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BPS Respond to Helicopter Crash

Jul 25, 2021

Incident 21-28102

On Sunday, July 25, 2021, at approximately 7:08 a.m., Brantford Police Service responded to a citizen report of a helicopter crash located at Golf Road and Powerline Road.

Emergency Medical Services and Brantford Fire attended the scene to provide assistance.

The pilot, who was the sole occupant of the aircraft, was transported to hospital for treatment of non-life threatening injuries.

Brantford Police Service closed the area to traffic and held the scene for several hours. Area roads were reopened and the scene was released shortly after 5:00 p.m. 

As the Transportation Safety Board of Canada and Ministry of Labour are investigating the incident, additional detail pertaining to the incident will be released by these agencies.


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CRIME BRIEF: July 21, 2021

Jul 21, 2021

Type:                    Assault
Incident:             21-26502
Location:           Colborne Street

On Thursday, July 15, 2021 at approximately 12:55 a.m., officers with the Brantford Police Service were dispatched to a location on Colborne Street in regards to an assault in progress. 
 
A 48-year-old male victim was in his vehicle when he observed a motor vehicle travelling on Colborne Street in the opposite direction of traffic. The victim honked his horn to alert the driver of his mistake. At this time, the accused, a passenger from the vehicle travelling the wrong way, is alleged to have exited his vehicle, opened the door of the victim’s vehicle and assaulted the victim, who sustained minor injuries.
 
The victim called 9-1-1 during the incident.
 
Police arrived on scene and, in speaking with both parties, observed signs of intoxication from the accused.
 
The accused was arrested and transported to the Brantford Police Service, to be released once sober. 

As a result of this incident, a 22-year-old male from Mississauga, stands charged with the offence of Assault, contrary to the Criminal Code. 
 


Type:                    Assault
Incident:             21-26516
Location:           Colborne Street
 
On Thursday, July 15, 2021 at approximately 5:05 a.m., officers with the Brantford Police Service were at a convenience store located on Erie Avenue regarding another matter when they observed the a male who appeared to be passed out in the front seat of a parked motor vehicle. 
 
When attempting to speak with the male, officers observed signs that the individual was under the influence of illicit drugs.
 
Information was received which revealed that the vehicle had previously been reported as stolen from another jurisdiction.
 
At this time, the accused was arrested for possession of stolen property. The accused was then transported to hospital by ambulance to receive medical treatment for suspected drug use. 
 
A search incident to arrest located approximately 0.6 grams of suspected crystal methamphetamine and approximately 1.4 grams of suspected fentanyl.
 
As a result of this investigation, a 35-year-old of Brantford, stands charged with the following offences: 
  • Possess Stolen Goods Over $5000 contrary to the Criminal Code
  • Possess Scheduled Substance contrary to the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act 
 


Type:                    Break and Enter
Incident:             21-26530
Location:           Marlborough Street
              
A report was received by the Brantford Police Service to advise that sometime between Wednesday, July 14, 2021 and Thursday, July 15, 2021, the garage of a residence located on Marlborough Street had been entered and a number of items including tools, a bicycle and a television had been stolen.   
 
On Thursday, July 15, 2021, at approximately 8:48 a.m., the victim of the theft observed a male on the front porch of a nearby residence who appeared to be in possession of the stolen items.
 
When officers arrived on scene, the accused was observed in possession of the stolen items. 
 
The accused was arrested, and the stolen items were recovered. 
 
As a result of the investigation, a 37-year-old male of Brantford, stands charged with one count of Break and Enter and one count of Possession of Property Obtained by Crime, contrary to the Criminal Code. 
 

 

Type:                    Assault - Threats
Incident:             21-26559
Location:           Dalhousie Street and Market Street

On Thursday, July 15, 2021 at approximately 12:03 p.m., officers with the Brantford Police Service attended a call for service in the area of Dalhousie Street and Market Street related to an assault and uttering of threats incident.

