Arrests made on weapons, impaired driving and theft charges
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On July 3, 2022, Brandon police stopped an intoxicated pedestrian in the 800 block of Pacific Avenue shortly before 2:00 pm. Police say a 37-year-old man was under the influence of meth and placed under arrest. Upon his arrest, police say they found he was in possession of a hammer and a pool ball in a sock, which were concealed in the waistband of his pants. He was lodged at Brandon Police Service until sober and will be released to appear in court on August 29, 2022 on charges of Possession of a Weapon, and Carry Concealed Weapon.
On July 3, 2022 at approximately 10:30 pm, police responded to a report of an intoxicated driver on a motorcycle who had just left a licensed business after having consumed alcohol. Officers located and arrested a 56-year-old man at his residence. They say he provided samples of his breath, which were over the legal limit. He was later released to appear in court on August 29, 2022 on charges of Driving While Ability Impaired, and Driving with more than 80 mgs of Alcohol in Blood.
On July 4, 2022 shortly after 5:00 am, Brandon police responded to a report of a man who was banging on a door in the 1200 block of 10th street. Police say they recognized the man as the suspect in a report of the theft of merchandise from a business in the 3400 block of Victoria Avenue on July 3 at 10:30 pm, as his image was captured on security footage. A 31-year-old man was arrested and lodged at Brandon Police Service to be released once sober. He will appear in court on a later date on a charge of Theft Under $5000.