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CRIME BRIEF: June 25, 2021

Jun 25, 2021

Type:                                   Assault
Incident:                           21-21945
Location:                         Stanley Street
 
On Monday, June 14, 2021 at approximately 11:38 p.m., officers with the Brantford Police Service were dispatched to attend an assault call at a location on Stanley Street.
 
A male was observed urinating at the side of the building and was confronted by a female victim. During the confrontation, the female victim was assaulted, receiving minor injuries.
 
As a result of the investigation, a 24-year-old male from Brantford, stands charged with Assault in accordance with the Criminal Code.


 
Type:                                   Impaired - Alcohol
Incident:                           21-22076
Location:                         George Street
 
On Tuesday, June 15, 2021, at approximately 7:00 p.m., a resident called 9-1-1 to report a male in a vehicle struck her George Street residence.
 
Arriving on scene, officers observed a vehicle which had sustained severe damage and a male who identified himself as the driver of the vehicle.
 
Speaking with the driver, officers observed signs of impairment. 
 
Significant damage to both the residence and fence were observed to have occurred as a result of the collision.
 
Officers observed signs of intoxication and the accused was placed under arrest for impaired operation contrary to the Criminal Code. The accused was then transported in order to provide breath samples as required by law. Both samples of breath provided by the accused were in excess of twice times the legal limit.
 
As a result of the investigation, a 33-year-old male from Brantford stands charged with:
  • Operation while impaired contrary to the Criminal Code
  • 80 Plus contrary to the Criminal Code
 
The accused was also issued a Provincial Offences Notice for Novice Driver BAC above zero contrary to the Highway Traffic Act.
 
The accused’s license was suspended for 90-days and the vehicle was impounded for 7-days as per law.
 
 
 
Type:                                   Impaired - Drugs
Incident:                           21-22113
Location:                         Murray Street
 
On Wednesday, June 16, 2021 at approximately 1:52 a.m., officers with the Brantford Police Service responded to reports of a motor vehicle having been observed driving in a dangerous and erratic manner before colliding with a hydro pole on Murray Street.
 
After arriving on scene, officers located a male, unconscious and unresponsive, in the driver seat. Officers believed the accused was suffering from a stimulant overdose.
 
Approximately four (4) grams of suspected opiates were located in the vehicle.
 
The accused was transported to hospital where he regained consciousness after being administered Naloxone. 
 
As a result of this investigation the accused, a 34-year-old male from Brantford, stands charged with:
  • Operation while Impaired contrary to the Criminal Code
  • Dangerous Operation contrary to the Criminal Code
  • Possession of a Controlled Substance contrary to the Controlled Drug and Substances Act
 
The accused’s license was suspended for 90-days and the vehicle was impounded for 7-days as per law.
 
 
 
Type:                                   Impaired - Alcohol
Incident:                           21-22250
Location:                         Kiwanis Way at Colborne Street
 
On Wednesday, June 16, 2021, at approximately 10:32 p.m., officers with the Brantford Police Service responded to reports a motor vehicle collision had occurred at the intersection of Kiwanis Way and Colborne Street.
 
Officers attended and observed signs of impairment when speaking with one of the individuals.
 
The accused was transported to provide samples of breath as required by law. Both samples were in excess of the legal limit.
 
As a result of this investigation, a 52-year-old male from Brantford, stands charged with:
  • 80 Plus contrary to the Criminal Code
  • Careless Driving contrary to the Highway Traffic Act
 
The accused’s license was suspended for 90-days and the vehicle was impounded for 7-days as per law.
 

 
Type:                                   Mischief
Incident:                           21-22449
Location:                         Buffalo Street
 
On Friday, June 18, 2021 at approximately 8:12 a.m., officers with the Brantford Police Service received a call to attend a residence on Buffalo Street in regards to an unwanted person.
 
The investigation revealed that a male damaged a shed and was located sleeping on the property.
 
As a result of the investigation, a 25-year-old male from Brantford, stands charged with:
  • Mischief under $5,000 contrary to the Criminal Code
 

 
 
Type:                                   Property Theft
Incident:                           21-22529
Location:                         Galileo Boulevard
 
On Friday June 18, 2021 at approximately 4:45 p.m., officers with the Brantford Police Service were dispatched to attend reports of a suspicious male at a residential complex on Galileo Boulevard.
 
