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POLICE: Detectives break up assault

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City police held a 31-year-old Brockville-area man for a bail hearing after detectives intervened in an assault on Monday afternoon.

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The two officers were returning to their vehicles while dealing with an unrelated matter at a north-end building at about 2 o’clock when they witnessed someone being chased by the accused and then knocked to the ground, police said Tuesday.

The assault continued for a short time until the detectives intervened and arrested the man. They searched him and found a wooden club concealed in his clothing, police said in a news release.

The accused was taken into custody and faces charges of assault, possession of a weapon dangerous to the public peace, using a disguise, and breaking and entering with intent to commit an offence.

Arrested for domestic incidents

A 35-year-old Brockville man was to appear in bail court on Wednesday in connection with a domestic dispute.

City police were notified of a domestic incident that had occurred at a residence in central Brockville. Investigators interviewed the female victim and learned of a previous assault that had taken place at the couple’s residence on Monday.

The accused is serving a community sentence order for previous offences, police said in a news release Wednesday.

Police located the man and placed him under arrest. He faces two counts of assault as well as forcible confinement and breach of a conditional sentence order.

The victim was in good physical condition and did not require medical attention, according to police,

Bicycle among items stolen

Brockville police are seeking the public’s help in a break and enter investigation.

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City officers attended a home in the area of Toniata Public School on Tuesday. A shed had been broken into, and a racing bicycle and other items were reported missing.

Anyone with information about the incident is asked to call Brockville police at 613-342-0127 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

Brockville police distributed this photo of a racing bike that’s among the items reported stolen from a shed in the area of Toniata Public School on Tuesday.
Brockville police distributed this photo of a racing bike that’s among the items reported stolen from a shed in the area of Toniata Public School on Tuesday. jpg, BT

Seeking owner of dog

City police are trying to locate the owner of a black and white Husky.

The dog had been found in the area of John and Brock streets on Tuesday evening.

The dog was wearing a leather collar but had no tags. Brockville officers canvassed the neighbourhood but were unable to locate the owner.

The dog was taken to Meowtown (613-342-7816) for its safety and kept there, police indicated in a news release.

Brockville police are seeking the owner of a Husky that was found near John and Brock streets on Tuesday evening.
Brockville police are seeking the owner of a Husky that was found near John and Brock streets on Tuesday evening. jpg, BT

Impaired driving charge

NORTH GRENVILLE – An Ottawa man faces drunk driving charges after being stopped in North Grenville last week.

Provincial police with the Grenville County detachment responded just before 1 p.m. on Friday to a report that someone was consuming alcohol in a vehicle outside a store in North Grenville, OPP reported Wednesday.

OPP located a vehicle in the area of County Road 44 and River Road. The driver was spoken to, and an approved screening device was used. Police arrested the accused and took him to the detachment for further testing.

Joseph Loeppky, 68, of Ottawa, was charged with driving while exceeding the legal blood alcohol concentration. The accused was released and is scheduled to appear in Brockville court on Jan. 8.

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