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August 24, 2019

For the last 24 hours: 

Residential Search, Meth Arrest 

At 3:30 p.m. yesterday, a search of a home in the north end of the city occurred under the authority of a warrant to search a residence. As a result, a 23-year-old female and 41 year old male both from Brandon, haven been charged with possession of meth. The male was released upon completion of the search and will appear in court in October. The female will appear in court in October, charged with possession of meth, and was lodged at the Brandon Correctional Centre to appear today on charges she was wanted for on an outstanding arrest warrant including theft, fail to appear in court, and fail to comply with a probation order.

Roadwatch Checkstop Drug Charge 

At 10:05 p.m. last night, a 20 year old male from Tyndall was arrested for having open liquor in a motor vehicle. A search of the male subsequent to his arrest resulted in police locating marihuana and psilocybin being located in his possession. He was released from custody to appear in court in October, charged with possession of psilocybin. He was also charged under the Liquor, Gaming and Cannabis Control Act as well as the Highway Traffic Act for possession of liquor and cannabis in an unlawful manner in a motor vehicle.  

Firearm Arrest 

At 1:10 a.m. today, a vehicle stop occurred on the #1 Highway at 18th Street North. The driver, a 25-year-old male from Alonsa, provided police with a false name in an attempt to avoid a charge for suspended driving. That male will appear in court in October, charged with public mischief for providing the false name, as well as suspended driving under the Highway Traffic Act. A 25-year-old male passenger of no fixed address was taken into custody and lodged at the Brandon Correctional Centre and will appear in court today on outstanding arrest warrants. A 25-year-old male passenger from Brandon was arrested for unauthorized possession of a firearm and unauthorized possession of a firearm in a motor vehicle, after a Savage .270 Winchester rifle and ammunition was located in the vehicle. That male will appear in court in October after being released on conditions.

Weapons Arrest  

At 2:40 a.m. today, police attended to a disturbance call in the downtown area. A person’s check of a 20-year-old Brandon female involved in the disturbance resulted in her being taken into custody on the strength of a warrant of arrest held by the RCMP for pointing a firearm, break and enter, robbery, and assault with a weapon. That female was searched subsequent to her arrest, and in her purse, police located a dagger with a homemade handle wrapped in a bandana. She was lodged at the Brandon Correctional Centre to appear in court today on the strength of the RCMP warrant of arrest, and is facing a charge as well for possession of a weapon for carrying the dagger in her purse.

RELEASE AUTHORIZED BY: Staff Sergeant Roberts

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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