On July 15, 2022 at about 08:00AM, the Brockville Police Service has received information of a fail to remain motor vehicle collision at the intersection of Stewart Blvd and Centennial Rd. The vehicle that had fled the scene had previous reports of possible impaired driving to the OPP just prior to the collision. The OPP assisted and located the suspect at their residence just on the outskirts of the City. The driver of the vehicle was identified to be a 39-year-old female. It appeared at that time that the female was impaired by alcohol. She was arrested by the OPP and taken to the Brockville Police Service in continuation of the collision and impaired driving investigation. Breath samples were demanded, however, the female refused to provide a sample. The female was charged with fail to provide a breath sample by the OPP and the Brockville Police Service charged her with fail to remain at the scene of an accident. She was also subject to a driver’s licence suspension and vehicle impoundment.
On July 16, 2022 at about 4:30PM, the Brockville Police Service located two males observed together in the area of Hardy Park. One of the males was identified to be a 23-year-old male who is on release order bail conditions. One of the conditions was to abstain from associating with the anyone known to have a drug related criminal record. The male he was associating with was known to have a previous drug related criminal record. It was also learned he was on a probation order. As officers approached, the 23-year-old male fled on foot. After a short foot pursuit by the officers, he was arrested. The male continued to be uncooperative with police and resisted arrest. This behaviour continued for some time but it is important to note that no one was injured in the incident. The male was held for a bail hearing for the offences of failing to comply with release order, failing to comply with probation and resisting a peace officer.
On July 16, 2022 at about 10:30PM, the Brockville Police Service conducted a traffic stop in the area of Buell St. The officer identified the driver to be a 31-year-old male and developed the belief that the male had been consuming alcohol. A roadside screening demand was made and a breath sample taken. The sample registered a fail. The male was then arrested and brought to the Brockville Police Service for further testing. It was confirmed that the driver was operating over the legal limit of alcohol. He was charged with operate while impaired and operate while impaired – blood alcohol over 80mg. Further to this his driver’s licence was suspended and vehicle impounded.
On July 16, 2022 at about 11:30PM, an officer from the Brockville Police Service was on general patrol when they came across two females in a physical altercation in the area of Pearl St. E. It was determined that one of the females was a 33-year-old female. She was the one responsible for initiating the fight by spitting on the other female and threatening bodily harm. The 33-year-old female was arrested and the situation diffused with no one being injured. The female was charged with uttering threats to cause bodily harm and assault. She was later released with conditions and a future court date.
Traffic Enforcement / Stunt Driving
On July 17, 2022 at about 5:00PM, an officer from the Brockville Police Service was observing traffic on Stewart Blvd. They identified a 46-year-old male who was operating his vehicle at a speed of 97km/h in the 50km/h zone. The vehicle was stopped and the driver was charged with stunt driving. His driver’s licence was suspended and vehicle impounded.
On July 15, 2022 at about 9:45PM, the Brockville Police Service conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle in the City, where they located a 25-year-old female driver. It was learned that the female had a bench warrant for their arrest for failing to attend court. The warrant was held by the OPP. Brockville Police Service arrested and released the female with a future court date.
On July 16, 2022 at about 8:30PM, the Brockville Police Service located a 33-year-old male in the area of Brock St. It was known that the male was wanted on a bench warrant for fail to attend court and a separate warrant in relation to a charge of theft under $5,000.00. The male was arrested and later released with a future court date.