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Brantford Police Service Crime Brief for Monday, March 4, 2024

Brantford Police ServiceBrantford Police Service Crime Brief for Monday, March 4, 2024

18-year-old charged with Careless Driving and Stunt Driving

Officers with the Brantford Police Service received a call to report a hit and run had occurred at a gas station located at Fairview Drive and West Street at approximately 9:30 p.m. on Sunday, March 3, 2024.

Officers were advised that a SUV hit a truck before fleeing the scene. The SUV was observed by witnesses to be traveling in a dangerous manner, at a high rate of speed. Police located the SUV, at the corner of Wayne Gretzky Parkway and Dunsdon Street, flipped over in the ditch.

The driver of the SUV was present at the scene. Information received indicated the driver held a G2 licence at the time of the incident.

As a result of this incident, an 18-year-old male from Brantford stands charged with the following Highway Traffic Act violations:

  • Careless driving
  • Drive motor vehicle while perform stunt

Additionally, the vehicle was impounded, and the accused received a licence suspension.

Brantford woman facing Impaired charges after collision with building

Officers with the Brantford Police Services were dispatched to attend a report of a vehicle that had collided with a building at Dunsdon Street and Greenfield Road at approximately 9:30 p.m. on Saturday, March 2, 2024.

Officers attended and the accused was located at the scene. Officers observed signs of impairment when speaking with the accused. Information received indicated that the accused did not hold a valid driver’s licence.

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

Members of the Brantford Fire Department also attended, as the collision had damaged a live gas line.

As a result, a 29-year-old woman from Brantford stands charged with the following Criminal Code violations:

  • Operation While Impaired – Alcohol and Drugs
  • Operation While Impaired – Blood Alcohol Concentration over 80

Additionally, the vehicle was impounded for seven days.

BPS charge 22-year-old with Highway Traffic violations

Officers with the Brantford Police Service observed a suspicious vehicle in the area of Stanley Street and Dalhousie Street and conducted a traffic stop at approximately 2:00 a.m. on Saturday, March 2, 2024.

Investigation determined that the licence plates attached were not registered to the vehicle.

Speaking with the driver of the vehicle, officers observed what appeared to be a handgun in plain view. Further investigation revealed the firearm was a replica.

The driver was also displaying signs of impairment and was required to perform an alcohol screening demand (ASD). The driver registered an alert and received a three-day licence suspension as per law. Information received indicated the accused was in possession of a G1 driver’s licence.

As a result, a 22-year-old, male resident of Brantford stands charged with the following Highway Traffic Act violations:

  • Drive motor vehicle fail to display two plates,
  • Use plate not authorized for motor vehicle, and
  • Novice Driver – Blood alcohol level above zero

Additionally, the unauthorized licence plate, vehicle, and the G1 licence were seized by police.

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