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Crime Brief - May 20, 2019

May 20, 2019

Type:    Disturbance
Incident:  19-18354
 Location:  West Street      
Incident:    On Monday May 20, 2019 just before 3:00 a.m. Brantford Police Service responded to a disturbance call on West Street.  A group of males were involved in a verbal argument when one of the males pulled out a knife and started to chase the others down the street.  Community Patrol Officers attended to the area where they located and arrested the suspect male without incident.  None of the parties involved were injured as a result of the incident.  Investigation revealed that the accused was currently bound by two court orders that he was contravening.  A 42 year old Simcoe male is charged with Possession of a Weapon for a Dangerous Purpose, Fail to Comply with Recognizance Order and Fail to Comply with Probation.     
                
Type:   Impaired - Alcohol 
Incident:  19-18221
Location:  Stanley Street
Incident:  On Sunday May 19, 2019 just before 1:00 a.m. Brantford Police Service received a 9-1-1 call about a possible impaired driver.  A male was seen stumbling and getting into a vehicle and driving away.  Community Patrol Officers attended to the area where they located the suspect vehicle.  Officers performed a traffic stop and spoke to the male driver.  While speaking to the driver 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 samples were two times the legal limit.  A 40 year old Brantford male has been charged with Operation While Impaired – Alcohol and 80 Plus.  The accused licence was suspended for 90 days and his vehicle was impounded for 7 days.  

Type:   Impaired - Alcohol
Incident:  19-18226
Location:  Erie Ave
Incident:  On Sunday May 19, 2019 at approximately 2:00 a.m. Community Patrol Officers observed a vehicle travelling on Erie Ave.  Officers observed the vehicle swerving in and out of marked lanes and performed a traffic stop.  While dealing with the driver, Officers observed signs of impairment.  Information was received that the driver only possessed a G2 licence and was in violation of the Novice Driver Alcohol condition.  The male 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 samples were over two times the legal limit.  As a result of the investigation a 21 year old Brantford male has been charged with Operation While Impaired – Alcohol and 80 Plus under the Criminal Code.  He is also charged with Novice Driver – Zero Alcohol under the Highway Traffic Act.  The accused licence was suspended for 90 days and his vehicle was impounded for 7 days.       

Type:   Impaired - Alcohol
Incident:  19-18115
Location:  Colborne Street West
Incident:   On Saturday May 18, 2019 at approximately 6:30 a.m. Brantford Police Service received a 9-1-1 call about a motor vehicle accident on Colborne Street West and Sherwood Drive.  A vehicle had struck a parked vehicle and a pole.  The driver and passenger were then seen fleeing the car and the area.  Community Patrol Officers attended to the area where they located the accident.  Officers checked the area and found the occupants a short distance away.  The male driver was arrested in regards to the accident.  While dealing with the driver Officers observed signs of impairment.  Information was received that the accused was currently bound by a court order with conditions.  As a result of the investigation a 29 year old Brantford male is charged with Failure to Stop After Accident, Operation While Impaired and Fail to Comply with Probation under the Criminal Code.                      

Type:   Impaired - Alcohol
Incident:  19-18115
Location:  Icomm Drive
Incident:  On Friday May 17, 2019 just before 7:00 p.m. Brantford Police Service received a 9-1-1 call about a possible impaired driver on Icomm Drive.  A female had been refused entry into a business on Icomm Drive due to her state of intoxication.  The female was seen leaving in a taxi however returned a short time later and was then seen getting into a vehicle and attempting to drive away.  The female was blocked in by others in area until police arrived.  Community Patrol Officers attended to the area where they located the vehicle and the female driver.  While dealing with the female officers observed signs of impairment.  The female was arrested and transported to the Brantford Police Service where she was to provide samples of her breath as required by law.  The accused samples were over two times the legal limit.  As a result of the investigation a 52 year old Cambridge woman is charged with Operation While Impaired and 80 Plus under the Criminal Code.  Her licence was suspended for 90 days and the vehicle was impounded for 7 days.   

