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.

 

 

News Release – April 30 – May 1, 2024

Search Warrants Executed with Various Drugs Seized

 

On May 1, 2024, the Brockville Police Service Intelligence and Drug Enforcement Unit and Emergency Response Team executed two Section 11 Controlled Drug and Substance Act warrants, at a multi-unit complex on Central Ave. The operational plan was executed in conjunction with the assistance of the OPP BEU East, OPP led Joint Forces Guns and Gangs Enforcement Team East Region and OPP K9 Unit.

As a result, quantities of methamphetamine, MDMA and cocaine were seized in the operation. The total approximate value of the drugs seized was $12,000.00. In conjunction with the drugs, police also seized $1500.00 in Canadian Currency and a Glock 19 replica handgun with a laser sight.

In total, five people were arrested. Below is a list of individuals along with their charges:

  • 33-year-old, female – possession for purpose meth.
  • 27-year-old, male – possession purpose meth & possess prohibited weapon (brass knuckles w/ knife built in).
  • 38-year-old, male – possession for purpose meth, possession weapon dangerous (Glock 19 replica, pistol).
  • 42-year-old, male – possession for purpose meth, possession for purpose cocaine, possession for purpose MDMA & warrant for domestic assault.
  • 32-year-old, female – possession for purpose meth, possession for purpose cocaine, fail to comply with undertaking conditions.

The 42-year-old, male and 32-year-old, female were held in custody for a bail hearing. The others arrested in the operation were released with future court dates.

 

 

 

Disturbance Leads to Arrest Warrant Execution

On April 30, 2024, at about 12:45am, police received a report of a disturbance on Chancery Lane. Information was that it sounded like three people were involved and the sounds of items breaking could be heard. Officers arrived and everything was quiet. Police did eventually locate a 43-year-old, male in the area. It was determined that there was a warrant for the male’s arrest for intimate partner related assault, assault with a weapon and fail to comply with probation. These charges were stemming from an investigation in October, 2023. He was arrested and held in custody for a bail hearing.

 

 

News Release – April 27 – 28, 2024

Since Friday, April 26 to Sunday, April 28, 2024, The Brockville Police Service received 129 calls for service. This included 7 traffic related charges, 19 Criminal Code charges and 3 Mental Health apprehensions. The following are a few highlights from the weekend.

 

Break and Enter Suspect Captured

On April 28, 2024, at about 4:00am, police received a report of a security alarm at the Hydro One facility on Front Ave. Officers responded to the area and investigation revealed that there was a perimeter breach and a suspect had fled North from the area. Officers searched the area and actually observed a suspect attempting to hide with tools and a face mask. The suspect then fled and officers gave chase through the wooded area. They eventually caught up to the suspect who attempted to hide in the vicinity of Giant Tiger on Park St. They were arrested and identified to be a 30-year-old, male. The subject did resist the arrest, however officers quickly gained control. Officers did recover two chain saws, two batteries and a Sawzall, totaling an approximate value of $1,800.00. The subject was charged with break and enter, disguise with intent, possession of break in tools and resist arrest. He was eventually released with conditions and a future court date.    

 

Male Arrested After Threatening a Victim and Violating Conditions

On April 25, 2024, at about 1:30pm, police received information of an incident stemming from a neighbour dispute, in the area of Duke St. and Flanders Rd. Information was that two neighbours were in a disagreement that resulted in threatening comments to burn one’s residence down, were made. This was accompanied with multiple other insults. As a result of the investigation, a 54-year-old, male was charged with uttering threats and released with conditions to abstain from communicating with the victim.

On April 26, 2024, at about 12:30pm, police learned that the 54-year-old, male subject, had contacted the victim’s place of work three times making false complaints. This all after being charged and placed on conditions. In the early hours this morning on April 29, 2024, the 54-year-old, male was located and arrested for criminal harassment. He was charged with harassment and held for a bail hearing.

 

Bail Violations

On April 28, 2024, at about 12:45pm, police were notified about a breach of undertaking, bail conditions. The accused from a previous investigation where charges of assault, threats and mischief were laid, was released on an undertaking with conditions to abstain from communicating with the victim. Investigation revealed that the accused 43-year-old, male had made attempts and actually contacted the victim. The male subject was located and arrested for failing to comply with undertaking. He was held for a bail hearing.

