Press Release

Female arrested for assaulting two youth in her care

On Monday February 14, 2022, at approximately 1:10 p.m., police attended a Main Street residence for a report of a youth being assaulted by a family member.  Investigation revealed that a 31-year-old female suspect, of Smiths Falls, had assaulted two youths in her care.

The suspect was later arrested and stands charged with the following:  Assault with a weapon and Assault.  The suspect was later released by way of an Undertaking with conditions and will appear in court at a future date to answer to these charges.

Male arrested for failing to stop for police

On Monday February 14, 2022, at approximately 2:09 p.m., police attempted to conduct a traffic stop on Chambers Street.  The driver of the vehicle failed to stop as directed and a short pursuit ensued.  Once stopped, the 61-year-old male driver, of Smiths Falls, provided a false name to police and he was subsequently placed under arrest.  The driver was also found to have a suspended driver’s licence. 

As a result the driver was charged with the following:  Flight from Peace Officer and Obstruct Peace Officer.  The vehicle was also impounded as a result. 

The driver was later released by way of an Undertaking with conditions and will appear in court at a future date to answer to these charges.

Traffic stop leads to arrest

On Wednesday February 16, 2022, at approximately 12:50 p.m., police conducted a traffic stop on Brockville Street.  Investigation revealed that the male driver was a suspended driver.  A 46-year-old female passenger was found to have an outstanding warrant for her arrest, stemming from a May 2021, theft related incident in where she failed to attend court. 

The female suspect was later released with a new court date to answer to this charge. 

Male arrested for breaching his bail release conditions

On Thursday February 17, 2022, at approximately 10:16 a.m., police located and arrested a 27-year-old male suspect, of Smiths Falls, for breaching a condition of his bail release. 

The suspect stands charged with one count of Failing to comply with release order and was held for a bail hearing.

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

The Smiths Falls Police Service urges anyone with further information regarding these incidents, or similar incidents, to contact our service at 613-283-0357. Information may also be provided anonymously by calling Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).

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