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Female Arrested in Armed Robbery Investigation

Feb 17, 2020

Incident #20-6647 - UPDATE

As a result of the investigation, a 36 year old female from Brantford has been taken into custody without further incident as a result of an investigation on Sydenham Street related to a prior robbery. The female faces several charges under the Criminal Code including: robbery with a firearm, point firearm, careless use of firearm, firearm-use while committing offence, possession of weapon for dangerous purposes, disguise with intent, break and enter dwelling house – commit indictable offence, firearm or weapon: and possession contrary to prohibition order x2.  

Prior street closures will be removed, with vehicle and pedestrian traffic to resume shortly.

Brantford Police Service would like to thank the area residents for their cooperation and patience as the situation was resolved.

On February 16, 2020 at approximately 11:15 pm, Brantford Police Service members attended a Park Road North residence to investigate a robbery. Information was received that a female, disguised in all-black clothing, entered the residence where she brandished a firearm and robbed two male victims of prescription medication and money.  


The Brantford Police Service – Major Crime Unit is continuing to investigate this incident.  Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 519-756-7050 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 Service - Major Crime Unit is actively investigating an incident on Sydenham Street related to a prior robbery.  

As a result of the investigation, Sydenham Street from Newcastle Street to Kennedy Street will be closed to vehicle and pedestrian traffic until further notice. 

We ask that the public refrain from attending the area due to the nature of the investigation.

On February 16, 2020 at approximately 11:15 pm, Brantford Police Service members attended a Park Road North residence to investigate a robbery. Information was received that a female, disguised in all-black clothing, entered the residence where she brandished a firearm and robbed two male victims of prescription medication and money.  

The Brantford Police Service – Major Crime Unit is continuing to investigate this incident.  Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 519-756-7050 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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Homicide Suspect Arrested

Feb 14, 2020

Incident #20-5483 - UPDATE
The Brantford Police Service - Major Crime Unit has continued to investigate the homicide which occurred Saturday morning at the Galaxy Motel on Colborne Street East, Brantford.
As a result of the ongoing investigation, and in partnership with neighbouring jurisdictions, accused Shajjad Hossain Idrish, a 22 year old male from Hamilton, has been arrested in London.
We would like to thank the London Police Service for their cooperation and assistance with this investigation.

Idrish is charged with Murder, Attempt Murder with a Firearm x2, Conspiracy to Commit Murder, Possession of a Weapon for a Dangerous Purpose, Unauthorized Possession of a Firearm, Using a Firearm in the Commission of an Offence, Carrying a Concealed Weapon and Careless Use of a Firearm under the Criminal Code.
As a result of the investigation three people have been arrested and one male is currently wanted on an arrest warrant. Police are actively searching for one male suspect.
WANTED:
Roger Earl VanEvery, 35 year old male from Brantford is charged with Murder, Attempt Murder with a Firearm x2 and Conspiracy to Commit Murder under the Criminal Code.
VanEvery is described as a male, Indigenous, 5’9”, 170 lbs, dark hair, brown eyes with a tattoo "13” upper right arm. He may be in the Brantford or Hamilton area.
 
The accused, Roger VanEvery, should be considered armed and dangerous.  If seen do not approach, contact police or 9-1-1.

On Saturday February 8, 2020 at approximately 5:50 a.m. Brantford Police Service responded with Emergency Medical Services to a call regarding a male who was suffering from a gunshot wound at a motel on Colborne Street East. Community Patrol Officers attended to the motel where they located three male victims who were suffering from apparent gunshot wounds. The three victims were transported to hospital. A 42 year old male, Jason David Kossatz from Brantford has since succumbed to his injuries while two males, 25 and 26, from Brantford remain in hospital.

Members of the Brantford Police Service - Major Crime Unit are continuing to investigate this incident.  This incident is not believed to be a random act of violence.  

