News Release – June 8 – 9, 2024

Charge Laid Involving Intimate Partner Violence

On June 9, 2024, at about 5:00pm, police responded to a residence on Kyle Crt., regarding an allegation of assault. Police spoke to a couple there and found that the male and a 27-year-old, female were engaged in an argument over household routines. As a result, the female subject struck the male several times. The male received non-life-threatening injuries. The female was arrested and charged with assault. She was later released on conditions with a future court date.

 

Disturbance by Fighting

On June 9, 2024, at about 9:30pm, police received a report of a fight at a residence on Brock St. Officers attended and spoke to the individuals involved. Two females were identified as the ones responsible for the altercation. One of the females was located out front of the residence, intoxicated, upon officers’ arrival. It was discovered that the two females engaged in a fight that disturbed residents in the area. The altercation was not deemed an assault and no injuries were received. The intoxicated female was arrested for public intoxication and removed from the area. She was later released once sober. Neither were charged criminally.

 

Residential Fire

On June 8, 2024, at about 8:15pm, police received information that the Brockville Fire Department was responding to an active fire at a residence on Millwood Ave. The Brockville Fire Department responded quickly and contained the fire to the single residence. In fact, it was advised that the fire was mostly contained in an upstairs bedroom of the residence. Luckily, no one was injured in the incident, however, the family was displaced for the time being. The fire is not deemed suspicious and there is no further police investigation.  

News Release – May 31 – June 1, 2024

The Brockville Police Service had another busy weekend. On Friday, May 31, 2024, the Brockville Police Service received an unprecedented 85 calls for service in the 24-hour period. The remainder of the weekend totaled 162 calls for service. During these calls’ officers made seven arrests, laid 23 criminal charges and six traffic related charges. The following is some of the information.

 

Ministry of Transportation Ontario Blitz

On May 31, 2024, the MTO paired up with the Brockville Police Service, to perform inspections on concerning vehicles and remove those that are found to be unsafe vehicles from the roadway. Inspections were performed on many vehicles regarding various concerns like; frame integrity, exhaust systems, unsafe tires, braking systems, etc. In total, 14 unsafe vehicles were removed from the roads in conjunction with 13 traffic related charges being issued.  This event was successful in making our communities roads safer. We look forward to working with the MTO in the future as we continue with our goal of community safety.

 

Impaired Driving

On May 31, 2024, at about 9:30pm, police observed a vehicle in the area of Henry Street parking lot leaving towards Water Street, without headlights on. As the vehicle drove away, the driver squealed the tires. Police stopped the vehicle and identified the driver to be a 23-year-old, male. Alcohol consumption was suspected and a roadside breath sample was taken for testing purposes, which resulted in a fail. The driver was arrested and taken for further testing that confirmed the driver was impaired and operating over the legal limit. The vehicle was impounded, driver’s licence suspended and the driver was released with conditions and future court date. The driver was charged with operation while impaired and operation while impaired with blood alcohol concentration over 80mg.

 

Assault Charge Laid in a Family Dispute

On June 1, 2024, at about 9:00am, police received a 911 call regarding a dispute at a residence on Park St. Investigation revealed that a 31-year-old, male was living at a residence with his sibling who was acting as a surety on the male subject’s bail. A dispute between the two started over the subject wanting to leave the residence. This escalated to the point that the male subject threatened to harm his sibling and then open hand slapped them across the face. The male subject was arrested and held in custody for a bail hearing for the offences of uttering threats and assault.

 

Male Subject Attempts to Flee from Court House After Sentencing

On May 31, 2024, at about 11:00am, a 37-year-old, male appeared in the Ontario Court of Justice in Brockville, to receive his sentencing in relation to the charges of Impaired driving and uttering threats. Once sentenced to a term of custody, the male attempted to flee the from the Court House. Special Constables were able give chase and contain the subject. He was taken into custody and additionally charged with escape lawful custody. He was then transported to the Brockville Jail.   

News Release – June 1, 2024

Train Collision with Pedestrian

On June 1, 2024, police informed the public of a fatality collision involving a pedestrian and a train, just West of Perth St. Police have confirmed the identity of the deceased to be a 37-year-old, local male. Circumstances around the event are still under investigation, however, foul play has been ruled out.  

 

News Release – Train Collision with Pedestrian

Train Collision with Pedestrian

On June 1, 2024, shortly after 11:00am, police received information regarding a collision involving a train and a pedestrian, just West of Perth St. in Brockville. Police confirmed this and unfortunately, this incident resulted in a fatality. We are currently in the initial stages of the investigation and no further information can be released at this time. Once able, we will provide further details.

News Release – Safety Notice

Safety Notice 

The Brockville Police Service is aware of recent reports of suspicious activity on the north end of the Brock Trail as well as the Mac Johnson Conservation Area.

The Brockville Police Service would like to remind members of the public to remain vigilant when traveling alone in any remote areas. If possible, ensure you have access to a cell phone, tell someone where you intend to go, your expected time of return, and consider traveling with others.

