August 26 – 29, 2016 Incidents

Ride Program Results In Drug Seizure

On August 26th at 10:25 pm, Brockville Police Officers were performing a RIDE Program on Stewart Blvd.

During one of the random stops a strong odour of marijuana was detected coming from the vehicle. This lead to an arrest of a local, 43 year old male suspect and a large quantity of drugs being seized. The seizure consisted of just over 2 pounds of marijuana and a small quantity of hashish with a street value of approximately $10,000.

Charges were laid of possession for the purpose of trafficking in relation to the offence.


Domestic Disturbance

On August 27th at 6:00 am, Brockville Police attended a complaint of a very heated domestic disturbance in the central area of the City. The investigation revealed that involved in the disturbance was a local couple, a 25 year old female and a 37 year old male. As a result the female was arrested and charged for assaulting her boyfriend by scratching his face and chest. She was also charged with assault police as she kicked at them while attempting to effect the arrest. The final charge was for mischief under $5,000 due to large amount of damage to the residence.


Impaired Driving

On August 28th at 12:30 am, the Brockville Police investigated an impaired driver in the parking lot of a restaurant, in the north end of the City. It was called in as an employee of the restaurant observed the male driver leaning over and passed out at the wheel of the vehicle.

As a result, officers attended and the 27 year old male was arrested and charged for impaired operation of a motor vehicle. Breath samples were received of over 3 times the legal limit of alcohol in his blood.


On August 28th at approximately 10:45 pm, Brockville Police attended to a residence in the center of the City in relation to a disturbance.

It was revealed that the disturbance was domestic related. This was a confrontation between an ex-boyfriend confronting his former girlfriend, who had another male visitor. The ex-boyfriend was upset about the visitor and attended to the residence, however, drove to the residence while under the influence of alcohol. The investigation further determined that the 41 year old male driver was intoxicated and operated the motor vehicle over the legal limit of alcohol in his blood. He was arrested and charged for impaired operation.


Multi-Jurisdiction Disturbance Results in Charges

On August 28th, in the early morning, the Brockville Police investigated a complaint of a fight at one of the gas stations in the north end of the City.

Investigation of the individuals involved determined that it was primarily a dispute between 2 males, 25 and 45 years of age, who are not local residents of Brockville. The dispute originated in the Spencerville area and continued to a location in Cardinal as a result of one of the males following the other to confront him. After that altercation, the males left the area and attended to Brockville where the altercation continued at a gas station in the area of Stewart Blvd and Parkedale Ave.

The 25 year old male was arrested and charged with multiple counts of mischief under $5,000 and causing a disturbance by fighting. Even though there was physical altercations taking place, there were no injuries received requiring medical attention.

The investigation is also continuing in regards to other possible offences.


Mental Health Apprehension

On August 29th, the Brockville Police responded to a report of a 17 year old suicidal female in the north end of the City. The female is not a local resident to Brockville. It was reported by a friend of hers that she had taken a unknown quantity of prescription medication and cut her throat and wrists. Shortly after the report to Police, the female had fled. Officers set up a perimeter and called in for the assistance of K9 to locate her. The female was located shortly after by officers set up on the perimeter. She was apprehended and escorted to the Brockville General hospital for a mental health assessment. The cutting injuries were described as superficial.


Vehicle Entries

On August 28th, the Brockville Police received reports from the night previous that 4 cars had been entered at various residences in the north end of the City. Minor thefts were reported from the vehicles.

This is a good reminder for everyone to lock their vehicle doors to help protect their property and reduce the opportunity for these incidents.