News Release – July 16 – 19, 2021

Domestic Assault

July 19, 2021 at 7:15 PM, officers responded to a domestic complaint in the city’s north end.  As a result of their investigation a 54-year-old female was arrested and charged with assault and mischief under $5000.  She was then released from custody with a court date in the future.

Warrants

On July 19, 2021 at 1:45 PM, officers located and arrested a 38-year-old female that was wanted on warrant for failing to attend court.  She was arrested without incident and released on her own recognizance with a court date in the future.

Warrants

Nikolai GAUTHIER, who was wanted from an assault on July 7, 2021, was arrested on July 19th at 3:23 PM.  The male was located in the city’s south end and he was held in custody pending a bail hearing. 

Bail violations\Drugs

July 18, 2021 at 10:44 AM, officers were called for a suspicious persons call at 43 King street West.  A 32-year-old female was arrested at the scene as she had a warrant for her arrest for failing to attend court. A search incident to arrest led to another charge for being in possession of a controlled substance (methamphetamine). She was held in custody for a bail hearing.

Impaired

July 18, 2021 at 10:22 PM, a 28-year-old male was charged with impaired operation and drive with more than 80 milligrams of alcohol.  Officers conducted a traffic stop on Perth Street at Schofield Avenue.  The officer detected an odour of an alcoholic beverage on the driver’s breath.  The driver failed a roadside screening device and was arrested.  He was then turned over to a qualified breath technician.  The male provided samples of his breath that were over the legal limit.  He will appear in court in the future.

Mischief/assault

July 16, 2021 at 8:20 AM, a 24-year-old female was arrested for assault, assault with a weapon, mischief and breach of probation.  Officers were at the Brockville General Hospital dealing with another matter when the accused struck a security officer.  The accused then fled on foot striking a police cruiser with her skateboard as she ran.  An officer at the scene pursued her on foot.  As he approached, the accused went to strike him with her skateboard.  The officer deployed his OC spray and affected an arrest.  She was subsequently charged with breaching a probation order by not keeping the peace or being of good behavior.  The accused was held in custody for a bail hearing.

Obstruct Police

July 17, 2021 at 1:13 AM, a 45-year-old male was arrested for obstructing police and causing a disturbance by being drunk.  Officers on routine patrol were flagged down by witnesses indicating that the male was attempting to engage people in an altercation.  Police attempted to intervene, but he continued his attempts to fight people on the street.  The officer attempted to arrest the accused and was taken into custody after a struggle.  He was later released with a future court date.

 

 

July 14 – 15, 2021 News Release

Theft

July 14, 2021 officers responded to a theft complaint at City Hall around 7:00 AM.  Two unknown suspects entered the site sometime overnight and removed several tools worth in excess of $5000.  CCTV footage captured the suspects entering the site at 4:30 AM.  The thieves were on bicycles.  The descriptions are limited at this time. One suspect is described as white male wearing orange shorts, black t-shirt with socks and running shoes. He was on a black and red mountain bike.  No description of the second subject at this time.

Anyone with any pertinent information is asked contact Cst. Dedekker at 613-342-0127 ext. 6092 or call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).

Mischief

June 26, 2021 the Brockville Police received a complaint of mischief were the complainant indicated that an acquaintance had damaged her front door 51 Water Street.  The 59-year-old accused male was located on July 14th on Water Street at 2:30 PM and arrested for that offence.  He was released from custody with a future court ate.

Mischief/assault police

July 14, 2021 at 9:24 PM, officers responded to a complaint of a disturbance at a King Street West apartment building.  The complainant stated that a shirtless male was attempting to gain entry to the building.  The first responding officer arrived on scene and was confronted by a 35-year-old male.  The suspect approached the officer stating that he was going to assault him.  The officer drew and displayed his issued conducted energy weapon and gained compliance from the male who was taking into custody.  The investigation revealed that the male had damaged a glass door at the building.  He was held in custody, charged with assaulting a police officer and mischief.

Threats

July 14, 2021 at 6:29 PM, officer responded to threatening complaint at a King Street West apartment building.  A 23-year-old male was arrested and charged with assault with a weapon, threats and breach of probation.  The accused attended an apartment and threatened the victim with violence if they did not return his drugs.  He produced a knife and told the victim they had three hours to return the drugs.  The victim told the accused that they were notifying the police. The accused then fled the area. He was located a short distance away and arrested for those offences.  He will appear in court to answer to the charges in the future.