Type:   Impaired - Drug
Incident:  19-17927
Location:  Colborne Street East
Incident:  On Friday May 17, 2019 shortly after 7:00 a.m. Community Patrol Officers observed a vehicle parked across two parking spaces in a business parking lot.  Officers observed the vehicle to be running and a male driver slouched over against the driver’s window asleep.  Officers spoke to the male driver who showed signs of impairment.  A demand was given for a field sobriety test and performed.  As a result of that test the driver was arrested.  While dealing with the accused a syringe with suspected cocaine was located on him.  The accused was given a demand for a Drug Recognition Evolution and transported to the Brantford Police Service. As a result of the investigation a 35 year old Brantford male is charged with Impaired Operation – Drug under the Criminal Code.  He is also charged with Possession of a Controlled Substance (cocaine) under the Controlled Drug and Substances Act.  The drivers licence was suspended for 90 days and his vehicle was impounded for 7 days.    
    

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Crime Brief - May 17, 2019

May 17, 2019

Type:    Impaired - Alcohol
Incident:  19-17877
 Location:  Lynden Road      
Incident:   On Thursday May 16, 2019 at approximately 8:10 p.m. Community Patrol Officers located a vehicle parked and running in a business parking lot on Lynden Road.  The vehicles driver side door was open and two males were observed in the vehicle.  Officers spoke to the occupants when they observed two open cans of beer in the centre console of the vehicle.  While dealing with the male driver 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 readings were over two times the legal limit.  A 32 year old Welland male has been charged with Operation While Impaired – Alcohol and 80 Plus under the Criminal Code.  His licence was suspended for 90 days and his vehicle was impounded for 7 days.   
                
Type:   Break and Enter 
Incident:  19-17639
Location:  Dalhousie Street
Incident: On Wednesday May 15, 2019 just after 11:30 a.m. Brantford Police Service received a 9-1-1 call about a Break and Enter on Dalhousie Street.  An unknown male had been seen crawling into a vacant residence through a basement window.  Community Patrol Officers attended to the residence where they located the suspect male.  The male was found to be in possession of a crowbar and bolt cutters along with various pieces of scrap metal.  A 46 year old Brantford male has been charged with Break and Enter and Possession of Break-in Instruments under the Criminal Code. 

Type:   Impaired - Refusal
Incident:  19-17587
Location: Wayne Gretzky parkway
Incident:   On Wednesday May 15, 2019 just after 1:30 a.m. Brantford Police Service responded to a 9-1-1 call on Wayne Gretzky Parkway regarding a possible impaired driver.   The driver had been travelling on Wayne Gretzky Parkway when he ran a red light and almost struck another vehicle.  The driver stopped, got out of his vehicle and was stumbling around before getting back inside and trying to drive away.  Community Patrol Officers attended to the area where they located the vehicle and the driver.  Officers when speaking to the male driver 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 samples.  As a result of the investigation a 39 year old Brantford male has been charged with Operation While Impaired – Alcohol and Failure/Refusal to Comply with Demand.  His licence was suspended for 90 days and his vehicle was impounded for 7 days.    

Type:   Impaired - Drug
Incident:  19-17407
Location:  Grey Street
Incident:  On Tuesday May 14, 2019 just before 2:00 a.m. Brantford Police Service received a 9-1-1 call about a vehicle that had just collided with a house on Grey Street.  Community Patrol Officers attended to the scene where they located the motor vehicle accident.  The vehicle had been travelling on Clarence Street when it turned the corner at Grey Street.   The driver lost control of the vehicle and struck the front porch of the residence.  While speaking to the driver she showed signs of impairment.  Investigation revealed that the driver was currently under the influence of pills.  The driver was arrested and given a demand for a drug recognition evaluation.  As a result of the drug recognition evaluation the driver was charged with impaired operation by drug.  Further investigation revealed that the accused licence was currently suspended and that the validation for the vehicle had expired and that a false validation had been put in its place.  A 42 year old Brantford woman has been charged with Operation While Impaired – Drug under the Criminal Code.  She is also charged with Drive While Under Suspension, Drive Motor Vehicle – No Currently Validated Permit and Use Validation not Furnished for Vehicle under the Highway Traffic Act.                
    

