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30-year-old Brantford man facing weapons charges

Brantford Police Service30-year-old Brantford man facing weapons charges

A 30-year-old Brantford man is in police custody and facing charges in relation to a firearm-related 911 call. 

Officers with the Brantford Police Service received a 911 call to report a man with a firearm had threatened another man in the area of Stanley Street and Darling Street at approximately 5:20 p.m. on Saturday, April 29, 2023.

The two men were unknown to each other. The victim did not sustain any physical injuries.  

Officers attended. The accused was reported last seen entering a residence on Stanley Street near Darling Street.

Surveillance video from a local business indicated he may have left the area.

Having received a report that firearms were present, the local area was closed to pedestrian and vehicular traffic while a search was conducted for the accused.

The accused was located within a Darling Street residence and taken into police custody. The weapon was not located at the time of arrest.

Further investigation revealed the accused was in violation of a valid Judicial Order.

As a result, a 30-year-old man from Brantford is now in custody and stands charged with the following Criminal Code violations: 

  • Assault with a weapon
  • Carry concealed weapon
  • Failure to comply with Judicial Order

The accused was held for bail.

As the information for the accused has not yet been verified as sworn to in court, the identity of the accused cannot be released.

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