July 1 – 3, 2022 News Release

Public Intoxication

On July 1, 2022 at about 9:00PM, the Brockville Police Service located a 32-year-old female on a bench on King St. E., with open alcohol. Officers spoke to her and found her to be in a highly intoxicated state. She was unable to be left alone due to safety concerns. She was refusing all safe options that were presented to her to get her off of the street in her state. With the lack of options and concern for her caring for herself, she was taken into custody and held until she was sober.

 

Multiple Disturbances

On July 1, 2022 at about 10:00PM, the Brockville Police Service responded to multiple disturbances. One being an altercation at Hardy Park which started off as two teens fighting. The altercation escalated to the parents becoming involved in the altercation and police attended to break it up. Also, at about the same time, police responded to a disturbance on Blockhouse Island during the Canada Day festivities, regarding a group of people discharging their own fireworks. This group did not have permission to do so and the fireworks actually had discharged into a crowd of people. Some bystanders were struck by the fireworks. No one was seriously injured but minor injuries were sustained by one member in the crowd. Incidents like this are easily avoidable by taking everyone’s safety into consideration. The Brockville Police Service would like remind everyone to consider the actions you take so these holidays and events can be enjoyed by all, safely.

 

Warrants

On July 2, 2022 the Brockville Police Service executed three arrest warrants on different people. A 23-year-old female was arrested in the area of Courthouse Ave., in relation to a warrant for fail to comply with probation issued by Brockville Probation and Parole. A 48-year-old female was arrested in the area of King St. E., in relation to a bench warrant for failing to attend court. Upon searching her, officers located a small quantity of crystal meth which she was additionally charged for possession of. A 32-year-old male was located during a traffic stop in the area of North Augusta Rd. It was found that he was wanted on a warrant for failing to comply with probation. All three individuals were released with new court dates.

 

Bail Violation

On July 2, 2022 at about 2:00PM, the Brockville Police Service received a complaint of a 27-year-old male, who was breaching his undertaking conditions. The male was placed on conditions to abstain from attending a residence on Laurier Blvd. and from communicating with the home owner, due to identified safety concerns. Police attended and found the male at the residence. It was learned that the male abruptly entered the home and began yelling and throwing things. He was arrested and held for a bail hearing for two counts of failing to comply with undertaking.

 

Bail Violation

On July 2, 2022 at about 11:00PM, the Brockville Police Service received a complaint of a 31-year-old male who had breached his recognizance conditions. Information was that the male was on conditions to abstain from attending a residence on Reynolds Dr. Officers attended and located the male. He was arrested for failing to comply with the recognizance (peace bond) and failing to comply with his probation. Upon being searched, the officers located a quantity of crystal meth. He was held in custody for a bail hearing for breaching his recognizance, probation and possession of crystal meth. 

 

Conditional Sentence Order

On July 3, 2022 at about 6:30PM, the Brockville Police Service received a complaint of a 27-year-old female breaching her Conditional Sentence Order conditions. Information was that the female had attended to a residence on Brock St. where she was to abstain from attending. Officers arrived and confirmed she was there. She was placed under arrest for breaching the order. Upon searching her, officers located a quantity of crystal meth. She was held for a bail hearing for breaching her Conditional Sentence Order and a charge of possession of crystal meth. 

 

Motor Vehicle Collision

On July 3, 2022 at about 6:30PM, the Brockville Police Service received information regarding a serious motor vehicle collision at the intersection of Stewart Blvd and Centennial Rd. Information was that a motorcycle was South Bound on Stewart Blvd. entering into the City. Then an SUV travelling North Bound on Stewart Blvd. turned left to head West on Centennial Rd. When the SUV turned the motorcycle then struck the SUV. The rider of the motorcycle was immediately transported to Kingston General Hospital by paramedics due to non-life-threatening, but serious injuries. No injuries were reported to occupants of the SUV. The intersection was blocked off and OPP Technical Collision Investigators attended the scene. Once the investigation of the scene was complete, the intersection was reopened. The investigation is still ongoing and charges have not been laid at this time.     

 

June 24 – July 1 Calls for Service

Weeks Statistics

Over the last week from June 24 – July 1, the Brockville Police Service received 388 calls for service.

