July 6 – 7, 2021 News Release


July 7 around 4:00 PM, officers arrested a 37-year-old male for being in possession of a stolen bicycle.  The owner of the bicycle had reported it missing earlier in the day.   Police then received information that the bicycle was now leaning against a building on Water Street.  As this information was passed on to the owner, the above-mentioned suspect took the bike and left the area.  Officers in the area located the accused and arrested him for theft.  He was arrested without incident and will appear in court at a later date to answer to the charge.



July 7 at 7:00 PM, officers responded to an assault complaint that occurred in the lobby of an apartment on Reynolds Drive.  Two males and one female in the lobby of the building approached the 23-year-old victim. One suspect used an unknown substance, believed to be bear spray, on the victim.  The two other suspects assaulted the victim with kicks and punches.  The victim was brought to the Brockville General Hospital for minor injuries. 

Police have identified the suspects and are seeking to locate and arrest:

Nikolai Gauthier 24 years of age.  He is described as male white 183 cm, 65 kg with brown hair and blue eyes. Gauthier is charged with 1) assault with a weapon 2) mischief 3) breach of probation x 4.









Timothy Smith 38 years of age, male white, 188 cm, 113 kg, brown hair and blue eyes. Smith is charged with 1) assault 2) mischief 3) breach of probation x 3.

Shanna McGregor 27 years of age, female white, 157 cm, 73 kg, brown hair with blonde highlights and brown eyes. McGregor is charged with 1) assault 2) mischief.

Anyone with information regarding this incident or the suspects location are asked to call the Brockville Police Service at 613-342-0127 ext. 0 or call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).

The victim was also the subject of an arrest warrant for failing to attend court.  After the male was released from the hospital he was arrested and held in custody for a bail hearing.



July 7, 2021 at 8:38 PM, the Brockville Police were called to Walmart on Parkedale Ave. for reports of a 43-year-old male that had exited the store with several items without attempting to pay.  The male refused to comply with the loss prevention officer and fled on foot.  He was located a short distance away by police and arrested. At the time of his arrest, the male was armed with Brass Knuckles.  The accused has been charged with 1) theft 2) obstruct police 3) breach of a release order and 4) possession of a prohibited weapon.  He was held in custody for a bail hearing



July 6, 2021 at 12:00 PM officers responded to a domestic disturbance in the city’s south end.  A 42-year-old male has been arrested and charged with domestic assault as a result of the investigation.  He was released from custody with a future court date.