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Crime Brief - August 17, 2018

Aug 17, 2018

Type: Shoplifting – Commercial
Incident: 18-31930
Location: Colborne Street
Incident: On Thursday August 16, 2018 just after 6:00 p.m. Brantford Police Service received a call from a business on Colborne Street regarding two unknown males who were seen shoplifting.  Both accused had entered into the business together.  While in the store accused #1 was seen concealing items on his person and left the store without making any attempts to pay.  He got into a vehicle parked in the parking lot and waited for accused #2.  Accused #2 was then seen by employee’s concealing items while in the store.  Community Patrol Officers attended to the business where they located Accused #1 waiting in the vehicle and Accused #2 still inside the store.  During the investigation both accused males were found with items concealed on them that had been taken from the business.  Further investigation revealed that the accused were also in possession of items taken from another business in the same plaza as well as personal identification that did not belong to that that had been previously been reported stolen.  Information was received that Accused #1 was currently wanted on an outstanding warrant from another jurisdiction.  Accused #2 was also found to be in possession of suspected heroin and crystal methamphetamine, and was currently bound by a court order with conditions.  Both accused were arrested without incident.  Accused #1, Harjeet Singh Basi a 28 year old Brampton male is charged with Theft Under $5000 x2, Possession of Stolen Property Under $5000 x4 and Possession of an Identity Document x2.  Accused #2 Gurjeet Singh Mann a 37 year old Brantford male is charged with Theft Under $5000 x2 and Breach of Recognizance under the Criminal Code.  He is further charged with Possession of a Controlled Substance x 3 under the Controlled Drug and Substances Act.  Both accused were held for a bail hearing.       

Type: Robbery 
Incident: 18-31947
Location: Alfred Street
Incident: On Thursday August 16, 2018 just after 11:30 p.m. Brantford Police Service received a 9-1-1 call about a disturbance between 3 males in the area of East Ave and Alfred Street.  Further information received was that the accused had confronted two males and tried to steal the one victim’s bike.  When the victim refused to turn over his bicycle the accused assaulted the victim and punched him several times before getting up and taking the bike.  The victim and his friend tried to stop the male when he started to flee the scene.  A neighbour who had observed the altercation, tried to stop the male from leaving the area when she was also assaulted by the accused.  Community Patrol Officers attended to the area where they located the accused a short distance away.  The accused was arrested after a brief struggle with officers.  The victim’s received non-life threatening injuries as a result of the incident.  Investigation revealed that the accused is currently bound by a court order with conditions.  Sherman Allan Henry a 29 year old Brantford male is charged with Robbery, Assault x2, Mischief to Property Under $5000 and Breach of Recognizance.  The accused was held for a bail hearing. 

Type: Mischief and Weapons Dangerous
Incident: 18-31948
Location: Erie Ave
Incident: On Thursday August 16, 2018 just after 11:30 p.m. Brantford Police Service received a call about a suspicious male who was seen with an airsoft rifle walking down the street after he had smashed the windows to a business.  The accused was seen using the actual rifle to smash out a window and then fled on foot.  Community Patrol Officers attended to the area where they were able to locate the suspect.  Investigation revealed that the accused is currently bound by court order with conditions.  A 16 year old Brantford male is charged with Mischief Under $5000, Possess Weapon for Dangerous Purpose, Breach of Probation and Breach of Undertaking.  The accused was held for a bail hearing.    

 
 
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Crime Brief - August 16, 2018

Aug 16, 2018

Type: Impaired
Incident: 18-31788
Location: Stanley Street
Incident: On Wednesday August 15, 2018 just before 8:00 p.m. Brantford Police Service received a 9-1-1 call from a business on Stanley Street regarding an impaired driver.  An unknown male had attended to the business and when he spoke to employees appeared to be intoxicated.  Employees contacted police when the male got into a vehicle in the parking lot.  Community Patrol Officers attended to the area where they located the male driver sitting in the driver’s seat of the vehicle in the parking lot.  Officers spoke to the male driver who showed signs of impairment.  The driver was arrested and transported to the Brantford Police Service where he provided samples of his breath as required by law.  The accused samples were three times over the legal limit.  Investigation revealed the accused was currently bound by a court order with conditions.  A 20 year old Brantford man is charged with Care and Control of Motor Vehicle While Impaired, Care and Control Over 80 and Breach of Probation.  The accused licence was suspended for 90 days and the vehicle was impounded for 7 days   

