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May 10, 2019

For the last 24 hours:

 

Break & Enter

Thursday morning a homeowner in the south end of the city discovered that suspect(s) gained entry into their unlocked vehicle overnight.  The suspect(s) were then able to use the garage door opener left inside the vehicle to gain access to the garage.  Stolen were two bicycles, sunglasses, and some change.  Anyone with information regarding this B&E is encouraged to contact BPS.

 

RCMP Warrant

Thursday evening a 23 year old male was stopped by police.  It was discovered that he was the subject of a warrant for Mischief to Property issued by the RCMP.  He was arrested and lodged at Brandon Correctional Centre and will appear in court today.

 

Fail to Comply with Recognizance

Thursday evening a 36 year old female was observed in the company of a male with whom she was to have no contact.  She was arrested and lodged at Brandon Correctional Centre and will appear in court today.

 

Arson with Disregard for Human Life

Police and members of BFES responded to 4 fires overnight beginning at approximately 3:42 am.  The last fire was reported at 4:15 am.  The fires were started on residential properties within a 10 block radius and include sheds, trees, a dumpster and a porch.  Multiple households were evacuated as a precaution.  Individuals without a place to evacuate to where brought to Brandon Police Service.  All fires were successfully extinguished, and there were no reported injuries.  The extent of the monetary damage to property is not known at this time. 

A 17 year old male cyclist was arrested near one of the scenes.  He will appear in court on July 2, 2019 on charges of Arson with Disregard for Human Life, Arson Causing Damage to Property, and Possession of Incendiary Material. 

At this time police are not looking for any other suspects; however, the investigation is ongoing in cooperation with members of the Office of the Fire Commissioner. 

 

Break & Enter and Assault with a Weapon

On Friday May 10, 2019 at approximately 4:41 am police receive a report of a fight in an east end neighborhood.  Attending members soon learned that the 18 year old suspect was caught by a homeowner breaking into his garage.  The home owner was assaulted by the suspect.  He was able to restrain the suspect until police arrived to take custody.  The homeowner required medical attention for injuries he sustained from the assault.  He was treated at BRHC and released.  The 18 year old suspect was also treated medically for injuries he sustained during the confrontation before being released to appear in court on June 24, 2019.

 

RELEASE AUTHORIZED BY:

Sergeant Kirby Sararas #119

(204)729-2373

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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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