Assault With a Weapon

Brockville Police were called to a north end apartment building on February 1, 2014 at 3:52 pm to investigate an assault complaint. It was determined that there was a male and female subject in the apartment along with two witnesses. They had all been drinking over an extended period of time. The male suspect had made some unwanted sexual advances towards the female. He became enraged and assaulted her by punching and kicking. The male suspect then went to a bedroom. The female followed and began striking him in the face with a broken breakfast bowl. Police arrested both subjects. The 41 year old Brockville woman has been charged with assault with a weapon and breach of bail conditions stemming from previous charges. The 61 year old Brockville man has been charged with assault, breach of bail conditions and breach of probation.

Mischief

On January 30, 2014 at 6:47 pm Brockville Police responded to a family dispute complaint at a MacOdrum Drive residence. Police learned that a male suspect had left the scene prior to their arrival. It was alleged that he was intoxicated and had smashed a DVD player belonging to a resident of the home. At that point the suspect was wanted by police for mischief and breach of bail conditions in relation to previous criminal charges. At 8:10 pm police were called back to the home. This time the suspect was present on their arrival. Upon his return the suspect continued his rampage causing damage to pictures and walls. Police arrested the 20 year old Brockville man. He is charged with 2 counts of mischief and 4 counts of breaching his bail conditions. He will appear in bail court on Friday January 31, 2014.

Theft

Brockville Police are investigating a theft that took place at the Brockville Shopping Centre on January 29, 2014. About mid-afternoon an unknown suspect entered the laundry mat and stole clothing from the dryers. The clothing is valued at approximately $500.00. Anyone with information regarding this theft is encouraged to contact the Brockville Police.

Warrant

As the result of a complaint Brockville police attended a disturbance on January 29, 2014 at 6:05 pm. It turns out that two Central Avenue neighbours were having a dispute which was resolved quickly. During the investigation it was revealed that one of the subjects had a warrant for his arrest with the Smiths Falls Police. Members of that service attended Brockville to deal with 23 year old Brockville man.

Motor Vehicle Collisions

Brockville Police investigated ten motor vehicle collisions on January 29, 2014. The bad weather may have been a factor in the unusually high number of accidents. There were no serious injuries

Mischief

Brockville Police responded to a disturbance at 8:39 am on January 27, 2014. Upon police arrival they discovered that the Perth Street home had been trashed by a female occupant. She was arrested by police and escorted to the Brockville Police headquarters. The 47 year old Brockville woman was later released and charged with mischief under $5000.00

Canadian Police Focus on Young Women Coerced Into Sex Trade

Last week, police services across Canada participated in a two-day blitz focusing on the growing concern that young women are being forced to participate in the sex trade.

Operation Northern Spotlight involved 26 police services on January 22 and 23, 2014 and was centered around hotels and motels on major thoroughfares in over 30 cities and towns across the country. Over 330 young women, some as young as 15 years of age, were interviewed. Police found some were being forced to perform sexual acts, multiple times a day, for paying male customers.

Although the Criminal Code section refers to this activity as

Michief

Brockville Police are investigating several incidents of houses being egged over the past weekend. On January 24, 2014 a Bartholomew Street resident was awaked by a loud smashing noise. Upon checking her residence she found the front door glass had been shattered by an egg. Police were notified. A neighbour did see 4 youths leaving the area towards King Street East. At about the same time a Karolina Street house was also hit by eggs, this time there was no damage or witnesses. The next night about 10:00 pm a Salisbury Avenue home was egged, again with no damage.

Motor Vehicle Collision

On January 23, 2014 at 9:30 am the Brockville Police K9 vehicle was southbound on Perth Street at Havelock Street. At the same time another vehicle was eastbound on Havelock Street, failed to stop at the stop sign and collided with the passenger side of the K9 vehicle. There was extensive damage to both vehicles requiring them to be towed. Two officers and the male driver of the other vehicle sustained non- life threatening injuries. Police dog, Chase is fine. A 37 year old Brockville man has been charged with a stop sign offence.