Type: Fraud  
Incident: 18-31627
Location: Colborne Street
Incident: On Tuesday August 14, 2018 just after 4:00 p.m. Brantford Police Service received a report of a suspicious male who was trying to use fraudulent identification to cash a cheque at a financial institution on Colborne Street.  The male had attended and produced altered identification in an attempt to cash a cheque in someone else’s name.  When the accused realized the staff was suspicious of his identification he fled the area on foot.  Community Patrol Officers attended to the area where they located the accused a short distance away.  A 41 year old Brantford male is charged with Fraud Under $5000.00.  

Type: Break and Enter – Residential
Incident: 18-31779
Location: James Ave
Incident: On Wednesday August 15, 2018 Brantford Police Service received a report of a Break and Enter to a residence on James Ave.  Sometime during the day unknown person(s) forced open the rear door to the residence.  Reported stolen was jewellery.  

Type: Break and Enter – Residential
Incident: 18-31776
Location: Jarvis Street
Incident: On Wednesday August 15, 2018 Brantford Police Service received a report of a Break and Enter to a residence on Jarvis Street.  Sometime during the day unknown person(s) forced open a window and entered the residence.  Reported stolen was a gaming consul and a bicycle.   

Type: Suspended Driver
Incident: 18-31683
Location: Dalhousie Street
Incident:  On Wednesday August 15, 2018 just before 1:00 a.m. Community Patrol Officers observed a vehicle traveling on Dalhousie Street.  Information had been received that the driver of the vehicle was currently a suspended driver.  Officers performed a traffic stop and spoke to the male driver.  Investigation confirmed that the drivers licence was currently suspended and the driver was unable to provide valid insurance information.  A 24 year old Burlington male is charged with Drive While Under Suspension under the Highway Traffic Act.  He is also charged with Operate Motor Vehicle – No Insurance under the Compulsory Automobile Insurance Act.  The vehicle was impounded for 7 days.  
 
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Crime Brief - August 14, 2018

Aug 14, 2018

Type: Theft – Residential
Incident: 18-31419
Location: Jennings Road
Incident: On Monday August 13, 2018 Brantford Police Service received a report of a theft from a residence on Jennings Road.  Sometime overnight unknown person(s) cut the lock and cables and stole two canoes from the property.  

Type: Break and Enter – Residential 
Incident: 18-31468
Location: Oakhill Drive
Incident: On Monday August 13, 2018 Brantford Police Service received a report of a Break and Enter to a residence on Oakhill Drive.  Sometime overnight unknown person(s) forced open the rear door to the residence.  At the time of the report it was unknown what was taken.  

Type: Mischief 
Incident: 18-31537
Location: Flanders Drive
Incident: On Monday August 13, 2018 Brantford Police Service received a report of damage to vehicles on Flanders Drive.  Sometime overnight unknown person(s) threw eggs onto a number of vehicles parked on the street.

Type: Break and Enter – Residential
Incident: 18-31407
Location: Oxford Street
Incident: On Monday August 13, 2018 Brantford Police Service received a report of a Break and Enter to a residential complex on Oxford Street.  Sometime overnight unknown person(s) entered the building and broke into a storage room.  Reported stolen were a number of tools.     
 
