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Crime Brief - August 29, 2018

Aug 29, 2018

Type: Disturbance  
Incident: 18-33627
Location: West Street
Incident: On Tuesday August 28, 2018 just after 11:30 a.m. Brantford Police Service received a call about a suspicious male who was causing a disturbance outside a business on West Street.  Staff from the business had spoken to the male in an attempt to calm him, when they were threatened by the male.  Community Patrol Officers attended and located the male who was arrested without incident.  Information received was the accused was currently bound by a court order.  A 36 year old Brantford male is charged with Uttering Threats to Cause Death or Bodily Harm and Breach of Probation x2.  The accused was held for a bail hearing.              

Type: Assault 
Incident: 18-33690
Location: Sheridan Street
Incident: On Tuesday August 28, 2018 just before 7:00 p.m. Brantford Police Service responded to a report of an assault at a residence on Sheridan Street.  Two of the residents at the address had gotten into a verbal argument when the accused threatened to physically harm the victim.  As the victim started to walk away the accused punched her from behind.  The accused and the victim were separated by other people in the area.  Community Patrol Officers attended to the residence where the accused was arrested without incident.  A 58 year old Brantford woman is charged with Assault and Utter Threats to Cause Death or Bodily Harm.  The accused was held for a bail hearing. 
 
Type: Theft of Motor Vehicle 
Incident: 18-33589
Location: West Street
Incident: On Tuesday August 28, 2018 just after 6:00 a.m. Brantford Police Service received a 9-1-1 call reporting the theft of a motor vehicle.  The victim had attended to a business on West Street and left the key fob inside the vehicle while he ran inside.  While inside the store the victim observed his vehicle pull away from the parking lot, strike another vehicle and drive away.   Community Patrol Officers responded to and searched the area for the vehicle.   Officers received information of a suspicious vehicle in the area of Westmount Blvd which matched the description of the stolen vehicle.  Officer?s attended to the area where they located a male sitting in the driver?s seat of the stolen vehicle.  The accused was arrested without incident.  While dealing with the accused he was found to be in possession of 16.3 grams of marihuana (value $240).  A 23 year old Brantford male is charged with Theft of Motor Vehicle, Possession of Stolen Property over $5000, Fail to Remain at Scene of Accident and Mischief Under $5000 under the Criminal Code.  He is also charged with Possession of a Controlled Substance (marihuana) under the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act.  The accused was held for a bail hearing. 

Type: Assault  
Incident: 18-33725
Location: Colborne Street and Rawdon Street
Incident:   On Tuesday August 28, 2018 just after 11:00 p.m. Brantford Police Service received a 9-1-1 call about a disturbance between two males in the area of Colborne Street and Rawdon Street.  The two male had gotten into a verbal argument where the one male threatened to physically harm the other.  The second male left the area but returned with a baseball bat and began to assault the first male.  Community Patrol Officers attended to the area where they located both males who were arrested without incident.  Information was received that accused #1 was currently bound by a court order with conditions.  He received non-life threatening injures as a result of the incident.  Accused #1, a 36 year old Brantford male is charged with Utter Threats to Cause Death or Bodily Harm and Breach of Undertaking.  Accused #2, a 43 year old Brantford male is charged with Assault with a Weapon and Assault Cause Bodily Harm.            


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Crime Brief - August 28, 2018

Aug 28, 2018

Type: Disturbance  
Incident: 18-33540
Location: Peel Street and Dalhousie Street
Incident: On Monday August 28, 2018 just after 8:00 p.m. Brantford Police Service received a 9-1-1 call about a fight between two unknown males in the area of Peel Street and Dalhousie Street.  Community Patrol Officers attended to the area where they located several people leaving the area.  Investigation revealed that two males had been involved in verbal argument but no assault had taken place.  Information was received that one of the males involved was currently wanted on an outstanding warrant for his arrest.  A 31 year old Brantford male was arrested without incident on the outstanding warrant.           

