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Crime Brief - June 17, 2019

Jun 17, 2019

Type:    Suspicious Person
Incident:  19-22399
Location:   King George Road
Incident     On Sunday June 16, 2019 just before 10:00 a.m. Brantford Police Service responded to a suspicious person that was seen entering a fenced area behind a business on King George Road.  Community Patrol Officers attended to the area where they located the male.  Investigation revealed that the male had entered the fenced compound and broken into a shed on the property.  While dealing with the male he provided a false name to police and was found to be in possession of a small amount of suspected methamphetamine.  Information was received that the male was currently bound by a court order with conditions that he was contravening.  As a result of the investigation a 46 year old Brantford male is charged with Break and Enter with Intent, Obstruct Police and Breach of Recognizance Order under the Criminal Code.  He was further charged with possession of a Controlled Substance under the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act.       

Type:   Suspend Driver
Incident:  19-22472
Location:   Colborne Street East
Incident:    On Monday June 17, 2019 just before 1:00 a.m. Community Patrol Officers observed a vehicle travelling East on Colborne Street.  Information was received that the vehicles validation had expired.  Officers performed a traffic stop on the vehicle.  As the vehicle stopped the male driver exited the vehicle and fled on foot.  Officers were able to locate and arrest the driver after a short foot pursuit.  Investigation revealed that the driver was currently a disqualified driver under the Criminal Code and was a prohibited driver under the Highway Traffic Act.  An 18 year old Brantford male is charged with Obstruct Police and Operation While Disqualified under the Criminal Code.  He is also charged with Drive While Under Suspension and Drive Motor Vehicle – No Currently validated Permit under the Highway Traffic Act.    

Type:   Impaired - Alcohol
Incident:  19-22379
Location:   Market Street 
Incident: On Sunday June 16, 2019 at approximately 2:35 a.m. Community Patrol Officers were driving down Market Street when they observed a vehicle run a red light.  Offices performed a traffic stop and spoke to the male driver.  While dealing with the driver Officers observed signs of impairment.  The driver was arrested without incident 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 twice the legal limit.  A 28 year old Brantford male has been charged with Operation While Impaired and 80 Plus.  The accused licence was suspended for 90 days and his vehicle was impounded for 7 days.  

Type:   Break and Enter
Incident:  19-22258
Location:   Peel Street
Incident:   On Saturday June 15, 2019 just before 9:30 a.m. Brantford Police Service received a 9-1-1 call about a Break and Enter to a residence on Peel Street.  An unknown male was seen inside a residence that was currently being renovated.  Community Patrol Officers attended to the residence where they located and arrested the male without incident.  Investigation revealed that the accused had broken into the residence through a side window that had been boarded up during the renovation.  While inside the accused stole wiring that had been installed inside the residence.  A 33 year old Brantford male has been charged with Break, Enter and Commit, Theft Under $5000, Possession of Stolen Property Under $5000 and Breach of Probation. 

 
 
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**UPDATE** Brantford Police seeking female suspect inconvenience store robberies

Jun 17, 2019

**UPDATE**
June 16, 2019 10:30PM

At approximately 10:30PM this evening, a 34 year old Brantford woman turned herself into police. This female is facing criminal charges of robbery and will be appearing for a bail hearing in the morning. Police are not seeking any other suspects at this time.

Brantford Police want to thank the community for their assistance.

Anyone who has any information about this crime is asked to contact Detective Chad FRANCIS at 519-756-0113 ext. 2272.

June 16, 2019

Inc#19-22175 and 19-22179

On June 14, 2019 members of the Brantford Police Service Community Patrol Unit responded to two businesses one on Murray Street and another on Stanley Street in regards to a female suspect demanding money from the store clerk.  The female suspect fled the area prior to police arrival possibly in a black four door sedan vehicle.

The female suspect is described as being 5,7” tall, heavy build, with brown hair wearing a grey hoodie with a coffin emblem on the front and "Greed Kills” on the back with a large coffin emblem.  She is also wearing red pants and white rimed sunglasses. 

