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Crime Brief - November 13, 2017

Nov 13, 2017

Type:    Assault
Incident:  17-43409
Location:  Darling Street 
Incident: On Friday November 10, 2017 at around 5:30 p.m. the Brantford Police Service received a call from Brantford Transit regarding a belligerent female passenger.  The female had been rude and belligerent towards Transit staff at the main bus terminal.  A concerned citizen tried to calm the situation and was assaulted by the suspect female. The 22 year old female victim did not require medical attention.  Community patrol officers attended and searched the area as the suspect had left prior to police arrival.  On November 11, 2017 just before 12:00 p.m. the suspect was seen by officers in the downtown area.  The accused a 65 year old Brantford woman is charged with assault and Breach of Probation x2 under the Criminal Code.  The accused was held in custody for a bail hearing. 

Type: Threats
Incident: 17-43563
Location: Fairview Drive
Incident: On Saturday November 11, 2017 just after 5:30 p.m. a resident on Fairview Drive reported to police that she had received several threatening messages over Facebook.  Community Patrol Officers attended and spoke to the 34 year old female victim who stated that she had received numerous harassing and threatening messages through Facebook Messenger.  The threats received related to causing bodily harm to the victim and damaging her property.  James Cole, 33 years old of Hamilton has been charged with Uttering Threats to Cause Bodily Harm or Death and Uttering Threats to cause damage to property under the Criminal Code.  The accused was held for a bail hearing. 

Type:     Assault
Incident:   17-43557
Location:   Sheridan Street
Incident:  On Saturday November 11, 2017 just after 9:30 p.m. the Brantford Police Service attended to a call on Sheridan Street.  While at the residence, a resident became upset and confrontational towards others inside.  The accused picked up a piece of computer equipment, threw it and stuck the 42 year old female victim.  The accused also threatened bodily harm to others inside the residence.  The victim did not require medical attention.  A 24 year old Brantford woman is charged with Assault with a Weapon, Utter Threats to cause Bodily Harm or Death and Mischief Under $5000.00.  The accused was held for a bail hearing. 

 
Type: Break and Enter - Residential
Incident: 17-43611
Location: Mount Pleasant Street
Incident: On Sunday November 12, 2017 a resident on Mount Pleasant Street reported that their residence had been broken into.  Sometime over the weekend unknown person(s) entered the residence through a side window.  Reported stolen was jewelry, a gaming system and a computer. 



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Missing Person Andrew Osborne has been found deceased.

Nov 10, 2017

Incident #17-16945

On Tuesday November 7, 2017 just after 7:00 a.m. the Brantford Police Service received a 9-1-1 call from a citizen in the area of Sherwood Drive.  The citizen had been in a wooded area behind a business located on Sherwood Drive when he came across human remains.  Detectives from the Major Crime Unit began a sudden death investigation, which included identifying the deceased. On Thursday November 9, 2017 an autopsy was performed and the deceased was positively identified as Andrew Osborne.  The death is not considered suspicious in nature and therefore no criminal investigation will be conducted.  The Brantford Police Service has met with Andrew?s family and notified them of his death.  The family would like to thank the public for all of their assistance and support and ask that their privacy be respected during this difficult time.  No further information will be released.      

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Original Release

Update: Search for missing person Andrew Osborne continues
Jul 17, 2017
Incident #16945-17
July 11, 2017
Brantford Police continue their missing person investigation into the disappearance of Andrew Osborne, 36 years of age. Andrew went missing from his residence near Jarvis and Spring Street in Brantford on the evening of May 10, 2017 and a short time later at 10:24 p.m. he was captured on surveillance video at the intersection of Brant Avenue and Church Street, Brantford. He was last seen walking southbound on Brant Avenue from that location. Friends and family have not heard from him. Police have been following up on all potential leads, however, no confirmed information points to his whereabouts. Andrew is described as a white male, 5?10?, 190 pounds, medium build, with a brown beard and shaved head. He was last seen wearing black and grey checked pajama pants, a black Metal Militia baseball hat, black Sons of Anarchy hoodie, white K-Swiss running shoes, and carrying a black and grey Duck Commander backpack. Andrew?s family would like to thank the community for their efforts in trying to locate Andrew and hope their efforts will continue as they want to bring Andrew home. Detectives will continue to follow-up on all tips as they come in. Anyone with information is asked to call Detective Jason Davis, of the major crime unit at 519-756-0113 ext. 2273 or Crime Stoppers at 519-750-8477. "Public Safety in Partnership with our Community?