Type: Impaired Driving 
Incident: 18-33381
Location: Darling Street
Incident: On Sunday August 26, 2018 just before 8:30 p.m. Brantford Police Service received a 9-1-1 call about a motor vehicle collision in a parking lot of a complex on Darling Street.  An unknown male had been driving a pickup truck at a high rate of speed before losing control and colliding with a parked vehicle in the parking lot.  The driver was then observed leaving the area. Community Patrol Officers attended to the scene where they located the driver a short distance away.  Upon speaking to the driver he showed signs of intoxication and was arrested.  The accused was transported to the Brantford Police Service where he was to provide two samples of his breath as required by law.  The accused samples 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.  The vehicle was impounded for 7 days and the accused licence was suspended for 90 days.   
 
Type: Theft of Motor Vehicle 
Incident: 18-33332
Location: Clarence Street
Incident: On Sunday August 26, 2018 just after 1:30 p.m. Brantford Police Service received a 9-1-1 call reporting the theft of a motor vehicle.  The victim had attended to a business on Clarence Street and left the vehicle running while he ran inside.  When the victim returned his vehicle had been stolen.  Community Patrol Officers responded to and searched the area for the vehicle.  Investigation revealed that an unknown male had gotten into the vehicle was the victim was inside and drove away.   On Monday August 27, 2018 just after 3:30 p.m. Brantford Police Service was contacted by the Halton Regional Police Service who had located the vehicle with a male driver.  The driver matched the description of the male that had stolen the vehicle from the business on Clarence Street.  The male was arrested without incident and transported back to Brantford Police Service.  A 23 year old Brantford male has been charged with Theft of Motor Vehicle under the Criminal Code.  

 


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Crime Brief - August 27, 2018

Aug 27, 2018

Type: Break and Enter ? Residential  
Incident: 18-33343
Location: Mohawk Street
Incident: On Sunday August 26, 2018 just after 3:00 p.m. Brantford Police Service received a report of a Break and Enter to a residence on Mohawk Street.  An unknown male was seen inside the residence and upon leaving began to cause a disturbance in the area.  Community Patrol Officers attended and located the male.  Investigation revealed that the residence had been broken into and the rear door had been forced open.  Information received was that the male was currently bound by a court order with conditions.  A 40 year old Brantford male has been charged with Break, Enter and Commit and Breach of Probation x2.  The accused was held for a bail hearing.    

Type: Break and Enter ? Residential 
Incident: 18-33369
Location: Melborne Court
Incident: On Sunday August 26, 2018 Brantford Police Service received a report of a Break and Enter to a residence on Melborne Court.  Sometime overnight unknown person(s) broke into the residence by forcing open the rear door.  Reported stolen was jewelry.
 
Type: Theft ? from Motor Vehicle 
Incident: 18-33279
Location: Oak Street
Incident: On Sunday August 26, 2018 Brantford Police Service received a report of a theft from a motor vehicle on Oak Street.  Sometime overnight unknown person(s) smashed the passenger side window to a vehicle parked on Oak Street.  Reported stolen was various documents and money.   

Type: Theft ? Shoplifting
Incident: 18-33217
Location: Clarence Street
Incident: On Saturday August 25, 2018 just after 7:00 p.m. Brantford Police Service received a report of a theft from a business on Clarence Street.  An unknown male was observed by staff gathering items and concealing them on his person.  The accused went to the cashier where he paid for one item but made no attempts to pay for the other concealed items.  When the accused was confronted by staff he left the area on foot.  Community Patrol Officers located and arrested the male a short distance away.  Investigation revealed that the accused was bound by a court order with conditions.  A 23 year old Brant County male is charged with Theft Under $5000 and Breach of Probation. 


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Five People Are Facing Firearm And Drug Related Charges

Aug 24, 2018

Incident #18-32694

August 23, 2018

Brantford Police Service has charged four males and one female with numerous firearm and drug related charges after an investigation on Hardy Road.  

