January 1 – 4, 2023 News Release

Motor Vehicle Collision

On January 1st, 2023 at about 7am, the Brockville Police Service received a report of a single motor vehicle collision in the area of Rivers Ave., and King St. East. Officers responded and learned that the twenty one year driver had swerved to avoid an animal on the roadway and collided with a pedestrian walk-way pole. No other motor vehicles or pedestrians were involved.  The driver was not injured.


Bail Violations

On January 1st at about 4:00pm the Brockville Police Service responded to a disturbance in the area of Rotary Park.  Officers attended and located a female and a male who was hiding from police.  Investigating officers then learned that the twenty three year old male was on conditions to not be in the presence of the female.  The male was arrested for failing to comply with probation and was held in custody for a bail hearing.


Distraction Theft

On January 3rd, 2023 the Brockville Police Service received a report of a theft that took place at the Sport Chek on Crocker Cres.  Officers learned that the male suspect had proceeded to the cash with clothing totaling approximately one thousand dollars.  The male suspect then provided the cashier with a cash payment which was counted out in front of the suspect who then asked to count it back by himself.  It was during this interaction that the suspect successfully pocketed half of the cash amount while the cashier was not paying attention.  This incident is still under investigation.


Stolen Vehicle

On January 4th, 2023 at about 4:05am a member of the Brockville Police Service observed a motor vehicle travelling at a high rate of speed on Centennial Road.  Police attempted to stop the motor vehicle, but were unsuccessful as the driver failed to stop for police.  The vehicle was recovered a short time later, unoccupied in the area of Kensington Pkwy.  Investigation by officers revealed that the motor vehicle had been stolen earlier from a residence on Borden Cres.  The investigation is ongoing.