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Male Arrested for Break and Enter

Dec 9, 2020

Incident # 20-47839
UPDATE
On Tuesday, December 8, 2020 at approximately 11:40 p.m. a 32 year-old male from Brantford was arrested and charged with the following Criminal Code charges in relation to a break and enter at 171 Colborne Street, which occurred earlier in the day:
  • Break and Enter and Commit 
  • Breach Probation
  • Theft Under $5000.00
  • Mischief over $5000.00
Additionally, officers were able to confirm this individual as the suspect wanted for several similar incidents occurring from December 5, to December 8, 2020. As a result of the investigation, the following additional Criminal Code charges have been laid in relation to the incidents as outlined below.

Incident # 20-47817:  
On December 7, 2020 Brantford Police Service received a report to advise that a break and enter had occurred on December 5 and December 6 at a Darling Street apartment building.  As a result of this investigation, the suspect stands charged with the following violations under the Criminal Code in relation to this report: 
  • Break and Enter and Commit 
  • Break and Enter with Intent x 2
  • Mischief Under $5,000 
  • Breach of Probation Order 
 
Incident 20-47866: 
On December 8, 2020 Brantford Police Service received a report to advise that an unknown male stole various items from a retail store located on Colborne Street East. As a result of this investigation, the suspect stands charged with the following violations under the Criminal Code in relation to this incident:
  • Theft Under $5,000
  • Possession of Stolen Goods under $5000
  • Breach of Probation Order
 
Incident # 20-47886: 
On December 8, 2020 Brantford Police Service received a report to advise that a break and enter has occurred at a facility located on Lynwood Drive. As a result of this investigation, the suspect stands charged with the following violations under the Criminal Code in relation to this incident:
  • Attempt Break and Enter with Intent
  • Possession of Break-in Instruments
  • Failure to Comply with Probation Order 
The individual has been held for bail.

ORIGINAL RELEASE
December 8, 2020

On Tuesday, December 8, 2020 at approximately 4:15 a.m., Brantford Police Service officers were dispatched to 171 Colborne Street in regards to a break and enter.

Investigation revealed that at approximately 2:25 a.m. a lone male gained entry to the building by forcing the front door. The male was inside the building until approximately 4:00 a.m. when his activity triggered the alarm system. The male is believed to have exited the building by the front door and fled the area on foot.   

The interior of the building sustained extensive property damage.  

Suspect Description:
  • Male
  • Thin build
  • Wearing a black hoodie with green interior to the hood, grey Under Armour brand hat, black face mask, blue latex gloves, dark coloured pants, and was carrying a large grey hiking bag
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Brantford Police and seeking to identify the suspect in the attached photos and are asking for anyone who may have information related to the incident to contact Brantford Police Service at 519-756-0113.  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.tipsubmit.com/WebTips.aspx?AgencyID=251 

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