June 2 – 3, 2022 News Release

Public Intoxication Arrests Downtown

Officers responded to two reports yesterday of suspicious males in the downtown corridor who were later located by police and found to be asleep and under the influence of alcohol.

Yesterday afternoon shortly after 4 p.m. Brockville Police received a call of a suspicious male lying on the sidewalk on Apple Street not far from the intersection with King St. When officers arrived they located a 59 year old Brockville man, who was obviously under the influence of alcohol and unable to care for himself. As a result he was arrested for Public Intoxication and held until he was sober and released with a Provincial Offences notice.

Once again at 6:30 p.m. officers were called to the downtown area after reports of a suspicious male at the south end of Broad St. When officers arrived they located a 44 year old Brockville area man lying near a flower bed under the influence of alcohol and also unable to care for himself. He too, was placed under arrest for Public Intoxication and held in custody until sober and released with a Provincial Offences notice.

 

Police seek witnesses in George Street Disturbance

Investigators are seeking witnesses to a disturbance on George Street during the early morning hours Friday.

At approximately 12:20 a.m. officers were called to an area of George Street between Buell St and John St involving 3 males in an altercation. When they arrived officers spoke with one of the males involved in the altercation but two others had fled the scene. One of the males, may have suffered an injury during the altercation

Anyone who may have witnessed the incident, or have information is asked to contact the investigating officer Constable Knezevic at 613-342-0127 ext. 6106 or by email at mknezevic@brockvillepolice.com

 

June 1 – 2, 2022 News Release

Domestic Disturbance leads to Assault Charges

A 29 year old Brockville man is facing assault charges, the result of a domestic disturbance at a north end apartment building late last evening.

At approximately 11:20 p.m. officers were called to an apartment complex in the city’s north end after alert neighbours heard yelling and witnessed a couple arguing out their window. On officers arrival the yelling was continuing and police were able to locate the apartment the disturbance was coming from. After speaking with all involved, the man was arrested at the scene for domestic assault without incident. He was conveyed to the Brockville Police Service and released on several conditions to protect the safety of the victim and released with a future court date.

The 23 year old female victim did not suffer any physical injuries as a result of the altercation.

 

Rash of Vandalism in the Downtown Core

Brockville Police are currently investigating a number of reports of vandalism in the downtown core of Brockville.

Businesses and City staff contacted the police after their buildings, fences and playground structures were spray painted over the past several days. They include:

  • Traffic Control Boxes (Front Ave and Stewart Blvd)
  • Mailbox (King St W/Beecher St)
  • Buildings
    • 5 Home Street (Medical Centre)
    • Brockville Arts Centre
    • 103 King St West (2-4-1 Pizza/Manpower Building)
    • 138 King St West (Shopper’s)
    • The new bathroom building at Hardy Park
  • Play Structure at Hardy Park

Anyone with information that may assist the investigation is asked to contact the Brockville Police at 613-342-0127 or Crime Stoppers at 1-888-222-TIPS (8477)

May 31 – June 1, 2022 News Release

Break and Enter

Brockville Police are investigating a break and enter to a downtown Brockville Restaurant overnight Monday. At approximately 10am Tuesday Morning officers were called to the Nakhon Thai Restaurant located at 28 King St West, in Brockville when owners discovered the break-in at the rear of the restaurant. 

Officers attended to the restaurant and seized a number of items for forensic identification purposes in relation to the break in.

The business suffered minor damage and an undisclosed number of items were taken from the business. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Brockville Police at 613-342-0127 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477)

 

Stunt Driving Charges

A 19 year old Brockville area man is facing Stunt Driving charges after being pulled over on North Augusta Road last evening.

Constable Cam Young clocked a 2022 Toyota Tacoma travelling in excess of 100km/h  in the area of North Augusta Road and Waverly Drive, before eventually getting the vehicle stopped.

