It was a fairly busy 24 hour period for officers with the Brockville Police who responded to 36 calls for service including 2 arrests, 2 apprehensions under the Mental Health Act, and another arrest of an Adult male who turned himself in at the Brockville Police Headquarters on several outstanding warrants and is being held for a bail hearing later today.
Theft of Catalytic Converter
A local car dealership was the target of thieves stealing a catalytic converter from a vehicle parked on their lot over the weekend.
Sometime between Saturday night at 7pm and Monday morning suspects attended to the lot of Riverside Ford and removed the catalytic converter from a 2017 F-150 pick-up truck parked on the lot. When staff reported for work on Monday morning and noticed the damage, police were contacted and attended.
Anyone who has information or observed suspicious persons or vehicles around the Riverside Ford lot over the weekend is asked to contact the Brockville Police at 613-342-0127 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.
If members of the public observe suspicious activity around car dealership lots such as crawling under vehicles, attempting door handles, suspicious vehicles in the area for extended periods of time or using electronic devices around vehicles after normal business hours is asked to contact Brockville Police immediately.
Theft from Local Convenience Store leads to additional charges
A 54 year old Brockville area man was arrested early this morning after staff at a local convenience noticed him taking items from the shelves and confronted him as left the store without paying.
At 3:50 a.m. this morning Brockville Police were called to a local convenience store after the male pushed passed the employee and fled the store on foot. Responding officers who were nearby were able to locate the intoxicated male and place him under arrest in relation to the incident.
Further investigation revealed the man was also responsible for two other reported thefts to the Brockville Police Service earlier this summer and was additionally charged for those occurrences. He is also facing several charges in relation to this morning’s incident.