Arrest for Empty Envelope Deposits
A 54 year old Brockville man attended to the Brockville Police Service yesterday afternoon and surrendered himself in relation to a fraud investigation involving a deposit of empty envelopes which began on August 23rd.
The man allegedly deposited an empty envelope into an ATM at the Scotiabank on Stewart Boulevard during this time and withdrew cash from his account. Staff at the branch became aware of the incident when emptying the machine and notified the Brockville Police of the incident. The man was contacted by police and surrendered himself Monday.
He was charged with Fraud under $5000 and given a future court date.
Residential break-ins continue
The Brockville Police Service took three more reports yesterday of residential break-ins yesterday which occurred sometime between Friday afternoon and Monday morning.
Shortly after 12 noon yesterday a resident on Bartholomew Street returned home from work on her lunch to find someone had entered her residence through a kitchen window. A number of personal and electronic items were reported to have been taken and the resident is still compiling a complete list of the missing items.
Late yesterday afternoon officers were called to another residence on Bartholomew Street where the owners told police that over the weekend and unknown person or person(s) entered their residence through a kitchen window. At the time the resident there did not believe anything missing.
At 7pm a third resident of Bartholomew Street reported that their house was broken into with entry also gained through a side window. The resident at the time of the report was still going through the residence and putting together a list of items that were missing.
All three houses were on the east side of Bartholomew Street between the CN Tracks and Reynold Drive and entry gained through a window.
The Brockville Police Services Scenes of Crime officers attended all three residence and examined the scenes and collected forensic evidence. These break-ins remain under investigation.
Anyone with information is asked to contact the Brockville Police Service at 613-342-0127 or submit a tip anonymously by contacting Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or online at www.tipsubmit.com and be eligible for a cash reward of up to $2000.