July 31 – August 3, 2021 News Release

Possession of Stolen Property

July 6, 2021 at 10:30 PM, officers received information about two stolen personal watercraft at an address on Abbott Street.  Officers attended the residence and located to the two watercraft and confirmed they had been reported stolen out of the Pembroke area.  They were recovered at the time and a 35-year-old male suspect was identified in the case. 

On July 30, 2021 at 6:17 PM, officers conducted a traffic stop on that male.  He was arrested and charged with being in possession of stolen property.  At the time of his arrest, officers located 3 stolen license plates in his vehicle.  He will appear in court at a date in the future.


Break and enter

July 31, 2021 shortly after 5:00 AM, members of the Brockville Police Service responded to an alarm call at the Hydro One lot on Central Avenue.  Officers located a 53-year-old male attempting to hide in the bushes with his stolen items.  He was arrested and charged with breaking and entering to commit theft.


Suspicious Person

July 31, 2021 at 10:30 AM, officers were called to George Street for reports of a suspicious male lying in the grass.  A 37-year-old male was located in the area.  He happened to be in possession of an edged weapon contrary to his probation condition.  He was charged at the scene and will appear in court at a date in the future.



July 31, 2021 just before 6:00 PM, officers responded to a motor vehicle collision on George Street.  A gray Ford Mustang had crashed into a hydro pole causing a power outage in the area.  The 30-year-old driver was transported to the Brockville General Hospital for minor injuries.  The driver was given a roadside breath test that he registered a fail and subsequently failed further breath tests that were conducted by a breath technician.  He was charged with impaired operation of a conveyance, drive with more than 80 milligrams and dangerous driving.  He will appear in court at a future date.



August 1, 2021 at 9:00 AM, a family visiting Brockville had stayed at a local hotel in the city’s north end.  When they checked their vehicle in the morning, they discovered that the vehicle had been entered and their son’s wallet was missing.  The complainant checked the area with his son.  They spotted a 22-year-old male wearing the complainant’s sweater.  They immediately confronted the male which led to a physical confrontation.  Officers attended and arrested the accused for theft.  The complainant was satisfied that the property was recovered and elected not to have the accused charged.