News Release – May 13 – 15, 2024

Fire in Contained in Apartment Building

On May 13, 2024, at about 9:00pm, police received information of an active fire within the apartment building at 15 Gilmour St. The Brockville Fire Department attended quickly and with their fast response, the fire was luckily contained to one unit. One resident was removed from the unit and they received non-life-threatening injuries. 24 units in the building were evacuated for safety concerns while the building was inspected. After the thorough inspection the building was deemed safe and residents were able to return. Only the single occupant from the unit where the fire originated was displaced. This incident is not deemed suspicious.


Male Arrested in Warrant Execution

On May 15, 2024, 3:30pm, police were investigating an unrelated incident on Church St., when they located a 39-year-old, male who had a warrant for his arrest. The warrant was in relation to a charge of failing to comply with probation, stemming from an incident in early February, 2024. He was arrested and released with conditions and a future court date.


Theft from Store Leads to an Arrest

On May 14, 2024, at about 9:45pm, police received information that a male subject was observed shoplifting at the Superstore on Parkedale Ave. The subject was observed in the store, concealing items in a large duffle bag. He then attended to the checkout area and paid for one, single item, then left the store. Officers arrived and located the subject as he was leaving. He was identified to be a 32-year-old, male and was arrested. There was approximately $120.00, worth of merchandise found in the bag that he used to conceal the items. During the search, officers also located and seized a quantity of fentanyl. The male was charged with theft under $5,000.00 and released with conditions and a future court date.