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Brantford Police Service Crime Brief for Tuesday, August 9

Brantford Police ServiceBrantford Police Service Crime Brief for Tuesday, August 9

Brantford man facing two counts of Operation While Impaired

Brantford Police Service responded to a call for service regarding a possible impaired driver at approximately 9:05 p.m. on Sunday, August 7, 2022.

Information was received to advise that an unresponsive man was in a motor vehicle outside a Brunswick Street residence. Police arrived on scene and located the vehicle. The vehicle was running, and keys were in the ignition. 

Officers observed a man slouched over in the driver’s seat. The man appeared to be unconscious.

After several attempts, officers were able to wake the man and observed signs of impairment. The man was arrested for impaired operation and transported to provide samples of breath as required by law.

Both samples provided were over twice the legal limit.

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

  • Operation while Impaired
  • Operation while Impaired – Plus 80

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

Police charge 54-year-old man with Operation While Impaired – Alcohol and Drugs

Police were dispatched to the intersection of Erie Avenue and Salisbury Avenue after receiving a report of possible impaired driver at approximately 4:15 p.m. on Friday, August 5, 2022.

Officers attended and located the suspect vehicle stopped at the intersection. The vehicle was running and occupied by a man who appeared to be unconscious. Officers observed drug paraphernalia in view. 

After several attempts, officers were able to wake to man and observed signs of impairment.

The accused completed a drug recognition evaluation where it was determined that the accused’s ability to operate a conveyance was impaired. 

As a result, a 54-year-old man from Brantford stands charged with: 

  • Operation while Impaired, Alcohol and Drugs, contrary to the Criminal Code

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

Brantford man charged with Breaking and Entering

On Wednesday, August 3, 2022, at approximately 7:15 p.m., officers with the Brantford Police Service were dispatched to attend a Nelson Street apartment building for a Break and Enter call for service. 

Investigation revealed that the accused had gained entry to the building and was located within the elevator control room of the building.

Additionally, information was received to indicate that the accused was determined to be in violation of a valid probation order.

As a result, a 42-year-old man from Brantford, stands charged with the following Criminal Code violations:

  • Break and Entering with Intent
  • Breach of Probation Order

The accused was held for bail. 

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