On September 2nd at approximately 4:20 pm, Brockville Police received several calls about a male party staggering around streets in the center are of the city.
A local, 45 year old, was located and found to be heavily intoxicated. He was arrested and charged with public intoxication. Later, when sober, he was released from custody with a fine.
On September 2nd at approximately 6:45 pm, Brockville Police received a theft complaint at the downtown skate park.
A local, male teen, was approached by two older male teenagers who took video games from him as well as his hat.
Police have suspects in the incident but it is still under investigation.
On September 2nd at approximately 7:30 pm, Brockville Police attended the library on Buell Street for a theft complaint.
A local, male youth was approached by older teenage males who took his laptop. Police have suspects in the incident but it is still under investigation. The same parties are believed responsible for this incident and the one mentioned above.
On September 2nd at approximately 8:00 pm, Brockville Police responded to a group home in the south end of the city.
A local, 55 year old male, was reported by staff to be holding a knife to his own throat, threatening to hurt himself. Police spoke to the male to try and calm him down. The male was placed in cuffs but some force was required. He was then escorted to hospital for required assistance. No one suffered any injuries.
Pulled Fire Alarm
On September 2nd at approximately 10:00 pm, Brockville Police responded to a north end apartment complex for a pulled fire alarm.
Information was received that a group of youths in the area may be responsible.
Police could not locate the youths at the time of their attendance.
The Brockville Police are taking numerous calls of phone fraud.
The popular one right now involves people calling indicating they are from Revenue Canada. They threaten people with jail time, court dates and deportation if outstanding tax amounts are not paid up. If you receive one of these calls, hang up right away.
Call the Canadian Anti-theft Center for more information at 1-888-495-8501.