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Crime Brief - November 20, 2018

Nov 20, 2018

Type:  Disturbance
Incident: 18-45989
Location: East Ave    
Incident: On Monday November 19, 2018 just after 9:00 p.m. Brantford Police Service received a 9-1-1 call about a disturbance at a residence on East Ave.  The accused had been at home when his roommate and victim returned to the residence.  An argument started between the accused and the victim which turned physical.  During the altercation the accused picked up a hammer and swung it at the victim.  Community Patrol Officers attended and located the parties involved.  The accused was arrested without incident.  The victim received non-life threatening injuries as a result of the incident.  A 47 year old Brantford male is charged with Assault with a Weapon and Breach of Probation.                     

Type: Impaired - Alcohol     
Incident: 18-45772
Location: Dalhousie Street  
Incident:  On Tuesday November 20, 2018 just before 1:00 a.m. Community Patrol Officers observed a vehicle travelling on Murray Street that failed to stop at a controlled intersection.  Officers then observed the vehicle turn and go the wrong way down a one way street.  Officers stopped the vehicle and spoke to the female driver who showed signs of impairment.  The driver was issued a demand for a roadside screening device.  The driver provided a sample and registered a fail.  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’s readings were over the legal limit.  A 31 year old Princeton woman has been charged with Operate Motor Vehicle – Over 80.  The accused drivers licence was suspended for 90 days and her vehicle was impounded for 7 days. 

Type: Shoplifting    
Incident: 18-45918
Location: Lynden Road   
Incident:  On Monday November 19, 2018 just before 11:00 a.m. Brantford Police Service received a 9-1-1 call from a business on Lynden Road.  An unknown male had been in the store and stole a pair of wireless headphones and fled from the store without making any attempts to pay.  Community Patrol Officers attended to and searched the area for the male.  Officers were able to locate and arrested the male without incident.  While dealing with the male he was found to be in possession of other stolen property from businesses in the area.  The stolen property was recovered and returned.  A 26 year old Brantford male has been charged with Theft Under $5000 x4 and Possession of Stolen Property Under $5000.        

"Together we can build a Stronger and Safer Community”
 

Suspicious Vehicle for Identification

Nov 20, 2018

Inc#18-44897

Brantford Police are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying a suspicious vehicle.   
On November 9, 2018 at approximately 1:30 p.m. in the area of Westchester Way and Oriole Parkway a 13 year old female was waved down by two unknown males who were operating an older model Black SUV.  The vehicle left the area when the female refused to come over to the vehicle and pulled out her cell phone.  The vehicle is described as an older model black SUV, possibly a Ford Escape with tinted windows.  The rear hatch has two stickers, one on each side of the licence plate area.
 
Anyone with information is asked to contact the Brantford Police Service at 519-756-7050, Det. Snivley at 519-756-0113 ext 2271 or 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   
     

Police Request Assistance in Locating Missing Female

Nov 20, 2018

Inc#18-45944
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 19, 2018

Nov 19, 2018

Type:  Robbery
Incident: 18-45827
Location: Market Street    
Incident: On Sunday November 18, 2018 just before 4:00 p.m. Brantford Police Service received a report of a robbery on Market Street.  The victim had attended to a bank on Market Street and was using the ATM Machine when she was approached by an unknown female who was holding a pair of scissors.  The suspect demanded the money that the victim had withdrawn from the ATM.  Citizens in the area observed the altercation and assisted the victim and contacted Police.  Community Patrol Officers attended and arrested the accused without incident.  The victim was not injured as a result of the incident.  A 27 year old Brantford female is charged with Robbery and was held for a bail hearing.                 

Type: Impaired - Alcohol     
Incident: 18-45772
Location: Dalhousie Street  
Incident:  On Sunday November 18, 2018 just after 2:00 a.m. Community Patrol Officers observed a vehicle travelling on Charlotte Street turn and go the wrong way down a one way street almost colliding with another vehicle.  Officers stopped the vehicle and 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 accuseds reading were over two times the legal limit.  A 36 year old Brantford woman has been charged with Impaired Operation of Motor Vehicle and Operate Motor Vehicle – Over 80.  The accused drivers licence was suspended for 90 days and her vehicle was impounded for 7 days. 

