Press Release

Domestic disturbance leads to arrest

On Tuesday June 22, 2021 at approximately 7:42 p.m., police were called to attend a residence on Running Avenue for a report of a domestic disturbance.  Investigation revealed that a 28 year old male suspect, of Smiths Falls, had assaulted his common law female partner.

The suspect was placed under arrest and held for a bail hearing to answer to this charge.

Male arrested for outstanding warrant

On Friday June 25, 2021 at approximately 9:25 a.m., a 49 year old male suspect, of Carleton Place turned himself into police for an outstanding warrant for his arrest.  The warrant stems from a March 2021 incident in where the suspect did not abide by his court ordered release condition. 

The accused was held for a bail hearing to answer to this charge.

Male arrested for domestic related incident

On Sunday June 27, 2021 at approximately 1:14 p.m., police received a complaint of an after the fact domestic related incident.  Investigation revealed that a 70 year old male suspect, of Smiths Falls, had threatened to cause bodily harm to his wife during a heated argument. 

The suspect was located a short time later, placed under arrest, is charged with one count of uttering a threat to cause bodily harm (domestic) and held for a bail hearing.

Male arrested for mischief to business

On Monday June 28, 2021 at approximately 12:09 p.m., police responded to a business on Beckwith Street north for a report of mischief.  Investigation revealed that a 29 year old male suspect, of Smiths Falls, had attended the business and caused damage to one of its windows.   

The suspect was located and arrested a short time later, stands charged with one count of mischief under $5000.00 and one count of failing to comply with a court ordered release condition.  The suspect was held for a bail hearing to answer to these charges.

Female arrested for domestic related offences

On Monday June 28, 2021 at approximately 10:27 p.m., police were called to a Maitland Street residence for a report of a domestic dispute in progress.  Investigation revealed that a 46 year old female suspect, of Metcalfe, Ontario had caused damage to her partner’s property during a heated argument. 

The suspect was placed under arrest, stands charged with one count of mischief under $5000.00 and was held for a bail hearing to answer to this charge.

Traffic stop leads to charges

On Tuesday June 29, 2021 at approximately 2:15 p.m., police conducted a traffic stop on Lombard Street.  Investigation revealed that the licence plates attached to the vehicle were stolen out of the City of Brockville.  Further investigation revealed that the 27 year old male driver was a suspended driver and was under the influence of alcohol. 

The driver placed under arrest, had his vehicle impounded and is charged with the following:  Possession of stolen property under $5000.00, breach of probation x 2 and numerous Highway Traffic Act offences and was later released by way of an Undertaking with conditions and will appear in court at a future date.

Traffic stop of ATV leads to arrest

On Wednesday June 30, 2021, at approximately 7:35 p.m, police conducted a traffic stop of an ATV (all-terrain vehicle) in the area of Abbott Street North after observing it to be operating in an unsafe manner.  Investigation revealed that the 29 year old male driver, of Ottawa, was under the influence of alcohol.  A demand was made by police for the driver to provide suitable samples of his breath and he refused. 

The driver had his ATV impounded for 7 days, drivers license suspended for a period of 90 days and is charged with Refusal to provide a breath sample and was released by way of an appearance notice to attend court at a future court date.