September 16, 2019 News Release

Arrest:

On the 27th of August, 2019 at approximately 11:15 p.m. members of the Brockville Police Service responded to a stabbing that occurred in the area of John Street and Pearl Street West in the City of Brockville. As a result of the incident, a male was taken to hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

On the 16th of September 2019 officers arrested a Timothy Ryan Smith, 36 years, in relation to that incident.  Smith has been held in custody pending a bail hearing charged with multiple criminal code offences including aggravated assault and assault with a weapon.

September 11, 2019 News Release

Theft:

On August 17th the Brockville Police Service received a complaint of a lost wallet.  The complainant advised that his credit card had been used multiple times.  Officers identified a suspect through CCTV footage. On the 9th of September that 56 year old male was arrested and charged with using a stolen credit card, possession of property obtained by crime and breach of probation.

 

Warrant:

At 4:50 p.m. on September 9th, 2019 a 35 year old male was located on King Street by officers on routine patrol. The male, who was on probation, had had a warrant issued for his arrest by his probation officer for failing to comply with a condition.  The male was arrested without incident and held in custody for a bail hearing.

 

Warrant:

On the 30th of August 2019 a bench warrant was issued for a 19 year old female when she failed to attend for her court appearance.  That female was observed riding a bicycle on Parkedale Ave. without lights on the 10th of September at 12:30 a.m.  She was stopped for the offence of not having a light on her bike. Officers obtained her identity and learned that there was the warrant for her arrest.  She was arrested on the strength of the warrant.  She was later released with a future court date.

 

Suspicious Person:

At 2:30 a.m. on the 10th of September 2019 officers were waved down by a concerned citizen reporting that a male was acting strangely around a vehicle on John St.  The officers approached the 28 year old male and learned that he had a warrant for his arrest from Kingston.  He was arrested without incident and returned to the Kingston Police Service.

 

Suspicious Person/Possess Stolen Property:

 

At 2:45 p.m. on September 10th, 2019 officer were called to the rear of a store on Parkedale Ave.  The caller stated that there were three males on the property.  Officers attend and located the males.  A 45 year old male was identified and officers discovered that he had a warrant for his arrest for failing to attend court.  He was arrested and a search incident to arrest led to the discovery of stolen credit cards.  He was later released with a future court date being charged with possession of property obtained by crime and failing to attend court.

September 9, 2019 News Release

Bail Violations:

On the 9th of September 2019 at 1:30 a.m. police the Brockville Police Service responded to a disturbance at a King St. West. apartment building.  When officers arrived they discovered a 43 year old male in the area in breach of a court ordered condition.  The male was on a recognizance of bail with the condition not to be within 50 meters of that area.  He was arrested and held in custody for a bail hearing. It is believed he was the source of the disturbance.

 

Impaired:

At 4:20 p.m. on the 8th of September 2019 a 52 year old male drove to the Brockville Police Service to register a bicycle.  The officer dealing with the male detected an odour of an alcoholic beverage on the male’s breath.  The male then failed a roadside screening device for having alcohol in his system.  The male was arrested and provided samples of his breath for analysis.  The male had twice the legal limit of alcohol in his blood.  He has had his vehicle impounded for 7 days; his driver’s licence suspended for 90 days and has been charged with impaired operation of a motor vehicle and drive with more than 80 milligrams of alcohol in his blood.

 

September 6, 2019 News Release

Traffic:

On the 5th of September 2019 at 9:35 a.m. officers stopped a vehicle for speeding. The 51 year old driver was on conditions not to operate a vehicle without an ignition interlock system. This system is required in certain circumstances upon conviction of an impaired driving offence.  He was charged with speeding and driving without an interlock device.  His vehicle was impounded for 45 days.

 

RIDE Program:

A RIDE program was conducted by officers from the Brockville Police last night.  As a result of that program officers laid 2 charges under the liquor licence for having open alcohol in a motor vehicle and one 3 day suspension for a 67 year old male that registered a “warn” on a roadside screening device.

 

Almost got away with it:

On the 23rd of August 2019 officers were conducting a RIDE program.  A vehicle came through that program and a passenger was found to have an open bottle of alcohol in that vehicle.  The male identified himself with a driver’s licence and he was charged accordingly.  

On the 5th of September 2019 at 1:50 a.m. officers dealt with that male at a traffic stop.  The officer that had dealt with him on the 23rd of August realized that the male had falsely identified himself at that RIDE program.  This time his true identity was revealed.  A 33 year old male has now been arrested and charged with personation, obstruct police, breach of probation, having 2 driver’s licenses, possession of an open container of alcohol in a motor vehicle, driving while prohibited, possession of  a controlled substance and possession of  a prohibited weapon (butterfly knife).

September 5, 2019 News Release

Scam:

The Brockville Police Service has received reports of a yet another telephone scam.  The “send money” scam has been around for some time, but has taken on a new script.  A call is made by the suspect to the victim.  The caller indicates that they are with a law firm and a loved one has committed a criminal offence.  The fraudsters then request money from the victim so that they can be bailed out of jail or for lawyer fees. 

