September 2 – 4, 2022 News Release

Male with a Knife Leads to Various Charges

On September 2, 2022 at about 12:30PM, the Brockville Police Service received a call of a 34-year-old male, in the area of Laurier Blvd. and Windsor Dr., in possession of a knife. It was described that the male was exhibiting bizarre and dangerous behaviour as he was shouting at people, stabbing trees, kicking and swinging the knife at vehicles on the roadway as they passed by. Officers began arriving on scene. The male approached the officer and struck the cruiser with his fist holding the knife before running into his residence in the area. Officers quickly set up containment on the property. When a safe opportunity presented itself, the male was arrested at the rear of the residence. Luckily, he was taken into custody without anyone being injured. He was held for a bail hearing for the offences of assault with a weapon, assault a peace officer with a weapon, uttering threats, possess weapons for a dangerous purpose and two counts of mischief under $5,000.00. I cannot express how well the responding officers performed in this high risk situation. Their actions and focus on mitigating the risk for everyone involved should be recognized. This was one dangerous situation that ended up with the most positive outcome possible.


Bail Condition Violation

On September 4, 2022 at about 1:00AM, officers from the Brockville Police Service were on patrol in the area of Water St. and Henry St. While there, they observed a 60-year-old male. It was found that the male was on a release order with a bail condition of a curfew. His curfew stipulated that he was to be within his residence between the hours of 10:00PM and 6:00AM. At that time, the male was placed under arrest. He was searched and officers also located a quantity of methamphetamine. He was held for a bail hearing for the offences of fail to comply with release order and possession of methamphetamine.


Suspicious Incident

On September 4, 2022 at about 8:00PM, the Brockville Police Service received information of a concerning incident that took place in the area of Laurier Blvd. and Kensington Pkwy. Information came in via a witness that said two teens were seen chasing another teen in that area. The two teens were in possession of a conducted energy weapon, often referred to as a taser or stun gun. The teen who was being chased was yelling in an attempt to draw attention and have the police notified. Once this happened, the two suspects discontinued the pursuit and fled. The suspects are described as wearing face coverings or masks, hoody’s (one black and one red in colour). The victim was wearing a white sweater and no other descriptors were provided. The Brockville Police Service is asking if anyone in the community witnessed has information they wish to provide, they can call the Brockville Police Service at 613-342-0127. Also, you can call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS).