On the 14th of February 2021 at 9:35 PM an officer conducting mobile patrol King St. West observed a white Mazda sedan travelling southbound on Perth St., approaching the intersection of King St. W. The white Mazda was observed to have its passenger headlight out.
The officer conducted a traffic stop and discovered a 32 year old passenger in the vehicle who was breaching her release order by being out past her 9:00 PM curfew. She was arrested without incident and charged with the breach. She will appear in court at a later date to answer to the charges.
On the 13th of February at 7:15 AM officers responded to an address in the north end for a domestic disturbance. As a result of that call a 43 year old male was arrested for breaching a release order by being at that residence. A search incident to arrest led to further charges for being in possession of a controlled substance. The male was held in custody for a bail hearing where he was released on conditions by the court.
On February 13th, 2021 at 11:30 AM officers responded to a dropped 911 call at a downtown residence. Officers attended and investigated the call and discovered the 39 year old accused female inside the residence. She had previously been charged and was on conditions not to be at that residence. She was arrested and held in custody for a bail hearing. The female was brought before the court for a “show cause” hearing where she was released on new conditions by the court.
A local resident is the victim of a phone scam where he lost several thousands of dollars. The victim was contacted by a suspect by phone. The victim then gave them access to his computer in order to repair viruses. The victim’s computer was then hacked and the suspects gained access to his accounts.
Don’t give out personal information
Beware of unsolicited calls where the caller asks you for personal information, such as:
- Your name
- Your address
- Your birthdate
- Your Social Insurance Number (SIN)
- Your credit card or banking information
If you didn’t initiate the call, you don’t know who you’re talking to.
On February 13th at 6:16 PM the Brockville Police Service received a complaint of a possible impaired driver that was reportedly driving all over the road. The vehicle was located and stopped by officers on Parkedale Ave. The 34 year old driver was arrested for impaired operation of a conveyance and drive with more than 80 milligrams of alcohol. His vehicle was impounded for 7 days and his driver’s licence suspended for 90 days. He will appear in court at a later date to answer to the charges.
A 28 year old male is facing charges of uttering a threat and breaching a release order. The Brockville Police Service received the threatening complaint on the 9th of February. The male was to be located and charged for the threats.
On the 12th of February he was then observed by the complainant breaching his bail conditions by being at or near an address on Perth Street that he was prohibited from being at. The male was arrested and held in custody by police. The male was released by the courts after a bail hearing on Saturday.
On February 12th at 10:25 AM members of the Brockville Police Service responded to a call for a “body” on the floor at a business on Pearl Street. The attending officers quickly realized that the “body” was someone that had overdosed and immediately administered Naloxone. Paramedics then arrived on scene and transported the male to the Brockville General Hospital. The male had reportedly used what was believed to be fentanyl shortly before the overdose. The male was later released by medical staff.
From the Health Unit:
Be Aware and Use Safely
There has been an increase of drug overdoses in the area.
- If you are going to use, don’t use alone.
- Don’t mix drugs.
- Use a small amount and test your drug first. If you are trying a new drug or haven’t used in 3 or more days use a small amount first.
- Know the signs of an overdose.
- Get a Naloxone Kit.
- CALL 911 – All overdoses are a medical emergency.
For more information call 1-800-660-5853.