OPP Cruiser involved in minor collision
Early Monday evening Brockville Police responded to a motor vehicle collision at the intersection of Stewart Boulevard and Jefferson Drive involving an OPP vehicle.
Shortly after 6:00 pm officers attended to the intersection when a 2017 Mitsubishi LES being operated by 57 year old male from the United States struck the OPP cruiser in the intersection. Leeds and Grenville EMS attended as a precaution to check on the well-being of an elderly passenger in the Mitsubishi who suffered minor injuries and was released at the scene.
The 57 year old man was charged with Failing to Stop for a Red Light under the Highway Traffic Act and given a Provincial Offences Notice. The OPP officer was not injured in the collision.
Disturbance on Pearl Street West
Residents on Pearl Street West near John Street were awakened late last evening by a disturbance involving three Brockville men.
Brockville Police received several calls shortly after 10pm last evening of a fight going on outside involving several men and the callers reported hearing glass breaking. On police arrival parties had left the area however officers observed blood on the deck of one of the residences in the area and located two of the involved males at a nearby house. While at the residence, officers observed a quantity of drugs which was seized. One of the males had cuts to his head and was transported to Brockville General Hospital for treatment of his injuries. Further investigation revealed the 28 year old male being treated at the hospital had outstanding warrants for his arrest and was already out of custody on bail conditions.
As a result when he was released from the hospital the 28 year old was taken into custody at the Brockville Police Service for the outstanding warrants and as a result of this incident is facing further drug charges and charges for breaching his bail conditions. He is being held in custody pending a bail hearing this afternoon. The other male, a 23 year old Brockville resident is facing drug charges and he was arrested as well and released from custody with a future court date.