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Domestic disturbance leads to arrest

On Tuesday June 22, 2021 at approximately 7:42 p.m., police were called to attend a residence on Running Avenue for a report of a domestic disturbance.  Investigation revealed that a 28 year old male suspect, of Smiths Falls, had assaulted his common law female partner.

The suspect was placed under arrest and held for a bail hearing to answer to this charge.

Male arrested for outstanding warrant

On Friday June 25, 2021 at approximately 9:25 a.m., a 49 year old male suspect, of Carleton Place turned himself into police for an outstanding warrant for his arrest.  The warrant stems from a March 2021 incident in where the suspect did not abide by his court ordered release condition. 

The accused was held for a bail hearing to answer to this charge.

Male arrested for domestic related incident

On Sunday June 27, 2021 at approximately 1:14 p.m., police received a complaint of an after the fact domestic related incident.  Investigation revealed that a 70 year old male suspect, of Smiths Falls, had threatened to cause bodily harm to his wife during a heated argument. 

The suspect was located a short time later, placed under arrest, is charged with one count of uttering a threat to cause bodily harm (domestic) and held for a bail hearing.

Male arrested for mischief to business

On Monday June 28, 2021 at approximately 12:09 p.m., police responded to a business on Beckwith Street north for a report of mischief.  Investigation revealed that a 29 year old male suspect, of Smiths Falls, had attended the business and caused damage to one of its windows.   

The suspect was located and arrested a short time later, stands charged with one count of mischief under $5000.00 and one count of failing to comply with a court ordered release condition.  The suspect was held for a bail hearing to answer to these charges.

Female arrested for domestic related offences

On Monday June 28, 2021 at approximately 10:27 p.m., police were called to a Maitland Street residence for a report of a domestic dispute in progress.  Investigation revealed that a 46 year old female suspect, of Metcalfe, Ontario had caused damage to her partner’s property during a heated argument. 

The suspect was placed under arrest, stands charged with one count of mischief under $5000.00 and was held for a bail hearing to answer to this charge.

Traffic stop leads to charges

On Tuesday June 29, 2021 at approximately 2:15 p.m., police conducted a traffic stop on Lombard Street.  Investigation revealed that the licence plates attached to the vehicle were stolen out of the City of Brockville.  Further investigation revealed that the 27 year old male driver was a suspended driver and was under the influence of alcohol. 

The driver placed under arrest, had his vehicle impounded and is charged with the following:  Possession of stolen property under $5000.00, breach of probation x 2 and numerous Highway Traffic Act offences and was later released by way of an Undertaking with conditions and will appear in court at a future date.

Traffic stop of ATV leads to arrest

On Wednesday June 30, 2021, at approximately 7:35 p.m, police conducted a traffic stop of an ATV (all-terrain vehicle) in the area of Abbott Street North after observing it to be operating in an unsafe manner.  Investigation revealed that the 29 year old male driver, of Ottawa, was under the influence of alcohol.  A demand was made by police for the driver to provide suitable samples of his breath and he refused. 

The driver had his ATV impounded for 7 days, drivers license suspended for a period of 90 days and is charged with Refusal to provide a breath sample and was released by way of an appearance notice to attend court at a future court date.

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Officers checked suspicious vehicle- ended in arrest

On the 14th of June 2021 officers received a complaint of a male sleeping in his vehicle on a business property. Investigation revealed that the 23 year old male was wanted out of Russell County OPP for failing to appear in court. Upon arrest, the male resisted police officers. He was further charged with resisting arrest. 

Male arrested for Impaired during CDSA warrant

On the 18th of June 2021 police noted a pick-up truck jump a curb and a male starting walk over to a residence where officers were conducting a search warrant. Police intercepted the male and determined he was impaired by alcohol. Jeffrey Earl Peters age 38 years of Perth was charged with impaired operation of a conveyance by alcohol and over 80mgs. His vehicle was impounded for 7 days. The accused will appear in court at a later date.

Domestic dispute ends in charges

On the 20th of June 2021 police attended a domestic in progress. A 44 year old male was charged with two counts of uttering threats, sexual assault, assault and breach of a weapons prohibition. He was held in custody pending a bail hearing.

Mischief Incident at a local business   

On the 21st of June 21 police were called to a business on Ferrara drive after customers watched a male swinging a hammer damaging property. Police immediately gained control of the male who dropped the hammer. Shawn Woodcock of No fixed address was arrested for theft under, four counts of mischief, weapons dangerous and possession of weapon while prohibited. He was held in custody pending a bail hearing. 