At approximately 1:00 AM on the 15th, officers were called back to the same building for reports of a fight.  The same 23-year-old male was involved in an altercation.  Officers located the male who was being treated for an ankle injury by friends.  He was transported to BGH for treatment of the minor injuries.  The male was arrested breach of a bail condition and held in custody for a bail hearing.

 Bail Violations

July 15, 2021 at 1:00 AM, while officers were dealing with the above occurrence an 18-year-old female was arrested for breaching her probation order.  Officers ended up arresting the accused after she tried to engage a witness in an altercation.  She was charged and will appear in court at a later date.

 

July 13 – 14, 2021 News Release

Speeding

July 13, 2021 at 10:56 AM, an officer conducting traffic enforcement stopped a vehicle travelling 50 km/h over the posted speed limit of 50 km/h on Stewart Boulevard.  As of July 1, new amendments to the Highway Traffic Act have been implemented.   Drivers found speeding in excess of 40 km/h on a road with a speed limit of less than 80 km/h could now be charged with stunt driving.  This 47-year-old driver was charged and his vehicle was impounded.

Impaired

July 13, 2021 at 5:26 PM, the Brockville Police received a complaint about a possible impaired driver on Brock Street.  The driver was located at his residence, but displayed signs of impairment by alcohol.  He was arrested for impaired operation of a conveyance and turned over to a qualified breath technician so that samples of his breath could be obtained.  The 42-year-old male refused to provide a sample of his breath.  He has been charged with impaired operation of a conveyance and refusing to comply with a demand.  He will appear in court at a later date.

 

Joint Ministry of Transportation and Brockville Police Enforcement

July 14, 2021 the Brockville Police Service conducted a joint forces operation with the Ministry of Transportation Commercial Inspection and Enforcement Branch.  The operation was in response to several traffic related complaints about unsafe vehicles and improper exhausts.  This involved inspection notices handed out to offending vehicles that required the driver/owner to submit their vehicle for an inspection on today’s date.  Twelve notices were handed out to vehicles in our community.  Of those twelve notices issued, seven were deemed unfit or surrendered their plates/sold their vehicles prior to this inspection. Three vehicles were given repair verification notices, which means that the vehicles will have to be repaired and proof of that repair is sent to the officer.  One vehicle passed the inspection and one other vehicle did not report.  The owner of the vehicle that did not report will be charged with failing to report for the inspection.

 

 

News Release July 12 – 13, 2021

Impaired:

July 12, 2021 at 3:40 PM, officers attended the Real Canadian Superstore parking lot on Parkedale Avenue for reports of a possible impaired driver.  A 45-year-old male was arrested at the scene for impaired operation of a conveyance.  The male was turned over to a qualified breath technician in to determine the concentration of alcohol in his system.  The male refused to provide a sample of breath.  He was charged with impaired operation and refusal of a breath demand.  His vehicle was impounded for 7 days and his driver’s license was suspended for 90 days.  He will appear in court at a later date to answer to the charges.

News Release July 7 – 12, 2021

Harassment

On March 12, 2021, the Brockville Police Service investigated a complaint of harassing phone calls from a 53-year-old male made to an ex-partner.  The male could not be located at the time of the occurrence.  A warrant was issued for his arrest.  On July 11, 2021 at 4:45 PM, officers on Wall Street located the male.  He was released from custody with a court date in the future.

Impaired

July 11, 2021 at 5:07 PM, the Brockville Police Service received a complaint of a vehicle almost hitting a parked vehicle in a private drive on Perth Street.  The vehicle had pulled into the driveway almost colliding with the parked vehicle.  The suspect vehicle then backed out and drove away on Perth Street.  A description of the vehicle was provided to police.  Thirty minutes after the initial call a second call received from a resident on Keefer Street stating that the driver of that suspect vehicle had approached the complainant asking for gasoline.  The complainant could detect an odour of an alcoholic beverage on the driver’s breath and contacted police.

Officers arrived on scene and arrested the driver for impaired operation of a conveyance.  The provided samples of his breath to a qualified breath technician that exceeded the legal limit.  During the course of their investigation officers discovered that the driver provided a false identity.  The 51-year-old male is charged with: impaired operation of a conveyance, drive with more than 80 milligrams of alcohol and obstruct police.  He will appear in court at a later date to answer to the charges.

