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Crime Brief - March 12, 2019

Mar 13, 2019

Type:   Break and Enter - Commercial
Incident: 19-09087
Location: Governors Road         
Incident: On Wednesday March 13, 2019 just before 5:00 a.m. Brantford Police Service responded to a Break and Enter to a commercial property located on Governors Road.  Unknown person(s) had forced open the front entrance to the business and gained entry.  At the time of the report it was unknown what was taken.      
Type:  Weapons Offence 
Incident: 19-08914
Location: Greenwich Street        
Incident: On Monday March 11, 2019 just after 5:00 p.m. Brantford Police Service received a 9-1-1 call about a possible shooting on Greenwich Street.  The female victim had been driving her vehicle on Greenwich Street when another vehicle came into her lane and drove at her.  The male driver then followed the victim and ended up in front of her.  While stopped the male driver pointed what the victim believed was a firearm at her vehicle.  The victim stopped and pulled over to the side of the road.  The male driver performed a U-turn and drove past the victim again; while he did he pointed the firearm at the victim.  The victim believed that the male driver fired at her vehicle before leaving the area.  Community Patrol Officers attended to the area where they searched for the male driver.  The male was located and arrested without incident.  Investigation revealed that the accused had used a replica firearm (Pellet Gun) to shoot at the victim’s vehicle causing damage.  The victim was not injured during the incident.  A 22 year old Brantford male has been charged with Possession of Weapon for Dangerous Purpose, Use Firearm in Commission of an Offence and Mischief Under $5000.00.  The accused was held for a bail hearing.         
Type: Robbery  
Incident: 19-08938
Location: Murray Street     
Incident: On Monday March 11, 2019 just after 9:00 p.m. Brantford Police Service responded to a 9-1-1 call at a residence on Murray Street.  A male victim had attended to the address to make a purchase.  The victim met with the female occupant who took the victims money and closed and locked the door.  When the victim tried to contact the female a male answered the door, pointed a firearm at the victim and told him to leave. The victim left and contacted police.  Community Patrol Officers attended to the residence where they were able to make contact with the occupants inside.  A male and female were arrested without incident.  The male victim was not injured as a result of the incident.  Investigation revealed a replica firearm (Pellet Gun) was used during the incident.  As a result of the investigation a 37 year old Brantford male has been charged with Robbery with a Firearm, Point Firearm, Firearm – Use while Committing an Offence, Careless Use of Firearm/Weapon and Possession of Firearm contrary to Prohibition Order under the Criminal Code.  A 22 year old Brantford woman is charged with Robbery with Firearm under the Criminal Code.                      

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