Anyone with information or who may have video surveillance of the area is urged to 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





Crime Brief - February 13, 2020

Feb 13, 2020

Type:       Stolen Vehicle   
Incident:       20-5775
Location:         Colborne Street and Nelson Street  
Incident:On Monday, February 10, 2020 at approximately 6:30 pm Community Patrol Officers observed a vehicle pulling a trailer with unsafe equipment. Officers stopped the motor vehicle and spoke to the male driver. Information was received that the trailer had previously been reported stolen to police. As a result of the investigation, a 39 year old male from Delhi and a 47 year old male from Courtland were charged with Possession of Stolen Property under $5000 under the Criminal Code.

Type:      Impaired – Alcohol / Stolen Vehicle   
Incident:      20-5843
Location:        Glenwood Drive  
Incident:On Tuesday, February 11, 2020 at approximately 10:30am Brantford Police Service received a call regarding a motor vehicle collision hit and run near Erie Ave and Birkett Lane. The suspect vehicle was seen fleeing the area in a dangerous and reckless manner and was located abandoned on Glenwood Drive. Two people were observed fleeing the vehicle on foot. Information was received that the motor vehicle had previously been reported stolen. Community Patrol Officers attended and searched the area where they located and arrested two accused. While dealing with the driver, officers observed signs of impairment. The driver was given a demand for a road side screening device. The driver registered a fail on the road side screening device and was transported in order to provide samples of their breath as required by law. The accused samples were over 80. Further information was received that the driver’s license was suspended. While dealing with the passenger, information was received that she had provided a false identity. As a result of this investigation, Accused #1, a 27 year old female from Ohsweken has been charged with Operation While Impaired, 80 plus, Dangerous Operation of Motor Vehicle, Failure to Stop After Accident, and Possession of Stolen Property – Over $5,000 under the Criminal Code. She is further charged with Drive While Under Suspension under the Highway Traffic Act. Accused #2, a 26 year old female from Hagersville is charged with Personation, Obstruct Peace Officer and Possession of Stolen Property Over $5,000 under the Criminal Code.


Type:       Theft Under $5,000 and Stolen Vehicle
Incident:       20-5916
Location:         Wayne Gretzky Parkway and Lynden Road   
Incident:On Tuesday, February 11, 2020 at around 7:00 pm the Brantford Police Service were dispatched to a business on Wayne Gretzky Parkway in regards to a theft. An unknown male had attended into the store where he gathered a number of electronic kitchen devices and proceeded to the self checkout area. The suspect male proceeded thru the self checkout without making any attempt to pay. Employees observed the suspect male get into a vehicle and fled the area. Investigation reveled that the vehicle had been reported stolen from another jurisdiction. Community Patrol Officers attended to the area where they searched for the suspect and vehicle. 

                                                

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Two Individuals In Custody and Two Wanted Regarding Homicide Investigation

Feb 10, 2020

Incident #20-5483 - UPDATE

The Brantford Police Service - Major Crime Unit has continued to investigate the homicide which occurred Saturday morning at the Galaxy Motel on Colborne Street East, Brantford.

On Saturday February 8, 2020 at approximately 5:50 a.m. Brantford Police Service responded with Emergency Medical Services to a call regarding a male who was suffering from a gunshot wound at a motel on Colborne Street East. Community Patrol Officers attended to the motel where they located three male victims who were suffering from apparent gunshot wounds. The three victims were transported to hospital. A 42 year old male from Brantford has since succumbed to his injuries while two males, 25 and 26, from Brantford remain in hospital.

As a result of the investigation two people have been arrested and two people are currently wanted on arrest warrants.  

Accused #3 (wanted)
Roger Earl VanEvery, 35 year old male from Brantford is charged with Murder, Attempt Murder with a Firearm x2 and Conspiracy to Commit Murder under the Criminal Code.
VanEvery is described as a male, Indigenous, 5’9”, 170 lbs, dark hair, brown eyes with a tattoo "13” upper right arm.  He may be in the Brantford or Hamilton area.

Roger VanEvery is a relation to Lynn VanEvery and Larry Reynolds, however this investigation is not related to and is independent to the Park Rd investigation.

