Officers with the Brantford Police Service were dispatched to a business located on Colborne Street near Kiwanis Way after receiving a report of theft at approximately 3:40 p.m. on Wednesday, October 11, 2023.
A loss prevention officer at the store reported to have observed the accused allegedly concealing items, making no attempt to purchase the items before leaving the store.
Officers attended and located the accused. The accused refused to comply with officers during arrest. The items alleged to be stolen were located in possession of the accused and recovered by officers.
Further investigation revealed that the accused was in violation of a valid release order.
As a result, a 22-year-old male resident of Brantford stands charged with the following Criminal Code Offences:
- Theft under $5,000
- Obstruct Police
- Breach of Probation