Mental Health Act Apprehension:
On the 22nd of February, 2019 at approximately 7 am members of the Brockville Police Service attended to a south end residence to check on the well-being of a 77 year old man. Police were concerned for the resident’s mental health and he was apprehended under the Mental Health Act and transported to the Brockville General Hospital for necessary evaluation. The man was admitted to hospital for further evaluation and observation.
Bail Violations / Warrant execution:
On the 22nd of February, 2019 at approximately 12:20 p.m. members of the Brockville Police observed a man known to be outstanding on a warrant for his arrest for breaching his form of release. The 55 year old Brockville man was arrested on the authority of the outstanding warrant and was additionally charged with a second count of breaching his undertaking as he was arrested in the presence of a woman he was to refrain from associating with. The man was remanded into custody where he will remain until his next court appearance.
Mental Health / Water Rescue:
During the early morning hours on the 23rd of February, 2019 police responded to an area of the St. Lawrence River south of Blockhouse Island as a distraught 24 year old Brockville woman had chosen to walk out onto the ice toward open water.
Members of the Brockville Fire Department and EMS were contacted and responded in quick fashion. Firefighters trained in water rescue attended to the woman’s location and returned her to safety. The woman was transported to the Brockville General Hospital for necessary treatment and evaluation of her mental well-being.
On the 20th of February, 2019, at approximately 6:00pm, officers from the Brockville Police Service executed an arrest warrant at a residence in the South area of the city. The female resident was 26 years of age and known to have several outstanding warrants for multiple counts of fraud, possession of stolen property and unlawfully at large. When the warrant was executed a 40 year old, local male, was located inside the residence as well. That male was placed under arrest for breaching his probation. Due to the multiple warrants the female accused was held for a bail hearing and the male was released shortly after with a future court date.
On the 20th of February, 2019, at approximately 2:00pm, the Brockville Police Service arrested a 50 year old, local male, for possession for the purposes of trafficking a controlled substance. The male was taken into custody and located on his person was a variety of drugs. These drugs include crystal meth and an assortment of opiates. The total street value of the drugs was over $4,000.00. The male was released from custody with a future court date.
Wanted person arrested:
On the 21st of February, 2019, at approximately 3:00am, the Brockville Police Service attended to a disturbance call in the South area of the city. Upon arrival officers located a 33 year old, local male, who was found to be wanted as there was an outstanding warrant for breaching his probation. The male was intoxicated at the time of the arrest as well. He was held in custody until sober and then released with a court date.