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BPS arrested a 49-year-old man in connection with a couple of violent incidents on Tuesday

By: Q Country/Star FM News
Posted: January 25, 2023 10:13

Police also arrested a 37-year-old man for several alleged thefts earlier this month

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On January 24, 2023, at approximately 6:30 am, Brandon police received a report of a male causing a disturbance and damaging property at a business in the 2800 block of Victoria Avenue. Police say he was throwing chairs in the business and had struck a windshield on a vehicle in the parking lot. A 49-year-old man was located in the area and arrested for Mischief to Property under $5,000. He was later released and was scheduled to appear in court in March.

Then at about 8:00 pm, police received a report of a disturbance at a business in the 1500 block of Highland Avenue. They say a man had entered the business and demanded free coffee. When staff asked him to leave the premises, he allegedly punched an employee in the face multiple times and then fled the scene. A 49-year-old man was later located in the area and arrested for assault. Police say he's the same man from the incident earlier in the day on Victoria Avenue. This time he was lodged at the Brandon Police Service, and is scheduled to appear in court today.      

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On January 24, 2023, police received a report of an abandoned vehicle in the Sportsplex parking lot. Upon arrival, police found a 2017 GMC Sierra that had been reported stolen from Winnipeg. The vehicle was towed to Brandon Police Service for further investigation. Anyone with information regarding this stolen vehicle or any other crime is encouraged to contact Brandon Police Service at 204-729-2345 or https://www.brandon.ca/police-contact/police-contact 

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On January 17, 2023, Brandon police received a report of an assault at an apartment complex in the 200 block of 9th Street. Police say a 20-year-old woman had reportedly struck a male in the head numerous times and caused damage to his cellular phone. Police say the suspect left the area prior to police arrival. On January 24, 2023, police were able to contact the suspect and she attended the Brandon Police Service to turn herself in. She was arrested for Assault and Mischief to Property under $5,000. She was later released and is scheduled to appear in court in March.

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Between January 13 and 15, 2023, police received multiple reports of thefts from businesses in the 900 block of 18th Street North. Police say on all three occasions, a 37-year-old male suspect placed several items in a shopping cart and left the stores without paying for the merchandise. Police were able to identify the suspect through video surveillance. On January 24, 2023, police attended the Brandon Correctional Center (BCC) and arrested a 37-year-old man for Theft under $5,000 x3.  He was held in custody at BCC and is scheduled to appear in court today. 

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On January 25, 2023, at approximately 2:00 am, Brandon police conducted a person check on a 25-year-old man in the 500 block back lane between 12th and 13th Street. He was found to be on an Undertaking with a 9:00 pm curfew. He was arrested for Failing to Comply with an Undertaking. He was later released and is scheduled to appear in court in March.

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On January 24, 2023, police received a report of a disturbance at a residence in the 200 block of 8th Street. Police allege a 39-year-old man was causing the problems. As a result, he was arrested and lodged at Brandon Police Service to prevent any further issues. 

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Arrest Warrants:

On January 24, 2023, police located and arrested a 17-year-old female who was wanted on an outstanding charge of Fail to Appear for Fingerprints.  She was later released and is scheduled to appear in court in March.

On January 24, 2023, police located and arrested a 25-year-old male who was wanted on outstanding charges of Fail to Appear in Court, Fail to Appear for Fingerprints, and Breach of a Release Order.  He was lodged at Brandon Police Service and is scheduled to appear in court today.  

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