Press Release

Domestic offences lead to charges

On the 7th of July 2022 a 31 year old Smiths Falls male was charged with domestic related assault and mischief. He was later released on conditions to appear in court at a later date.

On the 8th of July 2022 a 24 year old Smiths Falls male was charged with domestic related assault and mischief was later released on conditions after a bail hearing.

On the 10th of July 2022 a 20 year old Smiths Falls female was charged with uttering threats and assault. She was later released on conditions to appear at a later court date.

On the 10th of July 2022 a 19 year old Smiths Falls male was charged with domestic related assault mischief. He was held in custody pending a bail hearing.

Bail violation leads to further charges

A 36 year old Smiths Falls male was charged July 4th after police received information he may be with a female and her child that he was on conditions not to contact or associate with. Police arrested and charged this male with breach of his release order. While in custody, this male decided to throw his urine and feces at officers and was further charged with mischief as a result. He is currently in custody awaiting a bail hearing.   

Mother and Son duo facing further counterfeit related charges

Police have laid a total of 32 charges relating to Smiths Falls resident Wanetta Generoux and her son Joel Closs for passing numerous counterfeit $100 bills to various stores last month. They had been released in bail court on conditions.

Overdose calls over the weekend

Since Friday, officer responded to 3 calls related to overdose of what officers believe to be fentanyl. All have survived after naloxone was administered either by police or paramedics.

There were 182 calls for service over this last week- a lot of very time consuming calls relating to mental health, domestics and medical assist calls.

***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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