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Media Release for the last 24 hrs.

January 8, 2018

Brandon Police Service Media Release for the Past 24 Hours.

Break and Enter:

On Sunday evening, a resident of Cascade Bay reported that sometime between January 1st and January 7th the residence was broken into. Investigation indicates that the kitchen window was the point of entry. A home stereo system and computer gaming system were stolen however, the gaming system has been recovered. Police investigation continues.

At approximately 5:00 a.m., Police received a call reporting the front doors to a business in the 2400 Block of Victoria Avenue have been smashed in. Investigation indicates that the Break and Enter occurred a few hours prior to Police receiving the report. Cash was stolen from a till and Police investigation continues.


Theft of Vehicle:

At approximately 3:20 a.m., a resident from Leslie Bay reported that sometime between 10:00 p.m. and the time of call that someone had stolen a truck from outside the residence. The truck is a 2002 GMC Sierra with Manitoba licence plate GPA 222. The truck is white in color with a Saskatchewan Roughriders decal on the rear window and gold colored trim on lower half of truck body. The truck has oversized tires and a toolbox in the truck box. Investigation continues.


Female Arrested for Theft of Motor Vehicle:

A 34-year-old female from Brandon was arrested for Theft of Motor Vehicle on Sunday afternoon because of an ongoing investigation from December 31st when a 2004 green Chevrolet Optra was stolen. The vehicle was stolen from the 600 Block of Douglas Street. The female has been released from custody and is scheduled to appear in Court in March. The undamaged vehicle has been recovered.


Vehicle Fire:

At approximately 4:40 p.m., Police assisted Brandon Fire and Emergency Services with a vehicle fire on Riverheights Drive. The engine area was engulfed in flames and extinguished by BFES. Foul play is not considered a factor in the cause of the fire.   



On Sunday evening, Police arrested a 12-year-old male youth for Assault X3 after receiving a report that the youth assaulted three employees of a youth group home. The suspect was lodged at the Brandon Correctional Center and is scheduled to appear in Court on Monday.


Man charged with Possession of Stolen Cheque & Cause Forged Document to be Uttered:

On November 24th 2017, Police began an investigation after receiving a report that a cheque was stolen and forged. Investigation identified that a male suspect was in Possession of the stolen cheque and had another person cash the cheque with suspect receiving the cash. The cashed cheque was valued at $200. The 21-year-old male suspect is in custody on an unrelated matter; he was arrested for Possession of Property Obtained by Crime and Cause Forged Document to be Uttered. He is scheduled to appear in Court on Monday.


Breach of Court Order:

 On Sunday night, Police received a call reporting that a male was breaching a no contact order by being in a residence in the 400 Block of 12th street. Officers attended and located the male hiding in a closet. The intoxicated male was found to be on a Probation Order with conditions to have no contact with a female who resides in the residence and not to attend the residence. The 39-year-old male from Brandon was arrested for Breach of Probation and lodged at the Correctional Center to be released when sober to attend Court in February.  


 Other Arrests:

One individual was detained under the Intoxicated Person Detention Act, to be released when sober.

One individual was arrested for Breach of Peace and detained at the Correctional Center, to be released when sober.





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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