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Police Investigate Armed Robbery

Jan 10, 2020

Incident #20-01274

Brantford Police Service is continuing to investigate after an armed robbery.  

On Thursday January 9, 2020 at approximately 7:40 p.m. Brantford Police Service responded to a 9-1-1 call regarding a robbery at a business on King George Road.  Three unknown males had entered the store and forced the two employees to turn over an unknown number of cellular devices.  One of the suspects brandished a firearm during the incident.  One of the employees was physically assaulted during the incident and received non-life threatening injuries.  Customers who were in the store at the time were able to safely exit.  

Suspect Information
  
Suspect #1
Male, 5’8” to 5’10”, black, wearing dark clothing, dark sweater and a balaclava

Suspect #2
Male, 5’7” to 5’9”, black, wearing dark clothing, grey shoes and grey hoodie pulled up over his head/face

Suspect #3 
Male, 5’7” to 5’9”, black, wearing a dark jacket, with hoodie pulled up over head/face

Suspect Vehicle
Dark colored SUV.

The Brantford Police Service – Major Crime Unit is continuing to investigate this incident.  Anyone with information or who may have surveillance video in the area is asked to contact police at 519-756-7050 or Det. Groen at 519-756-0113 ext. 2206.  or 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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Brantford Police are Investigating a Bomb Threat at St John’s College

Jan 6, 2020

Incident #20-00745

Brantford Police Service is continuing to investigate a threat at St John’s College

On Monday January 6, 2020 at approximately 8:45 a.m. staff at St John’s College located on Paris Road, Brantford received a bomb threat through a phone call.  The Brantford Police Service was notified and Officers attended to the School.  Working in conjunction with school officials a decision was made for the safety and security of staff and students to evacuate the school.  Staff and students were relocated to a safe location nearby.  Officers worked with school officials at the school and the incident was investigated.  The school has since been deemed safe and staff and students are returning to the school.  

The Brantford Police Service takes these incidents and investigations very seriously.  This incident will be fully investigated and if appropriate Criminal Charges could be filed.  

Anyone with information is encouraged to call the Brantford Police Service at 519-756-7050.


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Crime Brief - January 1, 2020

Jan 1, 2020

Type:         Impaired - Alcohol   
Incident: 19-49926
Location:   Wayne Gretzky Parkway    
Incident: On Tuesday December 31, 2019 at approximately 12:50 a.m. Brantford Police Service responded to a motor vehicle collision on Wayne Gretzky Parkway and Holiday Drive.  A vehicle had struck a pole and had flipped onto its side.  Community Patrol Officers attended to the scene where they located and spoke to the male driver.  While dealing with the driver Officers observed signs of impairment.  The driver was arrested and transported in order to provide samples of his breath as required by law.  The accused samples were 2x the legal limit.  As a result of the investigation a 17 year old Brantford male is charged with Operation While Impaired and 80 Plus under the Criminal Code.  He was also charged with Novice Driver – Blood Alcohol Concentration Above Zero under the Highway Traffic Act.  The accused licence was suspended for 90 days and his vehicle was impounded for 7 days1, 2.                                           

Type:        Impaired – Alcohol 
Incident: 19-49923
Location:    West Street and Grey Street   
Incident: On Tuesday December 31, 2019 at approximately 12:30 a.m. Brantford Police Service responded to a two vehicle collision on Grey Street at West Street.  A vehicle had been traveling down West Street when it crossed the centre line and collided with another vehicle.  Community Patrol Officers attended to the scene where they located  the vehicles and parties involved.  While speaking to the one driver Officers observed signs of impairment and issued a demand for a roadside screening device.  The driver failed the roadside screening device and was arrested.  The accused was transported in order to provide samples of her breath as required by law.  The accused samples were 2x the legal limit.  As a result of the investigation a 29 year old Brantford woman has been charged with 80 Plus under the Criminal Code.  The accused licence was suspended for 90 days and her vehicle was impounded for 7 days.          

Type:        Impaired – Drug   
Incident: 19-49770
Location:   Grey Street    
Incident: On Sunday December 29, 2019 just before 8:00 p.m. Brantford Police Service responded to a report of an impaired driver on Grey Street.  A vehicle has been parked at the side of the road and the driver appeared to be passed out.  Community Patrol Officers attended to the area where they located the vehicle as it drive away.  Officers stopped the vehicle and spoke to the male driver.  While dealing with the driver Officers observed signs of impairment.  The driver was given a demand for a Drug Recognition Evaluation.  The driver was transported in order to perform the evaluation.  As a result of the Drug Recognition Evaluation the driver was arrested.  A 32 year old Brantford male has been charged with Impaired Operation under the Criminal Code.  The accused licence was suspended for 90 days and his vehicle was impounded for 7 days.        

Type:        Impaired – Alcohol    
Incident: 19-49797
Location:    Market Street    
Incident: On Monday December 30, 2019 just before 3:00 a.m. Community Patrol Officers observed a vehicle driving erratically on Market Street.  Officers performed a traffic stop and spoke to the female driver.  The driver was given a demand for a roadside screening device.  The drivers blew a warning on the roadside screening device.  A 42 year old Woodstock woman was issued a 3 day licence suspension.  

Type:        Impaired – Alcohol    
Incident: 19-49680
Location:   Conklin Road    
Incident:   On Sunday December 28, 2019 just after 11:00 p.m. Brantford Police Service responded to a 9-1-1 call about a motor vehicle collision.  A vehicle had been travelling on Conklin Road when it left the roadway and struck a fence.  Community Patrol Officers attended to the scene where they located the vehicle and the male driver.  While dealing with the driver Officers observed signs of impairment.  The driver was given a demand for a roadside screening device.  The driver failed the roadside screening device and was arrested.  The accused was transported in order to provide samples of his breath as required by law.  The accused samples were over the legal limit.  As a result of the investigation a 23 year old Brantford male has been charged with 80 Plus under the Criminal Code.  The accused licence was suspended for 90 days and his vehicle was impounded for 7 days.  

Type: Impaired – Alcohol    
Incident: 19-49688
Location:   West Street    
Incident:On Sunday December 29, 2019 just before 1:00 a.m. Brantford Police Service responded to a two vehicle collision on West Street at Clarence Street.  A vehicle had been travelling on West Street when it failed to stop for the red light and collided with another vehicle.  Community Patrol Officers attended to the area where they located the vehicle and drivers involved.  While speaking to the one driver Officers observed signs of impairment.  The driver was arrested and transported in order to provide samples of his breath as required by law.  The driver’s samples were over 3x the legal limit.  Investigation revealed that the accused’s licence was currently suspended.  As a result of the investigation a 28 year old Brantford male is charged with Operation While Impaired and 80 Plus under the Criminal Code.  He is further charged with Red Light – Fail to Stop and Drive While Under Suspension under the Highway Traffic Act.  The drivers licence was further suspended for 90 days and his vehicle was impounded for 7 days.      
 
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