Mental Health Apprehensions
Officers have been kept busy with several apprehensions under the Mental Health Act over the past two days.
On July 27th at 3:42 PM officers dealt with a 51 year old male that was expressing thoughts of self-harm. The male was located in a north end hotel. He was apprehended under the Mental Health Act and brought to the Brockville General Hospital.
On July 27th at 7:00 PM officers were made aware of a 44 year old male that had been observed sitting on a sidewalk for several hours. The caller was concerned for the male’s well-being and contacted police. When officers spoke with the male he indicated suicidal ideation. He was apprehended under the Mental Health Act and transported to the Brockville General Hospital.
On July 28th at 3:30 PM officers were dispatched to Pearl Street by the Rexall Pharmacy for a male acting suspiciously. A 20 year old male was located and apprehended under the Mental Health Act. He was transported to Brockville General Hospital for an assessment.
Four other calls dealing with people in distress were also dealt with by officers in a 48 hour period that did not result in an apprehension.
On July 27th at 7:50 PM officers responded to a mischief complaint on Broadway Avenue. The suspect had damaged a vehicle belonging to the complainant. A 61 year old male was identified as a suspect in the incident. He was located on the 28th and arrested. As this male was already on charges for similar incidents he was held in custody for a bail hearing.
On July 28th at 2:00 PM a 31 year old male was observed committing a theft from an unlocked vehicle at the Super Store on Parkedale Avenue. When the male was confronted he fled on foot. Officers tracked the suspect down a short distance away. He was arrested for the theft and arrested. The male also had an outstanding warrant for his arrest. He was released from custody with a future court date.
A 33 year old female was arrested on July 28th shortly before 2 PM for a bail violation. She had failed to report as required by her release documents. The accused was located walking on California Avenue by officers on routine patrol. She was arrested without incident and held in custody for a bail hearing.