Press Release

Arrest made regarding thefts from vehicles:

On the 11th of October 2022 police arrested 25 year old Perth area resident Jeffrey Hamilton for trespassing by night and breach of his probation officer after receiving information of a theft that occurred on Staples drive. Hamilton was identified by police prowling in the area checking unlocked vehicles. Hamilton has a history theft convictions. As a result, Hamilton was held in custody pending bail. His bail was since denied and he will be held until a trial.

Two males arrested for domestic related offences:  

On the 11th of October 2022 police attended a family dispute in the area of George St. As a result a 35 year old Smiths Falls male was arrested and charged with domestic related uttering threats to damage property and mischief. He was held in custody pending a bail hearing.

On the 13th of October 2022 a 35 year old Smiths Falls male was arrested and charged for breach of a release order for attempting to communicate with a victim in a prior Intimate Partner Violence incident. As a result, he was charged with breach of his release order and held in custody pending a bail hearing.    

Operation Impact

A reminder that Smiths Falls Police continue to be proactive in enforcing seatbelt, stunt driving and other distracted driving offences, not just on thanksgiving weekend but every day.   

***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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