Arrest in Mac’s Milk Robbery
A 31 year old area man currently of no fixed address was arrested early this morning after police were called for a suspicious person in the area of the Phoenix Restaurant at approximately 4:10 a.m.
Officers were called when the man made some unusual comments to another man in the area about the contents of his back pack he was wearing. The witness contacted the Brockville Police about the conversation and a man fitting the description was located at Hardy Park. While speaking with officers, they noticed the males clothing and physical description matched that of the suspect from the Mac’s Milk robbery on Friday night. As a result, officers arrested the man and conveyed him to the Brockville Police Services where he was held in custody pending a bail hearing later today.
Detectives are continuing to interview witnesses regarding this investigation. They are looking to speak with other witnesses who in the area of Mac’s Milk on Friday evening around 11 p.m. In particular detectives would like to interview a male customer who spoke with the store clerk immediately after the Friday robbery and briefly with police after they arrived before leaving the area. Anyone with information is asked to contact Detective Graham Coe at 613-342-0127 ext. 4245
Speeders on Centre Street
Traffic officers from the Brockville Police will be monitoring the speeds of vehicles using Centre Street over the next couple of weeks after receiving complaints from several are residents regarding the speed of cars using the street.
With the Brock Street extension now complete, vehicle traffic on Centre Street has increased and according to area residents so has the speed of vehicles using the street.
Motorists are urged to use caution while travelling through this residential neighbourhood, in particular during the morning and afternoon school commute and watch for children.
Traffic stop leads to Drug and Obstruct Charges
An 18 year old Brockville man is scheduled to appear in bail court today as a result of a late night traffic stop last night.
At 11:15 the man was a passenger in a vehicle stopped by police for a Highway Traffic Act (HTA) infraction on Broome Road in the north end of the city. The officer thought he recognized the passenger in the vehicle who was wanted on outstanding warrants by the Brockville Police Service. In attempt to avoid arrest the man used a friend’s identification to provide to the officer. When officers recognized and confirmed his identify they proceeded to arrest him for the warrants. During the course of the arrest the man threw a quantity of drugs, believed to be methamphetamines on the floor of the vehicle. He was taken into custody and searched and to have a collapsible baton, machete, marijuana, pills and individual bags of unknown drugs in his possession.
In addition to the warrant the man now faces charges of possession for the purpose of trafficking, possession of a concealed weapon, obstruct police, breach of undertaking, and mischief under $5000
Mischief on Bartholomew Street
The Bartholomew Street corridor between Reynolds Drive and the railway tracks continues to be a target. Yesterday afternoon a resident in the area attended to the Brockville Police Service to report her vehicle was scratched on the passenger side from the front bumper across the entire side of her vehicle to the rear bumper.
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.