Local male arrested with multiple charges

Police
Posted on: February 14, 2018

Smiths Falls Police Service

During the early morning hours of 11 February 2018 Smiths Falls Police received multiple calls reporting a male armed with a uncapped syringe who had attempted to rob three businesses downtown and citizens located within and nearby. The male in an attempt to flee, threatened a citizen with the weapon to commandeer their vehicle. Officers immediately responded to the
area and quickly located the male who was taken into custody without incident. No one was
injured during the events.

Tyler Layne PRETTY a 29 yr old male of no fixed address was arrested and charged with the
following;

Robbery – 4 Counts

Possession of a Weapon Dangerous to the Public Peace – 3 Counts

Wear Disguise With Intent – 3 Counts

Attempt Theft of Motor Vehicle – 1 Count

Assault with a Weapon – 2 Counts

Utter Threats – 2 Counts

Attempt Theft Under $5000 – 1 Count

Breach Probation – 9 Counts

PRETTY was held in custody pending a bail hearing.

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).