Brockville Police swiftly crack the case of tools stolen from Black and Decker building


Brockville Police Services was able to crack the case on a recent tool theft that occurred in the community. Police explained that they received information about a break and enter at the old Black and Decker building on Central Ave on September 23rd, 2023. 

Initial reports stated that some property had been stolen. Police say an investigation revealed that the building had been entered overnight on September 22nd, where two air compressors were taken. 

Police say they were involved with a 48-year-old, male, earlier the same night and had information about him that identified him to be a suspect of the incident. 

Further investigation revealed that the male in question was found to have been in possession of the stolen property from the building. That suspect was located and arrested by officers on the night of September 23rd and charged with possession of stolen property and failure to comply with probation. Police say he was released with a future court date.

With files by CFRA's Connor Ray