The accused, a 51-year-old male, was on foot at the intersection of Dalhousie Street and Market Street. The victim, a 7-year-old male, was riding his bike in the area, when the accused allegedly grabbed the wheel of the bicycle and hit the child’s arm, attempting to knock the victim off his bicycle.

Before leaving the area, the accused was reported to have yelled at and threatened the victim.

The accused fled on foot. Officers located and arrested the accused at the intersection of Charlotte Street and Darling Street. During the arrest, the accused was assaultive and non-compliant.
 
As a result of this investigation, a 51-year-old male of Brantford stands charged with the following: 
  • Assault- contrary to the Criminal Code
  • Utter threats to Person- contrary to the Criminal Code 
 


Type:                    Theft
Incident:             21-26668
Location:           Henry Street

On Friday, July 16, 2021, at approximately 12:33 a.m., officers with the Brantford Police Service were dispatched to attend a call related to a theft occurring from vehicles located within a fenced in compound on Henry Street.
 
Two accused parties, a male and a female, were observed to have gained illegal entry to the compound and were removing belongings from a number of vehicles.
 
The accused parties fled the scene but were located by police a short distance away.
 
The accused were arrested and officers retrieved the stolen items.    
 
As a result of this investigation, a 39-year-old male and a 40-year-old female, both of Hagersville, each stand charged with Theft under $5000 contrary to the Criminal Code.
 


Type:                    Trafficking
Incident:             21-26754
Location:           Walter Street

On Friday, July 16, 2021, at approximately 3:20 p.m., members of the Brantford Police Service Street Crime Unit entered into a drug trafficking investigation.

As a result of the investigation, officers obtained and executed a Controlled Drugs and Substances Act Search Warrant at a residence located on Walter Street.

Brantford Police located and seized the following items during the execution of the search warrant: 
  • 1.58 grams (approx.) of suspected fentanyl with an estimated street value of $630 
  • 0.1 grams (approx.) suspected crystal methamphetamine with an estimated street value $20 
 
As a result of the investigation, a 44-year-old male of Brantford stands charged with one count of, Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking, contrary to the Controlled Drugs and Substance Act. 
 
The accused has been released with a future court date.

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.
 


Type:                    Impaired - Alcohol
Incident:             21-26814
Location:           Sydenham Street

On Friday, July 16, 2021 at approximately 9:28 p.m., a driving complaint was received by the Brantford Police Service to advise of a potential impaired driver in the area of Sydenham Street.
 
The suspect vehicle and driver were located and officers conducted a traffic stop. Officers observed signs of intoxication and requested the driver provide samples of breath as required by law.
 
The accused was uncooperative and refused to comply with the lawful demands.

As a result of the investigation, a 61-year-old male of Brantford, stands charged with: 
  • Failure or refusal to comply with demand – contrary to the Criminal Code
 
The accused was released on a form 10 undertaking and his vehicle was taken to impound. 
 

 
Type:                    Weapons            
Incident:             21-27064
Location:           Eagle Avenue

On Sunday, July 18, 2021 at approx. 2:28 p.m., officers with the Brantford Police Service responded to a call for service related to an altercation between two males involving a weapon in the area of Eagle Avenue.
 
It is alleged that a verbal argument between two males occurred in the yard of a residence on Eagle Avenue. The accused male fled from the unknown male to a neighbouring yard and was observed to be in possession of a knife.
 
Police attended the scene and took the accused male into custody. The accused was released on an undertaking. 
 
As a result, of the investigation, a 38-year-old male from Brantford stands charged with: 
  • Possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose contrary to the Criminal Code.
 


Type:                    Trafficking           
Incident:             21-27105
Location:           Clarence Street and Erie Avenue

On Sunday, July 18, 2021 at approximately 7:27 p.m., after observing a suspicious vehicle, officers with the Brantford Police Service conducted a traffic stop in the area of Clarence Street and Erie Avenue 
 
During the traffic stop, information was received that one of the three occupants of the vehicle was in violation of a valid judicial release order. At this time, the accused male was placed under arrest. Search incident to arrest located the following items within the vehicle:
  • 15.4 grams (approx..) of suspected crystal methamphetamine
  • Several knives (one of which was a prohibited weapon)
  • A quantity of suspected hydromorphone pills
 
At the time of the occurrence, the accused was determined to be in violation of two valid Weapons Prohibition Orders. 
 
