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SIU Invokes Mandate After Three Arrested on Weapons Charges

Jul 28, 2021

Inc. # 21-28318, 21-28428

On Monday, July 26, 2021 at approximately 6:12 p.m., officers with the Brantford Police Service were dispatched to a residence located on Rawdon Street after receiving a report to advise of an altercation involving offensive weapons.

As a result of the investigation, at approximately 2:28 p.m., Tuesday, July 27, 2021, a 33-year-old male of Brantford, was located in the area of Colborne Street and Market Street, arrested and held pending a bail hearing for Possession of a Weapon for a Dangerous Purpose, and Assault with a Weapon, contrary to the Criminal Code of Canada.

At approximately 9:00 p.m., on Tuesday, July 27, 2021, officers obtained and executed a Search Warrant at the Rawdon Street residence with the assistance of the Brantford Police Service Emergency Response Team and the K-9 Unit.

As a result of the Search Warrant, a 40-year-old male of Brantford was arrested and held pending a bail hearing for Possession of a Weapon for a Dangerous Purpose x2, Carrying a Concealed Weapon, and Failure to Comply with Judicial Release, contrary to the Criminal Code of Canada.

A 36 year-old female of Brantford has also been apprehended and charged with Possession of Weapons for a Dangerous Purpose contrary to the Criminal Code of Canada.

As a result of the execution of the Search Warrant, officers located and seized a machete, hatchet and pellet pistol.

During the incident, the Brantford Police Service deployed use of force [Anti Riot Weapon Enfield – ARWEN and conducted energy weapon (CEW)], in an effort to apprehend one of the male suspects, and have notified the province’s Special Investigation Unit (SIU) which has invoked its mandate. As such, Brantford Police Service will be unable to provide further information or comment related to the incident.

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