Brockville – Brockville Police Reports for August 16th – 17th, 2019.
Mental Health Apprehension:
On the 17th of August 2019 at 11:40 a.m. officers responded to assist ambulance with a call for a suicidal male that had taken pills. When officers arrived on scene they were met by the subject at the residence who was now armed with a knife and was holding it to his neck. Officers managed to deescalate the situation and have the male surrender the knife. He was taken to the Brockville General Hospital for a psychiatric assessment.
A 20 year old male is facing charges of assault causing bodily harm from an incident on the 17th of August 2019. The 42 year old victim was with the accused at an address on William St. Without provocation, the accused repeatedly stuck the victim in the face causing significant injury. The 20 year old was arrested today as he turned himself in to police
Motor Vehicle Collisions:
August 16, 2019 at 9:30 a.m. the Brockville Police Service responded to a motor vehicle collision at Centennial Road and Stewart Boulevard. A pickup truck was south bound on Stewart Blvd. making a left hand turn on the advanced green light to east bound Centennial Road. A north bound Saturn failed to stop at the red light and collided with the pickup truck. The two occupants of the Saturn were transported to Brockville General Hospital for their non-life threatening injuries. The investigation is continuing and witnesses are asked to contact Cst. Serge Landry at 613-342-0127 ext. 6067.
This accident required several lane closures so that emergency personnel could attend to the vehicles safely. We appreciate the public’s patience when dealing with these emergencies.
A second collision occurred while officers were dealing with the above incident. Two vehicles were south bound on Stewart Blvd. near the Hyundai dealership. A small SUV slowed for traffic and was rear ended by a white 4 door Hyundai. There were not any injuries as a result of this collision, but the Hyundai had to be towed from the scene. Officers managed to keep both north and south bound traffic moving although at a reduced speed.
A third collision today at 12:20 p.m. also caused some minor delays. This accident occurred at Stewart Blvd. and Jefferson Drive. A red pickup truck failed to yield the right of way. The pickup was travelling south bound on Stewart Blvd. and turned left across Stewart Blvd in front of a north bound van. The collision sent the van into a parked Honda Civic, then up onto the sidewalk on the north east corner. All parties were treated for their minor injuries at the scene by emergency personnel. The driver of the red pickup truck was charged with “left turn failing to afford reasonable opportunity to avoid a collision.”
The Brockville Police Service is currently investigating a stabbing incident which took place late yesterday afternoon off Delhi Street in the city.
Officers were notified around 6:30 pm that a 17 year old male youth had attended to the Brockville General Hospital with non-life threatening stab wounds as a result of an altercation that had just taken place in the area of Perth and Delhi Streets. When officers attended to the area they found another 16 year old male youth also suffering minor injuries which required medical attention and he was subsequently transported to Brockville General Hospital for treatment. Both youths were later released from hospital.
Patrol Officers and Detectives remained for several hours speaking with youths and conducting interviews while the scene was examined by the services Forensic Identification officer Detective Steve Rogers.
Two young persons have been arrested in this incident, they cannot be identified. The parties involved were known to each other.
Anyone who has information or was in the area of 10 Delhi Street between 6:00-6:30 pm last evening is asked to contact the Brockville Police Service at 613-342-0127 or contact Crimestoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477)