The other two occupants within the vehicle were then placed under arrest for Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking, due to their knowledge and control of the drugs located within the vehicle.
 
Subsequent search incident to arrest located the following items: 
  • 2.92 grams (approx.) of suspected Fentanyl 
  • 3.40 grams (approx.) of suspected crystal methamphetamine
  • A scale 
 
As a result of this incident, the accused parties stand charged with the following: 

A 29-year-old male of Brantford: 
  • POSSESSION OF A CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE- Schedule I – contrary to the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act
  • POSSESSION FOR THE PURPOSE OF TRAFFICKING- Schedule I X2 - contrary to the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act
  • WEAPONS DANGEROUS – contrary to the Criminal Code
  • POSSESSION OF PROHIBITED WEAPON – contrary to the Criminal Code
  • FAILURE TO COMPLY WITH JUDICIAL RELEASE  – contrary to the Criminal Code 
  • POSSESSION OF WEAPON CONTRARY TO PROHIBITION ORDER X2 – contrary to the Criminal Code
 
 A 27-year-old male of Brantford:  
  • POSSESSION FOR THE PURPOSE OF TRAFFICKING- Schedule I X2  – contrary to the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act
 
A 21-year-old female of Brantford:
  • POSSESSION FOR THE PURPOSE OF TRAFFICKING - Schedule I X2  – contrary to the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act

LOCATE - Previously Missing Person: 39-year-old male, Jacob LAVALLEY

Jul 20, 2021


UPDATE - LOCATED - Thanks to information from an alert citizen, missing person, Jacob LAVALLEY has been safely located.
 
 

 
Incident 21-26827
 
July 20, 2021
 
The Brantford Police Service is seeking the public’s assistance in locating a missing 39-year-old male, Jacob LAVALLEY. 
 
Jacob is described as male, indigenous, 6’0”, 180 lbs, with curly black shoulder length hair, black facial hair (goatee), brown eyes, and has a small scar above the right eyebrow area. Clothing description is not available.

His last contact with family was July 17, 2021 via text message.

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

Anyone with knowledge of Jacob’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: https://www.crimestoppersbb.com/submit-a-tip/ 

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ARRESTED: WANTED PERSON - Chad WRAY-MCCOMBS

Jul 20, 2021

21-26744, 21-27051, 21-27176, 21-27185

At 12:46 p.m., Monday, July 19, 2021, previously wanted party; Chad WRAY-MCCOMBS was arrested by Brantford Police Service and is now in custody.

WRAY-MCCOMBS was observed exiting a stolen motor vehicle in the area of Foster Street and Cayuga Street and was taken into custody by members of the Emergency Response Team and K-9 section in the backyard of a nearby residence.

Investigation revealed WRAY-MCCOMBS allegedly stole the vehicle earlier Monday morning from a Brantford business.  As a result, WRAY-MCCOMBS was faces various theft and mischief related charges from this incident.

In addition to existing charges, WRAY-MCCOMBS is facing charges related to the incidents which occurred on July 16, 18 and 19, 2021. Charges related to incidents 21-27051 and 21-26744 from July 16 and 18, 2021 are detailed below.

Brantford Police Service would like to thank members of the public and media for their assistance in this investigation.
 

21-27051

On Sunday, July 18, 2021 at approximately 11:38 a.m., officers with the Brantford Police Service responded to a weapons related call for service at a location on Charing Cross Street. 
 
Police attended to the area and learned that three male victims were just robbed of their motor vehicle at gunpoint by a male suspect. The suspect, operating the motor vehicle, fled the scene. 
 
Police located the stolen motor vehicle travelling westbound onto Walnut Street and engaged in a pursuit, which was terminated, for public safety in the area of Cayuga Street. Police were able to locate the motor vehicle again travelling westbound on Colborne Street towards County Road 18. Again, the same lone male driver was observed by police operating the suspect motor vehicle in a dangerous manner. Police engaged in a pursuit, which was terminated in the interest of public safety in the area of Colborne Street and Linden Ave. 
 