Type: Impaired - Alcohol    
Incident: 18-45647
Location: King George Road   
Incident:  On Saturday November 17, 2018 just after 7:00 a.m. Brantford Police Service received a call about a suspicious vehicle at a business on King George Road.  The vehicle was observed almost striking the building when the male driver attempted to park.  The driver parked the car and was now laying in the backseat with his feat sticking out the rear door.  Community Patrol Officers attended to the area where they located the vehicle up on the sidewalk and resting against the building.  The vehicle was running and a male was observed lying in the rear seat.  Officers spoke to the male who showed signs of impairment.  The male 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.  A 33 year old St George male has been charged with Care and Control of a Motor Vehicle – While Ability Impaired and Refuse to Provide a Breath Sample.  The accused drivers licence was suspended for 90 days and his vehicle was impounded for 7 days.   

Type: Disturbance     
Incident: 18-45641
Location: Wilkes Street   
Incident:  On Saturday November 17, 2018 just after 5:00 a.m. the Brantford Police Service received a call about a disturbance at a residence on Wilkes Street.  The victim advised that a female relative had attended to their residence and was causing a disturbance.  Community Patrol Officers attended to the residence where they located the female.  The female was yelling and screaming and causing a disturbance.  Information was received that the female was currently bound by a court order with conditions. While dealing with and attempting to arrest the female she began to fight with officers and resisted arrest.  The accused at one point tried to grab one of the Officers firearms from their duty belt.  A 21 year old Brantford woman is charged with Fail To Comply with Undertaking, Assault Peace Officer x2, Assault Peace Officer with Intent To Resist Arrest x2 and Disarming a Peace Officer.  The accused was held for a bail hearing.          

      

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Missing Female Located

Nov 19, 2018

Update 
Inc#18-45140
 
The Brantford Police Service would like to thank the public for their assistance.  The missing female Kenya Tangorra has been located safely. 
 
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Brantford Police are seeking the public’s assistance in locating a missing 21 year old female, Kenya Esmeralda Tangorra. 
Kenya is described as a Hispanic female, 5’, 120 lbs, long dark brown hair and brown eyes.  A clothing description is unknown.  She was last seen on November 13, 2018 around 11:30 a.m. in the area of Memorial Drive, Brantford. 
The Brantford Police Services wishes to confirm Kenya’s wellbeing. 
Anyone with information is asked to contact the Brantford Police Service at 519-756-7050.
 

"Public Safety in Partnership with our Community”

Variety Store Robbery

Nov 19, 2018

 INC#18-45494

On Friday November 16, 2018, shortly after 5:20 a.m., a lone male entered a variety store on Colborne Street West in Brantford brandishing a knife. The man demanded cash and cigarettes from the male clerk.
The male left the scene after receiving an undisclosed amount of cash and cigarettes from the clerk and was last seen in the area of Colborne Street West and Mt Pleasant St in Brantford.  The clerk was not injured during this incident.
SUSPECT DESCRIPTION:   The male was approximately 6’0” with a black balaclava covering his entire face. The male was wearing a black coloured sweater with white print on the front "Vans Off the Wall" skateboard logo and camouflaged pants.
Anyone with information regarding this incident are urged to contact the Brantford Police Service at 519-756-7050 or to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

"Together we can build a Stronger and Safer Community”

Police Request Assistance In Locating Missing Female

Nov 14, 2018

Inc#18-45140
Brantford Police are seeking the public’s assistance in locating a missing 21 year old female, Kenya Esmeralda Tangorra. 
Kenya is described as a Hispanic female, 5’, 120 lbs, long dark brown hair and brown eyes.  A clothing description is unknown.  She was last seen on November 13, 2018 around 11:30 a.m. in the area of Memorial Drive, Brantford. 
The Brantford Police Services wishes to confirm Kenya’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 13, 2018

