News Release May 20 – 23, 2023

Disturbance Leads to Charges and Discovery of Impaired Driving

On May 20, 2023 at about 5:00PM, police received a call of two males fighting in the area of Brock St. Investigation revealed that two, 36-year-old, males, began fighting while inside a vehicle. The males exited the vehicle and the fight continued in the street. Police arrived and discovered that one of the males had been operating the vehicle and is impaired by alcohol. Both males were arrested and no one was seriously injured. As a result, one male was charged with assault and fail to comply with release order. The second male was charged with assault, fail to comply with release order, fail to comply with probation, impaired operation of a motor vehicle and operation while over 80mg. They were held for bail hearings.


Disturbance Leads to Charges

On May 21, 2023 at about 9:00PM, police received a call regarding a dispute involving a group of young people, in the area of Bartholomew St. Officers arrived and learned that a 19-year-old, male, had assaulted a younger female by striking her in the eye. The injuries are not serious in nature and are considered non-life-threatening. The male was arrested and charged with assault and later released with conditions and a future court date.


Impaired Driving

On May 23, 2023 at about 12:30AM, an officer from the Brockville Police Service observed a 26-year-old, male, asleep behind the wheel of a vehicle in the area of King St. W and Perth St. Investigation revealed that the male was impaired by drugs and drug paraphernalia was observed in the vehicle. The male was arrested for impaired operation and was submitted to the applicable examination by a Drug Recognition Expert. This examination confirmed that the male was impaired. He was charged with impaired operation by drugs and his vehicle was towed. Later, he was released with conditions and a future court date.


Disturbance Leads to Arrest

On May 21, 2023 at about 6:45PM, police received multiple calls of a male swinging a piece of lumber around, in the area of the Brockville Public Library on Buell St. Officers attended quickly and identified a 19-year-old, male, as the one responsible. This male was in possession of a large quantity of property that he carries around in a large cart. This cart was pushed over, which, is what caused the male to become upset and grab the piece of lumber. He was arrested and charged with fail to comply with youth sentence, causing a disturbance and possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose. He was held in custody for a bail hearing.