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Police Investigate Sexual Assault in the Brighton Avenue area

Oct 15, 2019

Incident #19-37196

On September 21st, 2019 a sexual assault occurred in the area of Brighton Avenue in the early morning hours. A female in her 20’s was sexually assaulted by an unknown male who then fled the area. The incident was reported several days later and an investigation was initiated.

The suspect is described as a white male, 20's, 5 foot 10 inches, average build, dark brown hair, clean shaved, wearing a gray shirt and blue jeans. A composite photo of the suspect was created and can be viewed below.

The Brantford Police want to make the public aware of this incident and the location it occurred. Police are continuing to investigate this incident and are asking anyone with information to contact D/Cst. Mike Aasla of the Child Abuse Sexual Assault Unit at 519-756-0113 ext.3001or Crime Stoppers at 519-750-8477.

Missing Person - Autumn Calderon

Oct 15, 2019

Investigators from the Brantford Police Service are seeking assistance from the public in locating a missing female.
 
Autumn CALDERON, was reported missing by family members on October 12, 2019.
 
Autumn CALDERON is a 22 year old female who is described as 5’6”, brown eyes, and dark brown shoulder length hair. Autumn CALDERON is known to frequent the downtown core in Brantford and surrounding areas. Police and family are concerned for her well-being. Anyone with information is asked to call Detective Constable Kevin Cabral of the Brantford Police Service Criminal Investigations Section at (519) 756-7050, ext. 2206.

Two People Charged After Warrant Executed on Residence in West Brantford

Oct 15, 2019

Incident #19-39504

Two males are facing charges after an investigation by the Toronto Police Service Guns and Gangs Unit. 

The TPS Guns and Gangs Unit had entered into a Firearms investigation which resulted in the execution of search warrants in Toronto and Brantford.   On Friday October 11, 2019 the Brantford Police Service ERT, K9, Task Force and Street Crime Units assisted the Toronto Police Service Guns and Gangs Unit by executing a search warrant at an address in West Brantford. As a safety precaution during the execution of the warrant a nearby school was temporarily placed on hold and secure. The search warrant was successfully executed without incident.

During the execution of the warrant, police located cocaine (street value $3600), fentanyl (street value $8200), heroin (street value $7500) and methamphetamine (street value $5200).  The approximate value of the drugs located is $24,500.  Police also located over 2000 rounds of ammunition (various calibers) and 4 prohibited devices (extended ammunition magazines). 

As a result of the investigation, Toronto Police Service Guns and Gangs Unit have charged two males with a number of Criminal Code and Controlled Drug and Substances Act charges. 

A 32 year old Toronto male is charged with:
1. Possession for the Purpose Trafficking x 6 CDSA
2. Possession of Proceeds of Crime CCC
3. Possession of Prohibited Device x 4 CCC
4. Possession of Ammunition when Prohibited x 2 CCC

A 23 year old Brantford male is charged with:
1. Possession for the Purpose Trafficking x 4 CDSA
2. Possession of Prohibited Device x 4 CCC
3. Fail to Comply Recognizance CCC


Anyone with information is asked to contact the Brantford Police Service at 519-756-0113 or Tipsters who wish to remain anonymous are asked to contact Brant- Brantford Crime Stoppers at 519-750-8477 or 1-800-222-8477.

Brantford Police assist Toronto Police Guns and Gangs Unit With Search Warrant

Oct 11, 2019

Incident #19-39504

On Friday October 11, 2019 the Brantford Police Service assisted the Toronto Police Service Guns and Gangs Unit with the execution of a search warrant at an address in West Brantford.  As a safety precaution during the execution of the warrant a nearby school was temporarily placed on hold and secure.  The search warrant was successfully executed without incident.  As a result of the investigation one male is in custody. 

Brantford Police Service in conjunction with the Toronto Police Service is continuing this investigation and there will continue to be a police presence in the area. 

  "Public Safety in Partnership with our Community”

Police investigate Shooting in Downtown

Oct 11, 2019

Incident #19-39441

Brantford Police Service is currently investigating a shooting incident that occurred last night on Colborne Street that sent one male to hospital with non-life threatening injuries. 

On Friday October 11, 2019 at approximately 2:15 a.m. Brantford Police Service responded to a call about a shooting on Colborne Street near Bain Street.  Two males had gotten into an argument which turned into a physical confrontation.  During the altercation a third male became involved and shot the victim.  The two suspects fled the area in a vehicle.  Community Patrol Officers attended to the area where they located a 25 year old male victim who was suffering from a gunshot wound.  The victim was treated by Emergency Medical Services and transported to hospital with non-life threatening injuries.  

Officers located and attempted to stop the suspect vehicle.  The vehicle failed to stop for police and continued out of town on Highway 403.  Officers engaged in a pursuit of the vehicle when the suspects intentionally made contact with marked police vehicles.  Due to the risk to public safety the pursuit was discontinued. 

