News Release – January 10 – 12, 2024

Disturbance Call Leads to an Arrest for Assault

On January 12, 2024, at about 8:00am, police received multiple calls of an unwanted person at a residence on Pearl St. Police arrived on scene and found that a 68-year-old, male, was in an argument with another female. Both individuals lived in the area. What started out as a verbal argument between the two, turned physical when the male subject struck the female with a door. The female received non-life-threatening injuries. The male was arrested and charged with assault with a weapon. He was later released on conditions with a future court date.

 

Impaired Driver Refused to Provide Breath Sample

On January 11, 2024, at about 8:15pm, police received a call of an intoxicated male, asleep on a table in Pizza Pizza on Parkedale Ave. Officers attended and investigation revealed that the subject in the restaurant was a 60-year-old, male, who was impaired by alcohol. Further information indicated that the male had been operating a motor vehicle. He was arrested for impaired driving and was taken to the Brockville Police Service for further testing. The male was uncooperative with police and refused to provide a breath sample. Refusing to provide a sample carries the same penalties as the charge of operating over 80mg. His licence was suspended, vehicle was impounded and he was later released with conditions and a future court date for the offences of operation while impaired and refusing to provide a sample.      

 

Family Dispute Leads to Threats and Impaired Charges

On January 10, 2024, at about 2:30pm, police received a call of a family dispute in the area of Brock St. Investigation revealed that a mother had called police as her 37-year-old, son, was threatening to kill his brother. The male subject was believed to be in the downtown area and officers located him shortly after. When they did, they found that he had been drinking alcohol and operating his motor vehicle. He was placed under arrest for uttering threats and a breath sample was demanded. After the test it was determined that he was over the legal limit of alcohol and was impaired. His vehicle was impounded, licence suspended and charged with two counts of uttering threats, operation while impaired, operation while impaired – blood alcohol concentration over 80mg and mischief under $5,000.00. He was later released on conditions and a future court date.

 

Erratic Driving Complaint is a Result of Impaired Driving

On January 10, 2024, at about 8:30pm, police received a call regarding an erratic driver in the area of North area of the city. Police responded and located the suspect vehicle in the area of Kensington Pkwy and Centennial Rd. The driver was identified to be a 38-year-old, male, who was obviously impaired. He was immediately placed under arrest. He was taken to the Brockville Police Service for further testing, which, confirmed he was over the legal limit. His vehicle was impounded, licence suspended and charged with operation while impaired and operation while impaired – blood alcohol over 80mg. He was released with conditions and a future court date. 

News Release – December 20 – 22, 2023

Drug Warrant Executed

On Friday, December 22, 2023, The Brockville Police Service Intelligence Unit and Emergency Response Team assisted by the OPP led Provincial joint forces Guns and Gangs Enforcement team East Region concluded a drug investigation resulting in the execution of a Controlled Drugs and Substances Act search warrant at an address in the South End of Brockville.

As a result, a 56-year-old, male; 38-year-old, male; and a 17-year-old, female youth, were charged with Possession of a Controlled Substance for the purpose of trafficking in Fentanyl, Cocaine, and Methamphetamine. A quantity of fentanyl, cocaine and methamphetamine were seized. All arrested individuals were released with conditions and future court dates.

 

Assault Investigation Leads to Arrest

On December 20, 2023, at about 1:00am, police received a report of an assault that had taken place a short time prior to the call. The incident had taken place in the area of King St. W. The investigation revealed that an 18-year-old, male, was in a verbal altercation with another male regarding relationship issues with a female. The dispute escalated to the point that the 18-year-old, male, punched and kicked the victim and held a knife up in the air. The injuries are considered minor and non-life-threatening. Police later contacted the subject where he was placed under arrest and charged with assault and assault with a weapon. He was later released on conditions with a future court date.

 

Family Dispute Leads to Arrest and Charges

On December 21, 2023, at about 9:30pm, police received a report of a physical altercation at a residence in the area of Cambridge Cr. Investigation revealed that a 35-year-old, male, became upset at his mother for questioning him about household duties and his substance abuse. As the male subject became more agitated, he eventually rushed at his mother and forced her out of his room using a football style push. The victim fell and did receive injuries that are considered non-life-threatening. The male was arrested and charged with assault. He was later released on conditions with a future court date. 

 

News Release – Home Invasion Leads to Multiple Arrests

Home Invasion Leads to Multiple Arrests

 

On December 17, 2023, at about 2:30am, police received information of a home invasion that had taken place at an apartment building on King St. E. Police learned that multiple subjects entered into the victim’s apartment. They were in possession of a handgun, struck her in the head and forced her out of her unit and into a neighbouring apartment. While there the assaults continued. Eventually the subjects released the female victim.

The Brockville Police Service responded quickly to secure the area. Members of the Brockville Police Service Emergency Response Team were called in to assist. The crime scene was contained and officers were able to eventually clear the suspects unit to check on the safety of everyone inside. The victim did attend the hospital for significant, but non-life-threatening injuries. Parts of an airsoft handgun were located and seized. Three subjects were arrested and held for bail hearings. The three subjects are local to Brockville but do not reside in the building as they were there visiting. The following is the breakdown of the subjects and their charges.

