Disturbance Call Leads to an Arrest for Assault
On January 12, 2024, at about 8:00am, police received multiple calls of an unwanted person at a residence on Pearl St. Police arrived on scene and found that a 68-year-old, male, was in an argument with another female. Both individuals lived in the area. What started out as a verbal argument between the two, turned physical when the male subject struck the female with a door. The female received non-life-threatening injuries. The male was arrested and charged with assault with a weapon. He was later released on conditions with a future court date.
Impaired Driver Refused to Provide Breath Sample
On January 11, 2024, at about 8:15pm, police received a call of an intoxicated male, asleep on a table in Pizza Pizza on Parkedale Ave. Officers attended and investigation revealed that the subject in the restaurant was a 60-year-old, male, who was impaired by alcohol. Further information indicated that the male had been operating a motor vehicle. He was arrested for impaired driving and was taken to the Brockville Police Service for further testing. The male was uncooperative with police and refused to provide a breath sample. Refusing to provide a sample carries the same penalties as the charge of operating over 80mg. His licence was suspended, vehicle was impounded and he was later released with conditions and a future court date for the offences of operation while impaired and refusing to provide a sample.
Family Dispute Leads to Threats and Impaired Charges
On January 10, 2024, at about 2:30pm, police received a call of a family dispute in the area of Brock St. Investigation revealed that a mother had called police as her 37-year-old, son, was threatening to kill his brother. The male subject was believed to be in the downtown area and officers located him shortly after. When they did, they found that he had been drinking alcohol and operating his motor vehicle. He was placed under arrest for uttering threats and a breath sample was demanded. After the test it was determined that he was over the legal limit of alcohol and was impaired. His vehicle was impounded, licence suspended and charged with two counts of uttering threats, operation while impaired, operation while impaired – blood alcohol concentration over 80mg and mischief under $5,000.00. He was later released on conditions and a future court date.
Erratic Driving Complaint is a Result of Impaired Driving
On January 10, 2024, at about 8:30pm, police received a call regarding an erratic driver in the area of North area of the city. Police responded and located the suspect vehicle in the area of Kensington Pkwy and Centennial Rd. The driver was identified to be a 38-year-old, male, who was obviously impaired. He was immediately placed under arrest. He was taken to the Brockville Police Service for further testing, which, confirmed he was over the legal limit. His vehicle was impounded, licence suspended and charged with operation while impaired and operation while impaired – blood alcohol over 80mg. He was released with conditions and a future court date.