The Brantford Police Service Major Crime Unit is asking for the public’s assistance to identify the female suspect. Anyone who has any information about this crime is asked to contact Detective Chad FRANCIS at 519-756-0113 ext. 2272.

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 - June 14, 2019

Jun 14, 2019


Type:   Motor Vehicle Collision
Incident:  19-21968
Location:   Colborne Street
Incident:   On Thursday June 13, 2019 just before 11:30 a.m. Brantford Police Service responded to a 9-1-1 call about a hit and run motor vehicle collision.  A vehicle had been stopped at the intersection of Colborne Street and Kiwanis Way.  While stopped the vehicle was struck from behind.  The suspect vehicle fled the scene continuing East down Colborne Street.  The suspect vehicle turned North on Sheffield Ave at a high rate of speed.  An argument ensued between the driver and passenger where they driver threatened to crash the vehicle and harm them both.  Fearing for his safety the 20 year old male passenger jumped from the front passenger seat and onto the roadway receiving minor injuries.  The vehicle continued towards Chatham Street where it left the roadway and crashed into a fence, before coming to a stop in a rear yard of a residence.  Community Patrol Officers attended to the scene where they located the female driver and male passenger.  Both the driver and passenger were treated by Emergency Medical Services for non-life threatening injuries.  As a result of the investigation a 13 year old Brantford woman has been charged with Dangerous Driving Causing Bodily Harm, Criminal Negligence Causing Bodily Harm and Uttering Threats to Cause Death or Bodily Harm under the Criminal Code. She has also been charged with Careless Driving, Fail to Remain and Drive No Licence under the Highway Traffic Act.              

Type:   Arrest Warrant
Incident:  19-21999
Location:   North Park Street
Incident:    On Thursday June 13, 2019 just after 1:00 p.m. Community Patrol Officers observed a male riding a bicycle in the area of North Park Street and St George St.  The male was wanted known to be wanted on three outstanding arrest warrants. Officers were successfully able to stop and arrest the accused without incident.  While dealing with the accused he was found to be in possession of identification, credit cards and bank cards that had previously been reported stolen.  Further, the bicycle that he was riding had just been reported stolen from a nearby school.  As a result of the investigation a 24 year old Brantford male has been charged with Theft Under $5000, Possession Under $5000 x2, Breach of Probation x3, Use Stolen Credit Card and Fraud Under $5000 under the Criminal Code. The accused was held for a bail hearing. 

Type:   Search Warrant
Incident:  19-21932
Location:   Colborne Street East
Incident:  On Wednesday June 12, 2019 members of the Brantford Police Service – Task Force conducted an investigation into a residence located on Colborne Street East.  As a result of the investigation a search warrant was executed at the residence.  During the investigation a shotgun with an altered stock and barrel, shotgun shells, rifle rounds and over $300.00 of suspected cocaine was located.  Four individuals were located at the residence during the investigation.  As a result of the investigation and search warrant four people have been charged.   A 38 year old Brantford male is charged with Unauthorized possession of a firearm, Careless storage of a firearm and ammunition, Knowledge of Unauthorized Possession of a firearm, Possession of Prohibited Firearm, Possession of a firearm contrary to Order, Possession of ammunition contrary to Order x2 under the Criminal Code and has further been charged with Possession of a Controlled Substance under the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act.   A 46 year old Brantford male is charged with Unauthorized possession of a firearm, Careless storage of a firearm and ammunition, Knowledge of Unauthorized Possession of a firearm, Possession of Prohibited Firearm and Breach of Recognizance Order under the Criminal Code, he is further charged with Possession of a Controlled Substance under the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act.  A 32 year old Brantford male is charged with Unauthorized possession of a firearm, Careless storage of a firearm and ammunition, Knowledge of Unauthorized Possession of a firearm, Possession of Prohibited Firearm and Breach of Probation under the Criminal Code, he is further charged with Possession of a Controlled Substance under the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act.  A 34 year old Brantford woman is charged with Unauthorized possession of a firearm, Careless storage of a firearm and ammunition, Knowledge of Unauthorized Possession of a firearm, Possession of Prohibited Firearm, Possession of a firearm contrary to order and Possession of ammunition contrary to order under the Criminal Code, she is further charged with Possession of a Controlled Substance under the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act.  All accused were held for a bail hearing. 

