Brockville Police Services Update – June 28th, 2017
Pedestrian Struck on Ormond St
A 13 year old male youth suffered significant injuries to his shoulder after being struck yesterday afternoon on Ormond Street near Amy Street.
Approximately 2:30 pm yesterday afternoon Brockville Police responded to a motor vehicle and pedestrian accident on Ormond Street. The youth who was on the east side of the street crossing over to the west sidewalk following his friends was struck by a south bound Honda Civic. Leeds and Grenville EMS attended and conveyed the male to Brockville General Hospital where he was treated for his injuries.
The collision is still under investigation.
Bail Violation leads to Drug Charges
A 34 year old Brockville woman is facing charges of Breaching her Undertaking and Possession of a Controlled Substance following a couple of dealings with her last evening in downtown Brockville.
Brockville Police responded to a suspicious person complaint at approximately 7:30 pm on King Street and located the female who initially provided police with a false name. As she was known to other officers eventually she provided her correct name and stated she was enroute to the VIA Station as she had to catch the train to Ottawa to meet her curfew requirements of her Undertaking and was sent on her way.
This same female was then observed at King Street near Ormond at 10 pm by officers on patrol who was now past her curfew. As a result she was placed under arrest for breaching her Undertaking and taken into custody. She was placed into the back seat of the police cruiser and conveyed to Police Headquarters when officers noticed she had dropped a quantity drugs in the back seat of the car. She was further advised she would be facing additional drug charges.
Assist Staff at the Brockville General Hospital
Staff at the Brockville General Hospital Emergency Department called Brockville Police early this morning to assist with a 35 year old male patient who was in the Emergency department and in some distress.
At approximately 2:45 this morning officers responded to the ER to assist staff and security with the male who was agitated and in distress. With the assistance of staff and security, calm was eventually restored to the emergency area and the man admitted.
As a result of the incident, a security guard and one of the responding officers suffered minor injuries.
After School Program Popular:
The Brockville Police After School Program at Stingers is becoming very popular with local youth. Last evening 150 youths attended with 60 new registrations. This program is an amazing opportunity for youth to enjoy and safe and fun place to go after school. Participants enjoy playing laser tag, zorb ball, basketball, batting cages, volleyball, board games and to just have fun being kids.
Community Outreach Partnership Program
The Community Outreach Partnership Program is a partnership between Lanark Leeds and Grenville Mental Health and Addiction Services, Community mental health partner agencies and the Brockville Police Service. Police Officers and Mental Health workers ride together and check on the well-being of people who come into contact with the police for such things as poverty, mental health issues and addictions.
On Tuesday 4 wellness checks were conducted on members of the community and referrals were made for these individuals to access appropriate resources to support them and prevent repeated contacts with the police and justice system.