February 12th 2016
RELEASE AUTHORIZED BY:
Sgt B. Brown #114
Last 24 Hours
Shortly after 9:00 am on Thursday, Feb 11th, a member of the BPS Traffic unit stopped a vehicle after observing the driver make an illegal u-turn at 19th St and Richmond Ave. While obtaining the driver’s identification, the officer observed a rifle on the passenger seat of the vehicle. The officer secured the driver and discovered the gun was a 30/30 caliber rifle that was loaded and did not have a trigger lock. The driver, a 31 year old Brandon man, was arrested and has been charged with Unsafe Storage of a Firearm as well as several Highway Traffic Offences. The accused voluntarily turned over a second gun to police that was located at his residence and he will appear in court in April.
At 3:30 am today, police observed a vehicle that appeared to be weaving as the officer followed it on Victoria Ave. The vehicle was stopped in the 1500 block of Victoria Ave and the female driver was arrested for impaired driving after she exhibited further signs of intoxication. She was transported to BPS where she provided breath samples double the legal limit. She was charged with Impaired Driving and Drive over 80 mg/% and released for a court date next week.
A female youth turned herself in to BPS after missing a court date. She was arrested on the strength of a warrant and was released for court in March.
A 36 year old man from Gilbert Plains, Mb was arrested for breaching conditions of several court orders after he was located very intoxicated at a downtown hotel. The man had broken up with his girlfriend and was drinking and sending her numerous text messages. He will appear in court today.
A 46 year old Brandon man was lodged at Brandon Correctional Center after he was located at noise complaint in the 600 block of 18th St. He was breaching conditions of a court order and will appear in court today.
A 32 year Brandon man was lodged overnight under the Intoxicated Persons Detention Act.
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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