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Crime Brief - December 8, 2016

Dec 8, 2016

Type: Mischief
Incident # 16-46102
Date: December 7, 2016
Incident: On Tuesday, December 6, 2016 a son engaged in a verbal argument with his mother in their home.  The argument escalated and the son punched a hole into a wall.  On Wednesday, December 7, 2016, the son continued yelling at his mother which caused her such concern for her safety that she retreated to her bedroom and contacted Community Patrol Officers for assistance.  Police attended and were able to calm the son.  Shortly after police leaving, the son exited the home and punched the windshield on his mothers’ vehicle causing it to crack.  The 14 year-old son was arrested and charged with Mischief.  He was held for a bail hearing.
 
Type: Theft
Incident # 16-46185
Date: December 7, 2016
Location: Lynden Road (0-100 Block)
Incident: On Wednesday, December 7, 2016 at approximately 6:45 p.m. a man attended a business on Lynden Road and selected various items off of the shelves.  He concealed the items inside a backpack and left the store without making any attempt to pay for them.  As he was leaving, he set off a security alarm.  Community Patrol Officers were contacted and the man was arrested.  Through investigation it was also learned that the man had a warrant for his arrest for another theft. 
 As a result, a 30 year-old Brantford man was charged with Theft and Possession of Stolen Property.  He was held for a bail hearing. 
 
Type:  Breach of Conditions
Incident # 16-46215
Date: December 8, 2016
Location: Wellington Street at Drummond Street
Incident: On Thursday, December 8, 2016 at approximately 1:40 a.m. a Community Patrol Officer on routine patrol conducted a traffic stop of a vehicle in the area of Wellington Street and Drummond Street.  Through investigation it was learned that the two men inside the vehicle were on conditions to not associate with each other.  As a result, both men were arrested.  During a search after arrest one man was found to have controlled substances.
 A 16 year-old Brantford man was charged with Fail to Comply with Youth Sentence and Possession of a Controlled Substance. 
 An 18 year-old Brantford man was charged with two counts of Breach of Probation.
 They both were held for a bail hearing.

Tipsters who wish to remain anonymous are asked to contact Brant-Brantford Crime Stoppers at 519-750-8477 or 1-800-222-8477. Alternatively, a web tip may be submitted at: https://www.tipsubmit.com/WebTips.aspx?AgencyID=251

"Crime Prevention through Education and Awareness”

UPDATE - Homicide Investigation – Victim Jeffrey ROBERTS

Dec 7, 2016

The Brantford Police continue to dedicate the resources necessary to investigate the murder of Jeffrey Roberts.  Police have executed search warrants at three locations within the city and are continuing with the interviews of various individuals who had connections to Mr. Roberts.  Numerous pieces of evidence have been collected and will be forensically examined. 

Police appreciate the support they have received from the public and family of the victim.

This is a case where police are relying on both physical evidence gathered from several locations and information provided to us from members of the community. 

Anyone who may know something about Mr. Roberts and his activities over the first three weeks of November is encouraged to contact police.  Anyone with information is urged to contact Detective Raj Saini of the Major Crime Unit at 519-756-0113 ext 2265. 

People who wish to remain anonymous are asked to contact Brant-Brantford Crime Stoppers
at 519- 750-8477 or 1-800-222-8477. Alternatively, a webtip may be submitted at: https://www.tipsubmit.com/WebTips.aspx?AgencyID=251

Further updates will be provided when available.  Updates will also be provided on our Twitter
account: @BrantfordPolice

Crime Brief - December 7, 2016

Dec 7, 2016

Type: Fraud
Incident # 16-45978
Date: December 6, 2016
Location: King George Road (200 Block)
Incident: On Tuesday, December 6, 2016 a financial institution on King George Road contacted the Brantford Police Service to report a Fraud.  Through investigation it was learned that a man had attended the institution on December 2, 2016 to apply for a loan.  The man provided bank account information which was later learned to be fraudulent and did not belong to him.  As a result, a 31 year-old Brantford man was arrested and charged with Fraud and Uttering a Forged Document.  He was released on an Appearance Notice for a future court date.        
 