Investigation revealed that the accused attempted to steal several bicycles from two separate residences however, was confronted by witnesses and was unsuccessful in stealing the bicycles.
 
Officers attended the location and, as a result of the investigation, a 25-year-old male from Brantford, stands charged with two (2) counts of theft under $5000 contrary to the Criminal Code.
 
 
 
Type:                                   Mischief
Incident:                           21-22688
Location:                         Market Street
 
On Saturday, June 19, 2021 at approximately 6:56 p.m., the Brantford Police Service received a report that a male had kicked in a window at a location on Market Street and had since fled the scene.
 
At approximately 6:59 p.m., officers arrived on scene and observed a male matching the description provided by a witness. Property damage was confirmed and the suspect, a 25-year-old male from Brantford, was placed under arrest for Mischief Under $5000. The accused was held for bail.
 

 
Type:                                   Disturbance
Incident:                           21-22739
Location:                         Dalhousie Street
 
On Saturday, June 19, 2021, at approximately 11:41 p.m., officers of the Brantford Police Service were dispatched to attend reports of a male creating a disturbance within a Dalhousie Street restaurant.
 
The accused male was located by officers, just outside of the premise being held by a restaurant employee. As police approached, the male was yelling and screaming towards the employees. Witnesses advised police that the accused was yelling, shouting and swearing within the restaurant, and also began to toss tables within.
 
The accused male was found to be bound by a valid Probation Order.
 
As a result of the investigation a 37-year-old male from Brantford stands charged with the following Criminal Code violations:
  • Cause Disturbance
  • Breach of Probation
 
 
Type:                                   Property Theft
Incident:                           21-22815
Location:                         Fairview Drive
 
On Sunday, June 20, 2021 at approximately 1:00 p.m., officers with the Brantford Police were dispatched to attend a retail location located on Fairview Drive where a male was reported to have stolen a framed sports memorabilia photo being auctioned for charity.
 
A witness observed the suspect stealing the framed photo and leaving the scene on a bicycle.
 
The witness, a concerned citizen, contacted police and then followed the suspect in her vehicle along Wayne Gretzky Parkway in order to advise police of his location.   
 
Officers attended, and at approximately 1:14 p.m., recovered the charity item and placed the accused under arrest.
 
As a result, a 37-year-old male from Brantford stands charged with the following Criminal Code violations:
  • Theft under $5000
  • Breach of Probation
 
 
Type:                                   Impaired
Incident:                           21-22902
Location:                         Colborne Street West
 
On Monday, June 21, 2021 at approximately 1:09 a.m., officers with the Brantford Police Service were dispatched to attend a report of a possible impaired driver in the area of Colborne Street West.
 
An employee at a gas bar, located on Colborne Street West, contacted police after observing possible signs of impairment when a male driver stopped to obtain gas for his vehicle.
 
Officers attended and located the suspect vehicle travelling westbound on Dufferin Avenue at Lorne Crescent. A traffic stop occurred and, when speaking with the driver, officers observed signs of impairment. An open alcoholic beverage and marijuana was observed within reach of the driver.
 
The accused was transported to provide samples of breath as required by law. Both samples were in excess of the legal limit.
 
As a result of this investigation a 20-year-old male from Brantford, stands charged with the following Criminal Code violations:
  • 80 Plus
  • Operation while Impaired
 
The accused’s license was suspended for 90-days and the vehicle was impounded for 7-days as per law.
 
 

 

Type:                                   Break and Enter
Incident:                           21-23106
Location:                         Twelfth Avenue
 
On Tuesday June 22, 2021 at approximately 12:37 p.m., officers with the Brantford Police Service responded to a report from a resident that an unknown male was observed in the backyard of her property on Twelfth Avenue and had broken into the shed.
 
Officers located a male matching the suspect description at Darling Street and Stanley Street.
 
Through investigation it was revealed that the suspect had entered the resident’s shed and when confronted he fled on foot. The backyard fence was observed to have been damaged.
 
The accused was arrested for Break and Enter and Commit.
 
Search incident to arrest revealed the accused to be in possession of five (5) break and enter instruments. The accused was also found to be in possession of a needle containing suspected fentanyl.
 
Information received indicated that the accused is also bound by fourteen (14) Release Orders.
 
