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CRIME BRIEF - November 30, 2018

Nov 30, 2018

Type:  Robbery
Incident: 18-47350
Location: Sympatica Cres    
Incident: On November 29, 2018 just after 9:00 p.m. Brantford Police Service received a 9-1-1 call about a disturbance in the hallway of an apartment building on Sympatica Cres.  Two males were seen arguing and then fighting in the hallway.  Community Patrol Officers attended to the area where they located the victim.  Investigation revealed that the two males were known to each other and that the two had a dispute over money when the accused assaulted the victim and stole his watch.  The accused then fled the area in a vehicle.  Officers were able to locate and arrest the accused without incident.  A  32 year old Brantford male is charged with Robbery, Utter Threats to Cause Death or Bodily Harm and Mischief to Property Under $5000.  The accused was held for a bail hearing.   

Type: Assault     
Incident: 18-47180
Location: Colborne Street   
Incident:  On Wednesday November 28, 2018 just after 5:00 p.m. Brantford Police Service received a report of a fight at a business on Colborne Street.  The victim had been inside the business and when he left he was confronted by the accused.  The victim went back into the business but was followed and assaulted by the accused.  The altercation was broken up by staff members and the accused fled the area on a bicycle.  Community Patrol Officers attended to the area where they located the victim who received non-life threatening injuries.  Officers were able to locate and arrest the accused a short time later without incident.  Information was received that the accused was currently bound by a court order with conditions.  A 15 year old Brantford male is charged with Assault and Breach of Undertaking.  The accused was held for a bail hearing.     

Type: Assault with a Weapon 
Incident: 18-47205
Location: Market Street    
Incident: On Wednesday November 28, 2018 just after 11:00 p.m. Brantford Police Service received a 9-1-1 call from a business on Market Street.  An unknown female had been denied access to the business and had returned with a knife.  The female was waving the knife at employees at the business.  Community Patrol Officers attended to the business where they located and arrested the accused without incident.  Information received that the accused was currently bound by a court order with conditions.  A 21 year old Brantford woman is charged with Assault with a Weapon, Possession of a Weapon for a Dangerous Purpose and Breach of Probation.  The accused was held for a bail hearing.         

Type:  Assault with a Weapon 
Incident: 18-47210
Location: Peel Street     
Incident: On Thursday November 29, 2018 just after 12:00 a.m. Brantford Police Service received a 9-1-1 call about a female threatening people with a knife at an address on Peel Street.  Two females had gotten into a verbal argument at the residence when the accused smashed a mirror and took the broken glass and started to damage the residence.  The accused then picked up a knife and threatened the victim with it.  The victim was able to leave the residence and contact police.  At one point during the altercation the accused came outside and threw an object at the victim, missing her but damaging her car.  Community Patrol Officers attended to the addresses where they located and arrested the accused without incident.  The victim received non-life threatening injuries as a result of the incident.  An 18 year old Brantford woman has been charged with Assault with a Weapon x2, Possession of a Weapon for a Dangerous Purpose and Mischief Under $5000.00.  The accused was held for a bail hearing.    

Type: Break and Enter – Arrest  
Incident: 18-47100
Location: Roy Blvd.     
Incident:  On Wednesday November 28, 2018 just before 2:30 a.m. Brantford Police Service received an alarm call from a business on Roy Blvd.  Community Patrol Officers attended to the business where they discovered that the fence had been cut and the compound entered.  Further investigation revealed that copper piping had been removed from the secure compound.  Officers searched the area and located a vehicle that was driving away from the area.  Officers stopped the vehicle and spoke to the three occupants.  Upon investigation officers located the copper piping and arrested the three males inside the vehicle.  While dealing with the males they provided false information to police and were found to be bound by court orders with conditions.  The driver was found to be in possession of suspected cocaine and had a suspended drivers licence.  As a result of the investigation three males have been charged with various criminal offences.  Accused #1 a 42 year old Brantford male is charged with Break and Enter, Possession of Stolen Property Under $5000 and Breach of Probation under the Criminal Code.  Accused #2 a 28 year old Brantford male is charged with Break and Enter, Possession of Stolen Property Under $5000, Obstruct Police and Breach of Probation under the Criminal Code.  He is also charged with Possession of Controlled substance under the Controlled Drug and Substances Act and Drive While Under Suspension under the Highway Traffic Act.  Accuse #3 a 30 year old Brantford male is charged with Break and Enter, Possession of Stolen Property Under $5000 and Obstruct Police under the Criminal Code.      
      
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2018 Citizen Survey

Nov 30, 2018

 

November 29, 2018

 

The Brantford Police Service invites you to participate in our 2018 Citizen Survey.  To participate, please visit www.brantfordpolice.ca or Twitter @BrantfordPolice and click on the survey link.

 

All participants will remain anonymous. 

Assistance Requested In Identifying Parties

Nov 30, 2018

November 29, 2018

The Brantford Police Service is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying three individuals.

On November 19, 2018 at approximately 11:50pm a male was located in a port-a-potty in Harmony Square in medical distress.  The male remains in hospital and is in critical care.  This male is seen to be in the company of a female who may be associated to another male and female in the Harmony Square area around this time. 

