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Crime Brief - July 30, 2019

Jul 30, 2019

Type:    Disturbance
Incident:  19- 27499
Location:  Salisbury Ave 
Incident:  On Sunday July 28, 2019 just after 6:00 a.m. Brantford Police Service responded to a call about a disturbance on Salisbury Ave.  An unknown female was in the area, yelling and screaming, banging on peoples doors, damaging property and damaging vehicles.  The female was seen going up and down the street.  Community Patrol Officers attended to the area where they located and arrested the female without incident.  Investigation revealed that the accused had damaged a number of vehicles and personal property of several residences on the street.  Information was received that the accused was currently bound by a court order with conditions.  As a result of the investigation a 33 year old Brantford woman has been charged with Mischief to Property Under $5000 x 10 and Breach of Probation x 2 under the Criminal Code.  The accused was held for a bail hearing.                           

Type:   Impaired - Alcohol 
Incident:  19-28578
Location:  West Street
Incident:  On Saturday July 27, 2019 just before 8:30 p.m. Brantford Police received a 9-1-1 call about a suspected impaired driver on West Street.  The driver was seen swerving in and out of her lane almost striking other traffic and driving at a high rate of speed.  Community Patrol Officers attended to the area where they located the vehicle and performed a traffic stop.  Officers spoke to the female driver who showed signs of impairment.   Information was received that the drivers licence was currently under suspension.  The driver was arrested after a brief struggle and transported to the Brantford Police Service where she was to provide samples of her breath as required by law.  The accused refused to provide samples of her breath.  A 31 year old Brantford female has been charged with Operation While Impaired, Failure or Refusal to Comply with Demand and Resist Arrest under the Criminal Code.  She is also charged with Drive While Under Suspension under the Highway Traffic Act.  The drivers licence was suspended for 90 days and her vehicle was impounded for 7 days.          

Type:    Weapons
Incident:  19-28365
Location:  Colborne Street East 
Incident:  On Friday July 26, 2019 just after 2:30 p.m. Brantford Police Service responded to a 9-1-1 call at a business on Colborne Street East.  An employee had observed an unknown male acting suspicious in the store.  When the male observed the employee watching him he approached the employee and pulled out a knife.   When the male pulled out the knife he threatened to physically harm the employee.  The male fled the business on foot.  Community Patrol Officers attended to the area where they located and arrested the accused without incident a short distance away.  Information was received that the accused was currently bound by a court order with conditions.  As a result of the investigation a 30 year old Brantford male is charged with Assault with a Weapon, Possession of Weapons Dangerous, Uttering Threats to Cause Death or Bodily Harm, Breach of Probation and Breach of Recognizance.  The accused was held for a bail hearing.   

Type:    Break and Enter and Drugs   
Incident:  19-28853
Location:   Rawdon Street 
Incident:   On Monday July 29, 2019 just before 5:00 p.m. Brantford Police Service responded to a 9-1-1 call about a Break and Enter to a residence on Rawdon Street.  Sometime during the day unknown person(s) broke into the residence.  The residence was ransacked and property damaged.  Community Patrol Officers attended to the residence where they confirmed the Break and Enter.  Investigation revealed that a vehicle and suspect(s) had been fled the residence shortly before the owner returned home.  Officers were able to locate that vehicle being operated on Colborne Street East and a traffic stop was performed.  Investigation revealed that the driver was currently wanted on an outstanding arrest warrant.  The passenger was currently bound by a court order with conditions and was arrested for the Break and Enter to the residence.  While dealing with the two accused Officers located approximately $16,000 dollar’s worth of suspected cocaine and a large amount of Canadian Currency in the vehicle.  As a result of the investigation a 19 year old Brantford woman was arrested on the outstanding warrant and he been charged with  Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking (cocaine) under the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act and Possession of Property Obtained by Crime under the Criminal Code of Canada.  An 18 year old Brantford male has been charged with Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking (cocaine) under the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act.  He is also charged with Possession of Property Obtained by Crime, Break, Enter and Commit and Breach of Undertaking under the Criminal Code.  The two accused were both held for bail hearings.       

Type:   Impaired – Alcohol     
Incident:  19-27807
Location:  Charing Cross Street and Sydenham Street 
Incident:  On Monday July 29, 2019 just after 2:00 p.m. Brantford Police Service responded to a motor vehicle collision on Charing Cross Street at Sydenham Street.  Community Patrol Officers attended to the collision where they spoke to the drivers involved.  While speaking to the one male driver Officers observed signs of impairment.  The driver was given a demand for a roadside screening device.  The driver failed the roadside screening device 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 two times the legal limit.  A 71 year old Cambridge male has been charged with 80 Plus.  His driver’s licence was suspended for 90 days and his vehicle was impounded for 7 days. 
 

 
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