As a result of the investigation, Richard Allan CARPENTER, 34, of Brantford, was held for bail and stands charged with:
  • Failure to Comply with Release Order contrary to the Criminal Code
  • Break and Enter and Commit contrary to the Criminal Code
  • Possess Break In Instruments contrary to the Criminal Code
  • Possession of Schedule I Substance contrary to the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act
 
 
Type:                                   Vandalism
Incident:                           21-23355
Location:                         Burnley Avenue and Terrace Hill
 
On Thursday, June 24, 2021, at approximately 7:48 a.m., officers attended the area of Burnley Avenue and Terrace Hill in response to reports of vandalism.
 
Six vehicles parked on Burnley Avenue were reported to have been been vandalized with orange spray paint overnight. Photos of two vehicles are attached.
 
Witnesses observed a male wearing a purple hat travelling on foot, spray painting a transit bench at Terrace Hill Street and West Street. Additional suspect description is not available.
 
Anyone who may have witnessed the vandalism, or who may have any information related to this incident are asked to contact the Brantford Police Service at 519-756-0113 or to provide information anonymously, please contact Crime Stoppers at 1-888-222-8477 or https://www.crimestoppersbb.com/contact-us/ 

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Type:                                   Weapons
Incident:                           21-23416
Location:                         Market Street
 
On Thursday, June 24, 2021 at approximately 2:42 p.m., officers with the Brantford Police Service responded to a report of a male with a knife involved in a foot chase after a verbal altercation with another male on Market Street.
 
Officers attended and located the suspect. The accused was in possession of a large butcher style knife as well as two smaller knives.
 
Police were able to identify the 32-year-old male victim, who did not have any injuries on his person and was uncooperative with Police.
 
As a result of the investigation, a 34-year-old male from of Brantford, stands charged with the following Criminal Code violations:
  • Carry Concealed Weapon
  • Assault with a Weapon
 
 
Type:                                   Weapons
Incident:                           21-23442
Location:                         Park Avenue
 
On Thursday, June 24, 2021 at approximately 5:11 p.m., officers with the Brantford Police Service responded to a location on Park Avenue after receiving reports a package had been stolen from the front porch of a residence.
 
Two men were observed travelling on foot on Park Avenue where they stole a package from the front porch of a residence and were confronted by the victim.
 
After being confronted, one of the accused brandished a knife and the two co-accused then fled on foot. The package was discarded and has not been recovered.
 
Officers attended and located the suspects. Search incident to arrest found one of the accused to be in possession of identification and banking documents which were previously reported stolen.
 
The co-accused were identified and arrested. The first accused was found to be in violation of a valid Judicial Release Order as well as a valid Probation Order. The second accused was found to be in violation of a valid Undertaking and in breach of a valid Probation Order.
 
As a result of the investigation, the first accused, Brandon Michael PERRY, 31, of Brantford, stands charged with the following Criminal Code violations:
  • Assault with a weapon
  • Possession of weapon for dangerous purpose
  • Possession of property obtained by crime
  • Possession of Identity documents
  • Breach of Probation
  • Fail to comply with Judicial Release Order
 
The second accused, Jordan Kyle JENNINGS, 29 of Brantford, stands charged with the following Criminal Code violations:
  • Theft under $5000
  • Breach of Probation Order
  • Failure to comply with Undertaking
 
Both co-accused have been held for bail.
 
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LOCATED - MISSING - 14-year-old male, Domenis YOUNG

Jun 25, 2021

UPDATE - LOCATED
 
Please be advised the missing youth has now been safely located.

BPS would like to thank the public for their concern and information in this matter.


Incident 21-23508
 
The Brantford Police Service is seeking the public’s assistance in locating a missing 14-year-old male, Domenis YOUNG.
 
Domenis is described as male, aboriginal, 5’9”, 180 lbs, long black hair, brown eyes, wearing black rimmed glasses. Likely wearing jean shorts and blue/black Nike running shoes with a black baseball hat. 

He was last seen leaving his residence on Stanley Street the morning of June 25, 2021.

The Brantford Police Service is concerned for the well-being of Domenis and are seeking assistance from anyone who may have information, which may assist in locating him.

