Regular meeting of the Police Services Board
Regular meeting of the Police Services Board
At approximately 9:55 p.m. last evening officers with the Brockville Police responded to a call of a disturbance on Cedar Street between Church and Abbott Street. The caller stated one of the individuals involved had suffered injuries and needed an ambulance.
When officers and EMS staff arrived, the male victim had suffered serious injuries and despite the efforts of police and paramedics attending to the victim, he did not survive the altercation.
Members of the Brockville Police Services Emergency Response Team (ERT) were called and attended to the area and learned the other persons involved in the altercation had gone into a nearby residence. A negotiator with the ERT team was able to make contact with suspects and negotiate a safe surrender to police.
Detectives and members of the Forensic Identification Unit assisted by the OPP East Region Identification Unit are continuing their investigation at this time. Anyone who was in the area of Cedar Street between Abbott and Church Streets between the hours of 9:30 pm and 10:30 pm is asked to contact the Brockville Police Service at 613-342-0127.
A 21 year old male was arrested for theft and held for a bail hearing yesterday. The male was arrested for stealing a bike from Canadian Tire at 9:40 a.m. Officers responded to a call for a shoplifter at the store and took over the investigation. It was discovered that this male was on a recognizance of bail and as a result he was held in custody for a bail hearing.
A 52 year old male was charged with theft and breaching a condition of his probation for stealing $150 worth of merchandise from the Metro on King Street. The male was arrested at 12:50 p.m. yesterday after police were called to the store by loss prevention officers. The accused is well known to police. He was released on an appearance notice with a future court date.
On the 14th of November at 6:15 p.m. a 31 year old male was arrested as he attempted to steal $1050 worth of merchandise from the Real Canadian Superstore. The male was arrested by officers as he exited the store. It was discovered that the male was on a recognizance of bail from previous charges. He was held in custody being charged with theft and breach of recognizance.
Motor Vehicle Collisions:
During the first heavy snowfall the Brockville Police report there were 9 Motor Vehicle Collisions between the 11th and 12th of November. Only one driver, a 62 year old male faced a $110 fine for failing to stop at a stop sign. No major injuries or damage was reported.
With winter here now, police are reminding the public to ensure their vehicles are completely cleaned off. Failing to have a clear view out your windows could result in a $110 fine.
Unlawfully at Large:
On the 11th of November, 2019 a 33 year old male was arrested for failing to appear at the jail for his intermittent sentence on the 8th of November. He was held in custody for a bail hearing.
On the 11th of November, 2019 a 43 year old was arrested from an incident stemming from the previous night shortly after 9:30pm. A call was placed to the Brockville Police regarding a suspicious person at a north end apartment complex. The 43 year old is currently on a weapons prohibition order, the investigation revealed him to be breaching that order. He will be charged with the breach as well as the possession of the weapon. He will be held for a bail hearing.
A 2006 green Dodge Caravan with Ontario Licence BZEW 794 was stolen from behind the Brockville Arts Centre on the 11th of November, 2019 between the hours of noon and 9:30 pm. There was a 14’ ladder situated on the roof of the minivan. If anybody was witness or sees the van please contact the Brockville Police at 613-342-0127.
Flight from police:
On the 9th of November, 2019 at shortly after midnight officers on general patrol observed a vehicle west bound on King Street in the City of Brockville committing Highway traffic Act violation. Officers attempted to conduct a traffic stop and the vehicle fled from police and pulled quickly into a residence in the south end of the city. A 53 year old male was arrested for flight from police and was released with a future court date.
On the 8th of November, 2019 shortly after 2:00 pm a 40 year old female attended to the Police station to report a domestic that has been on-going for a couple months. The 25 year old male was arrested on the 9th of November, 2019 for the offences of Domestic Assault, Forcible Confinement, Overcoming resistance by attempting to choke, Utter Threats, Break and Enter and Mischief. He will be held for a bail hearing. The female received minor injuries.
On the 10th of November, 2019 at 7:30 am police received a call regarding a domestic in the center of town. Upon arrival it was learned that a 36 year old male had assaulted his 32 year old female partner and damaged some of her property. He was arrested for the offence of Domestic assault and mischief. He was released with a future court date. The female received minor injuries.
On the 6th of November, 2019 at 10:50 in the morning the Brockville Police conducted a traffic stop in the south end of town. Two men aged 31 and 38 were arrested. They will be charged with 6 counts of possession for the purpose of trafficking, various breaches and Highway Traffic Act related charges. The drugs included in the search were Fentanyl, Crack, Speed, Crystal Methamphetamine, Hydromorphone, and oxycodone. The street value of the drugs was estimated at over $8000. They will be held in custody for a bail hearing.
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 the 4th of November, 2019 police attended to a residence in the center of town for a call of a fight about to start. Upon arrival police located 2 individuals who were wanted by the Brockville Police. A 46 year old male that was wanted from a Domestic Dispute, he was held in custody for a bail hearing. The second one was at 27 year old female for failing to appear for court. She was released with a future court date. There was no fight, and no injuries to report.
Over the course of the weekend 144 calls for service were answered. These are some of the highlights:
On the 1st of November, 2019 at 11:00 am police responded to a bank in the north end of town where a suspect was attempting to open an account with fake ID. The 65 year old male from Quebec was located. He will be charged with Identity Theft x 3, Fraud Under $5000, Proceeds of Crime, Fail to comply with undertaking, Personation x 2 and Utter forged document. He will be held for bail hearing.
Break and Enter
On the 1st of November, 2019 Brockville Police received a call regarding a break and enter into an apartment in the north end of town. Discovered was a window smashed as well as a cat missing from within. A 30 year old male was arrested on the 4th of November, 2019 where he was arrested for break and enter and fail to comply with probation. He will be held for a bail hearing.
On the 1st of November, 2019 at 3:00 pm a 61 year old male and a 66 year old female were located at a north end store shoplifting items totally almost $200. They were both charged with theft under $500 and released with a future court date.
On the 2nd of November, 2019 shortly after 8:00 am, Brockville Police received information from the OPP in regards to a theft in Maitland and a suspect vehicle involved. Police located the vehicle at a residence in the centre of town. The 42 year old male was arrested and charged with possession of stolen property x 3, possession of counterfeit money and drive while under suspension. He was released with a future court date. The vehicle was reported stolen out of Ottawa in October.
On the 2nd of November, 2019 shortly after 2:00pm a second stolen vehicle was located at a residence in the centre of town (not the same one in the previous incident). This vehicle was stolen out of Gananoque. The two occupants a 23 year old male and a 21 year old female were arrested and charged. The 21 year old will face charges of possession of methamphetamine and was released with a future court date. The 23 year old will face charges of possession stolen property, operation while prohibited, possession of a weapon, and fail to comply with probation order. He was held in custody pending a bail hearing.