21 October 2014
RELEASE AUTHORIZED BY:
Sergeant Dallas Lockhart, #101
Public Information Officer
For last 24 hours:
Break & Enters:
On Monday morning, it was reported that a fenced compound attached to a business in the 300 block Park Avenue East had been entered sometime over the weekend. The suspect(s) damaged a city owned truck that had been secured there for repairs by smashing the driver’s side window out of it. The matter remains under investigation.
On Monday afternoon, a resident from Lily Crescent reported that, sometime between October 16th & Monday, their garage had been entered apparently by way of the unlocked walk-through door. The suspect(s) then rummaged through the vehicle parked in the garage, stealing some change from within it. There are no witnesses or suspects in this incident.
At approximately 8:50 AM Monday morning, a 29 year old male attended to BPS to report that he had been the victim of a street robbery at about 4:00 AM. The robbery occurred in the 100 block 12th Street when he was assaulted by two individuals who then proceeded to steal a cell phone, clothing items, and jewelry. The victim did not seek medical attention though he suffered some injuries to his upper body. The investigation is ongoing and anyone with information is asked to call BPS or Crime Stoppers.
A 25 year old male, who is an inmate at Brandon Correctional Center, was arrested on Monday for assaulting a corrections officer. The assault occurred in the afternoon of October 19th, 2014 but was only reported to us yesterday morning. The officer was not injured. The accused is scheduled to appear in Court today to answer to the charge of assault peace officer.
Arrest Warrants Executed:
At about 11:00 AM Monday, our Court Services Unit was made aware that a 20 year old female, who was to attend Court as a subpoenaed witness, had failed to show up. As a result, a bench warrant for her arrest had been issued. Members attended to the female’s residence and took her into custody on the strength of the bench warrant. She was conveyed to the Brandon Courthouse where she was turned over to Sheriff’s Officers and held for her appearance in Court in the afternoon.
A 31 year old male was picked up at his residence in the 400 block 3rd Street Monday afternoon at the request of the Portage la Prairie Detachment RCMP, which held a warrant for his arrest for failing to complete his community service work. The male was lodged at Brandon Correctional Center and was scheduled to appear in Court this morning in Brandon.
A 22 year old male was arrested on the strength of a warrant for his arrest for assault after members became aware that he was at a premise located in the 800 block Rosser Avenue. He was taken into custody without incident and later released on appropriate police imposed conditions. He is scheduled to appear in Court on November 20th.
At around 9:25 PM Monday evening, a 26 year old male was arrested during a vehicle stop in the 600 block Pacific Avenue. The accused was a passenger in the vehicle and a records checks showed there were three outstanding warrants for his arrest for numerous offences including, three counts of failing to comply with conditions of a recognizance order, failing to comply with probation order, mischief to property, assault, uttering threats, theft of motor vehicle, and fail to attend court. The male was lodged at Brandon Correctional Center and was scheduled to appear in Court this morning.
At about 12:30 AM this morning, a 17 year old male was checked in the 400 block 12th Street and found to be the subject of an arrest warrant issued for him for failing to comply with conditions of an undertaking and failing to comply with a probation order. He too was lodged at Brandon Correctional Center and is scheduled to appear in Court this morning.
Disturbance Call Results in Two in Custody:
Just before 1:00 PM Monday, we received a 911 call of a disturbance in the 2300 block Brandon Avenue. Upon attending to the call, it was determined that two highly intoxicated females were responsible for the disturbance. A 34 year old woman from Sioux Valley Dakota Nation was arrested for failing to comply with conditions of a recognizance order as she is currently bound by an order that directs she abstain from the consumption of alcohol. She was lodged at Brandon Correctional Center and is to appear in Court this morning. A 21 year old female was lodged to prevent a continued breach of the peace. She was to be released from BCC once she was sober.
Non-suspicious Structure Fire:
Just after 2:00 AM this morning, we were called to assist BFES at a report of a house fire in the 100 block 10th Street East. The fire reportedly started in a couch in the basement of the residence and is it suspected that careless smoking may have been a factor. There was extensive smoke damage to the home. One of two dogs in the residence died during the fire, likely from smoke inhalation.
An intoxicated 15 year old female was lodged at BCC after she was discovered by an area resident to by checking car doors in the 400 block 12th Street at around 9:25 PM Monday. She was held until this morning to sober up at which time she was to be released to a responsible adult.
A 16 year old female was taken into custody after she expressed ideation of self-harm and her care providers called police for assistance. She was held in a secure facility until she could be assessed by this morning for further care.
Anyone with information on any unsolved crime is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 727-8477. Crime Stoppers does not subscribe to call display. Your call will not be recorded or traced. Crime Stoppers pays up to $2000.00 cash for information that leads to the solution of a crime.
CRIME STOPPERS 727-TIPS