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Brantford Police Service Crime Brief July 19

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Police charge Brantford man with Possession of Fentanyl

On Monday, July 18, 2022, at approximately 12:15 p.m., patrol officers with the Brantford Police Service observed a man preparing to inject a substance believed to be fentanyl while within a parking facility located at Icomm Drive.

Police interrupted this process and took the accused into custody for possession of controlled substance. 

On further investigation it was learned that the accused was in violation of a valid probation order.

As a result, a 40-year-old man from Brantford, stands charged with the following: 

  • Possession of Schedule I Substance (Fentanyl), contrary to the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act
  • Breach of Probation Order, contrary to the Criminal Code

Ohsweken man charged with Operation While Impaired after hit and run

Brantford Police Service received a call from a concerned citizen to advise of a possible impaired driver involved in a hit and run in the area of Mintern Avenue and Tom Street at approximately 10:20 p.m. on Sunday, July 17, 2022.

Officers were dispatched and located the suspect vehicle and the accused at a Colborne Street location.

In speaking with the accused, officers observed signs of intoxication. 

The accused was placed under arrest and transported to provide samples of breath as required by law. Both samples provided were over twice the legal limit.

Information was received that the accused is a prohibited driver and that the plates affixed to the vehicle, were not registered to this vehicle. The plates were seized by police. 

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

  • Operation While Impaired
  • Over 80
  • Operation While Prohibited 

The accused also stands charged with the following Highway Traffic Act offences: 

  • Drive While Under Suspension 
  • Use Plates not Authorized
  • Fail to Remain

Additionally, a license suspension was issued, and the vehicle impounded as per law.

Brantford Police charge Simcoe man with Operation While Impaired

Oofficers with the Brantford Police Service responded to a call regarding a possible impaired driver at a Stanley Street fast-food restaurant at approximately 12:50 a.m. on Sunday, July 17.

Officers attended and located the vehicle stationed in the drive thru. The vehicle was running, and the driver, who was the sole occupant of the vehicle, appeared to be unconscious.

After several attempts, officers woke the accused and observed signs of impairment.

The accused was placed under arrest and transported to provide samples of breath as required by law. Both samples were over three times the legal limit.

As a result, a 38-year-old man from Simcoe stands charged with the following Criminal Code violations: 

  • Operation While Impaired 
  • Operation While Impaired- Blood Alcohol Concentration/80+

Additionally, a license suspension was issued, and the vehicle impounded as per law.

54-year-old man charged with Assault

On Thursday, July 14, 2022, at approximately 5:00 p.m., officers were dispatched to attend a dispute involving two men in the area of Darling Street.

The accused, a 54-year-old man, and the victim, a 27-year-old man, were involved in a verbal dispute when the accused struck the victim several times.

The two men were known to each other. Minor physical injuries were sustained by both parties.

As a result, a 54-year-old man from Brantford, stands charged with Assault, contrary to the Criminal Code.

Brantford man charged with Operation While Impaired after multiple collisions

On Tuesday, July 12, 2022, officers with the Brantford Police Service received a 911 call to advise of a possible impaired driver who had been involved in a collision in the area of Mintern Avenue at approximately 3:20 a.m. on Tuesday, July 12, 2022.

Officers attended and through investigation determined that the accused had been involved in two motor vehicle collisions which resulted in damages to a parked vehicle, a hydro pole, and a road sign. 

In speaking with the accused, officers observed signs of intoxication. 

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

As a result of the investigation, a 33-year-old man from Brantford stands charged with the following Criminal Code offences: 

  • Operation While Impaired 
  • Operation While Impaired – Blood Alcohol Concentration of 80 plus
  • Failure to stop after accident x 2 

Additionally, a license suspension was issued, and the vehicle impounded as per law.

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