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Crime Brief - August 25, 2017

Aug 25, 2017

Type: Fraud
Incident: 17- 32504
Location: Lynden Park Mall
Incident: On Thursday, August 24, 2017 shortly before 12:00 p.m. a male attended at The Source store and began signing up for a cellular device contract. The male provided identification however did not have a sufficient amount of identification in order to complete the contract. The male advised he would return shortly with another piece of evidence. Employees became suspicious and concerned with the identification provided by the male and contacted police. A Community Patrol Officer attended for investigation and reviewed the store video which captured the male. The officer attended inside the mall area and walked around looking to see if the male was still in the mall. The officer observed the male at Freedom Mobile.   The officer approached the male and had conversation with him and learned that he was attempting to activate a new cellular device plan at this second store.  As a result of this investigation the male was arrested for fraud.  The accused had three pieces of identification on him being a Social Insurance Number card, Canadian Citizenship card and an Ontario Drivers Licence which were found to be fraudulent documents not issued by the government.   
 Ahmed Olalekan ODUNTAN, 38 years of age of Toronto is charged with the following offences; Fraud under $5,000.00 X2, Utter Forged Document X2, Possession of an Identity Document X2, Fraudulent Use of a Certificate of Citizenship and Possession of Counterfeit Mark X2. The accused was released on a Promise to Appear along with an Officer in Charge Undertaking.

Type: Prohibited Driver
Incident: 17- 32590
Location: King Georg Road at Dunsdon Street
Incident: On Thursday, August 24, 2017 shortly after 9:00 p.m. an officer conducted a traffic stop with a male on a motorcycle.  Investigation revealed that the male driver was a disqualified driver as a result of a conviction for fail to stop for police. The accused was arrested without incident for Drive while Disqualified. Further, the accused drivers licence was also suspended under the Highway Traffic Act for unpaid fines.  The accused, a 28 year old Cambridge man is charged with Disqualified Drive under the Criminal Code and charged Drive while under suspension under the Highway Traffic Act. The accused was released on an appearance notice with a future court date on Thursday, October 5, 2017. The motorcycle was impounded for a mandatory 45 day period under the vehicle impoundment program. 

  

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Crime Brief - August 24, 2017

Aug 24, 2017


Type: Theft
Incident: 17- 32290
Location: Market Street- Wilfred Laurier
Incident: On Tuesday, August 22, 2017 at around 6:00 p.m. a male attended an empty Wilfred Laurier classroom. The male stole a Dell computer tower and walked out of the building with the computer in a reusable grocery bag. The suspect was captured on video. Officers from the B.E.A.T Unit attended to investigate and viewed the video which captured the suspect. Officers recognized the suspect.  On Wednesday, august 23, 2017 shortly after 1:00 p.m. a B.E.A.T officer on routine patrol in the Downtown area observed the accused on Market Street at Chatham Street. The accused was also wearing the same clothing as in the security video at the time of the theft.
 A 34 year old Brantford man was charged with Theft under $5,000.00 and issued an Appearance Notice to attend court on October 5, 2017. The computer has not been recovered.
 
Type: Fraud - Commercial
Incident: 17- 29312, 29327, 30013
Location: LCBO (Lynden Road and Market Street South)
Incident: On three separate occasions the accused was captured on video surveillance at the LCBO select an item off a shelf, attend the cashier desk and present the item as an old purchase with a receipt and received a refund. 
 On July 25, 2017 the accused attended the LCBO on Lynden Road and selected a bottle of scotch from the shelf. The accused went to checkout and then produced a receipt from a previous purchase and proceeded to return the bottle he had just selected off the shelf. 
 On July 29, 2017 the accused attended the LCBO and selected a bottle of rum from the shelf. The accused went to checkout and then produced a receipt from a previous purchase and proceeded to return the bottle he had just selected off the shelf. 
 On August 6, 2017 the accused attended the LCBO on Market Street South and selected a bottle of Vodka from the shelf. The accused went to checkout and then produced a receipt from a previous purchase and proceeded to return the bottle he had just selected off the shelf. The accused?s actions were later observed on video by staff at the store and police were contacted. A warrant was sought after for the arrest of the accused. On Wednesday August 23, 2017 at around 3:20 p.m. a Community Patrol Officer on routine patrol observed the accused walking on George Street. The accused was arrested without incident under the authority of the arrest warrant.
 Robert Keith HORTON, 44 years old of Brantford is charged with Fraud under $5,000.00 and Breach of Probation X6.
 The accused was held in custody for a bail hearing.
     
