Press Release

Male arrested for domestic offences

On Saturday January 29, 2022 at approximately 1:48 p.m., police responded to report of a domestic related incident after the fact.  Investigation revealed that a 26-year-old male suspect, of Smiths Falls, had uttered a threat to kill his previous intimate partner, assaulted and damaged property belonging to the victim. 

As a result the suspect was placed under arrest and stands charged with the following:  Uttering Threats, Assault and Mischief Under $5000.00 and are all domestic related.

The suspect was held for a bail hearing to answer to these outstanding charges.

Male arrested for driving offences

On Thursday January 20, 2022, at approximately 10:09 a.m., police attempted to conduct a traffic stop on a 51-year-old male suspect, of Ottawa, for a non-driving related matter.  The suspect refused to stop for police and a short pursuit ensued on Beckwith Street south.  The suspect drove his vehicle in a dangerous manner until stopping for police a short distance later. 

On Monday February 1, 2022, at approximately 3:50 a.m., the suspect was located, placed under arrest and stands charged with the following:  Flight from Peace Officer and Dangerous Operation.

The suspect was held for a bail hearing to answer to these outstanding charges. 

Male arrested for uttering threat

On Monday February 1, 2022, at approximately 12:00 p.m., police responded to a Lorne Street business for a report of an assault.  Investigation revealed, that a 45-year-old male suspect, of Perth, assaulted a co-worker.

The suspect was placed under arrest and is charged with one count of Assault. 

The suspect was later released by way of an Undertaking and will appear in court at a future court date to answer to this charge.

Male arrested for outstanding warrant

On Wednesday February 2, 2022, at approximately 10:00 a.m., police located and arrested a 28-year-old male suspect, of no fixed address, for an outstanding warrant for his arrest.  The warrant was issued on January 11, 2022, after the suspect failed to notify police of his address and failed to appear for identification purposes. 

As a result the suspect is charged with two counts of breaching his release Undertaking conditions. 

The suspect was held for a bail hearing to answer to these outstanding charges.

***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).

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