On August 21, 2018 just after 1:00 a.m. the Brantford Police Service entered into an investigation at a residence on Hardy Road.  During the investigation Community Patrol Officers observed firearms, ammunition and various forms of controlled substances inside the residence.  On Wednesday August 22, 2018 the BPS ? Street Crime Unit executed a Search Warrant at the residence.   Located within the residence was:
? Smith and Wesson .357 Magnum handgun  (reported stolen)
? Colt 1908  handgun
? Sawed off Ruger 10/22 rifle (reported stolen)
? Two Orion 12 gauge flare guns, modified to fire .22 cal. Ammunition
? Dan Wesson .177 cal. Revolver style BB gun
? 143.94 grams of cocaine (schedule I) with a street value of $14.355.00
? 8.91 grams of marijuana (schedule II) with a street value of $22.00
? Thirty Four cultivated marihuana plants in various stages of growth (schedule II) with a street value of $ 34,000.
? Approximately $5000.00 Canadian Currency 
? electronic scales, currency counter, coin counter and a large quantity of packaging material

The estimated street value of drugs seized within the Hardy Road property was worth over $48.000.00.

As a result of the investigation, four males and one female have been arrested and charged.
 
Craig Allen BJERKSETH, 23 years old from Brantford

? Careless storage of a firearm, section 86(1) of the Criminal Code x5
? Possession of Weapon for Dangerous Purpose, section 88(1) of the Criminal Code x5
? Unauthorized Possession of a firearm, section 91(1) of the Criminal Code x5
? Knowledge of Unauthorized Possession of a Firearm, section 92(1) of the Criminal Code x5
? Possession of Restricted firearm with ammunition, section 95(1) of the Criminal Code
? Possession of Prohibited Firearm with Ammunition, section 95(1) of the Criminal Code x2
? Possession of a Weapon Obtained by Commission of an Offence, section 96(1) of the Criminal Code x2
?  Possession of stolen property under $5000,  section 355 (b) of the Criminal Code x2
?  Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking (marihuana), section 5(2) of the Controlled Drugs & Substances Act
? Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking (cocaine), section 5(2) of the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act
? Unlawfully produce substance (marihuana), contrary to section 7(1) of the Controlled Drugs & Substances Act.

Tyler Brandon CAMERON, 25 year old from Brantford

? Careless storage of a firearm, section 86(1) of the Criminal Code x5
? Possession of Weapon for Dangerous Purpose, section 88(1) of the Criminal Code x5
? Unauthorized Possession of a firearm, section 91(1) of the Criminal Code x5
? Knowledge of Unauthorized Possession of a Firearm, section 92(1) of the Criminal Code x5
? Possession of Restricted firearm with ammunition, section 95(1) of the Criminal Code
? Possession of Prohibited Firearm with Ammunition, section 95(1) of the Criminal Code x2
? Possession of a Weapon Obtained by Commission of an Offence, section 96(1) of the Criminal Code x2
?  Possession of stolen property under $5000,  section 355 (b) of the Criminal Code x2
?  Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking (marihuana), section 5(2) of the  Controlled Drugs & Substances Act
? Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking (cocaine), section 5(2) of the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act
? Unlawfully produce substance (marihuana), contrary to section 7(1) of the Controlled Drugs & Substances Act.
? Breach of Probation 733.1 CCC

Derek Thomas CONWAY, 31 years old from Brantford

? Careless storage of a firearm, section 86(1) of the Criminal Code x5
? Possession of Weapon for Dangerous Purpose, section 88(1) of the Criminal Code x5
? Unauthorized Possession of a firearm, section 91(1) of the Criminal Code x5
? Knowledge of Unauthorized Possession of a Firearm, section 92(1) of the Criminal Code x5
? Possession of Restricted firearm with ammunition, section 95(1) of the Criminal Code
? Possession of Prohibited Firearm with Ammunition, section 95(1) of the Criminal Code x2
? Possession of a Weapon Obtained by Commission of an Offence, section 96(1) of the Criminal Code x2
?  Possession of stolen property under $5000,  section 355 (b) of the Criminal Code x2
?  Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking (marihuana),  section 5(2) of the Controlled Drugs & Substances Act
? Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking (cocaine), section 5(2) of the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act
? Unlawfully produce substance (marihuana), contrary to section 7(1) of the Controlled Drugs & Substances Act.

