October 13 – 18, 2022 News Release

Weapons Charges

A 26 year old Cardinal area man is in custody this morning and scheduled to appear for a bail hearing later today after an incident at a centre town Brockville apartment early yesterday morning.

At approximately 2:00 a.m. Thursday morning the male attended to the 26 year old female victims apartment where she was with another female friend brandishing a replica handgun. The male made some threatening comments and attempted to rob the girls before they were able to get the handgun away from him and he fled the apartment.

Later in the morning, after the male posted some concerning messages over one of his social media accounts the Brockville Police asked for the assistance of the Grenville OPP in locating the accused male. They were able to locate him in the town of Cardinal and arrest him in relation to the occurrence and turn him over to Brockville Police late Thursday evening.

He is facing charges of assault with a weapon, pointing a firearm, possession of imitation weapon, and careless use of a firearm in relation to the incident.


Traffic Stop leads to Drug Charges

A vehicle driving erratically and without its taillights on early this morning drew the attention of patrol officers in the city’s downtown core resulting in a 35 year old Ottawa man being arrested and charged for drug and traffic related offences.

At approximately 3:30 a.m. officers observed a grey Mitsubishi operating without taillights and trying to evade police in the downtown area. The vehicle was stopped a short time later and it was learned the driver of the vehicle was prohibited from driving for previous offences. After he exited the vehicle, a large quantity of cocaine and crack cocaine was located. In addition, officers located a smaller container containing a small amount of crystal meth and a substantial amount of money. The man was then advised he would also be facing additional charges of possession of a controlled substance for the purpose of trafficking.

In addition, the man will be facing driving charges of driving while prohibited, operating a vehicle with no insurance, using license plates not authorized for the vehicle and operating a vehicle without proper rear lighting.

He was held in custody pending a bail hearing later today.