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Brantford Police charge Kitchener man with Assault

On Monday, July 11, 2022, at approximately 5:30 p.m., a call was received from a concerned citizen to report suspicious activity in a parking lot located at Lynden Road and Wayne Gretzky Parkway.

A man was reported to have entered a parked car thru an open sunroof, allegedly attempting to gain entry to the vehicle’s trunk.

Officers attended and observed the man in the vehicle. The man refused to identify himself to police.

Repeated requests to identify himself were refused. The accused made physically threatening utterances and gestures towards the officers. 

As a result, a 54-year-old man from Kitchener was arrested and stands charged with the following Criminal Code violations:

• Obstruct Police Officer 

• Assault Police 

• Assault with Intent to Resist Arrest 

Brantford man charged with Aggravated Assault

A physical altercation between two men occurred at an Alfred Street residence where one man received a head injury at approximately 11:00 p.m. on Thursday, July 7, 2022,

Police and ambulance were called the next day, attended, and transported the 51-year-old male victim to hospital for treatment of a serious head injury.

Both men were known to each other.

As a result, a 41-year-old man from Brantford stands charged with Aggravated Assault, contrary to the Criminal Code. 

72-year-old Brantford man charged with Assault Causing Bodily Harm

Officers with the Brantford Police Service were dispatched to attend an assault related call at a location on Queen Street at approximately 4:45 p.m. on Thursday, July 7, 2022.

It was reported that two men were involved in a verbal altercation, which turned physical.

It was alleged that the accused, a 72-year-old man ,had attempted to choke the victim, a 22-year-old man. The men were known to each other.

Officers and emergency medical services attended. The victim declined medical treatment.

As a result of the investigation a 72-year-old male from Brantford, stands charged with:

• Assault Cause Bodily Harm – Choke, contrary to the Criminal Code. 

Brantford man charged with Operation While Impaired

Brantford Police received a 9-1-1 call from a concerned citizen regarding a driving complaint, in the area of Clarence Street South and Greenwich Street at approximately 12:15 p.m. on Thursday, July 7, 2022.

Brantford Police attended, located the vehicle in the area of Market Street South and Icomm Drive and initiated a traffic stop.

In speaking with the driver, officers observed signs of intoxication. Based on the observations, an Approved Roadside Screening Device was administered, which registered a fail. 

The accused was arrested for Impaired Operation and transported to provide samples of breath as required by law.

Both samples provided were over the legal limit.

As a result, a 38-year-old man from Brantford, stands charged with:

• Operation while Impaired – Blood Alcohol Concentration, contrary to the Criminal Code

Additionally, a license suspension was issued, and the vehicle impounded as per law.

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