Warrants/break & enter tools

On July 12, 2021 at 4:21 AM, officers located a 22-year-old male on King Street West that was wanted by our service for a breach of probation warrant.  The accused was searched incident to arrest police located break-in instruments that included a screwdriver, pry bar, multi-tools and gloves.  He was held in custody for a bail hearing.

Assault

On July 10, 2021 at 1:15 officers responded to a disturbance on Brock Street.  A 44-year-old female is wanted for three counts of assault, two counts of assault with a weapon, uttering threats and possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose.  The accused had attended a yard sale where she confronted an ex-boyfriend, assaulted him and assaulted a female.  She then produced a knife and threatened several people.  A warrant is being requested for her arrest.

Bail violations/weapons

On July 8, 2021 at 3:00 PM, officers located a 34-year-old female that had a warrant for her arrest for failing to comply with bail conditions.  She was arrested on King Street West at John Street.  A search incident to arrest led to the charges of possession of a controlled substance, possession of a prohibited weapon and possession of false identity documents.  Officers had located a small amount of fentanyl and switchblade knife.

Arrest

Shanna McGregor was arrested in relation to the assault on Reynolds Drive that occurred on July 7, 2021.  She will appear in court in the future to answer to the charges.  The two other subjects Gauthier and Smith are still outstanding.

 

Resignation of Chief Fraser

The Brockville Police Services Board (BPSB) announces that Chief of Police, Scott Fraser, has tendered his resignation effective October 3, 2021. 

The BPSB sincerely thanks Chief Fraser for his 23 years of service, the past 7 as Chief, to the community and his contribution to the Brockville Police Service.  We wish him well in his future endeavors.

As of October 3, 2021 Deputy Chief Mark Noonan will assume the role of Acting Chief of Police until further notice.  The BPSB is confident in Deputy Chief Noonan’s ability to lead the Brockville Police Service and continue to provide safe and effective community policing to the citizens of Brockville.

July 6 – 7, 2021 News Release

Theft

July 7 around 4:00 PM, officers arrested a 37-year-old male for being in possession of a stolen bicycle.  The owner of the bicycle had reported it missing earlier in the day.   Police then received information that the bicycle was now leaning against a building on Water Street.  As this information was passed on to the owner, the above-mentioned suspect took the bike and left the area.  Officers in the area located the accused and arrested him for theft.  He was arrested without incident and will appear in court at a later date to answer to the charge.

 

Assault

July 7 at 7:00 PM, officers responded to an assault complaint that occurred in the lobby of an apartment on Reynolds Drive.  Two males and one female in the lobby of the building approached the 23-year-old victim. One suspect used an unknown substance, believed to be bear spray, on the victim.  The two other suspects assaulted the victim with kicks and punches.  The victim was brought to the Brockville General Hospital for minor injuries. 

Police have identified the suspects and are seeking to locate and arrest:

Nikolai Gauthier 24 years of age.  He is described as male white 183 cm, 65 kg with brown hair and blue eyes. Gauthier is charged with 1) assault with a weapon 2) mischief 3) breach of probation x 4.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Timothy Smith 38 years of age, male white, 188 cm, 113 kg, brown hair and blue eyes. Smith is charged with 1) assault 2) mischief 3) breach of probation x 3.

Shanna McGregor 27 years of age, female white, 157 cm, 73 kg, brown hair with blonde highlights and brown eyes. McGregor is charged with 1) assault 2) mischief.

Anyone with information regarding this incident or the suspects location are asked to call the Brockville Police Service at 613-342-0127 ext. 0 or call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).

The victim was also the subject of an arrest warrant for failing to attend court.  After the male was released from the hospital he was arrested and held in custody for a bail hearing.

 

Theft/weapons

July 7, 2021 at 8:38 PM, the Brockville Police were called to Walmart on Parkedale Ave. for reports of a 43-year-old male that had exited the store with several items without attempting to pay.  The male refused to comply with the loss prevention officer and fled on foot.  He was located a short distance away by police and arrested. At the time of his arrest, the male was armed with Brass Knuckles.  The accused has been charged with 1) theft 2) obstruct police 3) breach of a release order and 4) possession of a prohibited weapon.  He was held in custody for a bail hearing

 

Domestic

July 6, 2021 at 12:00 PM officers responded to a domestic disturbance in the city’s south end.  A 42-year-old male has been arrested and charged with domestic assault as a result of the investigation.  He was released from custody with a future court date.

