March 13 – 14, 2022 News Release


A male has been charged with assault. On March 8, 2022 at about 10:00PM, the Brockville Police Service received a complaint of an assault from a residence on Church St. Officers spoke to the victim who is the resident at that address. He advised that he had a longtime friend over for the afternoon where they were drinking together. Later in the evening, he thought it was time for his friend to leave as it was getting late. His 42-year-old friend became agitated that he was being asked to leave and an argument ensued. It escalated to the point that the 42-year-old male, struck the victim in the face multiple times and also strangled him for a short period. The victim did seek medical attention however, the injuries can be described as non-life-threatening.

The investigation continued and on March 13, 2022 at about 12:30AM, the 42-year-old accused male, was located and arrested for assault. He was later released on an undertaking with conditions and a future court date.


Transportation Fraud

A male has been charged after refusing to pay for a taxi fare. On March 11, 2022 at about 1:00PM, the Brockville Police Service received a complaint from a taxi driver out Cornwall. Officers attended to the taxi’s location and learned that a 46-year-old male, had taken a taxi from Cornwall to Brockville. The arrangement was made in Cornwall that the fare would be approximately $200.00. When they arrived in Brockville, the male disclosed to the driver that he had no way to pay for the fare. Officers attempted to resolve the issue without success. The male was charged with transportation fraud and issued a future court date.



A male was arrested on an outstanding warrant. On March 12, 2022 at about 3:30AM, the Brockville Police Service located a 52-year-old, wanted male, in the area of Brock St. It was known that the male had an outstanding bench warrant for fail to attend court. He was arrested and issued documents with a future court date.


Assault / Disturbance

A reported disturbance leads to two people charged with assault. On March 12, 2022 at about 8:30PM, the Brockville Police Service received multiple 911 calls in regards to a fight at Boston Pizza on Parkedale Ave. Officers quickly responded to find a group of people out front of the restaurant. Investigation revealed that a fight ensued between three males, after one male confronted a 20-year-old male, regarding him vaping inside the restaurant. Also at the table was another 49-year-old male, who took exception to the victim questioning them. Shortly after, the 49-year-old male grabbed the victim by the neck and the 20-year-old began striking him. The victim fell to the ground where both males continued to punch and kick the victim. The fight was partially broken up by staff and others present. Both the 20 and 49-year-old males were arrested for assault. Once the investigation was complete, they were released on an undertaking with conditions and future court date, for the offence of assault. The victim was not seriously injured in the incident.