In addition to the Stunt Driving Charges, the young man is also facing a 30 day license suspension and his vehicle will be impounded for 14 days.

 

RIDE Programs

With the warmer weather and the summer holiday season fast approaching Brockville Police will again be stepping our RIDE programs throughout the city.

Last night officers set up on Stewart Blvd between 1am-2am and stopped a number of vehicles travelling north bound. Officers were very pleased to report there were no alcohol related incidents

May 26 – 31, 2022 News Release

Break and Enter

On May 26, 2022 at about 10:30PM, the Brockville Police Service received a complaint of a break and Enter at the Connect Youth facility at 125 Stewart Blvd. It was found that there was a male was on security video, leaving out of the rear of the building, in possession of a Dewalt tool bag. Officers attended the area and found a male matching the description captured on video. The male was arrested and identified to be a 43-year-old male. He was searched and officers found the Dewalt tool bag that was observed on video, along with other electronics and brand new cell phones still in the box. These cell phones were later confirmed to have been stolen from Connect Youth, as multiple phones were reported stolen the previous day. Once the investigation was complete, he was charged with the offences of break and enter, possession of break and enter tools, two counts of property obtained by crime and fail to comply with probation. He was released on an undertaking with conditions and a future court date.

 

Altercation Leads to Assault

On May 29, 2022 at about 2:45PM, the Brockville Police Service received a report of a fight that had taken place on Brock St. Investigation revealed that a 38-year-old male had engaged in a physical altercation with another resident in the area. The other male involved in the fight required medical attention. The injuries are considered non-life-threatening.  The 38-year-old male was arrested for assault cause bodily harm. At that time, he resisted the arrest and attempted to fight police. He struck, kicked and threatened every officer who was involved at the scene. He caused damage to the police vehicle that he was secured in as well by kicking the doors. The officers did not suffer significant injuries. In addition to the assault cause bodily harm charge, this male was charged with mischief under $5,000.00, obstruct peace officer, five counts of assault peace officer and six counts of uttering threats. He was held in custody for a bail hearing.

 

Family Dispute Leads to Assault

On May 29, 2022 at about 6:30PM, the Brockville Police Service received a complaint of a fight that had taken place between two siblings, in the Cartier Court area. Investigation revealed that a 42-year-old male was engaged in a dispute with his sister. As the dispute escalated, he struck his sister in the face twice, causing an injury to her nose. Shortly after, the male was located and arrested for assault. He was charged and released on an undertaking with conditions and a future court date.   

 

Damage to Vehicles

On May 29, 2022 at about 8:00AM, the Brockville Police Service received complaints of multiple vehicles damaged in the Kensington Pkwy vicinity. Damage consisted of slashed tires and scratched (keyed) paint. The Brockville Police Service always encourages the public to report any information about these incidents and if you see anything suspicious, notify the police at the time.

 

Bail Violations

On May 30, 2022 at about 12:30PM, the Brockville Police Service received information of a male at the Kensington Plaza who was causing a disturbance. Information was that a male was in the parking lot area yelling obscenities at customers of the plaza. He was also purposely blocking traffic. Officers arrived and identified the male to be a 36-year-old male. Investigation revealed that he was on a release order with a condition to not attend the Kensington Plaza property, due to previous disturbances. He was arrested and held for a bail hearing for the offences of fail to comply with release order and fail to comply with probation.

 

Shoplifting

On May 30, 2022 at about 9:00PM, the Brockville Police Service was notified of a shoplifter at the Real Canadian Superstore on Parkedale Ave. Officers arrived and learned that a 52-year-old male, had attended to the Superstore and proceeded through the cashier area paying for some merchandise. It was discovered that the male had concealed approximately $100.00 worth of other merchandise, which he did not disclose to the cashier. He attempted to leave the store making no attempt to pay for the concealed items. He was arrested and charged with theft under $5,000.00 and released with a future court date.    

