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Police investigate Sexual Assault at Dunsdon St. and Buchanan Cres.

Oct 10, 2019

 Incident #19-38779

 On Sunday October 6, 2019 at approximately 1:30 a.m. a female in her 30’s was walking north bound on Dunsdon Street towards Buchanan Crescent where she encountered an unknown man standing in front of her.  The male pushed the female victim to the ground and subsequently sexually assaulted her. The male then fled the area. 

The suspect is described as being a white male, in his 30’s, with stubble on his face, wearing a dark blue or black sweater with a baseball hat with the brim pulled down to conceal the top half of his face. 

The Brantford Police want to make the public aware of this incident and the location it occurred.  Police are continuing to investigate this incident and are asking anyone with information to contact Detective Jason Sinning of the Brantford Police Major Crime Unit at 519-756-0113 extension 2265 or Crime Stoppers at 519-750-8477.

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Operation Impact 2019:Your actions have impact

Oct 10, 2019

Brantford, ON, October 10, 2019–Operation Impact 2019 is a public education campaign taking place from October 11th to 14th, 2019. The goal is to make Canada’s roads the safest in the world by promoting safe driving behaviours.

The Brantford Police Service makes educating the public in safe driving practices a road safety priority.  An essential part of our job is to save lives and reduce injuries on our roadways.  This year we will focus on behaviours that put drivers, passengers and all road users at risk of fatal or serious injury collisions.  Our enforcement initiative will focus on impaired driving, seat belt use and all aspects related to aggressive driving including speeding and distracted driving. 

This is one way the Brantford Police Service is helping to increase public compliance with safe driving measures in order to prevent collisions, save lives and reduce injuries on our roads. "Your actions have impact”. This is the theme for this year’s campaign. Don’t let the impact of your choices be a collision on our roads.


The Brantford Police Service is committed to maintaining
road safety through enforcement and education.

Three People Arrested in Home Invasion

Oct 9, 2019

Incident #19-39105 

Brantford Police Service has charged three people in relation to a home invasion last night on Colborne Street.  

On Tuesday October 8, 2019 at approximately 6:30 p.m. Brantford Police Service received a 9-1-1 call from a residence on Colborne Street, Brantford.  Three people had broken into the residence and threatened the three residences inside.  One suspect claimed to be armed with a firearm; however no firearm was seen or brandished.  One victim was targeted by the three suspects; he was able to flee the residence to safety.   The three suspects chased after the victim and then fled the area.  Community Patrol Officers attended to the area where they located the three male victims who were not injured as a result of the incident.  Officers were able to contain the area and located the three suspects a short distance away.  All three suspects were arrested without incident.  A firearm was not located and is not believed to have been involved in this incident.  While dealing with the three accused, one was found to be in possession of $1000 worth of suspected cocaine and a second accused was found to be in possession of $1000 worth of suspected fentanyl. 

As a result of the investigation three males have been arrested and are facing a number of Criminal Code charges. 

Brandon Emmett WHALEN 20 y.o. male from Brantford

1. Break, enter and commit, contrary to section 348(1)(b) Criminal Code of Canada

2.    Assault with a weapon, contrary to section 267 Criminal Code of Canada
 
3. Utter threats to cause death, contrary to section 264.1(a) Criminal Code of
Canada

4. Possession for the purpose, contrary to section 5(2) Controlled Drugs and
Substances Act x2

Jamie David MACNEILL 18 y.o. male from Brantford

1.   Break, enter and commit, contrary to section 348(1)(b) Criminal Code of Canada

2.      Assault with a weapon, contrary to section 267 Criminal Code of Canada

3.      Utter threats to cause death, contrary to section 264.1(a) Criminal Code of 
         Canada

4.      Breach probation order, contrary to section 733.1(1) Criminal Code of Canada

5.      Possession for the purpose, contrary to section 5(2) Controlled Drugs and  
         Substances Act

Cameron Douglas GREIVES 19 y.o. male from Brantford

1. Break, enter and commit, contrary to section 348(1)(b) Criminal Code of Canada

2.    Assault with a weapon, contrary to section 267 Criminal Code of Canada

2. Utter threats to cause death, contrary to section 264.1(a) Criminal Code of Canada

This is not believed to be a random act of violence. 

The BPS Major Crime Unit with the assistance of the Task Force is continuing to investigate this incident.  Anyone with information or anyone who may have home security video footage in the area is asked to contact police or contact Det. Chad Francis of the Major Crime Unit at 519-756-0113 ext. 2272 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.      