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Crime Brief - May 14, 2019

May 14, 2019

Type:    Drugs  
Incident:  19-17072
Location:  Brantwood Park Road          
Incident:  On Saturday May 11, 2019 just after 1:00 p.m. Brantford Police Service received a 9-1-1 call about a motor vehicle collision on Brantwood Park Road.  A female driver had been travelling south on Brantwood Park Road when she struck a vehicle parked on the side of the road.  Community Patrol Officers attended to the area where they located the accident and the female driver.  While dealing with the driver Officers located suspected cocaine ($450 street value) inside the vehicle along with other drug paraphernalia.  As a result of the investigation a 31 year old Brantford woman is charged with Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking – Cocaine under the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act.  She is also charged with Careless Driving under the Highway Traffic Act.                                     
 
Type:    Impaired - Drugs
Incident:  19-17249
 Location:  Colborne Street East      
Incident:   On Monday May 13, 2019 at approximately 5:00 a.m. Brantford Police Service received 9-1-1 call about a suspicious vehicle on Echo Villa Ave and Colborne Street East.  A vehicle was stopped in the middle of the road and a male appeared to be sleeping in the driver seat.  Community Patrol Officers attended to the area where they located the vehicle and the male driver.  Officers observed the male driver who appeared to be sleeping at the wheel with the vehicle still in drive.  Officers observed a baggie containing suspected cocaine with a straw in it in the drivers lap.  The driver was arrested for Possession of a Controlled Substance.  Officer’s while dealing with the male observed signs of impairment.  The driver was given a demand for a Drug Recognition Evaluation.  As a result of the investigation a 42 year old Gravenhurst male is charged with Operation While Impaired – Drug under the Criminal Code.  He is also charged with Possession of a Controlled Substance – Cocaine under the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act.  He is further charged with a number of offences under the Highway Traffic Act and the Compulsory Automobile Insurance Act.  His licence was suspended for 90 days and his vehicle was impounded for 7 days.   
                
Type:   Impaired - Alcohol
Incident:  19-17136
Location:         Barnes Ave
Incident:   On Saturday May 11, 2019 just after 10:30 p.m. Brantford Police Service received a 9-1-1 call from a residential complex on Barnes Ave.  An intoxicated male had attempted to gain access to the complex and when he was unsuccessful he was seen getting into a vehicle parked in the parking lot.  Community Patrol Officers attended to the area where they located a male matching the description in the driver`s seat of a running vehicle in the parking lot.  Officers spoke to the male who showed signs of impairment and he was given a demand for a roadside screening device. While dealing with the male Officers located an open bottle of beer in the centre console of the vehicle.  The driver registered a fail on the roadside screening device 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.  As a result of the accused samples he was issued a 3 day licence suspension.  He was also charged with Having Care and Control of a Motor Vehicle with pen Container of Liquor under the Highway Traffic Act.  

Type:   Impaired - Alcohol
Incident:  19-17214
Location:         Lynden Road
Incident:          On Sunday May 12, 2019 just before 5:00 p.m. Brantford Police Service received 9-1-1 call about a possible impaired driver on Lynden Road.  A vehicle was seen swerving in and out of marked lanes and was stopping for green lights at intersections.  Community Patrol Officers attended to the area where they located the vehicle parked at a Lynden Road business.  A male driver had been observed in the vehicle and was located at the business.  While dealing with the male driver he showed signs of impairment and was given a demand for a roadside screening device.  The driver failed the roadside screening device 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 two times the legal limit.  As a result of the investigation a 25 year old Brantford male has been charged with 80 Plus under the Criminal Code.  His licence was suspended for 90 days and his vehicle was impounded for 7 days.             

Type:   Impaired - Alcohol
Incident:  19-17027
Location:         King George Road
Incident:          On Saturday May 11, 2019 just after 1:30 a.m. Community Patrol Officers observed a vehicle exit a business on King George Road.  When the driver observed the marked police vehicle he reversed back into the parking lot and drove to the rear of the business.  Officers followed the vehicle and spoke to the driver.  While speaking to the driver Officers observed signs of impairment and the driver was given a demand for a roadside screening device.  The driver provided a sample which registered a fail.  The driver was arrested and transported to the Brantford Police Service where he was to provide samples of his breath as required by law.  As a result of the investigation the driver was issued a three days licence suspension.    

Type:   Impaired - Alcohol
Incident:  19-17028
Location:         Market Street
Incident:          On Saturday May 11, 2019 just before 2:00 a.m. Brantford Police Service received a call about a possible impaired driver who had just left a business on Market Street.  Community Patrol Officers attended the area where they located the vehicle driving down Market Street.  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 roadside screening device.  The driver provided a sample which registered a fail.  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 samples were over the legal limit.  A 25 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. 
    