Update
May 15, 2017

Brantford police Service continues their search for missing person, Andrew Osborne.  Andrew was last seen leaving his home on May 10, 2017 and going out for a walk in the Spring Street and Jarvis Street area. 

Community Patrol Officers, BPS K9, officers on All-Terrain Vehicles and Park Patrol Officers have been searching a variety of areas including trail areas in and around the Grand River.  The Brantford Fire has assisted by conducting a search on the Grand River by boat in search for Andrew.  The Brantford Police Service requested the assistance of the OPP attend Waterford Conservation Area after learning that Andrew frequented that spot.  OPP also provided aerial assistance with covering a couple kilometers by drone. 

The Brantford Police Service continues their efforts to find Andrew Osborne. Officers have spoken to many friends of Andrews and encourages anyone who has any information to provide to please contact Detective Trevor Branscombe at 519-756-7050 x2261 or Detective Jason Davis at 519-756-7050 x2273

May 12, 2017

Police are requesting the assistance of the public in locating missing person Andrew Osborne (80-08-22).  Andrew Osborne was last seen on May 10, 2017 at 10:30 p.m. when he left his residence to go for a walk in the Spring St/ Jarvis St area of Brantford. 

Andrew Osborne is described as being a white male, 5?10?, 190lbs, medium build, brown beard, shaved head.

Mr. Osborne was last seen wearing black and grey checked pajama pants, black Metal Militia baseball hat, black Sons of Ancarchy hoodie, white K-Swiss running shoes, and carrying Duck Commander black and grey backpack.

Brantford Polce are currently searching the extended area. 

Anyone with information on this male please contact Det. Trevor Branscombe at 519-756-7050 x 2261 or Det. Jason Davis at 519-756-7050 x 2273

 


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Crime Brief - November 10, 2017

Nov 10, 2017

Type:    Impaired
Incident:  17-43304
Location:  Blackburn Drive 
Incident: On Thursday November 9, 2017 just before 9:00 p.m. the Brantford Police Service received a 9-1-1 call from a concerned citizen about a possible impaired driver.  A suspicious vehicle had been parked on Blackburn Drive and the driver was seen sleeping at the wheel.  The driver had been spoken to by the citizen who believed the driver had been drinking.  The driver left the area prior to police arrival.  Community patrol officers attended to the area where they located the vehicle and a male driver.  The Officer had conversation with the driver who displayed signs of impairment and noticed open alcohol inside.  The driver was issued a roadside demand to provide a sample of breath into approved screening device.  The driver failed the roadside screening device and was arrested for Operating a motor vehicle Over 80.  The accused was taken to the Brantford Police Service where he provided two samples of his breath as required by law. The accused readings were 2 times the legal limit.  A 31 year old male from Brantford is charged with Operate a Motor Vehicle Over 80 and was released on a Promise to Appear with a future court date.
  
Further the accused licence was suspended for 90 days and his vehicle was impounded for 7 days.    

Type:     Public Intoxication
Incident:   17-43320
Location:   Tim Hortons ? Dalhousie Street
Incident:  On Friday November 10, 2017 just after 12:30 a.m. Brantford Police Service were called to the Tim Horton?s on Dalhousie Street about an unwanted intoxicated male.  Community Patrol Officers attended and located the male leaning on the front counter inside the store.  Officers spoke to the male who was intoxicated. The accused a 38 year old Burford man was arrested for being intoxicated in a public place. 

