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Brantford Police Investigating Break and Enter to Jewelry Store

May 30, 2018

Incident #18-20120

Brantford Police Service ? Street Crime Unit is currently investigating a Break and Enter
to a jewelry store on Lynden Road.

On Monday May 28, 2018 the Brantford Police Service received a report of a Break and
Enter to JH Young Jewelers located on Lynden Road, Brantford. Sometime between
Saturday May 26 and Monday May 28, 2018 unknown person(s) broke into the business.
Reported stolen was jewelry including watches, rings and necklaces.

The investigation is in its infancy and members of the BPS- Street Crime Unit are
working closely with the owners of the business. Anyone with information is urged to
contact Brantford Police Service- Street Crime Unit 519-756-0113 ext. 2282.

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

"Together we can build a Stronger and Safer Community?

Crime Brief - May 30, 2018

May 30, 2018

Type:  Impaired             
Incident: 18-20416
Location: Clarence Street
Incident: On Wednesday May 30, 2018 just before 4:00 a.m. Community Patrol Officers observed a vehicle travelling on Clarence Street.  Officers observed the vehicle fail to stop for a red traffic light at Clarence Street and Colborne Street.  Officers performed a traffic stop and as the vehicle slowed and stopped it struck the curb.  Officers upon speaking to the female driver observed signs of impairment.  The driver was arrested and transported to the Brantford Police Service where she was to provide samples of her breath as required by law.  The accused samples were over twice the legal limit.  A 59 year old Tara woman is charged with Impaired Operation of Motor Vehicle and Operation of Motor Vehicle ? Over 80.  The driver?s licence was suspended for 90 days and her vehicle was impounded for 7 days.                        

Type:  Break and Enter ? Residential   
Incident: 18-20388
Location: Baldwin Ave      
Incident:  On Tuesday May 29, 2018 just before 9:30 p.m. Brantford Police Service received a 9-1-1 call from a residence on Baldwin Ave.  The resident contacted police after finding an unknown person in his residence.  The owner had located a person who had broken into his residence through the mudroom and when confronted fled the area on a bike.  Community Patrol Officers attended to the area and searched for the suspect.  The suspect is described as a white male, 30 to 40 years old, tall with a skinny build with short dark hair wearing a ball cap, a blue plaid shirt and pants.  Anyone with information is asked to contact police.                   
 
 

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Brantford police Investigating Gun Shots on 100 Block of Terrace Hill Street

May 29, 2018

Inc#18-20261

On May 29, 2018 at approximately 6:32 am members of the Brantford Police Service - Community Patrol Unit attended a location on Terrace Hill Street in relation to the sound of gun shots. Upon arrival police noticed bullet holes to a building and members of the BPS - Emergency Response Team along with K9 attended.  Evidence was gathered from the scene by the Forensic Identification Section. 

At this time there are no injuries to report and officers were advised a male suspect was seen running West bound up Terrace Hill Street.  The suspect is described as having a thin build wearing a grey or black hoodie.

The investigation is in its infancy and it is unknown if this building was targeted.  The BPS-Major Crime Unit is asking for the public?s assistance. Anyone who may have seen the suspect or who may have video surveillance in the area is asked to contact the Brantford Police Service.

Anyone who has any information about this crime is asked to contact Det FRANCIS at 519-756-0113 ext. 2272.

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 - May 29, 2018

May 29, 2018

Type:  Theft - Commercial           
Incident: 18-20136
Location: Henry Street
Incident: On Monday May 28, 2018 Brantford Police Service received a report of a theft from a business on Henry Street.  Sometime overnight unknown person(s) entered a secured compound.  Reported stolen was an amount of copper, aluminum and steel.                   

Type:  Theft ? Residential  
Incident: 18-20161
Location: Branlyn Cres.     
Incident:  On Monday May 28, 2018 Brantford Police Service received a report of a theft from a residence on Branlyn Cres.  Sometime during the day unknown person(s) stole a boat and trailer.  The boat and trailer had been parked at the front of the residence.                
 
