May 2 – 3, 2018 Incidents

Breach of Conditions

A 49 year old male was arrested for breaching his conditional sentence order yesterday. Police were called to reports of an intoxicated male on Pearl St at 1:30 pm. The male was located on the sidewalk and found to be in breach of one of his conditions. He was arrested without incident and held for a bail hearing.

 

Overdose/weapons 

Officers responded to a call of an overdose on Pearl St. last night at 9:45 pm. That male was treated on by paramedics and transported to Brockville General Hospital. The officers discovered that the residence had been occupied various squatters. While dealing with the overdose officers discovered several rounds of ammunition, gun powder (used for reloading), a firearm, an air pistol, a stun gun, pepper spray and an unknown military ordinance.

The OPP explosive unit was called in to deal with the ordinance.

Two squatters were arrested and charged with various weapon offences and possession of a controlled substance.

May 1 – 2, 2018 Incidents

Warrants

A 34 year old male was arrested for an incident that occurred early in March. Police had been called to a downtown apartment building as this male had assaulted the occupants using what is commonly known as bear spray. The accused fled the area at the time, but was identified by witnesses.

On the 1st of May he turned himself in to police and now faces charges of assault with a weapon and administering a noxious substance.

April 30 – May 1, 2018 Incidents

Public Intoxication

A 57 year old male was arrested for public intoxication at 18:42 hours yesterday. Due to his intoxicated state the male attracted attention of residents in the downtown area, who contacted police. He was arrested a short time after and lodged in the cells until sober.

 

Theft

A 26 year old male was arrested for theft from the LCBO on Parkedale Ave. yesterday. Store employees observed the male remove two bottles of alcohol from the store and leave the area in a taxi cab. The officers were able to locate the cab a short distance away and arrested the male for the theft.

 

Scam in the area

We have received information of a scam that may be in our jurisdiction. The suspects work in a team and prey on unsuspecting shoppers. The suspects watch as the shopper keys in their PIN code during a transaction. They then follow the victim to the parking lot where they are distracted by other suspects by asking for directions or general conversation. While the victim is distracted one of the suspects removes the debit or credit cards from them.

Please be vigilant, report any suspicious activity and protect your PIN.

April 28 – 29, 2018 Incidents

Domestic Violence

On the 28th of April, 2018 the Brockville Police Service attended to an address in the Central area of the City to check on the well-being of a female victim of previous domestic violence. The accused person was still at large from the previous incident. There was information given to police concerning her safety. Officers attended and located the wanted 33 year old male, local to Brockville. He was arrested for the previous assault and forcible confinement and held for a bail hearing.

 

Bail Violation

On the 28th of April, 2018 the Brockville Police Service responded to a call at a downtown restaurant in relation to a female not paying her bill and attempting to leave. Officers responded and located the female inside. She was a 28 year old female from the Greater Toronto Area. It was found that she was out on bail and bound by a condition to abstain from the consumption of alcohol for pervious serious offences. She was arrested and held for a bail hearing.

 

Fraudulent Activity

The Brockville Police Service would like to remind everyone that it is important to protect yourself from fraudulent activity. Frauds involving on-line dating scams, rental scams, fraudulent use of bank cards, credit cards and depositing of misplaced or stolen cheques are frequently and consistently reported to police. While many of these are low in value and might not be thought of for major headline news, these incidents are on the rise. Not all, but many of these incidents can easily be prevented by you. We ask the public to please be diligent in protecting your private information while online, your blank cheques and financial institution cards PIN numbers at all times.

April 26 – 27, 2018 Incidents

Break and Enters

There has been an increase in daytime break and enters to unlocked garages and sheds. Please keep these locked and call police if you notice any suspicious activity or persons in your neighbourhoods.

 

Disturbance

At 7:30 pm last night police were called to a disturbance on Parkedale Ave. in front of the Canadian Tire Store. A group of youth had engaged in an altercation that interfered with traffic. 4 of the youth involved have been dealt with through a diversionary program.

April 25 – 26, 2018 Incidents

Theft

Our service reported earlier this week about an individual who was arrested twice in the same day for three separate theft occurrences. Well, he was arrested again yesterday for yet another theft.

The 36 year old male was arrested for shoplifting after he was observed by a loss prevention officer at a north end store. The male ran from the store only to be located by police hiding in a washroom at a local restaurant. He has been held in custody for a bail hearing.

 

Bail violations

A 29 year old male was arrested for breaching his house arrest conditions. The male was located as a passenger of a vehicle that officers had stopped for another investigation. The arresting officer recognized the male and arrested him for the breach. He has been held in custody for a bail hearing.

 

Warrants

Police located a 39 year old female that had a warrant for her arrest for failing to appear for court. She was arrested without incident and given another court date.

April 24 – 25, 2018 Incidents

Assault

A 22 year old female was arrested for assault. The incident happened outside of the 1000 Islands Mall. Police were called in response to a disturbance. As a result of the investigation the female was charged.

 

Disturbance

Brockville’s Emergency Response Team and negotiator were called in to assist with a non-criminal matter on King St. at 9:00 pm last night. The incident was concluded peacefully and without injuries. Due to the nature of the call being non-criminal no further details will be released.

Experienced 911 Communicator / Dispatcher Required

The Brockville Police Service is seeking a full time Experienced 911 Communicator / Dispatcher.  If you are interested in applying for this position please submit a cover letter and resume to Deputy Chief Mark Noonan prior to 4:00 pm on May 11th, 2018. 

Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.  Please refer to the attached job description for details relating to this position. 

Scott Fraser
Chief of Police

911 Communicator / Dispatcher Job Description

 

April 23 – 24, 2018 Incidents

Theft

A 20 year old male was arrested yesterday for shoplifting from a north end store. He was charged and released with a future court date.

 

Motorcycle Recovered

The 2017 Beta dirt bike reported stolen yesterday was recovered by police in Cornwall. They did make an arrest in connection with the case.

 

Motor Vehicle Collisions

Despite the nice weather, the Brockville Police Service investigated 5 motor vehicle collisions yesterday. There were not any serious injuries were reported.

April 21 – 22, 2018 Incidents

Theft

A 36 year old male was arrested Friday in relation to a $2100 theft at a local drug store. The theft which occurred on Wednesday the 18th of April was captured on the store’s security system. That footage was provided to police that led to the arrest of the male. He was released with a future court date to answer to that charge.

After releasing the male, police were made aware of 2 further theft incidents from north end stores. The male was located and was arrested for the second time that day.

The male is now facing 5 counts of breaching a probation order, 3 counts of theft under $5000 and possession of a controlled substance.