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Crime Brief - November 9, 2017

Nov 9, 2017

Type:    Graffiti
Incident:  17-43157
Location:  Dalhousie Street 
Incident: On Wednesday November 8, 2017 the Brantford Police Service received several reports of vandalism in the downtown area.  Community Patrol Officers attended and located graffiti that had been spray painted on the sides of businesses and in alleyways.  While investigating these incidents a male was observed spray painting graffiti on the side of a building on Dalhousie Street.  The male was arrested by police without incident.  Officers checked the area and located fresh spray paint on a building on King Street.  A 21 year old Hamilton man has been charged with Mischief to Property Under $5000.00 x2.  The accused was held in custody pending a Bail Hearing.   

Type:    Traffic Stop - Arrest
Incident:  17-43093
Location:  West Street
Incident: On Wednesday November 8, 2017 just after 11:00 a.m. Community Patrol Officers observed a vehicle traveling on West Street with an expired validation permit.  A traffic stop was performed and officers spoke to the female driver and male passenger.  During the conversation it was discovered that the drivers, licence was currently under suspension and that there was no insurance on the vehicle.  The female driver was also currently bound by a court order with conditions to have no contact with the passenger.  The male passenger was also bound by a court order with conditions to have no contact with the driver.  Both the driver and passenger were arrested without incident.  During the arrest the driver was found to be in possession of marihuana, cocaine and crystal methamphetamine.  As a result of the investigation the 34 year old female driver is charged with Obstruct Peace Officer and Fail to Comply with Undertaking under the Criminal Code.  She is also charged with Possession of a Controlled Substance x3 under the Controlled Drug and Substance Act.  The driver is further charged with Drive while Under Suspension, Drive motor vehicle no currently validated permit under the Highway Traffic Act and Operate a Motor Vehicle with no Insurance under the Compulsory Automobile Insurance Act.  The passenger a 37 year old Brantford man is charged with Failing to Comply with a Recognizance.  Both parties were held for a bail hearing.       

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Additional Firearms Charges filed against Six Accused

Nov 8, 2017

Incident #17-41833

Brantford Police Service Street Crime Unit lays an additional 36 Firearms related offences against six accused.

On Monday October 30th, 2017, members of the BPS Street Crime Unit executed a search warrant at an address on Sheridan Street.  During the execution of the search warrant the SCU recovered a safe, two firearm storage safes and seven firearms.  It was discovered that the safe and two of the firearms had been reported stolen during a break and enter in the City of Brantford.  It was later discovered that one of the firearm storage safes had been reported stolen to the Hamilton Police Service during a Break and Enter in Ancaster.  Eight firearms were reported stolen in that safe.  Five of the stolen firearms from that Break and Enter were located inside the Sheridan Street residence. 

On November 3, 2017 the six accused were all charged with the further offences of:

The accused party Matthew Whitney TAYLOR stands charged with the following offences:

1.      Possession of a firearm obtained by crime of the Criminal Code of Canada x5
2.      Possession of stolen property under $5,000  of the Criminal Code of Canada 

The accused party Ian Thomas ERSKINE stands charged with the following offences:

1.      Possession of a firearm obtained by crime  of the Criminal Code of Canada x5
2.      Possession of stolen property under $5,000 of the Criminal Code of Canada 

The accused party Summer Jolene SANDS stands charged with the following offences:

1.      Possession of a firearm obtained by crime  of the Criminal Code of Canada x5
2.      Possession of stolen property under $5,000 of the Criminal Code of Canada 

The accused party Ashley Marissa ROBERTS stands charged with the following offences:

1.      Possession of a firearm obtained by crime of the Criminal Code of Canada x5
2.      Possession of stolen property under $5,000 of the Criminal Code of Canada 

The accused party Gabriel Maynard GREENE stands charged with the following offences:

1.      Possession of a firearm obtained by crime of the Criminal Code of Canada x5
2.      Possession of stolen property under $5,000 of the Criminal Code of Canada 

The accused party Jason Anthony LAFORME stands charged with the following offences:

1.      Possession of a firearm obtained by crime of the Criminal Code of Canada x5
2.      Possession of stolen property under $5,000 of the Criminal Code of Canada 

The accused parties were held in custody pending a bail hearing. 


