Press Release

Male arrested for outstanding warrant

On Wednesday May 25, 2022, at approximately 10:23 a.m., police located and arrested a 37-year-old male suspect, of Smiths Falls, for an outstanding warrant for his arrest.  The warrant was issued stemming from a May 19, 2022 incident in where the suspect was found to be in breach of his court ordered release conditions from a previous intimate partner violence offence. 

The suspect stands charged with breaching his court ordered release order x2, Criminal Harassment and was held for a bail hearing to answer to this charge.

Male arrested for outstanding warrant

On Wednesday May 25, 2022, police located and arrested a 25-year-old male suspect of Parham, Ontario for an outstanding warrant stemming from a June 2021 incident.  The suspect stands charged with breaching his release order conditions x4 and was held for a bail hearing.   

Traffic leads to arrest

On Thursday May 26, 2022, at approximately 1:47 a.m., police conducted a traffic stop on Abbott Street North after receiving an alert on the Automatic Licence Plate Reader (ALPR) for a highway traffic offence.  Investigation revealed that 39-year-old driver, Michael VALENCIA was a suspended driver was in possession of a controlled substance. 

VALENCIA was arrested and stands charged with one count of possession of a Schedule 1 substance and had his vehicle impounded for a period of 7 days.  He was later released by way of a Form 10 release Undertaking with conditions to answer to this charge.

Male arrested for outstanding warrant

On Monday May 30, 2022, at approximately 7:41 a.m., police located and arrested a 30-year-old suspect, of Smiths Falls, for an outstanding warrant for his arrest.  The warrant was issued stemming from a September 2021 incident in where the suspect did not attend for his court appearance.  The suspect was also found to be in breach of two additional breaches of his court ordered release conditions.

The suspect was held for a bail hearing to answer to these outstanding charges.

Male arrested for theft and drug offence

On Monday May 30, 2022, at approximately 9:54 a.m., police located and arrested 24-year-old, Jeffrey HAMILTON, of no fixed address for a shoplifting incident at a Lombard Street business that occurred on May 27, 2022.  Investigation revealed that HAMILTON was in possession of a Schedule 1 Controlled Substance and in breach of his court ordered release conditions. 

HAMILTON stands charged with the following:  Theft Under $5000.00, Possession of a Schedule 1 Substance and two counts of breaching his court ordered release conditions. 

HAMILTON was held for a bail hearing to answer to these outstanding charges.

Male arrested for outstanding warrant

On Tuesday May 31, 2022, at approximately 11:43 a.m., police located and arrested a 67-year-old male suspect, of Smiths Falls, for an outstanding warrant for his arrest.  The warrant was issued stemming from a previous intimate partner violence incident and failing to comply with his court ordered release conditions.

The suspect was held for a bail hearing to answer to these charges.

Neighbour dispute leads to arrest

On Tuesday May 31, 2022, at approximately 11:33 p.m., police responded to a neighbour dispute at a McGill Street South residence.  Investigation revealed that a 65-year-old, male suspect of Smiths Falls, had uttered a threat to his neighbour.

The suspect was placed under arrest and is charged with Uttering a Threat and was later released by police by way of a Form 10 Undertaking with conditions 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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