Type:   Drugs
Incident:  19-21801
Location:   Colborne Street East
Incident:  On Tuesday June 11, 2019 members of the Brantford Police Service – Task Force conducted an investigation into drugs that were being sold from a motel room on Colborne Street East.  As a result of the investigation a search warrant was executed.  As a result of the search warrant a large amount of drugs, paraphernalia and Canadian currency was located.  Officers located over $4,600 worth of suspected Methamphetamine and over $2,600 worth of suspected Fentanyl.  A 33 year old Brantford female has been charged Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking x2 under the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act.  A 32 year old Brantford male was charged with Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking x2 under the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act as well as Breach of Recognizance Order under the Criminal Code.  Both accused were held for a bail hearing. 

Type:   Stolen Motor Vehicle
Incident:  19-20187
Location:   Gladstone Ave  
Incident:    On Saturday June 1, 2019, the Brantford Police Service investigated a stolen motor vehicle from an address on Gladstone Ave.  Sometime overnight unknown person(s) stole the vehicle from the driveway.  Located inside the vehicle was identification and credit cards belonging to the victim.  The credit cards were used to purchase items at a business shortly afterwards.  As a result of the investigation a suspect was identified.  On June 10, 2019 Community Patrol Officers observed the suspect in a vehicle and performed a traffic stop.  The accused was arrested without incident.  While dealing with the accused she was found to be in possession of a set of licence plates that had been reported stolen to police.  As a result of the investigation a 27 year old Brantford woman is charged with Motor Vehicle Theft, Theft of Credit Card, Use Stolen Credit Card, Fraud Under $5000 x2 and Possess Stolen Property Under $5000 under the Criminal Code.

Type:   Impaired  - Drug
Incident:  19-21761
Location:  Icomm Drive  
Incident:   On Tuesday June 11, 2019 at approximately 7:14 p.m. Brantford Police Service received a 9-1-1 call about a possible impaired driver.  A vehicle was driving down Clarence Street and was observed weaving all over the road.  The vehicle was then seen going into a business parking lot on Icomm Drive.  Community Patrol Officers attended to the area where they located the vehicle parked in the parking lot with a female driver slumped over the steering wheel passed out with the vehicle running.  Officers were able to wake and speak to the driver.  While dealing with the driver they were given a demand for a standard field sobriety test.  As a result of the test the driver was arrested and given a demand for a Drug Recognition Evaluation.  The accused was transported to the Brantford Police Service where she was to perform the Evaluation.  As a result of the evaluation the driver was charged.  Information was received that the accused was currently a prohibited driver and her licence was suspended and that she was currently bound by a court order.  A 31 year old Simcoe woman is charged with Operation While Impaired – Drug and Breach of Probation x2 under the Criminal Code.  She is also charged with Drive While Under Suspension under the Highway Traffic Act.  The accused licence was suspected and vehicle was impounded for 7 days. 
 
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Brantford Male Arrested In Stabbing Investigation

Jun 14, 2019

Incident #19-14405

Update

The Brantford Police Service has arrested a 17 year old Brantford male in relation to a stabbing investigation. 

The Brantford Police Service - Major Crime Unit has continued to investigate a stabbing that occurred on April 22, 2019 on Kennedy Street.  Just before 4:00 p.m. Brantford Police Service received a 9-1-1 call about an assault on Kennedy Street near Sydenham Street. Community Patrol Officers attended to the area where they located a 41 year old male who was suffering from a stab wound to the abdomen. The victim was transported to hospital with serious injuries.

As a result of the investigation it was revealed that this was not a random act of
violence and that the victim and suspect were known to each other.  A 17 year old Brantford male was identified as the suspect and a warrant was sought for his arrest.