 

Warrants

On May 27, 2022 at about 6:00PM, an officer from the Brockville Police Service located a 33-year-old male, in the area of King St. W., who was known to be wanted. The male was wanted on an arrest warrant for failing to comply with release order. He was arrested and released shortly after with a new court date.

Further;

On May 31, 2022 at about 1:30AM, the Brockville Police Service located and arrested a 60-year-old male, who was known to be wanted, on King St. W. He had a warrants for his arrest regarding a charge of failing to attend the Brockville Police Service for fingerprinting and a bench warrant for failing to attend court. He was held in custody for a bail hearing.

May 23 – 26, 2022 News Release

Mischief and Assaulting Police

On May 23, 2022 at about 9:30PM, the Brockville Police Service received multiple complaints of a male attempting to strike and jump on moving vehicles in the area of Parkedale Ave. and California Ave. Officers attended the area and located the 29-year-old male who was causing this disturbance. When officers approached him, he was not co-operative with police. It was believed he was suffering from a medical emergency suspected to be caused by substance consumption. As police attempted to arrest the male for causing damage to a vehicle, he became combative and during the struggle, kicked one of the officers in the mouth. He was taken control of and eventually taken to the hospital due to his physical state. Once he was released by the hospital, he was charged with the offences of mischief under $5,000.00, assaulting a peace officer and 2 counts of fail to comply with probation. He was given documents with a future court date. The officers did not suffer any lasting injuries.

 

Domestic Dispute

On May 25, 2022 at about 3:00PM, the Brockville Police Service received a complaint regarding threats of harm to another, in the Glengarry Rd. area. Officers arrived on scene and spoke to a male who advised that he and his 30-year-old girlfriend, had recently broken up. They were at the residence together when tensions were rising. At one point the 30-year-old female, grabbed a knife and held it towards the male. She had also made comments that she was going to kill him. Officers arrested the female and charged her with assault with a weapon and uttering threats. Once a safety plan was in place, she was released with conditions and a future court date. 

 

Warrant

On May 23, 2022 at about 10:00PM, officers from the Brockville Police Service located and arrested a 33-year-old female who was wanted on an outstanding bench warrant. The warrant was for failing to attend court. She was arrested and held in custody for a bail hearing.

Further;

On May 24, 2022 at about 9:00AM, a 25-year-old male had turned himself into the Brockville Police Service as he had an outstanding warrant for his arrest. The warrant was in relation to an investigation of an unwanted person, which took place on May 14, 2022. This resulted in him being charged with unlawfully in a dwelling, fail to comply with probation and two counts of fail to comply with release order. He was arrested and held for a bail hearing.

Further;

On May 25, 2022 at about 7:00AM, a 57-year-old male turned himself into the Brockville Police Service as he had an outstanding warrant for his arrest. It was a bench warrant for fail to attend court. He was taken into custody and held for a bail hearing.   

 

May 20 – 24, 2022 News Release

Unwanted Person

On May 20, 2022 at about 2:30PM, the Brockville Police Service received a complaint about an unwanted person on Ferguson Dr. A 20-year-old male was a guest, visiting at a residence where he became no longer welcome. As he was outside the residence, he struck the homeowner’s vehicle causing damage. When police arrived, he was not initially listening to demands. He was taken control of and arrested without any injuries. He was held in custody for a bail hearing for the offences of mischief under $5,000.00 and fail to comply with probation.

 

Domestic Dispute

On May 20, 2022 at about 6:30PM, the Brockville Police Service received a complaint of a domestic dispute on King St. W. The information was that a 22-year-old male was residing with his girlfriend at her families apartment. An altercation erupted between the male and his girlfriend. The male choked his girlfriend and was kicked out of the residence shortly after. The male then made entry back into the residence by causing damage to the door and damaged items inside. He then fled on foot prior to police arrival. Officers attended the area and located the male in the area of Beecher St. He was arrested and held in custody for the offences of assault and mischief. The injuries to the female are described as non-life-threatening.

