Identity Fraud, Suspect Arrested following a traffic stop

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Source: BPS News Release

On March 22, 2022, police conducted a traffic stop in the 1200 block of 20th street shortly before 4:00 am.  Police observed open alcohol in the vehicle, and the lone occupant was arrested.

Investigation further revealed that the male had provided police with identification that was not his own, and he was in possession of several documents bearing the same name of another individual.  The male was also in possession of 3.5 grams Cocaine.

Police were able to identify the 32-year-old male, who was lodged at Brandon Police Service.  He will appear in court today on charges of Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking – Cocaine, Possession of Proceeds of Crime, Public Mischief, and Identity Fraud X3.