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Crime Brief - May 8, 2019

May 8, 2019

Type:    Impaired – Alcohol  
Incident:  19-16601
Location:  Brantwood Park Road          
Incident:  On Wednesday May 8, 2019 at approximately 2:45 a.m. Community Patrol Officers located a vehicle parked in a business parking lot on Brantwood Park Road.  Officers spoke to the male driver who was showing 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’s reading were over two times the legal limit.  A 48 year old Kitchener male is charged with Operation While Impaired and 80 Plus.  His licence was suspended for 90 days and his vehicle was impounded for 7 days.                              
 
Type:    Drugs
Incident:  19-16461
 Location:  Colborne Street        
Incident:   On Tuesday May 7, 2019 just before 3:00 a.m. Community Patrol Officers observed a vehicle traveling east on Colborne Street.  The vehicle was driving at a slow rate of speed and was weaving in and out of marked lanes.  Officers performed a traffic stop and spoke to the male driver.  Information was received that the driver was currently wanted on three outstanding warrants from other jurisdictions.  The driver was arrested without incident.  While dealing with the accused he was found to be in possession of suspected cocaine ($150 value) and crystal methamphetamine ($1000 value).  A 35 year old Cambridge male was arrested on the outstanding warrants and has been charged with Possession of a Controlled Substance x2 under the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act.                                             
                
Type:   Suspended Driver
Incident:  19-16495
Location:   Marlborough Street
Incident:  On Tuesday May 7, 2019 just after 10:00 a.m. Brantford Police Service responded to a call on Marlborough Street.  An unknown male was seen sitting in the driver’s seat of a vehicle parked on the road drinking a beer.  Community Patrol Officers attended to the area where they located the vehicle and driver.  Officers observed an open bottle of beer beside the driver and other empty beer bottles inside the vehicle.  While speaking to the driver he showed signs of impairment.  The driver was arrested and transported to the Brantford Police Service where he provided samples of his breath as required by law.  The accused readings registered a warning and he was issued a 3 days licence suspension.  Investigation revealed that the drivers licence was currently suspended, his validation was expired and he had no insurance on the vehicle.  As a result of the investigation a 47 year old Brantford male has been charged with Drive While Under Suspension and Drive Motor Vehicle – no Currently Validated Permit under the Highway Traffic Act.  He is also charged with Operate Motor Vehicle – No Insurance under the Compulsory Automobile Insurance Act and Having Care and Control of a Motor Vehicle with Open Container of Liquor under the Liquor Licence Act.                   
    

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Crime Brief - May 3, 2019

May 3, 2019

Type:    Impaired – Alcohol  
Incident:  19-15859
Location:  Colborne Street West          
Incident:  On Thursday May 2, 2019 just after 7:30 p.m. Brantford Police Service were conducting a R.I.D.E Program on Colborne Street West.  A male driver entered into the R.I.D.E Program where he was spoken to by Officers.  While speaking to the driver Officers observed signs of impairment and beer cans could be seen inside the vehicle.  The driver was given a roadside screening device demand.  The driver registered a fail on the roadside screening device 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 40 year old Brantford male has been charged with 80 Plus under the Criminal Code.  His licence was suspended for 90 days and his vehicle was impounded for 7 days.                             
 
Type:    Drugs
Incident:  19-15702
 Location:  Clarence Street        
Incident:   On Wednesday May 1, 2019 just before 11:00 p.m. Community Patrol Officers observed a vehicle travelling on Clarence Street.  Information was received that the licence plate attached to the vehicle was not for that vehicle.  Officers stopped the vehicle and spoke to the male driver.  The driver was unable to provide a drivers licence or any documents for the vehicle.  The driver provided a name however investigation revealed that the name provided was false.  The driver was arrested without incident.  While dealing with the accused an amount of suspected cocaine ($1500 value) was located in the vehicle.  As a result of the investigation a 38 year old Hagersville male has been charged with Obstruct Police under the Criminal Code and Possession of a Controlled Substance under the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act.  He is further charged with Driver Fail to Surrender Licence, Use Plates Not Authorized for Vehicle and Fail to Surrender Permit for Vehicle under the Highway Traffic Act as well as Operate Motor Vehicle – No Insurance under the Compulsory Automobile Insurance Act.                                          
                
