Stolen Firearm Recovered

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On January 12, 2023, police received a report of a break and enter to a garage in the area of Valcourt Way. The suspect(s) gained entry and stole two firearms from a storage room in the garage.

On January 18, 2023, members of the Brandon Police Service Major Crime Section executed a search warrant at a residence in the 1600 block of Sycamore Drive. During the search warrant, police recovered one of the firearms that had been stolen from the Break and Enter on Valcourt Way.

A 29-year-old male has been arrested/charged with the following offences:

  • Breaking and Entering to Steal a Firearm
  • Unauthorized Possession of a Firearm
  • Possession of a Firearm Knowing it is Unauthorized
  • Possession of a Firearm while Prohibited
  • Possession of a Firearm Obtained by Crime
  • Unsafe Storage of a Firearm

A 30-year-old female has been arrested/charged with the following offences:

  • Unauthorized Possession of a Firearm
  • Possession of a Firearm Knowing it is Unauthorized
  • Possession of a Firearm while Prohibited
  • Possession of a Firearm Obtained by Crime
  • Unsafe Storage of a Firearm

The male and female were both lodged at Brandon Police Service and are scheduled to appear in court today.

Police continue to investigate the Break, Enter and Theft.  Anyone with information regarding this or any other crime is encouraged to contact Brandon Police Service at 204-729-2345 or https://www.brandon.ca/police-contact/police-contact.