News Release – June 17 – 18, 2024

Elderly Male Located Through the Alzheimer’s Society, Project Lifesaver

On June 18, 2024, at about 5:30pm, police received a call regarding an elderly male diagnosed with Alzheimer’s, who was missing from his residence, in the central area of the city. The individual was registered with the Project Lifesaver program through the Alzheimer’s Society. This is a great program where technology is used in search-and-rescue efforts to locate registered clients who are likely to wander. This program and its technology will assist in locating your loved ones faster, increasing the potential for a safe return. Which, fortunately, was the case yesterday. The client was located in the area of Highway 2, East of Brockville in less than an hour after police were notified. When located he was with a passerby who assisted as they had concerns for the male as he appeared lost. With the assistance of the Project Lifesaver program, and good Samaritans, the gentleman was returned home safely.


Various Acts of Mischief and Theft Lead to Charges

Throughout the day on June 17, 2024, police received multiple calls regarding a specific 12-year-old, female involved in various offences. The reports initiated with a complaint at about 10:00am, where it was learned that the subject has spray painted derogatory comments about another youth, on a property downtown. Later that afternoon, it was discovered that the female had also caused damage to the residence of a family member and stolen items as well. The female was located and arrested. She was released to a guardian on conditions with a future court date for the offences of theft under $5,000.00 and two counts of mischief under $5,000.00.