Officers then observed the suspect motor vehicle travelling westbound on Richardson Street from Gilkison Street. The suspect, upon observing the police cruiser, began travelling at a high rate of speed, directly at the cruiser before swerving out of the way avoiding a collision. At this time, officers were able to positively identify the suspect as Chad WRAY-MCOOMBS.
 
As a result of the incident which occurred on July 18, 2021, the accused, Chad WRAY-MCCOMBS, 31, of Brantford stands charged with the following:
  • Robbery with Firearm- contrary to the Criminal Code
  • Possession of Weapon Dangerous Purpose- contrary to the Criminal Code
  • Firearm- Use while Committing Offence- contrary to the Criminal Code
  • Careless use of Firearm- contrary to the Criminal Code
  • Unauthorized Possession of Firearm- contrary to the Criminal Code
  • Possession of Prohibited/Restricted Firearm- contrary to the Criminal Code
  • Display Firearm- contrary to the Criminal Code
  • 6x Possession of Weapons Contrary to Order- contrary to the Criminal Code
  • Dangerous Operation- contrary to the Criminal Code
  • Flight from Peace Officer- contrary to the Criminal Code
  • Fail to Comply- Release Order- contrary to the Criminal Code
  • Fail to Comply- Probation- contrary to the Criminal Code
  • Possession of Stolen Goods under $5,000- contrary to the Criminal Code     
  • Operate while Prohibited- contrary to the Criminal Code
  • Driving while under Suspension- contrary to the Highway Traffic Act
 

 
UPDATE: July 19, 2021
 
ARRESTED: Previously wanted party Chad WRAY-MCCOMBS has been arrested and is in police custody.

BPS would like to thank members of the public and media for their assistance.
 
More information regarding the arrest and charges to come.
 
 
  
ORIGINAL RELEASE:
July 16, 2021
 
On July 15, 2021 the accused in this matter Chad WRAY-MCCOMBS, 31 years, was released from the Toronto Detention Centre with stipulation he wears an ankle mounted monitoring device. The accused stands charged with serious criminal charges stemming from a 2019 incident in Brantford.
 
On July 16, 2021 at approximately 12:30 p.m., the device was set off. Brantford Police were contacted and advised that the bracelet had been tampered with, and the GPS indicated that it was at an address in Brantford.

Officers located the bracelet and observed it had visible damage to it. Officers were unable to locate WRAY-MCCOMBS.
 
As a result a warrant has been sought for the arrest of Chad WRAY-MCCOMBS who, in addition to existing charges, is also wanted for charges related to today’s incident.   

If located, do not approach the suspect. Contact Brantford Police Service at (519)756-7050.

Anonymous information can be provided to Brantford Crime Stoppers by calling 519-750-8477 or 1-800-222-8477 or by submitting a web tip online at: https://www.crimestoppersbb.com/submit-a-tip/ 
 

Street Crime Unit Arrest and Drug Seizure

Jul 19, 2021

21-26418

On Thursday, July 15, 2021, members of the Brantford Police Service Street Crime Unit entered into a drug trafficking investigation. 

As a result of the investigation, officers obtained and executed a Controlled Drugs and Substances Act Search Warrant at a motel located on Colborne Street in the City of Brantford, with the assistance of the Brantford Police Service Emergency Response Team. 

During the search of the room, officers seized approximately 14.28 grams of suspected fentanyl and a quantity of prescription medication with an estimated street value in excess of $7000, a prohibited weapon, Canadian currency, and other offence related property.  
 
As a result of this investigation, a 45-year-old male from Brantford stands charged with the following:
  • Possession of a controlled substance for the purposes of trafficking x 2
  • Possession of a prohibited weapon
  • Possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose
  • Possession of weapon contrary to order
PHOTO OF EVIDENCE
 
The accused has been released with a future court date.

