Press Release

Male arrested for outstanding warrant

On Thursday March 31, 2022, at approximately 1:43 p.m., police located and arrested a 50-year-old male suspect, of Smiths Falls, for an outstanding warrant.  The warrant was issued stemming from a January 2022, incident in where, the suspect had stolen tools from a McGill Street residence that he had temporarily been residing at. 

The suspect stands charged with the following offences:  Theft Under $5000.00 and Breach of Probation release order conditions x2. 

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.

Female arrested for outstanding warrant

On Thursday March 31, 2022, at approximately 3:55 p.m., police located and arrested a 39-year-old female suspect, of Kingston, for an outstanding warrant.  The warrant was issued stemming from and January 8, 2022 incident in where the suspect failed to attend for fingerprints and failed to provide an up to date address as per her release conditions. 

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

Male arrested for Intimate Partner Violence offences

On April 3, 2022, at approximately 2:44 p.m., police located and arrested an 18-year-old male suspect, of Bancroft, Ontario, for numerous historic Intimate Partner offences.  Investigation revealed that the suspect had committed numerous offences against his ex-partner during the course of their relationship. 

The suspect stands charged with the following:  Assault x2, Overcome Resistance by Attempting to Choke x2 and Forcible Confinement x2. 

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

Male arrested for Intimate Partner Violence offence

On Monday April 4, 2022, at approximately 1:03 p.m., police responded to an Old Mill Road residence for a report of an unwanted male suspect.  Investigation revealed that a 67-year-old male suspect, of Smiths Falls, had attended the residence of his ex-partner after being warned several times previously not too. 

The suspect was placed under arrest and stands charged with one count of Criminal Harassment and was held for a bail hearing to answer to this charge.

Female arrested for Mischief

O Monday April 4, 2022, at approximately 12:36 p.m., police located and arrested a 35-year-old female suspect, of Smiths Falls, for mischief to property under $5000.00.  This charge stems from a March 2022 incident, in where the suspect caused damage to an acquaintance’s electronic device.   

The suspect stands charged with one count of mischief under $5000.00 and was later released by way of an Undertaking release order with conditions and will appear in court at a future court date. 

Female arrested for impaired driving

On Tuesday April 5, 2022, at approximately 12:08 p.m., police received a call to attend a Union Street business for a report of a suspected impaired driver.  Investigation revealed that the driver, 54-year-old, Kelly HERMER, of Smiths Falls, was under the influence of a controlled substance and impaired.

As a result, HERMER stands charged with one count of Impaired driving by drug, had her vehicle impounded and driver’s licence suspended as a result.

HERMER will appear in court at a later date to answer to this charge.

Male arrested for breaching his release order

On Wednesday April 6, 2022, at approximately 1:42 p.m., police located and arrested a 39-year-old male suspect, of Smiths Falls, for breaching his court imposed Conditional Sentence Order.  Investigation revealed, that the suspect was out of his residence and in the community while he was under house arrest.

The suspect was held for a bail hearing as a result.

Female arrested for outstanding warrants and assaulting a peace officer

On Thursday April 7, 2022, at approximately 12:12 a.m., police attended a Russell Street East residence for a report of a wanted female.  Police attended and located and arrested a 30-year-old female suspect of no fixed address.  Investigation revealed that the suspect had two outstanding warrants for her arrest stemming from a July 2020, Intimate Partner Violence related incident.  The suspect was located with a person whom she was on a previous release order to have no communication with.  While interacting with the suspect, she used her leg and attempted to kick officers. 

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

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