Nov 13, 2018

Type:  Disturbance
Incident: 18-45014
Location: Park Ave   
Incident: On Tuesday November 13, 2018 just after 3:00 a.m. Brantford Police Service received a 9-1-1 call about a suspicious male that was seen causing a disturbance on Park Ave.  The male was yelling and screaming and going onto residences on Park Ave.  Community patrol Officers attended to the area where they located the male who was yelling, screaming and causing a disturbance.  Officers were able to speak to and safely arrested the male without incident.  While dealing with the male he was found to be in possession of approximately $200 worth of suspected crystal methamphetamine.  Investigation revealed that the accused was currently bound by a court order with conditions.  A 40 year old Brantford male has been charged with Cause a Disturbance, Trespass By Night and Breach of Probation under the Criminal Code.  He is also charged with Possession of a Controlled Substance under the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act.  The accused was held for a bail hearing.          

Type: Suspended Driver     
Incident: 18-44867
Location: King George Road  
Incident: On Sunday November 11, 2018 just after 8:30 a.m. Community Patrol Officers observed a vehicle travelling on King George Road.  The vehicles licence plate was obstructed and unreadable.  Officers stopped the vehicle and spoke to the male driver.  Investigation revealed that the driver licence was currently suspended and he was a Prohibited Driver.  The licence plates that were attached to the vehicle did not belong to the vehicle they were attached to and that there was no insurance on the vehicle.  A 57 year old Brantford male has been charged with Drive While Under Suspension and Use of Plates Not Authorized for the Motor Vehicle under the Highway Traffic Act.  He has also been charged with Owner Operate Motor Vehicle - No Insurance under the Compulsory Automobile Insurance Act.  The vehicle was towed and impounded for 7 days. 


Type: Suspended Driver   
Incident: 18-45018
Location: King George Road  
Incident:  On Tuesday November 13, 2018 just after 4:00 a.m. Community Patrol Officers were monitoring King George Road when they observed a vehicle traveling at a high rate of speed.  Officers stopped the vehicle and spoke to the male driver.  Investigation revealed that the drivers licence was currently under suspension.  A 27 year old Cambridge male is charged with Drive While Under Suspension and Speeding – 83 km/hr in a 50 km/hr Zone under the Highway Traffic Act.  He is further charged with Failing to Surrender Insurance Card under the Compulsory Automobile Insurance Act.    

Type: Suspended Driver     
Incident: 18-44934
Location: King George Road  
Incident: On Monday November 12, 2018 just after 4:30 p.m. Community Patrol Officers observed a vehicle travelling on King George Road.  Information was received that the vehicles validation was expired.  Officers stopped the vehicle and spoke to the male driver.  Investigation revealed that the driver licence was currently suspended.  A 41 year old Toronto male has been charged with Drive While Under Suspension and Drive Motor Vehicle no Currently Validated Permit under the Highway Traffic Act.

Type: Break and Enter   
Incident: 18-44877
Location: Scarfe Ave   
Incident: On Monday November 12, 2018 Brantford Police Service received a report of a Break and Enter to a residence on Scarfe Ave.  Sometime overnight unknown person(s) broke into the residence by forcing open the rear door.  Reported stolen were a number of tools. 

        

"Together we can build a Stronger and Safer Community”

