Brockville – Brockville Police News for Sept 12th – 13th, 2017.
Thefts Continue on Bartholomew Street
Brockville Police are investigating a report of another daytime theft on Bartholomew Street, near the same area of the weekend break-ins.
Around 1:30 p.m. yesterday afternoon a Brockville area woman reported to police she had parked her vehicle on Bartholomew Street between 9:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. When she returned her purse containing all of her identification, cards and money was missing. The vehicle was unlocked at the time of the theft.
Anyone with information on this incident or the residential break-ins in the area over the weekend is asked to contact the Brockville Police Service at 613-342-0127 or submit a tip anonymously by contacting Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or online at www.tipsubmit.com and be eligible for a cash reward of up to $2000.
Pulled Fire Alarm at The Bar
A pair of unidentified males who were refused service at The Bar (the former Commercial Hotel) are being sought for pulling the fire alarm early this morning.
Just before 1:30 a.m. this morning Brockville Police and Brockville Fire received a call from The Bar that the unidentified males had pulled the fire alarm pull station and ran out the door toward the back alley toward Sheridan Mews. The men are described as being in their late 20’s and one of them was wearing an orange sweater.
Anyone with information is asked to contact the Brockville Police Service at 613-342-0127 or submit a tip anonymously by contacting Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or online at www.tipsubmit.com and be eligible for a cash reward of up to $2000.
Reminder of Weekend Traffic Disruptions
There are a number of events taking place this weekend which will be causing minor traffic disruptions in the City of Brockville and area over the weekend.
On Saturday September 16th area Truck Drivers will be hosting their annual “Trucking for a Cure’ in Support of the Canadian Cancer Society. Truckers will begin staging in the Brockville Shopping Centre lot before exiting the lot and entering the 401 westbound to Long Beach where they will turn and return eastbound on Highway 2 and continue eastbound through King Street in Brockville at approximately 11:30 enroute to Prescott. They will then return on the 401 to Brockville for some activities at the Brockville Shopping Centre lot.
The annual Terry Fox Run will take place on Sunday September 17th beginning at 12 noon at Thousand Islands Secondary School. Walkers and runners will complete a 5km route through Parkedale Avenue, Laurier Boulevard and Windsor Drive in Brockville’s north end. Please watch for walkers, runners and volunteers during this time.
At 2 pm on Sunday, The Royal Canadian Legion will be holding a short parade to mark the opening of Legion Week. The ceremony will last approximately ½ hour in front of the Legion between their north parking lot and Edgewood Ave from 2 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. Motorists are asked if they could use Ormond Street during this time.
Finally the Canadian Paramedic Ride will be coming through Brockville between 4:00 and 4:30 pm Sunday afternoon. Riders will be entering Brockville leaving the Butternut Bay area around 3:30pm and travel east on highway 2 into Brockville and continue on King Street to Court House and Stewart Boulevard. Cyclists in the Canadian Paramedic Ride begin their tour in Toronto on Friday September 15th enroute to Ottawa for Monday September 18th to raise funds for a National Paramedic Memorial Monument in Ottawa.
Brockville Police ask area motorist to be aware of these minor traffic disruptions over the weekend and ask that everyone drive safely while supporting these charitable events.