November 12 – 13, 2020 News Release

Prescription Fraud

A 22 year old Ottawa man is facing fraud charges in relation after an alert local pharmacist contact police when they noticed a suspicious prescription.

Shortly after 2:00 pm yesterday,  Brockville Police were called to a north end pharmacy after they received a prescription from an Ottawa doctors office which looked suspicious. Some background checks revealed the prescription to be fraudulent. When the man returned to pick up his prescription last evening at approximately 8:30 pm police were contacted and located the man and placed him under arrest in relation to the incident.

Attempted Vehicle Purchase

A 25 year old Kitchener area woman has been identified as the person responsible for attempting to purchase a new vehicle from a local dealership Wednesday evening.

Officers had attended and arrested the woman Wednesday after an alert employee at the dealership became suspicious about the woman’s identification and contacted police. Officers attended and arrested the woman who had several pieces of identification on her in different names. She was conveyed to the Brockville Police headquarters, where detectives and forensic identifications officer were positively able to identify the woman.

The woman is now facing charges of 2 counts each of possessing another persons personal information. personation with intent, and uttering a forged document. She is also facing an additional charge of fraud over $5000.


Charges in Fatal Motor Vehicle Collision

A 17 year old youth is facing two charges of failing to yield under the Highway Traffic Act in relation to the fatal motor vehicle collision last month at the intersection of King Street West and Clarissa Street.

Officers were called to the intersection at approximately 11:30 am October 10th after Brockville Police had received several 911 calls of a serious motor vehicle collision. After an extensive investigation involving the OPP Technical Traffic Collision Investigators, and the Brockville Police Services detectives, forensic identification, and patrol officers charges were laid yesterday.