 

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Crime Brief - August 23, 2017

Aug 23, 2017

Type: Disturbance
Incident: 17- 32282
Location: Market Street (100 block)
Incident: On Tuesday, August 22, 2017 shortly after 6:30 p.m. officers attended at a multiple dwelling home on Market Street. The victim, a 37 year old man advised that the accused kicked in his bedroom door causing such damage to the door rendering it unable to close properly.  The accused and victim both reside at the multiple dwelling home where they rent bedrooms and share a common area. The accused was arrested without incident.
 The accused, a 25 year old Brantford man is charged with Mischief under $5,000.00 and Breach of Recognizance. The accused was held in custody for a bail hearing. 
 
Type: Theft - Commercial
Incident: 17- 32294
Location: Emilie Street (0-100 block)
Incident: On Tuesday, August 22, 2017 a theft was discovered at a convenience store on Emilie Street. Sometime overnight unknown person(s) removed an air conditioner motor and copper wire from an air conditioning unit. 

Type: Break and Enter ? Residential 
Incident: 17- 32296
Location: Anastasia Crescent
Incident: On Tuesday August 22, 2017 sometime during the day unknown persons broke into a home on Anastasia Crescent. A rear patio door was forced open and unknown person(s) entered the home. No items were reported stolen at the time of the report.   
 
 

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Crime Brief - August 22, 2017

Aug 22, 2017

Type: Breach of Probation
Incident: 17- 31929
Incident: On Monday August 21, 2017 at around 11:40 a.m. a B.E.A.T officer attended Brantford Probation Services on Darling Street. Information was received that a woman there had an outstanding warrant for her arrest for Breach of Probation, issued by Probation Services. The officer attended and arrested the accused. The accused was found to have drugs on her person.  Drugs seized were 8.3 grams of suspected crack-cocaine and 8.1 grams of powdered cocaine with a combined estimated street value of $1600.00.
 The accused, a 19 year old Brantford woman is charged with Possession for the purpose of Trafficking and Breach of Probation. The accused was held in custody for a bail hearing. 
 
Type: Theft of a Walker 
Incident: 17- 32088
Incident: On Monday, August 21, 2017 shortly before 2:00 p.m., a woman discovered the theft of her walker.  The victim, a 60 year Brantford woman had parked her walker next to her porch stairs on Catherine Avenue on Sunday, August 20, 2017 around 9:00 p.m. The walker is described as a 4 wheel, red metal walker with a black seat. 

Type: Robbery 
Incident: 17- 32019
Location: Marlborough Street (100 block)
Incident: On Sunday, August 20, 2017 shortly after 9:00 p.m. a man called 911 to report that 3 males had broken into his home, assaulted him and stole cash and marijuana. Investigation revealed that the victim had been home watching television when he heard someone enter into his home through an unlocked front door. The victim attended the front door area and observed an unknown man standing in his home. A second unknown man was observed standing at the front door and was attempting to cover his face. The victim then observed a third male (accused) standing in his kitchen with some type of cloth covering his face. The accused told the victim that they want money and his marijuana. The victim recognized the accused as an acquaintance of his. The accused assaulted the victim by punching him in the face. The victim advised that he was then knocked to the ground by the other two unknown men. The accused stole money from the victims pocket and a small amount of marijuana. The accused and two unknown males fled the home. The victim, a 56 year old Brantford man received minor injuries. The two unknown males are described as #1: Caucasian male approximately 6?, skinny build, 18-20 years of age wearing baggy clothing. #2: Caucasian male, approximately 5?6 with some facial hair, 18-20 years of age.  On Monday August 21, 2017, shortly after 4:30 p.m. a community Patrol Officer on routine patrol observed the accused walking on Market Street. The officer had received information at the start of his shift that the accused was wanted for a home invasion style robbery from the night before. The accused was arrested without incident. Jordan Mcleod MCNEIL, 23 years of Brantford is charged with the following offences; Robbery, Disguise with Intent, Breach of Probation X3, Break and Enter and Commit. 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 is encouraged to contact Detective
Darryl Graham at 519-765-0113 ext. 2206.  should be 


