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Crime Brief - December 20, 2018

Dec 20, 2018

Type:   Disturbance
Incident: 18-49950
Location: William Street      
Incident: On Tuesday December 18, 2018 just after 10:30 p.m. Brantford Police Service received a 9-1-1 call about a disturbance from a residence on William Street.   The accused had attended to the residence where she started a verbal altercation with the female resident.  During the disturbance the accused threatened to physically harm the victim.  Community Patrol Officers attended to the area where they located the parties involved.  As a result of the investigation the accused was arrested without incident.  Information was received that the accused was currently bound by a court order with conditions.  A 41 year old Brantford woman is charged with Uttering Threats to Cause Death or Bodily harm and Breach of Probation.      

Type: Theft and Fraud Under   
Incident: 18-48100
Location: Erie Ave
Incident:  On Wednesday December 5, 2018 the Brantford Police Service began an investigation into the theft of items which included a credit card from a motor vehicle on Erie Ave.  Sometime overnight an unknown person smashed out a window to a vehicle parked on Erie Ave.  The stolen credit card was later used to purchase items.  Brantford Police Service received several more reports since the original report which were of a similar nature.  An unknown person smashed out a window to a parked vehicle and stole items including credit cards and identifcation.  These credit cards were then used at various businesses to make purchases.  Through investigation a suspect was identified as being responsible for the thefts and fraudulent transactions.  On Friday December 18, 2018 the suspect was located in the area of Cayuga Street and was arrested without incident.  A 29 year old Brantford male has been charged with Theft Under $5000 x7, Mischief Under $5000 x7, Fraud Under $5000 x4 and Possession of Stolen Property Under $5000 x2 under the Criminal Code. 

Type: Suspicious Male   
Incident: 18-49974
Location: Chatham Street
Incident:  On Wednesday December 19, 2018 just after 4:00 a.m. Brantford Police Service received a 9-1-1 call about a suspicious male that was seen pacing up and down Chatham St.  The male was seen going onto the porches of properties on the street and had even opened the door to a residence and was confronted by the owner.  Community Patrol Officers attended to the area where they located and arrested the male without incident.  While dealing with the male he was found to be in possession of property and identification that had been taken from a number of different individuals.  Information was received that the accused was currently bound by a court order with conditions.  A 36 year old Brantford male has been charged with Break and Enter with Intent, Trespass at Night, Unlawfully in a Dwelling, Mischief, Possession of Identity Documents x3 and Breach of Probation x2.  The accused was held for a bail hearing.    

 Type: Impaired Driving    
Incident: 18-50094
Location: Darling Street
Incident: On Thursday December 20, 2018 just before 2:00 a.m. Community Patrol Officers observed a vehicle travelling on Darling Street near King Street.  Information was received that the vehicles validation was expired.  Officers stopped the vehicle and spoke to the male driver.  While speaking to the driver, Officers could smell the odour of alcohol and burnt marihuana.  The male driver showed signs of impairment.  The driver was arrested and transported to the Brantford Police Service where he provided samples of his breath as required by law.  The driver’s samples were over the legal limit.  A 25 year old Mississauga male has been charged with Operation While Impaired under the Criminal Code.  The driver was also charged with Drive While Under Suspension and Drive Motor Vehicle – No Currently Validated Permit under the Highway Traffic Act.  He is further charged with Operate Motor Vehicle – No Insurance under the Compulsory Automobile Insurance Act.  The drivers licence was suspended for 90 days and his vehicle was impounded for 7 days.  
    

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