September 2 – 5, 2016 Incidents

Warrant / Bail Violation

On September 2nd at 10:10 am, Brockville Police Officers noticed a man walking on Parkedale Avenue that resembled a wanted party for an outstanding warrant from Ottawa. The Ottawa native, 50 years of age, was on conditions for outstanding charges that required him to remain within their city. He was arrested and charged with breaching his recognizance and held for a bail hearing later in the day.

Ottawa was advised of the arrest so they can execute their warrant when the party is released from custody locally. They have him charged with assault and failing to appear for court.


Mental Health Apprehension

On September 2nd at 10:13 am, Brockville Police received a complaint of a local 31 year old man acting strangely at the rear of a King Street business. The man is known to Police to have mental health issues. He was shirtless, yelling at people and in obvious need of help. The young man left the area before Officers arrived and could not be located.

At 11:50 pm, the man attended his mother’s residence in the south end of town and woke her up. He broke picture frames containing his photo, cutting his hands in the process. He then smeared his own blood all over his face. He caused a lot of mischief within the residence and again took off before Police arrival.

He then attended his father’s residence and used a screwdriver to punch holes in the walls.

Finally, in the morning of the 3rd, he was located behind the same King Street business and was apprehended under the Mental Health Act. Officers transported the man to local hospital for appropriate treatment.


Domestic Charges

On September 2nd at 11:25 am, Brockville Police attended a domestic dispute in the south/east section of the city.

A local 27 year old man was confronted by his girlfriend about infidelity issues. He became upset and threw a nearly full drink can at her, striking her in the arm. Officers arrested the man for assault and weapons dangerous.

The victim suffered minor injuries in the incident. The accused was held for a bail hearing.


Caught Stealing / Fled on Foot

On September 2nd at 1:51 pm, Brockville Police attended a north end box store for a theft complaint.

A local 24 year old man attempted to leave the store with a quantity of merchandise without paying. When confronted by store security he fled on foot prior to Officers arrival.

The suspect has been identified and a warrant will be issued for his arrest for theft. The stolen items were recovered.


Wanted After Failing to Sign In

In March of this year a local female, 34 years of age, was charged with numerous criminal offences by the Gananoque Police Service.

She was released on conditions at court with one of the requirements being to sign in with the Brockville Police twice a week. Officers here noticed she had missed several sign in dates while updating their records on the weekend. The accused woman is now wanted by Ganaoque for failing to attend court and in Brockville for failing to report in.

A warrant will be issued for her arrest.


Impaired on an E-Bike

On September 2nd at 8:49 pm, Brockville Police attended a north end intersection for a single vehicle accident.

A local 40 year old man lost control of his E-Bike and struck the stop sign at the intersection. He was not injured but Officers noted his ability to operate the bike was impaired by alcohol.

He was arrested and charged with impaired driving and then refusal after he would not provide breath samples back at the station. The accused was released when sober with a future court date.


Assault on Motorist

On September 2nd at 9:49 pm, Brockville Police responded to an assault on a motorist in a south end parking lot.

A local 21 year old man and his 21 year old male passenger were attacked by a group of four males. The victims were coming to a stop in the parking lot when one of the suspects threw a trailer hitch through the window of the vehicle. The driver was then sprayed with an unknown substance in the face and struck a fence in the lot while trying to come to a stop.

The males fled the area and only one local 24 year old has been identified as a responsible party.

The driver and his passenger received treatment at hospital to have their eyes flushed and to check out other minor soreness.

Police are currently trying to locate the 24 year old suspect who is also responsible for the theft mentioned earlier from the north end box store. He faces charges of assault with a weapon, mischief and breaching his probation order.


Running From Police Leads to Charges

On September 3rd at 4:05 am, Brockville Police Officers observed a young male on a downtown street who fled on foot when noticing Police.

Officers located the local 20 year old and found him to be in an intoxicated state. While searching his person subsequent to his arrest Officers located a set of brass knuckles.

When sober, the man was released with a fine for the public intoxication and given a future court date for possession of a prohibited weapon.


Suicide Threat

On September 3rd at 6:16 am, Brockville Police attended a south end residence to check on the wellbeing of a local 19 year old female.

She had sent pictures to a friend that showed herself holding a knife to her throat and talking about self harm. Officers located the young woman and apprehended her under the Mental Health Act. She was escorted to hospital for appropriate care and was not injured when contacted by Police.


Dog Stabbed

On September 3rd at 1:51 pm, Brockville Police attended the chip wagon in the Giant Tiger parking lot on Central Avenue.

Officers learned that an employee of the chip truck threw out a couple french fries for two dogs in the area. While a smaller dog was getting his share, a larger dog started nipping at the small dog.

The owner of the small dog proceeded to pull a knife from his pocket and stab the larger dog numerous times. The dog was stitched up at the animal hospital and is stable.

The small dog owner, a local 40 year old, was arrested and charged with weapons dangerous and injuring an animal. He was released with a future court date. The accused turned out to be the same man charged with impaired and refusing a breath test in the E-Bike accident the day prior.


Improper Storage – Firearm

On September 3rd at 4:42 pm, Brockville Police received information that a shotgun was being improperly stored at a south end residence. Officers attended and seized the firearm which was readily accessible and without a trigger lock.

A local 38 year old male was then looking at charges of careless storage of a firearm, possessing a firearm while prohibited from doing so and breaching his probation. The male was not at the residence when the firearm was seized.

On September 4th at 6:33 pm, Police received a complaint about the way a vehicle was being operated on city streets. Officers stopped the vehicle on Parkedale Avenue and discovered the male wanted for the firearm offence was a passenger.

The driver was sent on his way after his physical condition was checked on. Officers arrested the passenger and a search subsequent to his arrest turned up a quantity of both crystal meth and cocaine along with a set of scales, a small quantity of cash and a list of people who owed money. Another charge of possession of a controlled substance for the purposes of trafficking was added.

He will appear in bail court.


Outstanding Warrant

On September 3rd at 6:05 pm, Brockville Police took custody of a local 53 year old man after his arrest by neighbouring OPP Officers for a warrant held by our Service.

In March of 2014, the accused sold a stolen cell phone on Kijiji to a local female. The warrant was executed and the man was released on the charge of possession of stolen property.

He now faces a future court date.



On September 3rd at 6:56 pm, Brockville Police received a robbery complaint from a local 57 year old man.

The victim, a cab driver, was standing outside his vehicle in an apartment building lot. Another vehicle pulled up, a male jumped out and a demand was made for money from the victim in relation to outstanding debts.

The accused, a local 22 year old, then struck the older man in the face and knocks him down. The victim’s backpack was then taken from him and the accused left in the same vehicle with two other males.

The victim suffered cuts to his fingers and elbow.

On September 5th at 10:21 pm, Brockville Police observed the accused operating a vehicle on north end streets along with a male passenger. The vehicle was stopped and the driver arrested for the mentioned robbery.

The 33 year old passenger happened to be subject to an order requiring Police to apprehend him under the Mental Health Act for an assessment.

In the vehicle, Officers located over 500 grams of marijuana (approximately 1 pound). As a result, both men were charged with possession of a controlled substance for the purposes of trafficking.

The 22 year old was held for a bail hearing, the 33 year old was taken to local hospital.

The marijuana is valued in excess of $5,000.00