Police are requesting assistance from the public in identifying these three individuals and are asking the three individuals to contact police.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Brantford Police Service Major Crime Unit at 519-756-7050 or Crime Stoppers at 519-750-8477 or 1-800-222-8477.

  

Police Request Assistance in Locating Missing Male

Nov 29, 2018

Inc#18-47072 
UPDATE - November 29, 2018
The Brantford Police Service would like to thank the public and its media partners.  The missing male Dwayne Webb has been safely located. 
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Brantford Police are seeking the public’s assistance in locating a missing 29 year old male, Dwayne Kyle Webb. 
Dwayne is described as a Non-White male, 6’, 185 lbs, medium build, brown eyes, and black hair with some facial growth.  He was wearing a black windbreaker style jacket, pants, a t-shirt but was not wearing any socks or shoes.  He was last seen on Tuesday November 27, 2018 around 9:00 p.m. near West Street and Henry Street.    
The Brantford Police Services wishes to confirm Dwayne’s wellbeing as he was not dressed appropriate for the current weather conditions.   
Anyone with information is asked to contact the Brantford Police Service at 519-756-7050.
 
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Two Males Charged with Firearm and Drug Related Offences

Nov 26, 2018

Media Release – Inc#18-46071

On Monday November 20th, 2018 the members of the Brantford Police Service
Community Patrol and Street Crime Unit conducted an investigation at a Dublin Street
residence which resulted in the seizure of several firearms, a stun gun, the recovery of a
stolen firearm and the seizure of controlled drugs.

On Friday November 23, 2018 BPS continued the investigation and located 2 suspect
males within a motor vehicle in the City of Brantford.  The males were arrested and
Police seized 97 grams of Methamphetamine with a street value of $14,670.00 along with
a large sum of money.  The passenger a 31 year old Brantford man faces charges of
Possession of Stolen Property under $5000.00, Possession of a Prohibited Weapon,
Careless Storage of a Firearm, Unauthorized Possession of a Firearm x 5 contrary to the
Criminal Code of Canada and Possession of a Controlled Substance x2 and Possession
for the Purposes of Trafficking contrary to the Controlled Drugs and Substance Act.  The
driver of the motor vehicle a 31 year old Paris man is charged with Possession for the
Purposes of Trafficking contrary to the Controlled Drugs and Substance Act.
      
 "Together we can build a Stronger and Safer Community”

Two Males Charged with Firearm and Drug Related Offences

Nov 26, 2018

 Media Release – Inc#18-46071

On Monday November 20th, 2018 the members of the Brantford Police Service
Community Patrol and Street Crime Unit conducted an investigation at a Dublin Street
residence which resulted in the seizure of several firearms, a stun gun, the recovery of a
stolen firearm and the seizure of controlled drugs.

On Friday November 23, 2018 BPS continued the investigation and located 2 suspect
males within a motor vehicle in the City of Brantford.  The males were arrested and
Police seized 97 grams of Methamphetamine with a street value of $14,670.00 along with
a large sum of money.  The passenger a 31 year old Brantford man faces charges of
Possession of Stolen Property under $5000.00, Possession of a Prohibited Weapon,
Careless Storage of a Firearm, Unauthorized Possession of a Firearm x 5 contrary to the
Criminal Code of Canada and Possession of a Controlled Substance x2 and Possession
for the Purposes of Trafficking contrary to the Controlled Drugs and Substance Act.  The
driver of the motor vehicle a 31 year old Paris man is charged with Possession for the
Purposes of Trafficking contrary to the Controlled Drugs and Substance Act.
      
 "Together we can build a Stronger and Safer Community”

Brantford Police Continue to Investigate Fatal Motor Vehicle Collision

Nov 26, 2018

Update – November 26, 2018

Media Release – Inc#18-46609

The Brantford Police Service Traffic Unit continues to investigate the death of a
male as a result of a motor vehicle collision.

On Saturday November 24, 2018 just before 3:00 a.m. Brantford Police Service
responded to a single vehicle collision on Spalding Drive at Ballantyne Drive.  As a result
of the collision, the driver Dakota Liam Miller a 23 year old Brantford resident
succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced at the scene.   

The BPS Traffic Unit continues to investigate this incident and is asking any witnesses or
anyone with information to please contact Cst. J. Morton at 519-756-0113 ext. 2869.
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 A 23-year-old Brantford man has died in a single-vehicle crash early Saturday morning.

Brantford Police, fire and paramedics were dispatched to Spalding Drive at Ballantyne
Drive at about 2:55 a.m., and found two male occupants in the vehicle.

Police say an adult male passenger was treated at Brantford General Hospital for minor
injuries, and later released.

The other male succumbed to injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene.

Names of the accident victims have not yet been released pending notification of next of
kin.

Police are asking anyone who may have information to assist with the investigation, to
contact Cst. J. Morton at 519-756-0113 ext. 2869.

