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BPS Investigate Assault - UPDATE

Jul 8, 2020

UPDATE

Brantford Police Service has an individual in custody in relation to this incident.

There is no threat to public safety at this time.

The Brantford Police Major Crime Unit continues their investigation. Anyone with information is urged to contact the Brantford Police Service at 519-756-7050. Tipsters who wish to remain anonymous are asked to contact Brant-Brantford 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

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July 8, 2020

The Brantford Police Service Major Crime Unit continues their investigation and are seeking any witnesses who may have been in the area at the time of the incident.  

Anyone with information is urged to contact the Brantford Police Service at 519-756-7050. Tipsters who wish to remain anonymous are asked to contact Brant-Brantford 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 

"Together we can build a Stronger and Safer Community”

Public Awareness - Child Safety Concerns

Jul 2, 2020

On Tuesday, June 30, 2020 at approximately 4:30 p.m. the Brantford Police Service received a report from a concerned citizen to advise an unknown, adult male had been inappropriately communicating with a young child over a portable device and using the language "big daddy”.

The citizen intercepted a conversation between the adult and child which indicated the child had been encouraged to meet the adult in a park near a port-a-pottie for an unknown reason. Officers attended Cedarland Park and searched the area however neither party were located.  

The Brantford Police Service is asking that the community be made aware of this incident. Any parents or caregivers who have children with portable devices are asked to monitor the transmissions as a result of current concerns for child safety.

The Brantford Police Service is encouraging parents to educate their children about age-appropriate messages and to remind them to not meet with strangers. 

The Brantford Police Service is continuing to investigate this incident and would ask anyone with information to please contact Detective Christine McCallum at the Brantford Police Service 519-756-7050 ext 2269.

Brantford Police Investigate Break and Enter To Business On Colborne Street West

Jun 29, 2020

Incident #20-24560 

On Sunday June 28, 2020 Brantford Police Service responded to a call at Dairy Queen located on Colborne Street West, Brantford regarding a Break and Enter.  Investigation revealed that an unknown male smashed a window at the business and gained entry just after 3:30 a.m. The suspect then took a large charity donation bin located inside the business and fled the scene.  

The suspect is described as a white male, wearing a blue t-shirt, black air Jordan track pants, grey shoes, a black flat brim hat with white graffiti on the front and a black mask.

Anyone with information is asked to Brantford Police at 519-756-7050  or Tipsters who wish to remain anonymous are asked to contact Brant- Brantford 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 

Accidental Drowning in Grand River Claims Life of 16 year old male

Jun 29, 2020

Incident #20-24667

June 28th, 2020        

On Sunday June 28th, 2020 the Brantford Police Service entered into a Missing Persons investigation in relation to a Sixteen (16) year old male that had last been seen entering into the Grand River while with friends.

Subsequent investigation by the Brantford Police Service with the assistance of the Brantford Fire Department, utilizing all resources available including the BPS K-9 Unit, Emergency Response Team (ERT), and drone, led to the location of the youth where he was found deceased. It is believed at this time the cause of the youth’s death was accidental drowning.


The Brantford Police Service would like to educate and remind residents of the importance of water safety to help prevent injuries or drowning. When participating in water related activities, please ensure that a properly fitted lifejacket is worn and secured at all times.

Anyone with knowledge of the incident is asked to call Detective Matt ROBERTS at 519-756-7050 ext. 2273. 

"Public Safety in Partnership with our Community”


Brantford Police Investigate Stabbing

Jun 23, 2020

Incidnet #20-23828

On June 23, 2020 just after 5:00 a.m. Brantford Police Service attended along with Brant-Brantford Paramedics and Brantford Fire the area of Colborne Street and Lynnwood Drive to a 34 year old male who was suffering from an injury.  Community Patrol Officers attended to the area where they located the victim, who was suffering from stab wounds.  The victim was transported to hospital with serious injuries, where he remains in stable condition.

The Brantford Police Service Major Crime Unit continues their investigation and are seeking any witnesses that were in the area at the time of the incident.  The incident is believed to have happened sometime in the early hours of Tuesday June 23, 2020 in the area of Colborne Street East, Lynnwood Drive and the Mohawk Park area.      

Anyone with information is urged to contact Det. Cotter at 519-756-0113 ext. 2271of the Major Crime Unit or the Brantford Police Service at 519-756-7050

Tipsters who wish to remain anonymous are asked to contact Brant-Brantford 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

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House Fire Leads to Drug Seizure

Jun 18, 2020

Incident # 20-23004
 
On Wednesday, June 17, members of the Brantford Police Service and Brantford Fire Department were dispatched to a home on Diana Avenue in response to a house fire. Upon arriving on scene, first responders found a portion of the home engulfed in flames. Once the fire was extinguished, it was determined that no one was home at the time of the fire and no injuries were sustained. Significant damage to the home was caused by the fire.