Anyone with knowledge of Domenis’ whereabouts is asked to please contact the Brantford Police Service at 519-756-7050. Tipsters who wish to remain anonymous are asked to contact Brant-Brantford 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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ADDITIONAL SUSPECTS ARRESTED IN BRANTFORD HOMICIDES

Jun 24, 2021

ADDITIONAL SUSPECTS ARRESTED IN BRANTFORD HOMICIDES

Project Grantham

Update #2

 

(BRANTFORD, ON) –The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), in a joint investigation with Brantford Police Service, entitled "Project Grantham” under the direction of the OPP Criminal Investigation Branch (CIB), have arrested and charged seven additional individuals in connection with two homicides. Both homicides occurred in the City of Brantford in July 2019.
 
"Project Grantham,” a collaborative and cooperative investigative initiative, was created in response to the homicides of Coby "Kareem” CARTER, 22 years old, of Hamilton, Ontario, Dorothy Lynn VANEVERY, 62 years old, and Larry REYNOLDS, 64 years old, both of Brantford, Ontario.
 
On July 8, 2019, officers responded to a Colborne Street West address in the City of Brantford, and located a deceased male. On July 18, 2019, police responded to an address on Park Road South, in the City of Brantford, and located a deceased male and a deceased female.
 
Throughout the investigation, "Project Grantham” uncovered vital information involving all three homicides. As a result, the Brantford Police Service and OPP arrested and charged Abdelaziz Faiz IBRAHIM, 24 years old, of Hamilton, Ontario with First Degree Murder, contrary to Section 235(1) of the Criminal Code in connection with the death of Coby "Kareem” CARTER.
 
The accused is scheduled to appear in the Ontario Court of Justice - Brantford at a later date.
 
The following individuals named below are each charged with two counts of First-Degree Murder, contrary to Section 235(1) of the Criminal Code, and one count of Conspiracy to Commit Murder, contrary to Section 465 (1)(a) of the Criminal Code in the deaths of Lynn VANEVERY and Larry REYNOLDS:

  •  Malik MBUYI, 20 years old of Toronto,
  •  Nathan HOWES, 31 years old of Brantford,
  •  Dylan ALRIDGE, 24 years old of North York,
  •  Terrell PHILBERT, 22 years old of York,
  •  Thomy BAEZ-EUSEBIO, 23 years old of Toronto, and
  •  Salloum JASSEM, 32 years old of Brant County.

 

All individuals remain in custody.


Investigators have determined that neither Lynn VANEVERY nor Larry REYNOLDS were the perpetrators’ intended target.
 
Brantford Police Service and the OPP wish to thank the public and the media for their assistance in this ongoing and active investigation.
 
Anyone with information regarding this or any incident is asked to call the OPP at 1-888-310-1122. Should you wish to remain anonymous, you can call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or leave an anonymous online message at http://hc-cs.ca where you may be eligible to receive a cash reward of up to $2,000.

 

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Contact: Derek Rogers – Regional Media Relations Coordinator, OPP
 
Phone:  (519) 652-4161

**LOCATED** - MISSING: Alexander Dunsby FRASER

Jun 22, 2021

21-22977
 
**UPDATE**
 
Please be advised that Alexander Fraser has been safely located.

BPS would like to thank the public for their concern and assistance.
 
 
ORIGINAL RELEASE

June 22, 2021

The Brantford Police Service is seeking the public’s assistance in locating a missing 31-year-old male, Alexander Dunsby FRASER.
 
Alexander is described as male, Caucasian, 6'5”, 180 pounds, with brown shoulder-length hair, a left-eyebrow piercing and usually wears a hat.
 
He was last seen leaving his residence on Sudds Lane on May 18, 2021 and last contacted family on May 25, 2021.
 
Alexander was last seen riding a brown bicycle and carrying a backpack.
 
The Brantford Police Service is concerned for the well-being of Alexander FRASER and are seeking assistance from anyone who may have information, which may assist in locating him.
 
Anyone with knowledge of Alex’s whereabouts is asked to please contact the Brantford Police Service at 519-756-7050. Tipsters who wish to remain anonymous are asked to contact Brant-Brantford Crime Stoppers at 519-750-8477 or 1-800-222-8477. Alternatively, a web tip may be submitted at: http://www.crimestoppersbb.com/submit-a-tip/ 

 
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Pride Crosswalk Vandalized

Jun 21, 2021

 
Type:                   Vandalism
Incident:             21-22407
Location:            Colborne Street at Market Street
 
On Thursday, June 17, 2021 at approximately 7:49 p.m., a vehicle, driven by an unknown suspect, was observed vandalizing the recently installed Pride crosswalk located at Colborne Street and Market Street.
 