 

Theft

On May 20, 2022 at about 8:00PM, the Brockville Police Service received information regarding a theft from a residence on Brock St. Neighbours in the area to the victim’s residence, observed a 35-year-old male, walk onto the property and take something from the front yard. The residences garage door was open and it was unsure if the male had entered. Officers attended the area and located the male. He was in possession of items that were taken from a children’s play table in the front yard. He was arrested, charged with theft under $5,000.00 and released with a court date. 

 

Domestic Dispute

On May 22, 2022 at about 5:00PM, the Brockville Police Service received a complaint about a domestic dispute on Pearl St. W. A couple were arguing at the residence and the male went out to the porch during it. As the male was still frustrated, he began damaging items on the porch including the door. Police arrived and arrested the male. The 32-year-old male was charged with mischief under $5,000.00. He was later released with a future court date. 

 

Domestic Dispute

On May 23, 2022 at about 2:15AM, the Brockville Police Service received information about a domestic dispute on Pine St. Officers arrived and found that a 42-year-old male was visiting his girlfriends residence and he had assaulted her during an argument. Injuries are described as minor or non-life-threatening. The male was arrested and charged with assault. He was later released with a new court date.

May 18 – 19, 2022 News Release

Warrants

On May 18, 2022 at about 4:00PM, the Brockville Police Service located a 32-year-old female in the area of Stewart Blvd. and Parkedale Ave., who was wanted on a warrant. The warrant was a bench warrant for failing to attend court on charges that were issued by the OPP. The female was arrested and turned over to the OPP.

Further;

On May 18, 2022 at about 11:30PM, the Brockville Police Service located a 48-year-old male in the area of Central Ave., who was wanted on a warrant. The warrant was a bench warrant for failing to attend court on charges that were issued by the OPP. The male was arrested and turned over to the OPP.

Further;

On May 19, 2022 at about 3:00PM, the Brockville Police Service located a 31-year-old male, who was wanted on Stewart Blvd. It was learned that there was a warrant for his arrest as a result of a sexual assault investigation. The investigation was initiated last Fall in 2021. The male was arrested and held for a bail hearing on various charges including sexual assault, sexual interference, criminal harassment and fail to comply with probation. There is no safety concern for the community and due to the sensitivity of this investigation, no further information will be released at this time.  

May 14 – 17, 2022 News Release

Bail Violation

On May 14, 2022 at about 7:00PM, the Brockville Police Service attended to a residence on Kensington Pkwy to check on the well-being of a 24-year-old female. Officers did check on the female and advice was provided. It had been determined however, that the female had been in breach of her release order bail condition of house arrest. She was arrested and held for a bail hearing for failing to comply with release order.

 

Break and Enter

On May 17, 2022 at about 3:00PM, the Brockville Police Service received a complaint about an unwanted person found in a residence on Cuthbertson Ave. Investigation revealed that a resident of the address came home to find an unknown and uninvited person sleeping in a bed. Police attended to the bedroom and discovered a 44-year-old female, asleep, who appeared to be under the influence of substances. It was also found that the female had gone through cupboards in search of food. The female was arrested for break and enter and fail to comply with probation. She was held in custody for a bail hearing.

 

Bail Violation

On May 17, 2022 at about 3:15PM, the Brockville Police Service located a 27-year-old male in the area of Parkedale Ave. and Crocker Cr. The male was found to be on a release order with a condition of house arrest. He was placed under arrest for failing to comply with his release order and held in custody for bail hearing.

 

Warrants

On May 14, 2022 at about 8:30AM, a 26-year-old male, turned himself into the Brockville Police Service as he had knowledge of an outstanding warrant for his arrest. The warrant was a bench warrant for failing to attend court. He was later released on an undertaking with a new court date.

