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September 6, 2017


Brandon Police Service Media Release


Impaired Driving – Refuse Approved Screening Device:


 On Tuesday afternoon, members of the RCMP stopped a vehicle in the 100 Block of Princess Avenue after observing the vehicle driving in an erratic manner. BPS members attended to assist and the driver of the vehicle displayed signs of being impaired. The 47-year-old male driver of the vehicle refused to provide a breath sample on the Approved Screening Device and was arrested for Impaired driving and Refuse Approved Screening Device. The male was released to attend Court later this month.  




Possession of Stolen Vehicle – Break and Enter:


In relation to a stolen vehicle recovered that was involved in a pursuit with Police in the early morning hours of August 5th 2017, a 32-year-old female from Brandon and a 27-year-old male from Brandon have been arrested for Possession of Property Obtained By Crime and Break & Enter. The male has been identified as the driver of the vehicle and the female as the passenger. The vehicle was driven into a compound of a business on Richmond Avenue East and abandoned after Police discontinued the pursuit. The female was located a short distance away from the business and the male was located on Tuesday afternoon in the downtown area. Both were lodged at the Brandon Correctional Center to appear in Court on Wednesday.




Stolen Vehicle Recovered:


At 7:34 p.m., Police received information that a grey Dodge Caravan with Manitoba license plate HCR 194 has been abandoned in a parking space in the 600 Block of 14th Street. The vehicle was reported stolen on September 3rd. Police recovered the vehicle and continue to investigate this matter.




Garage Break and Enters:


On Tuesday morning, a homeowner from the 800 Block of 4th Street reported that sometime overnight the detached garage was entered and a black and green Giant Mountain Bike stolen. Entry was gained to the garage by forcing open the walk-in door. Police continue to investigate.


A resident from the 400 Block of 13th Street reported that sometime between September 2nd and September 5th, someone entered the unlocked garage and stole a blue CCM Mountain Bike. Police have yet to be able to locate any suspects or witnesses.




Assault Cause Bodily Harm – Breach of Recognizance:


At 7:30 p.m., a female contacted Police advising someone is trying to kill her. Police located the female in the downtown area and the female was bleeding from injuries sustained as a result of being assaulted by a male. The female was transported to hospital and received treatment for cuts and scrapes. The male was located and taken into Police custody. Further investigation revealed that the male is the subject of a Recognizance with a condition to have no contact or communication with the female. The assault on the female victim consisted of being punched and scratched by the male suspect. The 42-year-old man of no fixed address was arrested for Assault Causing Bodily Harm and Breach of Recognizance. He was lodged at the Brandon Correctional Center to appear in Court on Wednesday. The female was released from hospital after receiving treatment for the injuries.






Theft Under $5000:


Police arrested a 37-year-old female from Brandon on Tuesday evening because of an ongoing investigation from August 26th where $250 worth of merchandise was stolen from a business in the 900 Block of 18th Street North. The female was released to attend Court in October.




Other Arrests:


Five individuals were arrested for Breach of Peace and detained at the Brandon Correctional Center.








SGT D. Andrew


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, 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.








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