Brockville – Brockville Police News Reports for July 25th, 2018.
On the evening of the 24th of July, officers were on patrol in the south end of the city and observed a 26-year-old woman known to police to have an outstanding arrest warrant. Officers attempted to make an arrest and she fled on foot. Officers found her trying to hide and arrested her. She will appear in bail court today at 2 o’clock.
On the 23rd of July, 2018 a 39-year-old Brockville man entered a vehicle parked at the Brockville General Hospital and stole the owner’s wallet. Witnesses called police and armed with an excellent description of the man, police located him still in the area. The man ran from police, however, was apprehended following a foot pursuit. The man had an outstanding warrant for his arrest in relation to a number of criminal matters. He was held in custody for a bail hearing charged with numerous criminal offenses. The wallet was recovered and returned to its owner.
Mental Health Act:
In completely unrelated matters, a 52-year-old man and an 18-year-old man were apprehended under the authority of the Mental Health Act and transported to the Brockville General Hospital for necessary assessments.
On the 22nd of July, 2018 at approximately 05:30 police investigated a 46-year-old Brockville female and discovered an outstanding warrant for her arrest. The woman was arrested on the authority of the outstanding warrant and was held for a bail hearing.
Thefts – Reminder to the public
The Brockville Police Service has received numerous calls of thefts from cars, garages and sheds Police are reminding residents to lock their vehicles, garages and houses when unattended. These are often crimes of opportunity and, in most cases, preventable.
On the 21st of July, 2018 at approximately 2 p.m., the Brockville Police Service responded to a shoplifting in progress at a store in the North of the City. Information was that the suspects appeared to be a mother with her daughter or teenage youth, concealing items in a purse. The 2 females did purchase some of the merchandise, however, did not pay for the concealed items. The 40-year-old, local female and her 16-year-old daughter were arrested at the exit of the store for theft. It was also found that the females were in possession of stolen goods from a neighboring store. Each was charged with theft under $5,000 and released with a future court date. The value of the recovered goods was approximately $50.00.
On the 21st of July 2018 at approximately 10 p.m., the Brockville Police Service along with Brockville Fire Department and Emergency Medical Service responded to a complaint of a home invasion which took place at an apartment complex in the North area of the City. Information was that 3 unknown males wearing disguises entered the residence and assaulted the occupants by spraying them with a mace/pepper type spray. The male resident attempted to defend himself which resulted in him being struck in the head with an object. Both victims were later taken to the hospital. The female victim was later released from the Brockville General Hospital and the male victim was transported to the Kingston General hospital due to injuries. The unknown suspects left the residence after taking a significant quantity of cash.
On the 21st of July, 2018 the Brockville Police Service investigated a known, local, 30 year old male for bail violations. As a result of the investigation, the man and his 29 year old accomplice were arrested for possession for the purpose of trafficking in cocaine, speed, and crystal methamphetamine. As a result, police seized a quantity of drugs including; cocaine, crystal methamphetamine, speed pills, and anabolic steroids. Additionally, cash, digital scales, cell phones and a vehicle were also seized as offense-related property. Of note, the local 30-year-old male is also facing additional charges for breaching his probation order from a previous drug-related conviction.
On the 19th of July, 2018 the Brockville Police Service executed two separate arrest warrants. The two wanted individuals were both local females who had knowledge of their warrants and turned themselves into police. One female, 26 years of age, was arrested for fail to attend court and the second female, 42 years of age, was arrested for failing to attend for fingerprinting. Both females were released shortly after with future court dates.
Thefts from vehicles:
Overnight on the 19th – 20th of July 20, 2018 the Brockville Police Service received multiple complaints about minor thefts from vehicles in the Center area of the City. From the reports received thus far the vehicles were entered by the doors being left unlocked. The Brockville Police Service would like to remind everyone to “Lock it or lose it.” A high percentage of these thefts can be prevented by simply locking your vehicles.