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09 October 2020

For the last 24 hours:

 

Break and Enter

At approx. 2:00 AM today, police received a call of someone damaging several cars at a business in the 600 block of Rosser Ave.  Upon arrival officers observed a smashed out window to the business and a male inside.  The male hid within the business and refused to come out when officers gave him verbal commands to do so. The commands included a warning that I he did not come out to where officers could see him, a Police Service Dog would be deployed to search for him.  After failing to comply with the direction to make himself visible and exit the building, the dog was deployed to complete a search.  PSD Storm successfully the suspect hiding behind a counter inside.  Officers arrested the 32-year-old Brandon male for break and enter.  He was transported to the Brandon Regional Health Centre to be treated for a non-life threatening dog bite.  The suspect has been released from custody and will appear in court on December 31. 

 

Possession of a Firearm

Officers conducted a search warrant at an address in the200 block of 16th St yesterday.  Information had been obtained that indicated that a male was in unauthorized possession of a rifle and that it was being unsafely stored.  Members entered the residence and located the 303 British rifle, which was not properly secured.  Officers have charged a 21-year-old male of that address for unauthorized possession and careless storage of a firearm.   They have also charged his 18-year-old roommate for unauthorized possession of a firearm and trafficking a firearm, as the investigation has determined he sold it to the other suspect.    

 

Pedestrian injury

At approx. 3:05 PM Thursday police received several calls of a cow running loose in the area of Victoria Ave East.  The cow had reportedly been seen at Douglas St and Victoria Ave as well as near Dinsdale Personal Care Home.  Prior to police being called, a 72-year-old Brandon lady was charged at and struck by the animal near the Victoria and 1st St.  She was taken to hospital for treatment of undetermined injures.  The cow eventually made its way to the railyard and after consultation with staff from the stockyard the steer was put down by officers.   The animal is believed to have excaped from the stockyard, its unknown exactly at whattime it got loose.  The matter is still under investigation. 

 

RELEASE AUTHORIZED BY:

S/Sgt. Kevin Loewen #98

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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