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Crime Brief - February 25, 2019

Feb 25, 2019

Type:   Break and Enter – Arrest
Incident: 19-07000
Location: Victoria Street        
Incident:  On Sunday February 24, 2019 just after 5:30 a.m. Brantford Police Service received a 9-1-1 call from a residence on Victoria Street.  An unknown male had just attempted to gain entry to the residence and left when confronted by the owner.  While Community Patrol Officers were responding to the area police received a second 9-1-1 call from another residence on Victoria Street, stating an unknown was trying to break into their house and had stolen items from front porch.  Officers located and arrested the accused without incident.  While dealing with the accused he made threats to harm those involved in the investigation and was found to be in possession of property and documents from vehicles in the area.  A 54 year old Brantford male is charged with Attempt Break and Enter x2, Possession of Stolen Property Under $5000 x2, Uttering Threats to Cause Death or Bodily Harm and Uttering Threats to Damage or Destroy Property.  The accused was held for a bail hearing.         

Type:  Break and Enter - Arrest
Incident: 19-6907
Location: Roy Blvd     
Incident: On Saturday February 23, 2019 just after 1:00 p.m. Brantford Police Service received a 9-1-1 call from a business on Roy Blvd.  An unknown person was seen entering a secure compound and was believed to be stealing property from the business.  Community Patrol Officers attended the area where they located a damaged area to the fenced compound.  Officers searched the area and located the accused a short distance away.  The accused was arrested without incident.  While dealing with the accused he was found to be in possession of break-in instruments and was wanted on two outstanding warrants for his arrest.  Investigation revealed that the accused had entered the compound and damaged equipment and property belonging to the business.  A 35 year old Brantford male was arrested on the outstanding warrants and has been further charged with Break, Enter and Commit, Possession of Break-In Instruments and Mischief Over $5000.  The accused was held for a bail hearing.                                 
    
Type: Suspicious Person   
Incident: 19-06953
Location: Colborne Street West      
Incident: On Saturday February 23, 2019 just after 7:00 p.m. Brantford Police Service received a 9-1-1 call from a concerned citizen who was driving in the area of Colborne Street West.  An unknown male with a hammer was seen walking in and out of traffic. Community Patrol Officers attended to the area where they located the male.  In dealing with the male he was visibly upset and agitated and was making threats to cause bodily harm and death.  Officers were able to speak to and arrested the accused without incident.  While dealing with the male he was found to be in possession of a hammer and a knife.  The knife in the accused possession was determined to be a prohibited weapon.  Information was received that the accused was currently bound by court orders with conditions.  A 39 year old Brantford male has been charged with Uttering Threats to Cause Death or Bodily Harm, Possession of Weapon for a Dangerous Purpose, Possession of a Prohibited Weapon, Breach of Probation and Possession of Weapon Contrary to Prohibition Order.  The accused was held for a bail hearing.        

Type: Disturbance    
Incident: 19-06966
Location: Sydenham Street      
Incident: On Saturday February 23, 2019 just before 11:00 p.m. Brantford Police Service received a 9-1-1 call about a disturbance at a residence on Sydenham Street.  A male was at the residence causing a disturbance and then fled the area on foot.  Community Patrol Officers attended to the area where they located and arrested the male a short distance away.  Investigation revealed that the accused had left a firearm at the residence before he fled.  The firearm had been modified by having its barrel cut and shortened.  Information was received that the accused was currently bound by a court order with conditions and was currently wanted on two outstanding warrants for his arrest.  A 41 year old Brantford male is charged with Trespass at Night, Possession of a Prohibited Weapon, Unauthorized Possession of a Firearm, Breach of Undertaking and Possession of Firearm Contrary to Prohibition Order.  The accused was held for a bail hearing.    

   
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