Brantford Police are looking for a Grey/Silver 4 Door Mercedes that was last seen travelling at a high rate speed East Bound on Highway 403.   

Suspect #1 -   Andrew Steven Kreko  
                      30 y.o.
                      Caucasian male
                      5”11
                      225 lbs
                      Brown short hair
                      Brown eyes

Suspect #2  Asian male
                   25 – 30 y.o.
                   Medium build
                   Long Black hair that is short on the sides
                   Wearing all black clothing and black leather jacket

Vehicle #1 Mercedes
                  4 Door
                  Grey/Silver in color

The two suspects in this investigation should be considered armed and dangerous and should not be approached. Call 911 immediately if observed.

The Brantford Police Service Major Crime Unit Detectives are continuing to investigate this incident.  Anyone with information is encouraged to call Detective Chad Francis at 519-756-0113 ext. 2272, Det. Jeff Cotter 519-756-0113 ext. 2271 or Crime Stoppers at 519-750-8477.


  "Public Safety in Partnership with our Community”

                       


 




 



 



 


 


                       

Police investigate Sexual Assault at Dunsdon St. and Buchanan Cres.

Oct 10, 2019

 Incident #19-38779

 On Sunday October 6, 2019 at approximately 1:30 a.m. a female in her 30’s was walking north bound on Dunsdon Street towards Buchanan Crescent where she encountered an unknown man standing in front of her.  The male pushed the female victim to the ground and subsequently sexually assaulted her. The male then fled the area. 

The suspect is described as being a white male, in his 30’s, with stubble on his face, wearing a dark blue or black sweater with a baseball hat with the brim pulled down to conceal the top half of his face. 

The Brantford Police want to make the public aware of this incident and the location it occurred.  Police are continuing to investigate this incident and are asking anyone with information to contact Detective Jason Sinning of the Brantford Police Major Crime Unit at 519-756-0113 extension 2265 or Crime Stoppers at 519-750-8477.

  "Public Safety in Partnership with our Community”

Operation Impact 2019:Your actions have impact

Oct 10, 2019

Brantford, ON, October 10, 2019–Operation Impact 2019 is a public education campaign taking place from October 11th to 14th, 2019. The goal is to make Canada’s roads the safest in the world by promoting safe driving behaviours.

The Brantford Police Service makes educating the public in safe driving practices a road safety priority.  An essential part of our job is to save lives and reduce injuries on our roadways.  This year we will focus on behaviours that put drivers, passengers and all road users at risk of fatal or serious injury collisions.  Our enforcement initiative will focus on impaired driving, seat belt use and all aspects related to aggressive driving including speeding and distracted driving. 

This is one way the Brantford Police Service is helping to increase public compliance with safe driving measures in order to prevent collisions, save lives and reduce injuries on our roads. "Your actions have impact”. This is the theme for this year’s campaign. Don’t let the impact of your choices be a collision on our roads.


The Brantford Police Service is committed to maintaining
road safety through enforcement and education.

Three People Arrested in Home Invasion

Oct 9, 2019

Incident #19-39105 

Brantford Police Service has charged three people in relation to a home invasion last night on Colborne Street.  

On Tuesday October 8, 2019 at approximately 6:30 p.m. Brantford Police Service received a 9-1-1 call from a residence on Colborne Street, Brantford.  Three people had broken into the residence and threatened the three residences inside.  One suspect claimed to be armed with a firearm; however no firearm was seen or brandished.  One victim was targeted by the three suspects; he was able to flee the residence to safety.   The three suspects chased after the victim and then fled the area.  Community Patrol Officers attended to the area where they located the three male victims who were not injured as a result of the incident.  Officers were able to contain the area and located the three suspects a short distance away.  All three suspects were arrested without incident.  A firearm was not located and is not believed to have been involved in this incident.  While dealing with the three accused, one was found to be in possession of $1000 worth of suspected cocaine and a second accused was found to be in possession of $1000 worth of suspected fentanyl. 

As a result of the investigation three males have been arrested and are facing a number of Criminal Code charges. 

