Press Release

Intimate Partner breaches laid

On the 5th of August 2022, Police received a call at an address on Parkland Court to commence an investigation into a domestic related breach in regards to a report that the accused had been living and communicating with the victim while on charges of domestic related assault. As a result, a 25-year-old Smiths Falls man, was arrested for violating his conditions and held in custody for a bail hearing.

Multiple Charges laid after off-duty officer spots wanted male

On the 12th of August 2022, an off duty Smiths Falls Police Officer noted a vehicle driving erratically in the area of Cornelia Street.  Patrol units attempted to stop this vehicle and the male driver, abandoned the vehicle and fled on foot to a nearby back yard. The same off duty officer, who was on his way to have a work out before his shift, pursued the male on foot and apprehended him with patrol officers without incident.

As a result, 25-year-old, Dale Scott, of no fixed address was arrested for his outstanding warrants, for failing to comply with his prior release orders and breaches of his probation order. He was further charged with dangerous operation of a motor vehicle, stunt driving, operation while prohibited, flight from police, operation while impaired by drug, possession of property obtained by crime, drive under suspension x2, use plates not authorized for vehicle and further breaches.

Scott, was held in custody pending a bail hearing to answer to these outstanding charges against him.

Intimate Partner Breaches;

On the 13th of August 2022, police were called to an address on Philip Street, in regards to a landlord/tenant issue. Investigation revealed that a 36-year-old female tenant was on a Conditional Sentence Order with conditions to abstain from communicating with another female who was also in the unit. The 36-year-old female, was arrested for breaching her Conditional Sentence Order and held for bail.

On the same date, police were called to a disturbance on Church Street west and as a result, arrested a 19 year old for domestic related breaches. The person was held in custody for bail.

Male wanted spotted by police

On the 15th of August 2022, police spotted a wanted male, who was a passenger in a vehicle, travelling on Cornelia Street. When the officer initiated a traffic stop, the passenger fled on foot. Officers engaged in a foot pursuit with members of the Crime Unit assisting in locating the accused off Mazie Street.

As a result, 34-year-old, Tyler Pretty was arrested, held for a bail hearing and is charged with the following offences:  Theft Under $5000.00 x 3, Breach of Probation x 5, Possess Property Obtained By Crime, Possess Firearm or Ammunition x 3, Possess Break In Instruments, Possess Property Obtained By Crime, Assault x 2, Resist Peace Officer and Mischief.  

***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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