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Update - Brantford Police Investigate a Home Invasion

Oct 8, 2019

Update

Brantford Police Service have charged two males and are looking for a third suspect that were involved in a Home Invasion Robbery last night. 

On Monday October 7, 2019 at approximately 9:00 p.m. Brantford Police Service received a 9-1-1 call from a residence on Sarah Street, Brantford.  Three people had broken into the residence and were armed with firearms.  Four people were in their residence at the time and one victim was assaulted.  Three suspects fled the scene on foot.  Community Patrol Officers with the assistance of Woodstock Police K9 Unit attended to the area where they located the victims.  One victim was treated by Emergency Medical Services for minor injuries.  Officers and Police K9 conducted a search and a track of the area where they were able to locate and arrest two suspects without incident.  The two accused were located hiding on nearby properties a short distance away.  A third suspect is still outstanding.

Gunshots were fired outside the residence by the accused as they were fleeing the area.  

This is not believed to be a random act of violence. 

On Tuesday October 8, 2019 Brantford Police Service with the assistance of Guelph Police Service K9 conducted a ground search and located two firearms a short distance away from the residence. 

 

 As a result of the investigation two males have been charged and are facing numerous Criminal Code Offences. 

Accused #1 – Gideon BONSU a 26 y.o male from Brampton

Robbery S.344 1(b) CC

Assault with a weapon S.267(a) CC

Careless use of a firearm S.86(1) CC

Pointing a firearm S.87(1) CC

Discharging firearm- Recklessness S. 244.2(1)(b) CC

Possession of weapons dangerous S.88 CC


Accused #2 – Terence WATSON a 33 y.o. male from Mississauga

Robbery S.344 1(b) CC

Assault with a weapon S.267(a) CC

Careless use of a firearm S.86(1) CC

Pointing a firearm S.87(1) CC

Discharging firearm- Recklessness S. 244.2(1)(b) CC

Possession of weapons dangerous S.88 CC

Breach of Recognizance.  S.145(3) CC

Possession contrary to court order S. 117.01(1) CC

Accused #3 – outstanding


The BPS Major Crime Unit with the assistance of the Task Force is continuing to investigate this incident.  Anyone with information or anyone who may have home security video footage in the area is asked to contact police or contact Det. Kevin Cabral of the Major Crime Unit at 519-756-0113 ext. 2206 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.      

"Public Safety in Partnership with our Community”

 

Brantford Police Investigate a Home Invasion

Oct 8, 2019

Brantford Police Service has charged two males and is seeking another suspect that were involved in a Home Invasion Robbery last night. 

On Monday October 7, 2019 at approximately 9:00 p.m. Brantford Police Service received a 9-1-1 call from a residence on Sarah Street, Brantford.  Three people had broken into the residence and were armed with firearms.  Four people were in their residence at the time and one victim was assaulted.  Three suspects fled the scene on foot.  Community Patrol Officers with the assistance of Woodstock Police K9 Unit attended to the area where they located the victims.  One victim was treated by Emergency Medical Services for minor injuries.  Officers and Police K9 conducted a search and a track of the area where they were able to locate and arrest two suspects without incident.  The two accused were located hiding on nearby properties a short distance away.  A third suspect is still outstanding.

Gunshots were fired outside the residence by the accused as they were fleeing the area.  

Accused #1 – 26 y.o male from Brampton

Accused #2 – 33 y.o. male from Mississauga

Accused #3 – outstanding

This is not believed to be a random act of violence. 

The BPS Major Crime Unit with the assistance of the Task Force is continuing to investigate this incident.  Anyone with information or anyone who may have home security video footage in the area is asked to contact police or contact Det. Kevin Cabral of the Major Crime Unit at 519-756-0113 ext. 2206 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.      

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Crime Brief - October 2, 2019

Oct 2, 2019

Type:   Break and Enter – Commercial
Incident:  19-338021
Location:   Dalhousie Street  
Incident: On Tuesday October 1, 2019 at approximately 4:00 a.m. Brantford Police Service received a call regarding a Break and Enter on Dalhousie Street.  Security Officers located a commercial building under construction that had been entered and it was believed that the person(s) may still be inside.  Community Patrol Officers attended and checked the business where they located one suspect inside.  The suspect male was arrested without incident.  While dealing with the male he was found to be in possession of tools used to enter the building and secure compound.  A 28 year old Brantford male has been charged with Break and Enter with Intent and Possession of Break-in Instruments. 

