On the date of the 4th of August, 2017, the Brockville Police Service responded to 99 Havelock St. in Brockville to assist a distraught 30 year old man who was in crisis. He had barricaded himself in his home and doused himself and the property in gasoline and wanted to set himself on fire. After a near 5 hour standoff involving all aspects of the Brockville Police Service including police negotiators, the Brockville Fire Department and Ememergency Medical Services the man surrended peacefully to police and was conveyed to hospital for treatment.
On the morning of the 5th of August at approximately 3 oclock in the morning the Brockville Police received a complaint of a possible impaired driver. Shortly after an officer on patrol located the car at Stewart Blvd and Centennial Rd. It was determined that the driver of the vehicle was impaired due to the consumption of alcohol and arrested for the allegation. Breath samples were obtained which showed a blood alcohol level that was over 3 times the allowable legal limit. The operator was released with a future court.