 

 

Police Week – May 15 – 21, 2022

The Brockville Police Service is joining police services across Ontario in kicking off Police Week (#PoliceWeekON), which celebrates the work front-line police officers, 9-1-1 communicators, civilian staff, and all members of Ontario police services do to keep Ontarians safe and healthy.

This year, Police Week runs from May 15 to 21, 2022. The theme for the week is Your Police Services: Helping Build Safer Communities, highlights and celebrates the important role our police officers and personnel play in helping Ontarians build and maintain healthy and safe communities across our Province.

“Police Week was first observed in 1970 and coincides with the Peace Officers Memorial Day, which is recognized internationally on May 15. This year, we honour and celebrate our police officers and personnel for the extraordinary work they do every day.” Said Staff Sergeant Darryl Boyd.

Throughout this week, the Brockville Police Service will be highlighting the many ways in which our members continue to serve our community.

The annual Police Week in Ontario is sponsored by the Ontario Association of Chiefs of Police (OACP) and the Ontario Ministry of the Solicitor General. It is part of the National Police Week led by the Canadian Association of Chiefs of Police.

 

May 12 – 16, 2022 News Release

Motor Vehicle Collision

On May 16, 2022 at about 10:30AM, the Brockville Police Service received information in regards to a vehicle striking the business store front of W.C. Burgess Insurance on Central Ave. Officers arrived on scene to find the vehicle had gone through the front window area of the building and was partially inside the lobby area of the business. Fortunately, no one was injured during the incident. It was found that the owner of the vehicle had attended for some assistance from another neighbouring business of the insurance company. One of the employee’s from that business had to attend to the vehicle to assist them with a task. As a result, this employee was unfamiliar with the customers vehicle, as it had a manual transmission. When the car was started, the unfamiliarity and accidental action caused the vehicle to advance forward into the store front. Impairment was not a factor in this collision. No charges are being laid as a result of the investigation.   

 

Domestic Disturbance

On May 12, 2022 at about 6:00PM, the Brockville Police Service received a call of a female yelling for help at a residence on Kensington Pkwy. Officers arrived and investigation revealed that a 44-year-old male had assaulted a female and physically prevented her from leaving the apartment. The injuries are described as non-life-threatening. The male was arrested and held for a bail hearing for the offences of assault, forcible confinement and failing to comply with his conditional sentence order.

 

Graffiti Mischief

On May 12, 2022 at about 7:00PM, the Brockville Police Service received information regarding four youths spray painting graffiti on CN Rail property near Bartholomew St. Investigation lead police to identify four youths involved in causing this damage. There has been a significant increase in graffiti over the recent months. It is not suggested that these youths are responsible for other incidents; however, police are taking these offences seriously due to many complaints from the community. All four youths were charged by police for mischief under $5,000.00 and returned to their parents.   

 

Bail Violation

On May 13, 2022 at about 1:00AM, the Brockville Police Service received information in regards to a 25-year-old male, in the area of Orchard St., not abiding by his bail conditions. The investigation revealed that the male was on a release order and a probation order, both with a condition to abstain from communicating with a particular female. The two individuals being referenced were observed walking together. Officers located both parties and the male was placed under arrest. The male was charged with fail to comply with release order and fail to comply with probation. He was also held in custody for a bail hearing.

 

Warrants

On May 13, 2022 at about 4:00PM, the Brockville Police Service received information of a 29-year-old male, who was wanted on a warrant for failing to comply with his release order. He was located by police and arrested in the area of Stewart Blvd. He was held in custody for a bail hearing.   

Further;

On May 13, 2022 at about 6:30PM, the Brockville Police Service received information of a suspicious person on the Brock Trail in the area of Oak St. Officers attended and located a 30-year-old male, who was found to be wanted on a bench warrant for fail to attend court. He was arrested on the warrant. A search of the male discovered that he was in possession of a small quantity of fentanyl. He was held for a bail hearing due to the warrant and additionally charged with possession of fentanyl.