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Crime Brief - November 23, 2017

Nov 23, 2017

Type:  Traffic Stop - Arrest
Incident: 17-44732
Location: Wayne Gretzky Parkway
Incident: On Tuesday November 21, 2017 just after 5:30 a.m. Brantford Police Service observed a vehicle traveling northbound on Wayne Gretzky Parkway.  Information was received that the licence plates attached to the vehicle did not belong to that vehicle and the validation sticker was not the appropriate one for those plates.  Community Patrol Officers stopped the vehicle and spoke to the driver.  The driver was unable to provide any documentation for the vehicle and was unable to provide a drivers licence.  Upon investigation it was determined that the driver had provided false information to Police.  It was discovered that the driver was currently wanted on an outstanding warrant for his arrest as well as his drivers licence was currently under suspension.  During the arrest, the driver was found to be in possession of stolen property.  Shawn Gregory Marriott 39 years of Brantford is charged with Obstruct Peace Officer, Possession of Stolen Property under $5000 and Breach of Probation under the Criminal Co  de.  He is also charged with Driving Under Suspension, Fail to Surrender Permit for Motor Vehicle, Use Plates not Authorized for Motor Vehicle and Use validation not Furnished for Vehicle under the Highway Traffic Act.  He is further charged with Failing to Surrender Insurance Card under the Compulsory Automobile Insurance Act.  The accused was held for a bail hearing.      

Type:  Theft
Incident:  17-44870 
Location:  Curtis Street
Incident: On Wednesday November 22, 2017 a resident from Curtis Street reported a theft from a trailer.  Sometime overnight unknown person(s) broke into an enclosed trailer parked at the residence.  The trailer contained tools.  

Type:  Arrest
Incident:  17-44916 
Location:  Fifth Ave
Incident:  On Wednesday November 22, 2017 just before 7:00 p.m. Brantford Police Service received information that a male bound by a court order was not following the conditions of his release.  Community Patrol Officers attended and confirmed that the male was not abiding by the conditions of his court order.  The suspect male was located and arrested without incident.  During the arrest the accused was found to be in possession of a controlled substance.  A 31 year old Brantford man is charged with Fail to Comply with Recognizance and Breach of Probation under the Criminal Code and Possession of a Controlled Substance (marihuana) under the Controlled Drug and Substance Act.  The accused was held for a bail hearing.  

Type:  Impaired 
Incident:  17-44960 
Location:  St Paul Ave 
Incident: On November 23, 2017 just after 12:00 a.m. Brantford Police Service received information from a concerned citizen about a possible impaired driver in the St Paul Ave area.  Community Patrol Officers attended to the area, however were unable to locate the vehicle.  Shortly after 1:00 a.m. a second report was received about the same vehicle in the downtown area.  Officers attended and located the vehicle on Dalhousie Street.  Officers spoke to the driver who displayed signs of impairment and was arrested for impaired driving.  The accused was transported to the police station where he was to provide two samples of his breath as required by law.  The accused blew twice the legal limit.  A 42 year old Ohsweken man is charged with Operate a Motor Vehicle While Impaired and Operate a Motor Vehicle Over 80.  During the investigation it was discovered the accused was currently wanted on an outstanding warrant held in another jurisdiction.  The accused was held for a bail hearing.  
  
Further the accused licence was suspended for 90 days and the vehicle being driven by the accused was impounded for 7 days.     

 
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