On July 5, 2022 at about 1:30PM, the Brockville Police Service received a call of a 23-year-old male at the library on Buell St. openly possessing a knife. Officers responded quickly and located the male in question. He was arrested without incident, the knife was seized and no one was hurt. It also was found that the male was on probation with a condition to keep the peace and be of good behaviour. Later, he was released with a future court date for the offences of possession of a weapon for dangerous purpose and fail to comply with probation.
On July 5, 2022 at about 5:30PM, the Brockville Police Service received a complaint of a person’s bicycle stolen from the front of Mrs. B’s Variety on King St. E. Officers attended and began searching the area and located the suspect who was in possession of the stolen bicycle. The suspect was identified to be a 36-year-old male. It was then found that the male was on probation with a condition to keep the peace and be of good behaviour. He was arrested and the bicycle was returned to the owner. The male was issued a court date and charged with theft under $5,000.00 and fail to comply with probation.
On July 5, 2022 at about 7:00PM, the Brockville Police Service received a complaint regarding a vehicle that was stolen from a business on California Ave. The owner of the vehicle had their purse stolen which contained the keys to their vehicle. At the time, the suspect was unknown. This information was sent out to notify other police agencies. Later in the evening, the vehicle was observed in Quebec at a rest stop, not far from the Ontario border. The suspect was also located and arrested by the Sûreté du Québec for possession of stolen property. The suspect was identified to be a 51-year-old male, known to frequent Brockville. The vehicle was recovered, he was charged with the possession of stolen property and released with conditions.
On July 6, 2022 at about 4:00PM, the Brockville Police Service received a complaint regarding a female who had stolen items from the Rexall Pharmacy on Pearl St. W. Officers attended and located the suspect who was then identified to be a 38-year-old female. While the Rexall staff did not wish to proceed with minor theft charges, the female did have a warrant out for her arrest for failing to comply with her probation. She was arrested and held for a bail hearing.
Bail Violation and Drug Possession
On July 6, 2022 at about 8:30PM, officers from the Brockville Police Service located a 52-year-old male in breach of his undertaking conditions and his probation conditions. This male has a specific condition to not be within 300 meters of an address on King St. W. He was found well within that proximity. Officers arrested the male and while searching him they located a quantity of fentanyl. He was held in custody for a bail hearing for the offences of fail to comply with undertaking, fail to comply with probation and possession of fentanyl.
On July 8, 2022 at about 1:30AM, the Brockville Police Service performed a traffic stop in the area of Central Ave. The stop was conducted due to driving actions which that lead the officers to believe the driver was impaired. Once the vehicle was stopped, the driver was identified to be a 42-year-old male. The driver appeared to be impaired by a substance and there was drug paraphernalia observed in the vehicle. A field sobriety test was conducted and as a result, the driver was arrested. The driver was taken for testing performed Drug Recognition Expert. It was then confirmed that the male was impaired. The vehicle was impounded, driver’s licence suspended and he was charged with operation while impaired by drug.
Warrant Executed at a Residence
The Brockville Police Service, and OPP East Region Community Street Crime Unit, executed a Search Warrant under the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act at a Brock Street residence in Brockville early this morning.
At approximately 5:30 a.m. officers attended to the residence, and executed the warrant and searched the residence, seizing a drugs and fraudulent documents inside. As a result a 46 year old Brockville man is facing charges of Possession of a Schedule 1 Substance under the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act and a 26 year old local man is facing charges of Possessing Fraudulent Identification Documents. Both men were conveyed to the Brockville Police Service and will appear in court at a later date. The investigation is continuing at this time.