Press Release

***The charges in these matters have not been proven in court***

Charges laid in a break and enter to a local business

On the 28th of June 21 police commenced an investigation into a break and enter and theft from a local business. On the 3rd of July 21 police arrested and charged 41 year old Shawn Woodcock currently of Brockville with break and enter commit theft, possession of property obtained by crime and breach of a recognizance of bail. He was later released to an address in Brockville at a bail hearing. Most of the property was recovered by police and returned to the owner.    

Drug charges laid after police noted suspicious activity at local park

On the 2nd of July 2021 police arrested and charged 28 year old David HANN of Smiths Falls and two 15 year old youths with possession of a controlled substance after noting suspicious activity at a local park. Police believe the substance to be crack/cocaine. All were released to appear in court at a later date.

Charges laid after police receive several reports of vehicles being rifled through

On the 8th of July 2021 police had posted a picture to identify a male in regards to using a stolen credit card. Later that day on patrol, police located the male matching description from the photo. A brief foot pursuit occurred in the downtown core and police arrested the male. During the arrest, the male resisted officers. Charged with 11 counts of unauthorized possession of a credit card, 3 counts of possession of property obtained by crime, 2 counts of resisting arrest of a peace officer and 1 count of possession of a controlled substance (believed to be crack/cocaine) is 32 year old Adam Reid of Ottawa. Reid is currently in custody pending a bail hearing.

Police are urging the public to ensure your vehicles are locked with valuables not left inside. All the thefts are ones of opportunity- vehicles have all been left unlocked.

Police looking for a vehicle reported stolen;

Smiths Falls Police are looking for a 2000 white Honda Civic ONT# CKVA-623 that was stolen from the Glen Ave area yesterday.

Domestic assault charges laid

On the 1st of July 2021 police investigated a domestic assault where charges against a 38 year old Smiths Falls male were laid. Male later turned himself in on the 8th of July 2021 on an outstanding warrant. He was charged with two counts of assault and mischief. He will appear for a bail hearing today.  

Male arrested for a bail violation

On the 5th of July 2021 a 35 year old Smiths Falls male was arrested for breaching a release order by communicating with a victim in a domestic related incident. That male was held in custody and later released at a bail hearing on further conditions.   

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 be provided anonymously by calling Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).

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