On Thursday June 13, 2019 investigation revealed that the accused was located at a residence on Dalhousie Street.  Officers from the Brantford Police Service were able to successfully arrest the accused without incident.  At the time of the arrest the accused was wanted on six outstanding warrants.  A 17 year old Brantford male has been charged with Aggravated Assault, Motor Vehicle Theft, Fail to Comply with Recognizance Order and Breach of Probation. 

The Brantford Police Service- Major Crime Unit continues to investigate this incident.  Anyone who may have information is requested to contact Det. Jason Sinning of the Major Crime Unit at 519-756-7050 ext. 2265.

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Crime Brief - June 10, 2019

Jun 10, 2019

Type:   Assault
Incident:  19-21452
Location:   Marlborough Street
Incident:  On Sunday June 9, 2019 at approximately 6:00 p.m. Brantford Police Service responded to a call about an assault at an address on Marlborough Street.  A male had attended to the residence and went onto the front porch.  The male was confronted by the homeowner who told to the male to leave.  The male left the front porch but went to the back yard instead of leaving the property.  The owner again told the male to leave and that’s when the male picked up a rock and threw it at the owner.  When the victim contacted the police the male confronted him, kicked him and fled the area on foot.  Community Patrol Officers attended to and searched the area for the suspect.  The accused was located and arrested without incident. A 40 year old Brantford male has been charged with Assault with a Weapon and Assault under the Criminal Code.   

Type:   Impaired – Alcohol
Incident:  19-21329
Location:   Wayne Gretzky Parkway
Incident:   On Saturday June 8, 2019 just after 9:00 p.m. Brantford Police Service received a 9-1-1 call about a possible impaired driver.  A vehicle was observed on Wayne Gretzky Parkway swerving all over the road and almost going into the ditch.  The vehicle was then seen parking in a driveway at a residence on Brantford Wood Park Road.  Community Patrol Officers attended the address where they located the vehicle and a male driver still inside.  When Offices approached load music could be heard coming from the vehicle and the male driver was observed slumped over and sleeping.  Officers were able to wake and speak to the driver.  While dealing with the male Officers observed signs of impairment and the driver 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 four times the legal limit.  A 51 year old Brantford male is charged with Operation While Impaired and 80 Plus under the Criminal Code.  The accused licence was suspended for 90 days and his vehicle was impounded for 7 days.            

Type:   Break and Enter
Incident:  19-21372
Location:   Park Ave
Incident:  On Sunday June 9th, 2019 at approximately 2:17 am the Brantford Police Service received a 9-1-1 call about a break and enter in progress at a commercial business located on Park Ave.  An unknown male was seen going into the employee locker room and had broken into employee lockers.  The suspect male was then seen by staff fleeing the fenced compound.  Community Patrol Officers attended and searched the area.  The accused was located and arrested a short distance away.  While dealing with the accused he was found to be in possession of items taken from the employee lockers at the business as well as a flashlight and other tools.  The accused was also found to be in possession of a small amount suspected Crystal Methamphetamine and Fentanyl.  Information was received that the accused was currently bound by a court order with conditions.  A 27 year old Brantford male is charged with Break, Enter and Commit, Possession of Break-in Instruments and Breach of Probation under the Criminal Code.  He is also charged with Possession of a Controlled Substance x2 under the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act. 

Type:   Impaired - Alcohol
Incident:  19-21221
Location:   Colborne Street West
Incident:  On Saturday June 8, 2019 just after 12:30 a.m. Community Patrol Officers observed a vehicle make a wide right turn from Market Street onto Dalhousie St.  The vehicle was then observed swerving and not staying within marked lanes and almost contacting the side guard rails as is passed over the Lorne Bridge.  Officers stopped the vehicle and spoke to the male driver.  While dealing with the driver he showed signs of impairment and was arrested.  The drive 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.  As a result of the investigation a 24 year old Brantford male has been charged with Operation While Impaired and 80 Plus.  The accused licence was suspended for 90 days and his vehicle was impounded for 7 days.       

