Dumpster diving male found in possession of a hatchet


At approx. 6:20 PM police were called to the 200 block of 18th St N in Brandon for a male carrying a hatchet looking in dumpsters.  Officers attended and located the 36 year old male as described.  Further investigation revealed the male was currently the subject of a warrant of arrest for failing to comply with his probation order.  The male resisted the officer’s attempts to arrest him but was eventually taken into custody.  He will appear in court this morning charged with possession of a weapon, resist arrest as well as the warrant charge of failing to comply with probation.