Accused #4 (wanted)

Shajjad Hossain Idrish, 22 year old male from Hamilton is charged with Murder, Attempt Murder with a Firearm x2, Conspiracy to Commit Murder, Possession of a Weapon for a Dangerous Purpose, Unauthorized Possession of a Firearm, Using a Firearm in the Commission of an Offence, Carrying a Concealed Weapon and Careless Use of a Firearm under the Criminal Code.

Idrish is described as a male, middle eastern, 5’7”, 125 lbs, dark hair and brown eyes. He may be in the Brantford or Hamilton area.

The accused Roger VanEvery and Shajjad Idrish should be considered armed and dangerous.  If seen do not approach them, contact police or 9-1-1.

 

Members of the Brantford Police Service - Major Crime Unit are continuing to investigate this incident.  This incident is not believed to be a random act of violence. 

Anyone with information or who may have video surveillance of the area is urged to 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



Brantford Police Continue to Investigate Homicide on Colborne Street East

Feb 9, 2020

Incident #20-5483

The Brantford Police Service continues to investigate a homicide which occurred earlier yesterday morning at the Galaxy Motel on Colborne Street East, Brantford.

On Saturday February 8, 2020 at approximately 5:50 a.m. Brantford Police Service responded with Emergency Medical Services to a call regarding a male who was suffering from a gunshot wound at a motel on Colborne Street East. Community Patrol Officers attended to the motel where they located three male victims who were suffering from apparent gunshot wounds. The three victims were transported to hospital. A 42 year old male has since succumbed to his injuries while two males in there 20’s remain in hospital. 

Members of the Brantford Police Major Crime Unit are currently investigating the incident. The area will be closed to the public for some time as the investigation continues. This incident is not believed to be a random act of violence.

Anyone with information or who may have video surveillance of the area is urged to contact the Brantford Police Service at 519-756-7050 or Detective Jason Sinning at 519-756-0113 ext 2265. 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

Brantford Police Investigate Homicide on Colborne Street East

Feb 8, 2020

Incident #20-5483

The Brantford Police Service is currently investigating a homicide which occurred earlier this morning at the Galaxy Motel on Colborne Street East, Brantford.  

On Saturday February 8, 2020 at approximately 5:50 a.m. Brantford Police Service responded  
with Emergency Medical Services to a call regarding a male who was suffering from a gunshot wound at a motel on Colborne Street East.  Community Patrol Officers attended to the motel where they located three male victims who were suffering from apparent gunshot wounds.  The three victims were transported to hospital. A 42 year old male has since succumbed to his injuries. The two other victims remain in hospital.

Members of the Brantford Police Major Crime Unit are currently investigating the incident.  The area will be closed to the public for some time as the investigation continues.  This incident is not believed to be a random act of violence.      

Anyone with information or who may have video surveillance of the area is urged to contact the Brantford Police Service at 519-756-7050 or Detective Jason Sinning at 519-756-0113 ext 2265.  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

Update- Missing 46 year old Female Located

Feb 3, 2020

*******Update February 3, 2020******* 
Missing female Lisa Diamond has been located. Thank-you for the assistance. 
 
Incident #20-4268
Investigators from the Brantford Police Service are seeking assistance from the public in locating a missing female.

Lisa Diamond was last seen on January 29, 2020 at Rosewood House, Brantford. Diamond has been reported missing to the Brantford Police Service and police are concerned for her well-being.

Lisa Diamond is described as a white female, 46 years of age, 6’ tall, heavyset, with short sandy blonde hair and hazel eyes. Diamond was last seen wearing a multi-coloured winter toque, navy blue winter jacket, wine coloured hooded sweatshirt, black tights and brown winter boots. 
 
Anyone with information is asked to call the Brantford Police Service Major Crime Unit at (519) 756-7050.

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Composite Sketch of Armed Robbery Suspect Released

Feb 3, 2020

Incident # 20-1993
UPDATE
Brantford Police are releasing a composite sketch of an armed robbery suspect.
 
