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Crime Brief - August 10, 2017

Aug 10, 2017

Type: Break and Enter - Residential
Incident: 17- 30300
Location: Oak Street
Incident: On the morning of Wednesday, August 9, 2017 a rear shed was broken into at a home on Oak Street.  Amongst the items reported stolen was a laptop, cash and cigarettes.   


Type: Break and Enter - Commercial
Incident: 17- 30361
Incident: On Wednesday August 9, 2017 damage to property at an apartment building on colbonr Street was reported. Sometime on Monday August 7, 2017 unknown person(s) damaged the coin operated laundry machines in a common area of a building. No money was stolen. 

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Crime Brief - August 9, 2017

Aug 9, 2017

Type: Sudden Death Investigation  
Incident: 17- 30272
Location: Forsythe Avenue
Incident: On Wednesday, August 9, 2017 at around 4:30 a.m., the Brantford Police Service received a call from ambulance dispatch to attend an address on Forsythe Avenue regarding a woman in medical distress. The woman was located outside in front of an address on Forsythe Avenue and transported to hospital where she was pronounced deceased.  The sudden death of the woman is being investigated by the Coroner?s Office and assisted by the Brantford Police Service. No other information including the woman?s identity is available at this time. 


Type: Domestic
Incident: 17- 30194
Incident: On Tuesday, August 8, 2017 shortly after 3:30 p.m. police attended a Brantford home regarding a domestic between a 21 year old and his mother. Investigation revealed that the son (accused) had stolen money and threatened to shoot and stab his mother. The son had left the family home prior to police arriving. Officers located the accused a short distance away and he was arrested for Uttering Threats. The accused also threatened three officers who were in attendance stating he would get his gun and shoot them dead. The accused was transported to the police station where he continued to be belligerent with officers, uttering threats and kicking at the windows of the police cruiser. Crack cocaine was also found on the accused person. The accused was processed and when being escorted to the cells he spat on officers.   
 A 21 year old Brantford man is charged with the following offences; Uttering Death Threats X 11, Theft under $5,000.00, Mischief under $5,000.00 X2, Possession of a Controlled Drug ? crack cocaine, Assault Police X3 and Breach of Probation. The accused was held in custody for a bail hearing.

Type: Theft from Motor Vehicle
Incident: 17- 29994
Location: Allwood Street
Incident: On the morning of Monday August 7, 2017 a citizen walking his dog found a black binder containing a man?s wallet and car manual laying on the ground on Allwood Street. A Community Patrol Officer attended to recover the found property. The officer contacted the owner who advised that his vehicle was entered sometime overnight while parked on Allwood Street. The victim advised that credit cards were stolen from the wallet which had been left in the vehicle. The officer advised the victim to immediately contact his credit card companies to cancel the cards and inquire if any fraudulent transactions were made. Information was received that two transactions were made overnight. One transaction was charged to a local taxi company and the other to a Tim Hortons on Dalhousie Street. The officer attended at both the Taxi Company and Tim Hortons to continue the investigation.  While the officer was at Tim Hortons he viewed video surveillance which had captured a woman using the stolen credit card. The officer recognized the suspect as being a woman who was currently sleeping on a bench out front of the Tim Hortons establishment. The officer approached the woman, woke her up and arrested her for fraud. The accused was in possession of the stolen credit cards and personal cheques belonging to the victim from Allwood Street. Also found on the accused were cocaine and a man?s wallet containing identification from a victim on Walnut Street. A citizen had reported the theft of his wallet from a motor vehicle while parked on Walnut Street in July 2017.
 An 18 year old Brantford woman is charged with the following offences; Possession of a Controlled substance-cocaine, Use of Credit Card X2 and Possession of Stolen Credit Card X2. The accused was released from custody on an Appearance Notice with a future court date. 
 

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Crime Brief - August 8, 2017

Aug 8, 2017


Type: Break and Enter- Commercial  
Incident: 17- 29984
Location: St Paul Avenue (400 block)
Incident: On Monday, August 7, 2017 shortly after 5:00 a.m. an intrusion alarm was activated at a business on St Paul Avenue. Unknown suspect(s) forced their way inside the business thru a locked door. Cupboards were rummaged through and several bottles of alcohol were amongst the items reported stolen.    

