On November 11, 2022 at about 2:30PM, the Brockville Police Service received information from the Brockville fire Department, of a fire set under a play structure at Victoria Park. Both services attended and made sure that the fire was out. The fire had been put out by other witnesses in the area. It was stated that approximately 6 youths were at the location and believed to be responsible. Luckily, there was no damage caused. We thank those who assisted prior to emergency services attending. We ask the public to please make sure you call the appropriate services if activity like this is observed.
On November 12, 2022 at about 4:30AM, the Brockville Police Service received information of a structure fire in the area of Buell St. and Church St. The Brockville Fire Department attended and the appropriate buildings were evacuated for safety. The buildings affected were 20, 22 and 24 Church St. Any residents who were displaced due to the evacuation were provided shelter and other assistance. The fire was believed to have started in one of the units in the 22 Church St. building. The exact cause of the fire is still under investigation with the Brockville Fire Department and the Ontario Fire Marshal.
On November 11, 2022 at about 11:00PM, the Brockville Police Service received information from a female who resides in the Bridlewood area, that she was being harassed by her ex-boyfriend. Officers attended and investigation revealed that her 29-year-old, ex-boyfriend was harassing her. He was arrested and charged with criminal harassment. He was released with conditions and a future court date.
On November 13, 2022 at about 5:00AM, the Brockville Police Service received information of a suspicious male, sitting in a vehicle at the Esso Gas Station at 578 Stewart Blvd. The male had been there for approximately an hour. Officers arrived and identified the suspicious person to be a 45-year-old male. The officers determined that he was in possession of a quantity of crystal meth. He was arrested and charged with possession of crystal meth and fail to comply with probation. He was released with a future court date.