News Release June 30 – July 2, 2023

Suspicious Person in Possession of a Knife

On June 30, 2023 at about 10:00AM, police received a call of a suspicious person looking through windows of a residence, while in possession of a knife, in the area of Murray St. Officers attended and located the 18-year-old, male, subject. When police approached him, he fled on foot through the neighbourhood. A short distance later, one of the officer’s located the subject. He was controlled after a safe and successful deployment of the conducted energy weapon (TASER). Other officers attended to assist with the arrest and while handcuffing the subject, he began grabbing officer’s hands, duty belts and equipment. Officers observed exhibited symptoms of excited delirium by the subject. As a result, he was taken to the Brockville General Hospital. Once his review was completed, he was held in custody for a bail hearing for the offences of possession of a weapon for dangerous purpose, resisting arrest and disarming a peace officer.  


Impaired Driving

On July 1, 2023 at about 12:15AM, officers were taking part in a R.I.D.E. program for the Canada Day long weekend. At that time, they located a 35-Year-old, woman, operating her vehicle in the area of Stewart Blvd. Alcohol was detected and a roadside breath sample resulted in a fail. The female was arrested and taken to the Brockville Police Service for further testing. Those tests confirmed that she was driving while impaired. As a result her driver’s licence was suspended, vehicle impounded and charged with operation while impaired and operation while impaired – blood alcohol over 80mg.


Break and Enter

On July 1, 2023 at about 10:00PM, police received a call of a break and enter at a residence on Crawford St. The home owner came home to find that his home had been broken into and the suspect was currently inside. The suspect was startled and fled the area. During the investigation the suspect was quickly identified to be a 38-year-old, male. Officers responded and searched the area. The male was located shortly after and was arrested in the rear of a property on King St. E. As a result of the occurrence the male was charged with break and enter, mischief and three counts of fail to comply with probation. He was held in custody for a bail hearing.



On July 2, 2023 at about 3:30PM, police received a call regarding a female who had broken into one of the laundry machines, at the Pearl Street Coin Laundry, and stole clothing items. Video surveillance identified the suspect to be a 28-year-old, female. The female was later located and arrested for the offences of theft under $5,000.00, mischief under $5,000.00 and fail to comply with probation. She was released with conditions and a future court date.


Domestic Dispute

On July 2, 2023 at about 10:00PM, police received a report of a domestic dispute that took place moments prior at a residence on Laurier Blvd. Investigation revealed that a 31-year-old, male, had assaulted his girlfriend by throwing her to the ground and striking her with clothing hangers. This all took place in the presence of children. As a result, the male subject was arrested and charged with two counts of assault, assault with a weapon, mischief under $5,000.00 and fail to comply with probation. He was held in custody for a bail hearing.