Joseph Chauncey WILLIAMS, 26 year old from Ohsweken

? Careless storage of a firearm, section 86(1) of the Criminal Code x5
? Possession of Weapon for Dangerous Purpose, section 88(1) of the Criminal Code x5
? Unauthorized Possession of a firearm, section 91(1) of the Criminal Code x5
? Knowledge of Unauthorized Possession of a Firearm, section 92(1) of the Criminal Code x5
? Possession of Restricted firearm with ammunition, section 95(1) of the Criminal Code
? Possession of Prohibited Firearm with Ammunition, section 95(1) of the Criminal Code x2
? Possession of a Weapon Obtained by Commission of an Offence, section 96(1) of the Criminal Code x2
?  Possession of stolen property under $5000,  section 355 (b) of the Criminal Code x2
?  Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking (marihuana),  section 5(2) of the Controlled Drugs & Substances Act
? Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking (cocaine), section 5(2) of the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act
? Unlawfully produce substance (marihuana), section 7(1) of the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act.
? Breach of Undertaking 145(3) CC, section 145(3) Criminal Code

Orenda Love POWLESS, 20 years old from Brantford

? Careless storage of a firearm, section 86(1) of the Criminal Code x5
? Possession of Weapon for Dangerous Purpose, section 88(1) of the Criminal Code x5
? Unauthorized Possession of a firearm, section 91(1) of the Criminal Code x5
? Knowledge of Unauthorized Possession of a Firearm, section 92(1) of the Criminal Code x5
? Possession of Restricted firearm with ammunition, section 95(1) of the Criminal Code
? Possession of Prohibited Firearm with Ammunition, section 95(1) of the Criminal Code x2
? Possession of a Weapon Obtained by Commission of an Offence, section 96(1) of the Criminal Code x2
?  Possession of stolen property under $5000,  section 355 (b) of the Criminal Code x2
?  Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking (marihuana),  section 5(2) of the Controlled Drugs & Substances Act
? Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking (cocaine), section 5(2) of the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act
? Unlawfully produce substance (marihuana), section 7(1) of the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act.


**items depicted in the picture are only a sample of the items that were seized**

All five accused were held in custody pending a bail hearing. 

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Brantford Police Service at 519-756-0113 or Tipsters who wish to remain anonymous are asked to contact Brant- Brantford Crime Stoppers at 519-750-8477 or 1-800-222-8477.


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Crime Brief - August 24, 2018

Aug 24, 2018

Type: Disturbance  
Incident: 18-32965
Location: Stanley St and Grey St
Incident: On Friday August 24th, 2018 just after 2:30 a.m. Brantford Police Service received a 9-1-1 call about a disturbance in the area of Stanley Street and Grey Street.  Further information had been received that two males had been fighting, the victim had fallen and hit his head and was unconscious.    Community Patrol Officers attended to the area where they located the victim who appeared to be suffering from a head injury.  Emergency Medical Services attended to the scene and the 19 year old male victim was transported to hospital.  The accused was located and arrested without incident a short distance away.  As a result of the investigation, a 46 year old Brantford male has been charged with Aggravated Assault under the Criminal Code.  The accused was held for a bail hearing. 

 Anyone with information is asked to contact Sgt. Gary Swift at the Brantford Police Service at 519-756-0113 ext. 2274 or Tipsters who wish to remain anonymous are asked to contact Brant- Brantford Crime Stoppers at 519-750-8477 or 1-800-222-8477.

Type:  Impaired  
Incident: 18-32905
Location: Wayne Gretzky Parkway
Incident: On Thursday August 23, 2018 just after 5:50 p.m. Brantford police Service received a report of a motor vehicle collision that occurred on Fairview Drive.  A male driver had rear ended the vehicle in front of him and fled the scene.  Shortly after police received a report of a second motor vehicle collision on Wayne Gretzky Parkway involving the same vehicle.  The driver had again rear ended another vehicle.  Community Patrol Officers attended to the scene and upon speaking to the driver officers observed signs of impairment.  The driver was arrested and transported to the Brantford Police Service.  A field sobriety test was performed and it was determined that the driver was impaired by drug.  A 28 year old North York male is charged with Impaired Operation of Motor Vehicle and Fail to Remain at Scene of an Accident.  The accused licence was suspended for 90 days and his vehicle was impounded for 7 days.   
           
