July 23 – 27, 2020 News Release

Special Investigation Unit

SIU press release: “On July 25, 2020, a 56-year-old man fell from the North Augusta Road overpass in Brockville to the westbound on-ramp for Highway 401. He was transported to hospital where he was pronounced deceased. Moments before his fall, Brockville Police Service officers had approached the man on the overpass. 

In accordance with the Special Investigations Unit’s name release policy which requires consent from next of kin, the Unit is now able to identify the man as Alberto Ayala Guerrero of Houston, Texas.

Three investigators and one forensic investigator are continuing to investigate this incident. The SIU is urging anyone who may have information about this investigation to contact the lead investigator at 1-800-787-8529. The Unit is also urging anyone who may have any video evidence related to this incident to upload that video through the SIU website.”

Please contact the SIU for any media inquiries regarding this incident.


A 41 year old male was arrested on the 23rd of July 2020 just before 8 PM when police responded to a medical complaint in the downtown core.  The male was located inside the residence and arrested for an outstanding warrant stemming from an incident on June 18th.  That incident resulted in an assault charge along with a charge of breaching a bail condition for a communication breach.  The male was not located until the time of his arrest.  He was held in custody for a bail hearing.

Sudden Death

On the 23rd of July 2020 at 7:36 PM police responded to call for a sudden death in the downtown area.  Officers discovered a 31 year old female deceased from a suspected drug overdose.  The case has been turned over to the coroner’s office.