Regular scheduled monthly meeting
Regular scheduled monthly meeting
Arrest Warrant Executed
A 56 year old man originally from Brockville but now residing in the Ottawa-Gatineau area was arrested last evening as he was being released from the Ottawa-Carleton Detention Centre for outstanding warrants in Brockville.
The man was originally charged with several counts of fraud dating back to 2013, failed to appear in Brockville Court on June 26th, 2015 and as a result the arrest warrant was issued. Officers from the Brockville Police Service attended to Ottawa, picked the man up and returned him to Brockville last evening.
He was held in custody and will appear in court today for a bail hearing.
Police busy with Mental Health Calls
Officers with the Brockville Police Service and their community mental health partners were kept busy with three calls for assistance yesterday during the day.
Shortly after 10 am a concerned mother attended to the Brockville Police Service asking for assistance in getting her son help. Police attended to the woman’s residence and were able to assist in apprehending the young man and convey him to hospital for examination where they were relieved by staff.
At 3 p.m. yesterday afternoon, an 18 year old man attended to the Brockville Police Service to speak with an officer. While speaking with the young man the investigating officer became concern for his well-being and conveyed him to the emergency department for examination.
Police attended a west end Brockville residence yesterday afternoon just after 4:00 p.m. when a neighbour contacted police concerned for his 43 year old neighbour. He appeared to be very upset and anxious and friends were not able to calm him. He was conveyed to the Brockville General Hospital to be examined by staff.
Street Closures for the Santa Claus parade
Brockville Police would like to advise residents of street closures in effect for the annual Santa Claus parade on Saturday.
Parking restrictions will also be in effect along the parade route along Pearl Street between North Augusta and Park Street, Park Street from Pearl to King Street and King Street from Park Street to Edward Street. Police are asking that all vehicles along the parade route be removed by 3 p.m. Saturday for the parade.
Several vehicles in the city’s east were entered overnight on Tuesday and Wednesday with money and valuables taken from inside.
During the day yesterday Brockville Police took 7 reports of vehicles entered in the Glenwood Place, Charlotte Place parking lots, and the Salisbury, Sevenoaks and Sussex Place neighbourhood and articles stolen from those vehicles. Other vehicles in the area had been attempted but were locked and entry was not made.
At 4:30 a.m. Wednesday morning a resident in the Salisbury, Sevenoaks, Sussex Place area was awakened and observed his motion light going off in his back yard. He observed a young male described as wearing dark layered clothing as if he would be out for a period of time, a hat with ear flaps and carrying a flashlight.
Anyone with information is asked to contact the Brockville Police Service at 613-342-0127 or submit a tip anonymously by contacting Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or online at www.tipsubmit.com and be eligible for a cash reward of up to $2000.
Charges Laid for Disobeying School Bus Lights
Charges were laid yesterday in relation to a November 10th incident where a school bus driver contacted police to report a vehicle driving through his red flashing lights in the area of Peden Boulevard and Windsor Drive.
The bus driver was able to write down the license plate number of the vehicle and a description of the vehicle and provide this information to the investigating officer. The officer was able to track down the vehicle owner and serve him with a Provincial Offences Notice with a December 20th traffic court date.
Witnesses sought for Cartier Court Disturbance
Investigators are looking to speak with a 56 year old Brockville man in relation to a disturbance last evening in the parking lot at Cartier Court.
At approximately 7:15 p.m. last evening Brockville Police were asked to attend the rear lot of 16 Cartier Court at the request of Leeds and Grenville EMS. Paramedics were attending to a 25 year old Brockville woman who had been injured as a result of a disturbance that had occurred just prior to police and EMS arrival. The 56 year old man who was also involved in the disturbance had left the area in a black van prior to the arrival of emergency services. The woman suffered minor injuries and was treated and released from hospital.
Investigators learned the two had been arguing earlier in the apartment building and the disagreement continued into the parking lot when the man left in his vehicle.
The incident remains under investigation. Anyone with information is asked to contact the investigating officer Cst. Sam Evers of the Brockville Police Service at 613-342-0127 ext.6094 or by email at email@example.com. Tips can also be submitted anonymously by contacting Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or online at www.tipsubmit.com and be eligible for a cash reward of up to $2000.
Public’s Assistance sought in Shopper’s Drug Mart theft
Investigators are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying a suspect in a theft at Shopper’s Drug Mart late Saturday November 4th.
