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Crime Brief - May 20, 2019

May 20, 2019

Type:    Disturbance
Incident:  19-18354
 Location:  West Street      
Incident:    On Monday May 20, 2019 just before 3:00 a.m. Brantford Police Service responded to a disturbance call on West Street.  A group of males were involved in a verbal argument when one of the males pulled out a knife and started to chase the others down the street.  Community Patrol Officers attended to the area where they located and arrested the suspect male without incident.  None of the parties involved were injured as a result of the incident.  Investigation revealed that the accused was currently bound by two court orders that he was contravening.  A 42 year old Simcoe male is charged with Possession of a Weapon for a Dangerous Purpose, Fail to Comply with Recognizance Order and Fail to Comply with Probation.     
                
Type:   Impaired - Alcohol 
Incident:  19-18221
Location:  Stanley Street
Incident:  On Sunday May 19, 2019 just before 1:00 a.m. Brantford Police Service received a 9-1-1 call about a possible impaired driver.  A male was seen stumbling and getting into a vehicle and driving away.  Community Patrol Officers attended to the area where they located the suspect vehicle.  Officers performed a traffic stop and spoke to the male driver.  While speaking to the driver Officers observed signs of impairment.  The driver was arrested and transported to the Brantford Police Service where he was to provide samples of his breath as required by law.  The accused samples were two times the legal limit.  A 40 year old Brantford male has been charged with Operation While Impaired – Alcohol and 80 Plus.  The accused licence was suspended for 90 days and his vehicle was impounded for 7 days.  

Type:   Impaired - Alcohol
Incident:  19-18226
Location:  Erie Ave
Incident:  On Sunday May 19, 2019 at approximately 2:00 a.m. Community Patrol Officers observed a vehicle travelling on Erie Ave.  Officers observed the vehicle swerving in and out of marked lanes and performed a traffic stop.  While dealing with the driver, Officers observed signs of impairment.  Information was received that the driver only possessed a G2 licence and was in violation of the Novice Driver Alcohol condition.  The male driver was arrested and 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.  As a result of the investigation a 21 year old Brantford male has been charged with Operation While Impaired – Alcohol and 80 Plus under the Criminal Code.  He is also charged with Novice Driver – Zero Alcohol under the Highway Traffic Act.  The accused licence was suspended for 90 days and his vehicle was impounded for 7 days.       

Type:   Impaired - Alcohol
Incident:  19-18115
Location:  Colborne Street West
Incident:   On Saturday May 18, 2019 at approximately 6:30 a.m. Brantford Police Service received a 9-1-1 call about a motor vehicle accident on Colborne Street West and Sherwood Drive.  A vehicle had struck a parked vehicle and a pole.  The driver and passenger were then seen fleeing the car and the area.  Community Patrol Officers attended to the area where they located the accident.  Officers checked the area and found the occupants a short distance away.  The male driver was arrested in regards to the accident.  While dealing with the driver Officers observed signs of impairment.  Information was received that the accused was currently bound by a court order with conditions.  As a result of the investigation a 29 year old Brantford male is charged with Failure to Stop After Accident, Operation While Impaired and Fail to Comply with Probation under the Criminal Code.                      

Type:   Impaired - Alcohol
Incident:  19-18115
Location:  Icomm Drive
Incident:  On Friday May 17, 2019 just before 7:00 p.m. Brantford Police Service received a 9-1-1 call about a possible impaired driver on Icomm Drive.  A female had been refused entry into a business on Icomm Drive due to her state of intoxication.  The female was seen leaving in a taxi however returned a short time later and was then seen getting into a vehicle and attempting to drive away.  The female was blocked in by others in area until police arrived.  Community Patrol Officers attended to the area where they located the vehicle and the female driver.  While dealing with the female officers observed signs of impairment.  The female was arrested and transported to the Brantford Police Service where she was to provide samples of her breath as required by law.  The accused samples were over two times the legal limit.  As a result of the investigation a 52 year old Cambridge woman is charged with Operation While Impaired and 80 Plus under the Criminal Code.  Her licence was suspended for 90 days and the vehicle was impounded for 7 days.   

Type:   Impaired - Drug
Incident:  19-17927
Location:  Colborne Street East
Incident:  On Friday May 17, 2019 shortly after 7:00 a.m. Community Patrol Officers observed a vehicle parked across two parking spaces in a business parking lot.  Officers observed the vehicle to be running and a male driver slouched over against the driver’s window asleep.  Officers spoke to the male driver who showed signs of impairment.  A demand was given for a field sobriety test and performed.  As a result of that test the driver was arrested.  While dealing with the accused a syringe with suspected cocaine was located on him.  The accused was given a demand for a Drug Recognition Evolution and transported to the Brantford Police Service. As a result of the investigation a 35 year old Brantford male is charged with Impaired Operation – Drug under the Criminal Code.  He is also charged with Possession of a Controlled Substance (cocaine) under the Controlled Drug and Substances Act.  The drivers licence was suspended for 90 days and his vehicle was impounded for 7 days.    
    

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