August 5 – 6, 2021 News Release


August 5, 2021 at 3:40 PM, officers were dispatched George Street for reports of a male using intravenous drugs in a community park.  A 54-year-old male was located in the park and arrested for being in possession of a controlled substance.  The male was in possession of methamphetamine.  He was charged and released with a court date in the future.



August 5, 2021 at 4:00 PM, the Brockville Police Service received a complaint of a robbery on King Street East.  A 43-year-old female was arrested, charged and held in custody for the offence of robbery.  The 77-year-old victim was exiting her son’s vehicle when she was attacked by the accused.  The accused tried to grab her purse and a struggled ensued.  The victim’s son and an off-duty OPP officer stopped the accused and contacted police.  The victim was not injured in the incident.


Motor vehicle collision

August 6, 2021 just before noon, a 911 call was received about an elderly female being struck by a motor vehicle at a retirement residence on Stewart Boulevard.  The 77-year-old female had parked her vehicle, but the transmission was in neutral. As she exited the vehicle, it rolled, trapping her under the front tire.  A resident from the home heard the screams of the victim and managed to push the vehicle freeing her.  She was transported to Kingston General Hospital for her serious, but not life threatening injuries.