February 7, 2023 News Release

Theft and Fraud

On February 7, 2023 at about 1:30PM, the Brockville Police Service received a call about a male who attempted to steal an e-bike from the Real Canadian SuperStore on Parkedale Ave. Officers arrived on scene and spoke with Loss Prevention. They identified a 26-year-old male, from the Scarborough area, who was responsible for the theft. The male was placed under arrest for theft under $5,000.00. Further investigation revealed that in his vehicle was an electric scooter that had also been stolen from the SuperStore.  It was then discovered that there were various other items such as Milwaukee power tools, spools of wire, plumbing accessories and fragrances. The investigating officer determined that some of these items had come from the Peavey Mart, on Waltham Rd. There, it was learned the male attempted to change pricing tags, pay for and fraudulently return items. The male was also found to be on an undertaking with bail conditions to abstain from attending any Peavey Mart store. All of the identified stolen property was seized and the male was charged with theft under $5,000.00, fraud under $5,000.00 and fail to comply with undertaking. He was held in custody for a bail hearing.


Domestic Disturbance

On February 7, 2023 at about 12:30AM, the Brockville Police Service received a complaint regarding a domestic dispute on James St. W. Officers attended the scene and spoke to the couple. Investigation revealed that the male and female had both been consuming alcohol. An argument ensued that resulted in the female choking the male. Neither party were cooperative with police at the time. The 42-year-old, female, was arrested and charged with assault. She was later released on conditions and a future court date.