Type:   Weapon
Incident:  19-38004
Location:   King George Road  
Incident: On Monday September 30, 2019 at approximately 11:30 p.m. Brantford Police Service responded to a call on King George Road.  An unknown male was seen in a nearby plaza holding what appeared to be a handgun.  Community Patrol Officers attended to the area where they located the suspect male.  The male was arrested without incident and was found to be in possession of a black imitation handgun as well as a small amount of suspected crystal methamphetamine.  Information was received that the accused was currently bound by two court orders with conditions that he was contravening.  As a result of the investigation a 34 year old Brantford male is charged with Possession of Weapon Dangerous, Breach of Recognizance 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.       

Type:   Weapon
Incident:  19-37490
Location:  Market Street  
Incident:  On Friday September 27. 2019 just after 1:00 p.m. Brantford Police Service responded to a disturbance call on Market Street.  An unknown male was on the sidewalk yelling and waving a pocket knife around in the air.  Community Patrol Officers attended to the area where they located and spoke to the male.  Officers were able to calm the male and he was arrested without incident.  Information was received that the accused was currently bound by a court order with conditions.  A 37 year old Cambridge male is charged with Possession of Weapons Dangerous and Breach of Recognizance under the Criminal Code.        

Type:   Break and Enter – Residential 
Incident:  19-37745
Location:   Anderson Road 
Incident:   On Sunday September 29, 2019 just after 1:00 p.m. Brantford Police Service responded to a suspicious vehicle call in the area of Anderson Road and Munro Circle.  An unknown vehicle was observed in the area of new houses that were under construction.  Community Patrol Officers attended to the area where they located the vehicle.  Officers observed the front door to a new house under construction was open.   In searching the residence an unknown male was located in the basement.  The male was arrested without incident and was found to be in possession of break-in instruments.  A 55 year old Brantford male is charged with Break and Enter with Intent and Possession of Break-In Instruments under the Criminal Code.    
                   
Type:    Weapon 
Incident:  19- 37579
Location:  Dalhousie Street    
Incident:  On Friday September 27, 2019 at approximately 10:00 p.m. Brantford Police Service responded to a 9-1-1 call in the area of Dalhousie Street and Queen St.  Two males had been seen arguing when one of the males pulled a knife.  Community Patrol Officers attended to the area where they located the victim.  He advised that he had gotten into an argument with the suspect when the suspect brandished a knife and they fled the area.  The victim was not injured as a result of the incident.  Through investigation Officers were able to confirm the identity of the suspect who was located and arrested a short time later without incident.  A 17 year old Brantford male is charged with Assault with a Weapon and Possession of Weapon Dangerous under the Criminal Code.    
 
 
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Crime Brief - September 27, 2019

Sep 27, 2019

Type:   Disturbance
Incident:  19-37425
Location:  Dublin Street  
Incident:  On Friday September 27, 2019 just before 1:00 a.m. Brantford Police Service responded to a 9-1-1 call about a disturbance on Dublin Street.  An unknown male was on the roadway yelling and screaming and causing a disturbance.  Community Patrol Officers attended to the area where they located and spoke to the male.  The male appeared to be under the influence and was uncooperative with police.  The male continued to cause a disturbance and was arrested.  While dealing with the male he provided false information to police and investigation revealed that he was currently wanted on two outstanding warrants for his arrest.  A 30 year old Brantford male was arrested on the outstanding warrants and has been charged with Cause a Disturbance and Obstruct Police under the Criminal Code.  .    

Type:   Disturbance
Incident:  19-37280
Location:   Alfred Street  
Incident:    On Wednesday September 25, 2019 at approximately 8:30 p.m. Brantford Police Service responded to a 9-1-1 call about a disturbance between a male and female outside a residence on Alfred Street.  A male had attended to the residence and a verbal altercation ensued.  The female’s mother attended to the residence and when she tried to intervene she was pushed and threatened by the male.  Community Patrol Officers attended to the residence where they located the parties involved.  Information was received that the male was currently bound by two court orders that he was contravening.  As a result of the investigation a 24 year old Wallaceburg male is charge with Uttering Threats to Cause Death/Bodily Harm, Assault, Breach of Recognizance and Breach of Probation under the Criminal Code.  

