Press Release

Male arrested for tampering with fire alarm
On Monday July 11, 2022, at approximately 11:15 a.m., police attended a Beckwith Street South apartment complex, located and arrested a 37-year-old male suspect, of Smiths Falls, for tampering with the building’s fire alarm system.  Investigation revealed that the suspect had set off the fire alarm on Sunday July 10, 2022 and uttered a verbal threat to cause death to another tenant.  When being placed under arrest, the suspect resisted police.
 
As a result, the suspect is charged with the following:  Mischief Endangering Life, False Alarm of Fire, Resisting a Peace Officer and Uttering a Threat to Cause Death or Bodily Harm. 
 
The suspect was held for a bail hearing to answer to these outstanding charges. 
 
Male arrested for mischief, threats and causing a disturbance
On Tuesday July 12, 2022, at approximately 10:50 p.m., police located and arrested a 26-year-old male suspect stemming from a June 30, 2022 incident at a Pearl Street apartment complex.  Investigation revealed that the suspect had uttered a threat to another resident of the complex, caused a disturbance disrupted residents pleasure and use of the property.
 
As a result, the suspect stands charged with the following:  Mischief, Uttering a Threat to Cause Death or Bodily Harm and Causing a Disturbance.
 
The suspect was later released by police with conditions and will appear in court at a later date to answer to these outstanding charges against him. 
 
Male arrested for threatening ex-partner
On Thursday July 14, 2022, at approximately 7:09 p.m, police located and arrested a 38-year-old male suspect for uttering a threat to his ex-partner, stemming from a July 10, 2022 incident. 
 
The suspect was held for a bail hearing to answer to this charge against him. 
 
Two females arrested for uttering threats and male for assault police
On Sunday July 17, 2022, police located and arrested a 27-year-old female suspect of Ottawa and a 29-year-old female suspect, of Smiths Falls for uttering threats to cause death or bodily harm to a female victim known to both, stemming from a July 7, 2022 reported incident.  While placing one of the suspects under arrest, a male assaulted one of our police officers. 
 
As a result, all three suspects were charged accordingly and later released by police with conditions and will appear in court at a future court date 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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