Type: Theft
Incident # 16-46027
Date: December 6, 2016
Location: Colborne Street (600 Block)
Incident: On Tuesday, December 6, 2016 a woman attended a business on Colborne Street and selected several items off of the shelves.  She proceeded to remove the items from their packaging and hide them within her backpack.  Community Patrol Officers were contacted and the woman was arrested.  Through investigation it was also learned that the woman had an outstanding warrant for her arrest in regards to another theft.
 As a result, a 35 year-old woman was charged with Theft, Possession of Stolen Property, and Breach of Probation x’s 2.  She was held for a bail hearing.  


Type:  Break and Enter
Incident # 16-46064
Date: December 6, 2016
Location: Park Avenue (0-100 Block)
Incident: On Tuesday, December 6, 2016 at approximately 10:55 p.m. a woman heard a noise in her residence and found an unknown man had broken in to her home.  The man fled the home after seeing the woman.  Community Patrol Officers were contacted and searched the area, however were unable to locate the man.  He was described as approximately 6’2” and having a skinny build. He was wearing jeans, a black hat, and a bomber jacket.  He left the area on a bicycle.  At the time of the investigation, nothing was reported stolen.
 Anyone with information is requested to contact the Brantford Police Service at 519-756-7050.

Tipsters who wish to remain anonymous are asked to contact Brant-Brantford Crime Stoppers at 519-750-8477 or 1-800-222-8477. Alternatively, a web tip may be submitted at: https://www.tipsubmit.com/WebTips.aspx?AgencyID=251

Crime Brief - December 6, 2016

Dec 6, 2016

Type: Theft From Vehicle
Incident # 16-45820
Date: December 5, 2016
Location: Buffalo Street
Incident: Sometime overnight on December 5, 2016 a vehicle was entered while it was parked in a driveway on Buffalo Street.  At the time of the investigation a wallet and three purses were reported stolen.      
 

Type: Motor Vehicle Theft
Incident # 16-45875
Date: December 5, 2016
Location: McConkey Crescent (0-100 Block)
Incident: Sometime between December 3, 2016 at 7:00 a.m. and December 5, 2016 at 12:45 p.m. a Ford Focus was stolen from a parking lot on McConkey Crescent. 


Type:  Domestic Dispute
Incident # 16-45934
Date: December 5, 2016
Incident: On Monday, December 5, 2016 at approximately 8:15 p.m. a man and a woman, who are in a relationship, engaged in a verbal argument inside their home.  The argument escalated and as the woman was bending over near a set of stairs, the man approached her from behind and pushed her, causing her to fall down the stairs.  The woman responded by punching the man in the mouth causing his lip to split.  She then stomped on his hand and slapped him across his face.  The woman contacted police and as a result, both the man and the woman were arrested.
 A 34 year-old Brantford man was charged with Assault and Breach of Probation and a 27 year-old woman was charged with Assault.   


Domestic assaults are criminal offences. Before life stressors escalate to the point of physical violence and threats, the Brantford Police Service encourages men and women who are experiencing difficulties, to take advantage of the services offered in the community.


For our Community Partners link please view

http://www.brantfordpolice.ca/community-partners

For information about Victim Services of Brant please view

http://www.brantfordpolice.ca/victim-services-brant


Tipsters who wish to remain anonymous are asked to contact Brant-Brantford Crime Stoppers at 519-750-8477 or 1-800-222-8477. Alternatively, a web tip may be submitted at: https://www.tipsubmit.com/WebTips.aspx?AgencyID=251

"Crime Prevention through Education and Awareness”

Constable Andrea Cooper Awarded with the Prestigious CAA School Safety Patrol Program Achievement Award

Dec 5, 2016

On Monday, November 5, 2016 CAA South Central Ontario (CAA SCO) attended the Brantford Police Service to present the CAA School Safety Patrol Program Achievement Award to Constable Andrea Cooper. 

The annual award is given to a police service which lends exceptional support to the CAA School Safety Patrol (SSP) program, designed to help ensure the safety of children on Ontario’s roads – an important role shared by traffic safety advocates, police partners and community leaders.

