POLICE: Porch pirate nabbed in west end

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A Kingston man faces charges after Brockville police caught a suspect stealing Amazon deliveries from people’s homes on Tuesday.


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City police were called at approximately 12:30 p.m. about a suspicious male going onto the property of multiple residences in the area of Schofield Avenue. It was believed the suspect was attempting to steal Amazon packages.

Officers quickly responded to the area and found a 40-year-old man from Kingston matching the description. Police found the suspect with two stolen Amazon packages from residences in the area.

Police charged the man with two counts of theft under $5,000 and found him to be the subject of multiple outstanding arrest warrants from the Kingston Police Service. He was issued a court date and turned over to Kingston police.

Suspect flees police

City police on Tuesday caught a suspect after a brief foot chase in the west end.

At around 1:30 p.m., officers noticed a 36-year-old local man who had an arrest warrant for breaching his conditional sentence order.

The man evaded police by trying to flee on foot through a residential area near Schofield Avenue and Strowger Boulevard. Shortly after, he was arrested without any further struggle and no one was injured. He was held in custody for a bail hearing.

Threats and mischief

A 32-year-old local man faces charges in connection with death threats at two Brockville businesses.

City police got a call around 1:40 p.m. on Tuesday about a disturbance where a male suspect had made threats and was trying to damage property on King Street West and Perth Street.

Officers quickly responded and located the male suspect in the act of causing damage to a business on Perth Street.


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Police took him into custody after he resisted arrest, police reported Wednesday. No one was injured.

Further investigation revealed the suspect had caused issues at a business on King Street West, where he uttered death threats to staff. He then left and was described as kicking multiple vehicles parked on King Street West as he made his way to Perth Street.

He was charged with two counts of uttering threats and causing a disturbance. He was held in custody for a bail hearing.

Man climbs on vehicle in domestic dispute

GANANOQUE – Town police held a 36-year-old Gananoque man for a bail hearing after arresting him on charges of domestic assault and uttering death threats on Tuesday.

Town police received several calls about a disturbance at a residence in the north ward. Officers attended and determined that a man and woman had been involved in an argument.

The situation escalated and the man allegedly pushed the woman, police reported Wednesday.

She attempted to leave in a vehicle; the man allegedly uttered death threats to her and climbed onto the vehicle, preventing her from leaving.

More than three times the legal limit

Brockville police arrested a 39-year-old man early Tuesday and charged him with impaired driving and driving while exceeding the legal blood alcohol concentration.

Officers located a suspicious vehicle in the area of Hubbell Street and Strowger Boulevard at about midnight. An odour of alcohol was detected coming from the driver, police said in a news release.

He failed a roadside screening device, was arrested and taken for further testing. Breath samples allegedly showed readings of 280 mg of alcohol, which is over three times the legal limit.

The accused was given a court date and released from custody.

Youth wanted on warrant

Brockville police located a local 17-year-old male in the area of William and Pearl streets at about 12:30 Tuesday morning.

The youth had an arrest warrant for fraud under $5,000 stemming from an investigation earlier in the month, police reported later Tuesday.

Police arrested the accused and held him for a bail hearing.

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