Domestic Disturbance

On July 16th, Brockville Police attended a domestic in the south/west section of the city.

24 yr.old male in a heated argument with his common law partner. As a result of investigating the complaint, the male party was arrested and charged with Mischief under $5000.00.

Released later in the day on conditions with a future court date.

Suspicious Person

A 24 year old Brockville resident was arrested overnight for Mischief, Forcible Entry, Assaulting a Police Officer, and Possession of a Controlled Substance in relation to an incident at Butlers Crescent. Shortly after 2 a.m. Brockville Police responded to a complaint from a resident in the area that a young intoxicated male was at her door attempting to gain entry by kicking her door in. Police responded and located the accused a short distance away and arrested the male and brought him into custody.

The door of the residence sustained moderate damage, and the resident of the house was not injured.

Police are continuing the investigation at this time.

Warnings to Retail Business owners in the Brockville Area

The Brockville Police Service is starting to receive several complaints again this summer of groups of individual using counterfeit credit cards to purchase large quantities of gift cards at local retail outlets. The scammer attends to businesses who sell gift cards and using fraudulent or stolen credit cards purchase retail and VISA / MasterCard prepaid cards. The transactions often take place on the weekends before the next retail business day on Monday when the store owner learns the card is fraudulent, and the scammer has made off with the gift cards.

Business owners are urged to take the following precautions:

i) Verify the authenticity of the card before completing the transactions.

ii) Notify your supervisor where possible of the transaction.

iii) Ask for Identification from the customer to verify they are the owner of the credit card.

Door

Brockville Police are receiving reports from numerous sources of energy sales persons driving a van throughout the city and going door to door. The sales tactics are often aggressive, and the sales person often asks to look at the home owner

Impaired Driver

Brockville Police dispatched to report of a possible Impaired Driver in the area of the Superstore on Parkedale Ave. Local male, 41 yrs. of age charged w’ Operate Motor Vehicle while Impaired by a Drug.

Theft

Brockville Police investigating a male party in possession of items reported missing in a lost wallet from early June. Local male, 19 yrs. of age charged w’ Theft Under and Unauthorized Use of Credit Card.

Released with future court date.

Theft from Boats

Wednesday Morning, Police took complaints from four boat owners at the Brockville Yacht Club. Theft of items from each boat. Investigation is continuing.

Domestic Disturbance

On July 4th, Brockville Police responded to a domestic type situation in the center of town.

A local male kicked in the rear door of his ex girlfriend’s apartment and confronted her within the residence. The male who had been drinking at the time, assaulted the female and broke her cell phone. He was arrested at the scene. The 28 yr. old male was charged with, Break and Enter, Assault, Mischief and two counts of Breaching his Probation. He was held for bail court.

Thefts from Boats

The Brockville Police Service has been taking complaints over the last few months relating to contents of boats at the Brockville Yacht Club. Items taken are typically small in nature and most include removing any alcohol on board. The public is reminded not to leave alcohol on their vessels as it presents an easy target.

Police believe teens are most likely responsible for the thefts.

If you see activity around our marine areas that seems out of place, please contact the Brockville Police.

Stolen Vehicle

The Brockville Police are investigating the report of a stolen vehicle. The vehicle was parked in the lot at the Winners store on Parkedale Ave. at approx. 4:50 p.m yesterday.

It is described as a 2003 Silver / Blue Mazda Prot