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Accused now facing charges including attempted murder

Jun 14, 2023


As a result of the interactions which occurred on May 29, 2023, the accused was advised of the following charges on Thursday, June 8, 2023.

A 27-year-old man from Paris, stands charged with the following Criminal Code violations:
  • Attempt to commit murder
  • Dangerous operation of vehicle
  • Flight from police officer
  • Failure to stop after accident

The accused was scheduled to attend a bail hearing, June 13, 2023.

The province’s Special investigations Unit remains involved in this incident and, as such, the Brantford Police Service is unable to provide further comment at this time.  

Any further inquiries may be directed to SIU communications at: 



May 29, 2023
SIU invokes mandate after man injured during arrest 

On Monday, May 29, 2023, at approximately 2:15 p.m., members of the Brantford Police Service were conducting an investigation that led to an interaction with an adult male at an address in Paris, Ontario. As a result of the interaction, the man was transported to hospital for treatment.

As required by law, Brantford Police Service has notified the province’s Special Investigation Unit (SIU) which has invoked its mandate. As such, Brantford Police Service will be unable to provide further information or comment related to the incident.

Police will remain at locations in Paris and Brantford locations throughout the evening. Motorists and pedestrians are asked to use alternate routes and avoid the area if possible.

We would like to advise the public that there is no threat to public safety.

Any further inquiries may be directed to SIU communications at: 

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