Motor Vehicle Collision
On December 13, 2022 at about 5:00pm, the Brockville Police Service received a report of a motor vehicle collision in the area of James St. W. and Buell St. Brockville Fire Department and Paramedics were in attendance as well. The drivers were a 71-year-old male and a 35-year-old female. Both drivers were taken to the Brockville General Hospital and suffered what can be described as on-life-threatening injuries. Both vehicles involved were demolished. The investigation is still ongoing. No charges have been laid at this time. Once the investigation is completed, any appropriate charges will be issued.
R.I.D.E / Impaired Driving
The Brockville Police Service have continued with the commitment to keeping our roads safe. R.I.D.E. programs were initiated and specifically on the evening of December 13, 2022 approximately 40 vehicles were stopped and drivers were checked regarding their sobriety. While performing R.I.D.E., officers were called away to a call of a road rage type incident. The driver’s actually attended to the Brockville Police Service during the incident where they engaged in a verbal altercation. While officers were investigating they discovered that one driver involved was a 28-year-old male, who had been driving under the influence of alcohol. The male failed a roadside screening device sample test. He was placed under arrest for further testing which confirmed he was operating while over the legal limit. His driver’s licence was suspended, vehicle impounded and charged with impaired operation and impaired operation – blood alcohol concentration over 80mg.
Additional R.I.D.E. programs have been completed as well. On the evening of December 15, 2022, officers stopped approximately 130 vehicles. It is comforting to know that every driver checked at this check point, was driving while sober and safe.
On December 14, 2022 the Brockville Police Service executed two arrest warrants. Both individuals arrested turned themselves into police. One was a 47-year-old male, who was arrested on an outstanding bench warrant for failing to attend court for a charge of fail to comply with undertaking conditions. The second was a 27-year-old male, who had a warrant for a charge of failing to comply with probation. Both were released shortly after their arrest with paperwork and a future court date.