Lastly, if you have had a recent encounter with a suspicious person that has not been reported to Police, please contact the Brockville Police Service at 613-342-0127 extension 0 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477). Police have no further information to disclose at this time and will release important information as it comes available.

News Release – May 24 – 27, 2024

Marine Assistance

On May 26, 2024, at about 8:30pm, police received a request for assistance regarding a 30-foot vessel that struck a shoal near Butternut Bay. Initially, one of the motors stopped working and it was reported shortly after that the second motor broke down East of Brockville. The Brockville Police Service responded and located the vessel adrift, and brought everyone safely back to shore. Luckily, no one was injured in the incident.

 

Impaired Driver Failed to Provide Breath Sample

On May 24, 2024, at about 11:45pm, police received a 911 call regarding a motor vehicle collision on King St. W. near St. Andrews St. Officers arrived and discovered that one of the drivers of the vehicle was showing signs of impairment by alcohol. The 45-year-old, female driver was arrested for impaired driving. She was taken to the Brockville Police Service for the purposes of Breath sample testing, which she refused to comply with. As a result, her vehicle was impounded, driver’s licence suspended and she was charged with impaired driving and refusal to comply with demand. The charge of refusal to comply carries the same penalties as the charge of impaired driving. She was released on conditions with a future court date.  

 

Charges Laid After Bail Conditions Breached

On May 27, 2024, at about 6:00pm, police received a report of a 29-year-old, female in contravention of her release order bail conditions. Investigation revealed that the 29-year-old, subject was in the area of a victim from a previous incident, possibly following her. It was known that the 29-year-old, subject was on bail with conditions specifically not to attend Brockville and on house arrest; to remain in her residence at all times. Officers observed the subject in the area of Church St., where the investigation initiated. The subject fled from the area in a green SUV. Later, officers located the same green SUV in a ditch along Lyn Rd. Nearby, the 29-year-old, female was located and arrested. It was found that she was using a licence plate not authorized for the vehicle and operating without a driver’s licence. She was charged with those traffic offences. She was then held for a bail hearing for the offences of dangerous operation, flight from police, obstruct peace officer, two counts of fail to comply with release order.

 

News Release – May 15 – 17, 2024

Male Arrested for Drug Offences

On May 16, 2024, at about 11:15am, officers were investigating a complaint regarding a breach of bail conditions in the area of Crocker Cres. Officers located the vehicle in the area of the Hampton Inn, and noted that there were two males in the vehicle. Officers were investigating a 23-year-old, male and another 22-year-old, male. During the course of being investigated; the males were found to be in possession of open alcohol in the vehicle. The 22-year-old, male locked the doors to the vehicle in an attempt to prevent the officers from further searching. Eventually, officers gained entry to the vehicle and a quantity of cocaine was located which was separated into small packages along with a scale. Both males were arrested. Further investigation revealed that the 23-year-old, male had recently sold cocaine. As a result, the vehicle was towed and both males were charged. The 23-year-old, male was charged with trafficking cocaine, possession of a cocaine for the purposes of trafficking, fail to comply with probation, fail to comply with release order and held for a bail hearing. The 22-year-old, male was charged with possession of a substance for the purpose of trafficking and released with a future court date.    

 

Arrest Made in Intimate Partner Violence Investigation

On May 15, 2024, at about 3:15pm, police received a complaint from a female victim of domestic assault. Investigation revealed that a 28-year-old, male had assaulted his girlfriend on May 13, 2024. It was learned that the male subject engaged in a dispute with his girlfriend that resulted in him open had striking her at least five times. The dispute continued, now over a pack of cigarettes, where the male shoved the female to the ground and choked her until she was losing consciousness. As this struggle continued the female struck the male in an attempt to break free, and in turn, the male grabbed a knife and threatened to stab her to death. At a later time when safe, she reported the incident to police. The female received non-life-threatening injuries. It should be mentioned that this male subject has been placed on three different probation orders with conditions for separate convictions on offences.

On May 16, 2024, at about 8:00pm, police located the male in the area of Ormond St. He was arrested and charged with four counts of failing to comply with probation, assault, assault with a weapon and overcome resistance by attempting to choke. He was held in custody for a bail hearing. 

News Release – May 13 – 15, 2024

Fire in Contained in Apartment Building

On May 13, 2024, at about 9:00pm, police received information of an active fire within the apartment building at 15 Gilmour St. The Brockville Fire Department attended quickly and with their fast response, the fire was luckily contained to one unit. One resident was removed from the unit and they received non-life-threatening injuries. 24 units in the building were evacuated for safety concerns while the building was inspected. After the thorough inspection the building was deemed safe and residents were able to return. Only the single occupant from the unit where the fire originated was displaced. This incident is not deemed suspicious.

