August 7 – 8, 2017 Incidents


On the 7th of August, 2017 at approximately 5:49 p.m. a 27 year old Prescott man was arrested by members of the Ontario Provincial Police on the strength of an outstanding warrant held by the Brockville Police Service. The man was wanted for failing to appear for court and was transported to the Brocvkille Police Service where he was held for bail.


Disturbance leads arrest for public intoxication

On the 7th of August, 2017 at approximately 6:32 p.m. police responded to report of people fighting in the area of Block House Island. As a result, a 25 year old Brockville man was arrested for being intoxicated in a public place. The man was later released with a provincial offences notice.


Suspicious person call results in assault charges

On the 7th of August, 2017 at approximately 10:43 p.m. police received a complaint from a Brockville resident that her boyfriend and an unidentified man were fighting. Initial complaints concerned a man peeping into windows however after investigation a 28 year old man and boyfriend of the complainant was arrested and charged with assault with a weapon. The man was also on probation at the time of the offence and was charged with breaching conditions of his probation order. There were no injuries reported as a result of this matter. The man was released with a future court date.


Mental Health Act Apprehension

On the 8th of August, 2017 at approximately 1:32 a.m. an 18 year old Augusta Township man was apprehended under the authority of the mental health act. The Brockville Police received a 911 call from the suicidal man telling police he was experiencing a hard time and was thinking of jumping from an overpass. The man was located by police and transported to the Brockville General Hospital where he was placed on a Form one for necessary evaluation.


Theft from cars results in arrest

On the 8th of August, 2017 at approximately 3:37 a.m. police received reports of car alarms and vehicles being entered on Brock street. Police located an 18 year old Brockville man as a result of the intial call and arrested him for being in possession of stolen property. The man was later released with a future court date and conditions including a curfew.   Items were recovered and owners have yet to be identified. Police are asking those who were victims of thefts from cars from the previous evening to contact Cst. Jordan Latham at extension 6088.