On Tuesday January 14, 2020 at approximately 5:00 p.m. Brantford Police Service responded to a 9-1-1 call regarding a robbery at a business on King George Road.  Two unknown males had entered the store and forced three employees to turn over an unknown number of cellular devices.  The two suspects were armed with a handgun and a knife while a third remained outside in a vehicle.  Customers who were in the store at the time were able to safely exit.  One of the employees received minor injuries as a result of the incident.  

The Brantford Police Service - Major Crime Unit has continued to investigate this occurrence. As a result of the continued investigation police are releasing a composite sketch of one of the suspects involved. 

Suspect Information
Suspect #1
Male, all dark/black clothing and facemask, carrying a knife

Suspect #2 
Male, wearing a beige jacket with red hoodie underneath, black face mask carrying a handgun.

Suspect #3
Male – composite sketch attached
 


Suspect Vehicle: Mid-sized SUV
 
Anyone with information or who may have surveillance video in the area is asked to contact police at 519-756-7050 or Det. Sinning at 519-756-0113 ext. 2265.  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 
 
Incident #20-01274
January 10, 2020
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.

Anyone with information or who may have surveillance video in the area is asked to contact police at 519-756-7050 or Det. Sinning at 519-756-0113 ext. 2265.  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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Guns and Drugs Seized by BPS

Jan 30, 2020

Incident 20-4121
 
On Wednesday January 29th, 2020, members of the Brantford Police Street Crime Unit, Task Force, Emergency Response Team, BEAT Unit and Canine Unit executed a Controlled Drugs and Substance Act Search warrant at a residence on Victoria Street in the City of Brantford.  
 
 
Following the execution of the search warrant police located two firearms, a quantity of cocaine and a large amount of Canadian currency.

As such, the following persons are facing criminal charges:

18 year old male from Brantford is charged with:
Possession of a controlled substance for the purpose of trafficking
Various firearms offences
Failing to obey the orders of the court

20 year old male from Brantford is charged with:
Various firearms offences

47 year old female from Brantford is charged with:
Various firearms offences

20 year old female from Brantford is charged with:
Various firearms offences

20 year old female from Brantford is charged with:
Possession of a controlled substance for the purpose of trafficking
Failing to obey the orders of the court

19 year old female from Brantford is charged with:
Various firearms offences

17 year old person is charged with:
Various firearms offences

Anyone with information on any other drug-related activities is asked to contact the Street Crime Unit of the Brantford Police Service at 519-756-0113 ext. 2286.
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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Brantford Police Services Board Announces Mark Littell as its new Chair

Jan 24, 2020

On Thursday January 23, 2020 the Brantford Police Services Board announced Mark Littell as its new Chair.  On behalf of Chief Davis, Deputy Chief Saunders and the membership of the Brantford Police Service we would like to congratulate Mark Littell on his appointment. 
 
"I would like to congratulate Mark Littell on his appointment as Chair of the Brantford Police Services Board.  We look forward to working with him and the Board as the Brantford Police Service moves forward in the upcoming year.”    Chief Rob Davis
Chair Littell has been a member of the Police Services Board for a number of years.  His previous experience on the Board and as a Councillor with the City will be extremely valuable. City Counsellor Greg Martin was elected as the Board’s Vice-Chair. Other members of the board include:  Mayor Kevin Davis, T.Brendan Ryan and Vince Bucci.
 
"I look forward to continuing to move our service forward with our new Chief and Deputy Chief. Brantford has a strong community based police service with many great members keeping our city safe. An increased emphasis on our most vulnerable and visible areas: the downtown, drugs and violent crime, human trafficking and child exploitation, will be a focus of the board for 2020.” Chair Mark Littell
 
The Brantford Police Service is proud of its relationship with the Police Services Board and looks forward to an ongoing collaborative relationship in order to provide the best possible policing services to the citizens of Brantford.    


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