Brockville – Brockville Police News for September 11th – 12th, 2017.
Arrest for Empty Envelope Deposits
A 54 year old Brockville man attended to the Brockville Police Service yesterday afternoon and surrendered himself in relation to a fraud investigation involving a deposit of empty envelopes which began on August 23rd.
The man allegedly deposited an empty envelope into an ATM at the Scotiabank on Stewart Boulevard during this time and withdrew cash from his account. Staff at the branch became aware of the incident when emptying the machine and notified the Brockville Police of the incident. The man was contacted by police and surrendered himself Monday.
He was charged with Fraud under $5000 and given a future court date.
Residential break-ins continue
The Brockville Police Service took three more reports yesterday of residential break-ins yesterday which occurred sometime between Friday afternoon and Monday morning.
Shortly after 12 noon yesterday a resident on Bartholomew Street returned home from work on her lunch to find someone had entered her residence through a kitchen
window. A number of personal and electronic items were reported to have been taken and the resident is still compiling a complete list of the missing items.
Late yesterday afternoon officers were called to another residence on Bartholomew Street where the owners told police that over the weekend and unknown person or person(s) entered their residence through a kitchen window. At the time the resident there did not believe anything missing.
At 7pm a third resident of Bartholomew Street reported that their house was broken into with entry also gained through a side window. The resident at the time of the report was still going through the residence and putting together a list of items that were missing.
All three houses were on the east side of Bartholomew Street between the CN Tracks and Reynold Drive and entry gained through a window.
The Brockville Police Services Scenes of Crime officers attended all three residence and examined the scenes and collected forensic evidence. These break-ins remain under investigation.
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.
Busy Weekend of Events will cause minor 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.