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01 June 2019

 

Media Release for the last 24 hours

 

Impaired Driving / Drive while Prohibited

At approx. 5:00 on Friday evening officers conducted a vehicle stop in the area of 18th St near the Corral Centre.  The driver, a 44-year-old male from Sioux Valley, displayed obvious signs of impairment and was arrested for Impaired driving.  The driver who is already prohibited from driving Canada wide, provided two samples of his breath with readings in excess of 3 times the legal limit.  He was lodged at the Brandon Correctional Centre until sober and will be released on a Promise to Appear in Court on June 6th.

   

Impaired Driving

At approx. 5:20 Friday evening Police received a call of an impaired driver leaving the Liquor Mart at 10th and Victoria.  The vehicle had left at the time of the call and prior to Police arrival on scene.  Shortly after a second call was received of what sounded like the same suspect leaving the Liquor Mart in the Corral Centre.  The vehicle was located by officers in the Corral Centre parking lot and the driver was arrested for impaired driving.  The 44-year-old Brandon male, provided two samples of his breath resulting in readings just slightly less than 3 times the legal limit.  He was lodged at the Brandon Correctional Centre and will be released to appear in Court on June 6th.

 

Break and Enter / Theft Under $5000

At approx. 1100 AM on Friday Police were called to an apartment in the 1200 block of Lorne Ave East for a Break and Enter.  Upon arrival it was learned that a former tenant of the apartment had smashed a window to gain entry.  The 31 year old male currently of Erickson was located by officers inside the apartment.  He was arrested and later released on a Promise to Appear on July 29th

Shortly after his release Police received reports that the same male was shoplifting from a store in the 900 block of Victoria Ave.  Officers responded and found the male who was now clearly under the influence of a drug, exiting the store.  He had been observed by Security staff concealing merchandise in his pockets and backpack.  He was arrested outside the store and lodged at the Brandon Correctional Centre.  He will be released from custody with the original court date of July 29th with the additional charge of Theft Under $5000.

 

Other Arrests

  • Two females and two males were lodged at the Brandon Correctional Centre under the Intoxicated Persons Detention Act.
  • Two males and two females were lodged at the Brandon Correctional Centre for Breach of the Peace

 

RELEASE AUTHORIZED BY:  Staff Sergeant Kevin Loewen

 

 

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CRIME STOPPERS 204-727-TIPS

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