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
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).