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Youth arrested for theft from vehicle

On Sunday September 11, 2022, at approximately 6:18 p.m., police located and arrested a 17-year-old male suspect, of Drummond North Elmsley Township stemming from an August 5, 2022 offence.  Investigation revealed that the suspect had attempted to steal items and was on the owner’s property without authorization at approximately 1:02 a.m., on the offence date.

The suspect is charged with trespassing at night and theft under $5000.00.  The suspect was later released by way of an undertaking with conditions and will appear in court at a future date. 

Male driver arrested after striking pedestrian

On Monday September 12, 2022, at approximately 6:06 a.m., police located and arrested a 51-year-old male suspect, of Perth, Ontario, for driving related offences stemming from a September 10, 2022 incident.  Investigation revealed that the suspected operated his motor vehicle in a dangerous manner on Bourke Street, struck a female pedestrian known to him and fled the scene without offering assistance.  The female victim suffered minor injuries as a result. 

The suspect was held for a bail hearing and was charged with the following: Dangerous operation causing bodily harm and Failing to stop at an accident resulting in bodily harm.

Male arrested for stealing street sign and drug charge

On Monday September 12, 2022, at approximately 9:26 p.m., police conducted a traffic stop in the downtown core.  Investigation revealed that the 38 year-old male passenger Jonathon RILEY, of Smiths Falls, was wanted stemming from a Saturday September 10, 2022 incident in where RILEY was observed cutting down a street sign with a saw and concealing it on his property.  While conducting a search of RILEY, police located a quantity of Schedule I substance, an illicit drug. 

RILEY was later released by way of an Undertaking with conditions and is charged with the following:  Mischief under $5000.00, Theft under $5000.00 and Possession of a Schedule I Substance.  RILEY will appear in court at a future date to answer to these charges.

Male and female arrested for breaching release conditions

On Tuesday September 13, 2022, police located and arrested a 27-year-old male suspect of Carleton Place and a 27-year-old female suspect of Smiths Falls for breaching their court ordered release conditions.  Investigation revealed that both accused had been in contact with one another contrary to their release orders stemming from previous Intimate Partner Violence offences. 

The male suspect was held for a bail hearing to answer to the following charges:  Fail to comply with undertaking x2 and Fail to comply with release order x2.

The female suspect was later released by way of an Undertaking and is charged with the following:  Fail to comply with release order x3.

Traffic stop leads to arrest and drug charge

On Wednesday September 21, 2022 at approximately 11:41 p.m., police conducted a traffic stop on Chambers Street. Investigation revealed that the driver, 37-year-old Gregory STEACY, of Delta, Ontario, was a prohibited driver and he had a quantity of an illicit substance inside his vehicle.  STEACY was subsequently placed under arrest and had his vehicle impounded as a result.

STEACY is charged with Operating while prohibited and Possession of a Schedule I Substance.  STEACY was later released by way of an Undertaking and will appear in court at a future date to answer to these 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 also be provided anonymously by calling Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).

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Male driver arrested for impaired driving

On Saturday September 3, 2022, at approximately 12:22 a.m., police conducted a traffic stop on Market Street north for traffic violation.  Investigation revealed that the 20-year-old driver, Parker LEE, of Smiths Falls, was impaired by alcohol and had more than the legal limit of alcohol in his system. 

The driver had his vehicle impounded, driver’s licence suspended for a period of 90 days and is charged with the following:  Operation while impaired and Operation while impaired having more than 80 milligrams of alcohol in 100 millilitres of blood. 

The driver was later released by way of a Promise to Appear release order and will attend court at a future date to answer to the outstanding charges against him.

Female driver arrested

On Monday September 5, 2022, at approximately 3:58 p.m., police received a call to attend Abel Street for a report of a recovered stolen vehicle.  Investigation revealed that the 37-year-old female driver, Amanda BILLINGS, of Smiths Falls was operating a vehicle that was reported stolen to police on August 9, 2022 and had a quantity of an illicit substance. 

BILLINGS, was subsequently placed under arrest and stands charged with the following:  Possession of property obtained by crime over $5000.00, Possession of a Schedule I drug and several Highway Traffic Act related offences.

BILLINGS was held for a bail hearing to answer to these outstanding charges against her. 

Male arrested for using stolen bank card

On Thursday September 8, 2022, at approximately 3:09 p.m., police located and arrested a 27-year-old male suspect, of Smiths Falls, stemming from an August 4, 2022 incident in where a victim reportedly lost his bankcard and discovered someone had used it afterwards.  Investigation revealed that the suspect, had used the bank card without authorization on several occasions.

The suspect is charged the following:  Possession of a credit card obtained by crime and Use a credit card obtained by crime x3.  The suspect was later released by police by way of an undertaking with conditions and will appear in court at a future date.

Male arrested for intimate partner violence offences

On Friday September 9, 2022, at approximately 10:57 a.m., police located and arrested a 23-year-old male suspect for outstanding intimate partner violence offences.  Investigation revealed that the suspect had committed numerous violent offences against his partner over the span of a year or more. 

The suspect is charged with the following: Assault (IPV), Mischief Under $5000.00 x2, Criminal Harassment and Assault with a Weapon x2. 

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 also be provided anonymously by calling Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).

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Male arrested for breaching release condition 

On Friday August 26, 2022, at approximately 9:44 a.m., police received information that a male was at a residence in Smiths Falls while being bound by a court ordered release order prohibiting him from being in the Town stemming from a previous Intimate Partner Violence incident.  Police attended the residence and located the 59-year-old suspect, of Smiths Falls, and subsequently placed him under arrest.

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

Female arrested for theft and breaches

On Sunday August 28, 2022, at approximately 9:446 a.m., police conducted a traffic stop on Chambers Street.  Investigation revealed that the 27-year-old female passenger, of Smiths Falls, was wanted in a theft of gasoline from a local retailer.  The suspect was also found to be in breach of two of her court ordered release conditions. 

The accused is charged with one count of theft under $5000.00 and two counts of breaching her court ordered release order and was held for a bail hearing to answer to these outstanding charges.

Female arrested for threats and weapon offences

On Monday August 29, 2022, at approximately 6:57 p.m., police located and arrested a

47-year-old female, of Smiths Falls for numerous criminal offences stemming from a August 25, 2022 incident.  Investigation revealed that the suspect had uttered threats to a neighbour and picked up a weapon of opportunity in a threatening manner.  

The accused is charged with the following:  Uttering Threats, Assault with a Weapon, Mischief Under $5000.00 and Criminal Harassment.  

The accused was later released by police with conditions and will appear in court at a future court date to answer to these outstanding charges.

Male arrested for breaching release order conditions

On Thursday September 1, 2022, at approximately 8:59 p.m., police attended a Center Street address and located a 25-year-old male suspect that had an outstanding warrant for his arrest.  The warrant was issued, stemming from an August 21, 2022, incident in where the suspect breached his court ordered release conditions stemming from an Intimate Partner Violence related incident.  

The accused is charged with two counts of breaching his release order and held for a bail hearing to answer to these 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 also be provided anonymously by calling Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).