Officers with the Brantford Police Service were dispatched to a restaurant located at Colborne Street and Rawdon Street after receiving a report of a possible impaired driver at approximately 11:20 p.m. on Friday, September 29, 2023.
Officers located the vehicle nearby and initiated a traffic stop. Speaking with the driver, officers observed signs of impairment. The accused was arrested and transported to provide samples of breath as required by law.
Additionally, officers observed another set of licence plates within the vehicle. Information received indicated the plates affixed to the vehicle and the plates located within the vehicle had previously been reported as stolen.
The accused was arrested, and a breath demand was provided. The accused refused to provide samples of his breath as required by law.
Further investigation revealed that the accused was in violation of multiple driver suspensions and prohibitions.
As a result, a 41-year-old male resident of Brantford stands charged with the following Criminal Code and Highway Traffic Act offences:
- Operation While Impaired
- Failure or Refusal to Comply with Demand
- Operation While Prohibited X3
- Possession of Stolen Goods Under $5000 X 2
- Driving While Under Suspension X 2
Additionally, the driver’s licence of the accused was suspended, and the vehicle impounded.