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June 12, 2019

For the last 24 hours.

 

Shooting Suspect Arrested for June 5th, 2019 incident

An ongoing investigation into the shooting, which occurred on June 5, 2019, identified a 26-year-old male suspect. He was located during a traffic stop shortly after 2:00 am and arrested. Police lodged him at Brandon Correctional Centre. He will be appearing in court on charges stemming from the incident on June 5, 2019 of Armed Robbery, Reckless Discharge of a Firearm, Possession of Firearm Contrary to Weapon Prohibition Order, Breach of Recognizance and Aggravated Assault.  The victim is still receiving treatment at Winnipeg Health Sciences Centre, but is in stable condition.

 

Four Arrest Warrants

At approximately 10:40 am, police received a report of a male with a gun in a downtown residence. When police arrived there was no gun located, and all the occupants present denied calling police. One of the individuals present, a 30-year-old male was the subject of an arrest warrant. He will appear in court on August 8, 2019 for Breach of Probation. A second individual at the residence lied to police about his identity, claiming to be someone else. Once police learned his identity, he too was the subject of an arrest warrant. Police arrested and lodged the 28-year-old male at Brandon Correctional Centre. He will appear in court today on charges of Breach of Recognizance, and a new charge of Public Mischief.

 

Police conducted a traffic stop at approximately 4:00 pm and discovered the driver was the subject of an arrest warrant issued by Minnedosa RCMP. The 53-year-old male will appear in court on July 8, 2019 for breach of probation.

 

An off duty police officer, who was on their way to work, noticed a male known to them to be the subject of an outstanding warrant. The male was walking past Brandon Police Service at approximately 5:50 pm. On-duty members arrested the 21-year-old male, who and lodged him at Brandon Correctional Centre. He will be appearing in court today on charges of Theft Under $5000, and Proceeds of Crime.

 

Mischief Under $5000

On Monday afternoon, Police arrested a female youth who, on June 3, 2019, ‘keyed’ obscenities into the hood of a car belonging to a youth care worker assigned to her. The youth admitted to the damage and apologized directly to the owner of the car. She was given a court date of July 9, 2019.

 

Three Individuals Lodged IPDA

At approximately 3:30 pm, police received a report of a female who was actively trying to conceal items in her purse at a retail business, in the south end. When Police arrived, they discovered the female youth to be extremely high on meth. The items she was attempting to steal were returned to the business. As there were no family members available to care for the youth, she was lodged at Brandon Correctional Centre.

 

At approximately 8:40 pm police received an anonymous call that about a possible disturbance about to occur at a downtown apartment. When police arrived the two female occupants had no issues, but they reported an intoxicated male had just left there and he was not welcome back. Police located the 31-year-old male, who was indeed intoxicated with nowhere else to go, and unable to care for himself. He was lodged at Brandon Correctional Centre.

 

Shortly after 11:00 pm, police received a request from a caller to attend to the residence of their family member. The caller claimed they arrived at the home and found the family member, a 25-year-old female acting erratically in the yard. Police believed the female to be under the influence of illicit drugs. As a precaution, they took her to BRHC. Once medically cleared, police lodged her at Brandon Correctional Centre, as nobody was capable of caring for her in her condition.

 

Two arrested Breach of the Peace

Shortly after 7:00 pm, police were called to a downtown residence where 911 operators could hear a disturbance in the background of a call. Several individuals fled prior to police arriving at the scene. During a scuffle between the individuals involved in the disturbance, one male received injuries, which required medical attention. Once treated at BRHC he was released. One male believed to be responsible for starting the fight was extremely intoxicated. The other people at the residence were unable to care for him or prevent further incidents from occurring. Police arrested the 37-year-old and lodged him at Brandon Correctional Centre.

 

At approximately 1:50 am, police were called to a residence where a male associated to the residence was trying to gain entry. The resident reportedly did not want the male there, as he was highly intoxicated. The male refused to leave. Police subsequently arrested the 38-year-old male and lodged him at Brandon Correctional Centre to prevent further issues at the residence.

 

Break and Enter Suspects Caught

Police received a report of a Break and Enter in progress to a west end apartment at approximately 3:00 am. When police arrived at the apartment, the two suspects were still inside. Police confirmed that the apartment was vacant, and nobody should be inside. Police arrested a 45-year-old male for Break and Enter, as well as Breach OIC Undertaking for communicating with the other male, while on orders not to communicate. Police lodged him at Brandon Correctional Centre. He will appear in court today. Police also arrested a 21-year-old male for Break and Enter who was lodged at Brandon Correctional Centre due to his intoxication level. He will appear on court on August 8, 2019.

 

Assault

An ongoing investigation into an assault that occurred at the fair on June 8, 2019 led to the arrest of a female youth who allegedly punched and pushed another female youth. The youth was located on Monday evening. She will be appearing in court on July 16, 2019.

 

Tipi fire at Brandon University

Shortly after 5:00 am, Brandon University Security contacted Brandon Police Service to report that between 1:30 am and 2:00 am, a tipi located in the center court had burned. The tipi was last seen by security standing at approximately 1:30 am, but by 2:00 am, it was gone. Only the poles of the tipi are left standing, slightly charred. The cause that lead the Tipi to burn is unknown at this time. No witnesses have come forward. BFES was not contacted, as the fire was out by the time it was discovered.  Anyone with information regarding this fire is encouraged to contact Brandon Police Service.

 

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Public Information Officer

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