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CRIME BRIEF: August 12, 2021 - News

CRIME BRIEF: August 12, 2021 - News

CRIME BRIEF: August 12, 2021 - News

CRIME BRIEF: August 12, 2021

Aug 12, 2021

Type:                Theft
Incident:        21-29559
Location:       King George Road and Powerline Road

On Tuesday, August 3, 2021 at approximately 4:53 p.m., officers with the Brantford Police Service attended a call for service at a retail store located at Powerline Road and King George Road in regards to shoplifting theft. 
The accused female allegedly took three full bags of various merchandise including cosmetics and clothing, leaving the store without making an attempt to provide payment. The accused was stopped by store security. The value of the items recovered was approximately $624.
As a result, a 25-year-old female of Brantford, stands charged with:
  • One count of Theft Under $5000 contrary to the Criminal Code 

Type:               Drugs
Incident:        21-29876
Location:       Diana Avenue

On Friday, August 6, 2021, at approximately 7:38 a.m., officers with the Brantford Police Service were dispatched to attend a report of a driver passed out inside his motor vehicle at a location on Diana Avenue.
Police located a male who was passed out in the driver's seat of the motor vehicle. Officers observed drug paraphernalia and suspected fentanyl in clear view.
The accused male performed and passed the Drug Evaluation Test.
Approximately .03 grams of suspected fentanyl was seized and sent to Health Canada for testing. 
Subsequently, a 42-year-old male of Brantford was charged with Possession of a Controlled Substance under the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act.


Type:                Impaired- Alcohol
Incident:        21-30000
Location:       Helen Avenue / Buffalo Street
On Friday August 6, 2021, at approximately 10:06 p.m., officers with the Brantford Police Service were dispatched to attend a call regarding a disturbance occurring in the parking lot of an apartment building located on Helen Avenue.
Officers received information that a male who had been drinking left the scene, driving his motor vehicle. The male was reported to be travelling to a residence located on Buffalo Street.
At approximately 10:37 p.m., officers attended the location on Buffalo Street, and observed the suspect male within the described vehicle.
In speaking with the male driver, who was the sole occupant of the vehicle, officers observed signs of intoxication. An approved screening roadside demand was issued, which the driver failed.
The accused male was arrested on reasonable and probable grounds for the offence of Impaired Operation of a Vehicle and 80 Plus and was transported to provide samples of his breath as required by law. Both samples provided were in excess of the legal limit. 
As a result, a 33-year-old male of Brantford, stands charged with the following Criminal Code violations: 
  • Operation while Impaired 
  • 80 Plus 

Additionally, a licence suspension was issued and the vehicle impounded as per law.

Type:               Impaired- Drug
Incident:        21-30373
Location:       Colborne Street West

On Monday, August 9, 2021 at approximately 12:35 p.m., a concerned citizen contacted the Brantford Police Service to advise of a possible impaired driver.
A male driver was observed operating a motor vehicle in a dangerous manner in the area of Clarence Street and Icomm Drive. The male travelled to a parking lot located on Colborne Street West.
Officers attended, locating the accused male and the vehicle. In speaking with accused, officers observed signs of impairment and the accused was consequently arrested for Impaired Operation.
A search incident to arrest located several prescription pills believed to be Percocet and Hydromorphone. The pills did not have a prescription or bottle associated to them.
Investigation revealed the accused was a G1 level licenced driver, who was not accompanied by a fully licenced driver. Additionally, the plates attached to the vehicle were not authorized for said vehicle. 
As a result, a 39-year-old male of Brantford, stands charged with the following: 
  • Impaired Operation contrary to the Criminal Code
  • Possession of Substance contrary to the Controlled Drugs and Substance Act x2 
  • Class G1 License holder unoccupied by licensed driver contrary to the Highway Traffic Act 
  • Use Plates not Authorized for Vehicle contrary to the Highway Traffic Act 

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