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Brantford Police Service Crime Brief for Wednesday, October 18, 2023

Brantford Police ServiceBrantford Police Service Crime Brief for Wednesday, October 18, 2023

Police charge 22-year-old with Impaired Driving

Officers with the Brantford Police Service were dispatched to the area of Market Street and Icomm Drive after receiving a report of a possible impaired driver at approximately 12:10 a.m. on Monday, October 16, 2023.

Officers attended, located the vehicle, and conducted a traffic stop. Speaking with the driver, officers observed signs of impairment. 

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

As a result, a 22-year-old male non-resident of Brantford stands charged with the following Criminal Code offences:

  • Operation While Impaired by Alcohol
  • Operation while Impaired – Blood Alcohol Concentration

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

63-year-old charged with Uttering Threats after incident at restaurant

On Saturday, October 14, 2023, at approximately 5:30 p.m., officers with the Brantford Police Service were dispatched to a restaurant in the area of Wayne Gretzky Parkway and Edmondson Street after receiving a report of a disturbance.  

It was reported that a man had created a disturbance within the restaurant and was asked to leave by staff.

The accused allegedly became verbally abusive to staff when asked to leave, which further escalated to threats of violence from the accused. 

Officers attended the scene. The accused was located and arrested.

As a result, a 63-year-old male resident of Brantford stands charged with the following Criminal Code offence:

  • Uttering Threats to Cause Death or Bodily Harm

The accused was held for bail.

21-year-old facing multiple charges after attempted Break and Enter

Officers with the Brantford Police Service were dispatched to attend a Hilda Street residence after receiving a report of an in-progress break and enter at approximately 4:00 a.m. on Saturday, October 14, 2023.

The accused was allegedly yelling and banging aggressively on windows of the residence.

Officers attended, located, and arrested the accused.

Upon further investigation, officers learned the accused had allegedly damaged the front door of the residence.

As a result, a 21-year-old male non-resident of Brantford stands charged with the following Criminal Code offences:

  • Break, enter a dwelling house with intent to commit indictable offence
  • Mischief under $5,000
  • Cause disturbance
  • Trespass Near Dwelling House

Man facing multiple charges after motor vehicle collision

On Wednesday, October 11, 2023, at 5:40 p.m., officers with the Brantford Police Service were dispatched to the area of Erie Avenue near Birkett Lane after receiving a report of a motor vehicle collision involving a possible impaired driver. 

Officers attended, located the accused with the suspect vehicle, that had allegedly struck another vehicle. Speaking with the accused, officers observed signs of impairment.

The accused was placed under arrest and transported to provide samples of breath as required by law. However, the accused refused to comply with the demand.

Further investigation revealed that the accused was in violation of a valid release order.

As a result, a 52-year-old male non-resident of Brantford stands charged with the following Criminal CodeHighway Traffic Act, and Canadian Automotive Insurance Act offences:

  • Operation While Impaired – Alcohol and Drugs
  • Failure or Refusal to Comply with Demand
  • Owner Operator Motor Vehicle on Highway – No Insurance 
  • Drive Motor Vehicle – No Licence
  • Drive Motor Vehicle – No Permit 

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

Police charge woman with Operation while Impaired

officers with the Brantford Police Service were dispatched to the intersection of Brant Road 18 and Colborne Street East after receiving a report of a possible impaired driver at approximately 4:00 a.m. on Sunday, October 15, 2023.

Witnesses reported that a vehicle was allegedly stopped in the intersection.

Officers attended, located the vehicle, which was occupied by a lone female driver slumped over the driver’s seat.

Speaking with the driver, officers observed signs of impairment.

Roadside testing was conducted, which indicated a “fail”. The accused was then placed under arrest and transported to provide samples of breath required by law.

Both samples provided were over the legal limit.

Search incident to arrest located an open bottle of liquor in the vehicle.

As a result, a 28-year-old female non-resident of Brantford stands charged with the following Criminal Code and Liquor Licence Control Act offences:

  • Operation While Impaired
  • Operation While Impaired – Blood Alcohol Concentration
  • Having Care or Control of a Motor Vehicle with Open Container of Liquor

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

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