News Release June 27 – 29, 2023


On June 16, 2023 at about 6:30PM, police received a report of a theft that had taken place at the Sensual Boutique store, located on King St. W. Investigation revealed that approximately $800.00 worth of merchandise was taken from the store. The suspect was identified to be a 68-year-old, male. On June 27, 2023 at about 9:15PM, the male subject in question was located and arrested. He was charged with theft under $5,000.00 and released with conditions and a future court date.


Intoxicated Person Arrested During a Disturbance

On June 27, 2023 at about 9:30PM, police received a call of a disturbance in the area of James St. E. and Victoria Ave. Police arrived and found two males in a heated argument as they were yelling and swearing at one another. One of the males was identified to be a 22-year-old, male. He was intoxicated by alcohol and began to make threatening comments. As he grew more agitated, he was placed under arrest for being intoxicated in a public place. His antics of yelling and shouting continued throughout most of the night, while in police custody. He was held in custody until sober and released after being charged with public intoxication.


Threats and Weapon Possession

On June 29, 2023 at about 12:30AM, police received a call of a male in the area of Court House Ave., trying to enter a vehicle and brandishing a knife to people. Police arrived on scene and located and arrested a 36-year-old, male, responsible for the incident. Investigation revealed that the subject had approached a male with a few friends in that area. The subject requested to look inside the victim’s vehicle and wanted to get inside. The owner did not allow the subject to get in the vehicle and asked him to leave. The subject then brandished a knife to the group. The subject was pushed back and the victims kept their distance to stay safe. The victims were chased and threatened to be killed. The group was able to get in the vehicle and away to safety where they notified police. As previously stated, the male subject had been taken into custody. After his arrest a quantity of crystal meth was also located in his possession. The male subject was held in custody for a bail hearing for the offences of assault with a weapon, possession of a weapon for dangerous purpose, uttering threats and two counts fail to comply with probation.  


Bail Violations

On June 29, 2023 at about 00:15, an officer from the Brockville Police Service located a 42-year-old, male, in the area of Pearl St. W. The male was found to be on undertaking conditions with a curfew; to be in his residence between the hours of 11:00PM and 6:00AM. When the officer approached him the male fled on foot. After a short foot pursuit the male was arrested. This male is known to have a violent past and was held in custody for a bail hearing and charged with fail to comply with undertaking, breach of recognizance, and three counts of fail to comply with probation. 


Break and Enter Suspect Arrested After Locating a Stolen Vehicle

On June 29, 2023 at about 9:00PM, police learned of a break and enter that occurred at a Winmar, located on California Ave. There was property taken and a vehicle stolen from the business as well. Information was received that indicated the stolen vehicle was at an address on County Rd. 27. Officers attended the address and located the vehicle in question. When officers arrived, the driver reversed the vehicle causing it to collide with the police cruiser causing minor damage. The suspect then fled the scene. The OPP were notified of the incident and provided assistance. The vehicle was located, abandoned, a short distance later. As police continued to search, an officer from the OPP located the 34-year-old, male, subject. Further investigation linked him to the break and enter previously mentioned. He was held in custody for a bail hearing for the offences of two counts of break and enter, theft of motor vehicle, flight from police, mischief, two counts of fail to comply with probation, dangerous operation of a motor vehicle and theft under $5,000.00.