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Media Release for the last 24 hrs.

April 3, 2018

Brandon Police Service Media Release for the Past 24 Hours.

Robbery:

On Monday morning, a male victim contacted Police and reported being robbed by a female whom he recently met on an Internet dating site. The female suspect and another female attended to the victim’s residence and stole a computer. The suspect later returned with three other people, one was a male wearing a mask. The masked man punched the victim in the face and threatened to stab the victim. The suspects then stole a television, jackets, cell phone and some jewelry. The victim did not require medical attention because of the assault. Police investigation continues.

Stolen Vehicle:

At approximately 10:00 a.m., Police received a report of a stolen vehicle that occurred sometime overnight from the 100 Block of 13th Street. The vehicle, a blue Chevrolet Tahoe was located parked at the rear of a residence in the 400 Block of 17th Street approximately 1 hour after reported stolen. Police investigation continues.

Arrest Warrants Executed:

An 18-year-old man was arrested on Monday morning during a traffic stop for having an outstanding Warrant of Arrest for Possession of a Weapon for a Dangerous Purpose, Breach of Probation and Fail to Attend Court. The man initially provided a false identity and was also arrested for Public Mischief. He was lodged at the Brandon Correctional Center and is scheduled to appear in Court on Tuesday.

Domestic Assault:

On Monday evening, Police responded to a disturbance outside an apartment in the 600 Block of Douglas Street. Police located a female who had bruising on her arms and investigation revealed that her boyfriend assaulted her by punching her and holding her down. The victim further disclosed being assaulted by her boyfriend on March 25th when she was pushed and punched by the suspect. The victim did not require medical attention for the injuries sustained. The 23-year-old male suspect was located inside the apartment and arrested for Domestic Assault. He was lodged at the Brandon Correctional Center and is scheduled to appear in Court on Tuesday.

Assault:

A 16-year-old male youth was arrested for assault on Monday morning after Police received a report that the male punched another male youth in the face. The victim did not require medical attention and the suspect was released to attend Court in May.

Assault with a Weapon:

At approximately 5:30 p.m., Police responded to the 700 Block of Rosser Avenue after receiving a report that a taxi driver was having problems with a fare. Investigation revealed that a man threw a beer can at the driver hitting him in the head after the driver refused to take the man and his dog in the cab. The 33-year-old male suspect was uncooperative with officers and was arrested for Assault with a Weapon. He was lodged at the Correctional Center to be released on Tuesday morning with a Court date in May.

Theft Under $5000:

At approximately 10:10 a.m., Police checked a male youth in the 1500 Block of 18th Street North. The youth identified himself as another person but was recognized as the suspect responsible for a shoplifting incident that occurred on March 22nd from a business in the 2600 Block of Victoria Avenue. The youth was taken into Police custody and found to be in possession of two knives. The 17-year-old male was arrested for Theft Under $5000, Public Mischief and Possession of a Weapon for a Dangerous Purpose. He was released to attend Court in May.

At approximately 4:30 p.m., an employee from a business in the 900 Block of Victoria Avenue reported a female suspect ran out of the store with $300 worth of merchandise. An Officer in the area located the suspect at 10th Street and Victoria Avenue. The 16-year-old female suspect was arrested for Theft Under $5000 and the merchandise was recovered. The female youth was released to attend Court in May.

 

 

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, 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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