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Crime Brief - May 8, 2019

May 8, 2019

Type:    Impaired – Alcohol  
Incident:  19-16601
Location:  Brantwood Park Road          
Incident:  On Wednesday May 8, 2019 at approximately 2:45 a.m. Community Patrol Officers located a vehicle parked in a business parking lot on Brantwood Park Road.  Officers spoke to the male driver who was showing 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’s reading were over two times the legal limit.  A 48 year old Kitchener male is charged with Operation While Impaired and 80 Plus.  His licence was suspended for 90 days and his vehicle was impounded for 7 days.                              
Type:    Drugs
Incident:  19-16461
 Location:  Colborne Street        
Incident:   On Tuesday May 7, 2019 just before 3:00 a.m. Community Patrol Officers observed a vehicle traveling east on Colborne Street.  The vehicle was driving at a slow rate of speed and was weaving in and out of marked lanes.  Officers performed a traffic stop and spoke to the male driver.  Information was received that the driver was currently wanted on three outstanding warrants from other jurisdictions.  The driver was arrested without incident.  While dealing with the accused he was found to be in possession of suspected cocaine ($150 value) and crystal methamphetamine ($1000 value).  A 35 year old Cambridge male was arrested on the outstanding warrants and has been charged with Possession of a Controlled Substance x2 under the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act.                                             
Type:   Suspended Driver
Incident:  19-16495
Location:   Marlborough Street
Incident:  On Tuesday May 7, 2019 just after 10:00 a.m. Brantford Police Service responded to a call on Marlborough Street.  An unknown male was seen sitting in the driver’s seat of a vehicle parked on the road drinking a beer.  Community Patrol Officers attended to the area where they located the vehicle and driver.  Officers observed an open bottle of beer beside the driver and other empty beer bottles inside the vehicle.  While speaking to the driver he showed signs of impairment.  The driver was arrested and transported to the Brantford Police Service where he provided samples of his breath as required by law.  The accused readings registered a warning and he was issued a 3 days licence suspension.  Investigation revealed that the drivers licence was currently suspended, his validation was expired and he had no insurance on the vehicle.  As a result of the investigation a 47 year old Brantford male has been charged with Drive While Under Suspension and Drive Motor Vehicle – no Currently Validated Permit under the Highway Traffic Act.  He is also charged with Operate Motor Vehicle – No Insurance under the Compulsory Automobile Insurance Act and Having Care and Control of a Motor Vehicle with Open Container of Liquor under the Liquor Licence Act.                   

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