Type: Break and Enter ? Residential 
Incident: 18-32889
Location: Palace Street
Incident: On Thursday August 23, 2018 Brantford Police Service received a report of a Break and Enter to a residence on Palace Street.  Sometime during the day unknown person(s) broke into the residence by breaking a window. Reported stolen was a TV.  

Type: Break and Enter ? Residential 
Incident: 18-00594
Location: Pippin Drive
Incident: On Thursday August 23, 2018 Brantford Police Service received a report of a Break and Enter to a residence on Pippin Drive.  Sometime overnight unknown person(s) broke into the garage. Reported stolen was a bicycle.
 
Type: Break and Enter ? Residential 
Incident: 18-32832
Location: Fair Ave
Incident: On Thursday August 23, 2018 Brantford Police Service received a report of a Break and Enter to a residence on Fair Ave.  Sometime overnight unknown person(s) broke into the residence through a side bedroom window.  Reported stolen was a number of hand and power tools.

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Crime Brief - August 23, 2018

Aug 23, 2018

Type: Disturbance 
Incident: 18-32728
Location: Colborne Street East
Incident: On Wednesday August 22, 2018 just after 1:00 p.m. Brantford Police Service received a 9-1-1 call about a disturbance in a parking lot on Colborne Street East.  An unknown female was seen yelling and screaming and chasing people around with a knife.  Community Patrol Officers attended to the area where they located several people who witnessed and confirmed the information and further advised that the female had damaged a vehicle parked in the lot.  Officers searched the area where they were able to locate the accused a short distance away.  The accused was arrested without incident.   During the arrest the accused provided Officers with false information regarding her identity and was found to be in possession of 28.73 grams of suspected cocaine (value $2873.00).  Further investigation revealed that the accused was bound by court orders with conditions that she was contravening.  A 19 year old Brantford woman is charged with Possession of Weapons for Dangerous Purpose, Mischief Under $5,000, Obstruct Police, Personation, Breach of Probation and Breach of Recognizance under the Criminal Code.  She is further charged with Failure to Comply with Disposition under the Youth Criminal Justice Act and Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking (cocaine) under the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act.  The accused was held for a bail hearing.  
           
Type: Theft Under $5000
Incident: 18-32408
Location: Icomm Drive
Incident: On Monday, August 20, 2018 Brantford Police Service received a report of a stolen BMX bicycle from a business on Icomm Drive.  The victim had ridden his bike to work and locked it outside the business.  When the victim left he noticed that his lock had been cut and his bicycle had been stolen.  The victim later observed an ad that had been placed by an unknown person trying to sell his bike.  Community Patrol Officers through investigation were able to positively identify the accused.  On Thursday August 23, 2018 Officers observed the accused in the area of Colborne Street and Park Ave.  When the accused observed police he fled on foot.  After a short foot pursuit the accused was arrested without incident.  Information was received that the accused was currently also wanted on two outstanding warrants for his arrest.  A 27 year old Brantford male is charged with Theft Under $5000.00, Possession of Stolen Property Under $5000.00 and Fraud under $5000.00.  The accused was held for a bail hearing.  

                    
 
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Crime Brief - August 22, 2018

Aug 22, 2018

Type: Disturbance 
Incident: 18-32671
Location: King George Road
Incident: On Wednesday August 22, 2018 just after 1:00 a.m. Brantford Police Service received a 9-1-1 call about a disturbance in a parking lot on King George Road.  A male and female had been seen arguing and vehicles were being smashed in the parking lot.  Community Patrol Officers attended to the area where they located the male victim.  Investigation revealed that he had gotten into a verbal argument with the accused; she became upset and drove her vehicle at him where he had to jump out of the way to avoid being hit.  In the process the accused used her vehicle to hit the victim?s vehicle.  The accused drove her vehicle a second time at the victim striking him and knocking him down.  The accused then drove her vehicle into the victim?s vehicle two more times causing damage to his vehicle along with another vehicle parked beside it.  The accused then left the area.  Officers were able to locate the accused and her vehicle where she was arrested without incident.  The victim received non-life threatening injuries as a result on the incident.  A 43 year old Waterloo woman is charged with Dangerous Operation of Motor Vehicle,     Mischief Over $5,000, Mischief Under $5,000, Assault with a Weapon and Fail to stop at accident.  The accused was held for a bail hearing.
           