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Original Release

October 31, 2017

INC#17-41833

The Brantford Police Service investigated an increased number of Break and Enter occurrences to residential properties in the month of October.  The BPS Street Crime Unit began an investigation into these reports.  On October 16, 2017 a vehicle was reported stolen from a residence on Passmore Court and believed to have been used during other break and enters.  On October 29, 2017 the stolen vehicle was observed by police parked in the area of Charlotte Street and Sheridan Street.  The vehicle was unoccupied at the time.  Members of the BPS Street Crime Unit set up surveillance on the stolen vehicle and shortly before 6:00 p.m. observed two of the accused exit a residence on Sheridan Street and attend to the stolen vehicle where they were arrested.  Officers then attended to the residence on Sheridan Street where four other individuals were located inside the residence and arrested as part of this investigation.  During the arrest accused #1 was found to be in possession of 5.47 grams of Crystal Methamphetamine with a street value of $820.50 along with over $3000.00 cash.  Accused #2 was found to be in possession of 0.34 grams of Crystal Methamphetamine ($50.00), 2.46 grams of marihuana ($25.00) and 4.02 grams of fentanyl ($1005.00).  The BPS Street Crime Unit secured the home while a warrant to search was sought.  On the morning of October 30, 2017 a search warrant was executed at the home and a large amount of property believed to be stolen was seized including seven firearms.  Investigation revealed that two of the firearms had been reported stolen.   Detectives from the Street Crimes Unit continue to investigate this incident and to identify the rightful owners of the seized property believed to have been taken from previous Break and Enters.  The Street Crimes Unit has been successful in matching up some of the seized property with its owners and been returned.  The Street Crimes Unit is seeking the public?s assistance in helping to identify several of the items seized which includes two gun safes and a number of vehicle and construction equipment keys.  If you believe you are the rightful owner of these items or have information relating to this investigation you are urged to call Detective Jeff Lawson of the BPS Street Crime Unit at 519-756-0113 ext. 2282 or jlawson@police.brantford.on.ca. Tipsters who wish to remain anonymous are asked to make a report at www.cybertip.ca.

The following are the accused and there charges;

The accused Matthew Whitney TAYLOR 39 years old of Brantford is charged with the following offences:

1.     Theft of motor vehicle of the Criminal Code of Canada
2.     Possession of stolen property over $5,000 of the Criminal Code of Canada
3.     Break, enter, and commit of the Criminal Code of Canada
4.     Possession of stolen property under $5,000 of the Criminal Code of Canada
5.     Possession of break and enter instruments of the Criminal Code of Canada
6.     Possession for the purpose of trafficking - crystal methamphetamine of the
        Controlled Drugs and Substances Act 
7.     Possession of property obtained by crime under $5,000 of the Criminal Code of
        Canada
8.     Unauthorized possession of a firearm of the Criminal Code of Canada x7
9.     Knowledge of Unauthorized possession of a firearm of the Criminal Code of
        Canada x7 
10.  Possession of a firearm obtained by crime of the Criminal Code of Canada x2

The accused party Ian Thomas ERSKINE 30 years old of Brantford is charged with the following offences:

1.     Possession of stolen property over $5,000 of the Criminal Code of Canada  
2.     Break, enter, and commit of the Criminal Code of Canada 
3.     Possession of stolen property under $5,000 of the Criminal Code of Canada  
4.     Possession for the purpose of trafficking - fentanyl of the Controlled Drugs and
        Substances Act
5.     Possession of a Controlled Substance - marijuana of the Controlled Drugs and
        Substances Act 
6.     Possession of a Controlled Substance - crystal methamphetamine of the Controlled
        Drugs and Substances Act 
7.     Unauthorized possession of a firearm of the Criminal Code of Canada x7
8.    Knowledge of Unauthorized possession of a firearm of the Criminal Code of Canada
       x7
9.    Possession of a firearm obtained by crime of the Criminal Code of
       Canada x2
10.  Possession of firearm contrary to prohibition order of the Criminal Code of Canada
       x7

The accused party Summer Jolene SANDS 35 years old of Brantford is charged with the following offences:

