R.I.D.E. and Traffic Enforcement
Over the Easter long weekend, the Brockville Police Service continued our commitment to enforcement and promoting safety on our streets. During the weekend this enforcement included focusing on nuisance noisy vehicles and R.I.D.E. programs. These focused efforts resulted in the following:
- 320 vehicles stopped approximately
- 16 roadside breath tests
- 1 standard field sobriety test for drug impairment
- 2 driver’s licence suspensions – 3 day suspension for roadside alert
- 37 traffic tickets including speeding and improper muffler offences
- 1 charge under the Cannabis Control Act
On April 9, 2023 at about 2:00PM, police observed a vehicle operating on Parkedale Ave. with no plates. The vehicle was stopped and occupants were identified. The passenger in the vehicle was a 27-year-old female, who had curfew bail conditions to be at a residence in Thunder Bay, ON. It was also learned that the female had a warrant for her arrest held by the Thunder Bay Police. The female was arrested for failing to comply with release order and held in custody for a bail hearing.
On April 10, 2023 at about 5:30PM, the police received a call regarding two suspicious people in the rear alley of the Brockville Library. These subjects had a large quantity of property and also lit a small fire. Police arrived and identified the subjects to be a 23-year-old male and 39-year-old female. The female had a warrant for her arrest for failing to comply with probation. The male was found to be on probation with conditions to abstain from communication with the female he was in the company of. Both were placed under arrest. The female was released shortly after with a future court date and the male was held in custody for a bail hearing for failing to comply with probation.
On April 11, 2023 at about 11:00AM, police received a call regarding a shoplifting complaint at the Real Canadian SuperStore. It was learned that a 43-year-old female had attempted to steal about $130.00 worth of groceries. She was arrested and charged with theft under $5,000.0 and released with a future court date.