August 12, 2020 – Stabbing

On August 12th, 2020 at 10:24 PM the Brockville Police Service responded to a call of a male suffering a stab wound on King Street East between Park and Bethune Streets.  Officers arrived on scene shortly after the call to discover the victim suffering from stab wounds.  One of the responding officers rushed the male to the Brockville General Hospital.  That 55 year old victim was then transported to Kingston General Hospital due to the nature of his injuries. 

Investigation has revealed that the victim was stabbed after a dispute with the accused that became physical.  The accused then approached the male, produced a weapon and stabbed the victim in the torso.  The male was able escape further attack and police were contacted.

A 30 year old female was arrested at the scene.  Chelsea Fraser has been charged with 1) Aggravated assault 2) Failing to comply with a release order and 3) Failing to comply with probation.

The victim remains in hospital at the time of this report.

Witnesses are asked to call the Brockville Police Service at 613-342-0127 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).

Missing Person – Brent Boyd, 54 years of age

 

The Brockville Police Service is currently looking to locate and check on the well-being of Brent Boyd 54 years of age.  Brent was reported missing to police on the 12th of August 2020.  The complainant had not seen the male since the 19th of July.  The service has had several tips that he has been spotted in the community, but no direct contact has been made with the male by police.  He is described as male, white, 5’5 and 130 lbs.

Joint Forces – BPS, OPP and OPP Biker Enforcement Unit

On the 11th August 2020 the Brockville Police in a joint forces effort with the OPP and the Provincial Biker Enforcement Unit (BEU) successfully arrested and charged several individuals with various weapons and drug offences.  The joint forces operation led to the arrest of two Brockville residents, Eric St. Louis and Katrina Belisle.  St. Louis has been identified as a member of the Vagos motorcycle club.  The accused parties were arrested on Jefferson Drive just before 2:00 PM.  The investigation revealed that the accused had been using a residence on Amy Street and a hotel on Jefferson Drive to sell illicit drugs. 

A third male was arrested by officers when they conducted the take down.  The male, Richard Firth, was known to the officers and was breaching a bail condition by being out of his residence. 

Search warrants were executed at the Amy St. residence and the hotel room on Jefferson. 

Recovered from the searches:

  • Large quantity of cocaine, street value $8250
  • Large quantity of crystal methamphetamine, street value $5950
  • Crack cocaine, street value $620
  • Psilocybin (magic mushrooms), street value $86
  • Hydro morphine pills, street value $2750
  • Large quantity of Canadian currency
  • Debt lists
  • Cell phones
  • 2 replica long guns
  • Homemade weapon with razors inserted
  • Prohibited knife
  • Packaging materials
  • Scales
  • Safe

Total street value of drugs seized was, $17,656, not including thousands in currency.

Eric St. Louis 31 of Brockville is charged with possession of a prohibited weapon, contrary to a prohibition order times 2, contrary to 117.01(1) CCC. 

Katrina Belisle 41 of Brockville and St. Louis are jointly charged with:

  • possession for the purpose of trafficking cocaine (schedule I), 5(2) CDSA
  • possession for the purpose of trafficking crack (schedule I), 5(2) CDSA
  • possession for the purpose of trafficking crystal methamphetamine (schedule I), 5(2) CDSA
  • possession for the purpose of trafficking hydro morphine (schedule I), 5(2) CDSA
  • possession for the purpose of trafficking psilocybin (schedule III), 5(2) CDSA
  • prohibited weapon, unauthorized possession, 91(2) CCC

All have been held in custody.

August 10 – 12, 2020 News Release

Suspicious Person

On August 10th, 2020 at 8:40 AM the Brockville Police Service responded to a complaint of a suspicious person on Central Avenue.  A 26 year old female had attend a residence on Central Avenue and attempted to light her clothes on fire.  She was confronted by the home owner and police were contacted. The female was arrested and charged with arson.

Mischief

On August 10th at 10:30 a 38 year old male of no fixed address attended the Brockville Police Service and used a knife to damage a police cruiser.  The male was arrested at the station, charged with mischief and held in custody for a bail hearing.

Domestic Assault

On the 11th of August, 2020, at 1:30 AM police attended a residence in the city’s south end for multiple 911 calls of a domestic dispute.  As a result of the investigation a 36 year old male was arrested for assault and assault with a weapon.  The male was held in custody for a bail hearing.