1.     Unauthorized possession of a firearm x7
2.     Knowledge of Unauthorized possession of a firearm x7
3.     Possession of a firearm obtained by crime x2

The accused party Ashley Marissa ROBERTS 25 years old of Brantford is charged with the following offences:

1.     Unauthorized possession of a firearm of the Criminal Code of Canada x7
2.     Knowledge of Unauthorized possession of a firearm of the Criminal Code of
        Canada x7
3.     Possession of a firearm obtained by crime of the Criminal Code of Canada x2


The accused party Gabriel Maynard GREENE 19 years old of Brantford is charged with the following offences:

1.     Unauthorized possession of a firearm of the Criminal Code of Canada x7
2.     Knowledge of Unauthorized possession of a firearm of the Criminal Code of 
        Canada x7
3.     Possession of a firearm obtained by crime of the Criminal Code of Canada x2
4.     Possession of firearm contrary to prohibition order of the Criminal Code of
        Canada x7
5.     Breach Probation of the Criminal Code of Canada
6.     Possession of Controlled Substance ? marijuana of the Controlled Drugs and   
       Substances

The accused party Jason Anthony LAFORME 39 years old of Brantford is charged with the following offences:

1.     Unauthorized possession of a firearm of the Criminal Code of Canada x7
2.     Knowledge of Unauthorized possession of a firearm of the Criminal Code of 
       Canada x7 
3.     Possession of a firearm obtained by crime of the Criminal Code of Canada x2
4.     Possession of firearm contrary to prohibition order  of the Criminal Code of
       Canada x7
5.     Breach Recognizance of the Criminal Code of Canada.
6.     Breach Probation of the Criminal Code of Canada.

All the accused parties were held in custody pending a bail hearing.

Crime Brief - November 8, 2017

Nov 8, 2017

Type:    Assault
Incident:  17-42902
Location:  Maria Ave
Incident: On Monday November 6, 2017 just before 7:00 p.m. the Brantford Police Service received a 9-1-1 call about an assault that had just taken place at a residence on Marie Ave.  Community Patrol Officers attended and spoke to the 17 year old victim who had received non-life threatening injuries.  During the investigation it was discovered that the accused had entered the residence of the victim and confronted her.  The accused assaulted the victim by punching her several times.  During the assault the accused had also grabbed a hairdryer and hit the victim with it.  The victim was able to get away and call for help.  Kimberly Anne Harris 24 years old of Branford is charged with Assault Cause Bodily Harm, Assault with a Weapon and Break, Enter and Commit under the Criminal Code.  The accused was held for a bail hearing. 

Type:    Break and Enter
Incident:  17-42960
Location:  Colborne Street (900 Block) 
Incident: On Tuesday November 7, 2017 a business on Colborne Street reported their business was broken into.  Sometime overnight unknown person(s) entered through a rear window and stole money. 

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Crime Brief - November 7, 2017

Nov 7, 2017

Type:    Motor Vehicle Collision
Incident:  17-42881
Location:  King George Road and Norman Street
Incident: On Monday November 6, 2017 just after 4:00 p.m. Brantford Police Service attended to a motor vehicle Collision between a car and a pedestrian.  A 13 year old male pedestrian riding a skateboard and a vehicle had collided.  As a result of the collision the pedestrian received serious injuries and was transported to and remains in hospital.  A 58 year old driver was not injured in the collision.  The intersection was closed for several hours while the Traffic Unit conducted their investigation.  No charges have been laid and the investigation continues.    The BPS Traffic Unit is continuing their investigation into the collision and is requesting any witnesses who have yet to speak with officers to contact Cst. Mark Baxter at 519-756-0113 ext. 2212 or mbaxter@police.brantford.on.ca.    

Type:    Suspicious Person
Incident:  17-42917
Location:  Murray Street and Grey Street
Incident: On Monday November 6, 2017 just before 11:00 p.m. Brantford Police Service received a 9-1-1 call about a suspicious male in the area of Grey Street and Murray Street.  The male was acting in an aggressive manner and damaging property in the area.  Community Patrol Officers attended to the area where they located a male matching the description.  Officers tried to speak to the male in attempts to calm him down when the male became aggressive towards police.  A 25 year old Brantford man is charged with Mischief to Property Under $5000, Assault Peace Officer and Breach of Recognizance.  The accused was held for a bail hearing.   

