March 10 – 12, 2020 News Release


On the 10th of March 2020 at 8:30 p.m. police were called to Walmart in response to a 22 year old male that was arrested for shoplifting.  The male was apprehended by the loss prevention officer when he was observed selecting approximately $100 worth of merchandise and then left the store without any attempt to pay.  He was charged and issued an appearance notice with a later court date.


On the 11th of March 2020 at 4:00 a.m. police were dispatched to a north end residence for a domestic disturbance.  As a result of the call a 42 year old male was arrested for assault on his spouse.  He was held in custody pending a bail hearing.


On the 9th of March 2020 at 5:30 p.m. officers responded to a domestic incident in the city’s south end.   A 24 year old female and a 29 year old male were both jointly charged with assault.  Both parties were released on conditions with a future court date.


On the 11th of March 2020 at 8:00 a.m. the Brockville Police Service responded to a complaint of a 21 year old male causing damage to a Church St. address. The male was located and arrested for mischief.  He was also on a probation order at the time of his arrest and was charged with failing to comply with that order.

Unlawfully at Large/Drugs

On the 12th of March 2020 at 3:00 a.m. officers from the Brockville Police Service observed vehicle being operated on William St.  The vehicle was dragging its exhaust causing sparks as it traveled on the highway.  The vehicle was stopped and a passenger was identified as a 34 year old local male.  That male had failed to attend for his intermittent sentence and a warrant was issued for his arrest.  Officers then attempted to arrest the male; he struck the officer and fled on foot.  He was arrested during that foot pursuit.  Police located a large quantity of crack cocaine on the male along with other drug paraphernalia.  He has been charged with being unlawfully at large, breach of probation and possession of a controlled substance. He was held in custody pending a bail hearing today.