Male arrested for outstanding warrant

On the 20th of June 2021 police attended an address on Anderson Ave regarding a dispute. While there, police arrested a 38 year old male on an outstanding warrant for failing to appear court on domestic related charges. He was later released at a bail hearing.

Weapon complaint ends in charges On the 21st of June 2021 police received a complaint from a couple walking on Elmsley St who were approached by a male on a bike and started a confrontation with them. The male suspect allegedly pulled a knife on the couple who then fled the scene. Police quickly located the male involved and arrested him. Charged with weapons dangerous, carrying a concealed weapon, and assault with a weapon is Darius Kirton of no fixed address. He was held in custody pending a bail hearing. The knife was recovered by police.

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Smiths Falls Police execute a CDSA warrant

On the 18th of June 2021 at approximately 130PM members of the Smiths Falls Police with the assistance of the OPP ERT and CSCU teams executed a Controlled Drug and Substance Act warrant at 83 Jasper Ave in the town of Smiths Falls.  In the execution of this warrant police seized a quantity of cocaine, methamphetamine, paraphernalia relating to drug trafficking, and cash.

One of the accused Clarence Joseph Mulrooney age 38 years of age had just been convicted of trafficking in a schedule one substance as a result of Project Daytona, an investigation into a multi- level drug trafficking operation in 2019 conducted by the OPP. He had just been sentenced June 17th 2021 to be allowed to serve his time in the Community on a supervision order.

Charged jointly with Possession of Schedule 1 Methamphetamine, Possession of Schedule 1- cocaine, Possession of Schedule 1 Cocaine for the purpose of trafficking are:

Clarence Joseph Mulrooney age 38 Smiths Falls,

Brenna O’Connor age 39 of Smiths Falls,

Jody MCDONALD age 43 of Smiths Falls,

Ryan Seguin age 42 of Smiths Falls,

Kyle Greene age 26 of Smiths Falls

Mulrooney and O’Connor were further charged with Possession of property obtained by crime. Mulrooney currently remains in custody. All others were released on conditions to abide by to a later court appearance.

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Female arrested for domestic assault

On Thursday June 3, 2021 at approximately 7:05 p.m., police responded to a domestic disturbance on Beckwith Street South.  Investigation revealed that a 22 year old female suspect, of Smiths Falls, had assaulted her male partner. 

The suspect was subsequently placed under arrest and stands charged with one count of domestic assault.  The suspect was later released by way of an Undertaking with conditions and will appear in court at a future date to answer to this charge.

Male arrested for refusing to provide breath sample

On Tuesday June 8, 2021 at approximately 2:57 p.m., police were called to attend a business on William Street West for a report of a suspected impaired driver.  Police located the suspect and investigation revealed that, 35 year old Spencer COURNEYA, of Toronto, Ontario, was under the influence of an intoxicating substance.  Police demanded a suitable sample of his breath be provided into an approved screening device and he refused. 

As a result COURNEYA had his driver’s licence suspended for a period of 90 days, vehicle impounded and stands charged with Refusing to provide with breath demand.  COURNEYA was issued an Appearance Notice and will appear in court at a future date to answer to this charge.

Male arrested for domestic offences

On Wednesday June 9, 2021 at approximately 10:35 p.m., police responded to a Smiths Falls Avenue residence for a report of a domestic assault.  Investigation revealed that a 36 year old male suspect had assaulted his female partner and threw a cup at her inside the residence causing minor injuries.  Police located and arrested the suspect a short time later. 

As a result, the suspect is charged with one count of domestic assault and assault with a weapon.  The suspect was held for a bail hearing to answer to these outstanding charges.

 ***The charges in these matters have not been proven in court***

The Smiths Falls Police Service urges anyone with further information regarding this incident, or similar incidents, to contact our service at 613-283-0357. Information may be provided anonymously by calling Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).

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Road Safety Week May 18-24th

Smiths Falls Police participated in the annual road safety week that’s conducted across Ontario. The campaign focusing on any type of behaviours that would put other drivers and pedestrians at risk, such as impaired and aggressive driving.

Officers here do it while also responding to a number of calls for service. During this week, officers also conducted random spot/RIDE checks as well in various areas around town. 

The follow tickets were issued in relation to this campaign to prevent impaired and aggressive driving. 27 tickets for speed, 4 tickets for running stop signs, 4 tickets for running red/amber lights, 1 ticket for handheld device, 1 for seatbelt, 1 for drive left of centre, 1 drive having liquor readily available, 1 for liquor in open container other than residence, 1 ticket for an unsafe move, 1 criminal code arrest for impaired by drugs and alcohol and 1 arrest for refusal of demand for impaired driving related offence.