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Crime Brief - August 13, 2018

Aug 13, 2018

Type: Impaired       
Incident: 18-31228
Location: King George Road      
Incident:  On Saturday August 11, 2018 just after 10:30 p.m. Community Patrol Officers observed a Chevrolet Silverado pick up travelling at a high rate of speed, weaving in and out of traffic on King George Road.  Officers perform a traffic stop with the vehicle which pulled into a parking lot.  As the driver attempted to park he had difficultly stopping the vehicle, briefly losing control before coming to rest against cement partition.  Officers spoke to the male driver who showed signs of impairment and was seen with an open can of beer inside the vehicle.  The driver was arrested and transported to the Brantford Police Service where he provided samples of his breath as required by law.  The accused samples were over the legal limit.  Investigation revealed the accused was a novice driver and had taken the vehicle without the owner’s consent.  He was also found to be in possession of 4.55 grams of suspected Cocaine.  The accused, a 25 year old Brantford man is charged with Impaired Operation of Motor Vehicle, Operate Motor Vehicle Over 80 and Take Motor Vehicle Without Consent under the Criminal Code.  He is also charged with Possession of a Controlled Substance (Cocaine) under the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act.  He is further charged with Novice Driver Blood Alcohol Content Above Zero and Drive motor vehicle in contravention of the Highway Traffic Act.  The accused licence was suspended for 90 days and the vehicle was impounded for 7 days

Type: Disturbance - Assault        
Incident: 18-31329
Location: Park Ave      
Incident:  On Sunday August 12, 2018 just before 5:00 p.m. Brantford Police Service received a 9-1-1 call from a residence on Park Ave.  The accused had attended to the residence where he got into a verbal confrontation with the victim.  During the verbal argument the accused brandished a knife and threatened to physically harm the victim.  Community Patrol Officers attended to the area where they located and arrested the accused without incident.  The victim was not injured during the altercation.  A 50 year old Brantford male is charged with Possession of Weapon for Dangerous Purpose and Uttering Threats to Cause Death or Bodily Harm under the Criminal Code.       

Type: Disturbance - Assault        
Incident: 18-31087
Location: St Paul Ave      
Incident: On Friday August 10, 2018 just after 8:00 p.m. Brantford Police Service received a 9-1-1 call from a residence on St Paul Ave.  The accused had attended to the residence where she walked into the house uninvited.  Once inside the residence the accused confronted the occupants, grabbed a piece of wood and hit the victim in the arm.  The accused then grabbed another item throwing it against the wall causing damage to the wall.  When the accused left the residence she confronted and assaulted another person from the residence.  Community Patrol officers attended to the area where they locate and arrested the accused without incident.  The victim’s received non-life threatening injuries as a result of the incident.  A 50 year old Brantford woman is charged with Assault with a Weapon, Assault, Unlawfully in a Dwelling House and Mischief to Property Under $5000.00.        

Type: Break and Enter – Residential
Incident: 18-31321
Location: Maitland Street
Incident: On Sunday August 12, 2018 Brantford Police Service received a report of a Break and Enter to a residence on Maitland Street.  Sometime overnight unknown person(s) broke into the rear shed and stole a number of items. Reported stolen was a mountain bike, a chainsaw, ladder, a guitar case and fishing poles.  

Type: Theft - Shoplifting
Incident: 18-31180
Location: Market Street
Incident: On Saturday August 11, 2018 just after 3:00 p.m. Brantford Police Service received a call about a theft from a business on Market Street.  An unknown female had attended to the store where she proceeded to gather a number of items in a shopping cart.  The accused then left the store with the cart full of items without making any attempts to pay for the merchandise.  The accused was confronted by staff who contacted police.  Community Patrol Officers attended to the business where they located the accused.  Investigation revealed that the accused was currently wanted on outstanding warrants for her arrest.  A 34 year old Brantford woman is charged with Theft Under $5000.00 and was arrested on the outstanding warrants.  

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Crime Brief 10, 2018

Aug 10, 2018

Type: Assault       
Incident: 18-30889
Location: Chatham Street      
Incident:    On Thursday August 9, 2018 just before 1:00 p.m. Brantford Police Service received a 9-1-1 call about an assault on Chatham Street.  The accused had attended the residence of the victim where they had gotten into a verbal argument.  The female victim began to leave the area when she was assaulted by the accused.  The accused then threatened the victim before fleeing the area.  Community Patrol Officers attended to the area where they located the victim who had received non-life threatening injuries as a result of the incident.  Officers were able to locate and arrest the accused a short distance away.  Investigation revealed that the accused was currently bound by court orders with conditions.  A 34 year old Brantford male is charged with Assault, Uttering Threats to Cause Death or Bodily Harm, Breach of Probation and Brach of Recognizance.   The accused was held for a bail hearing.   