Type: Domestic - Assault with a Weapon
Incident: 17- 2969
Location: King George Road (200 Block)
Incident: On Monday August 7, 2017 at around 1:30 a.m. Community Patrol Officers attended a parking lot on King George Road regarding a stabbing. Investigation revealed that a father and son became involved in a heated verbal argument on the lot on King George Road. The argument became physical where the son (15 years of age) pulled out a knife and stabbed the father several times in the arm and torso area. The father received non-life threatening injuries and was treated at hospital and released. The accused a 15 year old Brantford youth was arrested and charged with the following offences; Assault with a Weapon, Assault Cause Bodily Harm, Uttering Threats to Cause Death and Possession of a Weapon for a Dangerous Purpose. The accused was held in custody for a bail hearing.
 
Type: Take Motor Vehicle without Consent
Incident: 17- 29940
Incident: On Sunday August 6, 2017 at around 10:45 p.m. a mother contacted the police to report that her 15 year old daughter had taken her car keys and stolen her vehicle. On Monday morning August 7, 2017 shortly before 5:00 a.m. the daughter returned home with the vehicle. A Community Patrol Officer attended the Brantford family home and the youth was arrested and transported to the Brantford Police service.  The accused was released from custody into her mother?s care on a Promise to Appear officer in charge undertaking with conditions and a future court date.           

Type: Domestic - Arrest
Incident: 17- 29824
Incident: On Sunday August 6, 2017 at approximately 12:30 a.m. a Brantford woman called 911 to report that her x-boyfriend had broken into her home. The victim was returning home and observed through a window at her residence that the x-boyfriend was inside her home. The victim walked to a local convenience store and telephoned police. Officers attended the home and located the accused inside the home of the victim. The accused was arrested without incident. The accused was currently on probation for assault and mischief with conditions to have no contact with the victim. 
 A 25 year old Brantford man is charged with Break and Enter and Breach of Probation X2. The accused was held in custody for a bail hearing. 
 

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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Crime Brief - August 4, 2017

Aug 4, 2017

 

Type: Break and Enter- Residential Garage 
Incident: 17- 29412
Location: Sycamore Drive
Incident: On the morning of Thursday, August 3, 2017 a homeowner on sycamore discovered that their garage had been entered. Unknown person(s) had attended inside the unlocked garage and stole a Mastercraft air tool set. 

Type: Break and Enter- Residential Shed 
Incident: 17- 29393
Location: Sycamore Drive
Incident: On the morning of Thursday, August 3, 2017 a homeowner on sycamore discovered that their rear shed had been entered. Unknown person(s) had cut a lock of a shed and stole two custom made BMX bikes.
 
Type: Complaint - Dog Left in Vehicle
Incident: 17- 29457
Location: Brant Avenue (200 block)
Incident: On Thursday August 3, 2017 shortly after 3:30 p.m. a concerned citizen telephoned the Brantford Police to report a dog left unattended in a parked vehicle.  The small dog was located inside the vehicle and appeared unharmed. A window was rolled down and a water supply was inside for the dog. The vehicle owner was located and cautioned regarding the dangers of leaving a pet inside a vehicle.
 There are no excuses to leave a pet unattended in a parked vehicle. Parked vehicles can quickly reach hot and deadly temperatures even on milder days and even parked in the shade or with windows slightly open.  Keep pet?s safe, leave them at home if you know you can?t take your pet with you on an errand or visit. 
 If you see an animal in distress please call 310SPCA or the police.

Type: Break and Enter - Residential - Arrest
Incident: 17- 29535
Location: Darling Street (300 Block)
Incident: On Friday August 4, 2017 shortly before 2:00 a.m. concerned citizen?s contacted police to report a break and enter in progress. Community Patrol Officers learned that an unknown male was observed looking in back yards at a townhouse complex. The male then kicked in a door to a resident which was unoccupied. Officers attended and set up containment around the home. Officers engaged the male who had broken into the residence with verbal commands to exit the home. The accused eventually complied and was arrested without incident. A door had been kicked in and sustained damage to the doorjamb and door frame. When searching the accused officers located a drywall saw in the accused?s waistband.
 A 22 year old Hagersville man is charged with; Break and Enter, Mischief to Property and Possession of Break in Tools. The accused was held in custody for a bail hearing.
 