While responding to those calls, there were a total of 7 arrests and 6 mental health apprehensions. As a result of investigations there were 25 Criminal Charges laid during the week.  Officers’ efforts in regards to traffic enforcement within the City resulted in 58 traffic related charges being issued.

As you can see the calls for service were very demanding but community safety is our priority.

June 27 – 29, 2022 News Release

Secure Your Property

On June 27, 2022 at about 9:00AM, the Brockville Police Service received a complaint of a motorcycle that was stolen from a residence on Church St. The incident is under investigation. While some larger items may be more difficult to secure, we are again recommending to everyone in the community to do what they are able to secure items of value. Many of these types of incidents can be prevented by taking simple steps to ensure security.

 

Bail Violation

On June 28, 2022 at about 1:00AM, the Brockville Police Service observed a 61-year-old male in the area of Broad St. and Water St. The male is known to be on conditions to not be within a measured distance of a residence within that area. The male was found to be in breach of that condition as he was well within the distance stipulated. The male was arrested and held for bail for the offences of fail to comply with release order and fail to comply with probation.  

 

Conditional Sentence Order Violation

On June 29, 2022 at about 4:00AM, the Brockville Police Service observed a 31-year-old male in the area of William St., known to be wanted for a breach of his Conditional Sentence Order. One of the conditions he was to abide by was house arrest. Police had learned previously that he had breached that condition on multiple dates, which resulted in the arrest warrant. When officers observed him, the male attempted to evade police. Officers searched and located the male in the area. He was arrested and held for a bail hearing for breaching the Conditional Sentence Order. 

June 24 – 26, 2022 News Release

Domestic Dispute

On June 24, 2022 at about 11:30PM, the Brockville Police Service received a complaint of a female screaming with a group of people were gathering to assist her, in the area of the Library on Buell St. Police attended and investigation revealed that this was the result of a domestic dispute. A 31-year-old male was in an argument with his girlfriend in the area where he had shoved her to the ground and slashed one of the tires on her bike. The male fled prior to police arrival however, he was located shortly after. He was arrested for assault and mischief. He was searched and officers located a small quantity of crystal meth. He was charged with assault, mischief under $5,000.00, breach probation and possession of a crystal meth. He was released on an undertaking with conditions and a future court date.

 

Impaired Driving

On June 26, 2022 at about 5:30PM, the Brockville Police Service received information about a 42-year-old male, who left a residence on St. Andrew St. after a dispute. When the male left, it was believed that he was intoxicated and operating a vehicle. Investigation revealed that the male attended to his residence and officers spoke to him there. An alcohol screening breath demand was made and samples were taken, which, resulted in a fail. He was arrested for operation while impaired – over 80mg. He was taken to the Brockville Police Service for further testing which confirmed that he was driving with over 80mg of alcohol in his blood. His vehicle was impounded, licence was suspended and he was charged with operation while impaired and operation over 80mg. He was later released with a future court date.   

 

Family Dispute Results in Assault Charge

On June 26, 2022 at about 8:30PM, the Brockville Police Service received a complaint about a mother being assaulted by her 27-year-old son, in the area of Laurier Blvd. Information was that the mother and son relationship had been struggling for some time. For this incident, an argument was taking place which lead to the son slapping his mother across the face. Officers attended and attempted to discuss the situation with the son. As a result of the investigation and concerns for safety, the male was placed under arrest for assault. He was transported to the Brockville Police Service and later was released on an undertaking with conditions to ensure safety and issued a future court date.

 

Enforcement by Marine at Tall Ships Festival

Over the weekend the Brockville Police Service had extra officers patrolling during the Tall Ships Festival to help ensure that everyone was able to safely enjoy the festivities. During the weekend our deployed Marine Unit enforced various Provincial Offences including; open liquor on a boat and a person not wearing a personal floatation device on a paddle board. These tickets are never nice to receive, but they are an important part of education and a reminder for people to make the right choice to stay safe.

June 23 – 24, 2022 News Release

Bail Violation and Breaching Conditional Sentence Order

On June 24, 2022 at about 12:30AM, the Brockville Police Service was investigating a complaint of three suspicious youths in the area of James St. W. While officers were in the area they located a 44-year-old male in Victoria Park. The male was found to be on a release order with a curfew condition to be within his residence between the hours of 8:00PM and 6:00AM. He was also on a Conditional Sentence Order breaching the same condition. He was arrested, charged with breaching his release order and held in custody for a bail hearing.

