News Release – Week of May 10

This past week the Brockville Police Service has responded to 395 calls for service. As a result of these calls, police laid 58 Criminal Code charges, 13 Traffic Related charges and four other Provincial Offence charges consisting of Liquor and Trespass offences. Below are a few of the incidents to note from the week.


Wanted Male Arrested

On May 9, 2024, at about 6:30pm, police learned of a 50-year-old, male who was at a residence on King St. W. and wanted for multiple offences. The arrest warrant was stemming from incidents that took place in July 2023. The subject had been evading police and was wanted for assault, overcoming resistance (choking) and robbery. Brockville Police Officers, along with OPP led Joint Forces Guns and Gangs Enforcement Team, East Region, received a Feeney warrant authorizing entry into the residence. Police attended and located the male who attempted to flee. However, officers were able to gain control of the male and took him into custody. He was held for a bail hearing for the above offences.


Driving While Impaired by Drugs

On May 8, 2024 at about 2:00pm, police were received information of a possible impaired driver, parked in a pickup truck, in the area of Bartholomew St. Officers attended and spoke to the 30-year-old, male driver. The driver was believed to be impaired by drugs and placed under arrest. A search revealed that he was also in possession of cocaine, methamphetamine and another person’s identity documents. The subject was taken for further assessments by a Drug Recognition Expert. The result was that the vehicle was seized, driver’s licence suspended and the subject was charged with operation while impaired by drugs, possession of identity documents and two counts of possession for the purposes of trafficking drugs. He was released on conditions with a future court date.


Break and Enter in Progress Leads to Arrest

On May 3, 2024, at about 12:00pm, police received information regarding a 38-year-old, male attempting to open windows at a residence on Wall St. Officers attended and located a male matching the description. As they spoke to him he was placed under detention at which time he fled from police. Officers gave chase and eventually located him in the nearby area. He was placed under arrest for this incident as well as an outstanding warrant for break and enter to a store on King St. W. last month. Once he was arrested he was searched and brass knuckles were found in his possession. He was held for bail for the offences of break and enter, unauthorized possession of a weapon, possession of a weapon contrary to prohibition order, escape lawful custody and three counts of fail to comply with probation.