News Release – March 21 – 26, 2024

Since March 21, 2024, the Brockville Police Service has received 196 calls for service. Those calls resulted in ten arrests, four apprehensions, twenty Criminal Code Charges and nine traffic related charges. Below are a few of the investigations.


Female Arrested for Assault

This investigation took place a short time ago. On March 10, 2024, at about 6:30pm, police had received a report of a Brockville General Hospital staff member, who was assaulted by a 20-year-old, female patient. The staff member was also a female and the patient had pulled the staff member’s hair and struck her head repeatedly against a handrail. Other staff were able to assist and stop the assault. The staff member received non-life-threatening injuries. Police attended and investigated. The patient had to remain in hospital at that time for other reasons. Once she was released by the hospital, on March 20, 2024 at about 4:30pm, police arrested the 20-year-old, female, for assault. She was charged with assault and released with conditions and a future court date.


Disturbance Leads to Males Arrest

On March 21, 2024, at about 7:30am, police received a call in the area of the Rexall Pharmacy, on Pearl St. W., regarding a male eating sidewalk salt from the bin and banging on windows with his pants down. Officers attended and located the 38-year-old, male in question. He was known to police to be on probation. He was placed under arrest and charged with mischief and failing to comply with probation. Later, he was released with conditions and a future court date.


Male Charged After Fleeing from Police While Impaired

On March 23, 2024, at about 1:00am, an officer from the Brockville Police attempted to perform a traffic stop on a vehicle in the area of Ormond St. and Central Ave. The vehicle was observed driving erratically. The vehicle failed to stop for the officer and attempted to flee. The vehicle turned onto Bramshot Ave., where it lost control and struck the curb causing damage to front wheel and dislodging it from the vehicle. The driver was identified to be a 35-year-old, male who was placed under arrest. It was found that the male was under the influence of alcohol as well. Testing was performed at the Brockville Police Service and impairment was confirmed. He was charged with flight from police, dangerous operation of a motor vehicle, operation while impaired and operation while impaired – blood alcohol concentration over 80mg. His driver’s licence was suspended, vehicle impounded and held for a bail hearing.


Male Charged After Making Threats

On March 24, 2024, at about 1:30am, police received a report of a male who had sent messages to a family member, threatening to burn down their home, stab them and harm their children. Police spoke to the victim and confirmed the threats. The male was located by police, later on March 24th, at about 2:30pm. Due to the serious nature of the threats, he was arrested and charged with two counts of uttering threats and held for a bail hearing.    


Female Arrested for Weapon Possession and Bail Violation

On March 25, 2024, at about 4:00pm, police received a call of a suspicious vehicle with a male and female passed out inside the vehicle, in the area of Kincaid St. Police arrived and located the subjects in question. Investigation revealed that the 30-year-old, female in the vehicle, was on conditions to abstain from communicating with the male subject she was with. She was placed under arrest for failing to comply with her conditions and when searched, a loaded, silver painted, flair gun, was located. The item was seized and she was charged with fail to comply with undertaking and possession of a weapon for dangerous purpose. She was released on conditions and a future court date.