83-year-old Brandon man allegedly assaults police officer following traffic stop


Brandon Police Service Media Release

At approximately 3:35 p.m., Police stopped a vehicle on 2nd Street and the male driver of the vehicle was found to be suspended from driving. The man exited his vehicle and became aggressive towards the Officer but eventually returned to his car. When the Officer approached the vehicle to retrieve more information, the man reached through the open window, grabbed the Officer by the arm and tried to pull the Officer into the vehicle. Other Police members attended and were able to subdue the suspect. The 83-year-old man from Brandon was arrested for Assault Police Officer and issued a ticket for Driving While Disqualified. He was released and scheduled to appear in Court in May.