A 45 year old Brockville male and his 29 year old common law were arrested yesterday after being observed by Loss Prevention officers at the Real Canadian Superstore observed them leaving making no attempt to pay for the merchandise they had selected.
Staff at the store was able to get a licence number of the vehicle and a description of the occupants to the police who were able to locate it parked in front of Wal-Mart with the occupants inside. Further investigation revealed the male to be currently released from other charges on a recognizance of bail.
As a result both are now facing charges of theft under $5000. The male also faces an additional charge of breaching his recognizance. They have been released from custody and given a future court date.
Responding to concerns of area residents Brockville Police officers conducted radar and monitored speeds of vehicles at various times on Church Street over the weekend. Officers report that no one was stopped for speeding during their time in the area.
However, police do urge motorists to slow down in this busy residential area and watch for children especially now the school March Break has arrived.
Officers also conducted focused traffic enforcement in the Peden Boulevard and Bowie Street areas on Sunday. Responding to concerns raised from area residents, officers set up in the area from 12:15 until approximately 1:30 pm. Brockville Police warned two motorists during this time period, one for not wearing their seatbelt and another for rolling through the stop sign at the intersection.
Annual Police Auction-May 11, 2017
A date has been chosen for this year’s annual police auction. Thursday May 11th, 2017 at the Brockville Memorial Centre once again is the date for this year’s auction. Viewing of the items begins at 6pm with the auction scheduled to begin at 7pm.
Some items up for auction this year include a 1200 Watt Generator, New Canada Goose down-filled gloves and mitts, golf clubs and a bag, a variety of power tools, clothing and a variety of bicycles.
Cops Care for Kids
Tonight is the second and final night of 2017 of the annual Cops Care for Kids Fundraising event at Captain George’s on Park Street. Come to Captain George’s tonight between 4:30 pm and 7:30 pm and be served your meal by your local Brockville Police officers.
Sixty per cent of all sales from the special menu go to support the Brockville Police Association’s Cops Care for Kids charity. This charity was created to send local children between 3-16 years of age, and having a serious illness or affliction and their families who have been nominated by members of the community to a special event of their choice in 2017.