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July 4, 2019

For the last 24 hours.

 

Assault/Choking to Overcome/Utter Threats

On June 25, 2019, police received a report an assaults and threats. The victim reports that the 27-year-old male used a phone charger cord to attempt to strangle her, and threatened to throw her into the river. He also punched her in the face and backhanded her in the mouth. The male was located on Wednesday at noon and arrested. He was lodged at Brandon Correctional Centre and will appear in court today.

 

Theft Under $5000

At approximately 1:30 pm, 38-year-old female attended to a downtown business where she was recognized from a theft she had committed in March 2019. She had an outstanding warrant for her arrest for the offence. Police attended and arrested the female. She was lodged at Brandon Correctional Centre and will appear in court today.

 

Impaired Driving

Shortly after 3:00 pm, police stopped a vehicle near Pacific Ave. and Westaway Bay as it was reported as stolen from Killarney, MB. The 34-year-old female driver was intoxicated and arrested. She provided samples of her breath more than three times the legal limit. A 57-year-old female passenger was also intoxicated and uncooperative with police. She was arrested for Breach of the Peace. A 40-year-old female passenger was found to be in possession of open liquor, and was also intoxicated. She too was arrested and charged for the open liquor. As the driver of the vehicle was a friend of the owner, the theft complaint was withdrawn. The three females were lodged at Brandon Correctional Centre. The driver will be released to appear in court on a later date.

 

Breach of OIC Undertaking

During a traffic stop in the 900 block of College Ave, shortly after 3:00 pm, police discovered that the passenger was on conditions not to communicate with the driver. Police learned that the two were also living together. In order to prevent the continuation of the breach, the 29-year-old male was arrested and lodged at Brandon Correctional Centre. He will appear in court today.

 

Break and Enter and Theft X 3/ Trespass by Night

Police received a report of a Break and Enter to a garage in the Green Acres area at approximately 4:00 am on Wednesday morning, as the homeowner discovered and individual there prior to calling police. Three individuals left the property, but were located by police a short distance away. All three were male youth, and intoxicated. They were arrested and lodged at Brandon Correctional Centre until they were sober enough to be interviewed. Two of the male youth were charged with consume under. The third youth was charged with the break and enter to the garage, as well as a break and enters to businesses on June 25 and June 29. He will appear in court on August 6, 2019.

 

Fraud Under $5000

An ongoing investigation into the theft of several cheques lead to the arrest of a 20-year-old female on Wednesday evening. The cheques were allegedly stolen from the complainants Saskatchewan residence in May 2019. On May 30, 2019 staff at a local financial institution discovered the cheques were deposited fraudulently and alerted police. The female will be appearing in court on August 29, 2019.

 

Possess Weapon Dangerous

At approximately 10:30 pm while conducting patrols in the area of the 1500 block of McTavish Ave., police came across a male youth who was in possession of an expandable baton. The baton was seized and the youth was arrested and later turned over to a parent. He will appear in court on July 16, 2019.

 

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Assault

Shortly before 6:00 am, police received a report of a disturbance at a residence. Through investigation, officers discovered that a 36-year-old female punched a family member 8 times in the head, and threw a beer can at them. The female was very intoxicated and arrested. The family member did not require any medical attention. The female was lodged at Brandon Correctional Centre and will appear in court on a later date.

 

Mischief to Property – Suspect Unknown

Shortly after 3:00 am, police received a report of a male who had slashed tires at a south end residence. The homeowner confronted the suspect who was wearing a black ski mask. The suspect indicated his reasoning for slashing the tires was due to his dislike of one of the home’s residents. He had also scratched obscenities into the paint of the vehicle, including the name of one of the residents of the home. The suspect left, but was not located by police. He is described as being approximately 5’8”-5’9”, wearing a black ski mask and light coloured camouflage pants.

 

Pursuit

At approximately 7:30 pm, police attempted to initiate a vehicle stop in the 4000 block of Van Horne Ave as it had been observed driving erratically. The driver did not stop, and continued to drive west, eventually heading out of Brandon on Hwy 1A. The driver’s speeds reached as high as 80 km/h within the residential areas, and 150 km/h on the Hwy. In an attempt to avoid recognition, the driver had tilted the seat back, and was hiding behind the window frame. The pursuit was terminated just beyond the city limits and the RCMP were notified. This matter is still under investigation.

 

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Sergeant Kirby Sararas #119

Public Information Officer

Community Support

(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.

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