      
 "Together we can build a Stronger and Safer Community”

Crime Brief - November 26, 2018

Nov 26, 2018

Type:  Disturbance
Incident: 18-46554
Location: Lynden Road    
Incident: On Friday November 23, 2018 Brantford Police Service received a 9-1-1 call from a store inside the Lynden Park Mall.  An unknown male was inside the store yelling, screaming and swearing which was disrupting employees and customers.  Community Patrol Officers attended to the mall where they observed the mall now walking the hallways.  The male continued to cause a disturbance and was arrested.  While dealing with the male he resisted arrest and was found to be in possession of break-in instruments.  A 27 year old Brantford male is charged with Causing A Disturbance, Possession of Break-In Instruments, Resist Arrest and Breach of Probation.  The accused was held for a bail hearing.  

Type: Impaired Driver - Alcohol     
Incident: 18-46734
Location: Wayne Gretzky Parkway  
Incident: On Sunday November 25, 2018 just before 3:00 a.m. Brantford Police Service received a 9-1-1 call about a possible impaired driver driving on Wayne Gretzky Parkway.  The vehicle was seen traveling at a high rate of speed, weaving in and out of marked lanes and almost driving into the ditch.  Community Patrol Officers located and stopped the vehicle.  Officers spoke to the male driver who showed signs of impairment and Officers found open alcohol in the vehicle.  Investigation revealed that the driver was a novice and unlicensed driver.  The driver was arrested and transported to the Brantford Police Service where he was to provide samples of his breath as required by law.  The accused refused to provide samples as required.  A 22 year old Brantford male is charged with Impaired Operation of Motor Vehicle, Refuse to Provide Breath Sample and Breach of Probation under the Criminal Code.  He is further charged with Operate Motor Vehicle with No Licence under the Highway Traffic Act and Open Alcohol in Vehicle under the Liquor Licence Act.  The drivers licence was suspended for 90 days and his vehicle was impounded for 7 days. 

Type: Impaired Driving – Alcohol 
Incident: 18-46830
Location: Market Street    
Incident: On Sunday November 25, 2018 just after 8:00 p.m. Brantford Police Service received information about a possible impaired driver.  The vehicle was seen swerving in and out of marked lanes.  Community Patrol Officers located the vehicle driving on Market St as it pulled into a parking lot.  Officers spoke to the male driver who showed signs of impairment and open alcohol was located inside the vehicle.  The accused was arrested and transported to the Brantford Police Service where he was to provide samples of his breath as required by law.  The accused samples were over the legal limit.  A 30 year old Brantford male is charged with Impaired Operation of Motor Vehicle and Operate Motor Vehicle – Over 80 under the Criminal Code.  The drivers licence was suspended for 90 days and his vehicle was impounded for 7 days.      

Type: Impaired Driving – Alcohol 
Incident: 18-46692
Location: Fairview Drive    
Incident: On Saturday November 24, 2018 just after 8:00 p.m. Brantford Police Service received information about a possible impaired driver.  The vehicle was seen swerving in and out of marked lanes.  Community Patrol Officers located the vehicle parked at a gas station on Fairview Drive.   Officers were advised by staff that an intoxicated female had parked the vehicle and was currently in the washroom.  Officers spoke to the female driver who showed signs of impairment and was arrested.  Investigation revealed that the driver was a novice driver.  The accused was transported to the Brantford Police Service where she was to provide samples of her breath as required by law.  The accused samples were over two times the legal limit.  A 21 year old Stoney Creek woman is charged with Impaired Operation of Motor Vehicle and Operate Motor Vehicle – Over 80 undewr the Criminal Code.  She is also charged with Novice Driver Blood Alcohol Concentration Above Zero under the Highway Traffic Act.  The drivers licence was suspended for 90 days and his vehicle was impounded for 7 days.                                                          
      
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Missing Male Located

Nov 25, 2018

***UPDATE***
The Brantford Police Service located missing person Tyler Coombs on Sunday November 25, 2018. He was located in good health.
The Brantford Police Service would like to thank all the concerned members of the community who assisted with locating the male. 
 
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Missing Person
 Inc#18-46204
Investigators from the Brantford Police Service are seeking assistance from the public in locating a missing person.
Tyler Coombs, a 38 year-old man, was last seen by his family in mid-October of 2018, at his residence in the area of Wellington Street and Alfred Street in the City of Brantford.
Tyler Coombs is described as male, white, 5’8’’, 180 pounds, medium build, brown eyes, short blonde hair and is clean shaven.
Police and family are concerned for Tyler Coombs well-being.
Anyone with information is asked to call Detective Constable Kevin Cabral of the Brantford Police Service Criminal Investigations Section at (519) 756-7050, ext. 2206.

 
 

Male Arrested after False Bomb Threat

Nov 24, 2018

18-46701
 
On Saturday November 24 at approximately 9:30 PM a male party attended a local business in the Stanley Street/ Dalhousie Street area claiming he had a bomb tied around his neck. Police attended and cordoned off the area and began negotiations with the male. As a precaution area businesses temporarily evacuated. It was quickly determined that the male had no real bomb and was arrested without incident.
 
A 40 year old man stands charged with numerous criminal offences related to this incident and has been since remanded in custody. Brantford Police would like to thank the local businesses for their cooperation during this investigation.
 
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