Three people are in custody after police locate and seize a loaded 9mm handgun. On March 16, 2022 at about 10:00PM, officers from the Brockville Police Service located a suspicious vehicle parked on Tunnel Ave. Associated with the vehicle were a 39-year-old female and two males, 48 and 24 years of age. Investigation revealed that there were multiple alcohol containers open inside the vehicle and the 48-year-old male was breaching a curfew bail condition. That male was arrested and the vehicle was searched. Under the driver seat of the vehicle, officers located a loaded, 9mm Taurus G2s handgun. All three were arrested and further searching found quantities of cocaine and fentanyl. The three were held for bail hearings for various offences including, but not limited to; possession of a loaded restricted firearm, carry firearm in a careless manner, possession of a weapon for dangerous purpose, possession of cocaine and fentanyl. Luckily no one was injured in the incident and this firearm is in police custody.
A female was charged with public mischief after falsifying information to police. On March 4, 2022, the Brockville Police Service engaged in an investigation into a complaint made by a 30-year-old female. The female has made multiple complaints to the police regarding various family matter issues. Police found that the female was fabricating evidence to cause the police to engage into an investigation. These false reports cause a significant drain on resources which, can be better allocated to those in the community who require assistance. Once this information had become known, the 30-year-old female was arrested for public mischief. She was charged and released on an undertaking with a future court date.
Credit Card Offences
A male has been charged after attempting to use a credit card that did not belong to him. On March 18, 2022 at about 4:00PM, the Brockville Police Service received multiple complaints on King St. regarding a male who had caused a disturbance. Officers attended the area and also received further information that this male was causing issues at the CIBC on King St. W. Investigation revealed that the male was a 36-year-old male, who was attempting to get cash from a card that belonged to someone else. He was also found to be in possession of falsified T4 documents. He was arrested and charged with two counts of possession of a credit card and fail to comply with probation. He was released on an undertaking with a future court date.