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Crime Brief - August 9, 2019

Aug 9, 2019

Type:    Firearm
Incident:  19- 30224
Location:  Charing Cross Street  
Incident: On Thursday August 8, 2019 just after 2:00 p.m. Brantford Police Service were in the area of North Park Street and Charing Cross Street when information was received about a suspicious male and female.  Information had been received that the female may be in possession of a firearm.  Community Patrol Officers observed the male leaving the area while the female entered a business on Charing Cross Street.    Officers made contact with the female and investigation revealed that she had placed a firearm into a garbage container inside the business.  Officers recovered a loaded firearm from a garbage container.  Officers arrested the female without incident.  Officers were able to locate and arrest the male.  As a result of the investigation a 41 year old Female and a 42 year old male from Brantford have been charged with Careless Storage of Firearm, Possession of Weapons Dangerous, Carry Concealed Weapon, Unauthorized Possession of Firearm, Knowledge of Unauthorized Possession of Firearm, Possession Weapon Obtained by Crime, Careless Storage x2 (Ammunition and Firearm) and Possession While Prohibited x2 (Ammunition and Firearm).                                                

Type:   Impaired - Drug 
Incident:  19-30127
Location:   Dalhousie Street
Incident:  On Wednesday August 7, 2019 just after 8:00 p.m. Brantford Police Service received a call about a possible impaired driving.  A female was seen hunched over and sleeping in a vehicle that was running in a parking lot at a business on Dalhousie Street.  Community Patrol Officers attended to the area where they located the vehicle and the driver.  Officers observed the female drivers slouched over in the driver’s seat and observed suspected drugs in her lap.  Officers were able to wake and spoke to the female driver.  While dealing with the driver she showed signs of impairment and was found to be in possession of suspected crystal methamphetamine (value $200) and was arrested.  The accused was transported in order to perform a Drug Recognition Evaluation.  As a result of the evaluation the accused was charged.  A 35 year old Hagersville woman is charged with Operation While Impaired – Drug under the Criminal Code and is also charged with Possession of a Controlled Substance under the Controlled Drugs Substances Act.  The accused licence was suspended for 90 days and her vehicle was impounded for 7 days.                     

Type:    Drugs and Arrest Warrant
Incident:  19-30056
Location:  Charing Cross Street 
Incident: On Wednesday August 7, 2019 just after 10:00 a.m. Brantford Police Service received a report of a suspicious vehicle parked on Charing Cross Street.  Community Patrol Officers attended to the area where they located the vehicle.  They spoke to the lone female occupant.  Officers dealt with the female who provided information to police.  Investigation revealed that the information provided was false and that the female was currently wanted on an outstanding warrant for her arrest.  Further investigation revealed that he female was in possession of a number of identity and bank documents that had previously been reported stolen.   She was also found to be in possession of a small amount of suspected crystal methamphetamine.  As a result of the investigation a 30 year old Brantford woman was arrested on the outstanding warrant and has been further charged with Obstruct Police, Possess Identity Documents x7, and Possess Stolen Credit Card under the Criminal Code.  She is also charged with Possession of a Controlled Substance (crystal methamphetamine) under the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act.      

Type:    Disturbance    
Incident:  19-29960
Location:   Colborne Street 
Incident:      On Tuesday August 6, 2019 at approximately 2:30 p.m. Brantford Police Service received a call about a disturbance at a motel on Colborne Street.  Four unknown parties attended to the motel and attempted to gain entry to one of the rooms.  When they were unsuccessful in gaining entry, two of them smashed the front window.  All four fled the area on foot to a car that was waiting around the corner.  Community Patrol Officers were provided with a description of the vehicle and located it a short distance away.  When Officers attempted to stop the vehicle it fled away at a high rate of speed. Due to concern for public safety Officers did not pursue the vehicle.  Officers were able to locate the vehicle a short time later.  When Officers arrived the driver fled the vehicle on foot and was arrested without incident a short distance away.  The other three occupants were arrested without incident.  Investigation revealed that the driver was currently a suspended driver, that one accused was currently wanted on two outstanding arrest warrants and the other accused were currently bound by court orders with conditions.  As a result of the investigation a 36 year old Brantford male is charged with Flight From Police, Dangerous Operation of Motor Vehicle, Mischief Under $5000 and Disobey Court Order under the Criminal Code.  He is also charged with Drive While Under Suspension x2 under the Highway Traffic Act.  A 25 year old Brantford woman was arrested on outstanding arrest warrants and is charged with Mischief Under $5000 and Breach of Recognizance.  A 25 year old Brantford male is charged with Mischief Under $5000 and Breach of Probation under the Criminal Code.  A 26 year old Brantford woman is charged with Mischief Under $5000 under the Criminal Code.        

Type:   Impaired – Alcohol     
Incident:  19-30026
Location:  Lynden Road at Wayne Gretzky Parkway 
Incident:  On Wednesday August 7, 2019 just after 1:00 a.m. Community Patrol Officers observed a vehicle travelling on Lynden Road approaching Wayne Gretzky Parkway. The vehicle was observed travelling at a high rate of speed and then failed to stop for a red light at a controlled intersection.  Officers performed a traffic stop on the vehicle and spoke to the male driver.  While dealing with the driver he showed signs of impairment and was given a demand for a roadside screening device.  The driver registered a fail and was arrested.  The accused was transported to the Brantford Police Service where he was to provide samples of his breath as required by law.  The accused samples were over the legal limit.  A 22 year old Brant County male has been charged with 80 Plus under the Criminal Code.  The drivers licence was suspended for 90 days and his vehicle was impounded for 7 days. 

Type:   Stolen Vehicle     
Incident:  19-29790
Location:  King George Road  
Incident:       On Monday August 5, 2019 at approximately 10:30 a.m. Brantford Police Service responded to a call about a suspicious vehicle parked in the lot of a business on King George Road.  An unknown female was observed sleeping in the vehicle.  Information was received that the licence plates on the vehicle had been previously reported stolen.  Community Patrol Officers attended and located the vehicle and the female inside.  While speaking to the female she provided information that upon investigation was determined to be false.  Further investigation revealed that the female was currently wanted on a number of outstanding arrest warrants.  During the investigation it was determined that the licence plates had been previously reported stolen from another jurisdiction but that the vehicle had also been reported stolen from the Brantford area.  Located inside the vehicle were various forms of stolen identification and other items.  As a result of the investigation a 22 year old Brantford woman was arrested on the outstanding warrants and is further charged with Obstruct Police, Possession of Stolen Property Over $5000, Possession of Stolen Property Under $5000 x11, Possess Identity Documents x5 and Breach of Probation under the Criminal Code.   
 
Type:   Impaired – Alcohol     
Incident:  19-29764
Location:  King George Road 
Incident: On Monday August 5, 2019 just before 3:00 a.m. Brantford Police Service received a call about a possible impaired driver on King George Road.  Community Patrol Officers attended to the area where they located the vehicle as it was travelling on King George Road and out to Highway 24.  Officers performed a traffic stop and spoke to the male driver.  Officers observed signs of impairment and observed open alcohol in the vehicles cup holders.  The driver was given a demand for an approved roadside screening device. The driver registered a fail and was arrested.  The accused was transported to the Brantford Police Service where he was to provide samples of his breath as required by law.  The accused samples were two times the legal limit.  Information was received that the drivers licence was currently under suspension.  As a result of the investigation a 22 year old Waterloo male is charged with 80 Plus under the Criminal Code as well as Drive While Under Suspension under the Highway Traffic Act.  The drivers licence was suspended for 90 days and his vehicle was impounded for 7 days. 
 
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