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Robbery Investigation - UPDATE Accused Arrested for Robbery

Aug 3, 2017


On August 2, 2017 shortly before 9:00 a.m. Brantford Police Service conducted a traffic stop with a vehicle on Brant Avenue. A male was observed hunched over in the back seat. The officer recognized one male as being Jonathon LUDWIG, who was currently wanted for Robbery related offences. LUDWIG was immediately arrested.
The accused Jonathon Charles LUDWIG, 30 years old of Brantford is charged with the following offences;
* Breach of Probation x2,
*Forcible Confinement,
*Uttering Threats to a Person,
*Kidnapping While Using a Firearm,
*Robbery Using a Firearm,
*Unauthorized Possession of a Firearm,
*Careless Use of a Firearm,
*Using a Firearm While Committing an Offence,
*Pointing a Firearm, Knowledge of Unauthorized Possession of a Firearm,
*Possession of a Firearm, contrary to a Prohibition Order X3.
The accused was held in custody for a bail hearing.


Detectives from the Major Crime Unit continue their investigation. Anyone with
information regarding this incident and/or the third involved person(see below original
media release) is encouraged to call Detective Jason Sinning 519-765-0113 ext. 2265

Tipsters who wish to remain anonymous are asked to contact Brant-Brantford Crime Stoppers at 519-750-8477 or 1-800-222-8477. Alternatively, a web tip may be submitted at: https://www.tipsubmit.com/WebTips.aspx?AgencyID=251

Original Media Release
 
Type: Robbery 
Incident: 17- 27059
Location: Chatham Street (200 Block)
Incident: On Tuesday July 18, 2017 shortly before 10:00 p.m. a male called 911 to report he was assaulted on Chatham Street. Investigation revealed that the victim, a 31 year old Brantford man was walking on Chatham Street and met up with three male acquaintances (accused) in front of a home on Chatham Street. One of the males known to the victim invited him into the home to talk in private. While the group was talking out front of the home a second male unknown to the victim approached the victim and placed him in a headlock. All three males dragged the victim into the home. Once inside the residence, accused #2 brandished a handgun and threatened the victim to hand over his debit card and pin number. The victim refused and was assaulted by all three accused. The victim was eventually able to break free and run from the house to a neighboring home and call 911 for police assistance. Community Patrol Officers attended and arrested Accused #1. Accused #2 and Accused #3 fled the area prior to police arriving.  Investigation continued and an arrest warrant obtained for the arrest of Accused #2. Accused #3?s identity remains unknown and it is believed he answers to the nickname of ?Chily?.

 Accused #1, Shawn Jason PEEKHAUS, 41 years of age of Brantford is charged with the following offences; Forcible Confinement,
 Robbery, Kidnapping and Breach of Probation. The accused was held in custody for a bail hearing. Investigation continues regarding the other two male parties who fled the scene prior to police arriving.
 
 Accused #2, WANTED Jonathon Charles LUDWIG, 30 years old of Brantford, is to be charged with the following offences; Forcible Confinement, Utter Threats, Robbery with firearm, Kidnapping, Unauthorized Possession of Firearm, Careless use of a Firearm, Firearm-Use while Committing an Offence, Point Firearm, Knowledge of Unauthorized Possession of Firearm, Possession of Firearm contrary to Prohibition Order X3 and Breach of Probation X2

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Damage to Motor Vehicle's

Aug 3, 2017

Type: Damage to Motor Vehicle  
Location: Grand River Avenue (300 Block) & Marie Avenue
Incident: On the morning of Wednesday August 2, 2017, three residences on Grand River Avenue and one resident on Marie Avenue reported incidents of damaged vehicles. Sometime overnight unknown person(s) damaged the widows on parked vehicles.
It is suspected that damage occurred as a result of a pellet or bb-gun with random targets. 
     
We encourage the community to be vigilant and telephone the Brantford Police Service if
they hear or see glass breaking and or any other damage to property.   
These acts of mischief are not taken lightly or characterized as simply a prank. These
incidents are seriously with serious consequences.
The discharge of an air gun, air rifle, pellet gun or paintball gun of any kind can be
dangerous. The discharge of any firearms in the City of Brantford is prohibited. Non
powder guns such as air guns and rifles, paintball guns and pellet guns are weapons and
should never be characterized as toys. These guns pose a serious risk of injury.

