June 28 – 29, 2017

Traffic stop leads to arrest and drug seizure

A 21 year old woman from Gananoque is facing charges Possession of Drugs for the Purpose of Trafficking and Breach of Undertaking as a result of a traffic stop late yesterday afternoon in downtown Brockville.

At approximately 5:20 pm Constable Eric Ruigrok stopped a silver 2004 Honda Civic on Chase Street being driven by the young woman. He and Constable Sam Evers, during the course of the investigation learned there were drugs inside the vehicle. As a result, Constables Ruigrok and Evers seized methamphetamines, drug trafficking equipment, and a toy handgun from inside the vehicle.

The woman is scheduled to appear in court at a later date.


Driving Under Suspension

A 54 year old Brockville man has been charged with Driving while Under Suspension and had his vehicle impounded as a result of a traffic stop on Court House Avenue yesterday.

Officers stopped a red 1999 Chevrolet Cavalier on Court House Avenue at 5:15 pm yesterday for a traffic violation and learned the driver had been suspended. As a result he was charged with driving under suspension and served a provincial offences notice. His vehicle was towed and impounded.


Social Media reports of abandoned kitten

The Brockville Police are aware of social media accounts of a young kitten being abandoned on Parkedale Ave near the police station; however has no record of the incident ever being reported to the police.

Posts on social media accounts which have been forwarded to Brockville Police social media accounts state the kitten abandoned from a car while driving on Parkedale Avenue. A vehicle following stopped and picked up the cat and reportedly brought it to a shelter to be cared for. According to the posts, this vehicle has a dash camera video of the entire incident.

Officers would like to speak with the person or persons who rescued the kitten and have dash camera footage of the incident. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Brockville Police Service at 613-342-0127 or submit a tip anonymously by contacting Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or online at www.tipsubmit.com and be eligible for a cash reward of up to $2000.