Driver fails to stop for police, faces numerous charges


Source: Brandon Police Service Media Release

At 3:15 PM on Tuesday afternoon police attempted to stop a vehicle at 18th Street and Louise Avenue. The driver of the vehicle failed to stop for police signal and proceeded East along Louise Avenue and shortly after the incident started, abandoned the vehicle in a back lane in the 400 blk of 5th Street. Police units were able to apprehend the driver, a 40 year old man from Dauphin as well as a 33 year old female who was also from Dauphin and who was an occupant in the vehicle. The vehicle turned out to be stolen from another community outside of Brandon. As a result of this incident the male driver was charged with Flight from Police, Fail to stop for police signal, Drive Suspended as well as Possess Property Obtained by Crime. The male was remanded into custody and was to appear in remand in Court. The female occupant of the vehicle was charged with Possess Property Obtained by Crime and was released on an Appearance Notice to appear in Court on a later date.