Press Release

Male arrested for Intimate Partner Violence offence

On Monday April 11, 2022, at approximately 3:30 p.m., police received a 9-1-1 call from a female victim advising she had just been threatened by her ex-partner.  Investigation revealed, that a 27-year-old male suspect, of Smiths Falls, uttered a threat to kill the victim.

As a result, the suspect was charged with one count of uttering a threat to cause death.

The suspect was located and arrested a short time later and was held for a bail hearing to answer to this charge.

Female arrested for shoplifting

On Tuesday April 12, 2022, at approximately 8:59 p.m., police received a call to attend a Lombard Street business, for a report of a female shoplifter.  Investigation revealed, that the 36-year-old female suspect, of Smiths Falls, had selected several products, concealed them, and made no effort to pay before exiting the business.  

Police located and placed the suspect under arrest.  She stands charged with one count of Theft Under $5,000.00, released by way of an Appearance Notice, and will appear in court at a later date to answer to this charge.

Female arrested for Intimate Partner Violence offence

On Wednesday April 13, 2022, at approximately 12:33 p.m., police attended a Church Street residence for a report of an assault.  Investigation revealed that a 19-year-old, female suspect, of Perth, Ontario, had assaulted her partner on this date and several other previous dates.

The suspect was placed under arrest, stands charged with three counts of Assault, and was held for a bail hearing to answer to these charges.  

Traffic stop leads to arrest

On Friday April 15, 2022, at approximately 7:23 p.m., police conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle for a traffic violation.  A check of the 34-year-old, male driver, revealed that he was a prohibited driver stemming from an outstanding impaired driving charge; had several suspensions against his drivers license, and was in breach of his Conditional Sentence Order, house arrest release condition.
As a result, the suspect was placed under arrest, had his vehicle impounded, and was held for a bail hearing.

Male arrested for outstanding warrant

On Monday April 18, 2022, at approximately 6:42 p.m., police located and arrested a 38-year-old male suspect, of Smiths Falls, for an outstanding warrant for his arrest.  The warrant was issued stemming from an April 10, 2022, incident in where the suspect failed to update his address as part of his court-ordered release conditions from an Intimate Partner Violence-related incident.   

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

***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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