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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.                                
      
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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.
 
 

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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.   
      

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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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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.        

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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.
 

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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.
 

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