Shoplifting Leads to Arrest
On September 21, 2022, the Brockville Police Service was investigating multiple shoplifting complaints. One complaint came in from the Dollarama at Parkedale Ave. and Kent Blvd. and a second from the Canadian Tire on Parkedale Ave. A 27-year-old male, was identified to be responsible for the thefts. The male had attended the Dollarama where a minor theft had occurred and the items were quickly recovered. The male was warned for this offence at about 1:00PM and released from police custody. A short time later, at about 3:15PM, officers investigated the second theft complaint by the same male suspect at Canadian Tire. Officers arrested the male for theft under $5,000.00 after he attempted to steal tools and batteries. He was released from custody after being charged with the theft and issued a court date.
On September 21, 2022 at about 11:30AM, the Brockville Police Service attended a residence in the area of King St. E. regarding a disturbance. Once on scene, officers found a male and female who had been involved in a dispute. Investigation revealed that the 40-year-old female, was on release order bail conditions to reside at an address in Gananoque. It was learned that she had changed her address and moved to Brockville without seeking approval or notifying the courts, approximately two months ago. She was arrested for the offence of fail to comply with release order and held in custody for a bail hearing.
Disturbance Involving Weapons
On September 22, 2022 at about 10:00AM, the Brockville Police Service received a complaint of a disturbance involving multiple people in an altercation with a knife on Laurier Blvd. Officers quickly arrived on scene and arrested three males involved in the altercation. Investigation revealed that the three males were in a heated dispute. Another male in the area attempted to get involved to deescalate the situation. Once that happened, a 33-year-old male from the group brandished a knife and threatened the male attempting to assist. After further investigation, the other two males involved in the altercation were released at the scene without charges. The 33-year-old male was taken into custody. He was later charged with possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose and uttering threats. He was released with conditions and a future court date.
On September 22, 2022 at about 1:45PM, the Brockville Police Service received reports of a male and female involved in a physical altercation on Perth St. Officers attended the scene and located a female and 44-year-old male, who were involved in the dispute. Investigation revealed that the couple were in a relationship. It was learned that during the physical altercation the male had struck the female in the head and threatened to continue to assault her. It is to be noted that this male is on probation. The male was arrested and held in custody for a bail hearing for the offences of assault, utter threats and fail to comply with probation.