Type: Suspicious Person
Incident: 18-32677
Location: Chatham Street
Incident: On Wednesday August 22, 2018 just after 2:00 a.m. Community Patrol Officers observed a suspicious male riding a bicycle in the area of Chatham Street.  Officers stopped and spoke to the male. Investigation revealed that the male provided false name information and was bound by a court order with conditions that he was currently contravening.  The accused was arrested without incident.  During the arrest the accused was found to be in possession of suspected Crystal Methamphetamine (0.30 grams ? value $50).  A 33 year old Brantford male is charged with Obstruct Police Officer, Breach of Probation, and Breach of Recognizance under the Criminal Code.  He is further charged with Possession of a Controlled Substance (Crystal Methamphetamine) under the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act.  The accused was held for a bail hearing.     

Type: Theft Under
Incident: 18-32576
Location: Colborne Street
Incident: On Tuesday August 21, 2018 Brantford Police Service received a report of a stolen bicycle that was observed by the owner.  The owner had seen a male with his stolen bicycle on Colborne Street.  Community Patrol Officers attended to the area where the located the male and the bicycle.  Investigation confirmed that the bicycle had been previously been reported stolen and that the accused was currently bound by a court order with conditions.  A 23 year old Brantford male is charged with Possession of Stolen Property Under $5000 and Breach of Probation.                        

                    
 
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Crime Brief - August 21, 2018

Aug 21, 2018

Type:  Break and Enter ? Residential 
Incident: 18-32501
Location: Allenby Ave
Incident: On Monday August 20, 2018 Brantford Police Service received a report about a Break and Enter to a residence on Allenby Ave.  Sometime during the day unknown person(s) entered the residence through a rear bedroom window.   Reported taken was a TV.         

Type: Break and Enter - Residential
Incident: 18-32467
Location: Elliott Ave
Incident: On Monday August 20, 2018 Brantford Police Service received a report of a Break and Enter to a residence on Elliott Ave.  Sometime overnight unknown person(s) broke into the rear shed of the residence by cutting the lock.  Reported taken was various types of tools. 

Type: Break and Enter - Residential 
Incident: 18-32418
Location: Gilkison Street
Incident: On Monday August 20, 2018 Brantford Police Service received a report about a Break and Enter to a residence on Gilkison Street.  Sometime overnight unknown person(s) entered the rear yard and broke into the shed.  Reported taken were a number of bicycles, scooters and power tools.                 

 Type: Break and Enter - Residential 
Incident: 18-32418
Location: Balfour Street
Incident: On Monday August 20, 2018 Brantford Police Service received a report about a Break and Enter to a residence on Balfour Street.  Sometime overnight unknown person(s) entered the rear yard and broke into the shed by cutting the lock.  Reported taken was a snow blower and food.                 
 
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Crime Brief - August 20, 2018

Aug 20, 2018

Type: Impaired Driver 
Incident: 18-32225
Location: Westchester Way
Incident:  On Saturday August 18, 2018 just before 6:00 p.m. Brantford Police Service received a complaint about a possible impaired driver in the area of Westchester Way.  Community Patrol Officers located the vehicle and performed a traffic stop.  As the vehicle was attempting to stop, it parked partially in a driveway and on the front lawn of a residence.  Officers spoke to the male driver who showed signs of intoxication.  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 readings were over the legal limit.  A 66 year old Brantford Male is charged with Impaired Operation of Motor Vehicle and Operate Motor Vehicle Over 80.  The accused licence was suspended for 90 days and his vehicle was impounded for 7 days.         

