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CrimeBrantford Police charge Hamilton man with Impaired Driving
Brantford Police observed a vehicle strike a large snowbank at the end of George Street, near Durham Street at approximately 1:15 a.m. on Saturday, February 5, 2022.
A male exited the driver seat of the vehicle, while a second male exited the front passenger seat and left the area on foot.
While speaking with the driver, officers observed signs of impairment and the man was arrested for Impaired Operation.
The accused was transported to provide samples of breath as required by law. Both samples provide were over twice the legal limit.
A search incident to arrest of the vehicle located approximately 24.85 grams of suspected cocaine with an estimated street value of $1900, a scale, and drug packaging materials.
As a result of the investigation, Xavier SAMUELS, 31, of Hamilton, stands charged with the following offences:
  • Operation While Impaired, contrary to the Criminal Code
  • 80 plus, contrary to the Criminal Code
  • Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking – Schedule I, contrary to the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act.
Additionally, a license suspension was issued, and the vehicle impounded as per law.
The accused was held for a bail hearing.

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