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MEDIA RELEASE FOR AUGUST 15TH

August 15th, 2018

Brandon Police Service Media Release for the Past 24 Hours.

 

Residential Break, Enter and Theft:

A residence in the 300 Block of 8th street was entered sometime between 2 a.m. and 8:40 a.m. Tuesday morning. The homeowner had left his inner door open to vent the residence as he had applied new varnish to his floors and woke up to find that someone had entered his residence and stolen numerous personal items including his wallet with contents as well as his cell phone and car keys.

Police continue to investigate.

 

Arrest Warrants Executed:

  • At approximately 4:45 p.m., Police observed a male operating a truck and knew the individual had an outstanding Warrant for his arrest. The suspect was stopped and arrested on the strength of the Warrant for Uttering Threats. The 39-year-old Kemnay Manitoba man was eventually released and will appear in Court in September.
  • A 39-year-old Brandon man attended the Police Station yesterday believing that there was a Warrant for his arrest. The Warrant was confirmed and he was arrested in relation to the Warrant for Non-compliance with a Conditional Sentence Order. He was then transported and lodged at the Brandon Correctional Centre to appear in Court today.
  • At around 6 p.m., Police attended a business located in the 800 Block of Pacific Avenue on a report of a highly intoxicated female. A 35-year-old female from Sioux Valley First Nation was located and found to have two existing Warrants for her arrest for Fail to Attend Court and Assault. She was also bound by an Undertaking with a condition not to consume alcohol. She was arrested and lodged at the Correctional Centre to appear in Court today.

 

Group Home Employee Assaulted:

On Tuesday afternoon an employee with a group home in Brandon attended the Police Station to report that she had been assaulted by a youth from the home. The victim was punched in the face and the shoulder during the assault. As a result a 16-year-old youth female was arrested and lodged and the Correctional Centre to appear in Court today.

 

Brandon Man Arrested for Possessing a Weapon and Resist Arrest Swinging a Hatchet in a Store:

At approximately 8 p.m. Police attended a Business located at the Coral Centre in the 900 Block of 18th street North, after receiving a call of a male attempting to steal some items and was currently swinging a hatchet around while still inside the store. The suspect was observed walking out of the store and when Police attempted to stop him, he fled on foot discarding the hatchet in the process. After a brief foot pursuit and a warning that the Taser would be deployed the suspect stopped. The 33-year-old male from Brandon was lodged at the Correctional Centre and will appear in Court today after being charged with Possession of a Weapon Dangerous, Resist Arrest and Theft Under $5000. No one was injured or directly threatened during this incident.

 

Breach of Court Order:

Police attended to a residence in Brentwood Village and located a 39-year-old male at the residence with his girlfriend. The Brandon man is on a Probation Order not to communicate with the female and not to attend her residence. He was arrested without incident and later released to appear in Court at a later date.

 

Possession of Cocaine:

Just after 10 p.m., Tuesday evening Police executed a Search Warrant on a residence in the 200 Block of Princess Avenue east, where 2 subjects were located inside. The search yielded a small quantity of Cocaine and subsequently the homeowner, a 23-year-old Brandon woman, was arrested for Possession of Cocaine. She was later released and is scheduled to appear in Court in October. The other individual located inside was released without charges.

 

Other Arrests:

  • At approximately 11 p.m., Police attended to the area of the 2300 Block of Princess Avenue after receiving a 911 call of a possible Break and Enter in progress after a male suspect had smashed a window and was now banging on the door. Police located a highly intoxicated suspect and it was determined that he had smashed the window belonging to his sisters residence. A 21-year-old male from Brandon was arrested for Breach of Peace and lodged at the Correctional Centre.
  • In the last 24 hours 4 individuals were detained under the Intoxicated Person Detention Act and lodged the Brandon Correctional Centre to be released when sober.

 

 

A/Sgt. Jeff Hoad

Public Information Officer

Brandon Police Service

(204) 729-2373

   

 

Anyone with information on any unsolved crime is asked to call Brandon Crime Stoppers at 204-727-(TIPS) 8477, www.brandoncrimestoppers.com or by texting BCSTIP and your message to CRIMES (274637). Crime Stoppers pays up to $2000.00 cash for information that leads to the solution of a crime.

CRIME STOPPERS 204-727-TIPS

 

 

 

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