Teaching Intelligent Choices to Kids

Nov 12, 2018

                                                        
Teaching Intelligent Choices to Kids
 For Immediate Release – November 12, 2018
Children’s Safety Village, the Brant County Health Unit and both local School Boards join Brantford Police Service to enhance delivery of the K.I.D.S. Program
Brantford, ON - The T.I.C.K. Board of Directors is proud to announce the commencement of a new program delivery model for the K.I.D.S. (Knowledgeable, Issues, Decisions, and Supports) Program starting on November 15, 2018 at the Children’s Safety Village.
The K.I.D.S. Program, a series of learning experiences supporting safe and healthy lifestyle choices and decision making, will be delivered by the Brantford Police Service with the assistance of personnel from the Brant County Health Unit.  The program content includes; Youth and the Law, Peer to Peer Relationships, Online and Social Media, Drug Awareness and Mental Health Awareness.
Students from all Grade 6 classes in the City of Brantford will be transported to the Children’s Safety Village for a day long learning opportunity. The transportation for each grade 6 class is being provided by T.I.C.K. Brantford Inc. 
A partnership agreement has been established between the Brantford Police Service and the Children’s Safety Village.  This will allow the Elementary School Resource Officer make use of the interactive learning facilities at the Safety Village for the focussed delivery of the K.I.D.S. program content.   Students will be engaged in multimedia presentations, discussions, and group work.  The student’s learning experience at the Children’s Safety Village will conclude with a fire safety review provided by the Brant Fire Department.
An additional partnership has been formalized between the T.I.C.K. Brantford Inc. Board of Directors and the Brant County Health Unit.  Public Health Nurses will be visiting Grade 6 classes prior to their day at the Children’s Safety Village to deliver the initial segment of the K.I.D.S. program, Peer to Peer Relationships.  Following instruction at the Children’s Safety Village led by the Elementary School Resource Officer, the Public Health Nurses will deliver the final unit of the program, Mental Health Awareness. The T.I.C.K. Board of Directors welcomes the knowledge and expertise that a partnership with the Brant County Health Unit brings to our endeavour.
"The K.I.D.S. Program is one of the most essential youth education programs provided by the Brantford Police Service, and our partnership with the Brant County Health Unit (BCHU) and Children’s Safety Village of Brant has made a great program even better.  Speaking with Grade 6 students on important topics (Youth and the Law, Online Social Media Awareness, Drug Awareness), our Elementary School Officer will now deliver K.I.D.S. at the Safety Village in an interactive and educational half-day experience for all students.  The program is further enhanced by having professional public health staff (BCHU) engage the youth in discussions on mental health and peer-to-peer relationships.  All partners in this collaboration share a common interest in providing students with safety education and effective strategies related to making good choices.” Geoff Nelson, Chief of Police Brantford Police Service
"It takes a community to raise a child and that’s the genius of our partnership with the KIDS program. This collaboration coordinates the delivery of fire safety education with our community partners at the Children’s Safety Village creating a fun and interactive learning environment”  Shane Caskanette, Fire Chief Brantford Fire Department
Dr. Jo Ann Tober, Executive Director of The Brant County Health Unit states that; "By supporting the partnership with other community agencies, we are able to contribute to students understanding of the health effects of drug use and impacts on mental health, and positive peer relationships. We want to recognize and thank the Branford Police for the opportunity to join with other agencies in this work.
"The T.I.C.K. board has been supporting the facilitation of the K.I.D.S. program, and before it the D.A.R.E. program, to educate and empower Grade 6 students in our community for 18 years. We are pleased and proud to announce an exciting new partnership with other community agencies that focus on child health, safety and wellbeing to further enhance and consolidate the K.I.D.S. program experience for students. Working in concert with the Brantford Police Services, Brant County Health Unit and Children’s Safety Village, the unique expertise and resources of all of our partners will contribute a revitalized and relevant K.I.D.S. learning experience for the children we serve.” Sue Reid, Chair and President T.I.C.K. Board of Directors
"The Children's Safety Village of Brant is proud to expand our ability to be a valuable
Community asset in the efforts to help keep our children safe. By partnering with the dedicated service providers involved in delivering the critically important K.I.D.S. program, as well as vital Fire Safety information, our specially designed, hands-on facility allows for the effective and cost efficient delivery of these services. We are excited to be a part of this collaboration that illustrates how we all can achieve our common goal of providing the best safety education possible for students while making the best use of our valuable resources. Safety Villages are built upon the premise so inspiringly stated by Benjamin Franklin, "Tell me and I’ll forget, teach me and I may remember, involve me and I learn."  Dr. Leo Vos, President Children’s Safety Village Board of Directors
 

To learn more about the K.I.D.S. program and other T.I.C.K. initiatives please visit our website at www.tickbrantford.ca

For more information regarding this press release please contact Sue Reid, President and Chair of the T.I.C.K. Board of Directors at info@tickbrantford.ca   