News Release – April 24 – 25, 2024

In the last week, the Brockville Police Service has responded to 302 calls for service. In those incidents laid 54 Criminal Code charges, 17 Highway Traffic charges and 7 Liquor Licence and Control Act charges. The following are a few incidents police responded to in the past couple days.

 

 Male Arrested Regarding Intimate Partner Violence

On April 24, 2024, at about 9:00am, police received information of an assault that had taken place earlier that morning between a couple that had taken place in the Cartier Court area. Investigation revealed that a female was engaged in a disagreement with her 43-year-old, boyfriend, which resulted in him punching her in the mouth. Later, police located the male and placed him under arrest. He was charged with assault and released on conditions with a future court date. The female received non-life-threatening injuries.

 

Alarm Leads to Break and Enter Arrest

On April 24, 2020, at about 6:30pm, police received notification from an alarm monitoring company that they believed someone had gained entry to Harold’s Demolition on Georgina St. Police arrived and found that someone had gained entry to the building. Police searched the premises and located a 24-year-old, male located inside the building. It was also found that the male was on probation with conditions. He was arrested and charged with break and enter and fail to comply with probation. He was released on new conditions and a future court date.

 

Male Arrested for Serious Offences Involving Intimate Partner Violence

On April 25, 2024, at about 1:30am, police received a 911 call from a female in the area of Laurier Field, stating she had been assaulted by her 33-year-old, boyfriend. It was also said that he was actively smashing out the windows of a pickup truck with a crowbar. Officers arrived and located the two individuals involved. The male was located sitting by a pickup truck with a smashed window. Investigation revealed that the couple were engaged in a dispute that escalated to the point that the male poured a beverage on the female, punched her in the face, threatened her, struck her with a crowbar and also struck her with a knife causing a cut. After the female made it to safety, he continued in his rage by smashing the pickup truck windows and interior dash to the point that it needed to be towed. The male was placed under arrest and resisted the arrest; however, police were able to quickly gain control and no one else was hurt. Once arrested officers located a quantity of cocaine, crystal meth, fentanyl, scales, bags and three cell phones in his possession. He was held in custody for a bail hearing for the following offences; Assault, four counts of Assault with weapon, mischief over $5,000.00, three counts of Possession for the purpose of trafficking, uttering threats and Resist arrest. The female received non-life-threatening injuries.

 

Bail Violations

On April 25, 2024, at about 10:00pm, police were on general patrol when they observed a 30-year-old, male in the area of John St. The male was operating a motor-assisted bicycle and attempted to avoid the officer by cutting in behind a residence on the John St. The officer did locate the male and found that he was on a release order with bail conditions consisting of a curfew. The subject was to remain in his residence between the hours of 10:00pm and 6:00am, which is not near the address where he was located. He was placed under arrest and held in custody for a bail hearing for the offence of fail to comply with release order.

 

News Release – April 20 – 21, 2024

Male Arrested in Intimate Partner Assault

On April 20, 2024, at about 12:15pm, police received a call to a residence on James St. W., where a victim had reported that she had been assaulted. Investigation revealed that a 50-year-old, male was in an argument with his partner where it escalated to him threatening to assault her and he shoved her multiple times. The female fled the residence and attended a neighbour’s residence to call 911. It was later discovered that the male had also attempted to strike the female with a baseball bat. The male subject was located and arrested shortly after taking the complaint. He was held in custody for a bail hearing for the offences of uttering threats and assault with a weapon.

 

Female Arrested in Intimate Partner Assault

On April 21, 2024, at about 5:00am, police received a call in the area of King St. W., regarding an assault. Investigation revealed that the male victim was at home when his female partner arrived home from being out at a local licenced establishment, consuming alcohol. An argument quickly erupted and escalated to the point that the 46-year-old, female attacked the male by striking and scratching his face. Police arrested the female and charged her with assault. She was released with conditions and a future court date.

 

Male Arrested for Harassment and Threats

On April 21, 2024, at about 3:30am, police received a call to attend an apartment building on King St. E., regarding an unwanted person. Officers arrived and the female caller no longer wanted a 61-year-old, male at her residence after they had engaged in an argument over property. The dispute ended and parties were separated.

