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CRIME BRIEF: June 4, 2021

Jun 4, 2021

Type:               Break and Enter
Incident:         21-19482
Location:       Lynden Road / Wayne Gretzky Parkway

On Saturday, May 29, 2021 at approximately 1:30 a.m., Brantford Police were dispatched to a retail location at Lynden Road and Wayne Gretzky Parkway for an alarm call. A male was observed to be hiding behind the location and then fled on foot towards West Street. 

Brantford Police Service K9 unit attended and located the suspect male who was attempting to hide between parked vehicles at a nearby location.

When the accused was located, he was wielding a knife and refusing to comply with police demands. The accused was taken into custody without further incident after a K9 apprehension. 

A search incident to arrest found the accused to be in possession of break-in tools. 

Video footage from the retail location, allowed officers to confirm details of the incident inside the store where the accused stolen items and caused damage to the warehouse area.

At the time of arrest, the accused had two outstanding warrants for his arrest and was bound by an undertaking with the condition that he not possess any weapons, as well as a probation order with the conditions to keep the peace and be of good behaviour.

As a result of the investigation, the accused, Christopher FUDGE, 32, of Brantford, stands charged with the following Criminal Code violations: 
  • Break and Enter and Commit 
  • Mischief under $5000 
  • Possession of Stolen Property Under $5000
  • Possess break in tools
  • Possession of a Weapon for a Dangerous Purpose
  • Breach Probation
  • Breach Undertaking

Type:                Assault
Incident:         21-19286
Location:       Colborne Street West

On Monday, May 31, at approximately 5:40 p.m., Officers with the Brantford Police Service responded to a call after an unknown female was denied entry to an apartment building located at Colborne Street West and struck the female attendant before leaving the scene on foot.

The attendant received minor injuries which did not require medical attention. 

The suspect in this incident is outstanding and is described as female, Caucasian, with medium build, and brown hair worn in a messy bun. At the time of the incident she was wearing a t-shirt, shorts, and flip flops.  

Anyone who may have information is asked to contact police at 519-756-0113 or, anonymous information can be provided to Brantford Crime Stoppers by calling 519-750-8477 or 1-800-222-8477. Alternatively, a web tip may be submitted at:


Type:                Arrest
Incident:         21-19817
Location:       Henry Street and Wayne Gretzky Parkway 

On Monday, May 31, 2021, at approximately 2:00 p.m., members of the Brantford Police Service observed a vehicle travelling southbound on Wayne Gretzky Parkway and conducted a traffic stop at Henry Street and Wayne Gretzky Parkway.

Investigation revealed that the driver of the vehicle was wanted for a Breach of Conditional Probation Sentence Order and multiple Undertakings. As a result, the accused was arrested. 

A search incident to arrest found the accused to be in possession of two pairs of brass knuckles, a folding knife and approximately 99 mg of suspected Fentanyl.

As a result of this investigation, Jade Angelina MARTINS, 26, of Brantford stands charged with the following charges: 
  • Possession of a Prohibited Weapon x2 contrary to the Criminal Code
  • Fail to Comply With Undertaking x4 contrary to the Criminal Code
  • Possession of Substance in Schedule I contrary to the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act, 
  • Operation While Prohibited contrary to the Criminal Code 
  • Drive Motor Vehicle no licence contrary to the Highway Traffic Act and 
  • Allegation of a Breach of a Conditional Sentence Order 

The accused was held for bail.


Type:                 Racing
Incident:         21-20009
Location:       Wayne Gretzky Parkway @ Highway 403W Off-Ramp

On Tuesday, June 1, 2021 at approximately 8:29 p.m., Officers with the Brantford Police Service conducted a traffic stop on Wayne Gretzky Parkway at the Highway 403 West off-ramp. 

Police had observed two subject vehicles racing, attempting to overtake each other, at an estimated rate of speed between 150 and 200 km/hr. The posted speed limit is 70 km/hr.

As a result, a 33-year-old male driver from Brantford and a 36-year-old male driver from Scotland were both charged with the offence of racing contrary to the Highway Traffic Act. Both vehicles were towed and impounded for 7 days as required by law. Additionally, both drivers served a seven day drivers license suspension.

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