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Crime Brief - August 21, 2019

Aug 21, 2019

Type:   Weapon 
Incident:  19- 32047
Location:   Darling Street    
Incident: On Tuesday August 20, 2019 at approximately 11:30 p.m. Brantford Police Service responded to a disturbance on Darling Street.  A male and female were seen arguing and when the male tried to leave he was chased down the street by the female.  The female had threatened the male with a can of Bear Spray.  Community Patrol Officers attended to the area where they located the individuals involved.  The female was arrested without incident.  Information was received that the accused was currently bound by a court order with conditions.  A 20 year old Brantford woman is charged with Assault with a Weapon, Possession of Weapons Dangerous and Breach of Probation under the Criminal Code.                                                         

Type:   Stolen Vehicle  
Incident:  19-32034
Location:   Dalhousie Street
Incident:  On Tuesday August 20, 2019 just before 10:00 p.m. Community Patrol Officers observed a vehicle traveling on Dalhousie Street.  Information was received that the vehicle had been reported stolen from another jurisdiction.  Officers observed as the vehicle pulled into a parking lot.  Officers stopped the vehicle and arrested the male driver and female passenger.  As Officers dealt with the driver he provided false information to police.  Investigation revealed that the accused was currently bound by a court order with conditions as well as he was currently a suspended driver.  The second accused was also found to be bound by a court order with conditions.  As a result of the investigation an 18 year old Brampton male is charged with Possession of Stolen Property over $5000, Obstruct Police, Operation While Prohibited, Breach of Probation and Breach of Recognizance under the Criminal Code.  He is also charged with Drive While Under Suspension under the Highway Traffic Act.  A 20 year old St Catherines woman is charged with Occupant of Stolen Motor Vehicle and Breach of Recognizance under the Criminal Code.                               

Type:    Drugs
Incident:  19-31919
Location:  Wayne Gretzky Parkway and Henry Street 
Incident:  On Tuesday August 20, 2019 at approximately 2:00 a.m. Community Patrol Officers dealt with a male on a bicycle in area of Greenwich Street.  Officers spoke to the male who provided information to police.  Investigation revealed that the information provided was false and that he was currently wanted on an outstanding arrest warrant.  The accused was arrested without incident.  While dealing with the accused he was found to be in possession of a large amount of suspected fentanyl ($11,000) as well as suspected "green” fentanyl ($1,500) and crystal methamphetamine ($800).  A 38 year old Brantford male was arrested on the outstanding arrest warrant and has been charged with Obstruct Police under the Criminal Code as well as Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking and Possession of a Controlled Substance x2.               

Type:   Break and Enter   
Incident:  19-31497
Location:   Colborne Street 
Incident:   On Saturday August 17, 2019 just before 8:00 a.m. Brantford Police Service responded to a 9-1-1 call about a Break and Enter to a residence on Colborne Street.  It was believed that people had broken into a vacant apartment in the complex and were possibly still inside.  Community Patrol Officers attended to the residence where they located damage to the front door.  Officers located and arrested three people inside the residence.  While dealing with the three accused two were found to be in possession of small amounts of fentanyl and crystal methamphetamine and one was currently bound by a court order with conditions.  As a result of the investigation a 37 year Paris male is charged with Unlawfully in a Dwelling House, Mischief Under $5000 under the Criminal Code and Possession of Controlled Substance under the Controlled Drugs and Substances.  A 25 year old Brantford male is charged with Unlawfully in Dwelling House and Mischief Under $5000 under the Criminal Code.  A 36 year old Brantford male is charged with Unlawfully in a Dwelling House, Mischief under $5000 and Breach of Probation under the Criminal Code.  He is also charged with Possession of a Controlled Substance under the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act.   

Type:   Stolen Vehicle    
Incident:  19-31594
Location:   Dalhousie Street 
Incident:   On Saturday August 17, 2019 at approximately 5:30 p.m. Brantford Police Service responded to a 9-1-1 call about a hit and run accident on Dalhousie Street.  An unknown driver had side swiped another vehicle and fled the area.  Community Patrol Officers attended and searched the area where they found the vehicle parked on a side street.  The vehicle had previously been reported stolen on August 14, 2019.  Investigation revealed that the male driver had just left the area in a taxi.  Officers were able to locate and stop the taxi where the accused was arrested without incident.  While dealing with the accused he showed signs of impairment and information was received that he was currently bound by two separate court orders with conditions and his licence was currently suspended.  A 35 year old Brantford male is charged with Theft of Motor Vehicle, Possession Over $5000, Operation While Impaired, Fail to Stop, Breach of Recognizance and Breach of Probation under the Criminal Code.  He is also charged with Suspended Drive under the Highway Traffic Act.           


