Brockville Police conducted focused traffic enforcement in the downtown corridor on Tuesday evening between 8:30 – 9:30 pm targeting squealing tires, loud mufflers and speeders on the waterfront.
During this time, a 22 year old Brockville man was fined under the Highway Traffic Act for Unnecessary Noise for racing his engine multiple times in the Blockhouse Island and Water Street areas.
As the summer months are now upon us, officers will continue to be on the lookout for drivers operating their vehicles in a dangerous manner in the downtown and waterfront areas.
Theft and Breach Charges
A 20 year old Brockville man was arrested and held for bail today as result of a theft incident from last evening. Brockville Police were called to a north end hotel at approximately 8:30 pm last evening when an employee there called to report his gold necklace had been ripped from his neck and stolen from him while he was working.
The victim contacted police and followed the suspect at a distance until police arrived and took him into custody. At the time of the occurrence, the 20 year old male was at large on a probation order issued on June 24th.
As a result, he is now facing new charges of theft, assault and breaching his probation order.
Brockville Police responded to 55 calls for service over Canada Day, however most occurrences were relatively minor in nature. There were several noise and by-law complaints throughout the day of persons lighting off fireworks but no charges or arrests as a result of Canada Day celebrations.