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Crime Brief - November 15, 2019

Nov 15, 2019

Type:   Utter Threats   
Incident:  19-43913
Location:  Colborne Street  
Incident:  On Wednesday November 13, 2019 just before 4:00 p.m. Brantford Police Service responded to a 9-1-1 call at a business on Colborne Street.  A male had attended inside the business and started to make threats to physically harm the staff.  The male left but was seen waiting outside the front doors.  Community Patrol Officers attended to the area where they located the male a short distance away.  The male was arrested without incident after a brief foot pursuit.  Information was received that the accused was currently bound by a court order with conditions.  A 37 year old Brantford male has been charged with Utter Threats to Cause Death/Bodily Harm, Resist Arrest and Breach of Probation under the Criminal Code.                            

Type:    Impaired – Alcohol
Incident:  19-43911
Location:  Pearl Street  
Incident:  On Wednesday November 13, 2019 at approximately 3:30 p.m. Brantford Police Service received a call about a possible impaired driver on Pearl Street.  The vehicle had been seen swerving and cutting people off on the roadway.  Community Patrol Officers attended to the area where they located the vehicle and driver parked on Pearl Street.  While dealing with the driver Officers observed a beer bottle by the driver and he was showing signs of impairment.  The driver was arrested and transported in order to provide samples of his breath as required by law.  The accused samples were 2X the legal limit.  As a result of the investigation a 55 year old Troy male has been charged with Operation While Impaired and 80 Plus under the Criminal Code.  The accused licence was suspended for 90 days and his vehicle was impounded for 7 days.  

Type:   Motor Vehicle Collision – Hit and Run  
Incident:  19-43688
Location:  Dalhousie Street   
Incident:  On Monday November 11, 2019 at approximately 6:30 p.m. Brantford Police Service responded to a motor vehicle collision at Dalhousie Street and Stanley Street.  A pick-up truck had been travelling on Dalhousie Street when it ran the red light and struck a vehicle.  The truck continued through the intersection where it mounted the curb and struck a pedestrian.  The truck fled the area and continued down Dalhousie Street.  The truck attempted to turn onto Brock Street when it again left the roadway, and struck a stop sign.  The vehicle failed to stop and continued to flee the area.  Community Patrol Officers attended to the scene where they located the pedestrian and other driver and vehicle that were involved and had been struck.  Emergency Medical Services attended to the scene and transported the victims to hospital with serious non-life threatening injuries.  Information was provided to neighbouring Police Agencies regarding the ongoing investigation.  Investigation revealed that a driving complaint was received by the O.P.P regarding a similar vehicle shortly after the collision occurred.  A short time later the Hamilton Police Service located the vehicle abandoned at a commercial plaza.  The driver of the vehicle contacted them shortly afterwards and turned himself into police.  The driver was arrested and transported to the custody of the Brantford Police.  A 33 year old Hamilton male has been charged with Dangerous Operation of Motor Vehicle Causing Bodily Harm and Fail to Stop at Accident under the Criminal Code.       
 
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