Police in Brandon arrest man said to be in possession of a machete

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Source: Brandon Police Servive Media Release

On May 10, 2021 shortly after 6:00 pm, police responded to a report of two individuals believed to be carrying knives in the 100 block of McTavish Ave.  The 52-year-old male was found in possession of a machete and a pocketknife.  He was also to abide by conditions not to be in the company of the second individual.  He was arrested and lodged at Brandon Police Service.  He will appear in court today on charges of Carry a Concealed Weapon and Fail to Comply with Undertaking.

The 29-year-old female, kept trying to step in front of the police cruiser as police were attempting to leave with the male.  She too was arrested due to her intoxication level and lodged for Breach of Peace at Brandon Police Service until sober.