Later, at about 6:00am, police received a second call as the male had returned. Now he was threatening the female caller, kicking the door and there was concerns he was attempting to lite something on fire. Police responded along with Brockville Fire Department and located the male subject. There was no active fire found, however, he was placed under arrest and charged with uttering threats and harassment. He was held in custody for a bail hearing.    

 

 

News Release – April 16, 2024

Two Impaired Drivers Arrested Within Hours

On April 16, 2024, police arrested two males in separate impaired driving incidents, within a couple of hours. At about 3:00pm, officers were on general patrol in the area of Ormond St. The moped was observed weaving along the side of the roadway. Suddenly, the driver veered to the right to the point that is struck the curb, causing the driver to fall. Property in his possession was spilled over the roadway. It was learned that the driver was a 63-year-old, male who was prohibited from driving due to previous impaired charges. He was arrested and taken to the police station where further testing confirmed he was impaired. Luckily, he wasn’t seriously injured.   

 

Later, at about 4:45pm, police responded to calls of a motor vehicle collision involving and E-bike and a pickup truck in the area of Perth St. Officers arrived and found that the operator of the E-bike was a 55-year-old, male who had been drinking. Luckily, injuries were considered minor or non-life-threatening. He failed the roadside screening breath sample and was placed under arrest. Later at the police station, further testing confirmed the impairment. This male was on probation and also prohibited from driving due to previous impaired related incidents.

Both males were charged with operation while impaired by alcohol, operation while impaired – blood alcohol over 80mg and operation while prohibited from driving. The 55-year-old, male was additionally charged with failing to comply with probation conditions. Both were released with future court dates.

 

Wanted People Arrested

During the day of April 16, 2024, police took four individuals into custody, all wanted for various offences, on separate incidents. These include the following:

  • A 37-year-old, male was arrested for two counts for failing to comply with his undertaking bail conditions, for communicating with a victim and being in a place he knows the victim to be. He was held for bail.
  • A 30-year-old, female was arrested on a warrant for failing to comply with probation conditions, specifically, failing to attend for scheduled appointments. She was eventually released with a future court date.
  • A 36-year-old, male was arrested by the OPP and turned over the Brockville Police Service, on an arrest warrant for fail to comply with probation conditions. The condition was to abstain from communicating with a victim in a previous offence. He was released with new conditions and a future court date.
  • Belleville Police Service arrested a 28-year-old, male on a warrant for two counts of possession of property obtained by crime under $5,000.00. He was turned over to the Brockville Police Service and held in custody for a bail hearing.

News Release – April 12 – 15, 2024

Fire Investigation

An investigation is underway regarding another fire at 122 Brock St., on April 14, 2024. Reports of the fire were received at about 9:30pm. The Brockville Fire Department responded quickly to the scene and kept the fire contained and eventually, extinguished. The Ontario Fire Marshal is not involved, but police believe this to be suspicious and continue to work on identifying the suspect(s). No one was injured in the incident. We are asking the public to review their security or doorbell cameras for any possible suspect footage within the area. You can report any information to us at 613-342-0127. You can also call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).

 

Intimate Partner Violence

On April 14, 2024, at about 8:00pm, police received a report of an assault that had taken place between a couple on George St. Investigation revealed that a 37-year-old, male was engaged in a dispute with his younger girlfriend. It escalated when the male threatened to harm the female and began choking the female. He choked her to the point of where it was described that she was losing consciousness, twice. Police eventually located the male subject and he was placed under arrest. The female suffered non-life-threatening injuries in this scary incident. He was held in custody for a bail hearing for the offences of assault, assault cause bodily harm, uttering threats, forcible confinement and breach of recognizance.

 

Disturbance

On April 13, 2024, at about 7:15pm, police received a call regarding a male walking up the middle of the street obstructing traffic and possibly had struck vehicles. Police attended and located a 44-year-old, male subject, matching the description. It was discovered that he was on a probation order and under the influence of drugs. He was arrested and due to his intoxication level, he was held in custody until safe to release. Police did not identify any damaged property. The male subject was charged with failing to comply with probation and causing a disturbance.

 

Male Arrested After Multiple Dangerous Driving Incidents

On April 12, 2024, a wanted male was located and arrested regarding repeated occurrences of putting the public at risk with dangerous driving incidents. Police were aware of the accused 18-year-old, male, who operates a copper coloured, Mitsubishi brand, vehicle. He was already on release order with bail conditions for dangerous driving incidents, where he failed to stop for police.

