On May 3, 2023 shortly before 7:00 am, police responded to a report from a homeowner in the 500 block of 7th street that an individual had broken in and locked themselves into a utility/storage room. When police arrived, they discovered two individuals who had broken in.
The 40-year-old male resisted police efforts to arrest him. Once he was arrested, he was found to be in possession of a large knife, a steel pry bar and a number of other break in tools.
The 25-year-old female suspect was arrested without incident.
The investigation also revealed that the suspects caused damage to the doors and electrical wiring.
The suspects were lodged at Brandon Police Service. The female suspect was to abide by conditions not to communicate with the male suspect. She appeared in court on charges of Break and Enter Commit Mischief and Fail to Comply with Release Order.
The male suspect appeared on charges of Break and Enter Commit Mischief, Possess Break in Tools, Possess Weapon, and Resist Arrest.