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October 17, 2019

For the last 24 hours.

Break and Enter to Residence

On October 16, 2019, police responded to a report of a Break and Enter to a residence through an attached garage in the 100 block of Waverley Drive. The female suspect is believed to have forced the garage door at approximately 6:00 am. Once inside the residence, she stole a variety of personal items, including an iPad, over the counter and prescription medication, alcohol and a duffle bag. The suspect also attempted to take a TV. The family was home during this break and enter, but did not discover it had occurred until they woke.

Prior to receiving the report, police had checked a female pedestrian in the area. She provided a different name than her own during her stop, but officers were not able to confirm this at the time of her stop. As officers were not aware of the Break and Enter at that time, the female was able to continue on her way.

Video surveillance from the neighbourhood captured images of the female suspect in the area, and led police to believe she was stashing items in the neighbourhood. Most of the stolen items were recovered once police conducted a search.

Investigation led police to the arrest of a 33-year-old female, at approximately 4:30 pm, when she returned to the neighborhood.

She was lodged at Brandon Correctional Centre and will appear in court today on charges of Break and Enter, Public Mischief, and she was also found to be wanted on charges of Utter Threats, Assault, and Fail to Comply with Probation X 4.


Thefts/Break and Enter to Business

Police have been investigating a theft, which occurred on August 3, 2019, from a business in the 100 block of McTavish Ave E. The male suspect obtained an employee maintenance uniform from the business to navigate his way through the building without suspicion. He was able to enter the staff area of a cafeteria, while wearing the uniform, then take food out of the building on a cart without being noticed. The exact value of the stolen food is unknown, but it is believed to have consisted of sandwiches, ice cream, and beverages.

A second similar report was made to police on Wednesday October 16, 2019. In this incident, the same suspect entered a business in the 900 block of Victoria Ave. on Tuesday October 15, 2019 at approximately 8:40 pm. He was wearing an employee jacket, possibly stolen from business the day before. The suspect then entered a storage area while carrying a suitcase. While in the storage area, he is believed to have stolen 57 cartons of cigarettes, valued at approximately $11,000. He exited the business with the suitcase and left in a taxi. Employees became aware of the theft when they discovered the storage area that housed the cigarettes has been damaged and forced open.

Police obtained a search warrant for the suspect’s residence. At 11:30 pm on October 16, 2019, the 47-year-old male suspect was located there and arrested for both incidents. He was lodged at Brandon Correctional Centre and will be appearing in court today on charges of Break and Enter and Theft over $5000, Theft Under $5000, and Breach OIC Undertaking. Only four cartons of cigarettes were recovered, as well as the employee jacket from the second incident.


Break and Enter

On October 16, 2019, police responded to a report of a disturbance at a residence in the 500 block of Rosser Ave E. at approximately 12:30 pm. Once on scene, further investigation revealed that the 25-year-old male who was at the residence was to abide by a no contact order with the homeowner. The male suspect forced his way into the residence and threatened the homeowner’s personal safety, and he threatened to slash the tires on a vehicle. He was arrested and lodged at Brandon Correctional Centre and will appear in court today on charges of Break and Enter, Utter Threats x 2, Breach of Probation, and Assault.


Theft of Vehicle

On October 16, 2019, police responded to a report of the theft of a white, 4 door, 2003 Chevrolet Cavalier from the 1500 block of Richmond Ave. E. The license plate on the vehicle is Manitoba-HFP 962. The vehicle is believed to have been stolen sometime overnight, while the keys were left inside. Anyone with information regarding the theft of this vehicle is encouraged to contact Brandon Police Service.


Theft Under $5000

On October 16, 2019, shortly after 3:00 pm, police received a report of the theft of merchandise from a business in the 900 block 18 street N. Employees from the business observed the 40-year-old male suspect purchase a few items at the checkout, while he had another $300 worth of merchandise concealed. The male then attempted to leave with the unpaid merchandise, but was stopped by employees. He was arrested and will appear in court on December 16, 2019.


Breach of Recognizance

On October 16, 2019, shortly before 6:00 pm, police responded to a disturbance involving an unwanted individual at a residence in the 400 block of 17th street. The male was pounding on the door demanding the residents let him inside, but the occupants claimed not to know him. The 42-year-old male suspect was found to be the subject of two court orders, and to abide by conditions to abstain from the consumption of alcohol. As he was intoxicated, he was in breach of these conditions and arrested. He was lodged at Brandon Correctional Centre and will appear in court today on charges of Breach of Recognizance.



On October 16, 2019 at approximately 9:00 pm, police responded to a compliant of two intoxicated individuals in the 100 block of McTavish Ave. E. A 56-year-old male and a 36-year-old male were arrested and lodged at Brandon Correctional Centre, as there was nobody to care for them.


Arrest Warrant

On October 17, 2019, shortly after 3:00 am, police responded to a report of unauthorized individuals in the common area of an apartment building in the 1200 block of Rosser Ave. Three individuals left the building with no further issues; however, one individual was the subject of an outstanding arrest warrant. The 24-year-old male was arrested and lodged at Brandon Correctional Centre. He will appear today in court on charges of Assault, Break and Enter, Breach of OIC Undertaking, and Breach of Recognizance.



Sergeant Kirby Sararas #119

Public Information Officer

Community Support

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Anyone with information on any unsolved crime is asked to call Brandon Crime Stoppers at 204-727-(TIPS) 8477, 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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