On March 17, 2024, at about 2:00am, police identified the male operating the vehicle downtown on Water St. When the officer attempted to stop the vehicle, the driver fled at a high rate of speed. Later, on April 12, 2024, at about 10:00am, police observed the male operating his vehicle again, on King St. When officers attempted to stop him, he again fled at speeds up to 130km/h in the downtown area, weaving through traffic and lanes.

Officers were monitoring the area and a short time later, observed the suspect vehicle parked on Apple St., in the area of his residence. While officers were surveilling the area, the male subject was observed walking towards the vehicle. Officers reacted quickly and placed him under arrest. The male subject did resist the arrest, however, police quickly gained control.

This young male has been operating his vehicle dangerously in the community and also fleeing from police on multiple occasions. Even though he had already been charged and placed on bail conditions for similar, multiple counts of dangerous driving and flight from police, he was held in custody again for a bail hearing. This time the total list of new charges are two counts of flight from police, two counts of fail to comply with release order (bail), dangerous driving and resist peace officer. He was also charged under the Highway Traffic Act with drive motor vehicle – perform stunt and Class G1 licence holder – unaccompanied by qualified driver.        

 

 

News Release – April 6 – 8, 2024

Arrest Made Intimate Partner Violence

On April 6, 2024, at about 10:00pm, police received a call to a residence on Macodrum Dr., regarding a dispute. Investigation revealed that a couple had been arguing for multiple hours that evening. It escalated to the point that the female in the residence locked her husband out of the residence. During the investigation, officers learned that the 30-year-old, male had in fact assaulted his wife the night previous day by shoving her. The victim had minor, non-life-threatening, injuries. The male subject was arrested for assault and held for a bail hearing.

 

Suspect of Multiple Thefts Arrested

On April 6, 2024, at about 5:30pm, police received reports of thefts that had taken place at the Dollar Tree store and the LCBO, on Parkedale Ave. Police attended the locations and investigation revealed that a 37-year-old, female was identified as being responsible for the thefts. In fact, it was also learned that the female subject was responsible for a previous LCBO theft that occurred on March 28, 2024. Officers located the female in the area where she was placed under arrest. She was charged with all three counts of theft under $5,000.00 and released with a future court date.

 

Structure Fire

On April 8, 2024, at about 9:30am, police received information, along with the Brockville Fire Department, regarding an active fire at the Casual Living store on William St. Emergency services all attended and a large area was barricaded off for public safety with assistance from the Brockville Public Works Department. The fast response and hard work of the Brockville fire Department, resulted in the fire remaining contained to that building and luckily, no one was injured. However, there was a significant value in damages to the property. The fire was not deemed to be suspicious and the Fire Marshal is not investigating.

 

Intimate Partner Violence

On April 8, 2024, at about 10:00pm, police received a 911 call regarding a disturbance at a residence on Park St. Investigation revealed that a 31-year-old, male and his girlfriend were in a dispute that escalated to him shoving her into a mirror causing it to break then also biting her thumb. Police placed the male under arrest for assault. The female suffered non-life-threating injuries. He was charged with assault and held in custody for a bail hearing.

 

Warrant Executed

On April 8, 2024, at about 11:00pm, police received a call to a residence on Laurier Blvd., regarding a 20-year-old, male who was in possession of a knife and making threats of self-harm. Police attended and officers located the male on the property, hiding. It was determined he was not in possession of a knife, however, did have a warrant for his arrest stemming from an assault investigation from March 20, 2024. The male was placed under arrest and held in custody for a bail hearing. While in custody, the male attempted to clog the cell toilet, smash light fixtures and threatened self-harm again. He was monitored closely throughout the remainder of the night, until the bail hearing.

 

Impaired Operation

On April 8, 2024, at about 8:30am, police receive a call in the area of Kyle Court, of a male slumped over inside his vehicle with his head resting on the car horn. Officers arrived and located a 33-year-old, male in the drivers seat as described. He was believed to be passed out due to drug use. He was taken to the Brockville General Hospital for medical attention, which he recovered from. Officers did locate a quantity of fentanyl and cocaine inside the vehicle. His vehicle was impounded, drivers licence was already suspended and charged with operation while impaired by drugs, possession cocaine and fentanyl, fail to comply with probation and operation of a motor vehicle while prohibited. He was released by police with a future court date.