special needs. Globally recognized and respected, MedicAlert speaks for you, when you can’tTM.
 
Learn more about MedicAlert, how it works, and how you or a loved one can sign up to a service plan by visiting medicalert.ca or calling 1-866-696-0273.

Media Contacts: 

S/Sgt. Andrew Harvie

Staff Sergeant of Operations
Brockville Police Service
613-342-0127 ext. 4260
aharvie@brockvillepolice.com

Tracey Tang
Manager, Marketing, Donations & Media Relations
MedicAlert Foundation Canada
416-696-0142 x 1251
1-866-679-3217 x 1251
ttang@medicalert.ca
 

March 8 – 10, 2019 Incidents

Police Assistance/Pursuit

A 19 year old male is facing charges from a pursuit that involved a stolen vehicle and a collision on Stewart Blvd. ON March 10th at 5:00 a.m. the Brockville Police Service assisted the OPP who were pursuing the stolen vehicle on Highway 401. The vehicle exited on Stewart Blvd., then travelled south bound and collided with a hydro pole at Front Ave. The driver fled on foot, but was arrested a short distance later. The OPP took custody of the subject.

Bail Violation

On the 9th of March 2019 at 6:20 p.m. the Brockville responded to a suspicious person on North Augusta Blvd. The 39 year old male had been approaching motorist claiming someone had been assaulted. Officers attended along with paramedics and found the male who was in need of medical attention due to suspected drug use. The male was brought to the Brockville General Hospital for treatment. He was later arrested for breaching his bail condition by not residing at an approved address.

Domestic

On March 10th, 2019 at 11:10 a.m. officers responded to a domestic dispute in the city’s north end. As a result of the investigation a 19 year old male has been charged with assault and breach of a recognizance of bail by being at an address he was prohibited from attending. He was held in custody for a bail hearing.

Unlawfully at Large

A 24 year old male failed to report for his intermittent sentence on Friday March 8th. This was his first appearance for his sentence. Staff at the Brockville Jail contacted our service to report his absence. The male was located by the OPP and turned over to officers in Brockville. The male was then held in custody pending a bail hearing.

Sex Assault

A 59 year old delivery driver has been charged with sexual assault. The victim contacted police to report the she had been assaulted by the accused when he handed her a parcel. The victim was not physically injured. The male left and police were contacted. He was located and charged with assault.

Seeking witnesses to an occurrence

The Brockville Police Service is currently investigating a domestic occurrence that occurred in the intersection of Parkedale Ave. and Ormond St. The incident occurred March 10th at 3:45 p.m. between a male and female. Witnesses are asked to contact Constable Lucas McArthur at 613-342-0127 ext. 6097.

 

March 6 – 7, 2019 Incidents

In the 24 hour period from March 7th 05:00 a.m. to March 8, 2019 05:00 the Brockville Police Service responded to 31 calls for service. The calls included 3 motor vehicle collisions, 3 arrests for various offences/warrants and 2 mental health apprehensions.

Assault

On March 6th 2019 at 12:30 p.m. officers responded to a downtown address in response to a complaint of assault. As a result of the complaint a 32 year old male has been charged with 3 counts of assault and one count of uttering a threat to cause bodily harm. The incidents investigated occurred over a two year period. The male was held in custody pending a bail hearing.