Brockville – Brockville Police News Reports for June 20th – 23rd, 2017.
Commercial Motor Vehicle Enforcement
The Brockville Police Service, the Ontario Provincial Police and Ministry of Transportation Enforcement officers teamed up yesterday for a Commercial Motor Vehicle Enforcement blitz at various locations throughout the city.
During the initiative, 9 motor vehicles were thoroughly inspected resulting in 12 charges under the Highway Traffic for a variety of offences and 2 vehicles being taken out of service.
Thefts from Vehicles in the City’s south end
Yesterday morning Brockville Police received three complaints from vehicle owners of minor thefts from unlocked vehicles parked in various locations throughout the city’s south end. Items taken from the vehicles include loose change, clothing and electronics equipment such as cellphones.
A fourth complaint was received from a car owner reporting damage to his vehicle in the south end but did not notice anything missing from their vehicle.
Car owners are reminded to lock their cars overnight even if the vehicle is in your driveway. If you must park your car on the street overnight, park it in a well-lit area, and remove all valuable items from view from outside the car.
Residents are asked to contact police if you observe individuals walking in the area of parked cars and checking door handles and not to approach these people themselves. 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.
Head-on Collision on King Street
Two Brockville women were taken to Brockville General Hospital late yesterday afternoon as a result of a head-on collision on King Street East.
Shortly after 5:00 p.m. yesterday Brockville Police were called to area of King Street East and Orchard Streets when a westbound black Ford minivan which was being driven by a 17 year old Brockville woman struck an eastbound Volkswagen being driven by an 18 year old woman from the Mallorytown area.
Both the driver of the Volkswagen and a 33 year old female passenger in the minivan were conveyed to Brockville General with minor injuries.
The investigation is still ongoing. Anyone who may have witnessed the accident or has information is asked to contact the investigating officer Constable Dave Jeggo at 613-342-0127 ext. 6078.
Impaired Driving arrest
A concerned motorist contacted police after she observed a vehicle driving erratically in the city’s north end which resulted in a traffic stop and charges of impaired driving.
The caller observed a silver Honda making several driving infractions and operating at various speeds before contacting police with the location and licence number of the vehicle.
Police in the area were able to catch up with the Honda near the intersection on Stewart Blvd at Jefferson Drive. Upon speaking with the driver, officers detected an odour of alcohol on the driver’s breath and conveyed him to police headquarters for breath tests.
After providing breath samples, the 59 year old Addison area man was charged with impaired driving and driving with over 80 milligrams of alcohol in 100 millilitres of blood. He was released and given a future court date.
June 22nd – 23rd, 2017
A call of a suspicious person around the Youth Arena led to the arrest of a 30 year old man for breaching his release conditions.
At 7:30 last evening Brockville Police received a call of the man acting strangely in the parking lot of the youth around and fumbling around a nearby car. When officers arrived they located the man near the vehicle. Further investigation revealed he had outstanding charges from Alberta in which he was released on a Recognizance of Bail with a condition that he not to leave the province of Alberta.
As a result, officers placed the man under arrest for breaching his recognizance of bail and held him in custody pending a bail hearing later today.
Domestic leads to Assault complaint
Police are looking for a 23 year old Brockville area man after his partner attended to the Brockville Police station Wednesday to report an assault which took place during a domestic dispute on Monday.
The 21 year old woman, who had been staying with family members since the incident on Monday attended to the police station and was interviewed by investigators. She reported the domestic turned physical and she suffered some minor injuries as a result.
This investigation is ongoing and officers are trying to locate the young man to speak with him.
Disturbance at Brockville General Hospital
Officers were called to assist staff at the Brockville General Hospital yesterday afternoon after a disturbance on one of the floors.
Staff at the hospital contacted the police at 2:00 pm yesterday afternoon when they were having trouble with a 19 year old woman who became physical with several of their staff. Officers were able to control the young woman and learned she had outstanding charges from the Leeds OPP. As a result she was arrested for those charges and turned over to the OPP.
Brockville Police continue to investigate the assaults against Brockville General Hospital staff.
A 21 year old Brockville woman spent the night at the Brockville Police Service after a caller contacted police concerned with her well-being.
At 11:30 pm police received a call from a resident on Perth Street concerned for the woman, who was upset, and under the influence of alcohol. When officers attended they found her to be intoxicated and upset and placed her under arrest for Public Intoxication for her safety.
She was conveyed to the Brockville Police headquarters where she spent the night and was released in the morning with a provincial offences notice for Public Intoxication.