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Brantford Police Service Crime Brief for October 3

Brantford Police ServiceBrantford Police Service Crime Brief for October 3

Police charge Brantford man with Mischief

Officers with the Brantford Police Service were dispatched to attend a report of a man who had allegedly started a fire within Victoria Park, Market Street at approximately 9:30 a.m. on Monday, October 3, 2022.

Officers attended and located the male suspect. The fire had been extinguished prior to police arriving on scene.

Information received indicated the accused had provided a false identity to officers and was in violation of a valid probation order.

As a result of this investigation, a 36-year-old man from Brantford, stands charged with the following Criminal Code violations:

• Mischief Under $5000

• Obstruct Police

• Breach of Probation Order

Brantford man facing multiple weapons charges

Police were dispatched to attend a residence on Oakhill Drive, in regard to an offensive weapons call at approximately 2:45 a.m. on Monday, October 3, 2022.

Investigation revealed that the accused and victim, a 21-year-old man, were in a verbal altercation. The altercation escalated when the accused allegedly retrieved a sword. The accused is then reported to have used the sword in a threatening manner towards the victim while also verbally threatening harm.

The victim fled the residence and contacted police. No physical injuries were reported.

Both parties were known to each other. 

As a result, a 41-year-old man from Brantford stands charged with the following Criminal Code violations:

• Weapons, Dangerous

• Uttering Threats

• Assault with a Weapon

The accused was held for bail.

22-year-old charged with Uttering Threats and Possession of Weapon for Dangerous Purpose

On Sunday, October 2, 2022, at approximately 8:45 a.m., officers were dispatched after receiving a call to report a man with a knife in the area of Nelson Street. 

It was reported that the accused man attended a location on Nelson Street in search of the victim, a man he had allegedly had a prior dispute with.

The accused was reported to be in possession of a knife, was irate and threatening harm when he located the victim. Upon learning that the man was not at this location, the accused left on foot.   

Officers attended, located, and arrested the accused at a nearby location on Dalhousie Street.

The accused was also determined to be in violation of a valid judicial release order.

As a result, a 22-year-old man from Branford stands charged with the following Criminal Code violations: 

• Uttering Threats to Cause Bodily Harm or Death

• Possession of Weapons for Dangerous Purpose

• Failure to Comply with Judicial Release

The accused was held for bail.

Burford man facing Operation while Impaired charge

Officers with the Brantford Police Service were dispatched to attend a fast-food restaurant located at Colborne Street West after staff reported a male who appeared to be passed out behind the driver seat of a motor vehicle at approximately 4:30 a.m. on Sunday, October 2, 2022.

Officers attended and located the male within his vehicle. In speaking with the man, officers observed signs of impairment.

The accused was arrested for Operation while Impaired and transported to provide samples of breath as required by law. Both samples provided were twice the legal limit.  

As a result, a 21-year-old man from Burford stands charged for the following Criminal Code offences: 

•  Operation while Impaired 

• 80 Plus

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

Police charge Brantford woman with Impaired Operation

On Saturday, October 1, 2022, at approximately 3:00 a.m. patrol officers with the Brantford Police Service observed a vehicle travelling in an erratic and dangerous manner on Grand River Avenue. 

Officers initiated a traffic stop to determine the driver’s sobriety. Speaking with the accused, officers observed signs of impairment. A demand for a roadside screening device was issued, which the driver failed. 

The accused was then placed under arrest for impaired operation and was 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 operating a conveyance with over 80 milligrams of alcohol contrary to the Criminal Code. 

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

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