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.crimestoppersbb.com/submit-a-tip/

Crime Brief - July 15, 2021

Jul 19, 2021

Type:                    Possession 
Incident:             21-25475
Location:           Dalhousie Street
 
On Tuesday, July 8, 2021, at approximately 10:23 a.m. Brantford Police Officers on foot patrol in the Downtown observed two male individuals with, what appeared to be, illegal narcotics in open view.
 
As officers approached, one male suspect attempted to conceal the substances. 
 
Investigation revealed the following, which were seized:
  • Approx. 0.3 grams of suspected Crystal Methamphetamine with an estimated street value of $45
  • Approx. 0.3 grams of suspected Fentanyl with an estimated street value of $120
  • Approx. 1.5 grams of suspected Cocaine with an estimated street value of $150

Additional information received provided officers cause to believe the possession of illegal substances was for the purpose of trafficking.
 
Information was received to indicate that the accused was in violation of a valid release order.
 
As a result of the actions of the officers, Joseph Cougar BRADFORD, a 35-year-old male of Brantford, stands charged with the following:
  • Possession for the purpose of trafficking X 3 
  • Breach of Release Order 
 

 
Type:                    Theft Under $5,000
Incident:             21-25527
Location:           Fairview Drive
 
On Thursday, July 8, 2021 at approximately 3:57 p.m., officers with the Brantford Police Service received a report of theft from a grocery store located at Fairview Drive and West Street.
 
A female suspect was observed by store security exiting the premise with no attempt to purchase a cart of grocery items. The suspect was observed leaving the area in a motor vehicle with the items. The vehicle description and plate number were provided to police by store security.
 
Upon attending the home of the vehicle’s registered owner, the female suspect identified herself to officers and turned herself into police.
 
As a result of the investigation a 32-year-old female of Brantford stands charged with Theft Under $5,000 contrary to the Criminal Code.


 
Type:                    Impaired - Alcohol
Incident:             21-25607
Location:           Brant Avenue
 
On Friday, July 9, 2021 at approximately 4:43 a.m., patrol officers with the Brantford Police Service observed a vehicle driving erratically in the area of Brant Avenue and St Paul Avenue. 
 
Officers conducted a traffic stop and, when speaking with the female driver, observed signs of intoxication. 
 
The accused was transported to provide samples of breath as required by law. Both samples provided were in excess of the legal limit.  
 
As a result of the investigation, a 34-year-old female of Brantford stands charged with the following Criminal Code violations:
  • Impaired Operation 
  • 80 plus 
Additionally, the vehicle was impounded for 7-days as required by law.


 
Type:                    Suspicious Vehicle
Incident:             21-25791
Location:           Colborne Street at Murray Street
 
On Saturday, July 10, 2021 at approximately 12:16 p.m., patrol officers with the Brantford Police Service observed a motor vehicle travelling northbound on Murray Street near Colborne Street, which was believed to have previously been involved in a fail to stop incident with unidentified suspects.
 
When a traffic stop was conducted, the male driver of the suspect vehicle reversed into the police cruiser in an attempt to escape.   
 
The suspect vehicle also collided with a civilian vehicle which was parked in the driveway of a residence.
 
The suspect was identified and arrested at 12:21 p.m.
 
Information was received that the accused was in violation of two drivers licence suspensions in addition to an outstanding warrant for failing to comply with a release order.
 
As a result of this investigation, Curtis William BRIGAITIS, 40 of Brantford stands charged with the following: 
  • Drive while under suspension x 2, contrary to the Highway Traffic Act 
  • Unauthorized plates for motor vehicle, contrary to the Highway Traffic Act 
  • Flight from police, contrary to the Criminal Code 
  • Fail to remain at accident, contrary to the Criminal Code
  • Fail to remain at accident, contrary to the Criminal Code 
  • Dangerous operation of motor vehicle, contrary to the Criminal Code 

The accused was held for bail. 



Type:                    Stolen Vehicle
Incident:             21-25800
Location:           Colborne Street at Murray Street
 
On Saturday, July 10, 2021, patrol officers with the Brantford Police Service observed a motor vehicle travelling east bound on Colborne Street near Murray Street, which had previously been reported as stolen. 
 
