February 5 – 6, 2020 News Release

Impaired by drugs:

On February 6, 2020 at 1:20 a.m. the Brockville Police Service received a call of a possible impaired driver on Front Ave.  The caller indicated that the vehicle was all over the road apparently unable to steer.  When officers arrived to investigate the driver fled on foot.  He was arrested a short distance later.  One officer was sent to hospital for a minor injury he received in the foot pursuit.  The plates that were on the vehicle belonged to a local company and they did not match the vehicle.  The male has been charged with impaired operation by drug, drive disqualified and possession of property obtained by crime.  The vehicle has been impounded for 45 days as he was a disqualified driver.