Type: Impaired Driving
Incident: 18-32242
Location: Lynden Road
Incident: On Saturday August 18, 2018 just after 9:00 p.m. Brantford Police Service received a call about a motor vehicle collision in a parking lot on Lynden Road.  Further information received was that the one driver involved maybe impaired.  Community Patrol Officers attended to the Collison where they spoke to the male driver who showed signs of intoxication.  The accused was read a demand to provide a sample into an approved roadside screening device.  The accused failed the roadside device and was arrested.  The accused was transported to the Brantford Police Service where he was to provide two samples of his breath as required by law.  The accused samples were over two times the legal limit.  A 67 year old Simcoe male is charged with Operate Motor Vehicle Over 80.  The accused licence was suspended for 90 days and his vehicle was impounded for 7 days.     

Type: Disturbance
Incident: 18-32284
Location: Market Street
Incident: On Sunday August 19, 2018 just before 3:00 a.m. Brantford Police Service received a call about a disturbance at a business on Market Street.  An unknown male had come into the business and started to cause a disturbance for the staff and customers.  During the disturbance the male tried to get behind the counter and fight the staff, threatening to kill them.  The staff with assistance from patrons were able to escort the male out of the business while he continued to try an engage them in a physical confrontation.  Community Patrol Officers attended, located and arrested the male without incident.  A 26 year old Brantford male is charged with Uttering Threats to Cause Bodily Harm or Death and Cause a Disturbance by Fighting.

Type: Disturbance
Incident: 18-32249
Location: Queen Street
Incident: On Saturday August 18, 2018 just after 10:30 p.m. Brantford Police Service received a 9-1-1 call regarding an unknown male yelling, screaming and causing a disturbance in the middle of the street.  The male was seen swinging around an unknown object.  Community Patrol Officers attended to the area where they located the male. While attempting to speak to the male he became aggressive towards the officers at the scene, threatening them and threw the object striking one of the officers.  The accused then fled on foot.  After a short foot pursuit the accused was arrested.  While dealing with the male after his arrest he continued to be aggressive towards police attempting to spit on them a number of times.  Information was received that the accused was currently on a court order with conditions.  A 34 year old Brantford male is charged with Assault with a Weapon, Possess Weapons Dangerous, Utter Threats to Cause Death or Bodily Harm, Assaulting a Peace Officer x2 and Breach of Probation.  The accused was held for a bail hearing. 

Type: Disturbance
Incident: 18-32233
Location: Colborne Street
Incident: On Saturday August 18, 2018 just before 7:30 p.m. Brantford Police Service received a 9-1-1 call from a business on Colborne Street.  An unknown female had attended into the store where she tried to steal items.  When confronted by staff she then began to yell and scream at the employees and other patrons inside.  The female was asked to leave but refused and became more belligerent, yelling and swearing.  The accused grabbed one of the employees and punched them in the head and threatened to shot them and burn down the business.  Community Patrol Officers attended and arrested the accused without incident.  A 25 year old Hagersville woman is charged with Assault, Utter Threats to Cause Death or Bodily Harm, Utter Threats to Destroy or Damage Property and Cause a Disturbance by Yelling.  The accused was held for a bail hearing.        

 Type: Theft and Fraud
Incident: 18-31995
Location: North Park Street
Incident: On Friday August 17, 2018 Brantford Police Service received a report of a theft from a motor vehicle.  The victim had parked her vehicle at a business on North park Street.  The vehicle was broken into and a number of items were taken, including the victims credit card.  The suspect left the area but used the stolen credit card a short time later to make two separate purchases.  The suspect was seen on surveillance video driving a vehicle to the store, getting out and attending into the store where he purchased items.  Investigation revealed that the vehicle the accused was operating was a stolen motor vehicle that had been previously reported stolen to the O.P.P.  Officers were able to positively identify the accused by the surveillance video.  On Sunday August 19, 2018 just after 5:00 p.m. Officers observed the stolen vehicle on Alfred Street.  The accused was seen in the area and went into a residence on Alfred Street.  During the investigation officers were able to enter into the residence.  With the assistance of the BPS K9 unit the accused was located hiding in the attic.  The accused was arrested without incident.  Information was received that the accused was currently wanted on several outstanding warrants for his arrest in Brantford and on other jurisdictions and is currently bound by a court order with conditions.  The accused is also a suspended and disqualified driver.  A 29 year old Ohsweken male is charged with Possession of Stolen Property Over $5000,  Possession of Stolen Property Under $5000, Drive Motor Vehicle While Disqualified, Possession of Stolen Credit Card, Fraud Under $5000 x2 and Breach of Probation under the Criminal Code.  The accused is also charged with Suspended Driver x2 under the Highway Traffic Act.  The accused was further arrested on the outstanding warrants.  The accused was held for a bail hearing.  
 