Type: Theft – Residential        
Incident: 18-31020
Location: Chatham Street      
Incident:    On Friday August 10, 2018 Brantford Police Service received a report of a Break and Enter to a residence on Chatham Street.  Sometime overnight unknown person(s) entered the rear shed.  Reported stolen was a portable generator and a bicycle.      

Type: Theft – From Motor Vehicle        
Incident: 18-30987
Location: King George Road      
Incident:    On Friday August 10, 2018 Brantford Police Service received a report of a theft from a vehicle on King George Road.  Sometime overnight unknown person(s) broke the rear window and stole a number of items from the vehicle.   


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Crime Brief - August 9, 2018

Aug 9, 2018

Type: Break and Enter - Residential      
Incident: 18-30576
Location: Colborne Street      
Incident:    On Tuesday August 7, 2018 Brantford Police Service received a report of a Break and Enter to an apartment complex on Colborne Street.  Sometime overnight unknown person(s) entered the complex and broke into the storage area in the basement.  A number of items were reported taken including bicycles.  

Type: Break and Enter – Residential        
Incident: 18-30606
Location: Raleigh Street      
Incident:    On Tuesday August 7, 2018 Brantford Police Service received a report of a Break and Enter to a residence on Raleigh Street.  Sometime during the day unknown person(s) entered the residence through a window after an A/C unit was removed.  Reported stolen was jewellery.    

Type: Break and Enter – Residential        
Incident: 18-30611
Location: Balfour Street      
Incident:    On Tuesday August 7, 2018 Brantford Police Service received a report of a Break and Enter to a residence on Balfour Street.  Sometime during the day unknown person(s) entered the residence through a rear window.  Reported stolen was jewellery, electronics and money.    
     
Type: Disturbance        
Incident: 18-30727
Location: Kennedy Street      
Incident:    On Wednesday August 8, 2018 just after 12:00 p.m. Brantford Police Service received a report of a disturbance outside a residence on Kennedy Street.  A male and female had been seen in a verbal confrontation outside the residence that appeared to be escalating.  Community Patrol Officers attended and located the parties involved.  Investigation revealed that the accused had gotten into an argument with her father.  During the argument the accused assaulted her father and bit him.   The victim received non-life threatening injuries as a result of the incident.  The accused was arrested without incident.  A 24 year old Brantford female is charged with assault. 

Type: Disturbance        
Incident: 18-30856
Location: Helen Ave      
Incident:    On Thursday August 9, 2018 just before 4:00 a.m. Brantford Police Service received a 9-1-1 call about a disturbance outside an apartment complex on Helen Ave.  An unknown male was in the area, yelling and screaming and causing a disturbance.  Community Patrol Officers attended to the area where they located the front entry way to the apartment smashed.  The accused was located a short distance away and arrested without incident.   A 20 year old Brantford male is charged with Mischief to Property Under $5000.00. 

Type: Break and Enter – Commercial        
Incident: 18-30707
Location: Mary Street      
Incident:    On Wednesday August 8, 2018 Brantford Police Service received a report of a Break and Enter to a business on Mary Street.  Sometime overnight unknown person(s) entered a secure compound and stole an amount of copper wire.      


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Crime Brief - August 7, 2018

Aug 7, 2018

Type: Assault        
Incident: 18-30427
Location: Acorn Lane    
Incident: On Monday August 6, 2018 just after 11:30 a.m. Brantford Police Service received a 9-1-1 call about a disturbance at a residence on Acorn Lane.  The accused had confronted his landlord with a metal pipe and threatened to kill him over a disagreement with his rent.  Community Patrol Officers attended to the residence where they located and arrested the accused.  Investigation revealed that the accused was currently bound by a court order with conditions.  The victim was not injured as a result of the incident.  A 40 year old Brantford male is charged with Assault with a Weapon, Utter threats to cause Death or Bodily Harm and Breach of Probation under the Criminal Code.  The accused was held for a bail hearing.  
 