Brandon Emmett WHALEN 20 y.o. male from Brantford

1. Break, enter and commit, contrary to section 348(1)(b) Criminal Code of Canada

2.    Assault with a weapon, contrary to section 267 Criminal Code of Canada
 
3. Utter threats to cause death, contrary to section 264.1(a) Criminal Code of
Canada

4. Possession for the purpose, contrary to section 5(2) Controlled Drugs and
Substances Act x2

Jamie David MACNEILL 18 y.o. male from Brantford

1.   Break, enter and commit, contrary to section 348(1)(b) Criminal Code of Canada

2.      Assault with a weapon, contrary to section 267 Criminal Code of Canada

3.      Utter threats to cause death, contrary to section 264.1(a) Criminal Code of 
         Canada

4.      Breach probation order, contrary to section 733.1(1) Criminal Code of Canada

5.      Possession for the purpose, contrary to section 5(2) Controlled Drugs and  
         Substances Act

Cameron Douglas GREIVES 19 y.o. male from Brantford

1. Break, enter and commit, contrary to section 348(1)(b) Criminal Code of Canada

2.    Assault with a weapon, contrary to section 267 Criminal Code of Canada

2. Utter threats to cause death, contrary to section 264.1(a) Criminal Code of Canada

This is not believed to be a random act of violence. 

The BPS Major Crime Unit with the assistance of the Task Force is continuing to investigate this incident.  Anyone with information or anyone who may have home security video footage in the area is asked to contact police or contact Det. Chad Francis of the Major Crime Unit at 519-756-0113 ext. 2272 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.      

"Public Safety in Partnership with our Community”

Update - Brantford Police Investigate a Home Invasion

Oct 8, 2019

Update

Brantford Police Service have charged two males and are looking for a third suspect that were involved in a Home Invasion Robbery last night. 

On Monday October 7, 2019 at approximately 9:00 p.m. Brantford Police Service received a 9-1-1 call from a residence on Sarah Street, Brantford.  Three people had broken into the residence and were armed with firearms.  Four people were in their residence at the time and one victim was assaulted.  Three suspects fled the scene on foot.  Community Patrol Officers with the assistance of Woodstock Police K9 Unit attended to the area where they located the victims.  One victim was treated by Emergency Medical Services for minor injuries.  Officers and Police K9 conducted a search and a track of the area where they were able to locate and arrest two suspects without incident.  The two accused were located hiding on nearby properties a short distance away.  A third suspect is still outstanding.

Gunshots were fired outside the residence by the accused as they were fleeing the area.  

This is not believed to be a random act of violence. 

On Tuesday October 8, 2019 Brantford Police Service with the assistance of Guelph Police Service K9 conducted a ground search and located two firearms a short distance away from the residence. 

 

 As a result of the investigation two males have been charged and are facing numerous Criminal Code Offences. 

Accused #1 – Gideon BONSU a 26 y.o male from Brampton

Robbery S.344 1(b) CC

Assault with a weapon S.267(a) CC

Careless use of a firearm S.86(1) CC

Pointing a firearm S.87(1) CC

Discharging firearm- Recklessness S. 244.2(1)(b) CC

Possession of weapons dangerous S.88 CC


Accused #2 – Terence WATSON a 33 y.o. male from Mississauga

Robbery S.344 1(b) CC

Assault with a weapon S.267(a) CC

Careless use of a firearm S.86(1) CC

Pointing a firearm S.87(1) CC

Discharging firearm- Recklessness S. 244.2(1)(b) CC

Possession of weapons dangerous S.88 CC

Breach of Recognizance.  S.145(3) CC

Possession contrary to court order S. 117.01(1) CC

Accused #3 – outstanding


The BPS Major Crime Unit with the assistance of the Task Force is continuing to investigate this incident.  Anyone with information or anyone who may have home security video footage in the area is asked to contact police or contact Det. Kevin Cabral of the Major Crime Unit at 519-756-0113 ext. 2206 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.      

"Public Safety in Partnership with our Community”

 

Brantford Police Investigate a Home Invasion

Oct 8, 2019

Brantford Police Service has charged two males and is seeking another suspect that were involved in a Home Invasion Robbery last night. 

On Monday October 7, 2019 at approximately 9:00 p.m. Brantford Police Service received a 9-1-1 call from a residence on Sarah Street, Brantford.  Three people had broken into the residence and were armed with firearms.  Four people were in their residence at the time and one victim was assaulted.  Three suspects fled the scene on foot.  Community Patrol Officers with the assistance of Woodstock Police K9 Unit attended to the area where they located the victims.  One victim was treated by Emergency Medical Services for minor injuries.  Officers and Police K9 conducted a search and a track of the area where they were able to locate and arrest two suspects without incident.  The two accused were located hiding on nearby properties a short distance away.  A third suspect is still outstanding.

Gunshots were fired outside the residence by the accused as they were fleeing the area.  

Accused #1 – 26 y.o male from Brampton

Accused #2 – 33 y.o. male from Mississauga

Accused #3 – outstanding

This is not believed to be a random act of violence. 

The BPS Major Crime Unit with the assistance of the Task Force is continuing to investigate this incident.  Anyone with information or anyone who may have home security video footage in the area is asked to contact police or contact Det. Kevin Cabral of the Major Crime Unit at 519-756-0113 ext. 2206 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.      

"Public Safety in Partnership with our Community”

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