Domestic Assault Arrest
Yesterday afternoon at approximately 4:15 p.m. a 35 year old Brockville woman attended to the Police Service to report that she had been assaulted on several occasions by her boyfriend. At the time of her report she had visible injuries from one of the assaults.
Investigators interviewed the woman who detailed a series of physical altercations between her and her boyfriend since the middle of April at her residence. While she was kept in a place of safety, officers attended to the residence and located the 55 year old male and arrested him for domestic assault.
He was conveyed to the Brockville Police Service where he was held in custody pending a bail hearing today. In total he is now facing 5 counts of domestic assault charges.
A 27 year old man visiting Brockville from the Newmarket area was found on the former Black and Decker property when a concerned caller contacted police after seeing him lying on the lawn.
The man, who lying on the grass in the rain yesterday afternoon at approximately 3:15 p.m. was found to be under the influence of alcohol and as a result arrested for his own safety for Public Intoxication and lodged at the Brockville Police Station until sober.
He was later released from custody with a provincial offences ticket.
Police were busy also yesterday assisting other community agencies with clients. At approximately 2:00 pm yesterday afternoon officers responded to an alarm at a group home in midtown Brockville. When officers arrived one of the residents at the home was having difficulty and causing problems within the residence and as a result was apprehended under the Mental Health Act and conveyed to the Brockville General Hospital for examination.
At 5:25 p.m. a young Brockville man walked into the front door of the police station and asked for police assistance as he was suffering from anxiety and needed help. As a result for his own safety he was apprehended and taken to the Brockville General Hospital to be examined by staff.