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Crime Brief - August 21, 2017

Aug 21, 2017

Type: Impaired Driving
Incident: 17- 31929
Incident: On Sunday, August 20, 2017 shortly before 6:00 a.m. a concerned citizen called 911 to report a vehicle parked in the middle of the road on Edmondson Street. A male was in the driver?s seat possibly sleeping. Community Patrol Officers attended and observed the vehicle parked with the keys in the ignition. The driver was awoken by officers. The male driver displayed signs of impairment and was arrested for Impaired Driving- Care and Control. The accused was taken to the Brantford Police Service where he provided samples of his breath. The accused readings were 2 times over the legal limit.  The accused, a 30 year old Mississauga man is charged with;
Impaired Driving-Care and Control and Over 80-Care and Control. The accused was eventually released from custody on a Promise to Appear. Further the accused licence was suspended for 90 days and his vehicle was impounded for 7 days.    
 
Type: Suspected Fentanyl Overdose 
Incident: 17- 31950
Incident: On Sunday, August 20, 2017 shortly before 10:30 a.m. Community Patrol Officers attended a Brantford address to assist Ambulance regarding a possible overdose. A 32 year old Brantford woman who was at a friend?s address is suspected to have suffered an overdose from fentanyl. A friend at the home reacted and administered Naloxone. The woman who regained consciousness was transported to hospital for observation.   

 On Monday August 21, 2017 shortly after 12:30 a.m., community Patrol Officers attended a Brantford address to assist Ambulance regarding a possible overdose. A 37 year old Waterford man who was at a friend?s residence is suspected to have overdosed from fentanyl.  While Ambulance and Fire Services personal worked on the male his vital signs returned. The male was transported to hospital for observation
 
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Know the signs of an overdose;
*Can?t stay awake
*No strength or energy
*Cold, clammy skin
*Slow heartbeat
* Trouble breathing
*Slow, shallow breathing
*Gurgling or snoring sounds
*lips and/or fingernails blue or purple
*non-responsive to shouting
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Type: Arson Investigation 
Incident: 17- 32041
Incident: On Monday August 21, 2017 at around 2:30 a.m., Community Patrol Officers attended an apartment building on Brant Avenue (200 block) regarding a car fire.  Brantford Fire Service had attended and successfully extinguished two motor vehicle fires. Initial investigation indicates that the fires were set intentionally. A Hyundai and Toyota vehicle were damaged by fire. Investigation continues.

Type: Break and Enter - Commercial 
Incident: 17- 32043
Location: King George Road (250-300 block)
Incident: On Monday, August 21, 2017 shortly before 3:30 a.m., an alarm was activated at a business on King George Road. Community Patrol Officers attended and found the front glass door to be smashed out and entry gained to the business. Unknown suspect(s) made an attempt to steal an ATM machine with negative results.
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Crime Brief - August 18, 2017

Aug 18, 2017


Type: Stolen Vehicle - Arrest
Incident: 17- 31080
Incident: A 15 year old Brantford girl is in custody after stealing her mother?s vehicle. On Monday, August 14, 2017 at approximately 6:10 p.m. the accused took her mother?s keys to her Jeep. The accused started the vehicle which was parked in the driveway. The accused grandmother approached the vehicle and stood up on the running boards of the passenger?s side of the vehicle. The grandmother attempted to convince her granddaughter to stop what she was doing. The accused knowing that her grandmother was on the vehicle accelerated the vehicle away from the property forcing her grandmother to jump off of the moving vehicle.
 At 6:15 p.m. the accused attended a Gas bar on King George Road and filled up the Jeep with gas. The accused made no attempt to pay for the gas purchase and fled the area. At around 6:30 p.m. Community Patrol Officers located the vehicle being driven by the accused east bound on the 403 Highway. When Officers attempted to stop the vehicle the Jeep nearly rammed a BPS cruiser. The vehicle refused to stop and was being driven at a high rate of speed. Officers discontinued the pursuit in the interest of everyone?s safety. On August 17, 2017 the accused attended the Brantford Police Service with a family member to turn herself in.
 The accused a 15 year old Brantford resident was arrested and is charged with the following offences; Theft of Motor Vehicle, Dangerous Driving X2, Theft under $5,000.00 and Flight from Police. The accused was held in custody for a bail hearing.