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Five People Facing Drug Related Charges

Aug 15, 2019

Incident #19-31148

Brantford Police Service continues to actively investigate incidents involving illicit drug activity. 

Brantford Police Service has charged three males and two females with drug related offences after an investigation.  

Members of the Brantford Police Service Street Crime Unit entered into a drug investigation at a residence on North Park Street. With the assistence of the Task Force, the Emergency Response Team and Community Patrol Officers a  search warrant was executed at the address on August 14, 2019. During the search of the residence police located a large amount of Fentanyl valued at approximately $11,500.00 as well as Crystal Methamphetamine valued at approximately $350.00 and a large sum of Canadian currency.  Five people were located inside the residence and were arrested.   
As a result of the investigation, three males and two females have been arrested and charged. Three of the accused were held for bail hearings and two others (a 38 year old Paris woman and a 18 year old Brantford male) are facing charges related to the investigation and will appear in court at a later date. 


1. Mark Francis BRAY, 49 years of Brantford is charged with:
• Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking (fentanyl) under the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act;
• Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking (methamphetamine) under the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act;
• Breach of Probation under the Criminal Code
• Breach of Recognizance under the Criminal Code
2. Danielle Suzanne CURLEY, 43 years of Brantford is charged with:
• Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking (fentanyl),  under the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act;
• Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking (methamphetamine), under the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act;
3. Jeremy Douglas PORTER, 39 years of Brantford is charged with:
• Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking (fentanyl),   under the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act;
• Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking (methamphetamine), under the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act;
• Breach of Probation x4 under the Criminal Code


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.

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Crime Brief - August 13, 2019

Aug 13, 2019

Type:   Impaired - Alcohol 
Incident:  19- 30840
Location:  King George Road  
Incident:  On Monday August 12, 2019 just before 5:00 p.m. Brantford Police Service responded to a call regarding a possible impaired driver.   An unknown male had attended a business on King George Road and was refused services due to suspected intoxication.  The male was seen leaving the area in a vehicle.  Community Patrol Officer attended to the area where they located the vehicle a short distance away and performed a traffic stop.  Officers spoke to the male drive who showed signs of impairment and was arrested.  The driver was transported to the Brantford Police Service where he was to provide samples of his breath as required by law.  The accused samples were over two times the legal limit.  A 31 year old Brantford male is charged with Impaired Operation and 80 Plus under the Criminal Code.  His licence was suspended for 90 days and his vehicle was impounded for 7 days.                                                    

Type:   Disturbance  
Incident:  19-30561
Location:  Henry Street
Incident:  On Saturday August 10, 2019 just after 5:00 p.m. Brantford Police Service received a call about a disturbance out front of a business on Henry Street.  An unknown female was out front of the store with a long broom handle and was smashing it off the front windows and other property outside the store.  The female was yelling and screaming at employees and customers that were coming and going from the business.  As the female continued she began to threaten people in the area.  Community Patrol Officers attended to the area where they located the female.  Officers successfully calmed the female who eventually dropped the broom handle and was arrested after a brief struggle.  Information was received that the female was currently bound by two court orders with conditions.  A 52 year old Brantford woman is charged with Possession of Weapons Dangerous, Cause Disturbance, Utter Threats to Cause Death/Bodily Harm, Assault Police, Breach of Probation and Breach of Recognizance.                             

Type:    Impaired  - Alcohol
Incident:  19-30706
Location:   Wayne Gretzky Parkway and Henry Street 
Incident:   On Sunday August 11, 2019 just before 6:00 p.m. Brantford Police Service responded to a rear end motor vehicle collision involving two vehicles at Wayne Gretzky Parkway and Henry Street.  Community Patrol Officers attended to the area where they located the collision and spoke to both drivers.  While speaking to one of the drivers Officers observed signs of impairment.  The driver was arrested and transported to the Brantford Police Service where he was to provide samples of his breath as required by law.  The accused refused to provide the required samples.  As a result of the investigation a 46 year old Brantford male is charged with Failure/Refusal to Comply with Breath Demand under the Criminal Code.  His licence was suspended for 90 days and his vehicle was impounded for 7 days.           

