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January 24, 2021

January 24, 2021 - Last 24 Hours

Break & Enter to Shed

On January 23, 2021 a shed was broken into in the 800 blk 24th St. Suspects broke the padlock off of the door. A black toolbox and tools were stolen.

Break & Enter to Apartment

On January 23, 2021 at approx. 3:38 pm police received a report that an apartment in the 1500 blk Lorne Ave had been broken into. Police attended and learned from the landlord, that another tenant reported people were in the apartment. The landlord was aware the actual tenant is currently gone to Winnipeg for work. The front door was insecure, it appeared the hasp was pried open. No suspects inside when police arrived. Unknown if anything was stolen. No suspects at this time.

Possess of a Firearm & Explosive

On January 23, 2021 at approx. 6:32 pm police received a report that a man was throwing things in a house in the 800 blk 1st St. Police attended and determined there was a verbal argument, however during the course of the investigation it was learned that he had a firearm under his bed. Members also located two containers of target explosives. His firearms possession licence was revoked and he was in possession of these items without authorization. He was arrested and later released to appear in court on March 29, 2021 on charges of Unauthorized Possess of a Firearm and Possession of Explosives.

Arson & Assault - Police Officer

On January 23, 2021 at approx. 11:06 pm police and fire were called to the 600 blk 18th St. for a structure fire. Upon arrival there was noticeable smoke coming from the vacant building. BFES determined that a mattress had been set on fire by unknown suspect(s). The fire was put out with only minor structural damage. The owner was advised, he secured the building. There are no suspects at this time.

While officers were controlling traffic at the fire scene, two subjects were observed in the back lane near the structure. Police attempted to identify the male and he became belligerent and uncooperative. A second officer went over to assist and the female punched that officer. Both suspects were arrested. The male, a 42 year old from Brandon was release after several hours. The female, a 27 year old from Brandon, was charged with assaulting a Police Officer and released to appear in court on March 29, 2021.

Public Mischief

On January 24, 2021 at approx. 2:55 am a traffic stop was conducted on Hwy 1 with an Ontario vehicle. There were two subjects in the vehicle. One suspect provided a false name, which came back to an incarcerated male in Ontario. Eventually his identity was confirmed. He is a 32 year old male from Trenton. He was found to be the subject of a court order with a condition that he reside at an address in Trenton, Ont. He was placed under arrest for Breach of Release Order. He will appear in court this morning.

The driver, a 41 year old male from Ontario, had open liquor in the vehicle and a small quantity of illegal tobacco. He was issued a couple of tickets and released.

Other Arrests

On January 23, 2021 at approx. 5:10 pm police spotted a 22 year old male from Brandon going into an apartment in the 300 blk 7th St. The suspect was known to have an outstanding warrant for Breach of Release Order. Police attended the apartment and arrested the suspect. He was lodged and later released to appear in court on February 25, 2021.

On January 23, 2021 at approx. 9:30 pm a traffic stop was conducted in the 500 block of 1st St. A 18 year old male was a passenger in the vehicle. Record checks revealed he had a warrant for his arrest for Breach of Probation. He was arrested and then released to appear in court on March 22, 2021.

On January 24, 2021 at approx. 4:45 am police were called to 00 blk 15th St for a disturbance in an apt. The suspect had returned home from work and got into an argument with his wife.  He refused to calm down for the officers so he was lodged to prevent further problems. He was released several hours later. 

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