The suspect vehicle is a white Chevrolet Silverado Z71 with a black truck bed toolbox.
 
Anyone who may have information is asked to contact police at 519-756-0113 or, anonymous information can be provided to Brantford Crime Stoppers by calling 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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Crime Brief: June 18, 2021

Jun 18, 2021

Type:                  Weapons
Incident:            21-21608
Location:           Park Avenue and Dalhousie Street
 
On Friday, June 12, 2021 at approximately 3:50 p.m., officers with the Brantford Police Service responded to a report of a male who was in possession of a firearm, riding a bicycle near Colborne Street and Alfred Street.
 
Officers attended the area and located the suspect male at the intersection of Park Avenue and Dalhousie Street.
 
The male was riding a bicycle while carrying a long, covered object, which was determined by officers to be a rifle. The suspect was placed under arrest.
 
At the time of the offence, the accused was bound by six firearms prohibitions and a valid probation order.
 
As a result of the investigation, Bernard Winston NOEL, 41, of Brantford, stands charged with the following Criminal Code offences:
  • Careless Storage of a Firearm
  • Unauthorized Possession of a Weapon
  • Possession of a Firearm While Prohibited x6
  • Breach of Probation
The accused was held for bail.
 
 

 
Type:                  Impaired
Incident:             21-21680
Location:           Colborne Street and Forest Road

On Sunday, June 13, 2021, at approximately 12:45 a.m., Brantford Police were contacted by a concerned citizen to advise a motor vehicle had struck a traffic light at Colborne Street and Forest Road.
 
Officers arrived on scene and as they were speaking with the driver, observed the driver drop a small bag of suspected cocaine on the ground. As a result, the accused was placed under arrest for possession of a controlled substance contrary to the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act.
 
Officers observed signs of intoxication and continued the arrest for impaired operation contrary to the Criminal Code of Canada. The accused was then transported in order to provide breath samples as required by law. Both samples of breath provided by the accused were in excess of three times the legal limit.
 
As a result of the investigation, a 33-year-old male from Brampton stands charged with:
  • Operation while impaired contrary to the Criminal Code
  • 80 Plus contrary to the Criminal Code
  • Possession of a controlled substance contrary to the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act
  

 


Type:                  Drugs / Weapons
Incident:             21-21837
Location:           Colborne Street  East
 
On Monday, June 14, 2021, at approximately 9:50 a.m., officers with the Brantford Police Service observed suspicious behaviour occurring around a vehicle located in a parking lot on Colborne Street East.
 
Upon investigation, the driver of the vehicle was determined to be a suspended driver, bound by three separate driving prohibitions. Additionally, the driver was determined to be bound by two separate release orders.
 
The accused was subsequently arrested without incident for violation of these orders.
 
Further investigation revealed the accused to be in possession of the following:
  • 86.95 grams (approx.) of suspected fentanyl with an estimated street value of $34,780
  • 230.76 grams (approx.) of suspected crystal methamphetamine with an estimated street value of $46,152
  • 149.04 grams (approx.) of suspected cocaine with an estimated street value of $14,904
  • Digital scale, cellphone and drug packaging paraphernalia
  • Canadian currency
  • Tipped arrows and shotgun ammunition

As a result of the investigation, Donald Patrick ABBOTT, 42, of Paris, stands charged as follows:
  • Failure to Comply with a Judicial Release contrary to the Criminal Code
  • Breach of Probation contrary to the Criminal Code
  • Firearm or Weapon: Possession Contrary to Prohibition Order x2 contrary to the Criminal Code
  • Driving while under suspension x3 contrary to the Highway Traffic Act
  • Possession for the Purpose Schedule II – Other Drugs x3 contrary to theControlled Drugs and Substances Act
  

 

Type:                  Suspicious Person
Incident:             21-21844
Location:           Glenwood Drive

On Tuesday, June 14, 2021, at approximately 11:04 a.m., officers with the Brantford Police Service were dispatched to attend the area of Glenwood Drive and Locks Road as multiple 9-1-1 calls for service were received regarding a male jumping fences, going through backyards and attempting to gain entry into motor vehicles.
 
Upon arriving in the area, officers observed a male matching the description jumping a residential fence.
 
The male was identified and arrested as the accused was found to be in violation of a valid Judicial Release Order as well as a valid Probation Order.
 
