Press Release

Female arrested for assaulting family members

On Wednesday July 21, 2021 at approximately 8:04 p.m., police attended a residence on Main Street for a report of an assault.  Investigation revealed, that a 25 year old female suspect, of Smiths Falls, attended the residence and assaulted a male and female resident, uttered threats and damaged property.  The suspect was found to be related to both victims. 

The suspect was located outside of the residence, arrested and stands charged with the following:  Unlawfully in Dwelling, Uttering threats x3, Assault x3 and one count of Mischief under $5000.00.  The suspect was held for a bail hearing to answer to these outstanding charges against her.

Female arrested for shoplifting at local businesses

On Monday July 26, 2021 at approximately 8:31 p.m., police received a call for a shoplifter at a Lombard Street business.  Investigation revealed that a 32 year old female suspect, of Smiths Falls, was responsible for thefts at several Lombard Street businesses spanning over a several week period. 

The suspect was arrested on scene and is charged with 7 counts of Theft Under $5000.00, was later released by way of an Undertaking and will appear in court at a future date to answer to these charges.

Male arrested for breaching his release condition

On Tuesday July 27, 2021 at approximately 10:04 a.m., police located and arrested a 43 year old male suspect, of Smiths Falls, for breaching his court ordered release condition of communicating with his ex-partner.  Investigation revealed that the suspect had sent numerous messages by way of electronic means to the victim.

The suspect is charged with one count of failing to comply with his court ordered release condition and was held for a bail hearing to answer to this charge.

Neighbour dispute results in charges

On Tuesday July 27, 2021 at approximately 3:13 p.m., police were called to attend a Russell Street East residence for a report of an assault.  Investigation revealed that a 26 year old male suspect and 23 year old female suspect attended their neighbour’s residence complaining about the volume of the music being played.  During this confrontation the male victim was assaulted by both the male and female suspects.  

Both suspects were located, arrested and stand charged with one count of assault each and later released by way of an Undertaking and will appear in court at a future date to answer to these charges.

Male arrested for breaching his release condition

On Tuesday July 27, 2021 at approximately 8:46 p.m., police received a complaint in regards to a male suspect who had breached his release conditions.  Investigation revealed that the 27 year old male suspect, of Smiths Falls, had sent numerous electronic messages to his ex-partner and was in contravention of his court imposed release conditions. 

The suspect was located, arrested and is charged with one count of breaching his recognizance of bail release condition.  The suspect was held for a bail hearing to answer to this charge. 

Male arrested for uttering threat

On Tuesday July 27, 2021 at approximately 5:06 p.m., police located and arrested a 49 year old male suspect of Perth, Ontario, for uttering a threat.  Police received a complaint on July 17, 2021 to attend a business on Center Street, after the threat was made.  Investigation revealed that the suspect had engaged in a verbal argument with two females known to him and after this exchange he uttered a threat to the victim who was an innocent bystander.

The suspect is charged with one count of Uttering a Threat to Cause Death and was later released by way of an Undertaking with conditions and will appear in court at a future date to answer to this charge.

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