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Brantford Police Service Crime Brief for Tuesday, February 13, 2023

Brantford Police ServiceBrantford Police Service Crime Brief for Tuesday, February 13, 2023

27-year-old woman charged with Possession of Stolen Goods

Officers with the Brantford Police Service received a report that a vehicle had been stolen from a neighbouring jurisdiction and was observed at a Fifth Avenue location at approximately 12:00 p.m. on Saturday, February 11, 2023.

Investigation indicated that the victim had purchased the vehicle from the accused several weeks ago. During the night, the vehicle was allegedly stolen from the victim’s residence and was located at the residence of the accused. 

The vehicle was recovered, and as a result, a 27-year-old female stands charged with Possession of Stolen Goods under $5,000, contrary to the Criminal Code. 

Brantford woman charged with Impaired Operation

On Friday, February 10, 2023, at approximately 7:40 p.m., officers with the Brantford Police Service were dispatched after receiving a call from a concerned citizen to report a possible impaired driver in the area of Devonshire Avenue.

Officers attended, located the subject vehicle, and conducted a traffic stop.

Speaking with the driver, officers observed signs of impairment.

Roadside screening was conducted, which registered a “fail”. 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 46-year-old woman from Brantford stands charged with the following Criminal Code offences: 

  • Impaired Operation – Blood Alcohol Concentration

Additionally, the accused stands charged with the following: 

  • Use Plate not Authorized for Motor Vehicle contrary to the Highway Traffic Act
  • Fail to Have Insurance Card contrary to the Compulsory Automobile Insurance Act 

As a result of the charges, the vehicle was impounded, the licence of the accused has been suspended, and the licence plates seized.

Police charge Brantford man with Operation while Impaired

Officers with the Brantford Police Service were dispatched after receiving a report of a hit and run that was alleged to have occurred at a Clarence Street location at approximately 6:15 p.m. on Sunday, February 5, 2023.

Officers attended and located the accused occupying the driver’s seat of his vehicle. Officers observed signs of impairment when speaking with the accused.

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

The accused failed to comply with the demand and, through investigation was determined to have falsely filed a police report, as there was no evidence to suggest that a hit and run had occurred. 

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

  • Operation While Impaired – Alcohol 
  • Failure or Refusal to Comply with Demand 
  • Public Mischief – report offence which had not been committed. 

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

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