As a result of the investigation, a 22-year-old male from Cambridge subsequently stands charged with:
  • Failure to Comply with Judicial Release Order
  • Breach of Probation
 The accused was held for bail.
 

 

 


 
Type:                  Weapons
Incident:             21-21907
Location:           Colborne Street
 
On Monday, June 14, 2021, Brantford Police Service received a 9-1-1 call to advise of a male in possession of a conducted energy weapon at a motel on Colborne Street East.
 
Officers attended the scene and located the accused who was arrested for unauthorized possession of a weapon (conducted energy weapon).
 
At the time of the incident, the accused was determined to be bound by a release order with the condition to not possess any weapon(s).
 
As a result of this investigation, Donovan Cyril HENRY-KEEPING, 21, of Brantford stands accused of the following:
  • Unauthorized Possession of a Weapon
  • Failure to comply with Release Order
 
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BPS have charged a 28 year old female from Brantford with 2nd Degree Murder.

Jun 15, 2021

INC # 20-9948

The Brantford Police have arrested and charged a female in connection with the homicide of 37-year-old, Shannon Yvonne MACDOUGALL. 

Christine BIRT, 28, of Brantford, has been charged with 2nd Degree Murder.

On March 11, 2020, the Brantford Police Service attended Shannon MACDOUGALL’s address on Mintern Avenue to check on her wellbeing.  MACDOUGALL was pronounced deceased inside the residence.  Members of the Brantford Police Service Criminal Investigation Section and Forensic Identification Section attended the scene and immediately entered into a suspicious death investigation.  A post-mortem examination occurred in the days that followed and the investigation into the circumstances and manner of death continued.

Police do not believe this to be a random incident.

Now that charges are before the courts, investigators will not discuss evidence as it pertains to the case.

Brantford Police Service would like to thank the public for their assistance in providing information related to this homicide.

Police continue to investigate and encourage anyone with information to contact investigators. If you have any information related to this incident, please contact investigators at 519-756-7050 ext. 2319, or send an email to shannonmacdougall@police.brantford.on.ca 

Information can also be provided anonymously by contacting Crime Stoppers at 519-750-8477, 1-800-222-8477 or http://www.crimestoppersbb.com/submit-a-tip/

Traffic Stop Results in Firearms and Drug Charges

Jun 14, 2021

On Saturday, June 12, 2021 at approximately 6:18 a.m., patrol officers with the Brantford Police Service observed a motor vehicle fail to stop at a 3-way Stop sign at the intersection of West Street and Grey Street.

The motor vehicle was then observed travelling southbound on West Street in the northbound lane while swerving.

A traffic stop was conducted at West Street and Pearl Street.

While speaking with the driver, officers observed signs of possible intoxication and an open container of alcohol within reach.

At this time, the male passenger proceeded to exit from the motor vehicle, pushed past the officer and fled on foot.

Police gave chase and quickly caught up with the male suspect, who assaulted police and attempted to flee the scene again. A short distance later, officers caught the suspect, who again, assaulted police, attempting to flee. Officers arrested the suspect male at approximately 6:25 a.m. 

A search incident to arrest of the male revealed the following on his person:
  • A prohibited firearm (loaded and concealed)
  • Approximately 4.70 grams of suspected Fentanyl, with an estimated street value of $1,175
  • Approximately 3.20 grams of suspected Crack Cocaine, with an estimated street value of $320
  • Approximately 0.6 grams of suspected Cocaine, with an estimated street value of $60
  • Canadian currency

Upon arrest, the suspect male provided a false identity to police.

As a result of the investigation, Darren James BUTLER, 18, of Ohsweken, stands charged with the following:
  • Obstruct Peace Officer contrary to the Criminal Code
  • Assault Peace Officer contrary to the Criminal Code
  • Assault with Intent to Resist Arrest contrary to the Criminal Code
  • Transferring firearm without authority contrary to the Criminal Code
  • Careless storage of firearm contrary to the Criminal Code
  • Weapon dangerous contrary to the Criminal Code
  • Unauthorized possession of firearm contrary to the Criminal Code
  • Knowledge of unauthorized possession of firearm contrary to the Criminal Code
  • Careless use of firearm, weapon, ammunition contrary to the Criminal Code
  • Transport firearm contrary to the Criminal Code
  • Handle firearm contrary to the Criminal Code
  • Possession of firearm at unauthorized place contrary to the Criminal Code
  • Occupant of motor vehicle knowing there was a firearm contrary to the Criminal Code
  • Carrying Concealed Weapon contrary to the Criminal Code
  • Possession of Prohibited Firearm with Ammunition contrary to the Criminal Code
  • Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking x 3 contrary to the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act

