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Media Release 10 September 2018

FOR THE PAST 24 HOURS

Break and Enters:

On Sunday morning, a resident from the 800 block 14th Street, reported that sometime between 5:00 PM Thursday to 5:00 PM Friday, their garage had been broken into and a quantity of tools stolen. The matter remains under investigation.

On Sunday afternoon, it was reported that a garage in the 900 block 4th Street had also been broken into sometime over the preceding night and a quantity of tools stolen. The matter remains under investigation.

Early this morning, an alarm was activated from a business in the 900 block 24th Street. The owner attended and reported that it was a genuine activation with damage to the perimeter apparent. Members entered the premise and confirmed entry had been made; however, the suspects had fled prior. At this time, it is unknown if anything has been stolen. The matter remains under investigation.

 

Meat Theft:

On Sunday afternoon, staff from Super Store reported apprehending a 41 year old male who had stolen approximately $80.00 of meat. The suspect was highly intoxicated at the time so was lodged at Brandon Correctional Centre to sober up and was later released to appear in court on November 5th.

 

Stolen Vehicle Recovered:

RCMP from Portage la Prairie advised us on Sunday evening that they had recovered the Ford F150 truck that had been stolen on September 6th from the 400 block 4th Street. The recovery occurred during a traffic stop of the vehicle on Saturday afternoon in their jurisdiction.

 

Domestic Assault:

An 18 year old male was arrested on Sunday evening after it was reported that he and a female were fighting near the Dennis St and Louise Ave intersection. The female had injuries consistent with being hit but declined medical attention. The male was lodged overnight, to be released this morning on appropriate police imposed conditions, to appear in court on October 9th facing one count of assault.

 

Impaired Driver:

While at another call, Brandon Fire & Emergency Service staff advised a police member they had observed a possible impaired driver. The member located the described vehicle at the 7-11 store, at Willowdale Crescent . The male driver, a 22 year-old Brandon resident, displayed signs of impairment and was arrested. He subsequently provided breath samples that resulted in readings of over three times the legal limit. The accused was lodged at Brandon Correctional Centre to be released this morning, when he is more sober. He is scheduled to appear in court on September 13th.

 

Arrest Warrant Executed:

At about 11:45 PM Sunday night, a female was checked in the 900 block Pacific Avenue while members were in the area on an unrelated matter. It was determined that the 33 year-old suspect was the subject of warrants for arrest for forgery, uttering forged document, theft under $5000, and failing to attend court. She was lodged at Brandon Correctional Centre to appear in court today.

 

Theft Suspects Arrested:

A 39 year-old female was arrested as a result of an investigation into a reported theft that occurred from Super Store on August 31st, when she stole approximately $260 in clothing and groceries. Staff were able to recover the merchandise at the time, but suspect fled. It was also determined that the suspect was the subject of a recognizance order from a previous incident and that order included a curfew condition which she was failing to comply with. The accused was located last night and arrested for the offences. She was lodged at Brandon Correctional Centre to appear in court today.

A 25 year-old male, who is currently in custody at Brandon Correctional Centre, was arrested last night for theft under $5000.00 after he was identified from video surveillance stealing cash from a register in a restaurant in the Shopper’s Mall. The theft occurred on August 22nd. He will appear in court today.

 

Others:

Over the past 24 hours, three individuals from separate incidents were lodged at Brandon Correctional Centre to either prevent a breach of the peace or under the Intoxicated Persons Detention Act. All were to be released once sober.

 

Release Authorized By:

Sgt. Dallas Lockhart, #101

Acting Public Information Officer

204-729-2322 

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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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