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Crime Brief - January 31, 2018

Jan 31, 2018

Type:  Drive While Suspended
Location: Park Avenue 
Incident:   On Tuesday January 30, 2018 at around 10:30 p.m. a vehicle was observed failing to stop for a stop sign at Park Avenue and Dalhousie Street. The community Patrol Officer conducted a traffic stop with the male driver. Investigation revealed that the driver was a suspended driver. In November 2017 the driver was charged with failing to provide a breath sample contrary to the Criminal Code of Canada and his driver?s licence was suspended for three months. As a result of the driver being suspended the vehicle being driven was impounded for a mandatory seven day duration. The accused, a 23 year old Brantford man was charged with driving while under suspension and disobey stop sign-fail to stop contrary to the Highway Traffic Act.  

Type: Impaired Driving
Location: King George Road 
Incident:   On Tuesday January 30, 2018 at around 4:30 p.m. a woman who appeared to be intoxicated was refused service at the LCBO on Lynden Road. Employees from the store observed the woman leave the area in a Chevrolet vehicle and also observe the vehicle run over a curb on the parking lot. Witnesses were able to obtain a partial licence plate and provide a description of the driver. Community Patrol Officers searched the area and one officer attended in the area of the LCBO on King George Road and located the vehicle and driver. The driver was issued a demand to provide to provide a sample of her breath by the roadside into an approved screen device. The results were a fail and the accused was arrested and transported to the Brantford Police Service where a demand to provide two samples of her breath which is required by law was given. The accused, a 22 year old woman from York is charged with refusing to provide a breath sample contrary to the Criminal Code of Canada and was released with a future court date. 

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