 

Compliance Check Leads to Breach Charges

On June 23, 2022 at about 11:00PM, the Brockville Police Service performed a compliance check on a 36-year-old male in the area of Ormond St. The male was on a release order with conditions to remain within his residence between the hours of 10:00PM and 6:00AM. When police attended the residence it was found that he was not home. Shortly after police left the residence, the male learned that police were seeking to contact him due to the breach of the condition. The male turned himself into the police a short time later. He was charged with failing to comply with release order and released with a future court date.

June 17 – 24, 2022 Week Statistics

Over the last week from June 17 – June 24, as of the time this release has been sent, the Brockville Police Service:

  • received 293 calls for service
  • there were a total of 14 arrests
  • 32 Criminal Charges laid
  • 14 traffic related charges were issued

The Brockville Police Service continues to work for our community to ensure safety and security.

June 20 – 22, 2022 News Release

Tall Ships Festival

Tomorrow marks the beginning of the Tall Ships Festival. The festival will take place at the waterfront of Brockville. It will be three days of fun for everyone who attends. There is an expectation that there will be an influx of traffic throughout the city during the weekend. The Brockville Police Service would like to remind people to plan ahead, do not rush and please be safe! Let’s all enjoy the festival together!

 

Bail Violation

On June 20, 2022 at about 11:00PM, the Brockville Police Service received a complaint of a 30-year-old male, breaching his bail undertaking conditions. Information was that the male was attending to a home on North Augusta Rd. where he was attempting to visit another young female. The home owner did not want the male on the property. It was later learned by police that the male was on probation with conditions to abstain from communicating with the female and from attending the residence where she resides. It was learned that the female was in communication with the male about attending the residence. He was contacted by police and was cooperative. He turned himself into the Brockville Police on June 21, 2022 at about 10:00AM. He was charged with two counts of fail to comply with undertaking and held for a bail hearing.

 

Warrants

On June 22, 2022 at about 9:00AM, the Brockville Police Service received information from the OPP in Morrisburg, that they had a 40-year-old male in their custody. The male was wanted on a warrants out of Brockville for failing to appear for fingerprinting and failing to appear for court on drug possession charge dated back in 2018. The Brockville Police Service attended to the OPP detachment in Morrisburg and served the male paperwork for a future court date. He was left in the custody of the OPP.

Further;

On June 22, 2022 at about Noon, the Brockville Police Service received information from the Smiths Falls Police Service that they had a 26-year-old male in their custody. The male was wanted for failing to attend court stemming from a charge of uttering threats and breach probation from January this year. He was brought back to the Brockville Police Service and held for a bail hearing.

June 17 – 19, 2022 News Release

Threats Uttered to Cause Harm

On June 17, 2022 at about 5:00PM, the Brockville Police Service received information from one of our community partner agencies, of a threat made by someone to take another person’s life. Information was that a 30-year-old female was in conversation with a worker from Family and Children Services. She became frustrated and stated that she was going to “get a gun and shoot” her ex-partner. Due to the family situation and concern for safety this was reported to police. Police investigated and the female was located, arrested and charged with uttering threats. She was later released on conditions and a safety plan in place. 

 

Bail Violations

On June 17, 2022 at about 11:45PM, an officer from the Brockville Police Service observed two youths in the area of North Augusta Rd. together. These youths are 15 and 17-years of age and both known to be on conditions to abstain from communicating with one another. Both youths were placed under arrest and charged with failing to comply with undertaking. They were released with a future court date and turned over to their parents.

 

Domestic Related Mischief

On June 18, 2022 at about 9:00PM, the Brockville Police Service learned that a domestic dispute had taken place at an address on King St. W., the previous night on June 17, 2022. Officers attended and investigation revealed that a 26-year-old male was arguing with his female partner that night. During the heated argument the male slammed doors and punched holes in the walls. Due to the damage caused to the residence, the male was arrested and charged with mischief under $5,000.00. He was released on an undertaking with conditions and a future court date.