31-year-old, male:

  • Robber using a firearm
  • Uttering threats to cause death or bodily harm
  • Assault with a weapon
  • Break and enter
  • Kidnapping – confine

25-year-old, female:

  • Unlawfully in a dwelling
  • Assault causing bodily harm
  • Kidnapping – confine
  • Robbery with violence

24-year-old, female.     

  • Assault causing bodily harm
  • Possession of a weapon for dangerous purpose
  • Break and Enter
  • Robbery with a weapon
  • Kidnapping – confine

 

News Release – December 16, 2023

Impaired Driver Removed from Roads During RIDE Program

On December 16, 2023, at about 7:30pm, officers from the Brockville Police Service were conducting a RIDE Program, in the area of King St. E and Oxford Ave. A vehicle approached the intersection and proceeded through the RIDE check-point, and continued East bound on Hwy 2. Officers followed the vehicle and observed it pull into a driveway. A 71-year-old, male, was operating the vehicle with a female passenger. The male was observed to be impaired by alcohol and placed under arrest. During the arrest, the male resisted and assaulted one of the officers but luckily, there were no serious injuries. The male was taken for further testing and it was confirmed that he was impaired and operating the vehicle over the legal limit. His Driver’s licence was suspended, vehicle impounded and charged with operation while impaired, operation while impaired – blood alcohol over 80mg, flight from peace officer, resist arrest and assault peace officer. He was released with a future court date.

 

Stunt Driving While Fleeing RIDE Program

On December 16, 2023, at about 9:30pm, officers from the Brockville Police Service were conducting a RIDE Program, in the area of Stewart Blvd and Front Ave. During that time, a vehicle approached the check-point and then fled at a high rate of speed after squealing the vehicles tires. Officers were able to locate the vehicle at a residence on Centre St. The driver of the vehicle was spoken to and there were no signs of impairment. The 24-year-old, male, was charged with stunt driving and his vehicle was impounded and driver’s licence suspended. 

 

 

News Release – December 14 – 15, 2023

Search Warrant

The Brockville Police Service’s Intelligence and Drug Enforcement Unit assisted by the Ontario Provincial Police Tactics and Rescue Unit executed a a search warrant under the controlled Drugs and Substances Act (CDSA) at a residence on Central Ave. on December 14th, 2023. A 27-year-old male and a 41-year-old male from the Montreal area where arrested and charged with multiple offences under the CDSA. A 45-year-old Brockville resident was also charged as a result of the warrant. A large quantity of cocaine, crystal methamphetamine, cellular phones, scales, and packaging material were located during a search of the residence. All three accused were held in custody for a bail hearing. 

News Release December 5 – 6, 2023

Female Arrested for Impaired Driving

On December 5, 2023, at about 6:30pm, police received a call regarding a female appearing to be unresponsive behind the wheel of a vehicle. The vehicle was observed in the area of Downey St. Officers arrived and located a 44-year-old, female, alone in the vehicle and obviously impaired. She was placed under arrest and transported to the Brockville Police Service for further testing. It was also learned that this female had a warrant for her arrest in relation to a theft, which occurred earlier this year in August, at Shoppers Drug Mart. There were no signs of impairment by alcohol and it was believed that she was impaired by drugs. A Drug Recognition Expert (DRE) performed testing which confirmed that she was impaired. Her licence was suspended, vehicle impounded and charged with operation while impaired by drugs. She was released with conditions and a future court date once sober.

 

Male Arrested After Found Violating Bail Conditions

On December 5, 2023, at about 4:30pm, police received a call regarding a 66-year-old, male, causing issues with staff at Chuck’s Roadhouse. The male became agitated with staff after having discussions over him being unable to pay his bill that he and a female friend had accrued. When officers arrived, they spoke to the male and learned that he was on bail conditions to abstain from communicating with the female he was with. These conditions were put in place in response to a safety concern for the female. The male was placed under arrest and held for a bail hearing for the offences of two counts of fail to comply with undertaking and food and lodging fraud.  

 

News Release – Multiple Crime Scenes After a Home Invasion and Shots Fired

Multiple Crime Scenes After a Home Invasion and Shots Fired

 

On December 1, 2023, at about 8:00pm, police received numerous 911 calls regarding gunshots fired in the area of Pine St. This disturbance led police searching for suspects throughout the downtown area of Brockville, who were believed to be in a small white sedan. During the initial stages, it was also learned that there was a home invasion that had taken place, in the area of George St. These incidents were later discovered to be connected. There was a multi-officer response to secure multiple crime scenes. All known victims involved are accounted for and luckily, no one was seriously injured.

Police are in the initial stages of what is going to be a lengthy investigation. Additional details will be released as the investigation unfolds. At this time, the suspects involved in this incident remain at large. We are asking the public to avoid the areas of Pine St. between Bartholomew St. and Bennett St. and George St. between Perth St. and Clarissa St. We are also asking for any citizens who have surveillance cameras on King St. E., between the areas of Bennett St. and Court House Ave., to check for any video footage of suspicious activity involving a small white sedan, around 8:00pm, yesterday. We also encourage anyone with information to contact Det. McArthur at 613-342-0127 Ext: 4218 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).