 

Traffic Safety:

To coincide with the start of a new school year officers conducted some traffic enforcement at community safety zones.  In all 2 Highway Traffic Act charges were laid for various offences and 5 warnings issued.  None of the infractions involved school buses.

September 1 – 4, 2019 Incidents

Domestic Assault:

A 42 year old male is facing charges of assault after police were called to an address in the center of the city.  The female complainant called 911 to report the incident.  The male had assaulted the complainant after a heated argument. He was arrested without incident and held in custody pending a bail hearing.

 

Bail Violation/traffic stop:

On the 1st of September 2019 at 5:00 p.m. a Quebec plated vehicle was stopped on North Augusta Road for speeding.  The officer detected an odour of an alcoholic beverage on the 22 year old driver’s breath.  It was discovered that he was on bail conditions to not consume any alcohol.  A roadside screening device was used on the driver to determine that level of alcohol in his system.  Although his alcohol level was not enough to warrant a driver’s licence suspension it was enough to charge him with breaching his bail condition.  He was also charged with speeding.  He was released at the scene with a future court date.

 

August 26 – 27, 2019 Incidents

Weapons:

On August 27th, 2019 around 1:30 p.m., officers were dispatched to a north end residence to check on the wellbeing of a female.  Officers attended the address and realized that the male in the residence was on court ordered conditions not to be around the female.  The male refused to open the door to officers. Fearing for the safety of the female, officers made entry to the apartment and were met by a male armed with a golf club and a large kitchen knife.  Officers successfully deployed a conducted energy weapon on the male.  The 31 year old male was taken into custody and will be appearing for a bail hearing today. He has been charged with assault police. The female was not in the apartment, but was located after the incident. 

Motor Vehicle Collision:

On the 27th of August 2019 at 10:36 p.m. police along with paramedics responded to “child struck” motor vehicle collision at the 1 Magedoma Blvd, the Memorial Centre Parking lot.  It was reported that a 7 year old boy was clipped by a SUV.  The child was transported to Brockville General Hospital for minor injuries. 

Hockey rinks and ball diamonds are busy spots this time of year; please use caution and reduce your speed. 

Stabbing:

On the 27th of August, 2019 at approximately 11:15 p.m. members of the Brockville Police Service responded to a stabbing that occurred in the area of John Street and Pearl Street West in the City of Brockville. As a result of the incident, a male was taken to hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

Police are looking to speak with anyone who may have been in the area around the time of the incident, or who feel they have information relevant to the investigation. Members of the public are asked to contact the Brockville Police Service at 613-342-0127. Information can also be submitted anonymously by contacting Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or online at www.tipsubmit.com/start.htm 

Counterfeit:

On the 3rd of August 2019 at 8:50 p.m. an unknown suspect entered the Tim Horton’s on Jefferson Dr. and used a counterfeit $100.  We are asking the public’s assistance in identifying the male.  Members of the public are asked to contact the Brockville Police Service at 613-342-0127. Information can also be submitted anonymously by contacting Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or online at www. tipsubmit.com/start.htm 

August 26 – 27, 2019 Incidents

Trespasser:

On the 26th of August, 2019 shortly after noon in the south end of town, police received numerous complaints regarding a 49 year old male trespassing at his residence. He is unwelcome and the complainant was requesting police remove him.  The male had left prior to police arrival, however was located a short distance away and served with a future court date for trespassing.

Domestic:

On the 26th of August, 2019 shortly after 11pm police received a call regarding a domestic occurring in a moving vehicle in the north end of town. The 60 year old male driver was observed at several times grabbing the 56 year old female passenger, and her yelling which alerted citizens to contact the police. The vehicle was intercepted by police where the driver was arrested for assault. He was released with a future court date. The female passenger was not injured in the incident.

 

Student Employment Opportunity – YIPI After School Program

Student Employment Opportunity (Fall/Winter 2019/2020)
Youth in Policing Initiative (YIPI) After School Program

Program purpose and objectives:

  • Strengthen the relationship between youth, community and police
  • Enable young people to acquire an understanding of some aspects of policing and encourage them to consider a career in policing
  • Develop and promote community service with program participants
  • To establish mentors and role models beyond the program
  • Create work experience and assist in the development of job readiness skills
  • Build confidence in youth

Eligibility

  • Applicants must reside in the City of Brockville or attend a Brockville school
  • Must be between 15 and 18 years of age
  • Must not have been convicted of a criminal offence for which a pardon has not been granted, and must not have any charges before the courts
  • Must be a Canadian citizen or permanent resident
  • Must be able to work evenings (after school) and weekends

How to Apply

Please Email, or drop off in person, a résumé and cover letter outlining your interest in the program. 

Application deadline is:  Friday September 6, 2019 at 4:00 p.m.

Résumé and cover letter can be delivered to:

Brockville Police Service – Youth in Policing Initiative
c/o Community Safety Office
2269 Parkedale Avenue
Brockville, ON
K6V 3G9

-or-

Email    gfrancis@brockvillepolice.com

Please note that only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.  Thank you for your interest in this opportunity with the Brockville Police Service.