Shoplifter Becomes Assaultive
On January 10, 2023 at about 8:00PM, the Brockville Police Service received a complaint of a shoplifter at Walmart who had assaulted staff. Police were notified and advised that staff were in a physical confrontation with the shoplifter. As police arrived on scene, the 32-year-old male was arrested and taken into custody. It was learned from Loss Prevention that the male suspect had approximately $700.00 of merchandise which he was attempting to place into a bag and conceal. The subject struck the door greeter in the face and threw the items at the Loss Prevention Officer. The male was held for a bail hearing and charged with theft under $5,000.00, assault and resist arrest.
Disturbance Leads to Warrant Arrests and Breach of Bail Conditions
On January 11, 2023 at about 12:30AM, the Brockville Police Service received a call of a disturbance on King St. W. Officers attended and located a 28-year-old male and a 35-year-old female. It was learned that the male was on bail conditions to abstain from communicating with the female he was located with. It was then determined that the female had a bench warrant for her arrest, issued by the OPP, for failing to attend court. Both were placed under arrest. The male was held in custody for a bail hearing and charged with fail to comply with release order conditions. The female was later released on an undertaking regarding the OPP bench warrant and issued a new court date.
On January 11, 2023 at about 1:00AM, the Brockville Police Service received a complaint regarding a domestic disturbance at a residence on Water St. Officers attended and located the male and female couple involved. Investigation revealed that the two were engaged in a verbal argument which resulted in the 51-year-old female, striking her boyfriend in the face with her knee. This caused an injury to the male’s nose. The injury is considered non-life-threatening. As a result, the female was placed under arrest for assault. During the arrest, the female kicked one of the officers involved. She was held in custody for a bail hearing for the offence of assault and assault a peace officer.