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Brantford Police Service Crime Brief for October 17

Brantford Police ServiceBrantford Police Service Crime Brief for October 17

Brantford man charged with Break and Enter

Officers with the Brantford Police Service were dispatched to attend a break and enter that occurred at a storage unit located on Helen Avenue at approximately 5:30 p.m. on Sunday, October 16, 2022.

The accused male is alleged to have gained entry to several storage units where he removed various items.

Through investigation, the identity of the accused was determined. He was arrested nearby without incident. The accused was found to be in possession of the items, which was returned to the owners.  

As a result, a 27-year-old man from Brantford stands charged with the following Criminal Code violations: 

• Break, enter a place- commit indictable offence 

• Possession of stolen goods under $5000 

Police charge Ohsweken man with Possession of Stolen Goods

On Saturday, October 15, 2022, at approximately 4:05 P.M., officers with the Brantford Police Service observed a vehicle which had previously been registered as stolen from a neighbouring jurisdiction.

As such, officers blocked the suspect vehicle at the intersection of Clara Crescent and Colborne Street. The driver of the vehicle was arrested without incident.

As a result, a 53-year-old man from Ohsweken stands charged with the following offences: 

•  Possession of Stolen Goods over $5000 contrary to the Criminal Code

 Two counts of Use Plate Not Authorized For Motor Vehicle x 2, contrary to the Highway Traffic Act

Harley woman facing Impaired Operation charge

Officers with the Brantford Police Service were dispatched regarding a possible impaired driver in the area of Shellard Lane after receiving a call from a concerned citizen at approximately 11:50 p.m. On Friday, October 14, 2022.

Officers attended and located the suspect in the area of Ballantyne Drive and Spalding Drive. A traffic stop was conducted.

Speaking with the accused, officers observed signs of impairment. The accused was then arrested and transported to provide samples of breath as required by law.

Both samples provided were over the legal limit.

As a result, a 30-year-old female from Harley stands charged with the following Criminal Code violation: 

• Impaired Operation – Plus 80 

Additionally, the driver’s licence of the accused was suspended, and the vehicle impounded.

Brantford man facing three counts of Mischief

On Tuesday, October 11, 2022, at approximately 10:45 P.M., officers with the Brantford Police Service were dispatched to the area of Colborne Street near Icomm Drive for a report of a suspicious male who appeared to be damaging property. 

Investigation revealed that the accused man had allegedly damaged the windows of several businesses, a vehicle, and the screens of two drive-thru ATM’s.  

Officers attended, located, and arrested the accused man.

Information received indicated the accused was in violation of a valid probation order.

As a result, a 28-year-old man from Brantford stands charged with the following Criminal Code violations: 

• Mischief Over $5,000

• Mischief Under $5,000 x 2

• Breach of Probation

27-year-old woman facing multiple charges after collision with garbage cans

Officers with the Brantford Police Service were dispatched after receiving a call from a concerned citizen to advise of a possible impaired driver in the area of Sydenham Street, who had hit recycling, garbage containers and a signpost before leaving the scene at approximately 9:40 p.m. on Tuesday, October 11, 2022.

Officers attended and thru investigation, located the suspect vehicle parked nearby and identified the accused driver.

Speaking with the accused, officers observed signs of impairment. 

The accused was arrested and transported to provide samples of breath as required by law. Both samples provided were over the legal limit.

As a result, a 27-year-old female from Brantford stands charged with the following:

• Operating a conveyance with over 80 milligrams of alcohol, contrary to the Criminal Code

• Operation while impaired by alcohol-blood alcohol concentration, contrary to the Criminal Code 

• Fail to remain, contrary to the Highway Traffic Act 

Additionally, the driver’s licence of the accused was suspended, and the vehicle impounded.

Police charge Brantford man with Resisting Arrest and Possession of Substance

Officers on foot patrol in the Downtown core observed a man allegedly smoking fentanyl in the area on Dalhousie Street near Queen Street at approximately 1:30 p.m. on Tuesday, October 11, 2022.

The accused was advised he was under arrest, at which time he resisted. After a short time, the accused was taken into custody.

Information received at the time of arrest indicated that the accused was in violation of a valid probation order. 

As a result, a 32-year-old man from Brantford stands charged with the following:

• Resist arrest, contrary to the Criminal Code 

• Breach of probation order, contrary to the Criminal Code 

• Possession of substance (fentanyl), contrary to the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act

Brantford woman facing multiple charges after single-vehicle collision

On Tuesday, October 11, 2022, at approximately 12:00 a.m., officers with the Brantford Police Service were dispatched to attend a call related to a possible impaired driver in the area of Dalhousie and Market Street.

A concerned citizen called to report they had observed a vehicle travelling the wrong way on Dalhousie Street – a one-way street and had also observed the vehicle hit construction equipment and fail to stop.

Officers attended the area and located a vehicle matching the description provided proceeding westbound on Colborne Street at a high rate of speed.

A traffic stop was initiated, and the driver was placed under arrest for failure to remain in regard to the accident. The vehicle the accused was driving had front-end damage. 

Speaking with the accused, officers observed signs of impairment and the accused was transported to provide samples of breath as required by law.

Both samples provided were over twice the legal limit.

As a result of this investigation, a 37-year-old female from Brantford stands charged with the following Criminal Code violations: 

• Operation while Impaired

• 80 Plus 

• Fail to Stop after Accident 

•  Dangerous Operation

Additionally, the driver’s licence of the accused was suspended, and the vehicle impounded.

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