For your convenience you may report all occurrences of damage to property on line
where suspects are unknown. https://www.brantfordpolice.ca/online-reporting

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 - August 3, 2017

Aug 3, 2017

 

Type: Obstruct Police 
Incident: 17- 29242
Location: Wayne Gretzky Parkway
Incident: On Wednesday, August 2, 2017 shortly before 4:00 a.m. Officers observed a group of individuals walking on Lida Street. Officers spoke to four individuals, three men and a woman. One male was arrested for Obstruct Police after providing a false name. While attempting to handcuff the male he became assaultive and began kicking at police. The male refused to comply and an officer deployed a Taser to restrain the man. The Taser incapacitated the accused temporarily and officers were able to gain control and handcuff the male. The male was then observed attempting to reach for an unknown object hidden under his clothing. During the search of the accused police found a four inch hunting knife concealed in his pants. The accused also had a hand bag on him. Inside the handbag was an imitation firearm (bb gun), three stolen cheques, 2.96 grams of Crystal Meth (with a street value of $550.00) and 13.5 grams of cocaine (with a street value of $750.00). Investigation revealed that the cheques had been stolen from a parked vehicle sometime in July in the City of Brantford. The accused was transported to the BGH for a medical assessment. While at the hospital the accused continued his aggressive behaviour and attempted to bite an officer and spat in the face of an emergency room nurse.
 Once the accused was released from the hospital he was transported to the Brantford Police Service.
 Nicholas Edward Grieves, 21 years of age of Brantford is charged with the following offences; Obstruct Police, Possession of Stolen Property X 3, Assault, Breach Probation and Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking X 2. The accused was held in custody for a bail hearing.
 
Type: Theft 
Incident: 17- 29336
Incident: On Wednesday August 2, 2017 at around 6:00 p.m. the accused had attended a business on Market Street South. The accused was observed selecting several chocolate bars and concealing them on his person. The accused was then observed selecting a can of soda and walking out of the store without making any attempt to pay for the merchandise. A Loss Prevention Officer approached the accused outside of the business and advised that he was under arrest for the theft. The accused threatened to punch the loss prevention officer, failing to comply with the arrest and left the area on foot. A Community Patrol Officer searched the area for the accused and located him in the parking lot at the Parking Garage on Icomm Drive. The accused was observed eating the chocolate bar.  The Officer approached the accused and advised him that he was under arrest. The accused told the officer that he was not under arrest and refused to comply and began to walk away. The officer continued dialogue with the male and after three to four minutes the officer was able to de-escalate the situation and the accused complied.
 Kyle James KEATING, 23 years of age is charged with Theft under $5,000.00, Breach of Probation X2, Obstruct Peace Officer and Assault. 
 The accused was held in custody for a bail hearing.
    
Type: Break and Enter - Residential
Incident: 17- 29243
Location: King George Road (400 Block)
Incident: On Wednesday August 2, 2017 shortly before 6:30 p.m. a home owner returned home to find their door insecure. Sometime during the day unknown person(s) had entered the home. Jewelry was amongst the items reported stolen.  

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Crime Brief - August 2, 2017

Aug 2, 2017

Type: Impaired Driver 
Incident: 17- 29169
Location: Wayne Gretzky Parkway
Incident: On Tuesday August 1, 2017 shortly after 3:30 p.m. a Traffic Officer attended a Motor Vehicle Collision near the intersection of Wayne Gretzky Parkway and Morton Avenue. The officer assisted as information was exchanged and learned that one of the drivers was a suspended driver for unpaid fines. Further conversation and interaction with this driver continued where the male was observed displaying signs of impairment. The accused also passed out in the driver?s seat while the officer was investigating the collision. The driver advised that he had recently taken a prescription drug not prescribed to him. The accused was arrested for Impaired Driving by Drug and transported to the Brantford Police Service. The accused a 27 year old Brantford man is charged with Impaired Driving by Drug under the Criminal Code of Canada and issued a Part Three Summons for Driving While under Suspension under the Highway Traffic Act.  The accused was released from custody with a future court date
    
Type: Domestic 
Incident: 17- 29215
Incident: On Tuesday, August 1, 2017 shortly before 9:00 p.m. Community Patrol Officers attended a domestic dispute between two brothers. Investigation revealed that the victim a 23 year old Brantford man woke his brother up in order to help out with doing some chores around the home. The accused (brother of victim) became angered and a verbal argument ensued. The accused then picked up a can of paint and threw it at the victim striking him in the head and shoulder. A cousin (23 year old Brantford man) of the brothers attended in an attempt to calm the accused down with negative results. The accused grabbed the cousin by the throat and assaulted him. The accused, a 19 year old Brantford man was arrested and charged with Assault X2 and Assault with a Weapon. The accused was held in custody for a bail hearing. 

