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Sunday, February 5, 2023

Crime Stoppers Wanted and Crime of the Week for Friday February 3, 2023

“CRIME STOPPERS WANTED” for: February 3rd, 2023 The Brandon Police Service is seeking the public’s assistance in locating this person who is: “WANTED BY POLICE”: Chance SCHMIDT (29 years old) FOR Break Enter to Commit Assault. On August 27th, 2022, Chance SCHMIDT broke into a Brandon residence where he assaulted a female and was subsequently…

Province announces increase in funding to all School Divisions

The Manitoba government is strengthening the province’s education system by increasing funding for kindergarten to Grade 12 schools by $100 million for the 2023-24 school year, representing an increase of 6.1 per cent in operating funding, Education and Early Childhood Learning Minister Wayne Ewasko announced today. “Our government believes that all students must succeed regardless…

Brandon Riverbank Inc. names Hammond Executive Director

Brandon Riverbank Inc. announces that Dean Hammond has been named Executive Director of the non-profit charitable organization committed to developing the Assiniboine River Corridor as a gathering place connecting people with nature. Born and raised in Brandon, Dean holds a business degree from Brandon University and is also a Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA). Dean has…

Brandon taxi reportedly stolen at knife-point

On January 31st, 2023 at 6:09 am, police received a report from a Taxi driver that his taxi was stolen by two males and one female while in the area of 1st St. and Brock Ave.  The suspects had threatened the driver with a knife, and stole his phone and money. At 6:27 am a…

Employee accused of theft, fraud

In July 2022, police received a report of an internal fraud and theft from a business in the 800 block of 18th Street North.  Between March and July 2022, an employee conducted numerous fraudulent returns and thefts totaling over $2,400.  On January 30, 2023, police arrested a 20-year-old male for Fraud under $5,000 and Theft under…
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