Shortly before midnight on November 4th the young man is observed entering the store wearing dark clothing and carrying either a duffle bag or large shopping bag with him. He is observed to walk down the Health and Beauty aisle and put several items into the bag and then proceed to the fragrance area and select more items. Once his bag was filled he proceeded to the exit where he set off the store alarm and continued walking out the door. Staff approached him to return but the suspect fled the area.
On the 6th of November 2017 staff at Shopper’s Drug Mart contacted police after reviewing the security footage and learning almost $2000 worth of Health and Beauty products was taken.
The suspect is described as approximately 20-30 years of age with blonde hair wearing a black toque, a grey coat over a brown sweater and blue jeans. He was carrying a grey or blue sports bag or duffle bag.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Constable Dave Jeggo of the Brockville Police Service at 613-342-0127 ext. 6078 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org. Tips can also be submitted anonymously by contacting Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or online at www.tipsubmit.com and be eligible for a cash reward of up to $2000.
Police Car strikes Deer
Just before 9 a.m. yesterday morning Constable Dustin Gamble was eastbound on Centennial Road just east of the OSPCA building when a deer jumped out of the ditch in front of his police vehicle. Despite braking he slid on the ice and struck the deer.
The police cruiser suffered minor front end damage to the grill and push bar on the front of the vehicle. Constable Gamble was not injured in the collision, but the deer had to be euthanized.
On the 17th of November, 2017 in the late evening hours, police received a call regarding a theft in progress at a store in the north end of Brockville. Information received is the suspect had since left the store via a taxi. He was located a short distance later in a south end apartment complex where he was arrested for the offence of theft. A quantity of stolen property was located on the 36 year old accused. He was held in custody pending a bail hearing.
On the 18th of November, 2017 in the afternoon, police received a call to attend a store in the north end of Brockville regarding a shoplifter in custody. Upon police arrival the 27 year old male shoplifter was resisting arrested and a struggle ensued. He was arrested by police. He was released on with a court date for resist arrest and theft under $5000.
On the 18th of November, 2017 in the evening hours, police conducted a traffic stop of a car in the City of Brockville. A road side test was conducted and as a result of the driver registered a fail, he was arrested for the offence of over 80mgs/100ml of blood. Breath tests were conducted of the driver which resulted in him having almost 3 times the legal limit in his blood. A 45 year old male was released with a court date.
On the 19th of November, 2017 in the morning hours, police received a call regarding a theft from a local restaurant. A vehicle description and driver was provided to police. The vehicle and occupant were located in the south end of town where he was arrested for the offence of theft under. A 26 year old male was released with a future court date.
Family Assistance Provided
Brockville Police were called to a Bartholomew Street residence yesterday morning to assist with a 27 year old single mother and her 4 year old child.
At approximately 10:30 a.m. yesterday morning a concerned neighbour contacted police when the 27 year old woman was banging on her door and very upset. At the time she had her young child with her and was concerned for both her and her child’s safety.
When police arrived, they were able to speak with woman and arrange for someone to come and look after her 4 year old child. The woman was then conveyed by police to the Brockville General Hospital for examination.
The Brockville Police Association is NOT telemarketing area residents.
Yesterday afternoon, Brockville Police received reports from area residents they were contacted by what appeared to be a Brockville phone number and advised by the caller they were calling on behalf of the Brockville Police Association. The caller was asking for large donations to educate children on bullying and drugs.
The Brockville Police Service and the Brockville Police Association are warning the public this is a fraudulent scam and are not currently participating in any such fund raising initiative. Please do not fall victim to this scam.
High Water Levels
As a result of the recent rain and cooler weather, water levels in area creeks and streams are again quite high and running fast.
The Brockville Police are reminding area residents to respect the water levels, and remind children of the dangers of playing near fast running water, especially as temperatures dip and shorelines become icy and slippery.
Salvation Army Kettle Drive
Today is the opening day of this year’s Salvation Army Christmas Kettle Drive. Members of the Brockville Police Service will be staffing the kettle at the Canadian Tire Store on Parkedale Ave from 10 a.m. this morning until 6:00 p.m. this evening.
Please come out and see us and if possible make a donation to the Kettle for this very worthwhile cause.