On June 18, 2020, as a result of the investigation, police obtained a search warrant for the residence. Upon execution of the search warrant, police located approximately 78 grams of cocaine, cash and equipment commonly used for illicit drug trafficking. The estimated street value of the substance is $7500.

No persons have been arrested or charged in connection with this incident and the investigation is ongoing.

                 

Anyone with information regarding this matter or any other drug-related activities is asked to contact the Street Crime Unit of the Brantford Police Service at 519-756-0113 ext. 2286.
Tipsters who wish to remain anonymous are asked to contact Brant- Brantford 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

"Public Safety in Partnership with our Community”


BPS Seek Suspects in Home Invasion

Jun 16, 2020

Incident #20-22612
UPDATE

Brantford Police Service – Major Crime Unit is continuing to investigate a home invasion which occurred on Monday, June 15, 2020 at approximately 12:30 a.m. at a residence in the area of Memorial Drive and Kensington Avenue. 

Information was received that firearms were removed from the residence during the incident. The occupants of the home who were present at the time of the incident were unharmed. Officers believe this was not a random act and there is no threat to public safety.

Brantford Police Service are seeking the public’s assistance to identify four suspects. 

The suspects are described as:

Suspect #1: Male, white, 40’s thin build, approximately 6’ tall, wearing white shoes, blue jeans, black jacket and a white ball cap.

Suspect #2: Male, white, 40’s regular build, dark short hair and a dark short beard, wearing black shoes, black pants and a red t-shirt.

Suspect #3: Male, white, 50’s, bulky build, taller than 6’, with a long white scruffy beard, wearing brown shoes, dark jeans, black hooded jacket and a black ball cap.

Suspect #4: Male, white, 50’s, thin build, approximately 5’10”, bald, wearing black shoes, blue jeans and a black hooded jacket.

The Brantford Police Service- Major Crime Unit is continuing to investigate this incident. Anyone with information is asked to contact Detective Ryan Groen at 519-756-0113 ext 2206 or Detective Matthew Roberts at 519-756-0113 ext 2273.

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June 15, 2020

On Monday, June 15, 2020 at approximately 12:30 a.m. Brantford Police Service attended to a residence in the area of Memorial Drive and Kensington Avenue after receiving a report of a home invasion.  

Information was received that firearms were removed from the residence during the incident.

The occupants of the home who were present at the time of the incident were unharmed. 

Officers believe this is not a random act and there is no threat to public safety.

The Brantford Police Service – Major Crime Unit is continuing to investigate this incident.  Anyone with information is asked to contact Detective Constable Ryan Groen at 519-756-0113 2206 or Detective Matthew Roberts at 519-756-0113 ext 2273.

Alternatively, information can be reported to Crime Stoppers at 519-750-8477 or 1-800-222-8477 or a web tip may be submitted at: https://www.tipsubmit.com/WebTips.aspx?AgencyID=251  
 
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Drugs Seized and Two Arrested in BPS Street Crime Unit Investigation

Jun 12, 2020

Incident 20-22182

On Thursday, June 11, 2020 members of the Brantford Police Service Street Crime Unit completed an investigation that led to the arrest of two people. During the investigation a search warrant pursuant to the Controlled Drugs and Substance Act was executed at a residence on Emilie Street in the City of Brantford. 

As a result of the investigation, approximately 150 grams of methamphetamine was seized. Police estimate that the street value of the drugs is approximately $22,000.

 

45 year old Nathan BACON of Brantford stands charged with:

  • Possession of a controlled substance for the purpose of trafficking, contrary to the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act.
  • Failing to comply with the orders of the court, contrary to the Criminal Code.

 A 38 year old female stands charged with:

  • Possession of a controlled substance, contrary to the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act.

 

Anyone with information on any other drug-related activities is asked to contact the Street Crime Unit of the Brantford Police Service at 519-756-0113 ext. 2286.

Tipsters who wish to remain anonymous are asked to contact Brant- Brantford 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

 

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Drugs and Weapon Seized

Jun 11, 2020

Incident # 20-22026

On Wednesday June 10, 2020, members of the Brantford Police Service Street Crime Unit and uniform officers conducted a traffic stop on Memorial Drive. As a result of the investigation the driver was arrested and found to be in possession of controlled substances and a weapon. 

Seized from the driver was approximately fifty (50) grams of cocaine, approximately one (1) gram of fentanyl, Canadian currency and a weapon commonly referred to as "Brass Knuckles”.

 

28 year old Kerick Hasani WILSON of North York stands charged with the following:
1.Possession of a controlled substance for the purpose of trafficking, contrary to the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act.
2.Possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose, contrary to the Criminal Code of Canada.
3.Fail to comply with recognizance, contrary to the Criminal Code of Canada.
 
Anyone with information regarding any other drug or weapons-related activities is asked to contact the Street Crime Unit of the Brantford Police Service at 519-756-0113 ext. 2286.

Tipsters who wish to remain anonymous are asked to contact Brant- Brantford 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


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