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Crime Brief - January 29, 2018

Jan 29, 2018

Type:  Assault with Weapon
Incident: 18-3516
Location: Colborne Street East
Incident:   On Saturday January 27, 2018 just before 1:00 a.m. Brantford Police Service received a 9-1-1 call from employees from an Establishment on Colborne Street East.  Employees were dealing with a disruptive patron who had been removed.  Once outside the patron pulled a knife and cut one of the employees and wanted to fight.  The employee received non-life threatening injuries.  Employees and other bystanders subdued the male until police arrived.  Community Patrol Officers attended and arrested the male without incident.  Christopher Pappas a 68 year old Brantford male is charged with Assault with a Weapon and Possession of Weapons Dangerous under the Criminal Coe.  The accused was released on a Promise to Appear with a future court date along with an Officer in Charge Undertaking with conditions.        

Type:  Suspicious Person
Incident: 18-3677
Location: Brennan Street and Garden Ave.
Incident:   On Sunday January 28, 2018 just after 4:30 a.m. Brantford Police Service received a call from a concerned citizen.  An unknown male was observed going up and down driveways and looking into vehicles on Brennan Street and Garden Ave.  Community Patrol Officers attended to the area and located a male matching the description.  Upon speaking to the male it was discovered that he was in possession of pliers and a flashlight.  He was also in possession of mail belonging to several addresses in the area.  A mailbox was located nearby that had been damaged and tampered with.  Further investigation revealed that the male was also bound by four court orders.  The accused was also found to be in possession of .1 gram of crystal methamphetamine.  Dustin Raymond Boychuk 34 years old from Brantford is charged with Theft Under $5000.00 x4, Possession of Stolen Property Under $5000.00 x4, Possession of Break and Enter Instruments, Trespass at Night, Mischief To Property Under $5000.00, Fail to Comply with Recognizance Order x3 and Breach of Probation under the Criminal Code.  He is also charged with Possession of a Controlled Substance (crystal methamphetamine under the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act.  The accused was held for a bail hearing.         

Type:  Suspended Driver 
Incident: 18-3756
Location: Colborne Street and Clarence Street
Incident:   On Sunday January 28, 2018 just before 7:00 p.m. Community Patrol Officers observed a GMC Sierra Pickup being operated on Colborne Street with improper license plate lighting.  Information received was that the owner of the vehicle was also a suspended driver.  A traffic stop was performed and officers spoke to the driver.  Investigation confirmed that the driver?s license was suspended.  The driver was also unable to provide valid insurance for the vehicle.  The driver a 23 year old Brantford man is charged with Drive While Under Suspension and Improper Number Plate Light under the highway Traffic Act of Ontario and Operate Motor Vehicle No Insurance under the Compulsory Automobile Insurance Act. 
Type:  Break and Enter 
Incident: 18-3781
Location: Market Street
Incident:   On Monday January 29, 2018 just after 12:30 a.m. Brantford Police Service received a 9-1- call from a resident on Market Street.  An unknown person had just broken into their residence and fled out a window when confronted by the owner.  Community Patrol Officers attended and searched with area.  Nothing was reported taken at the time of the report. 

Type:  Stolen Vehicle 
Incident: 18-3787
Location: Sinclair Blvd
Incident:   On Monday January 29, 2018 just before 2:00 a.m. Community Patrol Officers located a stolen vehicle in a parking lot on Sinclair Blvd.  The vehicle a GMC Sierra Pick-up truck had been reported stolen by the Ontario Provincial Police on January 25, 2018 from the Stoney Creek area.  Officers attended to the vehicle to identify any occupants when the vehicle suddenly rammed into the police cruiser and fled the area in a dangerous manner.  The vehicle was last seen getting onto Highway 403.        

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