Type:    Robbery   
Incident:  19-30763
Location:  Alfred Street 
Incident:     On Monday August 12, 2019 at approximately 5:00 a.m. Brantford Police Service responded to a 9-1-1 call about a robbery at a residence on Alfred Street.  Two unknown males wearing masks had broken into the accused apartment stole a number of items and chased him down the street.  Community Patrol Officers attended to the area where they located the victim who was not injured as a result of the incident.  Investigation revealed that five people were involved in the incident.  Two people broke into the apartment while one person held open the secured access door and two others waited in a vehicle outside.  All five suspects fled the area in the waiting vehicle.  As a result of the investigation a 31 year old Brantford male is charged with Break and Enter, Robbery, Disguise with Intent and Breach of Probation.  A 32 year old Brantford male is charged with Break and Enter, Robbery and Disguise with Intent.  A 27 year old Brantford woman is charged with Break and Enter and Robbery.  A 23 year old Brantford male is charged with Break and Enter and Robbery and a 17 year old Brantford woman is charged with Break and Enter and Robbery all under the Criminal Code.  All accused were held for bail hearings.       


 
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Crime Brief - August 9, 2019

Aug 9, 2019

Type:    Firearm
Incident:  19- 30224
Location:  Charing Cross Street  
Incident: On Thursday August 8, 2019 just after 2:00 p.m. Brantford Police Service were in the area of North Park Street and Charing Cross Street when information was received about a suspicious male and female.  Information had been received that the female may be in possession of a firearm.  Community Patrol Officers observed the male leaving the area while the female entered a business on Charing Cross Street.    Officers made contact with the female and investigation revealed that she had placed a firearm into a garbage container inside the business.  Officers recovered a loaded firearm from a garbage container.  Officers arrested the female without incident.  Officers were able to locate and arrest the male.  As a result of the investigation a 41 year old Female and a 42 year old male from Brantford have been charged with Careless Storage of Firearm, Possession of Weapons Dangerous, Carry Concealed Weapon, Unauthorized Possession of Firearm, Knowledge of Unauthorized Possession of Firearm, Possession Weapon Obtained by Crime, Careless Storage x2 (Ammunition and Firearm) and Possession While Prohibited x2 (Ammunition and Firearm).                                                

Type:   Impaired - Drug 
Incident:  19-30127
Location:   Dalhousie Street
Incident:  On Wednesday August 7, 2019 just after 8:00 p.m. Brantford Police Service received a call about a possible impaired driving.  A female was seen hunched over and sleeping in a vehicle that was running in a parking lot at a business on Dalhousie Street.  Community Patrol Officers attended to the area where they located the vehicle and the driver.  Officers observed the female drivers slouched over in the driver’s seat and observed suspected drugs in her lap.  Officers were able to wake and spoke to the female driver.  While dealing with the driver she showed signs of impairment and was found to be in possession of suspected crystal methamphetamine (value $200) and was arrested.  The accused was transported in order to perform a Drug Recognition Evaluation.  As a result of the evaluation the accused was charged.  A 35 year old Hagersville woman is charged with Operation While Impaired – Drug under the Criminal Code and is also charged with Possession of a Controlled Substance under the Controlled Drugs Substances Act.  The accused licence was suspended for 90 days and her vehicle was impounded for 7 days.                     

Type:    Drugs and Arrest Warrant
Incident:  19-30056
Location:  Charing Cross Street 
Incident: On Wednesday August 7, 2019 just after 10:00 a.m. Brantford Police Service received a report of a suspicious vehicle parked on Charing Cross Street.  Community Patrol Officers attended to the area where they located the vehicle.  They spoke to the lone female occupant.  Officers dealt with the female who provided information to police.  Investigation revealed that the information provided was false and that the female was currently wanted on an outstanding warrant for her arrest.  Further investigation revealed that he female was in possession of a number of identity and bank documents that had previously been reported stolen.   She was also found to be in possession of a small amount of suspected crystal methamphetamine.  As a result of the investigation a 30 year old Brantford woman was arrested on the outstanding warrant and has been further charged with Obstruct Police, Possess Identity Documents x7, and Possess Stolen Credit Card under the Criminal Code.  She is also charged with Possession of a Controlled Substance (crystal methamphetamine) under the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act.      