Officers were kept busy Wednesday with 34 calls for service during the 24 hour period including 25 calls during the day shift between 7pm and 7am. The calls included 3 domestic disturbances resulting in 6 criminal code charges, 3 Calls under the Mental Health Act resulting in persons being taken to the Brockville General Hospital, 2 thefts, 2 calls to assist other police agencies, and an arrest for an outstanding warrant.
Shortly after 9:30 a.m. yesterday morning, officers were called to a King Street East apartment building on a report of a domestic disturbance in one of the units. Neighbours could hear yelling, banging and swearing from the unit.
When officers arrived they were able to calm the situation. While investigating observed damage that had been done inside the apartment and also confirmed the 33 year old man who resided there was on probation. As a result he was arrested for mischief under $5000 and breaching his probation and given a future court date.
Brockville Police are looking to speak with an 18 year old Brockville man in relation to a domestic disturbance yesterday afternoon just outside of BCI.
At 2 p.m. yesterday afternoon officers were called to the office at Brockville Collegiate where staff had the female victim inside waiting to speak with officers and the doors to the school had been locked. Several staff members had observed the young woman outside the school in an argument with boyfriend. The woman attempted to flee by running inside the school when the man grabbed her in an attempt to continue the argument. BCI staff was able to get her inside the school, lock the doors and call police.
Just before 5 p.m. Brockville Police were called to a Brock Street residence for another domestic dispute. At that time, the female victim texted her father asking him to call police as her husband was smashing property inside the residence. When police arrived at the home the 38 year old man had fled the residence but was located a short time later and arrested by police for mischief. He is being held for a bail hearing later today.
A 39 year old Brockville area man was arrested late yesterday afternoon when officers spotted him walking along Park Street while he appeared to be under the influence of alcohol.
Police also confirmed the man who is known to them, to have an outstanding warrant for failing to appear in court on November 10th and as a result was placed under arrest for the warrant and conveyed to the Brockville Police station where he was held until sober and released with a future court date with an additional charge of fail to attend court.
Police are investigating several incidents of vehicle being entered overnight. Most of the incidents occurred in the center of the city. One contractor’s vehicle was entered while they were working at St. John Bosco Catholic School between the hours of 1700-1900. Several tools were taken at an estimated loss of $3000. All of the vehicle were left unlocked.
On the 12th of November, OPP dealt with a call of two suspicious males at the Tim Hortons in Prescott. They discovered one of them to be a 20 year old that had two warrants from Brockville for fail to attend prints and fail to attend court. The male was arrested and brought to Brockville Police Service where he was held for wash court as one of the two warrants were non-endorsed.
On the 12th of November, Brockville Police dealt with a 26 year old male believed to be under influence of crystal meth and brandishing a knife. The male was refusing to allow his sister-in-law to leave the north end apartment. Police attended and took the male into custody without incident. He has been charged with assault and weapons offences.
Break and Enter
In the early hours of the 13th of November, Police received a call from Hydro One security that two suspects were breaking into the Brockville Hydro One compound. Officers were dispatched and observed the suspects running to the North West corner of the compound with a bag. Both were dressed wearing all black; gloves, neck warmers over their face and toques with lights built into them Two 28 year old males of Ottawa were located, arrested and held for wash court. The investigation is still in progress.
On the 13th of November, Police executed a Warrant for Arrest on a 25 year old male when he was located at a south end residence during an inspection of the property. The male initially attempted to hide in the residence and was located shorty after Police were allowed access by the tenant. He was arrested without incident and held for bail.
On November 11, 2017, the Brockville Police Service executed a warrant to enter a residence in the South of the city to arrest a local, 29 year old male, on a previous arrest warrant and new allegations of domestic violence. Officers attended to the residence, made entry and arrested the male without incident. He was taken into custody and held for a bail hearing for the offences of three counts of assault (two domestic related), two counts of utter threats (one domestic related), mischief under $5,000.00 and two counts of breach probation.
On November 12, 2017 at approximately 3a.m., the Brockville Police Service received a call to attend to a business in the South of the city in regards to a disturbance involving two females. Officers attended and a local, 26 year old female was identified to be the cause of the disturbance due to intoxication levels. As officers began initiating the an arrest for public intoxication, the female began resisting. Control was gained and she was taken into custody to be held until sober. She was later released with a future court date for causing a disturbance by being drunk and resisting arrest.