Type:  Suspicious Person  
Incident: 17-42923
Location: Park Ave   
Incident: On Tuesday November 7, 2017 just after 12:00 a.m. employees from a business on Park Ave called the Brantford Police Service about a suspicious person that was seen going through vehicles in the employee parking lot.  Community Patrol Officers attended to the area and spoke to the employees who provided a description of the male.  Officers checked the area and located the male who fled from police.  A short foot pursuit ensued and the male was arrested.  The accused was found to be in possession of items taken from the vehicles.  A 21 year old Brantford man is charged with Theft Under $5000, Possession of Stolen Property Under $5000 and Trespass by Night under the Criminal Code.  The accused was released on a Promise to Appear with a future court date along with an Officer in Charge Undertaking with conditions.  
 

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$60,000 worth of Suspected Fentanyl Seized and Man Arrested

Nov 6, 2017

Incident #17-42619

Brantford Police charge a 28 year old man after a large amount of suspected fentanyl is located. 

On Saturday November 4, 2017 just after 10:00 a.m. the Brantford Police Service attended to a Charing Cross Street address to assist Emergency Medical Services for a drug overdose.  At the scene EMS attended to a male who had been located unconscious on the floor.  While Community Patrol Officers were speaking to a female at the home, they observed the female?s head slump back, her eyes roll back, her skin tone started turning blue and she became unresponsive.  It was believed the female was suffering from an over-dose.  Officers assisted the female to the floor and with assistance from paramedics assisted with CPR.  A 2nd ambulance attended to the scene and NARCAN was administered by EMS to both victims.  Both victims re-gained consciousness and were transported for precautionary reasons to hospital.

During the investigation into the overdoses, a male was located inside the residence and arrested for being in possession of a substantial amount of suspected Fentanyl (242 grams with a street value of over $60,000).  Roger Randy Edwards a 28 year old (correction from the original release) Brantford male was arrested and charged with Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking (Fentanyl) under the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act and was held in custody awaiting a bail hearing. 

The Brantford Police Service advises against using illicit drugs, people who choose to use should be sure to:
?never use alone
?start with a small amount
?not mix substances, including alcohol, as it increases risk of overdose
?call 911 right away if they think someone is overdosing
?make a plan and know how to respond in case of an overdose
?use where help is easily available
?be prepared to reminds people that if you think someone is overdosing call 9-1-1 immediately.

Overdose Symptoms can include:
?Can?t stay awake
?No strength or energy
?Cold, clammy skin
?Severe sleepiness
?Slow heartbeat
?Trouble breathing
?Slow, shallow breathing or snoring
?Trouble walking or talking
?Snoring or gurgling sounds
?Lips or fingernails are blue, purple
?Non-responsive to shouting, rubbing knuckles between nose and upper lip
?Breathing is slow, erratic, or has stopped

Naloxone is an emergency medication that reverses the effects of an overdose from opioids such as fentanyl, heroin, methadone, morphine.

Learn more about Fentanyl and Naloxone at WWW.FENTANYLCANKILL.CA


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Original Release

November 4 2017

On Saturday November 4, 2017 at 10:00 AM Brantford Police attended to a Charing Cross Street address after two persons went into medical distress after consuming suspected Fentanyl.  Both persons were transported to hospital for precautionary reasons.  While inside the residence a 24 year old male was arrested for being in possession of a substantial amount of suspected Fentanyl. The male is now charged with Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking under the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act and is held in custody awaiting a bail hearing. 

Police are at this time alerting the public to the dangers of Fentanyl use and to be extremely cautious in the use of any controlled substance that could potentially be mixed with Fentanyl.  


