October 3 – 5, 2023 News Release

Two Suspects Arrested After Being Found in a Residence

On October 3, 2023, at about 11:30am, police received a call regarding sounds of people arguing and items being thrown in an apartment in Balmoral Pl. Officers attended the area and located the apartment in question. There, two male suspects were located; one was a 29-year-old, male, who attempted to flee out a window. The second was a 37-year-old, male, who was found hiding in the bathroom. Investigation revealed that the resident of the apartment was away, these two males did not have permission to be there at the time and had made entry into the unit. Both males were arrested and later released with future court dates. The 29-year-old, male, was charged with unlawfully in a dwelling and the 37-year-old, male, was charged with unlawfully in a dwelling and fail to comply with probation.


Fire at an Encampment

On October 4, 2023, at about 11:30pm, police responded to the area of Kyle Crt., to assist the Brockville Fire Department, in relation to a bush fire. This fire took place in what is known to be a homeless encampment, on the West end of Kyle Crt. Brockville Fire Department responded quickly and was able to control extinguish the fire. However, the dangers of this fire cannot go unnoticed. Not only is the spread of fire dangerous, within the area there were several small explosions which were believed to be caused by propane or fuel containers. The encampment was found to be vacant at the time and luckily, no one was injured in the incident. This is an important reminder for the need of everyone to promote fire safety.


Driving While Prohibited

On October 5, 2023, at about 4:30am, police stopped an un-plated motorcycle, in the area of Stewart Blvd. The driver was identified to be a 38-year-old, male, who investigation revealed was prohibited from driving. This was in relation to a previous impaired driving conviction. As a result, the motorcycle was impounded and the driver was charged with operation while prohibited. He was released with a future court date.