Brandon traffic stop nets weapon, drugs


Brandon Police Service Media Release

At approximately 5:00 a.m., Police stopped a vehicle in the 1100 Block of McTavish Avenue with a male driving and a female occupying the passenger seat. Officers detected a strong odour of Marihuana emanating from the vehicle and both individuals were taken into Police custody. The male was found to have a can of bear spray concealed on his person, a search of the vehicle recovered small amounts of Marihuana, Methamphetamine, and Cocaine all prepackaged for distribution. Officers also located $300 and an expandable baton in the vehicle. A 32-year-old man and 30-year-old female both from Brandon were arrested for Possession for the Purpose Trafficking Methamphetamine, Cocaine and Marihuana as well as Possession of Prohibited Weapons and Possession of Proceeds of Crime. Both subjects have been released from Police custody and are scheduled to appear in Court in July.