Type:   Theft
Incident:  19-15727
Location:  Morrell Street
Incident:  On Thursday May 2, 2019 at approximately 5:00 a.m. Brantford Police Service responded to a call about a suspicious male around a construction site on Morrell Street.  The unknown male was seen taking items from the area.  Community Patrol Officers attended and searched for the male.  The male was located a short distance away and was found to be in possession of copper pipes stolen from the construction site.  A 35 year old Brantford male has been charged with Theft Under $5000 and Possession of Stolen Property Under $5000 under the Criminal Code.              
    

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Serious Motor Vehicle Collision

May 3, 2019


Brantford Police are investigating after a serious motor vehicle collision involving a motorcycle and a motor vehicle at the intersection of Governors Road and King George Road on the afternoon of May 2, 2019.
The motorcyclist was struck in the intersection by a vehicle making a northbound turn onto King George Road. The motorcyclist was transported to Hamilton General Hospital with serious but non-life threating injuries. The intersection of Governors Road at King George was closed for several hours for the Police investigation but has now been re-opened.
Police are asking anyone with information about the incident to contact PC Kris REID of the Brantford Police Traffic Unit at 519-756-7050 extension 2228 or kreid@police.brantford.on.ca.

Crime Brief - May 1, 2019

May 1, 2019

Type:               Impaired – Alcohol   

Incident:          19-15555

Location:        Park Ave           

Incident:          On Tuesday April 30, 2019 at approximately 11:45 p.m. Brantford Police Service received information about a possible impaired driver in the area of Park Ave.  The vehicle was last seen driving away from the area.  Community Patrol Officers attended to the area where they observed the vehicle in a parking lot of a business on Colborne St.  As Officers pulled into the parking lot, the vehicle started to drive away and pulled back onto the roadway.  Officers stopped the vehicle and spoke to the female driver.  While dealing with the driver Officers observed signs of impairment.  The driver was arrested and transported to the Brantford Police Service where she was to provide samples of her breath as required by law.  The accused samples were over the legal limit.  A 46 year old Brantford woman has been charged with Operation While Impaired and 80 Plus under the Criminal Code.  Her licence was suspended for 90 days and her vehicle was impounded for 7 days.                             

 

Type:               Impaired – Alcohol

Incident:          19-15256

 Location:       Victoria Street        

Incident:          On Wednesday May 1, 2019 just before 4:30 a.m. Brantford Police Service received information about a possible impaired driver in the area of Icomm Drive. The vehicle had been observed in the parking lot of a business on Icomm Dr and was seen leaving the area.  Community Patrol Officers attended to the area where they observed the vehicle on Colborne St.  Officers observed the vehicle swerving on the roadway and performed a traffic stop.  Officers spoke to the female driver and observed signs of impairment.  The driver was given a roadside screening device demand.  A sample was provided and the driver registered a fail.  The driver was arrested and transported to the Brantford Police Service where she was to provide samples of her breath as required by law.  The accused samples were over two times the legal limit.  A 44 year old Mississauga woman has been charged with 80 Plus under the Criminal Code.  Her licence was suspended for 90 days and her vehicle was impounded for 7 days.                                      

                 

Type:               Break and Enter

Incident:          19-15313

Location:        Conklin Road      

Incident:          On Monday April 29, 2019 Brantford Police Service received a report of a Break and Enter to a construction site on Conklin Road. Sometime overnight unknown person(s) broke into a construction site and entered a trailer.  Reported stolen was a number of tools.           

 

Type:               Disturbance

Incident:          19-15396

Location:        Darling Street      

Incident:          On Monday April 29, 2019 at approximately 6:30 p.m. Brantford Police Service responded to a disturbance at a residence on Darling Street.  A relative had attended to the residence and started to yell and scream and was causing a disturbance.  Residents were able to get him outside where he proceeded to grab a brick from the walkway and threw it them.  The male fled the area on foot.  Community Patrol Officers attended to the area where they located and arrested the accused a short distance away.  Information was received that the male was currently on a court order with conditions. As a result of the investigation a 26 year old Brantford male has been charged with Assault with a Weapon and Breach of Recognizance.     

