News Release – April 27 – 28, 2024

Since Friday, April 26 to Sunday, April 28, 2024, The Brockville Police Service received 129 calls for service. This included 7 traffic related charges, 19 Criminal Code charges and 3 Mental Health apprehensions. The following are a few highlights from the weekend.


Break and Enter Suspect Captured

On April 28, 2024, at about 4:00am, police received a report of a security alarm at the Hydro One facility on Front Ave. Officers responded to the area and investigation revealed that there was a perimeter breach and a suspect had fled North from the area. Officers searched the area and actually observed a suspect attempting to hide with tools and a face mask. The suspect then fled and officers gave chase through the wooded area. They eventually caught up to the suspect who attempted to hide in the vicinity of Giant Tiger on Park St. They were arrested and identified to be a 30-year-old, male. The subject did resist the arrest, however officers quickly gained control. Officers did recover two chain saws, two batteries and a Sawzall, totaling an approximate value of $1,800.00. The subject was charged with break and enter, disguise with intent, possession of break in tools and resist arrest. He was eventually released with conditions and a future court date.    


Male Arrested After Threatening a Victim and Violating Conditions

On April 25, 2024, at about 1:30pm, police received information of an incident stemming from a neighbour dispute, in the area of Duke St. and Flanders Rd. Information was that two neighbours were in a disagreement that resulted in threatening comments to burn one’s residence down, were made. This was accompanied with multiple other insults. As a result of the investigation, a 54-year-old, male was charged with uttering threats and released with conditions to abstain from communicating with the victim.

On April 26, 2024, at about 12:30pm, police learned that the 54-year-old, male subject, had contacted the victim’s place of work three times making false complaints. This all after being charged and placed on conditions. In the early hours this morning on April 29, 2024, the 54-year-old, male was located and arrested for criminal harassment. He was charged with harassment and held for a bail hearing.


Bail Violations

On April 28, 2024, at about 12:45pm, police were notified about a breach of undertaking, bail conditions. The accused from a previous investigation where charges of assault, threats and mischief were laid, was released on an undertaking with conditions to abstain from communicating with the victim. Investigation revealed that the accused 43-year-old, male had made attempts and actually contacted the victim. The male subject was located and arrested for failing to comply with undertaking. He was held for a bail hearing.