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Brantford Police Service Crime Brief

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Brantford man charged with drug possession

 On Wednesday, December 22, 2021, at approximately 12:20 a.m., officers with the Brantford Police were dispatched to attend a disturbance at a Nelson Street residence.

Information was received that a physical altercation involving two men and two women was in progress.

Officers arrived on scene and observed one man fleeing the location. After a short foot pursuit, officers caught the man.

Information was received indicating that the man was wanted for outstanding charges with the Brantford Police Service. As a result, he was placed under arrest.

A search incident to arrest found approximately 26 grams of suspected Fentanyl in the accused’s possession. The drugs have an estimated street value of $6,567.

Officers also received information to advise that the accused was in violation of a valid probation order.

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

  • Obstruct Peace Officer contrary to the Criminal Code
  • Breach of Probation contrary to the Criminal Code
  • Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking contrary to the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act.

 

59-year-old man charged with Impaired Driving

 On Saturday, December 18, 2021, at approximately 3:30 p.m., officers providing safety spot-checks at a Reduce Impaired Driving Everywhere (RIDE) spot-check located on Mount Pleasant Road observed a suspected impaired driver.

While interacting with a driver, officers observed signs of impairment and a roadside screening device was utilized, which registered a fail.

The accused was subsequently arrested for Impaired Operation and was required to provide samples of his breath as per law. Both samples provided were over the legal limit.

As a result of this investigation, a 59-year-old man of Brantford, stands charged with:

  • Operation while Impaired – Blood Alcohol Concentration

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

 

Brantford man charged with Breaking and Entering

On Saturday, December 18, 2021, at approximately 2:00 p.m., officers with the Brantford Police Service responded to a report of a break and enter at a church located on Marlborough Street. Members of the church had found a man sleeping within the church. Additionally, several electronics inside the church were reported to be damaged.

Arriving on scene, signs of forced entry were observed by the officers. The suspect was placed under arrest.

Search incident to arrest, located several personal items determined to be the property of members of the church in the possession of the suspect.

As a result, the accused, a 23-year-old man of Brantford (No Fixed Address) stands charged with the following Criminal Code violations:

  • Break, enter a place – commit indictable offence
  • Mischief under $5000

 

18-year-old charged with Assault and Mischief

 On Friday, December 17, 2021, at approximately 3:15 a.m., community patrol officers with the Brantford Police Service observed a suspicious motor vehicle in the area of North Park Street and Owen Court. The vehicle attempted to evade police however, the roadway the suspect had turned down was a dead end.

Information received by police indicated the suspect vehicle had previously been reported as stolen.

When officers attempted to conduct a traffic stop, the male driver and female passenger attempted to flee the area in the stolen vehicle by ramming the police cruiser several times. The driver also drove across the front lawn of a nearby residence, creating damage and disregarding the safety of both officers and residents.

The suspects surrendered to police and were taken into custody at approximately 3:20 a.m.

Search incident to arrest found the vehicle’s identification number (VIN) had been tampered with. Additional VIN plates were located in the suspect’s possession. 

As a result of the incident, Brayden KING, 18, of Brantford stands charged with the following Criminal Code violations:

  • Possession of stolen property over $5,000
  • Dangerous operation of a motor vehicle
  • Tampering with vehicle identification number
  • Fail to remain
  • Assault police officer with intent to resist arrest
  • Mischief under $5,000

Additionally, Reese Makena HESS, 19 of Ohsweken, stands charged with the following Criminal Code violations:

  • Possession of stolen property over $5,000
  • Tampering with vehicle identification number

 

Brantford woman charged with Impaired Driving

On Thursday, December 16, 2021, at approximately 4:00 a.m., patrol officers with the Brantford Police Service observed a vehicle travelling on Colborne Street East towards Wayne Gretzky Parkway at a high rate of speed. The motor vehicle failed to stop at a red light at the intersection of Colborne Street East and Wayne Gretzky Parkway.

Officers conducted a traffic stop, and once they approached the vehicle, found the driver’s seat empty. One female occupant was seated in the front passenger seat and another female occupant was seated in the rear passenger seat. Through investigation it was determined that the woman seated in the rear was the driver of the vehicle.

Officers observed signs of intoxication and a bottle of liquor was observed within reach of the driver.

The accused was subsequently arrested for Impaired Operation and transported to provide samples of her breath as required by law. Both samples provided were over the legal limit.

Information received indicated that the accused was operating a motor vehicle in violation of four valid licence suspensions.

As a result of this investigation, a 31-year-old woman from Brantford, stands charged with the following:

  • Operation while Impaired contrary to the Criminal Code
  • Over 80 contrary to the Criminal Code
  • Drive under suspension  x 4 contrary to the Highway Traffic Act
  • Drive motor vehicle with liquor readily available contrary to the Liquor License Control Act

 

Additionally, the accused will face an additional licence suspension and the vehicle impounded as per law.

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