Type: Domestic ? Unlawful In Dwelling                     
Incident: 18-20246
Location: Colborne Street West
Incident: On Tuesday May 29, 2018 just after 1:30 a.m. Brantford Police Service received a call about a residence on Colborne Street West.  The victim a 36 year old female advised that she had received information that her ex-boyfriend was currently in her residence when she was not present.  The victim returned and observed the accused in her residence.  Community Patrol Officers attended to the residence and were advised the accused had left prior to their arrival.  Officers checked the area where they located the accused a short distance away.  The accused was arrested without incident.  Information received was the accused was currently on court orders with conditions.  A 33 year old Port Dover male is charged with Unlawfully in a Dwelling House, Breach of Recognizance and Breach of Probation.  The accused was held for a bail hearing. 

 

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Male and Female Arrested after Vehicle Stolen at Gun Point

May 28, 2018

Inc#18-20104

On May 28, 2018 at approximately 3:40 am members of the Brantford Police Service attended a location on Fifth Avenue in relation to a disturbance. Upon arrival police were advised a male and female attempted to steal a vehicle but were confronted by the owner. The male and female left the area and were spotted by Community Patrol Officers who deployed a "stop stick? causing the front tire to deflate. The vehicle continued and fled the area. 

At 4:10 am this vehicle was located on fire on St George Street.  Another stolen vehicle was reported and observed by the Six Nations Police and later the Ontario Provincial Police. This vehicle was abandoned in the city of Brantford.  The male and female made their way to an address on Clarence Street.  At this time the male pointed a gun at the victim and the female punched the victim. A 28 year old male victim received non-life threatening injuries.

This stolen vehicle was located by the Six Nations Police Service who assisted in the arrest of a 25 year old female from Scotland, Ontario. The female is currently being charged with a variety of offences including:

1- Attempt theft of Motor Vehicle, Contrary to Section 331.1(1)/463 of the Criminal Code.
2- Possession of Property Under, Contrary to Section 344(B) of the Criminal Code.
3- Theft of Motor Vehicle, Contrary to Section 333.1(1) of the Criminal Code.
4- Possession of Property Under, Contrary to Section 334(B) of the Criminal Code.
5- Robbery using a firearm, Contrary to Section 344(A) of the Criminal Code
6- Theft of Motor Vehicle, Contrary to Section 333.1(1) of the Criminal Code.
7- Possession of Property Over, Contrary to Section 334(A) of the Criminal Code.
8- Breach of Recognizance, Contrary to Section 145(3) of the Criminal Code.

A 34 year old male from Ohsweken, Ontario is being charged with an extensive series of offences including:

1-Use firearm while committing an offence, Contrary to Section 85(1) (a) of the Criminal Code.
2-Careless use of a firearm, Contrary to Section 86(1) of the Criminal Code
3- Point Firearm, Contrary to Section 87 of the Criminal Code.
4- Weapon possession for dangerous purpose, Contrary to Section 88 of the Criminal Code.
5-Carry concealed weapon, Contrary to Section 90 of the Criminal Code.
6- Firearm unauthorized possession, Contrary to Section 91(2) of the Criminal Code.
7- Possession of a restricted weapon, Contrary to Section 91(2) of the Criminal Code.
8- Firearm knowledge of unauthorized possession, Contrary to Section 92(1) of the Criminal Code.
9- Firearm in motor vehicle, Contrary to Section 94 of the Criminal Code.
10- Possession of a weapon contrary to an order, Contrary to Section 117.01 of the Criminal Code.
11- Dangerous Driving, Contrary to Section 249(1) (a) of the Criminal Code.
12- Robbery using a firearm, Contrary to Section 344(A) of the Criminal Code.
13- Arson damage property, Contrary to Section 434 of the Criminal Code.
14- Attempt theft of Motor Vehicle, Contrary to Section 331.1(1)/463 of the Criminal Code.
15- Theft of Motor Vehicle, Contrary to Section 333.1(1) of the Criminal Code.
16- Possession of Property Under, Contrary to Section 334(B) of the Criminal Code.
17- Theft of Motor Vehicle, Contrary to Section 333.1(1) of the Criminal Code.
18- Possession of Property Over, Contrary to Section 334(A) of the Criminal Code.
19- Possession of Property Under, Contrary to Section 344(B) of the Criminal Code.

The Brantford Police Service wishes to thank all the agencies involved in assisting in this investigation. Any person who has any information about these crimes is asked to contact Det FRANCIS at 519-756-0113 ext. 2272 or Det ANDREE at 519-756-0113 ext. 2306.

