Mental Health Act Apprehension
On the 22nd of February, 2019 at approximately 7 am members of the Brockville Police Service attended to a south end residence to check on the well-being of a 77 year old man. Police were concerned for the resident’s mental health and he was apprehended under the Mental Health Act and transported to the Brockville General Hospital for necessary evaluation. The man was admitted to hospital for further evaluation and observation.
Bail Violations / Warrant execution
On the 22nd of February, 2019 at approximately 12:20 p.m. members of the Brockville Police observed a man known to be outstanding on a warrant for his arrest for breaching his form of release. The 55 year old Brockville man was arrested on the authority of the outstanding warrant and was additionally charged with a second count of breaching his undertaking as he was arrested in the presence of a woman he was to refrain from associating with. The man was remanded into custody where he will remain until his next court appearance.
Mental Health / Water Rescue
During the early morning hours on the 23rd of February, 2019 police responded to an area of the St. Lawrence River south of Blockhouse Island as a distraught 24 year old Brockville woman had chosen to walk out onto the ice toward open water.
Members of the Brockville Fire Department and EMS were contacted and responded in quick fashion. Firefighters trained in water rescue attended to the woman’s location and returned her to safety. The woman was transported to the Brockville General Hospital for necessary treatment and evaluation of her mental well-being.