             

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Crime Brief - April 29, 2019

Apr 29, 2019

Type:  Drugs   
Incident: 19-15205
Location: Colborne Street East         
Incident: On Sunday April 28, 2019 at around 11:30 a.m. Community Patrol Officers were on Patrol when they noticed an individual known to them as having conditions not to be in the City limits.  When Officers approached the male he fled into a motel room.  Officers were able to locate the male who was attempting to conceal suspected drugs.  The male was arrested without incident.  The accused was found to be in possession of Crack Cocaine (value $100), Powder Cocaine (value$60) and Hydromorphine capsules (value $400).  A 33 year old Barrie male has been charged with Breach of Recognizance and Breach of Probation under the Criminal Code.  He is also charged with Possession of a Controlled Substance x3 under the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act.                       
 
Type:  Robbery
Incident: 19-15256
Location: Victoria Street        
Incident:  On Sunday April 28, 2019 just after 6:00 p.m. Brantford Police Service responded to a 9-1-1 call at a residence on Victoria Street.  Two males had broken into the victim’s residence where he was assaulted and his phone was stolen.  The suspects fled the residence on foot.  Community Patrol Officers attended to the area where they located the victim who was not injured as a result of the incident.  One of the suspects was located a short distance away from the residence and arrested without incident.  A 29 year old Brantford male has been charged with Break, Enter and Commit and Robbery.  Brantford Police Service continues to investigate this incident and a second suspect is still outstanding.       
               
Type: Disturbance
Incident: 19-15289
Location: Dalhousie Street      
Incident: On Sunday April 28, 2019 at around 11:00 p.m. Brantford Police Service received a call about a disturbance at a residence on Dalhousie Street.  A male who use to live at the residence had attended and was banging on doors.  When he spoke to people inside he pushed his way into the residence and started to cause a disturbance and making threats.  Community Patrol Officers attended to the residence where they locate the accused as he was trying to flee out the back.  The accused was arrested without incident.  Information was received that the accused was currently bound by a court order with conditions.  An 18 year old Brantford male has been charged with  Assault, Utter Threats to Cause Death or Bodily Harm and Fail to Comply with Recognizance Order under the Criminal Code.      

Type: Disturbance
Incident: 19-15152
Location: Drummond Street      
Incident:  On Saturday April 27, 2019 at around 10:00 p.m. Brantford Police Service received a 9-1-1 call about a disturbance out front of a residence on Drummond Street.  A group of people had been seen fighting outside the residence.  Community Patrol Officers attended to the area however the parties had dispersed prior to police arrival.  While speaking to the resident’s investigation revealed that a family member had attended the residence and started to cause a disturbance.  When she was asked to leave she brandished a knife and came at of one of the occupants.  They were able to get inside and locked the door.  The suspect stated to bang on the door causing damage before leaving the area.  None of the residence were injured as a result of the incident.  Officers searched the area and located the suspect a short distance away.  The accused was arrested without incident.  While dealing with police the accused’s behaviour became out of control and she was transported to hospital for treatment.  While at the hospital she became aggressive and threatening towards officers and hospital staff.  Information was received that the accused was currently bound by a court order with conditions.  As a result of the investigation a 19 year old Brantford woman is charged with Assault with a Weapon, Possession of Weapons Dangerous, Utter Threats to Cause Death or Bodily Harm, Mischief to Property Under $5000 and Fail to Comply with Undertaking.                   

Type: Impaired – Alcohol 
Incident: 19-15094
Location: Fairview Drive      
Incident:  On Saturday April 27, 2019 Brantford Police Service received information about a vehicle that was stuck on a concrete retaining wall on Fairview Drive.  Community Patrol Officers attended to the area where they located the vehicle.  Officers spoke to the male driver who showed 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 samples were over two times the legal limit.  Information was received that the accused was also a prohibited driver with a suspended licence. A 49 year old Brantford male has been charged with Operation While Impaired, 80 Plus and Operation While Prohibited x2 under the Criminal Code.  His vehicle was impounded for 45 days.  