"I am so honoured to be the recipient of this award.  The School Safety Patrol Program allows kids to be actively involved in keeping other kids safe, and I have seen firsthand how proud patrollers can be when they wear their vests on duty.  I couldn’t be more proud of the patrollers and their teacher supervisors in Brantford”, said Constable Andrea Cooper.

Constable Andrea Cooper has served with the Brantford Police Service for 29 years and has been the service’s School Safety Officers since September 2013.  She oversees over 600 patrollers from 34 schools, and assists with training additional patrollers form surrounding areas.

"I am proud of Constable Andrea Cooper and her commitment to keeping school children safe.  The energy and passion she brings to the CAA School Safety Patrol Program is what makes it a fun experience for the patrollers.  She is an outstanding ambassador of youth safety education programs and the Brantford Police Service”, said Chief Geoff Nelson. 

"Constable Andrea Cooper is a true leader and an exceptional role model committed to the safety of student”, said Tracy Nickleford, Community Relations Manager, CAA SCO.

The Brantford Police Service has participated in the CAA School Safety Patrol Program for over 50 years, with over 1,100 safety patrollers trained at the Children’s Safety Village in September 2016. 

Across Ontario, approximately 800 schools participate in the School Safety Patrol Program, while CAA SCO partners with over 55 police services to deliver the program.  Since the program’s inception, there have been more than 80 documented cases of patrollers saving others from serious injury.

Congratulations to Constable Andrea Cooper for winning this prestigious award and for her continued passion and dedication to the School Safety Patrol Program in Brantford.

 

Chief Geoff Nelson and Constable Andrea Cooper with their CAA School Safety Patrol Program Achievement Awards

 "Together we can build a Stronger and Safer Community”

Crime Brief - December 5, 2016

Dec 5, 2016

Type: Impaired Driving
Incident # 16-45537
Date: December 2, 2016
Location: Dunsdon Street at Buchanan Street.
Incident: On Friday, December 2, 2016 at approximately 7:00 p.m. a citizen contacted the Brantford Police Service to report a vehicle that was driving in an erratic manner.  A description of the vehicle was provided and Community Patrol Officers located it on Dunsdon Street.  A traffic stop was conducted and the driver displayed signs of impairment.  The driver was arrested and taken to the Brantford Police Service where he provided samples of his breath as required by law.  The results were 185 mg of alcohol in 100 ml of blood and 172 mg of alcohol in 100 ml of blood.  The legal limit is 80 mg of alcohol in 100 ml of blood.  The accused, a 37 year-old Brantford man was charged with Impaired Driving and Over 80 mg.  He was released on a Promise to Appear for a future court date.  The vehicle was impounded for a mandatory seven day seizure.      
 
Type: Motor Vehicle Theft
Incident # 16-45589
Date: December 3, 2016
Location: Charing Cross Street (0-100 Block)
Incident: On Saturday, December 3, 2016 at approximately 3:50 a.m. a man attended a convenience store on Charing Cross Street and stole a motor vehicle that was parked in the parking lot.  The owner observed the vehicle driving away and contacted Community Patrol Officers for assistance.  A description of the vehicle was provided and an Officer located the vehicle on Garden Avenue as it entered onto the 403 westbound.  The officer followed and observed the vehicle perform a U-turn and begin travelling in the wrong direction on the highway.  The vehicle then entered into the center culvert and attempted to drive over to the eastbound lanes, but got the vehicle stuck in mud.  The driver exited the vehicle and flagged down a passing motorist who picked him up.  A community patrol officer was able to stop the vehicle and the man was arrested.
 As a result, a 27 year-old Brantford man was charged with Motor Vehicle Theft, Dangerous Operations of a Motor Vehicle, and Possession of Stolen Property.  He was held for a bail hearing.  


