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Crime Brief - September 13, 2019

Sep 13, 2019

Type:   Weapon    
Incident:  19-34951
Location:  Nelson Street  
Incident:  On Tuesday September 10, 2019 just after 12:30 p.m. Brantford Police Service responded to a 9-1-1 call at a residence on Nelson Street.  The victim had gotten into a verbal argument with an individual who was visiting the residence next door.  During the verbal altercation the suspect pulled up his shirt and showed the victim a firearm that was concealed in his waistband.  The victim was able to leave the area and contacted police.  The suspect fled the area on a bicycle.  Community Patrol Officers attended to the area and located the suspect a short distance away.  The accused was arrested without incident.  While dealing with the accused he was found to be in possession of crystal methamphetamine ($150 street value) and a replica firearm (BB Gun) was recovered.  The victim was not physically injured as a result of the investigation.  A 48 year old Brantford male has been charged with Possession of Weapon for a Dangerous Purpose, Assault with a Weapon, Carry Concealed Weapon under the Criminal Code.  He is also charged with Possession of a Controlled Substance under the Controlled Drug and Substances Act.  The accused was held for a bail hearing. 

Type:   Fraud     
Incident:  19-34970
Location:   Brant Ave  
Incident:   On Tuesday September 10, 2019 just before 5:00 p.m. Brantford Police Service responded to a 9-1-1 call at a business on Brant Ave.  An unknown male had attended the business and was attempting to cash a check.  Employees became suspicious of the identity of the customer and the check and contacted police.  Community Patrol Officers attended to the business where they located and spoke to the suspect male.  Investigation revealed that the male had given false identification and the check had previously been reported stolen.  Information was received that the male was also wanted on an outstanding warrant and was bound by court order with conditions.  As a result of the investigation a 37 year old Brantford male was arrested on the outstanding warrant and has been charged with Identity Fraud, Utter Forged Document, Possess Stolen Property Under $5000 and Breach of Recognizance.  The accused was held for a bail hearing.                     


Type:   Break and Enter - Residential       
Incident:  19-35240
Location:   St Paul Ave 
Incident:   On Thursday September 12, 2019 at approximately 10:30 a.m. Brantford Police Service responded to a 9-1-1 call about a Break and Enter to a residential property on St Paul Ave.  The property management company had attended to the vacant property and located the side door open and heard a person inside.  Community Patrol Officers attended to the address and confirmed the information.  While at the address an unknown male attempted to leave the property through a rear door where he was arrested without incident.  The residence was searched and damage was located inside.  The male had spray-painted the inside of the residence.  Information was received that the accused was currently wanted on an outstanding warrant for his arrest.  As a result of the investigation a 27 year old Brantford male was arrested on the outstanding warrant and is charged with Break and Enter and Mischief to Property Under $5000 under the Criminal Code.                  

Type:   Impaired – Alcohol   
Incident:  19- 35203
Location:   Icomm Drive    
Incident: On Wednesday September 11. 2019 at approximately 11:50 p.m. Brantford Police Service responded to a call regarding a possible impaired driver.  Employees at a business on Icomm Drive dealt with a male driver who they believed was impaired.  Community Patrol Officers attended to the area where they located the vehicle and spoke to the male driver.  While dealing with the driver Officers observed signs of impairment and the driver was arrested.  The driver was transported in order to provide samples of his breath as required by law.  The driver’s samples were over the legal limit.  As a result of the investigation a 69 year old Brantford male has been charged with Operation While Impaired and 80 Plus.  His licence was suspended for 90 days and his vehicle was impounded for 7 days.    

Type:   Break and Enter - Residential       
Incident:  19-35304
Location:   Ninth Ave 
Incident:   On Thursday September 12, 2019 just after 6:00 p.m. Brantford Police Service responded to a 9-1-1 regarding a Break and Enter to a residence on Ninth Ave.  The owner had returned home and found an unknown male in her basement.  The male fled the residence with property from the house and began to flee the area jumping fences and running through other properties.  The male attempted to steal a bike from a residence on Walter Street when he was confronted by the neighbour who he punched and assaulted.  Other neighbours came to their aid until police arrived.  During the events the male assaulted and threatened the citizens involved.  While dealing with the male a backpack was recovered containing items from the break and enter along with a small quantity of suspected methamphetamine.  Information was received that the accused was currently bound by a court order with conditions.  A 17 year old Brantford male is charged with Assault x2, Utter Threats to Cause Death or Bodily Harm x2, Break, Enter and Commit and Theft Under $5000 x2 under the Criminal Code.  He is also charged with Breach of Probation under the Youth Criminal Justice Act as well as Possession of a Controlled Substance (methamphetamine) under the Controlled Drugs and substances Act.  The accused was held for a bail hearing.     
 
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