News Release – November 20 – 24, 2023

Prohibited Driver Arrested

On November 20, 2023, at about Noon, police observed a 48-year-old, male, operating a vehicle on Cedar St. The male was known by police to be prohibited from driving. The driving prohibition was due to previous impaired driving incidents. Officers stopped the male and he was arrested and charged for operation while prohibited under the Criminal Code. The vehicle was impounded and he was later released with a future court date.

 

Subject Arrested After for Thefts from Vehicles

On November 20, 2023, at about 9:00pm, police received a call regarding suspicious people in the area of Salisbury Ave, Sevenoaks Ave and Bisley Cres. It was described to police that the suspects were walking into driveways in the neighbourhood and attempting to open vehicle doors. Officers attended and located one 27-year-old, male, matching the description of a suspect. Investigation revealed that he was in possession of property that had been stolen from victims in the area. He was arrested and charged with two counts of possession of property obtained by crime under $5,000.00. The items were seized and returned to the owners. The male was later released on conditions and a future court date.

News Release – November 12 – 19, 2023

During the week of November 12 – 19, 2023, the Brockville Police Service received 309 calls for service. While responding to these calls a total of 36 Criminal Code charges were laid. Officers also continue to focus on road safety which resulted in 26 traffic related charges. The following are only a few of the calls police attended.

 

Impaired Driving

On November 12, 2023, at about 2:30am, police received a call regarding a group of people getting into a van in the area to King St. W. and John St. The vehicle left the area while failing to stop at a flashing red light. Officers located the vehicle in the area of Stewart Blvd. and 401. Officers identified the driver to be a 20-year-old, male. A roadside breath sample was taken which resulted in a fail. The subject was arrested and taken to the Brockville Police Service further testing, which confirmed the impairment. The vehicle was impounded, driver’s licence suspended and subject was charged with operation while impaired and operation while impaired – blood alcohol over 80mg. They were released with conditions and a future court date.

 

Domestic Dispute

On November 16, 2023, at about 11:15pm, police received a call regarding a dispute at a residence on Balmoral Pl. Officers arrived and spoke to the individuals involved. A male and female were involved in a dispute that became heated to the point that the 28-year-old, male, shoved the female into the wall. The injuries can be described as minor, non-life-threatening. The male was arrested and charged with domestic related assault. He was later released with conditions and a future court date.

 

Bail Violations

On November 17, 2023, at about 3:45pm, police had received information that a 36-year-old, male, was in contravention of his bail conditions. He was on conditions to abstain from communicating with and attending the residence of his ex-girlfriend due to safety concerns. Officers attended the address and located the subject. He was arrested and charged with failing to comply with release order and held for a bail hearing.   

 

 

News Release – November 4 – 6, 2023

Domestic Dispute Investigation Leads to an Arrest

On October 31, 2023, at about 8:00pm, police received a call in relation to a domestic dispute in the area of King St. E. While officers investigated, they learned of previous incidents which had taken place. A 36-year-old, male, involved had pushed the victim onto the bed and forcefully took a cellphone as well as threw dinner plates causing damage in the residence. He was also on probation with conditions to keep the peace and behave. The male had left the area and police were seeking an arrest warrant. On November 4, 2023, at about 1:30am, police received a 911 hang-up call from the residence on King St. E. Police attended and located the male subject. He was arrested and held for a bail hearing for the offences of assault, mischief under $5,000.00 and fail to comply with probation. 

 

Male Arrested on Weapons and Drug Offences

On November 4, 2023, at about 8:45pm, police received a call regarding a suspicious person believed to be tampering with a vehicle, on Central Ave. Officers arrived and located the 28-year-old, male, in question. Investigation revealed that the male was in possession of an 18-inch-long machete, a quantity of methamphetamine and $435.00 in cash. He was arrested for possession of a weapon for dangerous purpose and possession of methamphetamine for the purposes of trafficking. The items were seized and he was released with conditions and a future court date.  

 

Motor Vehicle Rollover

On November 5, 2023, at about 4:30am, police received a call regarding an unoccupied vehicle that had flipped upside down, in the area of King St. W. When officers arrived, they confirmed the vehicle was unoccupied. Witnesses believe the vehicle rolled-over at approximately 2:30am, and the incident was not reported at that time. Police attended the residence of the registered owner and located the 37-year-old, male, responsible for driving the vehicle at the time. Injuries to the male are described as non-life-threatening. After further investigation, the male was arrested for failure to stop after accident and dangerous operation of a motor vehicle. He was released with conditions and a future court date.

 

Impaired Driving

On November 5, 2023, at about 9:30pm, police received a call of a 37-year-old, male, who appeared to be intoxicated at the Superstore on Parkedale Ave. The male was observed leaving the store and entering a vehicle in the parking lot. He then left the area and was observed swerving as he drove away. Officers responded and with investigation, located the male, in the vehicle, in the area of Massey Pl. The male was arrested and taken to the Brockville Police Service for testing, where it was confirmed he was operating while impaired. The vehicle was impounded and his driver’s licence suspended. 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.