Officers with the Brantford Police Service were dispatched to the area of Market Street and Dalhousie Street for a weapon related call at approximately 9:30 a.m. on Tuesday, November 22, 2022.
A report was received to indicate that a verbal confrontation occurred between two men and escalated with the accused threatening violence and brandishing a firearm.
Officers attended the scene and located the accused nearby. The accused was arrested without incident. Search incident to arrest located the weapon, determined to be a pellet gun.
Additionally, information was received to indicate that the accused was in violation of a valid release order.
As a result, a 37-year-old man from Brantford stands charged with the following Criminal Code violations:
- Possession of Weapons for Dangerous Purpose
- Assault with a Weapon
- Failure to comply with Judicial Release (Release Order)
The accused was held for bail.