Type: Impaired - Alcohol
Location: Lynden Road
Incident: On Thursday May 16, 2019 at approximately 8:10 p.m. Community Patrol Officers located a vehicle parked and running in a business parking lot on Lynden Road. The vehicles driver side door was open and two males were observed in the vehicle. Officers spoke to the occupants when they observed two open cans of beer in the centre console of the vehicle. While dealing with the male driver Officers observed signs of impairment. 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 two times the legal limit. A 32 year old Welland male has been charged with Operation While Impaired – Alcohol and 80 Plus under the Criminal Code. His licence was suspended for 90 days and his vehicle was impounded for 7 days.
Type: Break and Enter
Location: Dalhousie Street
Incident: On Wednesday May 15, 2019 just after 11:30 a.m. Brantford Police Service received a 9-1-1 call about a Break and Enter on Dalhousie Street. An unknown male had been seen crawling into a vacant residence through a basement window. Community Patrol Officers attended to the residence where they located the suspect male. The male was found to be in possession of a crowbar and bolt cutters along with various pieces of scrap metal. A 46 year old Brantford male has been charged with Break and Enter and Possession of Break-in Instruments under the Criminal Code.
Type: Impaired - Refusal
Location: Wayne Gretzky parkway
Incident: On Wednesday May 15, 2019 just after 1:30 a.m. Brantford Police Service responded to a 9-1-1 call on Wayne Gretzky Parkway regarding a possible impaired driver. The driver had been travelling on Wayne Gretzky Parkway when he ran a red light and almost struck another vehicle. The driver stopped, got out of his vehicle and was stumbling around before getting back inside and trying to drive away. Community Patrol Officers attended to the area where they located the vehicle and the driver. Officers when speaking to the male driver observed signs of impairment. 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 a result of the investigation a 39 year old Brantford male has been charged with Operation While Impaired – Alcohol and Failure/Refusal to Comply with Demand. His licence was suspended for 90 days and his vehicle was impounded for 7 days.
Type: Impaired - Drug
Location: Grey Street
Incident: On Tuesday May 14, 2019 just before 2:00 a.m. Brantford Police Service received a 9-1-1 call about a vehicle that had just collided with a house on Grey Street. Community Patrol Officers attended to the scene where they located the motor vehicle accident. The vehicle had been travelling on Clarence Street when it turned the corner at Grey Street. The driver lost control of the vehicle and struck the front porch of the residence. While speaking to the driver she showed signs of impairment. Investigation revealed that the driver was currently under the influence of pills. The driver was arrested and given a demand for a drug recognition evaluation. As a result of the drug recognition evaluation the driver was charged with impaired operation by drug. Further investigation revealed that the accused licence was currently suspended and that the validation for the vehicle had expired and that a false validation had been put in its place. A 42 year old Brantford woman has been charged with Operation While Impaired – Drug under the Criminal Code. She is also charged with Drive While Under Suspension, Drive Motor Vehicle – No Currently Validated Permit and Use Validation not Furnished for Vehicle under the Highway Traffic Act.
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