Perth Street Hit and Run
Brockville Police are seeking the public’s assistance with regards to a hit and run collision which took place Friday afternoon at approximately 2:45 on Perth Street near Central Avenue. Officers were called to that location for a collision involving a Pontiac Montana van being rear ended by a dark grey possibly Chevrolet SUV travelling south bound. Before officers could arrive the suspect vehicle fled the scene south on Perth Street. Anyone with information is asked to contact the investigating officer Cst. Keith Grace at 613-342-0127 ext. 6091 or call Crimestoppers at 1-800-222-8477.
Impaired Driving/ Drive with over 80mgs
A 29 year old Smiths Falls man is facing impaired driving and driving while disqualified charges after traffic stop Friday afternoon. At 4:40 pm officers stopped a brown Buick on Victoria Avenue in Brockville for a traffic violation. While speaking with the driver, they noticed an odour of alcohol from his breath and arrested the driver for impaired driving. They further learned the driver of the vehicle had a lifetime driving prohibition from previous convictions. He was conveyed to Brockville Police headquarters where he provided two samples of his breath which were over double the legal limit of 80 milligrams. In addition to the charges of driving while disqualified, impaired driving and driving with over 80 milligrams of alcohol in his blood, the young man was also serving weekends at the Brockville Jail for an intermittent sentence. He was conveyed to the jail later in the evening.
Executive Taxi contacted Brockville Police early Friday evening regarding a fare which was causing problems for their drivers. A driver picked up a 20 year old Brockville man at a north end residence to convey him to Wal-Mart. While on route, the driver began to notice the young man behaving strangely in the back seat of the car. When they arrived at Wal-Mart a dispute took place regarding the fare and the young man threw the debit machine out the window of the car and onto the parking lot. He then fled to another taxi who conveyed the young man to the Brockville Police station. Once at the station officers noticed the young man appeared to be under the influence of drugs and they were concerned for his safety. He was conveyed to the Brockville General Hospital where he was treated and eventually released. Arrangements have been made to make restitution to the taxi driver.
Mischief at St. Lawrence Park
While on patrol on Saturday evening Brockville Police discovered some anti-police graffiti on the south side of the main office building at St. Lawrence Park. Officers found the wall had been spray painted in black paint with a message Brockville Police officers. The investigation continues.
Break and Enter
A 22 year old Brockville area woman is facing Break and Enter charges regarding an incident which occurred early Sunday morning. At approximately 1 pm Sunday afternoon, Brockville Police received a call from a 23 year old man reporting damage from a break and enter to his residence earlier that morning. Officers learned the victim and the young woman had previously been involved in a relationship and had an argument when they ran into to each other while out Saturday evening. When the victim returned home early Sunday morning he noticed the damage, and later called police after learning who was responsible. The woman was released from custody with several conditions and given a future court date.
Monday morning a 51 year old Brockville man surrendered to police at the Brockville Police headquarters in relation to a domestic disturbance reported Sunday afternoon. The victim, a 35 year old Brockville woman had contacted police to report she had been assaulted and threatened by her boyfriend during an argument on Sunday. Officers were able to make contact with the man who agreed to attend the station Monday morning. In addition to the domestic related charges of assault, threatening and mischief, police also executed outstanding warrants for the man. He was held in custody and will appear Monday afternoon in Bail Court.
During the weekend of Friday February 19th until Monday morning Brockville officers responded to 83 calls for service, made 6 arrests and attended to 5 domestic disturbances.
In addition, officers laid 12 Criminal Code charges stemming from the arrests as well as issued a number of tickets for Highway Traffic Act and Liquor Licence Act offences.