On February 5th at 5:12 pm., Brockville Police stopped a motor vehicle for a traffic offence on Stewart Blvd.
While dealing with the male driver, Officers determined the subject was driving the motor vehicle while impaired by a drug. The local, 31 year old, was arrested and charged with Impaired Driving. He was released later the same day with a future court date.
Penalties for driving while impaired are the same, whether by a drug or alcohol.
Motor Vehicle Accident
On February 5th at 8:17 pm., Brockville Police started an investigation involving a motor vehicle that collided with four other vehicles while fleeing from scene to scene leaving a string of damage in it’s wake.
A local, 24 year old male, was travelling southbound on Stewart Blvd. when he rear ended another vehicle. The man then turned right onto Central Ave. to continue westbound, the problem was, he had entered the eastbound lanes of traffic. As a result, he collided with another vehicle and left the area but not before smashing into the retaining wall on the south side of the intersection. The accused then travelled southbound on Perth Street before turning left onto Front Avenue. His own vehicle was rendered inoperable when he then crashed into two more vehicles.
Police arrested the young man for failing to remain at the scene of the first two accidents. It was then noted, the male was impaired by alcohol. Breath samples were obtained and registered alcohol levels two and a half times the legal limit. Police found it hard to believe that no one was injured during the rampage. Heavy damage was sustained by most of the vehicles and the entire front end of the suspect’s vehcile was destroyed. When sober, the local male, was released with a future court date.
On February 5th at 11:06 pm., Brockville Police responded to a domestic dispute at a south end residence.
A local, 38 year old male, was involved in a dispute with his spouse. The man then decided to punch a hole in a wall of the house. Police arrested and charged the subject with mischief. He was released the following day with a future court date.
On February 5th at 11:08 pm., Brockville Police attended a south end apartment complex to check on the wellbeing of a male resident. The local, 59 year old, had made comments about wanting to harm himself. Police took the male to hospital for appropriate care.
On February 6th at 3:37 am., Brockville Police attended an apartment complex in the center of the city for a noise complaint.
Other residents in the building told Police that the responsible female turns her stereo down when Police attend. The complaintaints had actually recorded the violation as evidence for Officers. A local, 39 year old, was charged under the city’s noise by-law and issued a $300.00 fine.
On February 6th at 4:08 pm., Brockville Police attended a south end residence to check on a male party. The man was overheard talking about wanting to harm himself. Police took the subject to hospital where it was determined he was not a risk to himself and had him returned home.
On February 6th at 9:17 pm., Brockville Police attended the Brockville General Hospital to deal with an unwanted person.
A local, 33 year old female, arrived at the facility drunk and loud. She was causing a disturbance and would not settle down on request of staff. Police arrested the woman to prevent a further breach of the peace. She was released unconditionally the next day when sober.
On February 9th at 3:25 am., Brockville Police attended an apartment building in the center of the city to check on a female and her mental state. Police located the local, 21 year old and noted she had been consuming alcohol and talking about harming herself. Officers took her to hospital for appropriate treatment.
On February 9th at 2:17 pm., Brockville Police attended a business in the north end to deal with a shoplifter.
Officers spoke to a local, 48 year old female, who was caught taking items and making no attempt to purchase them. The woman was charged under the Trespass to Property Act and given a fine at the scene.
The merchandise was retained by the store.
On February 9th at 3:39 pm., a local, 26 year old male, turned himself into Police. The man realized he had missed court on the Friday prior for an offence of mischief. Officers decided his excuse was palatable and released the subject with a future court date and some advice.