Smiths Falls police report – man charged with sexual assault
Male charged with sexual assault
On Friday October 5, 2018 at approximately 8:27 p.m., police were called to attend a residence in the North end of Town, for a report of an unwanted person. Investigation revealed that a 48 year old male suspect of Smiths Falls, had allegedly inappropriately touched a female resident.
The suspect was arrested and stands charged with one count of sexual assault and was later released by way of a promise to appear in court and officer in charge undertaking with conditions.
(Ed. Note: Police often do not release names in these cases to protect the victim’s identity)
Male charged for breaching his release conditions
On Friday October 5, 2018 at approximately 11:05 p.m., police located and arrested a 29 year old male suspect of Smiths Falls for breaching his release conditions. Investigation revealed that the suspect had communion with his ex-partner and was allegedly within 100 meters of her person on several occasions and was in breach of his domestic related release conditions.
The suspect stands charged with: two counts of breaching his recognizance of bail and two counts of breaching his probation order release conditions. The suspect was held for a bail hearing to answer to these charges.
Traffic stop leads to impaired driving arrest
On Saturday October 6, 2018 at approximately 12:42 a.m., police conducted a traffic stop on Church Street for a traffic violation. Investigation revealed that the 33 year old male driver of Smiths Falls had a strong odour of alcohol coming from inside the vehicle. Police conducted a Alcohol Screening Device on the driver resulting in a “Fail” reading. The driver was subsequently placed under arrest for operating a motor vehicle while having more than 80 milligrams of alcohol in 100 milliliters of blood. The driver later provided suitable samples of his breath to a qualified technician.
The driver was later released by way of a promise to appear in court to answer to this charge, had his driver’s license suspended and vehicle impounded as a result.
***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 be provided anonymously by calling Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).
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