Press Release

Males arrested for break and enter into residences/possession of stolen property

During the last week Smiths Falls Police responded to an increase of daylight break and enters reported after the fact to police.

On the 13th of January 2022, police arrested and charged 35-year-old, Adam Jackson, of no fixed address with over 30 charges relating to break and enter, theft and possession of property obtained by crime. It’s alleged that Jackson would go to the door of unsuspecting residents and if no one was home he would go inside. If confronted, he would make an excuse about looking for someone and leave. Jackson was charged and convicted of break and enter offences back in 2019 when he broke into multiple houses in this and surrounding areas during the day and night. 

Jackson was held in custody pending a bail hearing.

35-year-old, Anthony Henderson, of no fixed address who was with Jackson was charged with breach of an undertaking and possession of property obtained by crime. He was also held in custody pending a bail hearing. 

Police remind residents to ensure all exterior doors, windows and unoccupied vehicles are secure.  If you notice anyone suspicious on or around your residence, please call police immediately rather than after the fact.    

Male arrested for breaking into vehicle on Aberdeen Ave

On the 14th of January 2022 an alert homeowner noticed someone trying to get into his vehicle and contacted police. Police responded immediately and arrested 24-year-old Jeffrey Hamilton, of Perth, Ontario, with possession of property obtained by crime, trespassing at night and possession of break in instruments.

Hamilton was held in custody pending a bail hearing.

Police are asking homeowners in that area to contact the station should they notice anything missing from their vehicle.

Stolen vehicle recovered

On the 8th of January 2022, 28-year-old Adam Huntley and 39-year-old Mary Milsap-Swain both of Kingston, Ontario, were charged with theft and possession of stolen property after taking a vehicle from a local dealership for a test drive and not returning with it. The vehicle was located in Kingston, Ontario and returned. Both are currently wanted by Smiths Falls Police for failing to attend for ident.

  

***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).