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Crime Brief - August 17, 2018

Aug 17, 2018

Type: Shoplifting ? Commercial
Incident: 18-31930
Location: Colborne Street
Incident: On Thursday August 16, 2018 just after 6:00 p.m. Brantford Police Service received a call from a business on Colborne Street regarding two unknown males who were seen shoplifting.  Both accused had entered into the business together.  While in the store accused #1 was seen concealing items on his person and left the store without making any attempts to pay.  He got into a vehicle parked in the parking lot and waited for accused #2.  Accused #2 was then seen by employee?s concealing items while in the store.  Community Patrol Officers attended to the business where they located Accused #1 waiting in the vehicle and Accused #2 still inside the store.  During the investigation both accused males were found with items concealed on them that had been taken from the business.  Further investigation revealed that the accused were also in possession of items taken from another business in the same plaza as well as personal identification that did not belong to that that had been previously been reported stolen.  Information was received that Accused #1 was currently wanted on an outstanding warrant from another jurisdiction.  Accused #2 was also found to be in possession of suspected heroin and crystal methamphetamine, and was currently bound by a court order with conditions.  Both accused were arrested without incident.  Accused #1, Harjeet Singh Basi a 28 year old Brampton male is charged with Theft Under $5000 x2, Possession of Stolen Property Under $5000 x4 and Possession of an Identity Document x2.  Accused #2 Gurjeet Singh Mann a 37 year old Brantford male is charged with Theft Under $5000 x2 and Breach of Recognizance under the Criminal Code.  He is further charged with Possession of a Controlled Substance x 3 under the Controlled Drug and Substances Act.  Both accused were held for a bail hearing.       

Type: Robbery 
Incident: 18-31947
Location: Alfred Street
Incident: On Thursday August 16, 2018 just after 11:30 p.m. Brantford Police Service received a 9-1-1 call about a disturbance between 3 males in the area of East Ave and Alfred Street.  Further information received was that the accused had confronted two males and tried to steal the one victim?s bike.  When the victim refused to turn over his bicycle the accused assaulted the victim and punched him several times before getting up and taking the bike.  The victim and his friend tried to stop the male when he started to flee the scene.  A neighbour who had observed the altercation, tried to stop the male from leaving the area when she was also assaulted by the accused.  Community Patrol Officers attended to the area where they located the accused a short distance away.  The accused was arrested after a brief struggle with officers.  The victim?s received non-life threatening injuries as a result of the incident.  Investigation revealed that the accused is currently bound by a court order with conditions.  Sherman Allan Henry a 29 year old Brantford male is charged with Robbery, Assault x2, Mischief to Property Under $5000 and Breach of Recognizance.  The accused was held for a bail hearing. 

Type: Mischief and Weapons Dangerous
Incident: 18-31948
Location: Erie Ave
Incident: On Thursday August 16, 2018 just after 11:30 p.m. Brantford Police Service received a call about a suspicious male who was seen with an airsoft rifle walking down the street after he had smashed the windows to a business.  The accused was seen using the actual rifle to smash out a window and then fled on foot.  Community Patrol Officers attended to the area where they were able to locate the suspect.  Investigation revealed that the accused is currently bound by court order with conditions.  A 16 year old Brantford male is charged with Mischief Under $5000, Possess Weapon for Dangerous Purpose, Breach of Probation and Breach of Undertaking.  The accused was held for a bail hearing.    

 
 
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