Press Release

Male driver arrested for impaired driving

On Saturday September 3, 2022, at approximately 12:22 a.m., police conducted a traffic stop on Market Street north for traffic violation.  Investigation revealed that the 20-year-old driver, Parker LEE, of Smiths Falls, was impaired by alcohol and had more than the legal limit of alcohol in his system. 

The driver had his vehicle impounded, driver’s licence suspended for a period of 90 days and is charged with the following:  Operation while impaired and Operation while impaired having more than 80 milligrams of alcohol in 100 millilitres of blood. 

The driver was later released by way of a Promise to Appear release order and will attend court at a future date to answer to the outstanding charges against him.

Female driver arrested

On Monday September 5, 2022, at approximately 3:58 p.m., police received a call to attend Abel Street for a report of a recovered stolen vehicle.  Investigation revealed that the 37-year-old female driver, Amanda BILLINGS, of Smiths Falls was operating a vehicle that was reported stolen to police on August 9, 2022 and had a quantity of an illicit substance. 

BILLINGS, was subsequently placed under arrest and stands charged with the following:  Possession of property obtained by crime over $5000.00, Possession of a Schedule I drug and several Highway Traffic Act related offences.

BILLINGS was held for a bail hearing to answer to these outstanding charges against her. 

Male arrested for using stolen bank card

On Thursday September 8, 2022, at approximately 3:09 p.m., police located and arrested a 27-year-old male suspect, of Smiths Falls, stemming from an August 4, 2022 incident in where a victim reportedly lost his bankcard and discovered someone had used it afterwards.  Investigation revealed that the suspect, had used the bank card without authorization on several occasions.

The suspect is charged the following:  Possession of a credit card obtained by crime and Use a credit card obtained by crime x3.  The suspect was later released by police by way of an undertaking with conditions and will appear in court at a future date.

Male arrested for intimate partner violence offences

On Friday September 9, 2022, at approximately 10:57 a.m., police located and arrested a 23-year-old male suspect for outstanding intimate partner violence offences.  Investigation revealed that the suspect had committed numerous violent offences against his partner over the span of a year or more. 

The suspect is charged with the following: Assault (IPV), Mischief Under $5000.00 x2, Criminal Harassment and Assault with a Weapon x2. 

The suspect was held for a bail hearing 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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