Assault

A 12 year old and a 17 year old have been charged with assault after police were called to a disturbance at Centeen Park shortly after 7:00 PM yesterday.  The two had assaulted another 15 year old male at the park.  Both youth were released to their parents with a future court date.

August 8 – 10, 2020 News Release

Busy weekend for the officers overall.  135 calls for service from Friday morning until this morning.  The dealt with 4 apprehensions under the mental health act on Sunday.

Stolen Vehicle

On August 6th the Brockville Police Service received a complaint about a vehicle that had been taken without the consent of the owner.  The vehicle was taken from a residence on Wall St.  The owner noticed the vehicle was missing on the morning of the 6th.  The complainant suspected that it was a 33 year old male that had taken the vehicle.  The male was a friend of the complainant, but did not have permission to take the vehicle.  When the male returned on the 7th of August with the vehicle, police were contacted.  He was charged for taking the vehicle without consent and will appear in court at a later date.

Breach of Probation

A 37 year old female was arrested on the 8th of August at 2:33 AM for a probation breach.  The accused had been involved in a disturbance at The Score on King St. West on the 4th of August.  Shortly after dealing with the female at the disturbance the officer received information that she had just entered into a probation order with a condition not to attend that location.  She was arrested on the 8th when an officer observed her on routine patrol.  She will appear in court at a later date to answer to the breach.

Disturb the Peace

A 30 year old female was arrested and charged under the city by-law for fighting on the 9th of August at 12:30 AM.  The female was asked to leave a downtown establishment for being intoxicated and causing a disturbance.  Police were then called as she attempted to fight multiple people at King St. and Broad St.  She was arrested by officers on their arrival and charged under the city by-law.

Public Intoxication

While officers were stopped on Ormond Street on the 9th of August at 1:10 AM they overheard a commotion at a residence.  They discovered that an intoxicated 56 year old male had let himself into a residence and was confronted by the owner.  The male was arrested by police and held in custody until sober.  He was charged under the Liquor Licence Act for being intoxicated in a public place.

Breach of Probation

On August 9th at 3:25 AM a 46 year old male was arrested for breaching his probation.  The male was located on William Street and is known to the officers that dealt with him.  The male was on a probation order with a condition not to be out of his residence from 10:00 PM to 6:00 AM.  The male attempted to evade officers, but was located a short distance away.  A search incident to arrest led to the discovery of a small amount of methamphetamine.  He was held in custody for a bail hearing being charged with breach of probation and possession of a controlled substance.

August 5 – 6, 2020 News Release

Disturbance

Brockville Police arrested a 25 year old man early yesterday morning after being contacted by a homeowner who was having issues with a guest who was causing a disturbance and began threatening other parties in residence. When officers arrived they found the male was also found to be breaching conditions of a previous release, and as a result he was arrested and charged with Uttering Threats, Failing to Comply with his Probation Order and Failing to Comply with his Undertaking.

Theft

A 23 year old Brockville man has been arrested again after 3 incidents with him in the past 2 days. On Wednesday Police were contacted after a woman found her vehicle had been rummaged through overnight where her debit card was taken and later used at a south end business. In the early afternoon yesterday the male attempted to break into a coin laundry machine and later in the day this same man was observed taking tools from a parked vehicle. The male was located and arrested a short time later; video from the first two incident confirmed that it was the same male responsible for each of the incidents. He has been charged with Mischief Under $5000, Unauthorized use of a Credit Card, Theft Under $5000, Possession of Property Obtained by Crime and 3 counts of Failing to Comply with his Probation Order. He has been held in custody pending a bail hearing.

August 4 – 5, 2020 News Release

Impaired Driver

A 46 year old Brockville man was charged with driving while impaired yesterday evening after concerned citizens contacted police about his erratic driving. Brockville Police were alerted about the man’s driving just before 9 pm and were able to locate and stop the vehicle on Stewart Boulevard. The male provided breath samples over 4 times the legal limit and was later released when sober with a future court date.

