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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.                                                          
      
 "Together we can build a Stronger and Safer Community”

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.
 

Crime Brief - November 23, 2018

Nov 23, 2018

Type:   Break and Enter – Residential
Incident: 18-46413
Location: Sheridan Street    
Incident: On Thursday November 22, 2018 Brantford Police Service received a report of a Break and Enter to a residence on Sheridan Street.  Sometime during the day unknown person(s) entered the residence through the rear door.  Reported stolen was hand and power tools.                                

Type: Suspended Driver      
Incident: 18-46404
Location: King George Road  
Incident:  On Thursday November 22, 2018 just after 4:00 p.m. Community Patrol Officer observed a vehicle travelling on King George Road.  Information was received that the licence plates attached to the vehicle did not belong to that vehicle.  Officers performed a traffic stop and spoke to the female driver.  Investigation revealed that the licence plates did not belong to that vehicle, the driver was unable to provide proof of insurance on the vehicle and that the vehicle validation had been tampered with and was not valid.  Further investigation revealed that the drivers licence was currently suspended.  A 36 year old Brantford woman has been charged with Drive While Under Suspension, Use Plate Not Authorized for Motor Vehicle and Use Validation Not Furnished for Motor Vehicle under the Highway Traffic Act.  She was also charged with Fail to Have Insurance Card under the Compulsory Automobile Insurance Act. 

Type: Break and Enter – Residential
Incident: 18-46403
Location: Abigail Ave    
Incident: On Thursday November 22, 2018 Brantford Police Service received a report of a Break and Enter to a residence on Abigail Ave.  Sometime during the day unknown person(s) entered the residence, forcing open the rear door.  Reported stolen was jewellery.                                
      
 "Together we can build a Stronger and Safer Community”

MIssing Female Located

Nov 23, 2018

Inc#18-45944
November 23, 2018
 
The Brantford Police Service would like to thank the public and its media partners for their assistance.  The missing female Amereena Mallen has been safely located. 
 
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Brantford Police are seeking the public’s assistance in locating a missing 41 year old female, Amereena May Mallen. 
Amereena, who also goes by Reena is described as a Caucasian female, 5’5”, 110 lbs, with collar length salt and pepper hair and glasses.  She was wearing a knee length black winter coat with a fur collar and black winter boots.  She was last seen around the downtown area of Brantford on November 17, 2018 at around 8:30 p.m.  
The Brantford Police Services wishes to confirm Amereena’s wellbeing. 
Anyone with information is asked to contact the Brantford Police Service at 519-756-7050.
 
 

"Public Safety in Partnership with our Community”

Crime Brief - November 22, 2018

Nov 22, 2018

Type:  Assault With A Weapon
Incident: 18-46186
Location: West Street    
Incident: On Wednesday November 21, 2018 just after 9:00 a.m. Brantford Police Service received a 9-1-1 call about a stabbing at a residence on West Street.  Two males had gotten into an argument a residence on West Street which turned into a physical altercation.  During the altercation male #1 hit male #2 with a baseball bat and left the residence.  The two continued their argument over social media and a short time later male #2 went over to male #1 residence where he forced open the front door and again started to assault male #1 with a blunt object.  Male #1 grabbed a knife and stabbed male #2.  Male #1 received non-life threatening injuries as a result of the incident.  Male #2 was taken to hospital with serious injuries.  This investigation is continuing and at this time a 32 year old Brantford male has been charged with Aggravated Assault and Assault With A Weapon and was held for a bail hearing.  The BPS – Major Crime Unit is continuing to investigate this incident and are asking anyone with information to contact Det. Andy Balog at 519-756-0113 ext. 2266 or Crime Stoppers at 519-750-8477 or 1-800-222-8477 or online at 
https://www.tipsubmit.com/WebTips.aspx?AgencyID=251                               

Type: Impaired - Alcohol     
Incident: 18-46215
Location: Clarence Street  
Incident:  On Wednesday November 21, 2018 just after 1:00 p.m. Brantford Police Service received a about a possible impaired driver.  Community Patrol Officers attended to the area where they located the vehicle driving on Clarence Street.  Officers attempted to stop the vehicle however the driver would not stop and pull over until they reached a controlled intersection.  Officers spoke to the female driver who showed 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 readings were over twice the legal limit.  Investigation revealed that the accused’s vehicle was to be equipped with an ignition interlock device, which it did not have.  A 56 year old Brantford woman is charged with Impaired Operation of a Motor Vehicle under the Criminal Code.  She is also charged with Drive Motor Vehicle – Not Equipped with Ignition Interlock Device under the Highway Traffic Act.  The accused licence was suspended for 90 days and her vehicle was impounded for 7 days.   

Type: Theft From Vehicle   
Incident: 18-00941
Location: Powell Road   
Incident:  On Wednesday November 21, 2018 Brantford Police Service received a report of a theft from a motor vehicle on Powell Road.  Sometime overnight unknown person(s) broke into a vehicle parked at an address on Powell Road.  Reported taken was a laptop, sunglasses and money.   
      

"Together we can build a Stronger and Safer Community”

Two Year Anniversary of Jeffrey Roberts Homicide

Nov 21, 2018

Inc#16-43981
 
November 21, 2018
On November 11, 2016 Jeffrey Roberts was reported missing after he had not been seen or heard from since November 5, 2016. On November 21, 2016 he was found deceased by a citizen who located his body in a field near the West Street/Highway 403 overpass, Brantford.  An investigation was conducted and his death was ruled a homicide.
Jeffery Roberts had strong roots in this community coming from a large family and a strong group of friends.  The Roberts family and friends continue to mourn his death and seek closure in regards to this tragedy. 
Brantford Police appreciate the support they have received from the public but continue to urge them to come forward with any and all information they may have.
 Anyone with information is asked to contact Detective Jason Sinning 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

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