On August 16, 2017 at 6:40 am the Brockville Police Service received a call regarding an altercation in the South end of town. The victim dropped a friend off at her boyfriends apartment and was confronted by the boyfriend who yelled death threats at the victim and shot at him multiple times with a CO2 pellet gun. The accused was apprehended and charged with numerous Criminal Code offences including assault, uttering a death threat, using an imitation firearm as well as 4 breaches of probation and a count of breach of undertaking. The 20 year old accused was held for bail.
On August 16, 2017 at approximately 9:30 pm the Brockville Police Service took a report of an assault in the downtown area. The victim reported a knife had been held to her throat and shoulder after a verbal altercation with a party known to her. A local 14 year old male was arrested and charged with assault with a weapon.