Gananoque – Police reports from the Gananoque Police Service from August 5 to 7, 2018.
August 7, 2018:
The Gananoque Police Service and students with the Youth in Policing Initiative (YIPI) conducted a town wide bottle drive in support of the Positive Opportunity Partnership (POP) program. Several volunteers assisted members of the police service in making the event a success, including the Brockville Police Service YIPI students, Gananoque Fire Service and several additional volunteers. The YIPI students would like to thank the local community for the support and several businesses who were very generous. After returning all bottles and receiving several cash donations approx. $1300 will be donated to the POP program. The Positive Opportunity Partnership (POP) is a town sponsored subsidy program. POP assists families with children who would otherwise be unable to participate in recreational programs and provides them with financial assistance for these programs.
August 6, 2018:
On August 6, 2018 a 42-year-old male from Leeds and Thousand Islands Township was located and arrested on the strength of an outstanding arrest warrant for failing to comply with a reporting condition on his probation order. The male was taken into custody and charged. The male was released and is scheduled to appear in Brockville Court at a later date.
August 5, 2018:
On August 5, 2018 Gananoque Police Service was contacted by a female who was being continually watched by her ex-boyfriend. The female also had been receiving numerous unwanted and unsolicited text/Facebook messages and ongoing and repeated phone calls from the same ex-boyfriend. On the date in question the victim’s vehicle was also damaged. Subsequent investigation resulted in the arrest of a 27-year-old male from Leeds and Thousand Islands Township. The male was charged with 2 counts of criminal harassment and mischiefunder $5000. The male was held in custody pending a bail hearing in Brockville Court.
In the early morning hours of July 17, 2018 police were called to a business in the town of Gananoque for a commercial alarm. Upon arrival police observed that the front door had been smashed and that several items had been taken from the store. On August 5, 2018, after an extensive investigation, a 49-year-old male from Gananoque has been charged with Break and Enter, Theft Under $5000, Fraud Under $5000 X3, Possession of Property Obtained by Crime Under $5000 X2, and Fail to Comply with Recognizance X2. This male was released on a Promise to Appear and an Undertaking with an upcoming court date in September.