POLICE: Large quantity of drugs seized

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City police on Sunday morning found and arrested a 39-year-old man wanted on multiple drug charges.


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Brian Workman was located at an apartment on King Street West at 10:47. He was wanted by city police for a surety warrant involving charges of failing to comply with probation and four counts of possession of a Schedule I substance for the purpose of trafficking.

He was also the subject of arrest warrants from the Ontario Provincial Police, Brockville police said in a news release.

The accused was allegedly found on Sunday to be in possession of a large quantity of drugs including pink fentanyl, blue fentanyl, yellow fentanyl, crack cocaine, powder cocaine and meth. Police also said he had a replica firearm and a large amount of cash.

Police further charged workman with several counts of possession for the purposes of trafficking in a controlled substance. He is to appear in court at a later date. Brockville police do not usually disclose the name of a person charged with a crime.

Stabbing suspect sought

A 23-year-old man is recovering in hospital from stab wounds suffered in an argument in the area of King Street West and Apple Street in downtown Brockville at about 12:50 a.m. on Monday.

The suspect and victim are known to each other and there is no further threat to the public, city police said.

The suspect has not been arrested. The investigation is continuing. The release did not provide any other information about the suspect.

Charges include assaulting officers

Brockville police on Sunday arrested a 37-year-old man and held him for a bail hearing in connection with a domestic incident.


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City police responded to a domestic dispute that was reported as a possible break and enter at about 7:30 p.m. There were grounds to arrest a male suspect who had allegedly broken into his ex-partner’s residence; he was arrested shortly after the call, police said Monday.

The man allegedly assaulted officers and threatened to kill them after his release, police added.

The accused was charged with two counts each of assaulting a peace officer, uttering threats and mischief under $5,000, and single counts of break and enter, breach of probation and failing to comply with a release order.

Indecent act charge laid

Brockville police received a complaint on Friday morning at 11:07 about a male suspect allegedly exposing himself and causing a disturbance by yelling and screaming.

Police located a 19-year-old man on Glenn Wood Place and arrested him. He was charged with performing an indecent act, given a court date and release, police added.

Scooter driver charged for refusal

City police last week slapped a drunk-driving-related charge on a scooter driver seen leaving the liquor store.

Police received a report of a possible impaired driver on Friday at 4:30 p.m.

A 46-year-old man had been observed leaving the LCBO on King Street West and getting onto a parked scooter, police said Monday.

Officers located the man in the area and detected an odour of alcohol on his breath, police said. He allegedly refused to comply with a roadside demand to provide a sample of his breath and was charged. His vehicle was impounded for seven days.


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Lumber hanging out the back

The Ontario Provincial Polce advised Brockville police on Saturday at about 8:45 p.m. that there was a dark-coloured hatchback on Highway 401 with an insecure load.

City police located a northbound vehicle on Stewart Boulevard and conducted a traffic stop. There was a load of lumber hanging out the back of the car “creating a dangerous situation should any of the items have fallen out,” police reported Monday.

Police charged a 50-year-old woman under the Highway Traffic Act with having an insecure load.

Out past curfew

A Brockville police officer on patrol on Sunday morning at 1:40 was flagged down by a citizen who reported there was a woman acting strangely on First Avenue.

A 34-year-old woman was located and found to allegedly be breaching a bail condition by being out after her curfew of 10 p.m., police said Monday.

Her behaviour was apparently caused by the use of an unknown controlled substance, police added. Police arrested the accused without incident and held her for a bail hearing.

Fire contained to kitchen

Brockville fire and police services responded to a fire at 773 Laurier Boulvard on Sunday at 2:49 p.m.

The fire had started in the kitchen and was quickly brought under control by firefighters, according to Fire Chief David Lazenby.

The fire was contained to the kitchen. No injuries were reported.

Brockville firefighters on Sunday afternoon responded to a kitchen fire on Laurier Boulevard. Fire Chief David Lazenby credited a “quick attack” by the firefighters for containing the blaze to the kitchen. No one was injured. (RONALD ZAJAC/The Recorder and Times)
Brockville firefighters on Sunday afternoon responded to a kitchen fire on Laurier Boulevard. Fire Chief David Lazenby credited a “quick attack” by the firefighters for containing the blaze to the kitchen. No one was injured. (RONALD ZAJAC/The Recorder and Times) jpg, BT

Domestic dispute leads to arrest

Brockville police responded to a domestic dispute at a downtown residence at 9 p.m. on Sunday.

Officers arrested a 58-year-old woman and charged her with assaulting another woman, her common-law spouse.

There had been a heated argument in which the accused allegedly punched the 44-year-old victim; the victim suffered minor injuries, police said. The accused was given a court date and released from custody.

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