The Brockville Police Service responded to a theft complaint at the Brockville Public Library around 12:40 p.m. yesterday. The complainant had left their cell phone in one of the charging stations and when they went to retrieve they discovered it was gone. The suspect was identified through CCTV footage. Officers located the male shortly after 2:00 p.m. The 20 year old male was arrested for theft and held in custody as he was on a bail release from previous charges.
Located with the above male was a 42 year old male from the Cobourg area. The male had been previously identified as a suspect in a theft from the LCBO on Parkedale Avenue. He was arrested for that theft occurrence. A search incident to arrest led to the discovery of a quantity of counterfeit US bills. He was subsequently charged for being in possession of those bills. These bills have been circulating throughout the city. They are easily identifiable as they have oriental writing on them.