Type: Motor Vehicle Collision - Hit and Run        
Incident: 18-30315
Location: Brant Ave      
Incident: On Sunday August 5, 2018 just before 2:30 p.m. Brantford Police Service received a 9-1-1 call about a motor vehicle collision on Brant Ave.  The victim had been driving on Brant Ave when they were struck by another vehicle from behind.  The suspect vehicle then fled from the scene and was last seen heading down Brant Ave towards Colborne Street.  Community Patrol Officers attended to the area in search of the vehicle.  Officers located a vehicle matching the description a short distance away in a parking lot.  When officers approached the vehicle the driver made an attempt to flee before being stopped by police. A 17 year old Hagersville male is charged with Fail to Stop at Accident under the Criminal Code and Follow Too Closely under the Highway Traffic Act.                

Type: Break and Enter        
Incident: 18-30509
Location: Brunswick Street      
Incident:    On Tuesday August 7, 2018 Brantford Police Service received a report of a Break and Enter to a residence on Brunswick Street.  Sometime overnight unknown person(s) entered the attached garage to the residence and took music equipment including guitars and amplifiers.  

Type: Break and Enter        
Incident: 18-30370
Location: Kings Hill Lane      
Incident:    On Sunday August 5, 2018 Brantford Police Service received a report of a Break and Enter to a residence on Kings Hill Lane.  Sometime during the day unknown person(s) entered the residence through the rear door.  Reported stolen was a laptop computer and a cell phone.    

     

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Crime Brief - August 3, 2018

Aug 3, 2018

Type: Break and Enter – Residential        
Incident: 18-29864
Location: Grey Street    
Incident: On Thursday August 2, 2018 Brantford Police Service received a report of a Break and Enter to a residence on Grey Street.  Sometime in the morning unknown person(s) removed an A/C unit from a rear window and entered the residence.  At the time of the report it was unknown what was taken.  
 
Type: Domestic        
Incident: 18-29947
Location: Colborne Street      
Incident: On Thursday August 2, 2018 just after 10:00 p.m. a Community Patrol Officer was on patrol on Colborne Street when he was flagged down by a female in a parking lot.  Officers spoke to the female who reported that she had gotten into a verbal argument with her boyfriend.  The argument turned physical and she was assaulted and choked by the accused.  During the altercation the accused also threaten to kill the victim.  The victim was able to get away from the accused and flag down police.  The accused was located a short distance away and arrested without incident.  A 36 year old Brantford male is charged with Assault, Choking and Utter Threats to Cause Death or Bodily Harm. The accused was held for a bail hearing.            

Type: Disturbance       
Incident: 18-29952
Location: Dalhousie Street      
Incident:    On Thursday August 2, 2018 just before 11:00 p.m. Brantford Police Service received a 9-1-1 call about a male with an axe.  The accused had attended a friend’s residence on Dalhousie Street when they got into a verbal argument.  During the argument the accused was seen holding the axe while he paced up and down in the hallway of the building.  Community Patrol Officers attended to the area where they located and arrested the accused without incident.  No one was injured as a result of the incident.  Investigation revealed that the accused was currently bound by a court order with conditions.  A 36 year old Brantford male is charged with Possession of Weapon for a Dangerous Purpose and Breach of Probation.    

Type: Disturbance       
Incident: 18-29959
Location: Dalhousie Street      
Incident:    On Thursday August 2, 2018 just after 11:30 p.m. Brantford Police Service received a 9-1-1 call from a business on Dalhousie Street.  An unknown female had attended to the business and was causing a disturbance with staff and patrons.  Due to the females behaviour she was   refused entry and asked to leave the area.  The accused then began to punch and kick at the staff and proceeded to bite one of the staff members on the arm.  Community Patrol Officers attended to the area where they located and arrested the accused without incident.  A 20 year old Brantford female is charged with Assault.  

