On June 24, 2022 at about 11:30PM, the Brockville Police Service received a complaint of a female screaming with a group of people were gathering to assist her, in the area of the Library on Buell St. Police attended and investigation revealed that this was the result of a domestic dispute. A 31-year-old male was in an argument with his girlfriend in the area where he had shoved her to the ground and slashed one of the tires on her bike. The male fled prior to police arrival however, he was located shortly after. He was arrested for assault and mischief. He was searched and officers located a small quantity of crystal meth. He was charged with assault, mischief under $5,000.00, breach probation and possession of a crystal meth. He was released on an undertaking with conditions and a future court date.
On June 26, 2022 at about 5:30PM, the Brockville Police Service received information about a 42-year-old male, who left a residence on St. Andrew St. after a dispute. When the male left, it was believed that he was intoxicated and operating a vehicle. Investigation revealed that the male attended to his residence and officers spoke to him there. An alcohol screening breath demand was made and samples were taken, which, resulted in a fail. He was arrested for operation while impaired – over 80mg. He was taken to the Brockville Police Service for further testing which confirmed that he was driving with over 80mg of alcohol in his blood. His vehicle was impounded, licence was suspended and he was charged with operation while impaired and operation over 80mg. He was later released with a future court date.
Family Dispute Results in Assault Charge
On June 26, 2022 at about 8:30PM, the Brockville Police Service received a complaint about a mother being assaulted by her 27-year-old son, in the area of Laurier Blvd. Information was that the mother and son relationship had been struggling for some time. For this incident, an argument was taking place which lead to the son slapping his mother across the face. Officers attended and attempted to discuss the situation with the son. As a result of the investigation and concerns for safety, the male was placed under arrest for assault. He was transported to the Brockville Police Service and later was released on an undertaking with conditions to ensure safety and issued a future court date.
Enforcement by Marine at Tall Ships Festival
Over the weekend the Brockville Police Service had extra officers patrolling during the Tall Ships Festival to help ensure that everyone was able to safely enjoy the festivities. During the weekend our deployed Marine Unit enforced various Provincial Offences including; open liquor on a boat and a person not wearing a personal floatation device on a paddle board. These tickets are never nice to receive, but they are an important part of education and a reminder for people to make the right choice to stay safe.