Arrested for drugs, theft

Brockville police on Tuesday arrested a 28-year-old man and charged him with possessing cocaine and property obtained by crime.

A Brockville police officer on patrol on Buell Street recognized the man as a suspect from a theft at the city’s library, police reported Wednesday. He had a photo of the suspect, and as he pulled up on Buell Street to gather more information he observed the suspect exit a vehicle.

The officer arrested the suspect in connection with the theft and searched him, when the officer located cocaine on his person as well as a vehicle full of stolen property from another incident, said police.

The man was charged with theft, possession of property obtained by crime, and possession of a controlled substance.

Man arrested for child porn

A 27-year-old man wanted by Kingston police was arrested early Wednesday in Brockville and charged with accessing child pornography.

The Brockville Police Service assisted with the arrest of a man at a downtown address. The man was wanted by Kingston police for accessing child pornography. He was turned over to the Kingston Police Service.

Man spits on jail worker

A 23-year-old inmate spat on correctional staff at the Brockville Jail Tuesday. He has been charged with assaulting a peace officer.

Woman turns herself in

A 35-year-old woman turned herself in to police this week and was arrested for failing to attend court. She was released with a future court date.

OPP charge driver after RIDE check

Officers of the Leeds and the Thousand Islands detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police charged a man with impaired driving after stopping a driver at a RIDE check early Wednesday morning.

At about 2 a.m., OPP officers were conducting a RIDE (Reduce Impaired Driving Everywhere) check on County Road 2 at Highway 401 in Leeds and the Thousand Islands Township. Officers arrested a male driver after an investigation.

Wyatt Steacy, 22, of the same township, has been charged with driving over the legal blood/alcohol limit. He was later released and is scheduled to appear in court in Brockville on March 23.

While Leeds OPP officers do increase their number of RIDE stops over the holidays, they are reminding drivers that RIDE stops are carried out throughout the year, throughout the province as part of the OPP’s Provincial Traffic Safety Program.

Source: Brockville Recorder