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Brantford man and Ohsweken woman face multiple charges after altercation

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Brantford Police received a call to attend an Usher Street residence regarding a physical altercation occurring between multiple people at approximately 10:15 p.m. on Wednesday, March 2.

A man was observed by a resident to be unlawfully inside a vehicle belonging to the resident’s roommate. The vehicle was parked in the victim’s driveway.

After being alerted to the presence of the accused in his vehicle, the victim exited his home and confronted the accused, who was now walking away from the vehicle.

As the accused was approached, he brandished an axe, raising it towards the victim.

A struggle occurred between the two men. At this time, the victim’s roommate left the home to assist the victim.

With the physical altercation now involving the three men, a female (the second accused in this matter), walked up from behind, and began to assault both victims.

The third victim in this incident, was in his vehicle and, as he was driving by, observed the scene and heard the victims calling for help. This man exited his vehicle and while attempting to physically assist the two victims, was threatened to be stabbed by the accused female.     

Officers arrived on scene and the accused man and woman were taken into custody. 

One victim received minor injuries but did not require medical treatment. The other two victims did not receive any physical injuries.

A search incident to arrest revealed the female accused was in possession of a hand-made edged weapon and the accused man was in possession of break-in instruments.

Information received indicated the accused female was in breach of a valid probation order and judicial release order.

As a result of the investigation, Luella ELLIOTT-DOXTADOR, 26, of Ohsweken, stands charged with the following: 

  • Assault x 2, contrary to the Criminal Code 
  • Uttering Threats to Cause Death or Bodily Harm contrary to the Criminal Code 
  • Possession of Weapon for Dangerous Purpose contrary to the Criminal Code
  • Breach of Probation contrary to the Criminal Code
  • Failure to Comply with Judicial Release Order contrary to the Criminal Code

And, Dillon James MILLER, 32, of Brantford, stands charged with the following: 

  • Assault with a Weapon x2, contrary to the Criminal Code 
  • Possession of Weapon for Dangerous Purpose contrary to the Criminal Code
  • Possession of Break-In Instrument contrary to the Criminal Code 
  • Trespassing at Night contrary to the Criminal Code

Both accused parties have been held for bail. 

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