December 16 – 20, 2022 News Release

Theft Leads to Arrest

On December 16, 2022 at about 11:00am, the Brockville Police Service received a complaint of theft from the Luella Charlotte Boutique on King St. W. The suspect was a 55-year-old male and was located in the nearby area. Once arrested the accused was searched and officers found evidence of at least three more thefts from the downtown area. The property was recovered and he was later released with a court date for the offence of theft under $5,000.00.


Disturbance Leads to Arrest

On December 17, 2022 at about 9:30am, the Brockville Police Service received a complaint of a 29-year-old female, causing issues at Revelation Martial Arts on California Ave. Information was that one of the youth students was having issues during the class and was being asked to leave class for the day. The female mentioned above is the parent of the youth. They became hostile towards staff. She engaged in a verbal dispute and picked up a laptop threatening to throw it. Police arrived to attempt to de-escalate as the disturbance was taking place in front of other students. As officers were removing the female from the building, she assaulted one of the officers by throwing a half-full cup of tea at them. She was then arrested for failing to leave when directed under the Trespass to Property Act, assault police and resist arrest. She was later released with a court date for these charges. No one was injured in the incident.


Impaired Driving

On December 18, 2022 at about 5:00am, the Brockville Police Service received a report of a vehicle off the roadway on Centennial Rd. at Windsor Dr. Officers attended and located the vehicle and the lone 22-year-old female who was operating the vehicle. She was showing signs of intoxication and was placed under arrest for impaired operation. She was taken into custody for further testing which confirmed that she was driving while over the legal limit. As a result, the vehicle was impounded, driver’s licence suspended and charged with operation while impaired and operation while impaired – blood alcohol concentration over 80mg. She was released with a future court date.


Domestic Dispute and Impaired Driving

On December 18, 2022 at about 9:45pm, the Brockville Police Service received information of a domestic disturbance at a residence on King St. W. Information was that a 36-year-old male and 36-year-old female, were involved in a heated dispute. It was known that both of the individuals involved were on bail conditions to abstain from communication with one another. When officers arrived on scene the male had left prior to police arrival. Investigation revealed that the male had assaulted the female’s daughter, forcibly confined them in the residence and damaged items in the residence. Officer’s attended to the address where the male involved lives. It was believed that he had possibly had driven away while impaired. His vehicle was located at the residence parked, unattended and running with the door left open. The male was located in the rear yard of a neighbouring residence. As officer’s approached, the male fled but was arrested after a short foot chase. He was arrested in relation to the domestic investigation and also impaired driving. He was taken for further testing which he refused to comply with. After further investigation it was determined that the 36-year-old female was arrested and charged with fail to comply with undertaking and held for a bail hearing. The male was charged with two counts of assault, forcible confinement, mischief under $5,000.00, operation while impaired, refusal to comply with demand, resist arrest and fail to comply with undertaking. His vehicle was towed and licence was suspended. He was also held in custody for a bail hearing.


Stolen Vehicle Recovered and Suspect Involved in a Break and Enter

On December 19, 2022 at about Midnight, the Brockville Police Service received information regarding a vehicle abandoned in the ditch on Laurier Blvd. The vehicle was described as still running, in drive and stuck in a snowbank. There was damage done to the vehicle. At the same time of this report, there was another call of an alarm at the Levac Supplies business in the nearby area. Officers attended and found that the building had been broken into. Officers searched the building and located a 47-year-old male hiding inside. He was arrested. Further investigation revealed that he was also responsible for the vehicle that was recovered. In fact, it was learned that the vehicle was involved in a carjacking out of Ottawa. The male was held in custody for a bail hearing for the offences of possession of property obtained by crime and break and enter. Further investigation is being conducted by the Ottawa Police in relation to the carjacking incident.