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Crime Brief - August 2, 2018

Aug 2, 2018

Type: Assault        
Incident: 18-29831
Location: Dalhousie Street    
Incident: On Thursday August 2, 2018 just before 2:00 a.m. Brantford Police Service received a report of an assault at a business on Dalhousie Street.  An unknown male had come into the business and started to cause a scene and approached the victim who was sitting at a table.  The accused started a verbal argument with the victim and then punched him in the face.  The accused then left the area.  The victim received non-life threatening injuries as a result of the assault.  Community Patrol Officers attended and searched for the accused that was located a short distance away.  The accused was arrested without incident.  Investigation revealed that the accused is currently bound by a court order with conditions.  A 35 year old Brantford male is charged with Assault Cause Bodily Harm and Breach of Probation.  The accused was held for a bail hearing. 
 
Type: Theft - From Vehicle        
Incident: 18-29536
Location: Empey Street      
Incident: On Wednesday August 1, 2018 Brantford Police Service received a call about a theft from a trailer on Empey Street.  Unknown person(s) had broken into a trailer that had been parked at a business on Empey St.  Reported stolen were a number of construction tools.         

Type: Break and Enter - Residential       
Incident: 18-29550
Location: Hackney Ridge      
Incident:    On Wednesday August 1, 2018 Brantford Police Service received a report of a Break and Enter to a residence on Hackney Ridge.  Sometime overnight unknown person(s) entered the garage of the residence, went through the vehicles and stole two bicycles. 

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Crime Brief - August 1, 2018

Aug 1, 2018

Type: Suspicious Male - Arrest        
Incident: 18-29623
Location: Division Street    
Incident: On Tuesday July 31, 2018 just before 7:00 p.m. Brantford Police Service received a report of a suspicious male in the area of Division Street and Seventh Ave.  An unknown male was seen wandering around the area and was not known to the neighbourhood.  Community Patrol Officers attended and located the male.  Officers spoke to the male who identified himself with a false name.  Investigation revealed the accused was currently wanted on an outstanding warrant for his arrest.  Further investigation revealed that the accused was in possession of suspected Fentanyl (2 grams -$500 value) and Hydromorphone Tablets (x4 - $80 value).  The accused was arrested without incident.  A 52 year old Brantford male has been charged with Obstruct Police under the Criminal Code and Possession of a Controlled Substance x2 under the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act. 
 
Type: Stolen Vehicle - Arrest       
Incident: 18-29652
Location: King George Road      
Incident: On Tuesday July 31, 2018 just before 8:30 p.m. the Brantford Police Service received a call about a theft of gas from a business on Fairview Drive.  A description of the driver and vehicle including the licence plate was provided.  Investigation revealed the vehicle had been reported stolen on July 30, 2018 in a different jurisdiction.  Just before 11:00 p.m. Community Patrol Officers on routine patrol located the vehicle in a parking lot on King George Road.   The vehicle at the time was unoccupied.  Officers remained in the area in attempts to locate the person(s) operating the stolen vehicle. Short time later officers observed a male and two females attending to the stolen motor vehicle who were arrested without incident.  During the arrest, the accused male was found to be in possession of suspected Fentanyl (.9 grams - $300 value).  Further investigation revealed that the accused male was identified as being responsible for other thefts of gas from various businesses within the City of Brantford.  The accused was also currently bound by a court order with conditions as well as being a Disqualified Driver under the Criminal Code.  A 36 year old Wilsonville male is charged with Possession of Stolen Property Over $5000, Theft Under $5000 x3, Drive While Disqualified x3 and Breach of Recognizance under the Criminal Code.  He is further charged with Possession of a Controlled Substances under the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act.  A 17 year old female from Ohsweken is charged with Occupant of a Motor Vehicle Without Consent and a 18 year old female from Ohsweken is charged with Occupant of a Motor Vehicle without consent.          

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