July 16 – 21, 2020 News Release

Break and Enter

The Brockville Police Service is seeking information regarding a break and enter that occurred to the Youth Arena on Broadway Ave.   Police received a call for the alarm at 2:40 AM and arrived on scene shortly after.  They discovered that the suspect(s) had gained entry to the building and entered the rooms inside the arena.  It is unknown at this time if anything was taken. 

Anyone with information is asked to contact Cst. McArthur at 613-342-0127 ext. 6097 or call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).

Trespass by Night

A 23 year old male was arrested on July 20th at 12:30 AM for “trespass by night” and breach of probation.  The Brockville Police received multiple calls about the male going through parked vehicles in the area of Wright Cres.  He was arrested and released with a future court date.


On July 19th at 8 PM a 32 year old male was arrested by the Loss Prevention Officer (LPO) at the Real Canadian Superstore for attempting to steal $130 worth of meat.  Police were contacted and charged the male with theft then released him from custody with a future court date.

Warrants/unwanted guest

On July 18th at 9:30 PM the Brockville Police were requested to remove an unwanted guest from an inbound VIA train.  When the train arrived officers located the 28 year old female and escorted her from the train.  Officers discovered that she had a warrant for her arrest from Ottawa.  She was arrested and turned over to the Ottawa Police Service.

Impaired Operation

On July 19th, 2020 shortly after midnight, a 20 year old accused was observed operating a 2010 Ford Fusion westbound on Pearl Street W. at Stewart Boulevard. The accused’s vehicle had a flat tire which could be heard by police parked nearby.

Police initiated a traffic stop and noted the driver had had signs of impairment by alcohol. Police formed suspicion that the driver had been consuming alcohol and the male failed a roadside exam.

The accused was arrested for the offence of impaired operation of a conveyance. The male subsequently provided two samples of his breath that were double the legal limit.

The male has been charged with impaired operation of a conveyance and operation with more than the legal limit of alcohol in his system.  His licence was suspended for 90 days and his vehicle impounded for 7 days.  He will appear in court at a later date.


On the 17th of July 2020 shortly after 10 PM, police responded to a disturbance at a residence on Central Ave.  As a result of that call a 30 year old Brockville woman was arrested and charged for assaulting her roommate.  She was released from police custody with a future court date.

On July 18th at 3 PM that same female returned to her residence and assaulted the victim a second time.  She was arrested again and held in custody for a bail hearing.


On July 18th shortly after midnight, police were called to a disturbance at a downtown establishment.   A 26 year old male was threatening other customers and was involved in an altercation.  The male was located at the scene and arrested.  He was charged with being intoxicated in a public place and released when sober.

Assault with a Weapon

On July 16, 2020 at 2 PM a 50 year old accused was on the Brock Trail behind a King St. West.

The Accused was sitting unconscious at a picnic table with several needles on the table. The complainant approached the accused to ask him to clean up his items and move on as it was a park area.

The accused became aggressive with the complainant and took out a golf club which he had in the area.  He held the golf club over his shoulder with two hands and the complainant felt that he was going to be hit with the golf club. The complainant pushed the accused to the ground and backed away.

The complainant contacted the police and the accused left the area.

The accused was located a short time later on the Brock Trail in the area of St. Paul and Water St. He was placed under arrest for Assault with a Weapon and Breach of Release Order.  He was held in custody for a bail hearing.