Type: Shoplifting - Arrest
Incident: 17- 31569
Location: St Paul Avenue ? Metro Grocery
Incident: On Wednesday, August 16, 2017 shortly before 4:00 p.m. the accused attended at the Metro Grocery and was observed selecting assorted candies and placing them in a bag the accused had in his grocery cart. The accused was then observed quickly walking past the checkout area and left the business without any attempt to pay for the concealed merchandise. On Thursday, August 17, 2017 at around 6:00 p.m. the business contacted police to report the shoplifting incident from the day before and advised that they had video surveillance which captured the suspect. While the officer was investigating the accused returned to the business and stole a can of pop. The accused concealed the item and left the store without making any attempt to pay for the merchandise. The officer observed the accused in the parking lot and arrested him without incident. 
The accused, a 23 year old Brantford man is charged with the following offences; Theft under $5,000.00 X2, possession of Stolen Property under $5,000.00 X2, Breach of Recognizance X2, and Breach of Probation X6
The accused was held in custody for a bail hearing.  

 

 
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Crime Brief - August 17, 2017

Aug 17, 2017

Type: Break and Enter ? Commercial - Arrest
Incident: 17- 30565, 30427, 30428
Incident: A Brantford man is in custody facing numerous charges after police investigate damage and theft at coin operated laundry rooms located at multiple apartment buildings in the city.
 On July 23, 2017 shortly before 7:00 a.m. the accused attended an apartment building on Henry Street (100 block) and forced his way into the apartment building. Surveillance video captured the accused entering the laundry room. Four coin operated laundry machines had been entered and damaged. Damage to the machines is estimated at $1,800.00 and cash was stolen. 
 On August 8, 2017 shortly after 5:00 a.m. the accused attended an apartment building on Freeborn Avenue (0-100). The accused was captured on video surveillance forcing his way into the main entrance to the building. The accused entered a common laundry room area. Six coin-operated laundry machines had been entered and damaged. Damage is estimated at $2,800.00 and cash was stolen.
 On August 11, 2017 a Community Patrol Officer attended a report reagrding a break and enter at an apartment building on Fairview Drive (400 block). The accused forced his way into the apartment building and was captured on video surveillance attending a room on the main floor which used to be the coin operated laundry room. However the laundry room had since been relocated to a different area in the building. The accused then left the building. The accused at one point pulled a hoodie up over his head and attempted to disguise himself with a mask. The Community Patrol Officer who viewed the entire video had recognized the accused captured on camera.
 Shortly after 3:00 p.m. the officer attended at the home of the accused and arrested him for Break and Entering the apartment building on Fairview Drive. The accused was charged with Possession of Break and Enter Instrument, Disguise with Intent to Commit an Indictable Offence and Break and Enter with Intent to Commit an Indictable Offence. The accused was held in custody for a bail hearing.
 On Wednesday, August 16, 2017 a Detective from the Street Crimes Unit completed a follow up investigation regarding the two mentioned break and enters located on Henry Street and Freeborn Avenue. As a result of the investigation the accused was further charged with, Break and Enter and Commit an Indictable Offence X2, Theft under $5,000.00 X2 and Mischief under $5,000.00 X2. The accused Mark Reno SCIBERRAS, 46 years of age was held in custody for a bail hearing.


Type: Fraud
Incident: 17- 31379
Location: Dalhousie Street
Incident: On Wednesday, August 16, 2017 shortly before 4:30 p.m. the accused attended at the Cash Money Loan store on Dalhousie Street and attempted to cash a stolen cheque. Investigation revealed that the cheque had been reported stolen from a motor vehicle on June 1, 2017 in Brantford.
 Wesley Gale MACPHERSON, 27 years of age from Paris was arrested at the business without incident and charged with Attempt Fraud under $5,000.00, Utter Forged Document and Possession of Stolen Property under $5,000.00. The accused was held in custody for a bail hearing.   