Type:   Drugs
Incident:  19-20995
Location:  Grand River Ave
Incident: On Thursday June 6, 2019 members of the Brantford Police Service – Task Force conducted an investigation into a residence located on Grand River Ave.  As a result of the investigation a search warrant was executed.  As a result of the search warrant a large amount of drugs, paraphernalia and a firearm were located.  Officers located $11,500 worth of suspected Crystal Methamphetamine, $1,400 worth of suspected Fentanyl, $350 worth of Cocaine and a rifle with ammunition.  A 29 year old Brantford male has been charged with Unauthorized possession of a firearm and Careless storage of a firearm and ammunition under the Criminal Code.  He is also charged with Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking x3 under the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act.   


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Brantford Police Charge a Second Male in Relation to the Shooting in January 2018

Jun 6, 2019

Brantford Police Service have charged a second person in relation to the shooting incident that took place in January 2018
On Monday January 1, 2018 just after 5:30 p.m. the Branford Police Service received a call about a male who had been taken to the Brantford General Hospital with life threatening injuries.  Investigation revealed that a shooting incident had occurred in the area of St Paul Ave and Terrace Hill Street.   The victim, Jeffrey Ronald Maxner died as a result of his injuries.
The Major Crime Unit investigated the incident and on February 2, 2018, Joel Scalzo a 28 year old Brantford resident was charged with First Degree Murder.
Members of the Brantford Police Service have continued this investigation into this incident since it occurred in January 2018 and as a result of the continued investigation a second person has been charged.  Preaktra Chao a 26 year old Brantford male has been charged with First Degree Murder. 
It is believed that the victim and the accused were known to each other and that this was not a random act of violence. 
Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call Sgt. Amber Jackson of the Major Crime Unit at 519-756-7050 extension 3330. ajackson@police.brantford.on.ca or Crime Stoppers at 519-750-8477 or 1-800-222-8477.

Charges Laid in Homicide Investigation

Jun 4, 2019

Incident #19-12275

On Friday April 5, 2019 the Brantford Police Service investigated a shooting incident at a William Street address.  The resident of that address received a gunshot wound and was transported to hospital where he was pronounced deceased. 

The Brantford Police Service – Major Crime Unit has continued this investigation and on June 4, 2019 charged Terry Chad STUCKLESS with the murder of Gerald Robert MALE.

The Brantford Police Service would like to offer their condolences to the family of Mr. MALE and would like to thank them for their cooperation and patience during this investigation.

Police would also like to thank the members of the public who assisted in this investigation and ask that anyone who may have any information about this homicide to contact police or Detective Kevin CABRAL of the Major Crime Unit at 519-756-0113 ext. 2206.

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 - June 3, 2019

Jun 3, 2019

Type:   Impaired - Alcohol
Incident:  19-20328
Location:  North Park Street
Incident:   On Sunday June 2, 2019 just before 8:00 a.m. Brantford Police Service received a report of a possible impaired driver on West Street near Galileo Blvd.  A vehicle had been seen driving at high rate of speed, driving erratically and skidded through an intersection.  Community Patrol Offices attended and searched the area for the vehicle.  While Officers were searching for the vehicle a second report was received about the same vehicle that had just mounted a curb and struck a fence and drove away on North Park Street.  Officers were able to locate the vehicle which was stopped but still running on North Park St.  Officers located the lone male driver in the vehicle and while speaking to him observed signs of impairment.  The driver was given a demand for a roadside screening device.  The driver failed the screening device and was arrested.  While dealing with the accused a small amount of suspected cocaine was located inside the vehicle.  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 27 year old Brantford male has been charged with 80 Plus and Fail to Remain at an Accident under the Criminal Code.  He is also charged with Possession of Controlled Substance under the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act.  The accused licence was suspended for 90 days and his vehicle was impounded for 7 days.  

