27 August, 2015
RELEASE AUTHORIZED BY:
Sgt. K. N. McLean #83
Public Information Officer
For Last 24 Hours.
DAMAGE TO VEHICLES.
Overnight Tuesday several vehicles were damaged or entered in different areas of the city. Damage included smashed windows and scratches. Coins, and in one instance a television, were stolen. Police continue to investigate.
BREAK AND ENTER.
A resident of the 700 blk. 10th St. reported her residence entered sometime overnight Tuesday. Entry had been gained by kicking in the front door but nothing appeared stolen. Police continue to investigate.
Police arrested a 65 year old Brandon woman, after she drove her car through the front window of a business in the 700 blk 18th St. The female driver displayed signs of intoxication and provided samples of her breath resulting in readings twice the legal limit. She was released and will appear in court next week. There were no injuries reported as a result of the accident.
ASSAULT PEACE OFFICER WITH A WEAPON.
Police arrested a 25 year old male, currently an inmate at Brandon Correctional Center, after an ongoing investigation revealed he had stabbed a Correctional Officer in the thigh with a pen on August 21st. The Officer was treated for his injuries at BRHC and released that day. The accused will appear in court this morning.
BREACH OF UNDERTAKING.
Police arrested a 24 year old female from Brandon after she was found in the company of a male she was to have no contact with as per a condition of her Undertaking. She was lodged at Brandon Correctional center and will appear in court this morning.
TRESSPASS BY NIGHT/POSSESSION OF STOLEN PROPERTY.
At 12:15am Thursday morning Police received a call from a resident in the 600 blk. 23rd St reporting that a subject was entering cars in the area. Police attended and after chasing the subject around, located him hiding under a deck of a residence in the 400 blk. 23rd St. The 17 year old youth was found in possession of several stolen articles including cigarettes and a Bluetooth speaker. The accused was lodged at Brandon Correctional Center and will be released today with a September court date.
3 individuals were arrested on outstanding BPS Arrest Warrants.
2 individuals were arrested for Breach of the Peace and lodged at Brandon Correctional center overnight.
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