Type: Mischief
Incident: 17- 31396
Location: Brantford Casino- Icomm Drive
Incident: On Wednesday, August 16, 2017 shortly before 6:00 p.m. the accused attended the Brantford Casino and smashed a front glass door. Investigation revealed that the accused was observed by security staff approaching the front glass window with a rock in his hand. The accused was observed winding up and throwing a large rock through a glass door. The accused a 31year old Brant County man was arrested by security without incident. A BEAT Unit officer attended and the accused was charged with Mischief under $5,000, and Breach of Probation X2. The accused was held in custody for a bail hearing.


 
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Crime Brief - August 16, 2017

Aug 16, 2017

Type: Break and Enter ? Commercial
Incident: 17- 31178
Location: Gilkison Street
Incident: On the morning of Tuesday, August 15, 2017 a break in was discovered at a business on Gilkison Street. Sometime overnight unknown persons(s) cut a chain link fence and gained entry to an enclosed compound. Suspect(s) attempted to gain entry to a truck inside the lot with negative results. No items were reported stolen at the time of the report. 

Type: Impaired Driving
Incident: 17- 31208
Location: Edmondson Street
Incident: On Tuesday, August 15, 2017 shortly after 2:00 p.m. a concerned citizen telephoned police to report a possible impaired driver and provided the vehicle and driver description. A community Patrol Officer located the vehicle now parked in a lot on Edmondson Street (50-100 block).  The male was sitting in the driver?s seat and had his seat reclined. The accused displayed signs of impairment and was arrested for Impaired Driving- Care and Control of a Motor Vehicle. The accused was uncooperative with police and began kicking the interior of the police cruiser. The accused was transported to the Brantford Police Service where he refused to provide samples of his breath as required by law. Investigation also revealed that the accused is a disqualified driver due to a previous conviction of impaired operation of a motor vehicle. The accused is also on two separate driving suspensions after being charged with Care and Control while impaired in May of 2017 and a driver?s licence suspension for unpaid fines. The accused, a 37 yr old Hagersville man is charged with;
Impaired Driving -Care and Control, Failure to Provide Breath Sample and Drive Motor Vehicle while Disqualified. The accused was held in custody for a bail hearing. The vehicle the accused was driving was 
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Crime Brief - August 15, 2017

Aug 15, 2017

 

Type: Break and Enter ? Commercial
Incident: 17- 30988
Location: Fordview Court
Incident: On the morning of Monday, August 14, 2017 a break in to a maintenance room was discovered. The maintenance room is located at an apartment complex on Fordview Court.  Sometime overnight unknown person(s) entered the room and stole two table saws, a leaf blower, two gas trimmers and bolt cutters

Type: Break and Enter ? Commercial
Incident: 17- 30999
Location: Lynwood Drive
Incident: On the morning of Monday, August 14, 2017 a break in to a garage located at an apartment complex on Lynwood was discovered. The break- in occurred sometime overnight. Two Stihl leaf blowers and a Stihl weed eater were amongst the items stolen.

Type: Theft from Motor Vehicle
Incident: 17- 31017
Location: McGuiness Drive
Incident:  On Monday, August 14, 2017 a citizen reported that sometime over the weekend a trailer which had been attached to a pickup truck had been broken into. A pad lock was broken in order to gain entry to the enclosed trailer. A variety of tools were reported stolen.


Type: Motor Vehicle Collision
Incident: 17- 31101
Incident: On Monday, August 14, 2017, shortly before 8:00 p.m., police attended a two vehicle collision at the intersection at Shellard Lane and Veterans Memorial PY.  Vehicle #1, a black Pontiac vehicle driven by a 20 year old Burford man was travelling south bound on Veterans Memorial Py towards the intersection of Shellard Lane. Vehicle #2, a grey Corolla vehicle driven by a 58 year old Brantford woman was travelling south bound on Veterans Memorial PY and turned left in the intersection towards Shellard Lane. Vehicle #1 struck vehicle #2 in the intersection. Vehicle #1 lost control of his vehicle struck a light standard and rolled over in a ditch at the side of the intersection. Both drivers were taken to hospital and treated for minor injuries. The intersection was re-opened shortly before 11:00 p.m.
 The BPS Traffic Unit continues their investigation and is asking for witnesses who have yet to speak with police to please come forward and assist with our investigation. Police are also asking for anyone who had a dash mounted camera and was in the area to please contact Constable Scott Cole of the Brantford Police Traffic Unit at 519-756-0113 X 2213   
 
