Type: Assault with a Weapon
Location: Rose Ave
Incident: On Thursday December 20, 2018 just after 2:00 p.m. Brantford Police Service received a 9-1-1 call about a male with a knife in the area of Rose Ave. The victim had observed an unknown male wandering and approaching residences in the neighbourhood. The victim confronted the male who pulled out a knife, tried to stab the victim and chased him. The victim was able to get away and contact police for assistance. Community Patrol Officers attended and searched the area. The accused was located and arrested without incident a short distance away. The victim was not injured as a result of the altercation. A 17 year old Brantford male has been charged with Assault with a Weapon and Possession of a Weapon for Dangerous Purpose under the Criminal Code. The accused was held for a bail hearing.
Type: Fraud and Resist Arrest
Location: Farringford Drive
Incident: On Friday December 21, 2018 just before 3:00 a.m. Brantford Police Service received a call to attend an address on Farringford Drive. An unknown male had taken a taxi to the residence and was now refusing to pay. Community Patrol Officers attended and spoke to the male party who became belligerent and tried to leave the area without paying for the taxi fare. While dealing with the male he became aggressive towards officers at the scene. Officers attempted to arrest the male who began to fight with police and resisted arrest. A 42 year old Brantford male has been charged with Fraudulently Obtain Transportation and Assault Police with Intent to Resist Arrest x2 under the Criminal Code. He has further been charged with Being Intoxicated in a Public Place under the Liquor Licence Act.
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