Police make arrest on stolen portable debit machine from a taxi

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Source: BPS News Release

On April 13, 2022, police responded to a report of a theft of a portable debit machine from a taxi at approximately 7:30 pm.  Investigation revealed that the taxi was stopped in the 000 block of 10th street when one of the passengers took the machine, some money and fled.  Police located and arrested the 21-year-old male nearby.  The debit machine was recovered, but the stolen cash was not.  The suspect was later released and will appear in court on May 26, 2022 on a charge of Theft Under $5000.

A second individual who had gotten into a verbal altercation with the driver prior to the theft was also arrested due to her intoxication.  The 18-year-old female was lodged at Brandon Police Service until sober.