 

Impaired Driving and Obstruct Peace Officer

On June 19, 2022 at about 1:15AM, the Brockville Police Service conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle in the area of Crocker Cres., due to suspected impaired driving. Driving behaviour was what drew the officer’s attention. Investigation revealed that a 22-year-old female was operating the vehicle and a 24-year old male was a passenger. The female was believed to have been consuming alcohol and a roadside breath sample was taken. The test resulted in a fail. As she was placed under arrest, both individuals became uncooperative with police during the investigation. Both were yelling, shouting and had to be physically restrained. The male was arrested for obstruct peace officer and the female was arrested for operation while impaired over 80mg. They were both taken to the Brockville Police Service. While taking the female out of the rear of the police vehicle, she kicked one of the officers in the chest. Both continued to cause issues and were not cooperative for some time. The female did cooperate with providing her breath samples and it was found she had over double the legal limit of alcohol in her blood. Once both were sober and calm, they were released on various paperwork with future court dates. The female was charged with assault peace officer, operation while impaired and operation over 80mg. The male was charged with obstruct peace officer.  

 

Harassment, Mischief and Trespass

On June 18, 2022 at about 5:30PM, the Brockville Police Service received a complaint about a 52-year-old male continually trespassing and harassing people in the downtown area on King St. This has been an ongoing issue for some time. Police have exhausted attempts in connecting this individual with resources for assistance. Due to the increasing complaints and nature of the actions, the male was arrested and charged with mischief – obstruct, interrupts or interferes with lawful enjoyment of property, common nuisance – endangering life, criminal harassment and fail to comply with probation.  He was released with new conditions and a future court date.

June 10 – 16, 2022 Statistics

Over the last week from June 10 – June 16, as of the time this release has been sent, the Brockville Police Service received 309 calls for service. While responding to those calls, there were a total of 13 arrests and four mental health apprehensions. As a result of investigations there were 25 Criminal Charges laid. Officers continue to monitor traffic within the City and as a result, eight traffic related charges were issued as well. While calls for service are at times very demanding, the Brockville Police Service is doing all we can to work with our community to ensure safety and security.

June 13 – 15, 2022 News Release

Mental Health Apprehension

On June 13, 2022 at about 7:00AM, the Brockville Police Service received a request for emergency response to a residence in the Bridlewood Dr. area. Information was that there was a 33-year-old male at a residence who struggles with his mental health. Paramedics arrived at the residence to assist him and they were confronted by the male with a knife. The male was not threatening the Paramedics, however, these situations are very unpredictable. Police arrived on scene and engaged with the male. After some great communication by police and paramedics with the male, he decided to put down the knife and surrender himself. He was then taken to the hospital for evaluation. This incident fortunately ended positively and no one was injured. Far too often we see that is not always the case. This is a display of the great work by everyone involved to achieve the safest outcome possible.

 

Domestic Related Bail Violation

On June 14, 2022 an officer from the Brockville Police Service engaged into an investigation regarding someone failing to abide by their undertaking conditions. The officer had observed a 42-year-old male, with a female, who he knew was on conditions to abstain communicating with at Walmart the previous day. The officer confirmed the conditions were still in place at the time and then contacted the male. The male was cooperative and turned himself in to be arrested. He was released shortly after with a new court date for the offence of fail to comply with undertaking.

 

Bail Violation

On June 14 at about 6:30PM, the Brockville Police Service received a complaint at a residence on Water St. The complainant called reporting that they could hear yelling from a neighbouring residence and a female asking for police. Officers arrived and located an intoxicated 38-year-old male at the home. He was on undertaking conditions to abstain from attending the residence which he was located. It was also learned that he threatened the female. He was arrested for fail to comply with undertaking and uttering threats. He was held in custody for a bail hearing.

 

Fire Investigation

On June 15, 2022 at about 7:00AM, the Brockville Police Service received a call for assistance at a residence on Aspen Dr. The Brockville Fire Department was in attendance regarding a fire in the residence. The fire was controlled quickly, limiting property damage and no one was injured. It was determined that the cause of the fire is suspicious and still under investigation by the Ontario Fire Marshal and police. The solo resident of the home has been removed and is receiving treatment regarding other mental health related issues.  

 

Warrant

On June 13, 2022 at about 9:00PM, the Brockville Police Service was in a greenbelt area off of William St. to check on the well-being of a person. Officers did locate a 43-year-old male laying in the grass. After speaking with him, it was learned that the male was wanted on a bench warrant for fail to attend court. He was arrested and held in custody for a bail hearing.