Breach Probation

A Brockville man was arrested by police for breaching the conditions of his Probation Order early this morning. The man was located shortly after 2 am in the south end of the city outside of his north end residence while on his Probation imposed curfew conditions which require him to be within his residence between 10 pm and 6 am. The male was transported to his residence and released with a future court date.

July 29 – 31, 2020 News Release

Theft

The Brockville Police Service is seeking the assistance of the public in recovering a “stand up paddle board”.  The paddle board was taken from the Brockville Dive Shop on Water Street sometime overnight of the 29th of July. 

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Brockville Police Service at 613-342-0127 or call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).

Theft

A 48 year old male has been charged with theft and possession of a controlled substance.  Police were called to the Real Canadian Superstore for a disturbance at 3:30 PM on the 30th of July.  The investigation led to a charge of theft for the male and a subsequent search led to the discovery of methamphetamines.  He was released with a future court date.

Long Weekend

I hope everyone has a safe and happy long weekend.  We will have extra staff on duty conducting enforcement this weekend. 

July 29 – 30, 2020 News Release

Warrants

On July 29th at 7:41 AM a 46 year old female was arrested for an outstanding warrant from the OPP.  Officers were called to a suspicious female on Central Ave. West.  The officers located the female and discovered she had a warrant for her arrest.  She was arrested and turned over to the OPP.

Theft

A 28 year old male is facing a charge of being in possession of property obtained by crime.  The male was in possession of a stolen iPad.  The iPad was taken on the 29th of July out of the victim’s car.  The victim contacted police advising that he was contacted by the suspect asking for the “Apple ID” in order to reset the iPad.  The male arranged to meet the suspect and contacted police.  Officers located the male around 10:30 AM and arrested him for being in possession of the iPad.  He was charged and released with a future court date.

Warrants

A 32 year old male and a 36 year old male were arrested yesterday around 11:30 AM.  Both subjects had warrants out for their arrests. The 32 year old was arrested on an OPP warrant and the 36 year old was arrested on a Brockville warrant for failing to attend court.  The 32 year old was turned over to the OPP and the 36 year old was held in custody for a bail hearing.

Public Intoxication

 A 52 year old male was arrested for being intoxicated in a public place.  Officers were called to Pearl Street and John St. around 7:00 PM for reports of a male staggering and throwing beer cans.  The male was located and arrested for being intoxicated in a public place.  He was held in custody and released when sober.

 

July 27 – 29, 2020 News Release

Mental Health Apprehensions

Officers have been kept busy with several apprehensions under the Mental Health Act over the past two days.

On July 27th at 3:42 PM officers dealt with a 51 year old male that was expressing thoughts of self-harm.  The male was located in a north end hotel.  He was apprehended under the Mental Health Act and brought to the Brockville General Hospital.

On July 27th at 7:00 PM officers were made aware of a 44 year old male that had been observed sitting on a sidewalk for several hours.  The caller was concerned for the male’s well-being and contacted police.  When officers spoke with the male he indicated suicidal ideation.  He was apprehended under the Mental Health Act and transported to the Brockville General Hospital.

On July 28th at 3:30 PM officers were dispatched to Pearl Street by the Rexall Pharmacy for a male acting suspiciously. A 20 year old male was located and apprehended under the Mental Health Act.  He was transported to Brockville General Hospital for an assessment.

Four other calls dealing with people in distress were also dealt with by officers in a 48 hour period that did not result in an apprehension.

Mischief

On July 27th at 7:50 PM officers responded to a mischief complaint on Broadway Avenue.  The suspect had damaged a vehicle belonging to the complainant.  A 61 year old male was identified as a suspect in the incident.  He was located on the 28th and arrested.  As this male was already on charges for similar incidents he was held in custody for a bail hearing.

Theft

On July 28th at 2:00 PM a 31 year old male was observed committing a theft from an unlocked vehicle at the Super Store on Parkedale Avenue.  When the male was confronted he fled on foot.  Officers tracked the suspect down a short distance away.  He was arrested for the theft and arrested.  The male also had an outstanding warrant for his arrest.  He was released from custody with a future court date.

Bail Violations

A 33 year old female was arrested on July 28th shortly before 2 PM for a bail violation.  She had failed to report as required by her release documents.  The accused was located walking on California Avenue by officers on routine patrol.  She was arrested without incident and held in custody for a bail hearing.