Type:  Impaired Driver
Incident # 16-45707
Date: December 4, 2016
Location: King George Road (100 Block)
Incident: On Sunday, December 4, 2016 at approximately 3:10 a.m. a concerned citizen contacted the Brantford Police to report a man who had been sleeping in a running vehicle in front of a business on King George Road for approximately an hour and a half.  Police attended the area and found the driver to still be asleep in the vehicle.  Police woke the man up and he displayed signs of impairment.  The man provided a sample of his breath into a roadside screening device which he failed.  He was subsequently arrested and transported to the Brantford Police Service where he provided further samples of his breath.  The results were 142 mg of alcohol in 100 ml of blood and 134 mg of alcohol in 100 ml of blood.  The legal limit is 80 mg of alcohol in 100 ml of blood.  The 43 year-old Scotland man was charged with Over 80 mg and released on a Promise to Appear for a future court date.  The vehicle was seized for a mandatory seven day impoundment.  
 

Type:  Break and Enter
Incident # 16-45806
Date: December 5, 2016
Location: Erie Avenue (0-100 Block)
Incident: On Monday, December 5, 2016 at approximately 2:55 a.m. the Brantford Police Service received a report from a security company that a dock alarm was activated at a business on Erie Avenue.  Community Patrol Officers surrounded the business and with the assistance of K9, located two men inside.  They were both subsequently arrested. 
 As a result, a 36 year-old Brantford man was charged with Break and Enter, Possession of Break-In Tools, and Breach of Probation.  A 41 year-old Brantford man was charged with Break and Enter and Possession of Break-In Tools.  They were both held for a bail hearing. 

Tipsters who wish to remain anonymous are asked to contact Brant-Brantford Crime Stoppers at 519-750-8477 or 1-800-222-8477. Alternatively, a web tip may be submitted at: https://www.tipsubmit.com/WebTips.aspx?AgencyID=251

"Crime Prevention through Education and Awareness”

Homicide Investigation Update - December 2, 2016

Dec 2, 2016

The Brantford Police Service Major Crime Unit continues their homicide investigation into the death of Jeffrey Roberts.  Currently, police are executing a search warrant relative to this investigation on Bruce Street.  Officer presence will be maintained at this location until the search is completed.  It is anticipated that the search will be completed sometime later this afternoon. 

Brantford Police Service Major Crime Detectives have spoken to several people and conducted numerous interviews since the investigation began.  Some information has been received regarding Mr. Roberts in the days after his disappearance.  Police continue to appeal to the public for information regarding Jeffrey Roberts’ activities and who may have come into contact with Mr. Roberts in the days leading up to and after his disappearance on November 5, 2016. 

Further information has been received regarding a trailer that Mr. Roberts was known to travel with on his bicycle.  Police are still interested in hearing from anyone who comes across an abandoned or found trailer.   

Anyone with information is urged to contact Detective Raj Saini of the Major Crime Unit at 519-756-0113 ext 2265. 

People who wish to remain anonymous are asked to contact Brant-Brantford Crime Stoppers
at 519- 750-8477 or 1-800-222-8477. Alternatively, a webtip may be submitted at: https://www.tipsubmit.com/WebTips.aspx?AgencyID=251

Further updates will be provided when available.  Updates will also be provided on our Twitter
account: @BrantfordPolice

Crime Brief - December 2, 2016

Dec 2, 2016

Type: Break and Enter - Residential
Incident # 16-45327
Date: December 1, 2016
Location: Marlborough Street (200 Block)
Incident: Sometime between the afternoon of November 30, 2016 and December 1, 2016 at 10:15 a.m. a shed was entered on Marlborough Street.  At the time of the investigation a yellow cub cadet snow blower was reported stolen.   
 
Type: Theft - Commercial
Incident # 16-45339
Date: December 1, 2016
Location: King George Road (0-100 Block)
Incident: On November 28, 2016 a man attended a business on King George Road, selected two items, and concealed them in his clothing.  The man then left the store without making any attempt to pay for the items.  Employees discovered the missing items and reviewed video surveillance footage which identified the male as the suspect.  On December 1, 2016, the man returned to the store and employees contacted Community Patrol Officers.  The man was arrested.  Through investigation, it was also learned that the man had outstanding warrants for his arrest for a break and enter.
 As a result, a 31 year-old Brantford man was charged with Theft.   He was held for a bail hearing.  

