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Four Arrested, Drugs and Firearm Seized

Aug 9, 2021

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On Friday, August 6, 2021 at approximately 1:06 p.m., officers with the Brantford Police Service responded to a weapons related 9-1-1 call for service at a residence on West Street near Morton Avenue.

Information was received to advise of two suspect males with a firearm, engaged in a foot chase on West Street.

Officers attended and through investigation, located three suspect males who were involved in a physical altercation. The three suspects were subsequently identified and arrested.
 
A search incident to arrest located the following:
  • 28 grams (approx.) of suspected Cocaine, with an approximate street value of $2,800 
  • 40.5 grams (approx.) of suspected Crack Cocaine, with an approximate street value of $4,050
  • 400 (approx.) Xanax pills, with an estimated street value of $4,000
  • 0.90 grams (approx.) of suspected Crack Cocaine 
  • A replica firearm
  • 0.79 grams (approx.) of suspected Crack cocaine
Information was received to indicate an additional male may have been injured in the altercation. Officers attended the West Street residence of the male in order to verify his well-being and observed illicit drugs in the residence. Judicial authorization to enter the residence was received and police executed a search warrant pursuant to Section 11 of the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act.

As a result, a fourth male suspect was arrested for Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking.

During the search of the residence, the following was located:
  • 49.16 grams (approx.) of suspected Cocaine, with an approximate a street value of $4,916 
  • 18.40 grams (approx.) of suspected Crack Cocaine, with an approximate street value of $1,840
  • Numerous drug paraphernalia items utilized in Crack-Cocaine production and trafficking
Image of Evidence
 
As a result of the investigation, the following accused parties stand charged with:

Omari Aswad BROWN, 29, of Toronto:
  • Weapons Dangerous 
  • Possession for the Purpose – Schedule 1 – Cocaine
  • Possession for the Purpose – Schedule 1 – Crack Cocaine 
  • Possession for the Purpose – Schedule 1 – Other Drugs (Xanax)
  • Possession of a Controlled Substance – Crack Cocaine 
  • Production - Schedule 1 

Akiva KELLER-PITTERS, 24, of Toronto:
  • Possession for the Purpose – Schedule 1 – Cocaine
  • Possession for the Purpose – Schedule 1 – Crack Cocaine 
  • Possession for the Purpose – Schedule 1 – Other Drugs (Xanax)
  • Production - Schedule 1 

Khalid MOHAMED, 25, of Toronto:
  • Possession for the Purpose – Schedule 1 – Cocaine
  • Possession for the Purpose – Schedule 1 – Crack Cocaine 
  • Possession for the Purpose – Schedule 1 – Other Drugs (Xanax)
  • Possession of a Controlled Substance – Crack Cocaine 
  • Production - Schedule 1 

Jacob William Micheal MINSHALL, 35, of Brantford:
  • Possession for the Purpose – Schedule 1 – Cocaine
  • Possession for the Purpose – Schedule 1 – Crack Cocaine 
  • Possession for the Purpose – Schedule 1 – Other Drugs (Xanax)
  • Possession of a Controlled Substance – Crack Cocaine 
  • Production - Schedule 1 

All of the accused are being held for a bail hearing.

Anyone with information on any other drug-related activities is asked to contact the Street Crime Unit of the Brantford Police Service at 519-756-0113 ext. 2286. Tipsters who wish to remain anonymous are asked to contact Brant- Brantford Crime Stoppers at 519-750-8477 or 1-800-222-8477. Alternatively, a web tip may be submitted at:  https://www.crimestoppersbb.com/submit-a-tip/ 

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