Brandon driver slams into four parked vehicles needs to be extricated from van

Brandon driver slams into four parked vehicles needs to be extricated from van

    Police say alcohol and speed appear to be a factor in crash           Brandon Police are reporting that a 27-year-old female had to be extricated from a 2014 Dodge Caravan after she slammed into four parked vehicles on E. Fotheringham Drive.         When officers arrived just after 9:45 pm they found the driver trapped inside her seriously damaged vehicle. Brandon Fire and emergency services were able to cut her out of the vehicle and transported her to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.    …

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Brandon male arrested after threatening man with a firearm

Brandon male arrested after threatening man with a firearm

Brandon Police Service responded to a weapons call just after 9:30 pm Monday night, July 24, 2017, to a home in the 400 block of Louise Avenue.  The caller told police that the suspect had pointed a firearm at him and made threats. The BPS Tactical Response Unit, Criminal Investigations Unit and Crisis Negotiators Team responded to the scene. A 40-year-old man was found in the home just after 4:00 am Tuesday morning as the Tactical Response Unit cleared the residence. Police located a firearm inside the home. The male…

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HIGH-SPEED PURSUIT AFTER SUV STOLEN IN BRANDON

HIGH-SPEED PURSUIT AFTER SUV STOLEN IN BRANDON

Early Wednesday July 5, 2017 Brandon Police were involved in a high-speed pursuit of a stolen 2007 Nissan Pathfinder. The driver of the vehicle had left the vehicle unlocked with the keys in the ignition as they went into a nearby store on Willowdale Crescent just after 2:30 am. Police found the SUV on 1st Street North and tried to get it to stop. The stolen Nissan took off with officers in pursuit. The SUV travelled southbound on 1st Street then west onto Richmond Avenue in the eastbound lanes.  Officers…

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MONEY STOLEN FROM BRANDON BANK ACCOUNTS ONLINE LINKED TO FLORIDA

MONEY STOLEN FROM BRANDON BANK ACCOUNTS ONLINE LINKED TO FLORIDA

Brandon Police are reporting that on Monday June 26, 2017 they were contacted from several financial institutions in the city telling them that a number of accounts had been accessed online and money taken out. The amounts of the thefts ranged from $200 to $2000 per transaction.  Police say that investigators believe the accounts were accessed from an unknown source in Florida. Individuals who had money taken from their accounts will have their losses covered by the financial institutions. The investigation continues.   -News4-     © 2107 News4, a…

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BRANDON RESIDENT FOLLOWS CAR, CALLS COPS AFTER SEEING A LARGE BAG OF WEED

BRANDON RESIDENT FOLLOWS CAR, CALLS COPS AFTER SEEING A LARGE BAG OF WEED

Shortly after 10:00 am on Saturday June 17, 2017 police in Brandon received a call from a resident who was following a vehicle on the North Hill after he saw the passenger with a large bag of marihuana. Police patrolled the area stopped the suspect vehicle.  A 20 year old man is facing possession and trafficking charges after police seized a small amount of marihuana and a quantity of cash. The suspect was released on a promise to appear and will appear in court in August of this year.  …

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20 YEAR OLD DRUNK BRANDON MAN HITS TWO TREES AND LIGHT STANDARD

20 YEAR OLD DRUNK BRANDON MAN HITS TWO TREES AND LIGHT STANDARD

Just after midnight Sunday June 18, 2017 Brandon Police got a about a vehicle hitting a “fixed object” in the 3300 block of Victoria Avenue. Police learned that the vehicle in question had been in a parking lot in the area, turned onto Victoria Avenue then made a U-turn at Victoria and Clark Drive travelling west. The vehicle jumped the curb at at this point and struck a tree. Continuing westbound the vehicle went over the median smashing into a second tree then coming to rest after hitting a light…

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MEN ARMED WITH GUNS BREAK INTO BRANDON APARTMENT

MEN ARMED WITH GUNS BREAK INTO BRANDON APARTMENT

    Police use video surveillance to identify suspects         Brandon Police have two suspects in custody after the pair broke into a Douglas Street apartment. It happened on Tuesday June 13, 2017.  When security from the building was reviewing surveillance footage they noticed the two men entering an apartment with firearms. The pair of thieves entered the apartment complex an approached the apartment carrying what appeared to be a bolt-action rifle and a handgun. The suspects tried to enter the apartment but were unable to. One…

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RECKLESS SPEEDER BUSTED IN BRANDON AFTER POLICE CHASE

RECKLESS SPEEDER BUSTED IN BRANDON AFTER POLICE CHASE

As a Brandon Police officer sat in traffic at 8th and Victoria he noticed a vehicle travelling  west on Victoria at  excessive speeds. As the vehicle approached the red light at 8th Street the driver drove between two stopped cars, sideswiping one of them and continuing through the light then turning north onto 10th Street then east onto Lorne Avenue.  The officer activated his emergency lights and siren and gave chase attempting to pull the driver over. During the pursuit the suspect vehicle ran stop signs at 9th, 8th, and…

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BRANDON MAN FACING DRUG CHARGES AFTER TRAFFIC STOP

BRANDON MAN FACING DRUG CHARGES AFTER TRAFFIC STOP

    Police knew man was illegally driving           Early Monday afternoon Brandon police pulled over a driver that they knew did not hold a valid drivers licence. The vehicle was stopped in the 500 block of 6th Street. The driver of the vehicle was under a recognizance and as part of that a condition that police could search his vehicle. As police searched through the vehicle they found 7 cell phones, 61 grams of Marihuana, 7.7 grams of Methamphetamine, $620 in cash, assorted pills and…

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BRANDON WOMAN ARRESTED FOR STABBING MAN MULTIPLE TIMES

BRANDON WOMAN ARRESTED FOR STABBING MAN MULTIPLE TIMES

Brandon Police have arrested a 24 year old woman after she allegedly assaulted a 24 year old man around 9:30 pm Saturday May 27, 2017. It happened in the 2300 block of Brandon Avenue. A male was seen running from the residence covered in blood.  When police arrived at the scene they found a young child and an intoxicated female in the home. There were also signs that indicated a violent encounter had taken place. The K-9 unit was called in and after searching the area they were able to…

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