Type:   Impaired – Alcohol
Incident:  19-20189
Location:   River Road
Incident:   On Saturday June 1, 2019 just after 7:00 a.m. Brantford Police Service received a 9-1-1 call about a suspicious vehicle.  A vehicle had been seen driving at a high rate of speed up and down River Road.  At one point the vehicle hit the curb and received a flat time.  A male driver was seen getting out of the vehicle and then got back in and drove away on a flat time.  Community Patrol Officers attended to the area where they located the damaged curb and observed marks on the roadway.  Investigation revealed that the vehicle left the scene and was located parked in a driveway on Passmore Cres.  A male was seen a short distance away from the vehicle who was identified as the driver.  Information was received that the driver was currently wanted on an outstanding warrant for his arrest.  The male was arrested without incident.  While dealing with the driver, Officer observed signs of impairment.  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.  As a result of the investigation a 39 year old Brantford male has been charged with Operation While Impaired, 80 Plus and Dangerous Operation under the Criminal Code.  The drivers licence was suspended for 90 days and the vehicle was impounded for 7 days.     

Type:   Drugs  
Incident:  19-19928
Location:  Colborne Street
Incident: On Thursday May 30, 2019 at approximately 6:45 p.m. Brantford Police Service were conducting an separate investigation when they were approached by a business owner regarding a suspicious male.  An unknown male was seen hanging around the business and had parked in a no parking area.  Community Patrol Officers located and spoke to the male.  Information was received that the male was currently bound by a court order with conditions that he was currently contravening.  The accused was arrested without incident.  While dealing with the accused he was found to be in possession of a large quantity of suspected Cocaine, Crystal Methamphetamine and Fentanyl (approx. value over $22,000) and a pair of brass knuckles.    As a result of the investigation a 31 year old Brantford male is charged with Possession of Prohibited Weapon and Breach of Recognizance under the Criminal Code.  He is further charged with Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking under the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act x3.    

Type:   Impaired - Drug
Incident:  19-20012
Location:  Colborne Street
Incident:  On Friday May 31, 2019 just after 6:00 a.m. Brantford Police Service received a 9-1-1 call about a motor vehicle accident on Colborne St.  A vehicle had been traveling on Colborne Street when it struck a vehicle parked at the side of the road.  Community Patrol Officers attended to the area where they located the collision and the male driver.  While dealing with the driver he showed signs of impairment and was arrested.  The driver was given a demand for a Drug Evaluation.  The accused was transported to the Brantford Police Service where he performed a Drug Evaluation.  As a result of the investigation a 38 year old Brantford male has been charged with Operation While Impaired under the Criminal Code.  His licence was suspended for 90 days and his vehicle was impounded for 7 days.    

Type:   Impaired - Alcohol
Incident:  19-19835
Location:   Clarence Street
Incident: On Thursday May 30, 2019 shortly after 2:00 a.m. Brantford Police Service received a 9-1-1 call about a possible impaired driver who had just left a business on Market Street.  Community Patrol Officers located the vehicle travelling on Clarence Street.  Officers stopped the vehicle and spoke to the female driver.  As a result of the traffic stop, the driver was given a demand to provide a sample into a roadside screening device.  The driver provided a sample and 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 the legal limit.  A 21 year old Guelph 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. 

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Crime Brief - May 29, 2019

May 29, 2019

Type:   Break and Enter
Incident:  19-19108
Location:  St Paul Ave
Incident:   On Saturday May 25, 2019 at approximately 3:40 a.m. Brantford Police Service responded to a Break and Enter to a business on Colborne Street.  An unknown suspect had forced open the front door and gained access to the business.  Once inside the suspect smashed open display cases and took a number of items before fleeing the store.  Community Patrol Officers attended to the scene where they located a trail of items leading away from the store.  Officers searched the area but were unable to locate the suspect.  Through investigation into this break and enter a suspect was identified.  On Tuesday May 28, 2019 just after 6:30 p.m. Community Patrol Officers observed the male suspect at a business on St Paul Ave.  Officers located and arrested the accused inside the store.  While dealing with the accused he was found to be in possession of Break-In instruments as well as identification and bank cards belonging to other individuals that had previously been reported stolen.  Information was also received that the accused was currently bound by eight court orders.  As a result of the investigations, a 30 year old Brantford male has been charged with Break, Enter and Commit and Breach of Recognizance for the incident on May 25, 2019.  He has further been charged with Possession of Break-In Instruments, Possession of Property Obtained by Crime x2, Possession of Credit Card x2, Possession of Identity Documents and Fail to Comply with Recognizance under the Criminal Code.  The accused was held for a bail hearing.           