Type:    Disturbance    
Incident:  19-29960
Location:   Colborne Street 
Incident:      On Tuesday August 6, 2019 at approximately 2:30 p.m. Brantford Police Service received a call about a disturbance at a motel on Colborne Street.  Four unknown parties attended to the motel and attempted to gain entry to one of the rooms.  When they were unsuccessful in gaining entry, two of them smashed the front window.  All four fled the area on foot to a car that was waiting around the corner.  Community Patrol Officers were provided with a description of the vehicle and located it a short distance away.  When Officers attempted to stop the vehicle it fled away at a high rate of speed. Due to concern for public safety Officers did not pursue the vehicle.  Officers were able to locate the vehicle a short time later.  When Officers arrived the driver fled the vehicle on foot and was arrested without incident a short distance away.  The other three occupants were arrested without incident.  Investigation revealed that the driver was currently a suspended driver, that one accused was currently wanted on two outstanding arrest warrants and the other accused were currently bound by court orders with conditions.  As a result of the investigation a 36 year old Brantford male is charged with Flight From Police, Dangerous Operation of Motor Vehicle, Mischief Under $5000 and Disobey Court Order under the Criminal Code.  He is also charged with Drive While Under Suspension x2 under the Highway Traffic Act.  A 25 year old Brantford woman was arrested on outstanding arrest warrants and is charged with Mischief Under $5000 and Breach of Recognizance.  A 25 year old Brantford male is charged with Mischief Under $5000 and Breach of Probation under the Criminal Code.  A 26 year old Brantford woman is charged with Mischief Under $5000 under the Criminal Code.        

Type:   Impaired – Alcohol     
Incident:  19-30026
Location:  Lynden Road at Wayne Gretzky Parkway 
Incident:  On Wednesday August 7, 2019 just after 1:00 a.m. Community Patrol Officers observed a vehicle travelling on Lynden Road approaching Wayne Gretzky Parkway. The vehicle was observed travelling at a high rate of speed and then failed to stop for a red light at a controlled intersection.  Officers performed a traffic stop on the vehicle and spoke to the male driver.  While dealing with the driver he showed signs of impairment and was given a demand for a roadside screening device.  The driver registered a fail and was arrested.  The accused was transported to the Brantford Police Service where he was to provide samples of his breath as required by law.  The accused samples were over the legal limit.  A 22 year old Brant County male has been charged with 80 Plus under the Criminal Code.  The drivers licence was suspended for 90 days and his vehicle was impounded for 7 days. 

Type:   Stolen Vehicle     
Incident:  19-29790
Location:  King George Road  
Incident:       On Monday August 5, 2019 at approximately 10:30 a.m. Brantford Police Service responded to a call about a suspicious vehicle parked in the lot of a business on King George Road.  An unknown female was observed sleeping in the vehicle.  Information was received that the licence plates on the vehicle had been previously reported stolen.  Community Patrol Officers attended and located the vehicle and the female inside.  While speaking to the female she provided information that upon investigation was determined to be false.  Further investigation revealed that the female was currently wanted on a number of outstanding arrest warrants.  During the investigation it was determined that the licence plates had been previously reported stolen from another jurisdiction but that the vehicle had also been reported stolen from the Brantford area.  Located inside the vehicle were various forms of stolen identification and other items.  As a result of the investigation a 22 year old Brantford woman was arrested on the outstanding warrants and is further charged with Obstruct Police, Possession of Stolen Property Over $5000, Possession of Stolen Property Under $5000 x11, Possess Identity Documents x5 and Breach of Probation under the Criminal Code.   
 
Type:   Impaired – Alcohol     
Incident:  19-29764
Location:  King George Road 
Incident: On Monday August 5, 2019 just before 3:00 a.m. Brantford Police Service received a call about a possible impaired driver on King George Road.  Community Patrol Officers attended to the area where they located the vehicle as it was travelling on King George Road and out to Highway 24.  Officers performed a traffic stop and spoke to the male driver.  Officers observed signs of impairment and observed open alcohol in the vehicles cup holders.  The driver was given a demand for an approved roadside screening device. The driver registered a fail and was arrested.  The accused was transported to the Brantford Police Service where he was to provide samples of his breath as required by law.  The accused samples were two times the legal limit.  Information was received that the drivers licence was currently under suspension.  As a result of the investigation a 22 year old Waterloo male is charged with 80 Plus under the Criminal Code as well as Drive While Under Suspension under the Highway Traffic Act.  The drivers licence was suspended for 90 days and his vehicle was impounded for 7 days. 
 
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