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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WINNIPEG MAN BUSTED IN BRANDON FOR ARSON AND THEFT

WINNIPEG MAN BUSTED IN BRANDON FOR ARSON AND THEFT

    K-9 Unit used to catch suspect           Brandon Police have arrested a 20 year old Winnipeg man after he allegedly set several fires early Saturday morning. Just before 8:00 am May 27, 2017 911 operators in Brandon received a report of a vehicle fire in the 300 block of Fredrick Street. A few minutes later emergency services got a call of a second vehicle on fire in the 300 block of Park Street. As Police and fire units were responding a call came in…

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BRANDON MAN BUSTED FOR TRAFFICKING DRUGS

BRANDON MAN BUSTED FOR TRAFFICKING DRUGS

Brandon Police have arrested a 25 year old man for trafficking drugs after they had pulled him over on a traffic stop. It happened Friday May 26, 2017 in the 700 block of 17th Street just before 5:30 pm. Police located 46 grams of Cocaine, 1.5 pounds of Marijuana, 95 grams of cannabis resin and a large sum of cash. Police arrested the man and charged him with Possession for the purpose of trafficking Marihuana, Cocaine, and Cannabis Resin, as well as Possession of Property Obtained by Crime.  He was released…

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BRANDON POLICE ARREST AMERICAN WHO ILLEGALLY CROSSED INTO CANADA

BRANDON POLICE ARREST AMERICAN WHO ILLEGALLY CROSSED INTO CANADA

A man who identified himself as an American citizen is sitting behind bars after it is alleged he crossed into Canada illegally. On Monday Brandon police were conducting  a check on a pedestrian in the 100 block of 10th Street when they learned that the male may have entered Canada not through a port of entry.  Canada Border Service Agency was contacted and they requested the man be detained under the Immigration Refugee Protection Act. The 34 year old man from Bismarck, North Dakota was arrested and taken to Brandon…

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