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Crime Brief - November 6, 2017

Nov 6, 2017


Type:  Suspicious Person  
Incident: 17-42453
Location: Charing Cross Street   
Incident: On Friday November 3, 2017 just after 2:00 a.m. employees from a business on Charing Cross Street called 9-1-1 about a suspicious person that was hanging around the outside of the business.  Community Patrol Officers attended and located the suspicious male hiding in the parking lot.  While speaking to the male it was discovered that he was currently wanted on outstanding warrants in other jurisdictions as well as bound by several court orders.  It was further determined that the male was currently in breach of these courts orders and was arrested for Failing to Comply.  During the arrest the accused was found to be in possession of 1.8 grams of crystal methamphetamine (approximate street value $200.00).  The accused a 16 year old Brampton man is charged with Fail to Comply with Recognizance under the Criminal Code x 12, Failing to Comply with Court Order under the Youth Criminal Justice Act x 2 and Possession of a Controlled substance under the Controlled Drug and Substance Act.  The accused was held for a bail hearing. 

Type:    Drugs ? Arrest
Incident:  17-42743
Location:  Brenda Court
Incident: On Sunday November 5, 2017 just before 10:00 a.m. Brantford Police Service received a 9-1-1 call about a suspicious male in the area of Brenda Court.  Community Patrol Officers attended to the area where they located a male matching the description riding away from the area on a bicycle.  Officers spoke to the male and during the investigation discovered he was in possession of 4.5 grams of Fentanyl (value $1,125.00).  The accused a 35 year old Brantford man is charged with Possession of a Controlled Substance under the Controlled Drug and Substance Act.  The accused was released on an Appearance Notice with a future court date.   

Type:    Impaired - Refusal
Incident:  17-42762
Location:  Alpha Cresant
Incident: On Sunday November 5, 2017 just before 3:00 p.m. Brantford Police Service received a 9-1-1 call from a resident on Alpha Cresant about a suspicious truck.  The truck had been repeatedly driving up and down the street and was now parked partially on the boulevard facing the wrong way.  Community patrol officers attended to the area where they located the truck and a male driver.  The Officer had conversation with the driver who displayed signs of impairment and noticed open alcohol inside the truck.  The driver was read a demand to provide a sample of breath into approved screening device as required by law, but refused.  The driver, a 22 year old Brantford man has been charged with Refuse Breath Sample under the Criminal Code. The accused was released on an Appearance Notice with a future court appearance.  Further the vehicle the accused was driving was impounded for a 7 day mandatory time period and his driver?s licence was suspended for an automatic 90 day suspension.    


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Crime Brief - November 2, 2017

Nov 2, 2017

Type:  Traffic Stop - Arrest  
Incident: 17-42075
Location: Sixth Ave  
Incident: On Tuesday October 31, 2017 just before12:00 p.m. Community Patrol Officers were in the area of Sixth Avenue and Sanderson Street when they observed an All-Terrain Vehicle being operated on the roadway by a driver with no helmet.  The officer stopped and spoke to the driver.  During the investigation it was determined that the name provided by the driver was false.  While speaking to the driver, the driver fled on foot and a short foot pursuit ensued.  The driver was caught and arrested.  It was discovered that the driver was wanted on an outstanding warrant for Failing to Re-attend court for other matters.  The accused a 21 year old Brantford man is charged with Obstruct Peace Officer under the Criminal Code, as well as Driving While under Suspension, Drive Motor Vehicle ? No Plates, Fail to Surrender Permit for motor vehicle under the Highway Traffic Act.  The accused was also charged with Fail to Surrender Insurance Card under the Compulsory Automobile Insurance Act.  The accused was held for a bail hearing.   

Type:    Breach - Arrest
Incident:  17-42276
Location:  Alice Street
Incident: On Wednesday November 1, 2017 just after 5:00 p.m. Community Patrol Officers were in the area of Alice Street conducting an investigation.  During that investigation officers located a male hiding near the embankment of the train tracks.  In speaking to the male it was discovered that he was bound by court orders with conditions.  At the time officers were speaking to the male he was breaching the conditions of those orders.  The accused a 22 year old male from Brantford is charged with Fail to Comply with Recognizance and Breach of Probation under the Criminal Code.  The accused was held for a bail hearing. 


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