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 - May 28, 2018

May 28, 2018

Type:   Assault           
Incident: 18-20010
Location: West Street and Harris Ave
Incident: On Sunday May 27, 2018 just after 12:30 p.m. Brantford police Service received 9-1-1 call about an assault that occurred at the intersection of West Street and Harris Ave.  The victim a 27 year old Brantford male was in his vehicle in the area of Darling Street.  While parked he was approached by another vehicle occupied by the three accused.  The two accused passengers pointed at the victim making a gun symbol as if they were going to shoot him.  The victim left the area but was followed by the vehicle with the three accused.  The accused again pulled up beside the victim and the passengers again made gun symbols with their hands threatening the victim.  The victim began to drive away but was cut off by the accused driver who then exited his vehicle, approached the victim and punched him several times in the head before the victim was able to drive away and call police for help.  The victim received non-life threatening injuries.  Community Patrol Officers attended to the area where they were able to locate the accused who were arrested without incident. The accused driver, Peter Dominik Konjevic 37 year old male from Brantford is charged with Assault, Dangerous Operation of Motor Vehicle, Breach of Probation and Fail to Comply with Recognizance.  Matthew David Davis a 29 year old Canfield male is charged with Uttering Threats to cause Death or Bodily Harm and Breach of Probation.  Shawn Gregory Marriott a 39 year old Brantford male is charged with Uttering Threats to Cause Bodily Harm or Death and Breach of Probation.  All three accused were held for a bail hearing.               

Type:  Weapons Offence 
Incident: 18-19986
Location: Erie Ave and Clarence Street    
Incident:  On Sunday May 27, 2018 just before 8:00 a.m. Brantford Police Service received a call from a concerned citizen about a suspicious male waving around a knife in the area of Erie Ave and Clarence Street.  Community Patrol Officers attended to the area where they located a male dressed all in black with his face covered waving around a large pair of scissors at citizens in the area.  Upon police arrival the suspect fled on foot to a nearby park where Officers were able to arrest him without incident.  A 22 year old Brantford male is charged with Possession of Weapon for Dangerous Purpose.  The accused was held for a bail hearing.              
 
Type: Domestic                      
Incident: 18-19873
Location: Sympatica Cres
Incident: On Saturday May 26, 2018 just after 1:00 p.m. Brantford Police Service received a 9-1-1 call about a domestic dispute from a residence on Sympatica Cres. The accused had attended to the residence of the 20 year old victim (her ex-boyfriend) and confronted him over their breakup and was trying to retrieve property.  The two engaged in a verbal argument when the accused pick up and smashed property belonging to the victim.  The accused then went to the kitchen and retrieved a knife which she then stated she was going to use to further damage the victim?s property and at one point threatened to stab the victim.   During the altercation the victim used the knife to damage the victims motorcycle parked outside.  Community Patrol Officers attended to the residence where they located the parties involved.  The accused was arrested without incident.  A 19 year old Brantford woman is charged with Assault with a Weapon, Mischief to Property Under $5000.00 x2 and Uttering Threats to Cause Bodily Harm or Death.  The accused was held for a bail hearing. 

Type: Theft Under                     
Incident: 18-19833
Location: Easton Road
Incident:  On Saturday May 26, 2018 just before 7:00 a.m. Brantford Police Service received a call from a concerned citizen about a pile of tools and other equipment found behind a business on Easton Road.  Community Patrol Officers attended to the area where they located a number of tools and other items behind the business.  Officers located a male sleeping behind the business and investigation revealed that the items had been stolen.  The items had been stolen from a business and from inside a vehicle on Copernicus Blvd. A 34 year old Brantford male is charged with Possession of Stolen Property Under $5000.00 and Fail to Comply with Undertaking.  The accused was held for a bail hearing.  

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Street Crime Unit Drug Arrest

May 28, 2018

Inc#18-19646

On Friday May 25, 2018, members of the Brantford Police Service - Street Crime Unit, BPS - Emergency Response Team, BPS - Community Patrol officers with the assistance of the BPS - Canine Unit executed a Controlled Drugs and Substance Act Search warrant at a residence on Walnut Street in Brantford. 

Members of the Street Crime Unit commenced a drug investigation which lead them to execute the search warrant.  Officers arrested and charged four people inside the residence.