Type: Break and Enter - Commercial
Incident # 16-45385
Date: December 1, 2016
Location: Middleton Street (0-100 Block)
Incident: On December 1, 2016 at approximately 3:00 a.m. a business was entered on Middleton Street through a front window which was broken.  At the time of the investigation it wasn’t clear what was taken.

Type: Impaired Driver
Incident # 16-45436
Date: December 2, 2016
Incident: On December 2, 2016 at approximately 1:00 a.m. Community Patrol Officers were conducting a Reduce Impaired Driving Everywhere (R.I.D.E) check and spoke to a man who displayed signs of impairment.  A roadside screening device was administered which indicated that the man was over the legal limit of alcohol to drive.  The man was taken to the Brantford Police Service where he provided samples of his breath as required by law.  The results were 120 mg of alcohol in 100 ml of blood and 117 mg of alcohol in 100 mg of blood.  The legal limit is 80 mg of alcohol in 100 ml of blood.  The accused, a 32 year-old Brantford man was subsequently charged with Over 80 mg and released on a Promise to Appear for a future court date.  The vehicle was impounded for a mandatory seven day seizure. 
 
Tipsters who wish to remain anonymous are asked to contact Brant-Brantford Crime Stoppers at 519-750-8477 or 1-800-222-8477. Alternatively, a web tip may be submitted at: https://www.tipsubmit.com/WebTips.aspx?AgencyID=251

"Crime Prevention through Education and Awareness”

Crime Brief - December 1, 2016

Dec 1, 2016

Type: Fraud
Incident # 16-45176
Date: November 30, 2016
Location: Dalhousie Street (100 Block)
Incident: On Wednesday, November 30, 2016 at approximately 9:40 a.m. a woman attended a financial institution on Dalhousie Street and attempted to cash a cheque that was not issued to her.  Community Patrol Officers were contacted and a 21 year-old Brantford woman was arrested and charged with Uttering a Forged Document.  She was released on an Appearance Notice for a future court date. 
 

Type: Arrest
Incident # 16-45224
Date: November 30, 2016
Location: Darling Street (0-100 Block)
Incident: On Wednesday, November 30, 2016 at approximately 3:25 p.m. a Community Patrol Officer was on routine patrol when they observed a woman walking along Darling Street who had an outstanding warrant for her arrest.  The woman was stopped and arrested.  After her arrest she was found to be in possession of marijuana, crystal methamphetamine and objects consistent with trafficking controlled substances.  As a result, a 36 year old woman was charged with Possession of a Controlled Substance x’s 2, and Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking.  She was held for a bail hearing. 


Tipsters who wish to remain anonymous are asked to contact Brant-Brantford Crime Stoppers at 519-750-8477 or 1-800-222-8477. Alternatively, a web tip may be submitted at: https://www.tipsubmit.com/WebTips.aspx?AgencyID=251

"Crime Prevention through Education and Awareness”

Crime Brief - November 30, 2016

Nov 30, 2016

Type: Domestic Dispute
Incident # 16-45018
Date: November 29, 2016
Incident: On Tuesday, November 29, 2016 at approximately 8:20 p.m. a man and a woman, who are in a relationship, engaged in a verbal dispute at their home.  The argument escalated and the woman grabbed the man by the neck.  The man pushed the woman off to defend himself, but then grabbed the woman by the neck as well.  The two separated from each other and the man contacted Community Patrol Officers.
 As a result, a 42 year-old Brantford man was arrested and charged with Assault, and a 36 year-old Brantford woman was arrested and charged with Assault.  Both were held for a bail hearing.   

Domestic assaults are criminal offences. Before life stressors escalate to the point of physical violence and threats, the Brantford Police Service encourages men and women who are experiencing difficulties, to take advantage of the services offered in the community.

For our Community Partners link please view

http://www.brantfordpolice.ca/community-partners

For information about Victim Services of Brant please view

http://www.brantfordpolice.ca/victim-services-brant


Tipsters who wish to remain anonymous are asked to contact Brant-Brantford Crime Stoppers at 519-750-8477 or 1-800-222-8477. Alternatively, a web tip may be submitted at: https://www.tipsubmit.com/WebTips.aspx?AgencyID=251

 

"Crime Prevention through Education and Awareness”

 

 

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