Crime Brief - November 12, 2018

Nov 12, 2018

Type:  Impaired - Alcohol
Incident: 18-44647
Location: King George Road   
Incident: On Saturday November 10, 2018 just after 1:00 p.m. Brantford Police Service received a 9-1-1 call about a possible impaired driver.  A vehicle had been seen driving on King George Road and had almost caused a motor vehicle collision and drove off.  Community Patrol Officers attended to the area where they located the vehicle and driver parked in a business parking lot on King George Road.  Officers spoke to the male driver who showed signs of impairment.  The male driver was arrested and transport to the Brantford Police Service where he was to provide samples of his breath as required by law.  The accused readings were twice the legal limit.  A 57 year old Brantford male is charged with Impaired Operation of Motor Vehicle and Operate Motor Vehicle – Over 80 under the Criminal Code.  The accused drivers licence was suspended for 90days and his vehicle was impounded for 7 days.       

Type: Impaired – Alcohol   
Incident: 18-44718
Location: Colborne Street  
Incident:  On Sunday November 11, 2018 just after 3:00 a.m. Community Patrol Officers observed a vehicle traveling at a high rate of speed on Colborne Street and observed as the vehicle failed to stop at the intersection of Colborne Street and Queen Street.  Officers stopped the vehicle and spoke to the male driver who showed signs of impairment.  The male driver was arrested and transport to the Brantford Police Service where he was to provide samples of his breath as required by law.  The accused readings were over the legal limit.  A 26 year old Brantford male is charged with Impaired Operation of Motor Vehicle and Operate Motor Vehicle – Over 80 under the Criminal Code.  The accused drivers licence was suspended for 90days and his vehicle was impounded for 7 days.        

Type: Impaired - Warning   
Incident: 18-44801
Location: Lynden Road  
Incident:  On Sunday November 11, 2018 just after 5:00 p.m. Brantford Police Service received a 9-1-1 call about a possible impaired drier.  A female driver was observed trying to park her vehicle in a business parking lot on Lynden Road.  While the driver was attempting to park she struck two other vehicles in the parking lot.  The driver reversed and again tried to park striking the vehicles a second time.  Community Patrol Officers attended to the area where they located the female driver and vehicle.  Upon speaking to the driver she showed signs of impairment and was issued a roadside breath demand.  The driver registered a warning on the roadside device.  An 80 year old Brantford woman was issued a 3 day licence suspension. 

Type: Assault With Weapon   
Incident: 18-43645
Location: Albion Street   
Incident: On Saturday November 3, 2018 just after 11:00 a.m. Brantford Police Service received a 9-1-1 call from a residence on Albion Street.  An unknown female had come out of a residence on Albion Street yelling for help.  Community Patrol Officers attended to the address where they located a female and male victim.  The female victim had gotten into an argument with another female at the residence.  The female suspect then pulled out a can of Bear Spray and sprayed the female victim in the face which also affected the male victim as he was in close proximity.   The suspect fled the area prior to police arrival.  Investigation revealed that the accused was currently bound by a court order with conditions.   A warrant was issued for the suspect’s arrest.  On November 12, 2018 just after 12:00 a.m. Community Patrol Officers were investigating a disturbance at a residence on Colborne Street East.  During the investigation Officers located and arrested the accused on the outstanding warrant without incident.  A 22 year old Brantford woman is charged with Assault With a Weapon x2, Administer Noxious Substance and Breach of Probation.  The accused was held for a bail hearing.     

Type: Drugs   
Incident: 18-44774
Location: Queen Street    
Incident:  On Sunday November 11, 2018 just after 12:00 p.m. Community Patrol Officers were on patrol when they observed a male who was known to have an outstanding warrant for his arrest.  Officers stopped and arrested the male on the outstanding warrant without incident.  While dealing with the accused he was found to be in possession of over 4 grams suspected crystal methamphetamine and heroin (street value $650.00).  A 42 year old Brantford male was arrested on the outstanding warrant and has been charged with Possession of a Controlled Substance x2 under the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act. 

"Together we can build a Stronger and Safer Community”

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