 

Salloum Hammadi JASSEM a 29 year old male from Brantford is charged with the following:

  • Possession for the Purposes of Trafficking Fentanyl
  • Possession for the Purpose of trafficking Cocaine
  • Breach of Probation
  • Breach of Recognizance.

 

Ian Thomas ERSKINE a 30 year old male from Brantford is charged with the following:

  • Possession for the Purposes of Trafficking Fentanyl
  • Possession for the Purpose of trafficking Cocaine
  • Breach of Probation

 

Nicole Isobell BALL a 29 year old female from Brantford is charged with the following:

  • Possession for the Purposes of Trafficking Fentanyl
  • Possession for the Purpose of trafficking Cocaine

 

Jacob HEINRICHS a 32 year old male from Oxford County is charged with the following:

  • Possession for the Purposes of Trafficking Fentanyl
  • Possession for the Purpose of trafficking Cocaine 

During the search of the residence officers seized the following:

  • A large quantity of Cash
  • 82.4 grams of Cocaine with a street value of $8240.00
  • 1.62 grams of Crack Cocaine with a street value of $162.00
  • 56.9 grams of Fentanyl with a street value of $14,000.00
  • A total of $22,400 in drugs was seized

All four accused have been held pending a bail hearing.

Anyone with information on any other drug-related activities is asked to contact the Street Crime Unit of the Brantford Police Service at 519-756-0113 ext. 2286.

 

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

 

 

Missing Person

May 28, 2018

The Brantford Police Service Major Crime Unit is currently investigating a report of missing person.

On May 24, 2018 Brantford Police Service received a report of a missing person, Leeann Jonathan.   Leeann Jonathan was last seen in Brantford on May 23, 2018 at 5:30 pm.  The Brantford Police are concerned for the safety and wellbeing of Leeann Jonathan and are requesting the public?s assistance in locating her. It is believed that Leeann Jonathan is in the Brantford and Six Nations area.  Leeann Jonathan may also be known by the name of Tinia Johnson.

Leeann Jonathan is an Aboriginal female, 42 years old, 5?5?, and approximately 200 lbs.  She has long black hair and it is usually pulled up.  Below is a phone of Leeann Jonathan.

 

 

Anyone with information is asked to contact Det. Andrew Balog of the BPS Major Crime Unit at 519-756-0113 ext. 2266 or abalog@police.brantford.on.caor Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

 

Arson Investigation

May 25, 2018

The Brantford Police Service Major Crime Unit is currently investigating an arson that occurred on Mohawk St, Brantford.
On May 24, 2018 at approximately 10:15 p.m. Brantford Police Service and Brantford Fire attended Mohawk St near Emilie St for a vehicle fire and disturbance call.   A vehicle parked in a driveway had deliberately been set on fire.  One unknown suspect had fled the area on foot after the chain on his bicycle had fallen off prior to police arrival.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Det. Andrew Balog of the BPS Major Crime Unit at 519-756-0113 ext. 2266 or abalog@police.brantford.on.ca or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

Attempted Robbery with a Gun

May 25, 2018

The Brantford Police Service Major Crime Unit is currently investigating an attempted robbery where the owner of a vehicle was approached by two unknown suspects who demanded the keys to the victims vehicle while showing a gun which was concealed in a duffle bag.   
On May 23, 2018 at approximately 10:30 a.m. the victim attended a retail plaza located at Fairview Drive and West Street in Brantford.  The female victim parked her vehicle in the parking lot.   The victim went to get out of her vehicle when she was approached by two suspects.  Suspect #1 instructed her to leave her keys in the ignition and opened up a bag that he was carrying and showed the victim a gun.   Suspect #2 was a female who was with Suspect #1.
The victim locked her vehicle, yelled for help, and ran to a nearby retail establishment.  The suspects fled the area prior to police arrival.
The suspects are described as:
Suspect #1 ? male, white, 6? tall, skinny, wearing a dark coloured hoodie and blue jeans.   He was carrying a duffle style bag. 
Suspect #2 -  female, white, 5?8? tall, skinny, wearing a red sweater with dark pants.  
Anyone with information is asked to contact Det. Andrew Balog of the BPS Major Crime Unit at 519-756-0113 ext. 2266 or abalog@police.brantford.on.ca or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.
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