 

Male Arrested in Warrant Execution

On May 15, 2024, 3:30pm, police were investigating an unrelated incident on Church St., when they located a 39-year-old, male who had a warrant for his arrest. The warrant was in relation to a charge of failing to comply with probation, stemming from an incident in early February, 2024. He was arrested and released with conditions and a future court date.

 

Theft from Store Leads to an Arrest

On May 14, 2024, at about 9:45pm, police received information that a male subject was observed shoplifting at the Superstore on Parkedale Ave. The subject was observed in the store, concealing items in a large duffle bag. He then attended to the checkout area and paid for one, single item, then left the store. Officers arrived and located the subject as he was leaving. He was identified to be a 32-year-old, male and was arrested. There was approximately $120.00, worth of merchandise found in the bag that he used to conceal the items. During the search, officers also located and seized a quantity of fentanyl. The male was charged with theft under $5,000.00 and released with conditions and a future court date.   

 

News Release – May 10 – 12, 2024

Arrest Warrants Executed

During the weekend from May 10, 2024, to May 12, 2024, the Brockville Police Service arrested six individuals on various outstanding arrest warrants. The following are some of those details.

  • May 10th, at about 10:00am, a 47-year-old, male was arrested on a bench warrant for failing to attend court, issued out of Kingston. He was released on an undertaking with conditions and a future court date.
  • May 10th, at about 2:45pm, a 31-year-old, female was arrested on a warrant for failing to comply with probation. She was released with a future court date.
  • May 10th, at about 5:30pm, a 50-year-old, male was arrested on a warrant for failing to comply with bail conditions. He was held in custody for a bail hearing.
  • May 11th, at about 9:30am, a 39-year-old, male was located and arrested on the strength of two warrants. One for failing to attend court and the other for fail to comply with probation. He was released with a future court date.
  • May 11th, at about 4:30pm, a 53-year-old, male was arrested on a warrant for fail to comply with his conditional sentence order. He was held in custody for a bail hearing.
  • May 13th, at about 12:30am, a 26-year-old, male was arrested on a warrant for fail to comply with fingerprinting and failing to attend court. There was a second warrant for failing to comply with probation. He was released with conditions and a future court date.

 

Male Arrested for Impaired Driving

On May 12, 2024, at about 2:45pm, police received reports of a possible impaired driver in the area of Ormond St. and Charlotte Pl. Investigation led officers to the location of the vehicle and driver. Officers spoke to the 32-year-old, male identified to be the driver of the vehicle. He was observed to be intoxicated by alcohol. He was arrested and taken to the Brockville Police Service for further testing. That said testing confirmed he was intoxicated and driving over the legal limit. The subject’s vehicle was impounded, driver’s licence suspended and he was charged with operation while impaired and operation while impaired – blood alcohol concentration over 80mg. He was released with conditions and a future court date.

 

News Release – Week of May 10

This past week the Brockville Police Service has responded to 395 calls for service. As a result of these calls, police laid 58 Criminal Code charges, 13 Traffic Related charges and four other Provincial Offence charges consisting of Liquor and Trespass offences. Below are a few of the incidents to note from the week.

 

Wanted Male Arrested

On May 9, 2024, at about 6:30pm, police learned of a 50-year-old, male who was at a residence on King St. W. and wanted for multiple offences. The arrest warrant was stemming from incidents that took place in July 2023. The subject had been evading police and was wanted for assault, overcoming resistance (choking) and robbery. Brockville Police Officers, along with OPP led Joint Forces Guns and Gangs Enforcement Team, East Region, received a Feeney warrant authorizing entry into the residence. Police attended and located the male who attempted to flee. However, officers were able to gain control of the male and took him into custody. He was held for a bail hearing for the above offences.

 

Driving While Impaired by Drugs

On May 8, 2024 at about 2:00pm, police were received information of a possible impaired driver, parked in a pickup truck, in the area of Bartholomew St. Officers attended and spoke to the 30-year-old, male driver. The driver was believed to be impaired by drugs and placed under arrest. A search revealed that he was also in possession of cocaine, methamphetamine and another person’s identity documents. The subject was taken for further assessments by a Drug Recognition Expert. The result was that the vehicle was seized, driver’s licence suspended and the subject was charged with operation while impaired by drugs, possession of identity documents and two counts of possession for the purposes of trafficking drugs. He was released on conditions with a future court date.

 

Break and Enter in Progress Leads to Arrest

On May 3, 2024, at about 12:00pm, police received information regarding a 38-year-old, male attempting to open windows at a residence on Wall St. Officers attended and located a male matching the description. As they spoke to him he was placed under detention at which time he fled from police. Officers gave chase and eventually located him in the nearby area. He was placed under arrest for this incident as well as an outstanding warrant for break and enter to a store on King St. W. last month. Once he was arrested he was searched and brass knuckles were found in his possession. He was held for bail for the offences of break and enter, unauthorized possession of a weapon, possession of a weapon contrary to prohibition order, escape lawful custody and three counts of fail to comply with probation.