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Brantford Police Service Crime Brief for Wednesday, March 15, 2023

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Police charge Brantford man with Operation while Impaired

While conducting routine patrol in the area of Colborne Street, officers with the Brantford Police Service observed a vehicle travelling erratically and conducted a traffic stop 0n Thursday, March 9, 2023.

Speaking with the driver, officers observed signs of impairment. A roadside screening was conducted to determine sobriety. The accused failed the test and was arrested.

The accused was then transported to provide additional samples of breath as required by law. Both samples provided were double the legal limit.

As a result, a 27-year-old man from Brantford stands charged with Operation while Impaired – Blood Alcohol Concentration contrary to the Criminal Code.

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

Paris man facing multiple charges after motor vehicle collision

Officers with the Brantford Police Service were dispatched to attend a single motor vehicle collision near the intersection of Applewood Drive and Brier Park Road, where a vehicle was reported to have hit a tree at approximately 9:45 p.m. on Friday, March 10, 2023.

Officers attended and located the accused, who was being treated by paramedics for minor injuries.

Speaking with the accused, officers observed signs of impairment. Officers also observed several open cannabis containers and alcohol containers in clear view within the vehicle. 

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 of the investigation, a 39-year-old man from Paris, stands charged with the following: 

  • Operation While Impaired – Blood Alcohol Concentration contrary to the Criminal Code
  • Careless Driving contrary to the Highway Traffic Act
  • Drive Vehicle or Boat with Cannabis Readily Available contrary to the Cannabis Control Act

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

Police charge Ohsweken man with Impaired Driving

On Sunday, March 12, 2023, at approximately 1:30 a.m., officers with the Brantford Police Service were dispatched after receiving a call from a concerned citizen to report a possible impaired driver at a fast-food restaurant located at Sinclair Boulevard and Garden Avenue.

It was reported that the driver had passed out behind the wheel and was unable to be awakened. 

Officers attended and located the vehicle and the accused, who showed signs of impairment.

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

As a result, a 46-year-old man from Ohsweken stands charged with the following Criminal Code charges:

  • Impaired Driving 
  • 80 Plus  

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

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