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Crime Brief - November 18, 2019

Nov 18, 2019

Type:   Assault   
Incident:  19-44275
Location:  Colborne Street  
Incident:  On Saturday November 16, 2019 just after 3:00 p.m. Brantford Police Service responded to a 9-1-1 call regarding an assault at an address on Colborne St.  Two males had been at a residence when a verbal argument ensued which turned into a physical altercation.  The accused began to punch and then struck the 35 year old victim with a hammer.  The victim was able to get the accused out of his residence and shut the door when the accused forced his way back into the residence.  The victim fled the residence to a nearby business for safety as the accused chased after him.  The accused continued to threaten to cause bodily harm/death to the victim when an employee attempted to intervene.  The accused then threatened the employee and struck the counter and walls of the business causing damage.  Community Patrol Officers attended to the business where they located and arrested the accused.  The victim was transported to hospital by emergency medical services for non-life threatening injuries.  A 55 year old Brantford male has been charged with Assault with a Weapon, Assault Cause Bodily Harm, Mischief to Property Under $5000 x3,  Utter Threats to Cause Bodily Harm/ Death x2 and Break and Enter with Intent under the Criminal Code.                                

Type:    Impaired – Alcohol
Incident:  19-44208
Location:  Pearl Street  
Incident: On Friday November 15, 2019, at approximately 11:30pm, Brantford Police Service were dispatched to the area of Pearl St & St. James St with regards to a single motor vehicle collision.  Prior to Police arrival, information was received that a dark SUV had struck a tree and the vehicle had subsequently fled the scene.  Community Patrol Officers attended to the area where they located the suspect vehicle parked on the road a short distance away.  Officers observed that the vehicle had sustained front end damage.  Investigation revealed that occupants from the vehicle had run into a nearby residence.  While Officers were investigating the incident the owner of the vehicle approached and admitted to having operated the vehicle and to being involved in the collision.  Officer’s observed signs of impairment and the accused was arrested.  The accused was transported in order to provide samples of his breath as required by law.  The accused samples were over the legal limit.  A 38 year old Brantford male is charged with Impaired Operation and 80 Plus under the Criminal Code.  The accused licence was suspended for 90 days and his vehicle was impounded for 7 days.   

Type:   Assault and Break and Enter   
Incident:  19-44215
Location:   Bishop Street   
Incident:  On Saturday November 16, 2019 at approximately 1:00 a.m. Brantford Police Service responded to a 9-1-1 call regarding a break and enter to a residence on Bishop Street.  An unknown male had been seen on the roof of a neighbouring residence causing damage.  When the male was confronted he tried to climb off the roof causing damage to a vehicle parked in the driveway.  The male then went to a neighbouring residence and began to bang on the rear glass sliding door.  The occupant’s tried to get the male to leave when he kicked and smashed the door gaining entry into the residence.  The male victim attempted to stop the accused while his wife tried to protect the child that was sleeping in the residence.  The accused was able to get to the kitchen where he grabbed a large kitchen knife and cut the victim on his hand.  Community Patrol Officers attended to the residence where they located and arrested the male.  During the arrest the accused resisted, fought and spit at police.  The 26 year old male victim received non-life threatening injuries as a result of the incident.  Information was received that the accused was currently bound by two court orders with conditions.  A 29 year old Brantford male is charged with Assault, Assault with Weapon,  Possession Weapons Dangerous, Utter Threats to Cause Bodily Harm/Death, Break, Enter and Commit, Trespass by Night, Assault with Intent to Resist Arrest, Mischief Under $5000 x2 and Breach of Probation under the Criminal Code.  The accused was held in custody for a bail hearing.  
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