Additionally, Christopher Norman BOUTILIER, 50, of Brantford stands charged with the following:
  • Transferring firearm without authority contrary to the Criminal Code
  • Careless storage of firearm contrary to the Criminal Code
  • Weapon dangerous contrary to the Criminal Code
  • Unauthorized possession of firearm contrary to the Criminal Code
  • Knowledge of unauthorized possession of firearm contrary to the Criminal Code
  • Careless use of firearm, weapon, ammunition contrary to the Criminal Code
  • Transport firearm contrary to the Criminal Code
  • Handle firearm contrary to the Criminal Code
  • Possession of firearm at unauthorized place contrary to the Criminal Code
  • Occupant of motor vehicle knowing there was a firearm contrary to the Criminal Code
  • Carrying Concealed Weapon contrary to the Criminal Code
  • Possession of Prohibited Firearm with Ammunition contrary to the Criminal Code
  • Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking x 3 contrary to the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act
 
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Animal in Distress Call Results in Charges

Jun 11, 2021

21-21177

On Wednesday, June 9, 2021, members of the Brantford Police Service attended a residence on D’Aubigny Road after receiving a report of an animal in distress.

Arriving on scene, officers observed a dog in distress within the residence. This animal was determined to be in need of immediate assistance, which officers provided.  

Within the residence, officers located 23 dogs, three cats and a deceased cat. The Brant County SPCA were contacted and attended. As the animals were uncared for, they have been removed from the residence and are in the care of the Brant County SPCA.

This investigation is ongoing. Officers from Brantford Police Service are currently working in conjunction with the Brant County SPCA, City of Brantford Property Standards Department and the Brant County Health Unit. Further updates will be provided once available.

Two Brantford residents, a 45-year-old male and an 18-year-old female were arrested and charged with the following Criminal Code violations:
  • Causing unnecessary suffering to animals 
  • Cause damage or injury to animals

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ARRESTED - Wanted male: Corey Landon Lee HESS

Jun 8, 2021

UPDATE
 
Inc #21-20811

On June 7, 2021, members of the Brantford Police Service located wanted party, Corey Landon Lee HESS at a residence on Albemarle Street, Brantford.  As a result, officers with the Brantford Police Service Emergency Response Team responded to assist with the arrest.  

In the interest of public safety, a perimeter was set up, and several nearby residents were temporarily evacuated from their homes while a warrant was obtained. We would like to thank the public and nearby residence for their patience and cooperation during this incident.  

At approximately 6:00 a.m. on Tuesday, June 8, 2021, HESS was arrested with the assistance of the Ontario Provincial Police Tactics and Rescue Unit.  

HESS will appear in bail court on alleged prior charges.

Brantford Police Service would like to thank the public for their assistance.
 

 
Original Release:
 
Inc # 21-18686

May 27, 2021

Brantford Police Service are advising the public of a man wanted for a May 23, 2021 robbery at a convenience store located on Brant Ave, in the City of Brantford, in addition to two recent gas station robberies which occurred in Ancaster and the County of Brant. 

The male suspect has been identified as Corey Landon Lee HESS, 32, of Ohsweken. HESS has ties to Brantford, Hamilton and Six Nations and is believed to be in the area.   

HESS is described as an aboriginal male, approximately 5’11”, 350 lbs, with long brown hair and scruffy facial hair.

HESS was observed driving a burgundy, 4-door, sport utility vehicle (photo attached). 

Security camera images have been released.

A warrant has been issued for his arrest. HESS stands charged with the following Criminal Code violations:
  • Robbery
  • Attempted Robbery x2
  • Weapons Dangerous x3
  • Failure to Comply with Judicial Release Order x3

HESS should be considered armed and dangerous. 

Members of the public are requested to contact police at 519-756-0113 if they have any information relating to his whereabouts. If observed, please call 9-1-1. Members of the public are advised not to approach this individual, as he is believed to be in possession of weapons.

Information can also be provided anonymously by contacting Crime Stoppers at 519-750-8477, 1-800-222-8477 or  http://www.crimestoppersbb.com/submit-a-tip/ 

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