  
 
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Crime Brief - August 14, 2017

Aug 14, 2017

 
Type: Break and Enter ? Three Businesses
Incident: 17- 30711
Location: King George Road
Incident: On Saturday, August 12, 2017 at around 5:45 a.m. an owner of a business on King George Road (300 block) contacted police after receiving notification from his alarm company that the business had been broken into. On arrival, officers viewed surveillance video which captured two suspects entering the business and stealing a small amount of cash. The suspect descriptions were given out to all other patrols in search of the suspects. Police also received two other break and enters during the early morning hours. At approximately 4:25 a.m. a business on King George Road (100 block) was broken into by damaging a rear dead bolt. Stolen from inside the business was a small black case. At approximately 5:00 a.m. a business was broken into on King George Road (250 block). A patio door was broken in order to gain access. Alcohol and a laptop computer were stolen.  Shortly after 6:00 a.m. a Community Patrol Officer while patrolling the area observed two males who matched the description of the two suspects caught on video. The officer spoke to the two males and as a result of the investigation arrested both males for break and enter. Located on the accused were a crow bar, the stolen lap top, alcohol, cash, and a small black case stolen from the businesses. 
 Robert Michael HOPF, 23 years of Brantford is charged with Break and Enter X3, Possession of Stolen Property and Possession of Break in Instruments.
 Brandon James PIPER, 20 years of age of Brantford is charged with Break and Enter X3, Possession of Stolen Property and Possession of Break in Instruments.
 Both accused were held in custody for a bail hearing.
 
Type: Indecent Act
Incident: 17- 30878
Incident: On Sunday August 13, 2017 at around 1:30 p.m. a woman who was standing out front of her home on George Street (100 block) waiting for a ride was approached by an unknown male who had been walking down the street. The male asked her a few questions and then pulled out his genitals and began to masturbate. The woman?s ride arrived and the woman left the area and telephoned the police providing a detailed description of the suspect. Officers began searching the area. A Community Patrol Officer observed a male sitting on a bench at Victoria Park who matched the description of the suspect, including a description of a bag he was carrying. The officer parked his vehicle and approached the suspect. The suspect observed the officer heading his way and began to walk away. The officer approached the male and advised him that he was under arrest for an indecent act. The suspect started running away and the officer pursued him on foot. At one point the suspect turned around raising his arm up and swung a leather belt with a buckle at the officer. The officer quickly jumped out of the way to avoid being struck. The suspect then squared off with the officer where he was taken control of and arrested by the officer. Another female citizen approached officers after observing the arrest of the accused. This second woman advised that prior to officers attending at the park she was walking along Darling Street when she observed the accused walking and masturbating. 
 Kevin Leonard HENRY, 45 years of age is charged with the following offences; Indecent Act, Breach of Probation, Escape Lawful Custody and  Assault with a Weapon.

Type: Theft of Bike - Arrest
Incident: 17- 30907
Incident: On Sunday, August 13, 2017 shortly after 5:00 p.m. a woman telephoned police to report the theft of a bicycle. The woman had rode her bike to a friend?s home on Park Avenue (200 block) and left the bike unattended out front of the home for less than five minutes. Shortly before 6:00 p.m. the victim who was driving in a friend?s vehicle observed a man on her stolen bike in the area of Park Avenue and Sheridan Street and called the police. A Community Patrol Officer attended in the area and observed the suspect riding the stolen bike at the intersection of Marlborough and Park Avenue. The officer ordered the male to stop riding the bike and had conversation with the suspect. As a result of the investigation the male was arrested for possession of stolen property. 
A 35 year old Brantford man is charged with the following offences; Possession of Stolen Property under $5,000.00 and Breach of Undertaking. The accused was released on an Appearance Notice with a future court date. The bike was returned to the victim. 
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