Officers followed the motor vehicle to the intersection of Superior Street and Walter Street where they then lost sight of the vehicle. 
 
Police located the accused, at Superior Street and Brighton Avenue where he was arrested on the strength of outstanding warrants. 
 
Search incident to arrest determined the keys for the suspect motor vehicle were in possession of the accused with the stolen vehicle located nearby. 
 
Officers identified the accused as the driver suspect vehicle from surveillance video obtained from a nearby business.
 
Additional information received indicated the accused to be in violation of a valid Probation Order and two driver license suspensions.
 
As a result of this investigation, Kenneth James HUMPHREY, 39 of Brantford stands accused of the following: 
  • Possession of Stolen Goods under $5000, contrary to the Criminal Code 
  • Breach Probation, contrary to Section contrary to the Criminal Code 
  • Driving while under suspension x 2, contrary to the Highway Traffic Act

The accused was held for bail. 


 
Type:                    Break and Enter
Incident:             21-26370
Location:           Erie Avenue
 
On Wednesday, July 14, 2021, Brantford Police Service received a 9-1-1 call from a witness advising of a Break and Enter in progress at a retail store located on Erie Avenue.
 
Police located a female matching the suspect clothing description provided by the witness outside a nearby location.
 
The suspect was arrested for breaking and entering. A search incident to arrest found the suspect in possession of stolen laptops and break and enter tools. 
 
Further investigation revealed the accused to be in violation of a valid Probation Order.
 
As a result of this investigation, a 21-year-old female of Brantford stands accused of the following Criminal Code violations: 
  • Break and Enter
  • Possession of Stolen Property X 2
  • Breach Probation 
  • Possession of Break in Instruments 

The accused was held for bail. 



UPDATE: Mischief Charges Laid in Memorial Vandalism

Jul 14, 2021

Incident 21-25790
 
UPDATE 

On Tuesday, July 13, 2021, Brantford Police received information from an alert citizen about a possible suspect in the investigation of the damage to the memorial at the Woodland Cultural Centre, which occurred July 10, 2021.  

Officers with the Brantford Police Service followed up on the tip and were able to positively identify the suspect.  

As a result of the investigation, a 38-year-old woman of Brantford has been charged with Mischief under $5,000 contrary to S. 430(4) of the Criminal Code.  The accused has been released from police custody with a future court date.

Members of the Brantford Police Service and Six Nations Police Service wish to thank the public for the support and assistance in sharing the original media release and surveillance photograph on social media, as this was instrumental in locating and identifying the person believed responsible for this crime.


 
ORIGINAL RELEASE
 
Police Seek to Identify Suspect in Memorial Vandalism
 
July 12, 2021

On Saturday, July 10, 2021, members of the Brantford Police Services Patrol Section responded to the Woodland Cultural Centre on Mohawk Street, Brantford, after a report was received that damage to a memorial for the missing and deceased children from Residential Schools had occurred.

Upon arrival, police learned that a lone suspect attended the property sometime around 10:30 p.m. on Friday, July 9, 2021 and remained on scene over the next four hours.  The suspect caused damage to a number of items left to honour the child victims of the Residential School system by setting fire to them.

The Brantford Police Service are working alongside the Six Nations Police Service to investigate this act of vandalism. Both agencies condemn the criminal acts of the suspect, who is believed to have acted alone, and remain committed to holding them accountable for their actions.

Police are releasing a surveillance photo of the suspect with the hope that someone is able to identify the individual.

 suspect photo

Anyone who may have information is asked to contact Det. Justin Torek of the Brantford Police Service at 519-756-0113 ext. 2812 or Acting Det. Sgt. Justin Isaacs of the Six Nations Police Service at 519-445-2811.

Anonymous information can be provided to Brantford Crime Stoppers by calling 519-750-8477 or 1-800-222-8477 or by submitting a web tip online at: https://www.crimestoppersbb.com/submit-a-tip/ 


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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

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