 

 

News Release – July 5 – 6, 2021

Bail Violations

On July 5, 2021 at 5:17 PM, officers were in the area of George Street investigating a separate call when they observed the 36-year-old accused male accompanied by a 32-year-old female that he was on conditions not to associate with.  The male had previously been charged in relation to a domestic dispute where the male was charged for damaging property. He was arrested without incident and held in custody for a bail hearing.

News Release – July 2 – 5, 2021

Fraud

July 2, 2021 at 8:36 AM, a 34-year-old female was arrested for fraud in relation to a theft and use of credit cards from June 28th.   The victim had his vehicle entered and wallet taken from the vehicle while it was parked downtown overnight.  The victim learned of the theft when he received alerts that his card was used at a convenience store in the early morning hours on the 29th.  Police were notified and retrieved the CCTV footage from the store.  The suspect was identified and arrested when she was located on Wall St. on July 2nd.  She was released from custody with a future court date.

 

Warrants

On July 2, 2021 at 3:15 PM, a 28-year-old male was arrested on the strength of a bench warrant for failing to appear for court in relation to a threatening charge.  The accused was located by court officers on Wall Street and arrested without incident.  He was held in custody for a bail hearing.

 

Public Intoxication

On July 2, 2021 at 11:35 PM, officers responded to a disturbance at a residence on Park Street near Water Street.  A 25-year-old male was located on the street in an intoxicated condition.  The male was arrested for being intoxicated in a public place and held in custody until he could care for himself.  He was issued a $55 fine upon his release.

 

Impaired

On July 3, 2021 at 1:42 AM, the Brockville Police responded to complaints of a possible impaired driver on Glenwood Place.  The complainant indicated that the driver of a white Ford Expedition was driving erratically in the area.  Officers arrived on scene and arrested a 40-year-old female driver for impaired operation of a conveyance.   The accused was turned over to a qualified breath technician to determine the concentration, if any, of alcohol in her system.  She refused to provide any sample of breath.  She was charged with impaired operation and refusing to provide a sample of breath.  To add to her problems, she was not a licensed driver and had the wrong plates on her vehicle.  She was charged with impaired operation, refusing to provide a breath sample and breach of probation.  She will appear in court at a future date.

 

Traffic Collision

On July 3, 2021 at 9:54 PM, officers responded to a traffic accident at the intersection of Parkedale Avenue and Windsor Drive.  Two vehicles were involved in the accident that caused a road closure until the scene could be investigated.  A passenger from one of the vehicles was brought to the Brockville General Hospital for their injuries, but was later released.  An 18-year-old driver was charged with making a left turn-fail to avoid collision.

 

Bail Violations/officer assaulted

On July 4, 2021 at 10:15 AM, officers were called to an address on Dana Street for a female banging on windows and acting irrationally.  Officers attempted to arrest a 26-year-old female for mischief and breach of her probation order.  She resists the officer’s attempts and ends up biting one of them.  She is taken into custody and charged with 2 counts of breaching a probation order, mischief and assault police.  She was held in custody for a bail hearing.

 

News Release – June 30 – July 1, 2021

Domestic Assault

On June 30th, 2021 at approximately 3:30p.m., the Brockville Police Service received a complaint regarding a domestic dispute in the area of King St. w. and John St. in Brockville. Officers attended and investigation revealed that the male and female were engaged in a physical altercation where the 26 year old, local female, had assaulted the male causing minor injuries. The female was arrested and charged with assault. She was released on conditions with a future court date.

Bail Violation

On July 1st, 2021 at approximately 1:45a.m., officers from the Brockville Police Service located a 35 year old, local female, who was outside of her residence while on a release order with a curfew condition of 10:00p.m. to 6:00a.m. The female was arrested, charged with a breach of release order and held for a bail hearing.

Warrant

On June 30th, 2021 at approximately 8:30a.m., officers located and arrested a 40 year old, local male, who was wanted on an arrest warrant held by the OPP for various domestic violence related charges. The male was operating a vehicle in the South area of Brockville. The charges in question include assault, forcible confinement, overcoming resistance, uttering threats, mischief under$5,000 and theft under$5,000. He was arrested and turned over to the OPP for processing.