Motor Vehicle Collision
On May 16, 2022 at about 10:30AM, the Brockville Police Service received information in regards to a vehicle striking the business store front of W.C. Burgess Insurance on Central Ave. Officers arrived on scene to find the vehicle had gone through the front window area of the building and was partially inside the lobby area of the business. Fortunately, no one was injured during the incident. It was found that the owner of the vehicle had attended for some assistance from another neighbouring business of the insurance company. One of the employee’s from that business had to attend to the vehicle to assist them with a task. As a result, this employee was unfamiliar with the customers vehicle, as it had a manual transmission. When the car was started, the unfamiliarity and accidental action caused the vehicle to advance forward into the store front. Impairment was not a factor in this collision. No charges are being laid as a result of the investigation.
On May 12, 2022 at about 6:00PM, the Brockville Police Service received a call of a female yelling for help at a residence on Kensington Pkwy. Officers arrived and investigation revealed that a 44-year-old male had assaulted a female and physically prevented her from leaving the apartment. The injuries are described as non-life-threatening. The male was arrested and held for a bail hearing for the offences of assault, forcible confinement and failing to comply with his conditional sentence order.
On May 12, 2022 at about 7:00PM, the Brockville Police Service received information regarding four youths spray painting graffiti on CN Rail property near Bartholomew St. Investigation lead police to identify four youths involved in causing this damage. There has been a significant increase in graffiti over the recent months. It is not suggested that these youths are responsible for other incidents; however, police are taking these offences seriously due to many complaints from the community. All four youths were charged by police for mischief under $5,000.00 and returned to their parents.
On May 13, 2022 at about 1:00AM, the Brockville Police Service received information in regards to a 25-year-old male, in the area of Orchard St., not abiding by his bail conditions. The investigation revealed that the male was on a release order and a probation order, both with a condition to abstain from communicating with a particular female. The two individuals being referenced were observed walking together. Officers located both parties and the male was placed under arrest. The male was charged with fail to comply with release order and fail to comply with probation. He was also held in custody for a bail hearing.
On May 13, 2022 at about 4:00PM, the Brockville Police Service received information of a 29-year-old male, who was wanted on a warrant for failing to comply with his release order. He was located by police and arrested in the area of Stewart Blvd. He was held in custody for a bail hearing.
On May 13, 2022 at about 6:30PM, the Brockville Police Service received information of a suspicious person on the Brock Trail in the area of Oak St. Officers attended and located a 30-year-old male, who was found to be wanted on a bench warrant for fail to attend court. He was arrested on the warrant. A search of the male discovered that he was in possession of a small quantity of fentanyl. He was held for a bail hearing due to the warrant and additionally charged with possession of fentanyl.