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Crime Brief - April 26, 2019

Apr 26, 2019

Type:  Stolen Motor Vehicle   
Incident: 19-14881
Location: Colborne Street East         
Incident: On Thursday April 25, 2019 the Brantford Police Service was notified by a neighbouring Police agency that a motor vehicle had been stolen and may be heading to the Brantford area.  Community Patrol Officers observed the stolen vehicle in the parking lot of a motel on Colborne Street East.  Officers located a female inside the vehicle in the passenger seat and a male who had been driving inside the motel.  Both accused were arrested without incident.  While dealing with the accused they were found to be in possession of identification and property that had also been reported stolen. As a result of the investigation a 36 year old Woodstock male has been charged with Possession of Stolen Property Over $5000, Possession of Identity Documents x3, Possession of Stolen Property Under $5000 and Breach of Probation.  The second accused a 30 year old Woodstock woman is charged with Possession of Stolen Property Over $5000, Possession of Identity Documents and Possession of Stolen Property Under $5000.  Both accused were held for a bail hearing.                
 
Type:  Fraud  
Incident: 19-14800
Location: Colborne Street        
Incident:   On Thursday April 25, 2019 just after 12:00 p.m. Brantford Police Service received a 9-1-1 call from a bank on Colborne Street.  An unknown male had attended the bank with identification belonging to another person and was attempting to access their financial records.  Community Patrol Officers attended to the bank where they located the suspect.  Investigation revealed that the suspect had stolen the identification and was attempting to access his banking information.  The male was arrested without incident.  Information was received that the accused was currently bound by a court order with conditions.  A 49 year old Brantford male has been charged with Personation Identity Fraud, Identity Documents and Breach of Probation x2.   
               
Type: Assault
Incident: 19-14819
Location: Brunswick Street      
Incident: On Thursday April 25, 2019 at around 2:30 p.m. Brantford Police Service received a 9-1-1 call about a disturbance at a residence on Brunswick Street.  Two males were observed in a confrontation out front of the residence when one of the males started to assault the other.  Community Patrol Officers attended to the area where they located the victim who had been knocked unconscious from the incident.  Investigation revealed that the victim had been walking his dog when he was confronted and assaulted.  The suspect fled the area in a vehicle prior to police arrival.  Officers were able to locate and arrest the suspect without incident.  A 63 year old Brantford male has been charged with Assault Cause Bodily Harm.  

Type:  Impaired - Alcohol
Incident: 19-14616
Location: Colborne Street East      
Incident:  On Wednesday April 24, 3019 just before 1:30 a.m. Community patrol Officers observed a vehicle travelling eastbound on Colborne Street East.  Officers observed the vehicle swerving in and out of the marked lanes and almost strike the curb.  Officers performed a traffic stop and spoke to the male driver.  Upon speaking to the driver Officers observed signs of impairment and a bottle of wine was located on the passenger seat.  A  demand for a roadside screening device was issued to the driver.  The driver registered a fail on the roadside screening device 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 the legal limit.  A 24 year old Brantford male has been charged with 80 Plus under the Criminal Code.  His licence was suspended for 90 days and his vehicle was towed for 7 days.         


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Two Suspects are now in Custody in Relation to the Shooting Investigation

Apr 25, 2019

Incident #19-14626

Update

The Brantford Police Service – Major Crime Unit has continued to investigate the shooting incident that occurred in the downtown on April 24, 2019.

Investigation revealed that two individuals were responsible for the shooting incident. They were identified as Chad Wray-McCombs and Lori Staats.  Both are facing a number of charges including Aggravated Assault, Assault with a Weapon, Careless Use of a Firearm and Discharge Firearm with Intent – Endanger Life under the Criminal Code.

On Thursday April 25, 2019 at approximately 1:00 a.m. Lori Ruth Ann Staats was arrested and is currently in custody for a bail hearing.  The second accused has been taken into custody after he was involved in an investigation with the Toronto Police Service.  Police successfully negotiated with Wray-McCombs who surrender peacefully after he was holed-up inside a residence this afternoon.  The Toronto Police Service will conduct an investigation relating to any charges in their jurisdiction.  Chad Wray-McCombs will subsequently be brought to the Brantford courts at a later date in order to face the charges in relation to the shooting investigation. 

The Brantford Police Service would like to thank the public and our media partners for their assistance in this investigation.  Anyone with information about this investigation is urged to contact Det. Mark Whitworth of the Major Crime Unit at 519-756-0113 ext. 2266   

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