Firearm and Weapons Possession
On January 11, 2022 at about 9:30PM, an officer from the Brockville Police Service investigated a suspicious vehicle in the area of the Via Rail station on Perth St. The solo occupant of the vehicle was a 50-year-old male who was found to be wanted on an unendorsed warrant, conditional sentence order and was prohibited from possessing weapons. The male was then arrested and upon searching him, officers found a Derringer style Smith and Wesson revolver hand gun. The gun was tucked in his waistband and loaded with a single .22 caliber round. The search continued and officers also found a set of brass knuckles and a switchblade knife. Additionally, almost 90g grams of crystal meth was concealed in his coat. The male was held in custody for a bail hearing for multiple offences including possession of a firearm or ammunition contrary to prohibition x 3, possession of a weapon for dangerous purpose x 2; possession of prohibited or restricted firearm; carry concealed weapon; knowledge of unauthorized possession of firearm; carry firearm, weapon, prohibited device or ammunition in a careless manner, possession of loaded restricted firearm and possession of crystal meth for the purpose of trafficking.
On January 10, 2022 at about 4:00PM, officers from the Brockville Police Service attended to Canadian Tire on Parkedale Ave. in response to a complaint of a shoplifter. It was reported that a male had entered the store and filled a cart with merchandise. The male suspect exited the store making no attempt to pay for the items. As police were notified quickly, officers were able to arrive on scene soon enough to make contact with the male before he was gone. When the officers approached, the male decided to run and officers pursued on foot. Shortly after the male was arrested for the theft. The male suspect was not cooperative with his identification at first but, with further investigation, it was revealed that he was a 55-year-old male. The stolen merchandise was recovered and totaled an approximate value of $2,800.00. When he was searched upon the arrest, officers located 1.8g of cocaine in his possession. The suspect was held for a bail hearing for the offences of theft under $5,000.00, obstruct peace officer and possession of cocaine.
On January 10, 2022 at about 10:00PM, the Brockville Police Service responded to a complaint of a domestic dispute in the area of Brock St. There, officers located a 31-year-old female who was known to be wanted. No criminal offence was reported regarding the dispute however, the female was arrested on the outstanding warrant. The warrant was in regards to a charge for failing to comply with her release order bail conditions. She was held in custody for a bail hearing.