    
Type: Damage to Motor Vehicle 
Incident: 17- 29243
Location: Strathcona Avenue
Incident: On Wednesday August 2, 2017 at 1:30 a.m. a home owner from Strathcona Avenue called to report damage to his property. Sometime within the last hour unknown persons shot out the window of his vehicle with a bb-gun. The driver?s window was shattered. No persons were seen in the area. 

Type: Trespassing  
Incident: 17- 29251
Location: Woodman Park Community Centre ? Grey Street
Incident: On Wednesday August 2, 2017 at around 5:00 a.m. a citizen called to report 4 youth were inside the gated fenced area and swimming in the pool at Woodman Park Community Centre. The citizen had approached the fence and the youths ran from the area prior to police arriving. The youths are described as 3 females and one male approximately 17-18 years of age.
 
     
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Crime Brief - August 1, 2017

Aug 1, 2017

Type: Disturbance 
Incident: 17- 2007
Location: Lorne Bridge
Incident: On Monday, July 31, 2017 shortly before 4:00 p.m. a citizen called the police to report that a friend of his was in crisis and standing on the ledge of the bridge holding onto a pole. Community Patrol Officers and the Brantford Police Service Mobile Crisis Rapid Response Team (MCRRT) attended to the area. Two Community Patrol Officers who arrived first on the bridge stopped traffic flow and began speaking with the male who was standing on the ledge of the bridge. From a distance one officer attempted to engage with the male who was in an emotional crisis state. The male jumped off the bridge into the Grand River. The officers immediately ran to the end of the bridge and down the hill to the water level. One officer ran into the water which was waist high and was able to reach the male. The friend of the male who had originally telephoned police had also run into the water to help his friend. The officer was able to grab hold of the male from behind under his armpits and began carrying and dragging the man towards dry land. Two other officers entered the water to assist. The male was not injured as a result of the fall and was able to walk in the river part way to the shore. Several times the man did lose his balance and   took officers under the water.
 Officers ensured that the male was brought to shore and was assessed by the Brantford Fire and transported to the hospital by ambulance. The male, a 23 year old Brantford man was apprehended under the Mental Health Act. The MCRRT Team remained and engaged with the male at the shore and at the hospital.
  
Type: Impaired Driver - Arrest 
Incident: 17- 29084
Location: Garden Avenue
Incident: On Tuesday, July 31, 2017 at around 3:30 a.m. an officer conducted a traffic stop. The officer observed a vehicle travelling at a high rate of speed on Garden Avenue. The vehicle came to a stop on County Road 18.
The male driver displayed signs of impairment and was arrested for Impaired Driving. The accused was taken to the Brantford Police Service where he provided samples of his breath. The accused reading was two times over the legal limit.  Investigation also revealed that the accused was a suspended driver. The accused a 31 yr old Hagersville man Brantford man is charged with; Operate a Motor Vehicle While Impaired and Operate a Motor Vehicle over the Legal Limit. Further the accused vehicle was impounded for 7 days and he was issued a provincial offence notice for Drive While Suspended.    

 
     
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Crime Brief - July 31, 2017

Jul 31, 2017


Type: Theft from Motor Vehicles- Arrest
Incident: 17- 28641
Location: Colborne Street East/Burke Street
Incident: On Saturday, July 29, 2017 shortly before 6:00 a.m. an alert citizen observed two suspicious males trying to get into vehicles in the area and called 911 with a suspect description. Community Patrol Officers attended in the area and located the suspects in the area of Chatham Street and Patterson Avenue. Investigation revealed that the suspects aged 16 and 17 years old had entered at least two vehicles and stole items from the vehicles. Amongst the items stolen and found on the accused possession were cash, a coin purse and house keys.
 Accused #1 a 16 year old Hamilton male who cannot be identified is charged with Theft under $5,000.00 X2, Possession of Stolen Property X2 and Breach of Recognizance X4. Accused #1 was currently on four separate Recognizance Orders with one of the conditions to conditions not to be in the City of Brantford. Accused #1 was held in custody for a bail hearing.
 Accused #2, a 17 year old Hamilton male who cannot be identified is charged with Theft under $5,000.00 X2 and Possession under $5,000.00 X2. Accused #2 was released from custody into the care of a parent on a Promise to Appear in court at a future court date. 

