KEMPTVILLE – A male suspect committed an indecent act on a Highway 416 overpass here in broad daylight on Saturday morning, provincial police reported.
Ontario Provincial Police officers responded to a complaint of a nude male standing on the Highway 416 overpass at County Road 44, OPP reported Monday.
They found the man performing an indecent act while visible to passing traffic, police said, adding the suspect was arrested and taken to the Kemptville OPP detachment.
The incident happened at 9:30 a.m. Saturday, said Const. Cathy Lindsey, adding drugs or alcohol were not involved.
Philip Simon Irving, 53, of Kemptville has been charged with an indecent act in a public place and indecent exhibition.
He was released on conditions pending an appearance in Kemptville court on September 2.
WEEKEND INMATE AT LARGE
City police were still looking Monday for a suspect who did not show up at the Brockville Jail Friday to serve his weekend sentence.
Correctional staff notified police Friday night that a 42-year-old Prescott man was a no-show.
A warrant remained in place Monday afternoon for his arrest as he was considered unlawfully at large.
IMPAIRED DRIVER NEARLY HITS COPS
Brockville police officers were dealing with one drunk driving suspect when another nearly collided with them early Sunday morning.
City police conducted a traffic stop on Bennett Street at 2:22 a.m., at which a local 22-year-old woman provided a breath sample into a roadside device and registered a fail, police reported Monday.
Officers arrested her for impaired driving and driving over the legal limit. They also impounded her vehicle.
While officers were dealing with the traffic stop, they came close to being struck by another vehicle, police added Monday.
Officers stopped that vehicle and arrested a local 27-year-old man, charging him with impaired driving and driving over the legal limit.
Police noted the accused’s readings were triple the legal limit.
His vehicle was impounded and he was released when sober. Like the female suspect, he will appear in court at a future date.
MAN RESISTS ARREST
City police scuffled with an intoxicated man in the downtown area early Sunday morning.
Officers were called at 4:39 a.m. to deal with an intoxicated male suspect on Home Street who was reportedly yelling and not settling down.
Officers reported Monday the man “decided to resist arrest,” describing the ensuing scuffle as “minor in nature.”
A local, 39-year-old man was arrested for causing a disturbance, said police. He was released when sober with a future court date.
Brockville police arrested two women over the weekend in connection with two separate domestic disputes.
At 9:29 p.m. Friday, officers went to an apartment building in the south end following reports of two women fighting.
The women, aged 51 and 52, both live in the building and were involved in an argument that turned physical, police said Monday.
Officers arrested the 51-year-old woman to prevent a further breach of the peace, police said.
She was released later with no charges after police felt the situation had calmed down.
On Saturday at 10:30 p.m., police responded to a domestic incident at a north-end apartment building, where a local, 37-year-old woman was in a dispute with her male partner.
The woman assaulted the man and was also breaching conditions of an undertaking for outstanding charges, police added.
She was arrested and charged with assault and breach of the undertaking. Officers released her early the next day on conditions with a future court date.
The man was not injured.
E-BIKE RIDER CHARGED
City police on Saturday arrested an e-bike rider after noticing the vehicle being driven erratically.
Officers stopped the bike at 8:43 p.m.
The man was impaired and already a disqualified driver, police reported Monday, adding the suspect was also breaching a probation order.
Officers arrested a local 28-year-old man and charged him with impaired driving, driving while over the legal limit, driving while disqualified and the breach of his probation order.
He was released early the next day with a future court date and the bike was impounded.
MAN ARRESTED AT BORDER
City police on Saturday afternoon took into custody a local man who was arrested by Canada Border Services while crossing back into Canada.
Brockville police had a warrant for the 51-year-old man’s arrest, with charges stemming from an investigation in June of this year, police reported, while not specifying the nature of those charges.
A bail hearing was to take place Monday to determine release conditions or remaining in custody.
Brockville Police are seeking the public’s help in solving a local mischief case.
In the early morning hours of Sunday, unknown people smashed glass in the storefront of the Army Surplus store on King Street West.
Police believe the incident happened sometime around 4 a.m.
Anyone with information is urged to call city police at 613-342-0127 Ext. 0.
Source: Brockville Recorder and Times