Type:    Impaired – Alcohol
Incident:  19-37148
Location:   Market Street 
Incident:   On Tuesday September 24, 2019 just before 12:00 a.m. Brantford Police Service received a call about a male who was sitting in a vehicle parked on the street and had been continuously revving the engine for some time.  Community Patrol Officers attended to the area where they located the vehicle.  Officers spoke to the male driver who showed signs of impairment.  The male was arrested and transported in order 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 33 year old Jarvis male has been 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:   Robbery 
Incident:  19- 37052
Location:   Market Street    
Incident:  On Tuesday September 24, 2019 just after 11:00 a.m. Brantford Police Service responded to a robbery call on Market Street.  An unknown female was seen trying to steal the purse from an elderly female who had been walking down the street.  A security officer heard the victim’s cries for help and came to her assistance.  The suspect fled the area on foot.  Community Patrol Officers attended to the area where they located and arrested the suspect without incident a short distance away.  Information was received that the accused was currently bound by two court orders with conditions.  A 34 year old Brantford woman has been charged with Robbery under the Criminal Code.     

Type:   Impaired – Alcohol  
Incident:  19- 37201
Location:  Icomm Drive    
Incident: On Wednesday September 25, 2019 just after 12:00 p.m. Brantford Police Service received a call about a suspected impaired driver.  A male had attended to a business on Icomm Drive and was showing signs of impairment.  Community Patrol Officers located the vehicle and male driver in the parking lot of the business.  While dealing with the driver Officers observed signs of impairment and issued a demand for a roadside screening device.  The male driver failed the roadside screening device and was arrested.  The male was transported in order to provide samples of his breath as required by law.  The accused refused to provide a breath sample.  A 26 year old Brantford male is charged with Refuse to Provide Breath sample under the Criminal Code.  His licence was suspended for 90 days and his vehicle was impounded for 7 days.   
 
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Four Males Charged After Incident in Edith Monture Park

Sep 27, 2019

Incident #19-36524 

Brantford Police Service has charged four males with Assault and Robbery after an incident at Edith Monture Park.  
On Friday September 20, 2019 at approximately 8:00 p.m. the Brantford Police Service responded to a 9-1-1 call regarding a disturbance at Edith Monture Park.  A group of youths were observed fighting in the park.  Community Patrol Officers attended to the park where they located a 20 year old male and a 43 year old male victim who were suffering from non-life threatening injuries.  Investigation revealed that the first victim had been confronted and assaulted by a group a short distance away.  He was able to leave the area but was followed to the park and was again confronted, assaulted and robbed of his shoes.  The second victim tried to intervene and assist the first victim and stop the altercation when he himself was attacked.  The second victim was assaulted and thrown to the ground where he was kicked.  The suspects then fled the area. 
Officers through investigation were able to identify and have charged four individuals that were involved in the altercation.  A 17 year old Brantford male has been charged with Assault x2 and Robbery.  A 20 year old Brantford male has been charged with Assault and Robbery.  A 16 year old Brantford male has been charged with Assault and Robbery.  A 16 year old Mount Pleasant male has been charged with Assault and Robbery.  
Brantford Police are continuing to investigate this incident and are asking anyone with information about this incident contact the Brantford Police at 519-756-7050 or 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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Three Youths Charged After Stabbing Incident

Sep 27, 2019

Incident #19-37419

Brantford Police Service has charged three youths with Aggravated Assault after an incident at Brant’s Crossings on Icomm Drive.
On Thursday September 26, 2019 at approximately 9:45 p.m. Brantford Police Service responded to a 9-1-1 call on Icomm Drive regarding a stabbing.  The 48 year old victim had been at Brant’s Crossing when an altercation ensued between him and a group of youths.  The verbal altercation turned physical and the victim was stabbed in the stomach.  The youths fled the area and the victim attended to the Elements Casino for medical assistance.   Community Patrol Officers along with Emergency Medical Services attended to the Casino where they located the victim.  The victim was treated and transported to hospital with non-life threatening injuries and is in stable condition.  Community Patrol Officers searched the area where they located and arrested three suspects without incident.  As a result of the investigation three males aged 16 from Brantford have all been charged with Aggravated Assault.        
Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact the Brantford Police at 519-756-7050 or Crime Stoppers at 519-750-8477 or 1-800-222-8477.

Serious Motor Vehicle Collision on Henry Street

Sep 20, 2019

Incident 19-36515 

On September 20, 2019 at approximately 5:07pm, members of the Brantford Police Service responded to a serious motor vehicle collision involving a car and motorcycle.  Members of Brantford Fire and Brant/Brantford paramedics also attended to assist with the injured motorcyclist.

A 48 year old Brantford male was initially transported to the Brantford General Hospital by paramedics before being transferred to Hamilton General Hospital with serious non-life threatening injuries. The driver of the car was uninjured.

A section of Henry Street was closed for several hours while members of the Collision Reconstruction Unit investigated the collision. 

Witnesses are encouraged to contact Constable Jeremy Morton of the Brantford Police Traffic Unit at 519-756-0113

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