Type: Theft from Motor Vehicle - Arrest 
Incident: 17- 28742
Location: Glenwood Drive ? St Peters School
Incident: On Saturday July 29, 2017 at around 7:45 p.m. the accused was observed entering into a vehicle parked on Glenwood Drive. The owner of the vehicle had parked the vehicle in a parking lot with one of the windows opened slightly and attended a gathering at a home nearby. The owner had enabled a car alarm.  Guests at the home get together had heard the car alarm activate and witness the accused reach into the vehicle, steal a woman?s purse jump on a bicycle and flee the parking lot. Witnesses and the owner of the vehicle began to run after the accused. The accused lost control of the bicycle and fell off the bike. Witnesses held the accused until police arrived. Community Patrol Officers attended and arrested the accused for Theft under $5,000.00.
 Steven Carl BEACH, 46 years of age is charged with Theft under $5,000.00 and Breach of Probation. The accused was held in custody for a bail hearing.

Type: Assault - Arrest 
Incident: 17- 28771
Location: William Street (100 block)
Incident: On Saturday, July 29, 2017 shortly before midnight a citizen doing renovations inside a home on William Street heard noises in the basement. The occupant of the home had been inside the home working on repairs. The home is currently unoccupied during the duration of the renovations. The occupant went downstairs to investigate and observed an unknown male growling and grunting in the corner of the basement. The intruder threw a bottle of liquid at the male occupant and the occupant retreated upstairs and called police. Police arrived and observed that the accused had entered into a furnace room located in the basement and barricaded himself inside. Negotiations began where officers spoke to the accused that was inside the barricaded room. After approximately a half hour the accused turned himself in and was handcuffed and arrested for Assault. Once the accused was handcuffed he immediately resisted a brief struggle ensued.
Paul Wesley ROBERTS, 36 years of age of Brantford is charged with Assault, Unlawfully in a Dwelling and Breach of Probation.  The accused was held in custody for a bail hearing.

 
Type: Impaired Driving
Incident: 17- 28808
Location: Rawdon Street
Incident: On Sunday, July 30, 2017 shortly after 4:30 a.m. a Community Patrol Officer on routine patrol observed a Nissan vehicle parked and running  
in the center lane on Rawdon Street.  The officer woke the male and had conversation with the driver. The male driver displayed signs of impairment and was arrested for Impaired Driving. The accused was taken to the Brantford Police Service where he provided samples of his breath. The accused readings were over the legal limit. Found on the accused was a bag containing 2.4 grams of cocaine.
The accused, a 33 year old Brantford man was charged with;
Care and Control of a Motor Vehicle While Impaired, Over 80 milligrams and Possession of Controlled Substance (cocaine). The accused was released on a Promise to Appear with a future court date. Further the accused licence was suspended for 90 days and his vehicle was impounded for 7 days.   
 
Type: Break and Enter - Shed
Incident: 17- 28841
Location: Mount Pleasant Road (200 block)
Incident: On the morning of Sunday, July 30, 2017 a home owner reported that a rear shed had been broken into sometime over night.  A chainsaw and Stihl weedwacker was reported stolen.

 
Type: Disturbance
Incident: 17- 28879
Location: Colborne Street East (300 block)
Incident: On Sunday, July 30, 2017 at around 5:30 p.m. an employee at a convenience store on Colborne Street called 911 after an unknown male walked into the store brandishing a knife acting strange and causing a disturbance.  The accused had entered the store with a knife in his hand and began to wave the knife around at customers. The accused then ran into the back room area at the convenience store and could be heard smashing things in the back. Community Patrol Officers attended and observed numerous costumers in the store who were waiting at the counter to purchase items. The officers ordered all the customers out of the store for their own safety and protection. Officers contained the exit and entrances and called Brantford Police Canine Unit to assist. The BPS K-9 was released into the store for a search of the suspect. The K-9 made his way to the back stock room area and began to bark outside a walk in freezer. The accused had entered the walk-in freezer and was hiding inside. Officers gave direct commands for the accused to exit the freezer empty handed. The accused did listen and exited the freezer. The accused complied and was arrested.
 Levi Jeffrey Brown, 26 years of age is charged with;
 Possession of Weapons Dangerous, Mischief under $5,000.00 and Assault with a Weapon.
 The accused was held in custody for a bail hearing.
   

 

     
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