Type:   Drugs
Incident:  19-18830
Location:  William Street
Incident:  On Thursday May 23, 2019 just before 3:00 p.m. The Brantford Police Service Street Crime Unit was conducting an investigation in the area of William Street and Richmond Street.  While conducting their investigation Officers observed a vehicle park in the area which was occupied by two males.  The driver was known to have an outstanding warrant for his arrest.  Officers were able to arrest the accused without incident. While dealing with the accused he was found to be in possession of a large sum of Canadian Currency along with suspected Fentanyl, Cocaine, Crack Cocaine and Crystal Methamphetamine (approx. value $6300.00).  The passenger of the vehicle was also arrested without incident.  Information was received that both accused were currently bound by court orders with conditions and the driver was currently a Prohibited driver for life.   Officers continued the investigation and in searching the vehicle found approximately $3600 worth of suspected cocaine, crystal methamphetamine and fentanyl.  As a result of the investigation Goran Nejat Kakamad a 22 year old Hamilton male was arrested on the outstanding warrant and has been further charged with Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking x 4 under the Controlled Drugs and Substance Act.  He is further charged with Operation while Prohibited x 5 and Breach of Probation x 2 under the Criminal Code.  The second accused, Ismail Daud Patel a 20 year old Hamilton male is charged with Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking x4 under the Controlled Drugs and Substance Act and Breach of Probation x 2 under the Criminal Code.                           

Type:   Impaired - Alcohol 
Incident:  19-19078
Location:  Peel Street
Incident: On Friday May 24, 2019 at approximately 11:25 p.m. Community Patrol Officers were conducting an investigation in the area of Peel Street and Chatham Street.  While in the area Officers observed a vehicle back into and strike a parked vehicle and then attempt to drive away.  Officers blocked the vehicle from leaving the area and spoke to the female driver.  While speaking to the driver Officers observed signs of impairment.  The driver was arrested and transported to the Branford 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 50 year old Brantford woman is charged with Operation While Impaired and 80 Plus under the Criminal Code.  Her drivers licence was suspended for 90 days and her vehicle impounded for 7 days.       

Type:   Assault
Incident:  19-18872
Location:   Dalhousie Street
Incident:  On Thursday May 23, 2019 just before 8:00 p.m. Brantford Police Service received a 9-1-1 call about an assault.  A taxi driver had driven a fare to a residence on Glenwood Drive.  The driver exited the vehicle to assist the male out of the vehicle.  When he did the passenger refused to pay and began a confrontation with the driver.  The suspect began to push and confront the driver.  The driver got back into the vehicle and attempted to secure the door.  The suspect tried to grab the driver and began to punch the driver’s window.  Community Patrol Officers attended to the scene where they located and arrested the accused without incident.  A 56 year old Brantford male has been charged with Assault and Transportation Fraud.     

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Brantford Police Continue to Investigate Fatal Motor Vehicle Collision

May 27, 2019

Incident #19-19274

On Sunday May 26, 2019 Brantford Police Service responded to single motor vehicle collision on Colborne Street at Clara Cres. 

Just after 10:00 a.m. Brantford Police Service received a 9-1-1 call about a motor vehicle collision on Colborne Street East.  Community Patrol Officers along with the Brantford Fire Department and the Brant-Brantford Paramedic Services attended to the scene where they located the collision.  A lone male occupant who was the driver was located in the vehicle. 

Preliminary investigation into the collision shows that the motor vehicle
was travelling eastbound on Colborne Street when it lost control, crossed into the
westbound lanes and struck a pole on the north side of Colborne Street across
from the entrance to Clara Crescent.

The driver, Colton Pierce Nikolasevic a 23 year old Brantford male was transported to the Brantford General Hospital where he succumbed to his injuries.

The Brantford Police Collision Reconstruction Unit is continuing to investigate this incident. Anyone that witnessed this collision or has further information
that may assist investigators, is asked to contact Constable Jeremy Morton at 519-
756-0113 ext 2869

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