Fire Scene at 109 Perth St.
The Brockville Police Service is advising that the the crime scene at the 109 Perth St. has been lifted as the Ontario Fire Marshal has completed their work at the scene. The property is still deemed to be unsafe to enter and is fenced off. We ask people to be mindful of this. The investigation into the many concerns surrounding the fire is still ongoing. We ask for your patience while investigators continue to work diligently on this case. If anyone from the public has information regarding this incident, we ask that you contact the Brockville Police Service, attention Detective Graham Coe. Alternatively, you can contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).
We also want to recognize the incredible work performed by the Brockville fire Department. Without their fast response and hard work, this incident could have been catastrophic. They continued with their efforts the days following the events on Monday morning and for that, we are grateful. We should also recognize the many City of Brockville staff who came together to have the area cleaned up and to be opened to the public.
Impaired Care and Control
On July 12, 2023 at about 3:00PM, police received multiple calls regarding a possible impaired person entering into a transport truck, in the Walmart parking lot. The 22-year-old male, from Brampton, was seen exiting Walmart and showing signs of impairment. The officer attended to the truck and located the male in the driver’s seat. The male was arrested for operation while impaired. He was taken to the Brockville Police Service where breath testing was performed. It was confirmed that he was impaired. His driver’s licence was suspended, truck was impounded and charged with operation while impaired and operation while impaired – blood alcohol concentration over 80mg.